HEALTH

Govt will do everything to check infant and maternal mortality rates: PM

Gobal summit on ‘Call to Action’ on prevention of maternal and child deaths TIA Correspondent / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed confidence that Millennium Development Goal on low infant mortality will be achieved. inaugurating the the global summit ‘Call to Action’ on prevention of maternal and child deaths, Prime minister said that has said … Continue reading Govt will do everything to check infant and maternal mortality rates: PM

All India Institute of Ayurveda to become functional by 2016

Our correspondent / AYUSH Ministry is setting up an All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi, which is conceived as an Apex Institute of Ayurveda along the lines of AIIMS. It is expected to start working by 2016 and it is the vision of the Government to have such hospitals in every state, said Union … Continue reading All India Institute of Ayurveda to become functional by 2016

Health Ministry reviews preparedness on Dengue in Delhi

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has been reviewing the preparedness of various central government hospitals in Delhi to prevent and control Dengue, under the direction of the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda who has been personally reviewing the situation. To review the preparedness of AIIMS, Lady Hardinge Medical … Continue reading Health Ministry reviews preparedness on Dengue in Delhi

10 million people with epilepsy in India

AMN / The Health Minister, J P Nadda today informed the parliament that there were about 8-10 million persons with epilepsy in the country. he said that While health is a state subject, the Government of India supplements the efforts of State Governments to provide health services including treatment of epilepsy. General facilities for “early … Continue reading 10 million people with epilepsy in India

Adequate medicines available for H1N1 influenza: Nadda

TIA Correspondent / Health Minister J P Nadda has said there is no shortage of medicines in the states affected by H1N1 influenza. Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha today, Mr Nadda said, adequate stock of drugs and protective equipment are available in the states. He said all the states have also been imparted … Continue reading Adequate medicines available for H1N1 influenza: Nadda

Govt takes Several Initiatives to overcome scarcity of Doctors

 By A Akhter / The Government has taken several steps to meet the scarcity of doctors in the country.The Health Minister, J P Nadda a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today said that that following steps have been taken to meet the shortage of doctors: I. The ratio of teachers to students has been … Continue reading Govt takes Several Initiatives to overcome scarcity of Doctors

Govt to formulate Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices

The Government is in the process of formulating a concrete Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices aimed at reducing unethical practices. Replying to a supplementary during the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Ananth Kumar said the uniform code which is under implementation till this month-end is only on a voluntary … Continue reading Govt to formulate Uniform Code for Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices

World Breast feeding Week begins

  The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) began from today with the main objective to create awareness among the people for beneficial of breast feeding. This year The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network which believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers, celebrates the week for global action to support … Continue reading World Breast feeding Week begins

Nestle agrees to HC’s proposal of fresh testing of Maggi

Nestle India, the manufacturer of Maggi instant noodles, told the Bombay High Court that it is ready for an independent lab testing of the product provided the tests are carried out in the presence of a reputed scientist. While hearing Nestle’s petition against the June 5 order of Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) … Continue reading Nestle agrees to HC’s proposal of fresh testing of Maggi

EU bans marketing of 700 generic medicines

European Union has banned the marketing of around 700 generic medicines for alleged manipulation of clinical trials conducted by India’s pharmaceutical research company GVK Biosciences. The ban will come into effect on August 21. According to Germany’s drug regulator, the Federal Institute for Medicines and Medical Products and it will be applicable to all 28 … Continue reading EU bans marketing of 700 generic medicines

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SPORTS

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MARQUEE

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

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