Social Issues

At least hear …”Me”

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world...

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Twitter’s CEO and his wrong note

How many placards the CEO of Twitter has held up so far that roared the slogans against the “white supremacy” in the USA? The wings of the twitter might be clipped any movement if it starts to “chirp out the wrong note...

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Country passing through tough times: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee said that the country was passing through tough times and express concern over rising incidents of intolerance and conflicts...

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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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Blue Helmets on the ‘Race – cue’: UN committee condemns rights violations against Rohingya Muslims

A key UN committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims who are treated as outsiders in Myanmar...

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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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Imposing justice by disposing off pending cases of rape, POSCO Act; WCD Ministry sets up 1000 fast-track courts

Implying justice to the one who has seen the dreadful face of human mankind, the Women and Child Development Department has decided to approve setting up of 1000 fast-track courts washing away all pending cases on women and children...

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Gausewa Sadbhavana Yatra Phase II begins from Kanyakumari

The second phase of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) sponsored Gausewa Sadbhavana Yatra began from Thursday from the confluence of three oceans in Kanyakumari...

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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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Roars of #MeToo may douse the fire of lust

Indeed, as noticed, the fear “symptom” has already started to run deep into the veins of the males. Is it not a very healthy development? Hope this will help douse their raging fire of lust...

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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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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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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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#MeToo: Indresh Kumar appeals women to fight back injustice

India has been known for its respect and honour for women. They were worshipped as living God in this country since time immemorial, Indresh Kumar said and appealed to the countrymen to resolve to restore that respectful position of women in this land once again...

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With #MeToo campaign gaining momentum, Govt decides to set up legal committee against sexual harassers

With the #MeToo in India turning into a massive campaign against the men who have performed unlawful activities, the Central government has decided to set up a committee of legal and judicial officers to look into all issues arising from the Indian #MeToo campaign. ..

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Decriminalization of LGBTQ should not be misinterpreted

So, let’s play cautiously with the fire of sex. The heat of the fire can burn an object but the heat of sex can burn the very fabric of the society...

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Unveiling mask with hidden intentions, LRO knocks doors of NCW to take action on retired HC judge Kolse Patil for #MeToo incidence

Taking cognizance of the news report published in Mid Day and Marathi daily Loksatta with title "Kiran Nagarkar, Kolse Patil And Bartholomew Accused Of Sexual Harassment", the Legal Rights Observatory in a letter to the National Commission of Women requested their chairperson to take a note on the matter, knowing that the retired Justice BG Kose Patil was involved in molested and sexual harassment of woman journalist few months ago. As the accused is a retired judge, there is high possibility of victim ..

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Ought to be best year for prevailing justice! SC strikes down 158 years old Adultery Law under Sec 497

With the historic judgment taken by the Supreme Court by decriminalizing Section 377 just three weeks ago, another judgment creating history is by the SC striking down 158 years old Strikes Adultery Law under Section 497 IPC. The verdict stated as, “Any provision of law affecting individual dignity and equality of women invites wrath of constitution. It’s time to say that husband is not the master of wife. Legal sovereignty of one sex over other sex is wrong.”..

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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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Prevailing justice, Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested in connection with a rape case of nun

After a fortified interrogation session, the Kerala police have arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal for allegedly raping a nun multiple times between 2014 and 2016. With this, Mulakkal has become the first Indian Catholic bishop to be arrested in a case of sexual abuse against a nun...

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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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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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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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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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India's Forgotten Malala: Sanjeeta Kumari

Sanjeeta kumari, fondly called Guddi, the protagonist of our story, was one of those unfortunate kids who was lured into the insurgent Maoist front, the people' militia that is trained for arm struggle to overthrow the democratically elected government and establish 'the new democracy' as they call, the revolution based on Maoism!..

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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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Oriental Education Society comes forward to create awareness about women empowerment; organizes workshop

With an aim to inspire and motivate the girls and create awareness about women empowerment, Oriental Education Society on Friday last week organized a workshop on safety for women. Notably, Oriental Education Society is a well-known Public Charitable Trust working in the education sector...

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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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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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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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MRM to set up family counselling centers in country

The Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), a social reform movement active among the Muslims of India will set up Family Counselling Centres (Parivar Sulah Kendra) all over the country with an objective to save families from breaking on frivolous grounds...

