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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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Why promote breastfeeding?

Theme for World Breastfeeding week 2017: Sustaining Breastfeeding Together aims to create enabling enviornment

Breastfeeding has been a traditional practice for centuries together, why does it need to be promoted now…..One needs to ponder over it!! Breastfeeding lays a sound foundation for healthy life during infancy/child-hood as well as the later years of life. Every child needs to be provided adequate nutrition, care, protection, love and affection for his/her proper growth and development. As per WHO and UNICEF, breastfeeding must be initiated within the first hour of ...

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India’s ‘UIP’ to up fight against pneumonia: Nadda

India strives to ensure affordable healthcare for all- Nadda

In 2014, Modi Government made a promise to the people of India, to safeguard their health, to provide the men, women, and children of this country the best chance to survive and thrive. One of the key initiatives was to protect as many of our children against as many diseases as possible, with the introduction of new vaccines into the Universal ...

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India to safeguard mothers against unwarranted C-Section surgeries

India issue directives to bring the C-Section deliveries back to the realistic levels. 

India in recent times has witnessed massive increase in C-Section deliveries, be it for convenience, or in private sector motivated by expectations of boosting institutional earnings. The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, had expressed concern to the Union Health Minister in February 2017 about the unusual increase in recent years in C-Section surgeries reported from different States. ...

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India’s flag carrier-Air India finally up for disinvestment

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives Delhi after successful visit to Portugal, USA and Netherlands, in New Delhi on June 28, 2017. The same day has come the historic in-principle approval to disinvestment in Air India.

In a far reaching pro-reform measure the Modi Government has finally taken a leap ahead in its pro-reforms initiative and put forth India’s flag carrier-Air India and five of its subsidiaries finally up for disinvestment. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on ...

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India eye one million cruise arrivals at its five ports; exempts biometric till 2020

Recently- River cruise on Ganga appeared on Conde Nast Traveller’s six must do cruise experiences

Cruise Tourism is one of the fastest growing components of the leisure industry worldwide and can be a major growth driver for the Indian economy by generating huge employment opportunities believes The Minister of Shipping and  Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Speaking at at the National Workshop on Action Plan for Development of Cruise Tourism in India, in New Delhi ...

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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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Delhi-NCR to get its second International Airport @ Jewar in Greater Noida 

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati announcing the second International Airport in NCR at Jewar, U.P., in New Delhi on June 24, 2017. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey are also seen.

The Government of India has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region. “Air traffic in the NCR region is growing very fast. From the current level of 62 million passengers per annum, it is expected to reach upto 91 MPPA by 2020 and ...

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India Tourism to rev up overseas offices; presence in conventional and new markets

Glimpse of Award winning India Tourism pavilion at ITB Berlin 2016

Fourteen overseas offices of India tourism had often been a subject of debate. More often than not these overseas offices are debated for all odd reason ranging from inability of India Tourism to appoint experienced officers to head them to opaque nature of conduct of the said offices that otherwise are to promote India overseas in strategic markets and assist ...

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Decoding Yoga cure to fight against Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Yoga cure in fight against Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

The holistic science of Yoga is the best lifestyle ever designed and is very effective in managing stress disorders and lifestyle disorders like diabetes. Modern research has focused on psycho-physiological beneficial effects of yoga which is more than a mere physical exercise (Innes and Vincent, 2007). It has been reported that even a short lifestyle modification and stress management education ...

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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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