Monthly Archives: November 2016

Now fly direct Yangon-Kolkata with Myanmar Airways International

MAI commences two  weekly service between Yangon and Kolkata using Airbus A320 and A319 aircraft

Myanmar Airways International (MAI) announced its Kolkata new service from Yangon, Myanmar. Commencing 1st December 2016, MAI will operate two times weekly service between Yangon and Kolkata using Airbus A320 and A319 aircraft. Flight No Sector Days of Operation Departure Arrival 8M607 Yangon-Kolkata Thu/Sun 16:40 17:30 8M608 Kolkata-Yangon Thu/Sun 18:30 21:20 MAI was founded in 1993 as a joint venture company ...

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India to further ease visa for Tourism, Business and Medical Value Travel

Government e-Marketplace (GeM)

The benefits of de-monetisation drive by the Modi-Sarkar on India growth story, political system and black money will be known in due course of time. But, there is certain good news for business, tourism and Medical Value travel. As the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for liberalisation, simplification and rationalisation of the existing visa ...

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Safeguard against growing health hazards @ workplace

Safeguard against growing health hazards @ workplace

Work is any task that involves expenditure of energy in order to accomplish something. Therefore, it may not be remunerative every time. Things done simply for leisure or a mere responsibility also are work. Like a mother looking after a child or a homemaker taking care of the house is work. A healthy work environment is a mandate for getting ...

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Turn the ‘end of a life’ into a new beginning with organ donation: J P Nadda

J P Nadda presenting the organ donation card on the occasion of Organ Donation Week, in New Delhi

The Indian Health Ministry is implementing the National Organ Transplant Programme with a view to promoting organ donation from deceased persons and thereby increase the availability of organs for transplantation. There are about 1.5 lakh brain deaths happening in the country every year, and organs from them can be used for saving lives of several lakhs of patients. It is ...

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Organ donation yet to take off in India

Organ Donation

It is paradoxical that a country like ours with a billion plus population should have a shortage of organs for transplantation. Organ donations are one of the most noble and breakthrough in medical advancements. This enables one to enjoy a novel life through the body of other. There are so many documentary movies   made showing that there are certain personality ...

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Unconditional mother-son love defies kidney failure with organ donation

redefining mother-son bonding after kidney transplant

Love is divine and so powerful that can defy the end of life! It’s one such loving story, where unconditional love of a son, literally speaking, changed the course of critical illness of his mother, giving her a new lease of life. Usha Bajaj was feeling a bit delirious, when taken to the hospital for the very first time in ...

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Generics & Healthcare hogs limelight@ CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest 

CSIR Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), working in line on its vision of safeguarding the nation’s health, highlighted ‘Generics & Healthcare’ as its time during CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest at 36th India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan. It got together a wide range of innovations, technologies and products displayed in the pavilion and got together distinguished scientists, researchers and industrial partners of CSIR ...

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India’s 5th International Tourism Mart for N-E Region underway in Manipur  

Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh inaugurating 5th ITM in presence of Union Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi in Imphal Manipur

India’s 5th International Tourism Mart 2016, spread over three days, marked with participation of 48 international delegates comprising of tour operators and media persons from Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, U A E, UK and USA- was inaugurated ...

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Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising: American Heart Association

Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising: American Heart Association

Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor •Stroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while more than doubling in those between 35 and 39. • Higher rates of obesity, diabetes and failure to take prescribed medications to lower blood pressure and cholesterol may be contributing to the upswing. Stroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while ...

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Fitness freaks run risk of grave injuries at Gyms?

Instructors need to be aware of correct bio-mechanics and first aid.

Instructors need to be aware of correct bio-mechanics and first aid. Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor Gym culture is digging it roots deep in Indian culture! Who thought that Indians will become fitness pro with the advancing time? Literally speaking every fitness freak is visiting gym. With so many people hitting the gyms, the reasons are myriad. Some visit to ...

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“Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice”: A workshop par excellence

“Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice”: A workshop par excellence

Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan) conducted a workshop on “Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice” on 19 November 2016. It was a hands- on workshop that aimed at disseminating the various therapeutic approaches in treating brain stroke and related evidences based on recent researches to support the same. The ...

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Times Group’s VARDAN for effective rehabilitation 

VARDAN, a welfare initiative from the Times Group

Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor Unlike the developed world, the emerging countries are slow to realise the potential of the preventive care, early diagnosis and most crucial to healthy living- complete rehabilitation for safe and holistic recovery. A patient needs special care, or rehabilitation from almost all ailments and especially to recover from life threatening diseases. Fortunately, the rehab sector ...

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