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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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Arya Samaj cultivates strong ethical, moral values as well as advocates peaceful and productive human living

Arya Samaj cultivates strong ethical and moral values as well as advocates peaceful and productive human living. This was said by Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Friday while addressing the 28th Arya Mahasammelan organized by Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, America and hosted by Greater Atlanta Vedic Temple. ..

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SC pursues response from Center on fresh plea challenging practices on “Polygamy” and “Nikah Halala”

Seeking response from the Centre, the Supreme Court on Monday sought to obtain a reply from the Centre on fresh plea challenging practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslim women. ..

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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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Citing it as “Fundamental Right”, SC opens Sabarimala Temple doors for women

Perceiving that the right of a woman to pray was equal to that of a man, the Supreme Court on Wednesday heard the controversial ban of entry to woman aged between 10 years and 50 years at the Sabrimala temple in in Kerala. The Supreme Court said that women entry in Sabrimala temple in Kerala is the fundamental right of freedom to practice religion and is provided to all by the Constitution. ..

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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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SC reserves judgment on Section 377; country awaits to observe the revolutionary change!

Accepting the LGBTQ community and their relationships and suppressing the arguments in striking down the Section 377, the Constitutional Bench in its decision has reserved its judgment on the petitions to free private homosexual acts between adults from criminality...

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Showing double standards, Congress wants Women Reservation Bill to be passed; why wasn’t the triple talaq bill passed Mr. Rahul Gandhi?

Just a day ahead of the monsoon session, the congress as always shows the double standards they inherit with Congress President Rahul Gandhi requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi pass the Women Reservation Bill in the coming monsoon session. Proclaiming to provide full support, one question to the Congress President, why didn’t you pass the triple talaq bill?..

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States to appoint “Protection Officers” to ensure safety for women against domestic violence

To provide immediate protection and relief to women facing violence within families WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi has written to all the Chief Ministers of the state to certify provisions of the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005’...

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Anaj Bank starts functioning at Urai in UP

To provide food to the poor and needy persons, the Vishal Bharat Sansthan of Varanasi has launched ambitious service project called ‘Anaj Bank’. The latest branch of this Anaj Bank is made functional at Urai in Bundelkhand area of Uttar Pradesh...

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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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Pakistan’s first Sikh police officer Gulab Singh forcibly evicted from house for raising voice against illegal collection of funds

Minorities still in danger in Pakistan. Notably, Pakistan’s first Sikh police officer Gulab Singh was forcibly evicted from his own house in Lahore's Dera Chahal along with his children and wife, by a group of people belonged to an organization following a property dispute...

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Justice prevails! SC rejects review petition announcing death penalty to 4 convicts in #NirbhayaVerdict

The gruesome and horrifying incident of the 2012 Nirbhaya case that shook the entire country got a winning hand when the Supreme Court had announced death penalties to the convicts. Prevailing justice, the Supreme Court today dismissed the Review petitions filed by the convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya case...

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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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Is controversy's favorite boy Rahul Gandhi playing it safe? Appeals Child Right Commission for 10 days’ time-span to respond show cause notice

Controversy’s favorite boy Congress President Rahul Gandhi seems enjoying the court troubles and has developed a tendency of “Ulta chor kotwal ko daate”. After the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) sent a show cause notice to Congress president, Rahul Gandhi in his reply has asked the Child Rights Commission for 10 days to reply and make the notice available in English...

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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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An ode to Indian women, “Mujhe Haq Hai” video by UN connects to your soul!

The UN Women India paid an ode to the strong women has launched a new video encouraging the Nari to never give up! The new campaign video by UN is winning million hearts...

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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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Taking a revolutionary turn, Supreme Court agrees to take petitions citing ‘Nikah Halala’ and ‘Polygamy’

Intending to consider the pleas citing ‘nikah halala’ and ‘polygamy’ the Supreme Court has decided to hear the pleas on the urgent listing. The Supreme Court agreed to consider urgent pleas challenging the practice of polygamy and Nikah Halala among Muslims...

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#MandsaurMeinAdharm : Prime accused Irfan raped small girl after being denied for ‘Neekah’; Twitertis outraged on silence of B-town

As soon as the Mandsaur rape case came into limelight, the local police immediately launched a high-voltage investigation and arrested two accused named Irfan and Asif. However, during the primary investigation, a prime accused Irfan has made a shocking revelation saying he was denied of getting married by a small girl and therefore he raped her...

