Religion

From forceful conversion to silent persecutions, displaced Hindu from Pakistan asks ‘who am I?’

Highlighting atrocities of Hindu minority, a documentary by Prakash Jha ‘Who am I?’ rightly targets the plight of displaced Hindus from Pakistan. Forced conversion to Islam, especially targeting young girls have led tremendous fear among the people who are going through ‘silent’ religious persecution in Pakistan. The issue is big, as Hindu community of Pakistan, has been subjected to the gravest human rights violations in Pakistan and deprivation of basic amenities and lack of support...

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Know the weather during Kumbh Mela via these stations

If you are the one who is going to visit Kumbh Mela which is going to be held from January 15 then you will be safe from weather side as a special weather service for Kumbh Mela has been launched...

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Levelling up Prayagraj at an unparallel grandeur, pilgrims to witness ‘Kumbh Mela’ like never before..!! Know what’s new

Levelling up the preparations for one of the largest religious gatherings in the world ‘the Kumbh Mela’, Yogi Sarkar this year gears up to replicate the mela by spreading over an area of 45 km. From using artificial intelligence to building the largest temporary city in the world, here's how Prayagraj is gearing up for Kumbh Mela 2019...

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Gujarat drives out Karuna Abhiyan to save birds from manja injuries during Uttarayan

In order to reduce the bird injuries during the Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti) festival, the state government has appealed to the citizens to cooperate to save birds from 'manja' injuries. The government-run Karuna Abhiyan drive, which will be on from today to January 20, calls on people to rescue injured birds; control rooms will be put up in different cities and towns to resuscitate rescued birds...

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Menstrual Hygiene Scheme to spread awareness among adolescent girls

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha Friday, the Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Ashwini Kumar Choubey emphasised on Government of India supporting the Menstrual Hygiene Scheme. To address the need of menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls residing primarily in rural areas, this scheme provides funds to States or UTs through National Health Mission for decentralized procurement of sanitary napkins packs for provision primarily to rural adolescent girls at subsidized rates as per proposals ..

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Sabarimala issue for Dummies

Sabarimala devotion is holding Kerala Hindus together, where there is no caste or any other discrimination. They know the day they can break Hindu faith, Breaking India forces can have a free run, like it was done in Kashmir valley...

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Gujarat to get AIIMS, and the location is Rajkot

In one more gift to Gujarat by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government in Centre, the State is going to get All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also Health minister today in his briefing here said AIIMS will come up at Rajkot. He said once the land (near Khandheri stadium) which is already identified is allotted by district collector of Rajkot, tendering process for AIIMS will begin. AIIMS in Gujarat will have 800 to the 1,000-bed hospital ..

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The story of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Fateh Singh

Some acts and deeds are so profound that they change the course of history! One such is the martyrdom of the two younger sons of the tenth master of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji! The young and innocent boys, Sahibzada (Prince) Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Fateh Singh attained martyrdom on 26, December, 1705, when they were brutally murdered by Wazir Khan the Mughal Governor of Sirhind. ..

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Virtual reality tumors could help lead to new cancer treatments

Doctors have a new weapon in the fight against cancer: detailed maps of the cells in a tumor that can be explored and analyzed in a virtual reality simulation that its creators say provides researchers with an intuitive new way to examine complex medical data that could lead to unexpected breakthroughs...

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A vacation from work could be a lifesaver

The next time you feel stressed at work and need to get away from it all, it might be a good idea to act on your intuition and book travel tickets for an extended break. A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging, suggests there is a link between taking longer holidays and mortality rate...

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Swaminarayan Sansthan manages to transform 30 years old church into a Hindu temple

A 30-year-old church has recently been transformed into a Hindu temple in the Portsmouth, Virginia in the United States. The Swaminarayan Sansthan who has made this miracle happen will conduct the Pran-Prastistha or consecration ceremony for the idols once the church is restored as a temple. ..

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Over 2 rore children in Maharashtra given measles-rubella vaccine

This campaign began on November 27 with a target of vaccinating 10 lakh children daily and the health machinery is trying its best to complete the target. Currently, this campaign is being carried out in 94000 schools in the state and within a period of a month 2.10 crore children were given the vaccine, the Health Minister said...

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Junk food diet raises depression risk: Study

A diet of fast food, cakes and processed meat may significantly increase risk of depression.The study by a University in UK found that eating foods which are known to promote inflammation such as those high in cholesterol, saturated fats and carbohydrates puts people at 40 per cent higher risk of depression...

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#GitaJayanti: 700 Shlokas act as a Spiritual guide to humanity

Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the ultimate guide to humanity through the philosophy of – Karma – Selfless Work but also the base of the whole universe. Today is Gita Jayanti, the day on which the Bhagavad Gita was revealed is celebrated as the Gita Jayanti festival. This day is the 11th day of the waxing moon of the Mārgashīrṣha month of the Hindu calendar..

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Love, kindness, compassion and tolerance are qualities common to all...

Dalai Lama..

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Intolerance will fizzle out shortly, says Pranab Mukherjee

Intolerance in India is a temporary phase. Mukherjee cites a 5,000 year history of peaceful coexistence and assimilation...

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Muslims demand temple for Imam-E-Hind Sri Ram at his birth place Ayodhya

Making it a historic event in post-independent India, Muslims from all states gathered at Jantar-Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday to take the vow to support the construction of a temple for Sri Ram at his birthplace in Ayodhya...

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Sabarimala: Lord at the Mercy of Lordship

When faith gets pitted against the Constitution, one is bound to ask that if such a situation has aroused by choice or chance. The Sabarimala Temple in the state of Kerala has been at the eye of the storm that has torn the social fabric of the state. The recent Supreme Court judgement has changed the long-standing tradition of allowing only women below 10 and above 50 years to visit the shrine in the dense forests, at the Periyar Tiger Reserve. ..

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Exhibiting strong concern over sweating situations, Meghalaya HC says India should have been declared as Hindu nation

“Pakistan declared themselves as an Islamic country and India since was divided on the basis of religion should have also been declared as a Hindu country but it remained as a secular country,” says Meghalaya High Court while hearing a case of refusal to issue domicile certificate to person by the Meghalaya government...

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Pope sacks Cuddapah Bishop for secretly marrying, having child

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an Indian Bishop guilty of violating the celibacy vow and getting married and having a child also. Prasad Gallela, the Bishop of Cuddapah in Andhra Pradesh has fallen out of the grace of the Roman Catholic Pontiff for violating the celibacy vow...

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Pave way for human rights of Dalit, Tribal Christians: PCML tells Church

On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day the Poor Christians Liberation Movement (PCLM) has asked the Church authorities to pave way for human rights of Christians of Dalit and tribal origin...

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VHP strikes on point; says, "Stop protecting cow killers and maligning Hindu organisations"

Vishwa Hindu Parishad has termed Monday’s incident of Bulandshahar, which resulted in the deaths of Inspector Subodh and Sumit, a youth from the village, as highly unfortunate. In his statement on Wednesday, Dr Surendra Jain, Jt General Secretary of VHP said, there can be no place for murder in any democracy but the way in which a section of the media has tried to blame a certain ideology for the unfortunate incident, without ascertaining the facts, is highly inappropriate. VHP strongly condemns this ..

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The first ever kidney delivered by drone was a flying success

Drone delivery really only seems practical for two things: take-out and organ transplants. Both are relatively light and also extremely time-sensitive. Well, experiments in flying a kidney around Baltimore in a refrigerated box have yielded positive results — which also seems promising for getting your pad thai to you in good kit...

