Page-38 of Current Affairs - August, 2014

No conclusive data available on effects of Mobile Phone/Tower on Health: ICMR

As per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), there are no conclusive data available on the issue of Health Hazards due to radiation emitted from cell phone and cell phone tower. Some scientific evidences indicate some bio-effects and potential adverse health effects of Radio Frequency Radiation (RFR). As per ICMR, WHO/International Agency for research on ..

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Supreme court asks Centre to submit proposal to expedite criminal justice system

The Supreme Court has said that the judiciary cannot fast-track cases against MPs and in fact asked the government to submit a proposal within a month to expedite the Criminal justice system in India. The apex court also observed that the pace of criminal justice system is not satisfactory in the country. This statement from ..

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Government conferred Navratna status on CONCOR

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India granted Navratna status to Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR). The company provides logistics solution and has the largest network of 62 Inland Container Depots (ICDs)/container freight stations in India. Besides providing inland transport by rail for containers, it has also ..

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Robert Frederick Panara: Pioneer of Deaf Studies passed away

Robert Frederick Panara (94), the pioneer of deaf studies passed away in Rochester, US. Robert was an author, a poet, a professor who later went on to become the first deaf teacher within the mainstream Higher Education in the US. He helped translate Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Hamlet and Othello into sign language. His wife Shirley Fischer ..

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