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Now trace missing children through this unique ‘ReUnite’ app and unify the kids to their parents

Reuniting kids and children to their families has been one of the noblest works done by human mankind. In an initiative to take forward this noble deed an app has been launched to trace and track the missing and abandoned children in India. The App ‘Reunite’ helps in unifying the missing children back to their parents. ..

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US urged India to increase prosecutions, convictions for all forms of trafficking

The United States has continued to place India in ‘Tier 2' of its annual report on a trade of humans noting the investigations, prosecutions and convictions in the country were "disproportionately low" relative to the scale of human trafficking...

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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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Crafting revolution, Poshan Abhiyaan is turning out to be a mass movement!

Believing in change is very important and the change will take place only when the behavior and mindset of the people changes. Crafting a revolutionary move, the change will help in achieving the Poshan Abhiyaan goal and make it a mass movement. The month of September has been slated to be the celebrated as POSHAN month...

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Dubbing India ‘most dangerous for women’ a planned conspiracy of foreign media

The much publicized ‘Thompson Reuter Report on women, published by the philanthropic arm of the Reuters Media Company – Thompson Reuters Foundation – smacks of an well hatched out conspiracy to defame India, her people and most importantly the Narendra Modi government. And there is no doubt about their motive...

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India moves speedily towards ‘Malnutrition Mukht’ country benefiting 10 crore children

Launching the new software which enables real-time monitoring of nutrition is presently being used by anganwadis in seven states. Availing necessary facilities these nutrition software would soon be spread across the country to benefit around 10 crore children. ..

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LRO knocks NHRC doors to take action against CBCI officials for interfering in Khunti Gang Rape Case investigation

The state of Jharkhand has been in a sway of dismay and shock as the Khunti gang rape case intensifies. Legitimating the incidence over five nuns of a non-profit organization been trapped in the unnatural act, the Legal Rights Observatory issued a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission and National Women Commission of India to take strong steps against the injustice...

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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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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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After becoming a convict in RSS defamation case, Rahul Gandhi made another self-goal by disclosing identity of stripped Dalit boys

Acting unsympathetically on the purposeful act of disclosing the identity of three Dalit boys who were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in Jalgaon district, in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) sent a show cause notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday...

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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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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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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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Making it mandatory, NRI couples need to register their marital status within 7 days

For all the newly married couples here is some news for you, especially all NRI marriage solemnized in India need to be registered within 7 days as directed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. If the NRI marriages are not registered within seven days, the passports and visas would not be issued...

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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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#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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Saluting her courage and determination; Supercop Rekha Mishra reunited children to their families under #RescueCampaign

Courage, strength and the commitment to work for the people serve the people; has been rightly seen in this Railway Police Force Inspector Rekha Mishra. Rescuing children from Chattrapati Shivaji Terminals from trafficking and taking forward the rescue campaign on right track, this Sub Inspector has inked her name in the textbooks of SSC students in Maharashtra. ..

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Children are fresh life. Transforming education system will allow this fresh life to blossom

Sadhguru..

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World Anti-Child Labour Day: Not just by words, take a pledge today to eliminate ‘Chhotus’ ‘Munnas’

Many times we see while we visit nearby tea stalls and restaurants small children serving to customers and people often calling ‘Chhotu Zara Chai Laa’ ‘Munna Zara Paani Laa’ but have we ever thought that is his (Chhotu) age to work? Today, World Day Against Child Labour is the opportunity to prove yourself that we not only speak on child labors but we do not support it at all...

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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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WHO acclaims India’s impressive progress in controlling Maternal Mortality Rate: Govt asserts combined efforts

An amazing example of what is possible; India has shown an impressive progress in reducing maternal mortality rate. World Health Organization commended India for this exemplary performance pertaining to maternal deaths by 77% from 556 per one lac live births in 1990 to 130 per one lac live births in 2016. ..

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Amazing example of what is possible! UNICEF praises India in bringing down maternal mortality rate

Showing immense development in making a better India, the country has conquered every milestone. Many adding in the list, the one that grabs more attention is the maternal mortality rate. Lauding India for walking on the path of evolution, UNICEF commended the country’s performance in reducing the maternal deaths. India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio, recording a 22% reduction in such deaths since 2013...