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The Purity and Control over the Thoughts and Beliefs is the bridge to Success…

Swami Ramdev..

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Hindutva: A Silver Bullet for world peace volume 1

A major step towards achieving a globalized world was taken when the world powers conceived the Idea of ‘The League of Nations'. The journey, henceforth, to the formulation of a global platform under the aegis of United Nations had been a major achievement in this direction. The situations under which the General assembly and the Security Council were fashioned once have drastically changed and somewhere the present dexterity of the UN needs a fresh change to cope up with the changing scenario. The ..

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NCW slams church for glorifying accused Bishop in Kerala nun rape case

The National Commission for Women (NCW) levelled accusation against the Catholic Church for ‘glorifying’ the accused bishop of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mullakal in a Kerala nun rape case...

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JeM chief Masood Azhar's video on the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya won't threaten the strong united India

Vocalising hate against India, terrorist Masood Azhar has released a tape issuing threats over building the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. Adhering to his fundamentalism, the Pakistani terrorist has attempted to create a fake fear over the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute...

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#WorldAidsDay: Not just a hashtag but a pledge to eradicate AIDS cases in 12 years

Today is World AIDS Day. The idea to set aside a day for AIDS was first conceived in 1987 after the virus that causes AIDS was first detected in 1986 in India. The WHO in 1988 declared December, 1 every year as World AIDS Day. The day is being observed worldwide to raise awareness, educate and inform people on ways of preventing the disease...

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Compensation formula for faulty hip implant patients approved by Health ministry

The Union Health and Family Welfare department has approved the formula of determination of compensation to patients who had received faulty hip implants prior to August 2010...

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Kerala govt favours 2 Days exclusively for women at Sabarimala Temple

The Kerala government is in favour of keeping two days exclusively for women pilgrims to offer prayers at the Sabarimala temple, a law officer of the state government told the High Court on Friday...

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New twist in killing of American preacher in Andaman Islands

The incident of killing of an American missionary John Allen Chau in last week in the North Sentinel Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has got a new twist with the exposure of religious conversion angle...

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Guru Nanak Dev- Greatest reformer of medieval Bharat

Today is the 550th birth anniversary of great savant Guru Nanak Dev ji. He gave the mantra of unity and homogeneity to the people. ..

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Puja for the spiritualism, not for vulgar entertainment

The pathway to devotion and spiritualism should not be “desecrated” by the blot of the brazen entertainment. The scriptures logically explain why it is antithetical, and its adverse consequences...

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Chardham Yatra ends after closure of Badrinath temple gates for winters

The portals of Uttarakhand's Badrinath Shrine have been closed for winter season amid chants and hymns on today evening. The shrine has been decorated with flowers for the closing ceremony which will be witnessed by a large number of devotees gathered for the occasion from India and abroad...

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New Prescription by doctors in Scotland: Be with ‘Nature’ thrice a day and you will be fine

Since October, doctors in Shetland, Scotland have been authorized to prescribe nature to their patients. It's thought to be the first program of its kind in the U.K. and seeks to reduce blood pressure, anxiety, and increase happiness for those with diabetes, a mental illness, stress, heart disease, and more...

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Thanks Ayushman Bharat! Now pregnant women will deliver babies in Dehradun private hospitals with zero cost

Dehradun and surrounding pregnant women will now be able to deliver the child free of cost even in private hospitals. The Health Department has prepared the work plan for this...

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Dalit Christians caught in the Church vortex

The Christians all over India observed November 11 as “Dalit Liberation Sunday” (DLS) with an avowed aim of bringing the Dalit Christians at par with the ‘Dalit Hindus’ in matters of economic and social equality...

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MRM launches third Parivar Sulah Kendra in U’khand

The Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) on Friday launched the third Parivar Sulah Kendra or Family Disputes Redressal Centre here. Indresh Kumar, MRM Patron and senior RSS functionary formally launched the centre during his visit to Dehradun on Friday...

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US: Empire State Building lights up in orange to celebrate Diwali for the first time

For the first time, the iconic Empire State Building in New York City was lit orange in celebration of Diwali. The world famous structure turned orange last night as Indians across the world celebrated the festival of lights...

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PM Modi celebrates Diwali with those who sacrifice their own, but lighten everyone’s Diwali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today celebrated Diwali with jawans of the Indian Army and ITBP, at Harsil, one of the remotest border posts in Uttarakhand. Greeting the jawans on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights, is enabling the strength of the nation, and securing the future and the dreams of 125 crore Indians...

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Shubh Diwali: Nation embraces into the golden spirit of #Diwali; PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with Jawans

Festival of lights Diwali is being celebrated across the country with traditional fervour and gaiety today. The festival, which marks the victory of good over evil, is celebrated by lighting up houses, temples and other public places. People also worship the Goddess of wealth Lakshmi on the occasion...

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Centre sends health experts to Madhya Pradesh to verify reports of Zika infection

The Union Health Ministry has sent a team of experts to Madhya Pradesh to verify reports of Zika virus cases in the state, on Thursday. A team from the National Centre for Disease Control and the Emergency Medical Response was dispatched after local authorities said three people had tested positive for the virus...

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Ten days, Dubai to be with India; will celebrate Diwali with enthusiasm and excitement

Excitement is escalating day by day as our festival of joy, lights, sweets Diwali is approaching nearer. The excitement is not bound to Indian borders, the whole world celebrates Diwali. This will be seen in Dubai as well. Al Seef, the waterfront promenade by Meraas that is rooted in Dubai’s culture and heritage, will join hands with the Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment, an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Dubai Police and the Consulate General of India for ..

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Gujarat watchful following detection of Zika virus infection

Gujarat health machinery is vigilant following the detection of Zika virus infection. Principal Secretary of State Health Department and Health commissioner Jayanti Ravi said that one case of Zika virus infection has been reported and the patient has been cured...

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Sabarimala is not a circus arena

I daresay, the non-spiritual lawyers hardly know about the “DNA of faith” and its significance in the pursuit of GOD. Faith, in fact, is a far “subtler” subject which can’t be touched, felt and analyzed with the hammer and tongs of court’s jurisprudence...

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European Court sweats off cutting risky rope, cites defaming prophet Muhammad is not a 'free expression'

Defaming the Prophet Muhammad “goes beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate" and "could stir up prejudice and put at risk religious peace” and thus exceeds the permissible limits of freedom of expression, ruled the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday, upholding a lower court decision...

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A new test can screen for every bacteria that causes disease in humans

More than 300 types of bacteria can cause diseases in humans. Now we finally have a way to screen for them all at once. Today’s most advanced platforms for bacteria screening can only look for signs of 19 types of bacteria in a sample. Now, researchers at Columbia University say they’ve come up with a new system that can screen for all 307 types that are known to cause diseases in humans simultaneously — and it could prove to be a powerful weapon in the global battle against antibiotic resistance...

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Christian organisation chief demands probe into death of Fr Kuriakose

President of Poor Christian Liberation Movement (PCLM) R L Francis has demanded an inquiry into the mysterious death of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, a key witness in the rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal. Father Kuriakose was found dead in Punjab's Jalandhar today...

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Hajj pilgrimage opens digital gate; Online application begins, register now!

Announcing dates and schedule for Hajj 2019, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slated the dates for online application process to commence from October 18, Thursday. The Union Minister also noted that the offline application process will start from October 22, 2018. ..

