Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

Building Collapses in Shanghai, 11 Trapped in Rubble

Shanghai, Rescue services pulled out 11 people

alive from a collapsed building in Shanghai today, and about same

number are believed to be still trapped in the rubble.

The building in Shanghai’s Changning district was being

renovated when it collapsed …

160 Ancient Tombs Discovered in Central China

Beijing, Archaeologists in central China’s Henan

Province discovered 160 ancient tombs.

Scientists believe that the tombs were built during the Han Dynasty

(202 BC-220 AD). More than 1,000 cultural relics were unearthed from

the tombs, including bronzeware, ironware and pottery. …

Chinese Scientists Identify Rare Amber Encasing Ancient Sea Animal

Beijing, An international group led by Chinese

scientists identified the first known amber encasing an ancient sea

animal called ammonite about 100 million years ago.

The study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy

of Sciences described the 6.08 …

Heart Deaths Up for First Time in 50 Years

London, Deaths from heart and circulatory

diseases among people under 75 is on the rise for the first time in 50

years, United Kingdom (UK) figures show.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) says increasing rates of

diabetes and obesity are …

Snow Trapped Yaks Starve to Death in India

New Delhi, At least 300 yaks have starved to

death near India’s border with China after getting trapped by heavy

snowfall.

Government official Raj Yadav said they found the corpses in

the north-east state of Sikkim on Friday.

The yaks …

Afghan Security Forces Kill Thirteen Taliban Elements

Kabul, Thirteen Taliban elements were killed in clashes with Afghan security forces in Kandahar province.

The Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement that clashes broke out between the police forces and Taliban elements in the Marouf district of Kandahar …