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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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Pune Police arrest #BhimaKoregaon culprit #UrbanMaoists

According to media reports, the arrested are ‘top urban Maoist operatives’, include Delhi-based Rona Wilson of Committee for Release of Political Prisoners (CRPP), Elgaar Parishad organiser Sudhir Dhawale, leader of Republican Panthers Jati Antachi Chalwal and Nagpur-based lawyer Surendra Gadling of Indian Association of People’s Lawyers (IAPL)...

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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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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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UNHCR desperate for repatriation of Rohingyas; Selectively ignoring long-pending Baloch, Tibetan and Pandits’ rights issues?

The desperation and hyperactiveness of the UNHRC in the Rohingya Muslims’ issue send a strong conspicuous message to the world when the long pending Baloch and Tibetan rights issues with the Kashmiri Pandit repatriation matters are sidelined and brushed aside by the global Human Rights giants for years...

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Insanity of reining the power, TMC goons brutally murder dalit boy working for BJP, CPM stoops to inhuman practice of honor killing

Stooping down to the level where humanity is at stake, the Trinamool Congress has left no stones unturned to show their gruesome inhuman rule. In a latest gruesome act by the party, a 18 year old dalit boy Trilochan Mahato in Kolkata was killed and hanged on the tree with a chilling note in West Bengal. In a similar instance, the CPM in Kerala brutally tortured and murdered Kevin a Dalit Christian in honor killing...

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Centre directs all states/UTs to provide compensation to male child victims of sexual abuse

In a bid to ensure maximum relief, the central government has urged all the states and Union Territories to take necessary steps for including male child victims of sexual abuse in the Victim Compensation Fund. Notably, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi in a letter to the Chief Ministers of all States and Union Territories urged to issue necessary directions to the concerned departments to take necessary steps for including male child victims of sexual abuse in the Victim Compensation ..

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Vridavan shelters home for widows in Uttar Pradesh

Enabling methods to socially empower the women of the society, many initiatives have been instigated by the departments. In a new move to help the women, particularly the widows, the Women and Child Development Department of India has joined hands with Women and Child Development Department of Uttar Pradesh in setting up Home of Widows at Sunrakh Bangar, Vrindavan, ..

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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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Uplifting lives through social empowerment; #4SaalModiSarkar gains appreciation and gratitude from Nari Shakti for Ujjwala Yojana

Empowering the social life of the people through unique initiatives, Modi government has uplifted lives of common man in a very positive way. The four years of his governance has given the masses a framework of being socially empowered and development on a large scale. Highlighting the benefits of Ujjwala Yojana, PM Modi stated that the initiative has strengthened the lives of the poor, marginalised, Dalits, tribal communities...

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Sigh of relief! MHA sets up special division to address issues of women safety

Women safety has always been on top priority for the government, the Ministry oh Home Affairs has created a new division to address issues of women safety comprehensively. This Division would deal with all aspects of women safety in coordination with relevant Ministries or Departments and State Governments...

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Determination and passion paid off well; INSV Tarini bestowed with #NariShaktiPuraskar

Six women, one cruise and bags of experiences, those which will create lifetime memories. The INSV Tarini who returned back to their homeland on May 21st was appreciated by the entire country for their outrageous courage of circumnavigating the globe. Honouring the women, the Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi greeted the INSV Tarini for their extravagant experience...

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The horrendous details of the brutality of the massacre of Hindus by the Muslim Rohingya Armed Group

The horrendous details of the brutality of the massacre of Hindus by the Muslim Rohingya Armed Group..

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Amnesty report reveals the brutal face of ‘hapless refugee’ Muslim Rohingyas who massacred Hindus

The horrendous details of the brutality of the massacre of Hindus by the Muslim Rohingya Armed Group narrated in the AMNESTY International report are evident of the real criminal picture of Muslim Rohingyas who are being portrayed as ‘hapless refugees’ who as per the AMNESTY report are a atrocious group of hate mongers and inhuman creed of rapists and killers who are smelling the blood of Hindus and Buddhists...