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Gujarat issues alert in the wake of rise in Zika Virus cases in Rajasthan

The Gujarat government has issued special alerts in view of the cases of Zika Virus spread in neighboring state Rajasthan. An official of the Health Department said that people with symptoms of fever, such as those coming from Rajasthan and due to Zika virus infection will be looked at and medical teams will be deployed at the airport, bus stations and railway stations for their identification...

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Sugar pills can help tiny robots navigate your body

By 2030 we’ll all have armies of microscopic robots flowing through our bodies, diagnosing diseases and delivering drug treatments where needed...

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The Sins of the Believers

The controversies that surround the church fraternity are often deliberately ignored and the recent Nun Rape case is a standing testimony for that. In the state of Kerala alone, dozens of such cases had been reported in the past where the church had in several instances tried to buy the silence of victims. ..

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Let's celebrate this Navratri with a vow of respecting feminine power, victory over evil

The festival of Navratri, which marks the worship of Goddess Durga, began today with religious fervour and gaiety. Devotees thronged temples from early this morning to offer their prayers to the Goddess. On the first day of Navaratri, Devi Durga is worshipped as Shailaputri...

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Running away from any problem only increases the distance from the solution…

Gaur Gopal Das..

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Priests sex abuse scandals dent Pope Francis popularity in US

The sexual abuse scandal has undermined Pope Francis’ once-soaring popularity in the United States, with a poll released on Tuesday showing that support for the pontiff has dropped precipitously among Americans, according to New York Times...

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Hinduism should not be viewed through the narrow prism of Marxism

Tarnishing the image of Hinduism is the main goal of the Mainstream Media (MSM) and the intellectuals who view at it from Western angles...

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Kerala women too protest SC verdict on Sabarimala entry

Ironically though, thousands of women and men on Tuesday marched in protest of the Supreme Court verdict removing the age restrictions and allowing entry to all the female devotees at the Sabarimala Temple in the state...

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Frightening Franco Fiasco

The blitzkrieg that has hit the Catholic Church in India over the last couple of months could verily use another set of three Fs – the ‘Frightening Franco Fiasco’. It is frightening because of the incalculable harm, and in some cases, irreparable loss, to the otherwise “goody” image of the Catholic Church in India. It was a fiasco because of the fumbling, bumbling silence of the CBCI and the Papal Nuncio in India...

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SC opens gates of Sabarimala Temple for women

The Supreme Court today paved the way for the entry of women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its 4:1 verdict, said banning the entry of women into the shrine is gender discrimination and the practice violates rights of Hindu women. It said religion is a way of life basically to link life with divinity...

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Disturbed with news of conversion, this bureaucrat goes on mission ‘ghar wapasi’

Senior IAS officer R S Pandey, a bureaucrat posted as Deputy Director General in the Ministry of Commerce, has taken up this mission to bring those converted families back to their ancestral religion...

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PM Modi brings medical gifts for the nation; cuts ribbon of Ayushman Bharat at Ranchi

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday cut the ribbon for one of the biggest health insurance schemes, Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana. Along with this PM Modi unveiled plaques to lay the Foundation Stone for medical colleges at Chaibasa and Koderma. He also inaugurated 10 Health and Wellness Centres...

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Outer peace is possible only when there is inner peace & the way to create inner peace is through meditation & an attitude of service…

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar..

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When honored, being grateful is the best gesture! Expressing gratitude Anganwadi workers meet PM Modi for doubling their incentive

Expressing gratitude and happiness, a group of 100 Anganwadi workers called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decision on the recent announcement of increase in honorarium and other incentives. Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi was also present at the event. ..

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Strengthened health sector in India leads reduction of 4 percent in death of children below the age of five

Children are the future of the country but they are also very delicate. The children aged below five are volatile to various diseases that cause death too. However, India is moving ahead and is protecting these small children very effectively with the strengthened health sector. The strengthened health sector in India has led steady reduction in death of children below the age of five by 4 percent in last five years...

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We think that happiness is like some kind of commodity... No, when your life comes to ease, happiness is a natural consequence…

Sadhguru..

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Over 80% decline in estimated new AIDS infection cases since 1995 in India: Report

There has been more than 80 percent decline in estimated new HIV infection cases in the country since its peak in 1995. This was disclosed in the HIV Estimations 2017 report released by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in New Delhi on Friday...

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गणपती आग्मन सोहळा! This Ganesh Chaturthi seek blessings from these eco-friendly Ganpati idols

Celebrated on a grand scale in Mumbai and Pune, joy knows no bounds for the devotees. In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi will begin on September 13 lighting up the streets brightly, people visit several pandals throughout the city, and many also bring Ganpati idols to their humble abode. This year like always there are several pandals that will bring Ganpati Bappa idols to their abode but with a twist. This Ganeshotsav let’s welcome eco-friendly Ganpati Bappa with a message to save the environment...

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New Cancer Vaccine showed to be 100% effective in mice with aggressive melanoma

A new cancer vaccine involving an immunotherapy drug and a chemical that boosts its efficacy has just shown a 100% success rate in treating melanoma in mice, according to a new study...

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Pradhan Mantri Arogya Yojana adds one more disease in treatment list: Child Cancer

One of the beneficial schemes for the country, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana has spread its roots further as treatment of childhood cancer will be covered the scheme. NITI Aayog member Dr. Vinod Kumar Paul said the rate in this regard has been fixed. Dr. Paul said the scheme will provide health insurance cover of five lakh rupees to poor families. He said below Poverty Line (BPL) and lower-middle-class families will benefit from it...

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HINDUTVA: SECULARISM OR COMMUNALISM

As 2019 approaches, Nehruvians and Left-liberals are ganging up to engage the educated mind in unproductive debates of islamophobia, Hindu militancy and to the extent of seeding young minds with fear of a imaginary Hindu Pakistan in the making at the behest of RSS and BJP. But, let us take this accusation of Hindu Pakistan further and for the sake of argument let us try to understand what this Hindu Pakistan would look like if anything of such kind ever could exist and before that let’s try to understand ..

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Stage set for 2nd World Hindu Congress, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat to grace mega event

The City of Chicago is all set to witness the much celebrated World Hindu Congress (WHC) beginning from September 7. During this three-day international convention, leaders from different walks of life will deliberate on the issues pertaining to the welfare of world’s largest community...

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1.5 lakh health and wellness centres to be set up under Ayushman Bharat

India to lay carpet for nearly 1.5 lakh health centers which will take Ayushman Bharat Scheme which us one of the biggest healthcare schemes of the world a step ahead. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the government is providing affordable health care and universal health cover to the people of the country...

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Celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor, India marks Janmashtami encouraging goodwill and generosity

“In one of the paragraphs of the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna says that whenever there is be a predominance of evil and decline of religion, he will reincarnate to destroy the evil and let the good take over.” Celebrated with great fervor in India and abroad, Janmashtami is one most celebrated and renowned festival among the Hindus. The main significance of Janmashtami is to promote goodwill as it is to knock down evil intentions. ..

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Knowledge is a combination of facts and concepts. Facts are not concepts.You can measure facts, not concepts…

Devdutt Pattanaik..

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Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51; Prez Kovind, PM Modi condoles

Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness at the age of 51 years. Tarun Sagar took his last breathe at around 3 AM on Saturday at Radhapuri Jain temple in east Delhi’s Krishna Nagar area...

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Jharkhand Baby Farms-Flourishing brazen Industry of commercial baby rearing

PRIYA S dwells into the flourishing business of baby selling involving nuns of Missionaries of Charity in Jharkhand...

