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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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Parents Beware: Access to adult content pose serious hazard to child health

Prowellness India brings to fore a true story of  a child's sufferings after access to adult content online

“I don’t want my son to grow on to become a rapist,” shared a harrowed mother, whom PWI team met at a prominent rehab centre, where her 9 year old son was undergoing treatment for behavioural issues. The name of the mother-son and the institute has been withheld for sake of anonymity. The mother had come to the clinic with ...

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Maharashtra ropes in Airbnb to develop Homestay ecosystem; cultivate 50,000 micro-entrepreneurs in hospitality sector

Glimpse of Maharashtra pavilion at recently concluded ITB Berlin

The strongest element that appeals to various governments in tourism and hospitality- other than loading it with various taxes- is the direct and indirect employment creation potential. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra- Devendra Fadnavis, understands it better than its peers and has roped in a global community-driven hospitality company- Airbnb as its alternate accommodation partner in a unique revenue sharing ...

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India up for Mega celebrations @ International Yoga Day 2017

Special feature on Yoga to  treat of depression on eve of International-day-of-yoga on 21st June

Word today is suffering because of rising prevalence of non-communicable and lifestyle diseases led primarily by problems of modern lifestyles. Decline in communicable diseases has been accompanied by a gradual rise in the prevalence of chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) which now contribute to 60% of mortality. Its been a historic movement for India ever since UN on behest of the ...

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Modi government revived India growth story

On its way to keeping the July deadline, GST had even made an appearance in form of a tableaux also  on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day Parade in 2017.

The Modi Government is clearly inclined to continue with its growth oriented show in the 2019 elections under the leadership of Narendra Modi. At completion of three years in the present term, the Modi government has put all its strategic leaders and ministers to highlight the developmental achievements. At present, it seems Modi is likely to have a contest against ...

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