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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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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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Daughters can! The thought which led this Indian father-daughter team scale up Mount Everest

The famous dialogue from the film Dangal, ‘Mhari choriyan, choron se kam hai ke?’ has undoubtedly come true. On Wednesday, 16 May 2018, the father-daughter duo saw the rising sun from a place where only a small fraction of us will ever set foot Mount Everest...

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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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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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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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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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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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The way to secure your own rights, your own future, is to fight for the rights of others

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein..

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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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First time in 57 years, UP Sainik School opens gate for girl cadets

Hailing girl power on top, making it come first in the past 57 years, the Uttar Pradesh Sainik School has conferred admission to girls. Losing the all-boys institution tag on Friday, the UP Sainik School in Lucknow has welcomed a team of 15 girls in its cadet team...

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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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Taking serious note on sexual offences, WCD Ministry suggests retraining of police force

Sighting the nationwide outrage over violence and offence compounded on children, the Centre has decided to retrain the police force on various sexual offence aspects and essentially those wherein they have to collect and preserve the evidence...

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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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Are SC/STs getting alienated from the BJP?

Despite its sincere efforts to ameliorate the condition of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the country, a picture is deliberately created by a section of the media and political interests that these sections of the Indian society are getting alienated from the BJP...

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Maneka Gandhi intends to amend POSCO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases

Following the public outrage over the gang-rape of a minor girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday declared that her ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases...

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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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Unveiling logo for development of women and children, PM assures to attend Partners Forum 2018 in December

Focusing on exploring new innovative ideas on enhancing the efforts on women empowerment, development of children and young people, a delegation of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) called on PM Narendra Modi to invite him to the upcoming Partners Forum 2018 to be held on December 12&13, 2018, in New Delhi...

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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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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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Empowering governance, WCD sets training programs for women elected in Panchayati Raj

Boosting the need to empower women and prepare them about the coming challenges, the departments in our country have taken immense steps to bring women forward. In this framework, the Department of Women and Child development has implemented a project to train women elected in Panchayati Raj...

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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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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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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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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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Rajya Sabha hears updates on modernization of Rural Healthcare facilities in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is witnessing a good pace in modernization of Rural Healthcare facilities. , funds have been released to the state to strengthen their health-care systems including rural medical facilities so as to provide universal access to equitable, affordable and quality healthcare services...

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For healthy sleep cycle: Put off your smartphones before sleeping

Our life has groped up with technologies all around! One of the essential assets we have is our smartphones- rather it has become our basic need. Yes, our smartphones provides us with many facilities at our fingertip but it has its negative side too. One of the important and should not be ignored side is that –Do not sleep with your smartphones!..

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To Protect Human Health, Bio-medical Waste Management Rules Amended: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

To protect the environment and human health from infectious bio-medical waste, Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 Rules have been amended to improve compliance and strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of biomedical waste in India...

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MP to give incentives for TB patient’s diet, doctors for notification and treatment

Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Rustam Singh informed that target has been set to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from the state by 2025. He said that Rs 500 will be given for nutritious diet to patients from diagnosis till recovery...

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New height to uniqueness! PM Modi takes 3d avatar to teach us Yoga asanas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always stressed that yoga is a form of preventive healthcare. He insisted and urged the whole country to be fit and well through Yoga. However, taking a step forward in a unique way, PM Modi released a 3D animation video in which is seen performing Yoga...

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Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur flags off CB-NATT mobile van for eradication of TB

Yesterday, the whole country including Himachal Pradesh vowed to eradicate the deadly disease Tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 on the occasion of World TB Day. Notably, a high voltage campaign was launched in the Himachal Pradesh by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur under the 'Mukhya Mantri Kshay Rog Nivaran Yojna' at Una in a bid to eradicate TB by 2025...

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‘Nikshay Aushadhi’ initiative kicks off to ensure ‘TB Mukth Bharat’ by 2025

At the function, the Health Secretary Preeti Sudan launched the Nikshay Aushadi Portal and shorter regimen for Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (TB). She also released the TB INDIA 2018 Report and National Drug Resistance Survey Report...

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Not a Zero Death Year, Attacks on Hindus increased in 2017.. Ways were different

Unfortunately, the well-intentioned article has got the facts wrong. Increasingly more and more Hindus are being butchered in the name of Islam. ..