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana gets logo

Giving power point presentation on 'Ayushman Bharat, the Health Minister JP Nadda said that work is very much on track to launch the flagship health insurance scheme on Septemeber 25, on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya...

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Appreciating a positive gesture, these Eid celebration pictures give an eco-friendly message to the Muslim Community

On Wednesday the Muslim Community celebrated Eid al Adha where millions of goats were sacrificed as a ritual among them. But some of the Muslims adopted a different way to celebrate the Eid and with a tag of eco-friendly Eid without harming any animal. This gesture is very appreciable as it not only saves animals’ lives but it spreads the message of keeping the animal safe and a good example for future generations too...

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Eid- al Ecofriendly: Take a knife and cut a cake rather than goat

Today on the occasion of Eid-al Adha or popularly known as Bakri Eid, we see thousands of goats get sacrificed for the feasts. But the people of Lucknow have proved that even the Bakri Eid can be celebrated in an eco-friendly manner. Rather than cutting the goat, people over there had cut a cake which had a picture of a goat. With this deed, the Muslims over there neither hurt their sentiments nor cut any animal...

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With abating rainfall in Kerala, Centre races to avert outbreak of disease due to flood

As rainfall in Kerala recedes and with people moving back to pavilion, the fear of outbreak situation is being duly monitored on a daily basis and the strategic Health Operation Centre has been activated. Until now there has been no outbreak of communicable disease in the state. ..

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Sins of Catholic clerics: Over 300 priests, bishops accused of child sex abuse; victims more than 1,000 throughout US

The sins of priests and Bishops are coming out one after the other. These priests and Bishops are committing serious crimes including sexual assault, blackmailing etc rather serving the message of ‘God’ to the people. The shocking exposition this time comes from Pennsylvania, United States where at least 300 priests are accused of child sex abuse by more than 1,000 victims throughout the country...

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#DigitalIndia on religious path; now book darshan, ritual timing for Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Taking a Digital India Mission a further step ahead, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttar Pradesh has initiated a single window system from today for devotees. From now on any devotee can do advance booking of rituals related to Lord Shiva...

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Despite OPEN and CLOSE being opposite words, we only OPEN our hearts to someone CLOSE to us...

Gaur Gopal Das ..

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Sisters! Tie these Rakhis on your brothers’ wrist and indirectly to environment

Hey Sisters! This year tie Rakhis on your brothers’ wrist which will be indirectly to the environment as we have eco friendly Rakhis. Eco-friendly Rakhis are being sold by TRIFED, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Tribal Affairs...

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Jharkhand’s Central Hospital to be soon under Labour Welfare Organisation; paves way for setting up new Medical College

The Central Hospital at Karma of Jharkhand will be soon transferred under the Ministry of Labour & Employment along with its land and building to the Jharkhand Government free of cost to establish a new Medical College under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for Establishment of Medical Colleges attached with Existing District / Referral Hospitals and cater to the health needs of the people in the region...

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Did the Church leaders unknowingly expose Karunanidhi’s active role in dissemination of Christianity ?

The Church leaders have unreservedly mourned the death of Karunanidhi. The Church and Christian leaders are not so univocal. On such sentimental issues, their responses are customarily very much formal or official. But in the case of expressing about the death of Kalaignar, their mourning is visible when they say: “Karunanidhi's death is a big loss to religious minorities and other oppressed groups like Dalits.”..

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Hinduism should not be viewed through the narrow prism of Marxism

Tarnishing the image of Hinduism is their main goal. Not unexpectedly, some stories even proclaim that in India “women” are thus demonized and their menstruation is abhorred...

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List of measures taken to ensure quality of generic medicines at affordable prices: Read here

To ensure the quality of generic medicines at affordable prices in the country, Minister Mansukh Mandaviya listed the number of measures taken by the government on Tuesday. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated that drugs manufactured in the country, irrespective of whether branded or generic, are required to comply with the same standards as prescribed in the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules made thereunder for their quality...

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At least 809 complaints of advertisements pertaining to Ayush, herbal medicines or products received in last three years

Around 809 complaints of advertisements pertaining to Ayush and herbal medicines/products have been received during the last three years. This was said by AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik on Tuesday. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister Shripad Yesso Naik said that about 809 complaints of advertisements pertaining to Ayush and herbal medicines/products have been received during the period from April 2015 to March 2018...

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“100% coverage of Swachh Bharat Mission in Oct 2019, can avert up to 3 lakhs death” says WHO applauding India

Commending India for its efforts in shaping a country to look upon, the World Health Organization has lauded the very first mission under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi, the Swachh Bharat Mission. Lauding India’s commitment to augment coverage of safe sanitation services, WHO assumes “If 100% coverage is achieved by October 2019, could avert up to 3 lakhs deaths due to diarrheal disease and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) since the country launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014.”..

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'Seva Bhoj Yojna' launched; lessening burden on religious institutions offering food free of cost

Union Ministry of Culture has launched a scheme to reimburse the central share of CGST and IGST on food, Prasad, langar or Bhandara offered by religious and charitable institutions on Wednesday...

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Only when you begin to experience one as something more than a person, only then they will be your Guru, till then they may not…

Sadhguru..

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Women’s panel calls for abolishing church confession; Bishops' body oppose

The National Commission of Women (NCW) has called for abolishing the ritualistic practice of confession in the churches in view of the growing incidents of molestation of women by the priests in the churches. The advise of the NCW has come under fire from the Church...

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Security Forces showed thumbs up by evacuating all stranded Mansarovar Pilgrims in U’khand

Our Security forces on Tuesday said “Mission Accomplished” when they evacuated all the stranded pilgrims of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in Uttarakhand's Gunji. And also the normal movement of Yatris has again started...

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Global Church body comes in support of Swami Agnivesh, condemns attack

Swami Agnivesh, who faced the people’s wrath for denigrating Hindu deities and insulting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has found a global sympathiser in World Council of Churches (WCC) that condemned the attack on this ‘renowned social activist’ in India...

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India sees major reductions in HIV infections says UN report

India is progressing on health path as a UN report says that that the country has seen a major reduction in the number of new HIV infections, AIDS-related deaths and people living with HIV from 2010 to 2017 on the back of sustained and focused efforts, according to a UN report...

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Ashima Sharma named brand ambassador of Anaj Bank

Bollywood film star Ashima Sharma has been nominated as Brand Ambassador of Anaj Bank by founder chairman Dr Rajiv Shrivastava...

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Leading Catholics urge CBCI, Vatican to sack rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

s many as 168 leading Catholic figures and lay people have darted letters to the Vatican urging the Pope to sack the Indian Bishop accused of raping a nun even as Bishop Franco Mulakkal who is accused of raping a nun in Kerala, pleaded that he was being fabricated by the nun...

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Cops seek freezing bank funds of Mother Teresa nuns

Exposure of child trafficking activities following arrest of a nun from Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa, the investigating cops and tax officials have sought to freeze the bank funds of the nuns associated with Missionaries of Charity...

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Sharia courts will be dangerous for Muslim women and the country; VHP demands dissolution of AIMPLB

The VHP says that the establishment of Sharia Courts in all the districts of the country will be detrimental not only for the Muslim women but the entire nation. ..

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Who said Aadhaar is mandatory to Ayushman Bharat? This is totally incorrect: Health Ministry

Some newspapers have reported on Thursday that the use of Aadhaar Card will be a “must” to avail benefits under the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission...

