HEALTH

World Toilet Day being observed

Today is World Toilet Day. The day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of sanitation and water for all by 2030. All over the world, 4.5 billion people live without a safe toilet and 892 million … Continue reading World Toilet Day being observed

World Diabetes Day observed

World Diabetes Day was observed Wednesday. The day is observed by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization on November 14 in response to the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The theme for World Diabetes Day this year, as well as next year, is The Family and Diabetes. Health Ministry launched the … Continue reading World Diabetes Day observed

Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly not been found in Rajasthan

AMN The government today said that Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly has not been found in Rajasthan. Microcephaly is a birth defect in which a baby’s head is smaller than expected. Union Health Ministry in a statement said it is reviewing the situation on a daily basis. It said, about 2000 samples were tested … Continue reading Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly not been found in Rajasthan

Naik for using modern technologies to promote Ayurveda

Dr. Rahmatullah / New Delhi Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik has stressed on the need to use modern technologies to promote Ayurveda in the country. Inaugurating the two days National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda here today, Mr Naik said that government has taken several new initiatives in the last … Continue reading Naik for using modern technologies to promote Ayurveda

Enhanced surveillance and community-based interventions a must to tackle Zika

AMN / New Delhi After Jaipur and Ahmedabad, a team of experts has now reached Madhya Pradesh to conform Zika cases. The team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Emergency Medical Response (EMR) has gone to the state following information about three persons being detected with the virus. Zika virus is … Continue reading Enhanced surveillance and community-based interventions a must to tackle Zika

25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela Kicks off

• The inaugural function of the Silver Jubilee year of the Mela saw a spellbinding vocal performance by Padma Bhushan Awardee Pandit Chhannulal Mishra • Other highlights included Launch of National Campaign on Hands-only CPR10 in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Government of India AMN / New Delhi The 25th MTNL Perfect Health … Continue reading 25th MTNL Perfect Health Mela Kicks off

Prevention and precaution are key to avoiding swine flu

Medication for this condition should only be taken under supervision AMN / New Delhi There has been a spike in the number of positive H1N1 cases reported in Bengaluru in the month of September. October has been no different and the causes attributed to the increasing prevalence include change in weather and rains.There were 68 … Continue reading Prevention and precaution are key to avoiding swine flu

Rajasthan steps up surveillance as number of Zika cases rise to 55

AMN / JAIPUR With 13 more persons tested positive for Zika virus in Jaipur yesterday,the total number of infected patients now rises to 55. Virus has also spread in Sindhi Camp, Vidhya Dhar Nagar, Bainad Road and New Sanganer Road areas of the city as well. More than 280 teams are conducting a survey of … Continue reading Rajasthan steps up surveillance as number of Zika cases rise to 55

Avoid starting a family during the Zika infection season

New cases reported in India; people should be aware of symptoms and measures New Delhi A total of 22 positive laboratory confirmed cases of Zika virus infection have been detected so far in Jaipur, Rajasthan. And, this number will only rise. On Sunday, the Health Ministry sounded an alert for Bihar after a student of … Continue reading Avoid starting a family during the Zika infection season

President Kovind stresses upon good health of mothers and infants

Our Correspondent / Lucknow President Ram Nath Kovind today stressed upon the good health of expecting mothers and the newly born children as they are the pivot of the strong nation. He said that health family makes a healthy nation. Addressing the International Conference on Women Health, Wellness and Empowerment in Kanpur President said that … Continue reading President Kovind stresses upon good health of mothers and infants

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SPORTS

Hockey Federation reprimands coach Harendra for his outburst against umpires

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Australia humiliates England 8-1 to claim Hockey World Cup Bronze

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Hockey: Belgium win maiden World Cup title, Netherlands miss history and cup

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Threat to Dilip Kumar’s Bungalow, Saira Banu Seeks PM’s Help

In January, the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police had registered a case of cheating against builder ...

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

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