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Ayushman Bharat: World’s largest healthcare programme gets a warm welcome

World’s largest government-funded health care programme walks in the fate of India. On Monday the Union Cabinet gave a nod to the launch of Ayushman Bharat- National Health Protection Mission which aims to cover over 10 Crore poor families and provide coverage of up to Rs 5 Lakhs...

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Birubala Rabha : Tirelessly fighting against the social evil of witch-hunting

The name of Birubala is an inspiration for many and with many more following her example we shall be successful in eradicating the social evil very soon...

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Benefitting divyangs, medical course reservation quota leveled up from 3% to 5%

Helping the disabled and the bringing them on a platform to confer progress and development, the reservation quota has helped them move ahead. Hovering to the benefits of reservation and expanding their seats, the Department of Health and Family Welfare approved to amend the percentage of seats by increasing it from 3% to 5% in accordance to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016...

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Kerala set to host ‘Global Digital Summit’ to explore digital avenues for benefit of healthcare system

Kerala set to host 2 day ‘Global Digital Summit’ with an aim to converse upon the likelihood of digital technology in global healthcare system. The ‘Global Digital Summit’ is being organized by Kerala government, will be held on 22nd and 23rd March...

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First of its kind, ‘Beti Zindabad Bakery’ empowers women rescued from Human Trafficking

She is beautiful, She is hardworking, She is Courageous! Celebrating her efforts and exertions she takes for everyone is one of the most commendable and admirable thing. Encouraging women empowerment and women entrepreneurship, a first of its kind initiative has been started in Chattisgarh. The Chattisgarh Government has started ‘Beti Zindabad Bakery’ boosting women empowerment...

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‘Deendayal Thali’ to gratify patients & relatives at just Rs10

Availing major services to the people, the government has taken great efforts. The State of Maharashtra has every now and then proved to be a state that has welcomed major changes in the guidance of Devendra Fadnavis. Initiating another one such major achievement is the availability of food to the patients and their relatives in hospitals under the ‘Deendayal Thali’ initiative at an affordable price of Rs 10 for all. ..

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CM Fadnavis pledges to make Maharashtra ‘cataract free’ by 2019

Maharashtra seems to be on the highway towards the healthy mission of getting ‘cataract free’ by next year. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stressed about Maharashtra to go ‘Cataract Free’ by 2019...

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Soon measure your Blood pressure with smartphone; research underway

Measuring your blood pressure could one day be as simple as pressing your fingertip against the back of your smartphone and watching the results show up in a corresponding app...

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Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: a scheme which has blessed 17,66,423 mothers

To all pregnant and lactating mothers, here is good news for you about Maternity benefits under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY). The number of beneficiaries enrolled underPMMVY) has increased to 17,66,423. Every day on an average, around 50, 000 new applications are received for enrolment. So far, Rs. 2048.21 Crores to all 36 States/UTs have been sanctioned under PMMVY out of which Rs. 2042.09 Crores have been released till date...

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Women are more prone to cancer than men: Study

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine, discovering a universal blood test for cancer. Their vision is an annual test designed to catch cancer early and save lives. Globally, cancer cases in men far outnumber those in women, but a new paper has found that India observes a reverse trend in this regard. ..

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Are you drinking water in a plastic bottle? Then you are at risk

You already know how bad plastic bottles are for the planet. We go through a million of them per minute and are generally terrible at recycling. As a result, bottles join other plastic waste in clogging up waterways, harming wildlife and accumulating in delicate ecosystems...

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You want to bring a change, take your own decisions

Manushi Chhillar..

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Actor Irfan Khan diagnosed with ‘Neuroendocrine Tumour’; Read here to know about the disease

It is very unfortunate to know that talented veteran actor Irfan Khan has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor. In a tweet Irfan Khan confirmed that he is diagnosed with the rare disease. Fans and industry friends have been reaching out extending good will wishes for him...

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Heal and recharge yourself! Go hug your pillows and sleep tight

Are you on diet? Do you eat healthily? That’s great, do you sleep healthy? Well go hug your pillows and sleep tight because your body needs it! Today on the World Sleep Day let us peep into some interesting benefits of sleep that our body needs. ..

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‘LaQshya’ programme set to be launched committing to ensure safe motherhood

In order to offer quality care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre (OT)- a new program is on its way titled as ‘LaQshya’. ‘LaQshya’ will reduce maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. It will also improve quality of care during delivery and immediate post-partum period...