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Rapist 'Father' who misused 'Confession', surrenders: Big questionmark of Confessions and its 'byproducts'

The whole episode has put a big questionmark on the system of Confessions and its relvance and trustworthyness. No one can deny that the 'Thiruvalla' incidance is a an isolated and rare one... this is the only which has got voice...there might be thousands buried under the suppression and threats by the Holy Priests!..

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AIMPLB to open Sharia Courts in all districts as MRM questions motive

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has planned to set up Sharia Courts i.e. Darul-Qaza in all the districts of the country. With this move the AIMPLB wants to spread awareness about Sharia law among the lawyers, judges and the common man by activating its Tafheem-e-Shariyat (TeS)...

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These microneedles can dissolve in the skin to deliver drugs

We have heard many times people saying that they are afraid of injections as they pinch you or causes a pinchy pain that now here is your mantra where you won’t even come to know how the medicine has been injected in your body...

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Maharashtra: "Pandharichi Wari" to resume from Dehu today

Maharashtra's 700 years old tradition, "Pandharichi Wari" in which devotees of Lord Vitthala called Varkari trace the route to Pandharpur. Wari for this year will resume from today. For this holy function Devotees from all over state gathers in Dehu and Alandi, the native places of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and Sant Dnyaneshvar Maharaj in Pune district and the procession starts for its final destination, Pandharpur...

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NHA launches process to empanel hospitals to achieve universal health coverage

In order to improve access for the unreached sections of the population and give them a proper healthcare, The National Health Agency (NHA), the apex body for implementation of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme, has launched a formal process to empanel public and private hospitals to achieve universal health coverage...

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It’s 'Nun' of Kerala Bishop’s ‘Business’

A Kerala Bishop has been accused of sexually exploiting a nun for years. In another case some priests were alleged to have 'blackmailed and sexually abused' a married woman in Kerala for years. And the Catholic Church is just sitting idle. There is no reaction from the progressive intellectuals and media. This silence is criminal...

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Madhya Pradesh to become ‘Medical Pradesh’ soon: Ayushman Bharat Yojana to step in this Independence Day

Madhya Pradesh is going to have a medical revolution as world’s biggest healthcare scheme; Ayushman Bharat Yojana will be implemented in the state from this Independence Day...

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Amarnath Yatra suspended suspended due to heavy rains

Frequent disruptions caused by heavy rains have caused to suspend the Amarnath Yatra from Jammu. While the over 2,000 pilgrims who were stranded in Udhampur, left for the Pahalgam base camp this morning, a police officer said. ..

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Declining maternal mortality graph in Madhya Pradesh owes an award

Reducing maternal mortality has added a cheery to the cake in Madhya Pradesh development. For this good achievement, the state is going to be awarded today...

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Freeze life! This drug will freeze cancer cell and kill them: Study

Cancer has been a very risky and killer disease. People have been going through lot of stress and the chemotherapy these patients undergo can never be rightly described. But now, the patients and those detected by cancer can breathe a sigh of relief. The scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze the cancer cells and will also kill them. ..

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Millions dreams coming true! India’s first group of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris enters China through Nathula Pass

Close to the much awaited destination of Kailash Mansarovar, many dreams have about to come true. India’s first officially organized group of Indian pilgrims has entered China through Nathula Pass. The Tibet autonomous region welcomed the pilgrims on Wednesday...

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Andhra Pradesh: Pilot state to celebrate ‘Health Festival’

Andhra Pradesh becomes the first state in the country to cut the ribbon for a ‘Health Festival.’ This festival proved to be a boon for the state’s people as it brought 14 free dialysis centers and facility like Telemedicine for them as a healthy gift...

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Bravehearts of India mark the InternationalYogaDay with pride, honour and harmony

Today on International Yoga Day, we hear from many people that Yoga fever is in the air but Yoga is on Ice, Water too as our security forces have celebrated Yoga Day in any situation they are for the protection of our mother India. In other words, we can say there is no need for any special place for doing Yoga or any required environment to do so. Our Air Force, ITBP, BSF, Navy Jawans have performed Yoga in the places where we cant even imagine, have a look..

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"Yoga day has become a mass movement": PM Modi leads a massive gathering in Yoga abhyaas at Dehradun

International Yoga Day is an inspirational moment for Yoga lovers and also for those who are wishing to get into this world of rejuvenation and relaxation. Today is the time to spread the message of Yoga all over the world. This ancient way of keeping the body fit and free from all kinds of diseases is nothing but a boon of Indian Culture and ancient Indian Science too. Today the world is celebrating the 4th International Yoga Day. To demonstrate the power of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ..

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Creating an air bridge, Indian Air Force airlifts Kailash Mansarovar pilgrim’s yatra through helicopter

Hindering the journey of many pilgrims to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra due to landslide and unfavorable weather conditions, the Indian Air Force came in as a rescue squad. The Indian Air Force worked as an air bridge between Pithoragarh and Gunji in effort to airlift 1,080 registered passengers to Gunji for annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra...

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Gaming addiction is a 'mental health disorder': WHO

Many times we hear our elders speaking that how interesting their childhood was, they use to play many physical games. Even now children do play games but digitally. Almost every child in urban cities plays games digitally. This habit of ‘Gaming’ has been now classified as a mental disorder by the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur lays foundation stone of 250-bedded Hamirpur medical college

In a bid to strengthen medical facilities in the state, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur laid the foundation stone of 250-bedded hospital of Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College in Hamirpur. Notably, CM Jai Ram Thakur along with laying the foundation stone of Medical College also inaugurated residential block of Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College and performed online foundation of the college campus at village Thai. The 250-bedded hospital would come up at a cost of ..

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Church leaders misleading Christian community about BJP, RSS: PCLM

Senior columnist and President of PCML R L Francis alleged that the Protestant and Catholic Churches are spreading falsehood and canard against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and also against the Union Government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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This therapy could stitch together damaged spinal cords

Here’s the thing about the spinal cord: you’ve only got one. And right now, if you injure it, doctors can’t fix that. All they can do is try to reduce further damage. But a new, experimental gene therapy may change that. In new research published Thursday, rats paralyzed from spinal cord injuries were able to move their legs and paws again...

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Eid Mubarak! Immersed in the ‘Unity’ of crescent moon, Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with great fervor and gaiety today

India has always believed in ‘Unity in Diversity’ and with this the people in the country celebrate each and every festival with the same traditional fervor and gaiety across the country. Today on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, let us all come together and celebrate this auspicious day with contentment and love of brotherhood. ..

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Drum rolls! India on right track, maintains ‘Polio Free’ status

Progressing on the health sector, India has emerged on a commendable note with showing development in many terms. WHO hailed India on maintaining the ‘polio free status’ ever since the last case of polio was found in India in 2011. The Polio Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) reviewed the country programme activities and make recommendations; the expert member group concluded that ‘the country is on the right track’. ..

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20 states commit towards implementation of Ayushman Bharat Mission

With an aim to benefit 10 crores (50 crore people) families of the nation, 20 states have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementing Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM). It will be cashless and paperless access to services upto Rs. 5 lakhs per year will be available for the beneficiary families at the point of service in both public and private empanelled hospitals across India...

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Catholic schools to teach Constitution to students

Against the background of countrywide criticism over their letters for prayer to ‘save constitution’, ‘to elect a new government that would protect plurality of India’ and ‘to protect the human rights’ the Catholic Bishops have decided to teach constitution in their schools to educate the students...

