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Indian toilet holds natural advantage over Western toilet seat?

A trip to the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets at Sulabh Gram in Delhi very well can help one understand the history of sanitation practices from across the world. Pic Courtesy: Sulabh International

The modern World has brought homogeneity in various forms be it fast food, fast pace stressed lives or increase in lifestyle ailments. One of the key facilitating factors in the onset of lifestyle disease is the erosion of the original culture or local ethos. In India, where PM Modi has put underway- world’s biggest sanitation drive named Swach Bharat Abhiyan ...

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India accedes to WHO FCTC with aim to enable reduction in disease burden and mortality led by tobacco

Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco should help curtail use of Tobacco products. Seen in File Picture is the new warning Image New Specified under Health Warning on Tobacco Products packs put under implementation recently

The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. It will be applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tobacco (SLT) forms as  negotiated and adopted under Article 15 of the World Health Organization ...

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With Worlds largest healthcare programme: Ayushman Bharat; India reinstates its leadership role in South-East Asia Region on world Health Day 2018

International Health Day 2018

Taking a clear leadership position on Universal Health Coverage call of the World Health Organisation on the International Health day; India has reinstated the important role it has to play in the South-East Asia Region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on World Health Day 2018, said, Good health is the foundation of human progress. This World Health Day… I welcome the theme ‘Universal health ...

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Economic Survey 17-18 hints at Acche Din Ahead as India poised to emerge as world’s fastest growing major economy

Economic Survey 2017-18 gives India hint of better economic growth ahead in 2018-19. Seen in the picture are Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu,  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan  at the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on January 29, 2018.

The Acche Din seems to be closing by as the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled by the finance minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on 29 January 2018 ahead of the Union Budget on 1 Feb 2018 reflects that a series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to ...

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People with disabilities have every right to live with dignity: Vice President

VP- M. Venkaiah Naidu giving away Certificates and Grants to Students after launching Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Achoni, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in Guwahati, Assam on December 03, 2017.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu said that stigmatisation and discrimination cannot be tolerated by any civilized society and people with disabilities have every right to live with dignity, while addressing the gathering after launching Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme to coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in Guwahati, Assam on 3 december 2017. The Governor of ...

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Cervical Spondylosis (CS) is a health hazard- if ignored!

Simple precautions, Expert advice and corrective measures can save lot of hassles in cases of Cervical Spondylosis.  
Pic Courtesy: Rudrakh exports

‘Doctor, I have cervical’! This is a common statement that every health professional hears from their clients. Is that really a problem or a disease or a disorder? Relax! The answer is no. Cervical is the name of bones of the neck. Seven in number, they bear the weight of the neck, help in moving neck upwards, downwards, rotate to either side ...

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Modi cautions against people spreading pessimism around economy; reforms will take India to a new league of development

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi releasing the ICSI Golden Jubilee Postal Stamp, at the Golden Jubilee Year Celebrations of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), in New Delhi on October 04, 2017. The Minister of State for Law & Justice and Corporate Affairs, P.P. Chaudhary is also seen.

Indian economy is a matter of big debate among experts, politicians and other stakeholders. Much of ammunition to the critical evaluation of progress and likely course of direction is being provided by the past ministers in the NDA government including Yashwant Sinha and more recently Arun Shourie.  In a way its good news for masses that well ahead of general election in ...

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On world Cerebral Palsy day: Stop judging and Start living!

Margarita with a straw”, Kalki Koechlin beautifully portrayed myriad challenges and hardships faced by people suffering from CP. Pic shows a grab from FB page of the said film.

World Cerebral palsy day is observed on the very first Wednesday that falls in the month of October every year. Cerebral palsy, though, a non-progressive disorder that happens due to brain injury or trauma in children. It is difficult to picture any stererotypical manifestation as the deficits depend on the extent of brain damage. Usually symptoms are purely motor in nature ...

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India Inc bats for GST led reformative intent of Modi Govt; urges handholding support in transition

India Inc gets on the power mode to streamline transition to the GST regime

Hailed as the biggest tax reform post independence, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) at present is at centre of debate that has ensued on the reasons that has led to deceleration in the Indian economic growth. Experts are out with narratives on both sides! Ahead of forthcoming general election in 2019, the India’s transition to the GST regime do have deep ...

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Addiction to online games makes Blue Whale dangerous and unleashes hazardous implications on health

Children should be encourages to give virtual space break to indulge in real world-mostly

Smartphone/ laptop/ tablet envisage lot of application use. It is becoming a hub of myriad menaces. Playing games for long period of time leads so many implications on health. Earlier addiction was fought so hard by the family and government attempting their best to curb this hazard. Apart from addiction to social media, what is now mushrooming is a different addiction, ...

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PPP integral to ‘Make in India’ health module: Singh

Singh addressing the CII Public Health Conference, in New Delhi on August 22, 2017.

Addressing the CII Health Conference organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 22 August 2017,Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh said that there is need to establish a “Make in India” health module based on public-private partnership as well as multi-centric healthcare ...

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Modi invokes dream of New India to do and live for: Bharat Jodo is the call!

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the Freedom Fighters, during the ‘At Home’ function, hosted by the President, Ram Nath Kovind, on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 09, 2017.

Prior to his 4th Independence speech, Prime Minister Modi in his address in Lok Sabha during Special Discussion on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement has given a call to invoke wave of patriotism similar to that India faced during the 1945 to do and live for the country. “In the history of our freedom movement, ...

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