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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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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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Tobacco – a threat to development

World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco usage – a major hurdle undermining developmental gains worldwide, is the foremost preventable cause of premature morbidity/ mortality. Tobacco products contain nearly 5000-7000 toxic substances, the most dangerous being nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar. Cigarette, bidi, cigar, hookah, sheesha, tobacco chewing, clove cigarettes, snuff and e-­cigarette are the commonly used forms. WHO reports highlight that each year, direct tobacco usage/secondhand smoke kills nearly six million individuals; ...

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Women are 2-3 times more vulnerable to Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)?

Generalised anxiety disorder-symptoms

Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), as the name suggests, is an anxiety disorder that is characterised by excessive, uncontrollable and often irrational worries, or tension about everyday things without any formidable provocation. GAD is a hazardous occupational hazard. The symptoms must be consistent and on-going, persisting at least six months, for a formal diagnosis of GENERALISED ANXIETY DISORDER (GAD) to be introduced. ...

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India targets to earmark upto 2.5% GDP to provide affordable and quality healthcare to people

Narendra Modi addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre, via video conferencing, after releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, in New Delhi on May 25, 2017.

Releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, at his residence in New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed invaluable contribution of Tata family towards humanitarian services and social responsibilities, particularly in the field of cancer cure, care and research. Addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing,  Modi said, “इस किताब ...

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Media must learn the art of withstanding pulls and pressures, says President 

The President, Pranab Mukherjee delivering the Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on May 25, 2017.

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee delivered the Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture on 25 May 2017 in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Ramnath Goenka embodied the finest virtues of journalism: fierce independence, fearlessness and a determination to always stand up to the powerful and fight against the abuse or misuse of power. In fact, there was nothing ...

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