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Global Church body sends Eid greetings to Muslim community

The World Council of Churches (WCC), a global Church conglomerate has extended its warm greetings to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. WCC general Secretary Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered written greetings of peace...

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National Health Protection Mission ‘Ayushman Bharat’ launched in Himachal to provide best health services

In a bid to provide best health services to the people of the State, Ayushman Bharat–National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) was launched in the Himachal Pradesh. Notably, Himachal Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar participated in the Health Ministers Conclave at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday. On this occasion, Union Health Minister exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding with the Health Ministers of 20 States including Himachal Pradesh marking their commitment towards the launch ..

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#WorldBloodDonorDay: Twitter spreads the message of boon for humans ‘Blood Donation’

We all see the posters of blood donation with good slogans which appeals us to donate blood which saves a life, we see blood donation camps etc but we sometimes ignore it. But today, on World Blood Donor Day we shall take a pledge to donate blood as it is beneficial for us as well as to whom we donate. For example, if we donate blood then new fresh blood gets produced and our donated blood will save someone’s life too...

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MRM endeavours to maintain communal harmony: Indresh Kumar

Addressing the Muslim gatherings on the occasion of ‘Roja Iftar’ organised by Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) activists across the country, Indresh Kumar, Patron of the MRM and senior RSS functionary reiterated that the Muslim Rashtriya Manch has been busy since its inception in 2002 to maintain the communal harmony in the country...

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#InternationalYogaDay2018: PM Modi to give fitness mantra; have a look at preps in Dehradun

Exactly a week is remaining for International Yoga Day and this year Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun has been selected for the main event of this day. PM Modi will be participating in this event by performing Yoga. And also for this, the state government has staring its preparation...

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Some Breast Cancer patients can skip Chemotherapy; thanks to new genetic insight

A new class of patients could soon be treated for breast cancer, no chemotherapy required. That’s because they don’t really benefit from it, according to a study published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine...

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Har Har Mahadev! General V K Singh flags off first batch of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra

Hoping the pilgrims of the much awaited Kailash Manasarovar yatra 2018 conclude their journey smoothly, Union Minister of External Affairs general V K Singh flagged off the first batch comprising 60 yatris...

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Sweat and sacrifice will lead you to the journey of success

Shilpa Shetty Kundra..

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U’Khand holds curtain raiser event for Intl Yoga Day: Swami Ramdev, CM Rawat rehearse Yoga

There are only 14 days remaining for International Yoga Day and this year Uttarakhand’s capital has been selected as the host the main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations (IDY-2018). Yoga guru Swami Ramdev and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday took part in a curtain raiser event in Dehradun...

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Standing by his words on availing affordable healthcare facilities, PM Modi samvad’s with beneficiaries of Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana

Availing affordable cardiac stents, knee implants, the schemes tabled by the government has hit the right target. Initiating constant efforts to ensure affordability among the people pertaining to healthcare, the Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana has hit the right chords. Interacting to the beneficiaries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assures of implying to the promises made and provides best services resorting to the healthcare facilities. ..

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Health Ministry closes gates of 82 medical colleges, exempts from giving admission for new academic session

This year we will face a shortage of around 10000 doctors as compared to last year because 82 medical colleges in the country have been barred by the Health Ministry from giving admissions to students for the academic session 2018-19, based on the recommendation of the Medical Council of India (MCI)...

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Acche din! Maternal Mortality rate in India goes down with 22%

India fighting against maternal mortality has now achieved a significant decline of 22% since 2013. According to the just-released SRS bulletin (2016), India has shown impressive gains in reduction of Maternal Mortality with 22% reduction in since 2013...

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This Tooth-Mounted Diet Tracker will keep an eye on your relationship with food

A tooth-mounted sensor has been engineered that tracks your every bite (and what it contains). Such a device could be useful, but it could also exacerbate our already-problematic relationship with food...

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Unique gift on environment day; India gifts its women with biodegradable sanitary napkin

Adding feather to the existing victory hat, the women on World Environment day have been given a unique gift. An Oxo- biodegradable Sanitary Napkin which has been launched by the Government under the ‘Janaushadhi Suvidha’, the affordable sanitary napkins will now become available at over 3,600 Janaushadhi Kendras functional in 33 States/UTs across India...

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AYUSH, MSME Ministries join hands to boost Traditional Medical sector

In order to boost medicinal benefits of India on a national level, Ministry of MSME and Ministry of AYUSH signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of the Ministers of AYUSH and MSME on Monday. The MoU will create synergies through the institutions and schemes of both ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country. The objective of this partnership is to position India as a world leader in “Holistic Healthcare”...

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Kedarnath breaks its record: More than 5 lakh pilgrims seeks darshan in just one month

The fast-pious devotees who have reached the Kedarnath shrine in the last one month have been convinced that the number of pilgrims who reached Kedarnath Nath Dham this time will be much higher than the previous years...

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This part of brain makes you experience ‘Spirituality’

Scientists have identified a possible neurobiological home for the spiritual experience—the sense of connection to something greater than oneself...

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Giving relief to charitable trusts who provide free food, new scheme ‘SevaBhojYojna’ introduced

The Charitable trusts who provide Food/Prasad/Langar (Community Kitchen)/Bhandara free of cost without any discrimination to Public/Devotees, for them government has introduced a new scheme named ‘SevaBhojYojna’ in which envisages to reimburse the Central Government share of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) on purchase of raw items such as ghee, edible oil, atta/maida/rava/flour , rice pulses, sugar, burra/jiggery etc which go into preparation of food/Prasad..

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Meet your new organ: Interstitium

We all know about our organs but if someone says that a new organ has been added to your organ list the? The interstitium is your newest organ. Scientists identified it for the first time because they are better able to observe living tissues at a microscopic scale, according to a recent study published in Scientific Reports...

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Difference between Religious Propagation and Conversion

I implore all patriots, if his or her religion happens to be Christianity, to look deep into the meaning and significance of the act of conversion; the convert learns to look down upon his parents’ religion and culture; the significance of conversion is divisive for the family of the convert and the society at large. ..

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Take this pill and Flu virus gone from your body in just 24 hours

We are fighting with many diseases with different medicines etc but now science has added a new tool to fight against Flu which can remove the Flu virus in just 24 hours from your body. ..

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Dehradun! Be ready, you are the host of this year’s International Yoga Day

Take out your Yoga mats, exercise clothes etc as less than a month for International Yoga Day (IDY) is remaining, preparations have started as this year’s celebrations of Main Event is to be organized in Dehradun on June 21...

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Now no more late medication for liver patients: This blood test can detect the damage before its symptoms

Science can do anything now one of the boons for humans is brought by our scientists is that they have developed a quick and robust blood test that can detect liver damage before the symptoms appear. This will add a speed where the patients with liver disease get late treatment...

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NCCI expresses concern over ‘violation of minority human rights’

The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI), an apex body of the protestant churches in India, has expressed serious concern over the “worsening situation of violation of human rights in the country”...

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Delhi Archbishop’s ‘prayer’ letter evokes nationwide criticism

The letter of Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto asking the church leaders and members of the Catholic community to pray and observe fast on every Friday till the 2019 elections are held to defeat the ‘nationalist groups’ has evoked nationwide criticism from various organisations, political parties and lay people...

