Two Indians abducted in Nigeria, confirms government

New Delhi , July 1

The government on Thursday confirmed reports that two Indian nationals have been kidnapped in Nigeria and said that the Indian mission in the West African nation is closely coordinating with local agencies in the wake of the incident.

No Indian casualties in Kuwait fire

New Delhi , June 30

No Indian was among the 10 people who died in fire at a villa in Kuwait, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

Tampon makers can help cut violence against women

New York , June 29

Manufacturers of feminine hygiene products, including tampons and sanitary products, could generate vital funds for effective programmes that prevent violence against women, say researchers led by one of Indian origin.

US has no regards for facts over NSG: China

Beijing , June 30

China on Thursday slammed the US over its diplomat's remarks that Beijing had blocked India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), saying it had "no regard" for facts.

Novel technology delivers drugs to brain injuries

New York , June 29

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a technology that may aid in driving drugs or nanoparticles to injured areas of the brain, leading to new therapeutics for traumatic brain injuries.

Bad gut bacteria linked to multiple sclerosis

New York , June 28

Bad gut bacteria -- or an insufficient amount of good bacteria -- may have a direct link to multiple sclerosis, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.