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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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India puts Sustainable Tourism on top priority

International Day for Biodiversity 2017

India as a mega diverse country is receiving an increasing share of international tourism. In fact, just a few days back, India realised that it had got more tourists according to the UNWTO’s recent estimates of International tourist arrivals. As per the UNWTO definition, International Tourist Arrivals (ITAs) comprises two components namely Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Arrivals of Non-Resident Nationals. ...

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Repetitive strain injuries- Tennis Elbow, or Golfer’s elbow are on the rise

These repetitive strain injuries are now rising more in civilians than sportsperson

Have you heard about repetitive strain injuries- Tennis Elbow, or Golfer’s elbow? In an era when world over people are looking at all possible fitness routines. Staying active is the core to fitness. Every person has a unique fitness mantra. Typically, hitting out to gym seems as one of the most common destinations for fitness freaks, but that’s not the only viable option for hollistic health, ...

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India gains ‘MICE’ advantage with world class Convention Centre @ Pragati Maidan

India eyes a lions share in global MICE business

India with a stable government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has managed to bring world attention back on to the Indian Growth Story. Fortunately, this time around lack of a world class convention centre won’t be a deterrent to hosting MICE events at the very centre of the capital. The Meetings Incentives Exhibitions and Events (MICE) business ...

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Nurses key to deliver affordable and quality healthcare in India

The President, Pranab Mukherjee in a group photograph with the recipients of the National Florence Nightingale Awards, on the occasion of the International Nurses Day, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on May 12, 2017. The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda is also seen.

On the occasion of International Nurses Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, President of India Pranab Mukherjee in addition to presenting the National Florence Nightingale Awards to nursing personnel highlighted that the contribution of nurses in India is at the forefront of India’s national healthcare system and at the same time central to its success. “Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century, thanks to ...

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Nirbhaya Verdict reflects India’s zero tolerance stance on crime against women

Rights of existing PAN holders and individuals not wanting Aadhar protected till larger Constitution bench settles the matter further

  The affirmation of the High Court Judgement by the apex court of India in the Nirbhaya case verdict, reflects India’s zero tolerance stance on crime against women. It had a tough fight for justice for the parents, whole nation and world fraternity, who all collectively stood against the ghastly crime that brutally killed a strong young student, who could have ...

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India redefines space diplomacy with South Asia Satellite

With launch of South Asia Satellite, Modi reflects India's leadership role in the region

Early in 2017, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi became the top followed world leader on Facebook. He also continues to dominate top position on other social media platform like twitter, Instagram and Youtube to name a few. It now going to be three years at helm of affairs in May 2017, while Modi and his popularity continues to rise and ...

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India targets health with cleanliness@ Swachh Survekshan – 2017

India took PM Modi's call on health and cleanliness seriously as seen @ Swachh Survekshan – 2017 awards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on launch of the Swach Bharat Campaign was clear that hygiene and cleanliness are precursor to a healthy India. Moving on the Modi Government in its quest to promote cleanliness consciousness announced the result of the recent Swachh Survekshan – 2017.  As per the results announced in New Delhi- Indore has emerged as the India’s Cleanest ...

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