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Govt hospitals told to take steps to contain spread of Nipah virus: Mah Health Minister

No patient affected by Nipah virus which attacked people in Kerala, is found in Maharashtra. There is no need to panic. Still, if any symptoms of this ailment are observed, the patients should immediately contact the doctors, appealed State Public Health Minister Dr Dipak Sawant on Tuesday...

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Christian groups repeatedly tamper democracy ; Why Election Commission silent, asks LRO

In a letter sent to the ECI, LRO Convener Vinay Joshi has slammed the body for its languorous approach to tackle the Christian groups which are tampering the very spirit of democracy by spreading nefracious propoganda. ..

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Catholic Church leaders raise objection to chanting ‘Jai Hind’

After the Delhi Archbishop’s letter to the ‘faithful’ in Christian community to pray and observe fast on every Friday in the churches to defeat the ‘nationalist forces and parties’ coming to power in 2019 general elections again, the Catholic Church leaders have taken objection to chanting of ‘Jai Hind’...

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India is firmly committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens says J P Nadda at World Health Assembly

India is firmly committed to achieving universal health coverage for its citizens as has been articulated in our National Health Policy 2017.” This was stated by J P Nadda, the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during his addresses at the Plenary Meeting of the 71st World Health Assembly, at Geneva today. The Health Minister spoke on the theme: Health for All: Commit To Universal Health Coverage...

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Stay alert, Stay safe! Mysterious Nipah virus slays 10 people in Kerala

: Health related issues are such that needs proper tackling and given undue importance. In the wake of Nipah virus spreading across places have led to the death of almost ten people in Kerala. In this pretext, the Union Health Minister JP Nadda has asked the Director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to visit Kerala's Kozhikode district to assist the state government...

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Delhi Archbishop calls for nationwide prayers to influence 2019 elections

Archbishop of Delhi Anil JT Couto called on the faithful in every parish to recite the prayer and fast for a year starting May 13, 2018 and perform the Eucharistic adoration every Friday until the 2019 elections...

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Lord Kedarnath extends his Darshan timings: 2 hours increased due to impressive increase in Yatris this year

Looking at the wreath of devotees in Kedarnath, time of observation has been extended in the afternoon. For the first time after the calamity of 2013, such a large number of passengers are reaching Kedarnath. Mangesh Ghildiyal, District Magistrate of Rudraprayag, said that after watching the number of passengers, Badrinath-Kedar in the afternoon, after the talk of the temple committee, the time of Darshan has been extended for more than one and a half hours...

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Science creates ‘nanodrops’: Will help to get rid of spectacles

Now soon you will be free of wearing spectacles if you are suffering from farsightedness or nearsightedness as these drops will be your saviors...

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Now researchers will diagnose diseases even if cells change structure

It’s sometimes difficult to see exactly what’s going on with individual cells as they fight disease. And that can make it hard to figure out what a person needs to make them better...

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When meditating, You change world with your vibes

Sri Sri Ravi shankar ..

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Situation moulds you in anything: An engineer saves a life as a doctor

Do you remember Hindi movie 3 Idiots? The same in which Aamir Khan, an engineering student delivers a baby in an emergency situation using his ‘engineer brainy techniques’ without any doctor’s help; not even electricity. The same situation aroused and here is a story where a senior undergraduate engineer saves a life that too in a flight...

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Boon from science! It can reverse aging blood cells

From revitalizing heartbeats and increasing longevity, to removing disorders via gene editing, blood-borne challenges are approached with new solutions as quickly as we can innovate them. While many of the solutions we currently have can tackle blood disorders reactively, researchers at the University of Lunds in Sweden have devised a method that could address blood disorders proactively...

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Appreciating the efforts, PM Modi reviews preparation for the launch of Health programme ‘Ayushmaan Bharat’

Aiming to achieve milestones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Ayushmaan Bharat has gained quite a lot of momentum. PM Modi on Monday reviewed the progress of preparations towards the launch of the ambitious Health Assurance programme under Ayushman Bharat. ..

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Reframe Quran verses that spread "killing of Jews, Christians and kufr" dictates France

France has again raised its voice against Islam and its Quran by opining to eliminate the verses from that incites violence and legitimizes the killings of Jews Christians, and nonbelievers in particular...

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Ayushman Bharat to spread its roots with an aim to set up 150000 health care centers

In order to share and give a common understanding of the multiple components to enable the Health and Wellness Centres (HWC) to deliver comprehensive primary health care, a two-day conference was organized under Ayushman Bharat...

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Jotting down benefits for people, Modi Govt approves multi-specialty hospital in New Delhi

Jotting down list of improvements and new developments, the Modi cabinet in a new welcoming move has approved a proposal for establishing a 100 bedded hospital at Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC), Najafgarh, New Delhi. Union Minister of Health J P Nadda expressing gratitude towards this approval said that this would take the ambitious ‘SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas’ project...

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Directing to boost healthcare sectors, 20 AIIMS to be set up across India

Moving a step towards making things easy for the people and focusing on their health, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday approved setting up more 20 All India Institutes of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) across the country, six of which have already been established, and to upgrade 73 medical colleges...

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Teenagers! More friends on social media are injurious to mental health: Study

Did you always want to be the most popular kid in school? Do you worry about the number of friends you have on Facebook?..

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Faith has no boundaries: Hindu festival Narasimha Chaturdashi celebrated with grace and devotion in Pakistan

Faith has no boundaries whether it may be physical or geographical; the true devotion towards religions makes any environment sacred. Something same happened on the land of Pakistan on April 28th as in Karachi celebrated a Hindu festival that is Narasimha Chaturdashi with grace and devotion...

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Good news! Mega vaccination campaign against Measles-Rubella kicked-off in Punjab

The State-wide Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella was kicked-off on Tuesday from Punjab’s Faridkot district as a part of a National strategy to eliminate Measles and control Rubella in the country. Health and Family Welfare Minister of Punjab, Brahm Mohindra while rolling out the campaign said that during this campaign, all children ranging from the age of nine months to less than 15 years will be vaccinated regardless of previous vaccination with MR or MMR or history of measles or rubella-like ..

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Char Dham Yatra opens its sacred portals: U’khand fully prepared to facilitate the devotees

Much awaited Char Dham Yatra has been started for its devotees as the Two Dhams that is Kedarnath and Badrinath have opened their holy portals and now all the four temples are open for pilgrimage...

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Life savior for humans and animals, India bans import of Oxytocin chemical; restricts domestic use to public sector

Oxytocin, a peptide hormone, and neuropeptide, has been banned for importing and its formulations. And also its manufacture has been restricted for domestic use to public sector only...

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Himachal Pradesh to get free Heli-ambulance services soon

In a bid to strengthen the health transport services and timely airlifting of the patients particularly of remote and tribal regions of the State, the Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday decided to introduce free Heli-ambulance services. Notably, the Himachal Pradesh Cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while taking into consideration the tough topographical conditions of the state decided to introduce free Heli-ambulance services to be operated by Heli-mission Switzerland with ..

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Lord Kedarnath to open his sacred portals from April 29; PM Modi marks the date to seek darshan

Lord Kedarnath will open his sacred portals for his worshipers from April 29. During this ceremony of portal opening of Kedarnath, PM Narendra Modi will be present over there to perform puja of Baba Kedarnath. Information from this program has been received from Uttarakhand Government...

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Juna Akhada designates a Dalit Sadhu as Mahamandaleshwar

A sanyasi from the ‘Dalit’ community will be designated as “Mahamandaleshwar” of the Juna Akhada for the first time in the history of this largest organisation of the sadhus...

