Gaucher’s Disease-“A Fat Storage Disorder”

By: Dr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey, Asstt. Editor-ICN LUCKNOW: Our body cells have morphologically diverse sac like structures, Lysosomes. Their primary goals is to breakdown or degrade the proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, food particles and engulfed bacteria and viruses in the presence of some specific hydrolytic enzymes. Mutation in the genes encoding for these lysosomal hydrolytic enzymes or defects in any non- lysosomal activities involved in lysosomal biogenesis or protein maturation causes lysosomal storage diseases. Gaucher disease is one of the lysosomal storage disorders and is an autosomal inherited recessive…

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CBI Bribery Case Adjourned Till November 29 By Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Verma had on Monday filed his response in the top court on the findings of the CVC into corruption allegations against him. The court had declined Verma’s request to adjourn Tuesday’s hearing. CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy, special director Rakesh Asthana, have both accused each other of being corrupt. The Alok Verma-Rakesh Asthana feud was earning the government (and the CBI, of course) bad press. So, both of them were sent on forced leave, literally overnight. M Nageshwar Rao took over as interim director. A bench comprising Chief…

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71.93 Per Cent Voting In Second Phase Of Chhattisgarh Polls

In the 2013 assembly elections, the BJP had bagged 49 seats, Congress got 39, BSP and Independent got one seat each in the 90-member Assembly. RAIPUR: Polling for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, with voting taking place in 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts, officially ended on Tuesday. Around 71.93 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm, an official said. Although the polling officially closed at 5, those who were still in the line and were given slips were allowed to vote. The BJP,…

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Pooja Hgede treats Housefull 4 cast & crew with Mangalorean dishes!

Pooja Hegde who is currently shooting for Sajid Nadiadwala’s successful comedy franchise, Housefull 4, decided to treat the cast and crew of the movie with Mangalorean delicacies. Riding high on the success of her latest release, Aravindha Sametha, the gorgeous actress is a foodie by heart and arranged for mouth-watering delicacies for the cast and crew of Housefull 4. Pooja informs, “Couple of days ago, my mom made some of my favourite traditional Mangalorean dishes- kori roti, chicken sukha and payassam for the cast. She sent it to set at…

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