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Fake Cases against Army: 17 human rights cases against Saviours; 12 proved false and 5 under investigation

The Defence Ministry told the Lok Sabha that there were a total of 17 human rights violation cases against the Armed forces in last three years, of which 12 were proved to be false...

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Embracing cooperation in health sector, Ministry of Health signs MoU with WHO

Progress in India is very evident with each changing step and initiative, the country is moving towards new development. Recently when Prime Minister Narendra Modi cited of eliminating Tuberculosis by 2025, the country rejoiced and appreciated the efforts taken by the centre. On similar lines, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector...

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‘Cleanliness’ is mandatory! Construction of toilets in schools to go on full swing under welfare schemes

Taking a leap towards cleanliness, schools to get upgraded with toilet infrastructure! Centre mandates constructing toilets to ensure an adequate number of toilets as per student strength in the school. Around 9.95 lakhs toilets have been constructed under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) while 49,636 toilets under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)...

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Not 2030, India sets a target to completely eliminate TB by 2025, pledges PM Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that India has set a target for complete elimination of TB by 2025, as against the global target date of 2030. While addressing the inaugural session of the “END TB” summit, Prime Minister said the Government is working comprehensively towards this goal...

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Beat the Heat for summer safety, swaying way for good health

Leaving for work on a bright sunny day, definitely gives a good start for the day. But this good start eventually turns out to be bad when the scorching heat pinches us leading towards worse health problems. It's indeed getting too warm this summer!..

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Australia to become 1st country to completely eradicate ‘cervical cancer’

Australia is on its way to completely eradicate ‘cervical cancer’. According to a new study, the efforts of health authorities to distribute a free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in schools have been successful...

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Animal organs to be used for humans: Scientists develop pigs for transplants

A group of scientists in Japan have developed a pig that can be used for human transplantations in a process known as xenotransplantation. It is a process where animal organs and cells are transplanted into humans. Since pig organs are functionally similar to humans, more than 200 xenotransplantations have been conducted in several countries including New Zealand and Russia...

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Shift towards Homeopathy: 50% increase of homeopathic patients in last 5 years

50% increase of patients seeking Homoeopathic treatment was reported during last five years, said Shripad Naik, Minister of State for Ayush. This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today...

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Stroke Patients need more of social and emotional comfort rather than physical rehabilitation: Study

A person who has undergone stroke needs to be taken proper care. According to a recent study from the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a person with heart stroke should be given social and emotional support rather than sending them to a rehab...

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NHRC India got ‘A’ status by Global Alliance of Human Rights Institutions

India’s National Human Rights Commission has successfully retained its status A in the rankings of the Global Alliance National Human Rights Institution (GANHRI). The global alliance has given The National Human Right Commission of India ‘A’ status in the fourth row of five years...

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Reviving the old method, Apple soon to launch healthcare services for its employees

Apple has always looked after its employer’s safety and concerned about their health. To continue their efforts, the company will soon launch new medical practices, named AC Wellness, to treat Apple employees in spring 2018. The company will start with two clinics in Santa Clara County, California, near its headquarters in Cupertino...

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Karnataka launches ‘Arogya Karnataka programme’ to provide affordable healthcare coverage

Karnataka launched new health scheme titled as Arogya Karnataka programme - to provide treatment at affordable cost. With this Karnatak became the 1st state towards offering universal health coverage. The scheme was officially launched on Friday by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. With this, Karnataka will be the first state to implement a scheme towards offering universal health coverage (UHC), according to the CM...

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Some enjoy healthy long lives, some suffer premature deaths ! Simple urine test could measure age related diseases

We humans have always been concerned about our age and age-related issues: maybe skin or illness. No need to worry now as a simple urine test may determine how much people are getting older biologically, an advance that could help predict the risk of developing the age-related disease and even death...

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Participate and win! Ayushmaan Bharat programme awaits for an attractive logo and tagline

Gear up for yet another competition initiated by the Center over launching a logo for its ‘Ayushmaan Bharat’ programme. This competition will be done basically through a digital crowd sourcing campaign on MyGov portal. The competition was launched on 19th February, 2018 and will conclude on 6th March, 2018. The main aim of the competition is to generate awareness among the population about these health sector initiatives and engage them towards ownership in shaping a healthy India...