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This innovation will make paralyzed people walk; have a look

Researchers have developed something that can be boon for paralyzed people who have to rely on support to go somewhere. But now they themselves will be independent to walk like a normal person. At an initial test, the invention has been tested on paralyzed monkeys which were successful now its turn for humans...

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Next in the row, Health Ministry to roll out programme to combat hepatitis

The Health Department of India has brought in new techniques of development in health sector. To provide proper health care services to the masses, the Health Ministry has decided to roll out an initiative for prevention and control of viral hepatitis to address aspects such as surveillance, awareness generation, safe blood and injection safety to combat the disease...

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Assam set to provide free medical care of upto Rs 2 Lakh Cr for all under ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan’

In a ground-breaking initiative Assam unveiled ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan’- a health scheme that offers free medical care of up to 2 lakh rupees for every individual from Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families. ..

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Heading to achieve ‘Healthy India’, 235 districts will be enveloped under 2nd phase of ‘POSHAN Abhiyan’

On the way to achieve the target of ‘Healthy India’, around 235 districts will be enveloped under the second phase of ‘POSHAN Abhiyan’ or ‘National Nutrition Mission’. The initiative ‘POSHAN Abhiyan’ aims to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia among children, women and adolescent girls along with reducing low birth weight in the country...

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For the 1st time, Indian scientists make Ayurvedic drug to cure Dengue

For the first time ever, Indian scientists have formulated an Ayurvedic drug to cure Dengue; the medicine is likely to be available in the market by next year...

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This ‘injectable bandage’ can heal wounds in no time

Have you wounded yourself? Need a quick recovery technique? Don’t worry scientists have invented an injectable 'bandage' made out of a common food ingredient and nanoparticles. And not only does this material staunch bleeding stunningly fast, it also helps wounds heal more quickly...

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88% Delhiites suffer from Vitamin D deficiency: ASSOCHAM

According to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), around 88% of Delhi's population are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. ASSOCHAM report stated that 55% of respondents fall under the age bracket of 20-29 years, followed by 30-39 years with 26%, 40-49 years with 16% , 50-60 years with 2%. However, the major problem is that they are not even aware of the deficiency and its consequences...

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Devotion goes online: Now offer donation to Badri-Kedar dham via Paytm

We have seen many things going online like shopping, entertainment etc but now even religion goes online as the Badri-Kedar Temple Committee has opened the option of worshiping this year for devotees online. Not only this, devotees can now send donations and offerings to these Dhams through Paytm from anywhere in the country and the world...

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Try this out! Practice ‘Bhadrasana’ with PM Modi

Insisting the entire nation to dwell in yoga as a form of preventive healthcare, PM Modi taking a step forward in a unique way released a 3D animation video in which is seen performing Yoga. Stressing in the need to incorporate one in having a healthy lifestyle, PM Modi released a new video practising the 'Bhadrasana' and urged people to make it a part of morning routine...

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Start eating Berries to stay fit and prevent cancer now

According to the latest study, eating berries may prevent cancer due to the presence of higher antioxidants in it. The rich concentration of antioxidants in it will help to improve digestive system, facilitate weight loss and fight signs of ageing...

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Dalit Christians in Tamil Nadu diocese allege caste discrimination

Contrary to the general belief and perception that there is no discrimination in Christian faith and that all are treated with equal respect, the Dalit Christians of Sivagangai Diocese in South Tamil Nadu have alleged widespread caste-based discrimination...

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Science Convention opens up to explore the insights of homeopathic research

With the theme "Innovate: Evolve; Progress: Exploring Science since 40 years", a two-day scientific convention has been organized as a tribute to the founder of Homoeopathy Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann...

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Science’s gift to Diabetes: This drug will put it in reverse gear

Are you Diabetic? Then science has brought something for which can solve your problem and get rid you off from taking insulin etc. Researchers have found out a new drug which can completely reverse Diabetes...

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To make organ transplants more transparent, Kerala issues set of norms to confirm brain death cases

In order to speed up the process of ‘organ donation’, Kerala rolled out set of norms to confirm brain death cases with an aim to make organ transplants more transparent in the state. The norms are applicable to both government and private-run hospitals in the state...

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Availing facilities of motherhood, More than 11 lakh beneficiaries benefitted from maternity scheme

Benefitting women by initiating various schemes and structures, the Department of women and child development has seen the light of the day with each attempt they succeed in. In a new path of progress, More than 11 lakh women have benefited from the maternity scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana' (PMMVY) till date...

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This World Health Day, lets pledge to invest in good health and protect self

‘To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life - William Londen’. Complying to this let us set the stage ready to celebrate ‘World Health Day’ together. Promising to create a global health awareness, the world comes together to celebrate World Health Day every year on 7 April under the leadership of World Health Organisation (WHO)..

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Accomplishing target before the set date, Andaman and Nicobar becomes Open Defecation Free

After an unrelenting battle against open defecation that lasted more than a year, Andaman and Nicobar became an open defecation free (ODF) island before the set target. With this development, Andaman and Nicobar islands has become a union territory to become ODF. This feat has been possible largely because of the initiative to build community toilets...

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Benefitting Ayurvedic doctors, Uttarakhand HC directs states to pay equally with allopathic counterparts

Terming doctors are life saviors; it has become important that the doctors get paid on par with the efforts they take for their work. Noticing the issue and prevailing justice to the doctors, the Uttarakhand High Court has directed the state government to pay Ayurvedic medical practitioners in the state on par with their Allopathic counterparts...

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‘Organ Donation’ enveloped under digital mission: App launched charting smooth process of donation for patients

Do you know? One organ donor can save 8 lives. Now, ‘organ donation’ set to get enveloped under ‘Digital India’ mission. A new application and a web portal for ‘organ donation’ were unveiled in Mumbai for smooth access of donated organs...

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Mould your child’s brain the way you talk

We all know that talking to the child helps them develop. But a new study has revealed that it’s how you talk to your child that really matters for their brain growth. Spewing complex words at them, or showing flashcards in the hope of enriching their vocabulary won’t work, you have to do conversation with them...

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Shri Hanuman: Symbol of true devotion, true friendship and backbone of powerful soul

Today, worshippers will be seen queuing up carrying small, tiny vessels of oil to have a single glimpse of super strong, a symbol of strength deity, Hanuman. Full moon day of Chaitra month marks as the birth anniversary of Hindu Deity Hanuman. He is the symbol of true devotion, true friendship, and backbone of a powerful soul...

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Washing hands can help 'RESET' your mind

Cleaning your hands often can help your brain shake off old ideas and focus on new tasks or goals. According to scientists, from the University of Toronto, washing hands can help reset your mind...

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PCML wants Pope Francis to reform Catholic Church in India

The Poor Christian Liberation Movement (PCLM) on the occasion of Good Friday demanded form the Pope Francis to bring reforms in the Catholic Church in India...

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New human organ discovered, it's called ‘Interstitium’

In a surprising discovery, scientists have spotted a new organ in our body, which was apparently hiding in the plain sight. The new organ 'interstitium' is a connective tissue an 'open, fluid-filled highway'...

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Last Tirthankara of Jainism Lord Mahavira: Take a vow on his birth anniversary to follow these 5 preaching

Mahavira Jayanti, a significant day for the Jain community across the world, is being celebrated today this year. The festival is considered to be the most important one for Jains and marks the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the last and 24th Tirthankara...

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National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill to get a new face

National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill will get a new face as certain official amendments have been approved...

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