HEALTH

Indian nurse at Saudi hospital tests positive for coronavirus: Govt

AMN An Indian nurse working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia tested positive for coronavirus when she and nearly 100 of her Indian colleagues, mostly from Kerala, were screened. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said, the affected nurse is being treated at the Aseer National Hospital and is recovering well. Muraleedharan said … Continue reading Indian nurse at Saudi hospital tests positive for coronavirus: Govt

India prepared to take on challenge of Coronavirus outbreak in China: Govt

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI India’s Health Ministry has said that government is on and fully prepared to deal with Novel Corona virus outbreak in China. Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said, a total 9,156 passengers from 43 flights were screened for novel coronavirus infection till Tuesday at the seven identified airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, … Continue reading India prepared to take on challenge of Coronavirus outbreak in China: Govt

WHO meet to decide about declaring corona virus outbreak “An emergency”

WEB DEK The Emergency Committee on the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) met today to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, and what recommendations should be made to manage The UN body will decide if the outbreak is a matter of international concern. The meeting is important because the WHO thinks … Continue reading WHO meet to decide about declaring corona virus outbreak “An emergency”

National Immunization Day observed

WEB DESK The National immunization day was observed today. With an aim to maintain the ‘NO POLIO’ status, a nationwide programme to administer polio drops to children below 5 years was organized throughout the country. President Ram Nath Kovind launched the Pulse Polio Programme for this year by administering Polio drops to children below the … Continue reading National Immunization Day observed

WHO identifies 13 Urgent Health challenges for the decade

WEB DESK With the commencement of new year and a new decade kick-off, World Health Organisation, WHO has released a list of urgent, global health challenges. The list is a sign that global health is changing and environmental threats pose just as great a risk as infectious diseases such as Ebola and HIV. It also … Continue reading WHO identifies 13 Urgent Health challenges for the decade

Nayati Healthcare focuses on health of pilgrims

BY SAREENA ROY Uttar Pradesh, the country most populated state suffers from a huge demand and supply gap when it comes to accessible medical care. The situation is no different at places of religious importance, where a huge number of pilgrims arrive everyday; many of them struggle to find appropriate healthcare aid during medical emergencies. … Continue reading Nayati Healthcare focuses on health of pilgrims

Only branded medicines in Allopathic, Unani, Ayurvedic should be sold

The government should set production-units like IDPL By MADHU AGRAWAL It is quite usual that many times some medical-practitioners including in Unani, Ayurvedic and Homeopathic fields mix strong doses of steroids in unbranded medicines like powders and syrups in a bid to exhibit their self-acclaimed expertise in curing diseases. (I have my own bitter experience … Continue reading Only branded medicines in Allopathic, Unani, Ayurvedic should be sold

Urinary tract infections among Young children

By Antony Robert Charles Young children are as sensitive as they are carefree which leave them susceptible to a number of infections and health concerns that demand special care and attention constantly. In the initial few years of their life, kids generally tend to catch a lot of bugs. Cold and other infections hence become … Continue reading Urinary tract infections among Young children

Binge drinking can hamper your nervous system

By Dr. Kishor Rao Alcoholism is a medical disorder, and it can have disastrous health consequences. Overdose of alcohol is one of the major health problems worldwide, which has resulted in extensive patientadmissions in hospitals. December being the party season, there are few things that one needs to keep in mind. Everything in moderation is … Continue reading Binge drinking can hamper your nervous system

BHU to Start Course on ‘Bhoot Vidya’, Mental Health

By Dr KK Aggarwal BHU in India is starting a course on Bhoot Vidya and the same has caused a debate in the Western medicine doctors. In scientific terms it will be a six months course on mental health. As per Vedas physical body is made up of three basic elementary functions called Vata, Pitta … Continue reading BHU to Start Course on ‘Bhoot Vidya’, Mental Health

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SPORTS

Warm-up match between India and New Zealand XI ends in a draw at Hamilton

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Indian athletes clinch 3 medals in World SnowShoe Championship

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IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon 2020 receives a record 18500 entries

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ART & CULTURE

Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

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Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

South Korean film ‘Parasite’ makes history by winning Best Film Oscar

The 92nd Oscar awards have been announced and for the first time in the history of awards, a non-english film ...

Hollywood veteran actor Kirk Douglas passes away in US

Kirk Douglas PHOTO FROM SOCIAL MEDIA WEB DESK Hollywood legend and veteran actor Kirk Douglas passed aw ...

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