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India stands with HIV patients; free annual Viral load test launched

To provide free of cost viral load testing for 12 lakh HIV affected people treatment in the country at least once a year, an initiative has been launched. Viral Load test is a big step forward in treating and monitoring people living with HIV...

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UK all set to welcome 100% biodegradable tea bags curbing wastage of plastic

There are innumerable ways to cut down on plastic waste in terms of our drinking like eliminating straws and banning the use of single use of bottles. Luckily for people who drink tea have an advantage. Luckily, a United Kingdom wholesaler is attempting to fix that problem with a more environmentally-friendly bag...

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Stay calm and carry on! A little anxiety can improve your memory

Have you ever got worried or anxious over small silly issues? Panicked and disturbed over things that don’t really mean much? Relax, lay back because a little anxiety can help you in remembering things. According to a study published in the journal Journal Brain Science, it shows that there are manageable levels of anxiety actually aided people in being able to recall the details of the events...

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Tamil Nadu to provide ‘free breast surgeries’ to the poorest sections of society

Tamil Nadu set to provide ‘free cosmetic breast surgeries’ to women. It includes implants for aesthetic or medical reasons on priority for those belonging to the poorest sections of society...

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Drink water! But only as per your body requirements

We have always been warned of drinking ample amount of water to stay fit and healthy. But you need not really drink large bouts of water. According to a research it is stated that for those of you who struggle to drink the advised eight glasses of water a day, there is a good news that 'rule' doesn't have to apply to everyone. ..

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No hide and seek required for cancer anymore: CancerSEEK blood test can detect it at early stage

Till date, we have known cancer detection is a complex similar to the disease. But breaking the complex wall, researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers...

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Smile even if you don’t have teeth! Grannies and grandpas to get free tooth replacement

Who all love those toothless beautiful smiles of our grandparents? There’s more to this, as all the toothless grannies and grandpas of Kerala can smile heartily- thanks to Kerala Social Justice Department’s sweet initiative that provides free teeth replacement surgeries to the elderly...

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein from the Brain

Marijuana is a drug known for its qualities like making a person feel drowsiness but do you know that it has also qualified to remove toxins too. An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which is thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease...

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Don’t ignore Rice for high carb; three rice varieties have anti-cancer properties

Rice, the staple food of Indian, has even anti-cancer properties. A research has found anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice native to Chhattisgarh. The rice varieties, Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha have the ability to fight cancer...

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New study says surgery, anesthesia may affect memory

Have you ever gone through any surgery or anesthesia? There’s a slight chance that you might suffer from lower memory than who have never through such medical process. A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health has come up with the result...

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India is committed to modernizing its health facilities and services using digital technology: J P Nadda

Speaking on the topic of the role of digital health in supporting improved health outcomes in India, Health and Family Minister J P Nadda said “Digital health has great potential towards reducing inequity in provisioning and distribution of healthcare resources and services and it can greatly facilitate proactive treatment for disabled patients, children with developmental delays and deformities and people suffering from mental health illnesses and for those suffering from stigmatic infections such ..

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Miracle of modern medicine: Refurbished Organs could save millions on the transplant list

Organ transplantation is a miracle of modern medicine, but it has a pipeline problem: roughly 20 people die every day while waiting for an organ transplant. Scientists at Harvard Medical School think they may be able to solve that problem by sprucing up old organs from pigs and animals, giving the organs and their new owners alike a new lease on life...

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Stabilizing every working mother's need; crèche facility will be available in Parliament premises

Gone are the days when mother’s had to take a leave or resign from their jobs to take care of their babies. In a new move towards inclusive and supportive work environment for women employees, Parliament has approved to set up crèche facility for working mothers in their premises. ..

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Rigorous attempt to shed mainstream taboo #YesIBleed campaign encourages awareness on menstruation

Initiating a step to ensure every woman about menstrual hygiene, She Wings in collaboration with Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a campaign called as #YesIBleed. The objective of the campaign is to create a general approach on issue of menstruation, which is an experience that exceeds culture, class, and caste. ..

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Pakistan the riskiest place to be born; Read to know why

According to a report by UNICEF, it is a risk to be born in Pakistan as one in 22 babies born there die before they turn one month old. UNICEF released a report on Tuesday examining the death rates of newborn babies during the first 28 days of life...

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