Editor’s Pick

‘LNG as fuel in public transport to herald a green era in India’ 

LNG Bus rolled out in Kerala

With a final notification on use of LNG as an automotive fuel expected soon, Prabhat Singh, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Petronet LNG, hopes that the onset of LNG based transportation will have a benevolent impact on both bottomline of stakeholders and environment at large The world energy market is changing fast! With it the natural gas market ...

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India to further ease visa for Tourism, Business and Medical Value Travel

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The benefits of de-monetisation drive by the Modi-Sarkar on India growth story, political system and black money will be known in due course of time. But, there is certain good news for business, tourism and Medical Value travel. As the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for liberalisation, simplification and rationalisation of the existing visa ...

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Turn the ‘end of a life’ into a new beginning with organ donation: J P Nadda

J P Nadda presenting the organ donation card on the occasion of Organ Donation Week, in New Delhi

The Indian Health Ministry is implementing the National Organ Transplant Programme with a view to promoting organ donation from deceased persons and thereby increase the availability of organs for transplantation. There are about 1.5 lakh brain deaths happening in the country every year, and organs from them can be used for saving lives of several lakhs of patients. It is ...

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Organ donation yet to take off in India

Organ Donation

It is paradoxical that a country like ours with a billion plus population should have a shortage of organs for transplantation. Organ donations are one of the most noble and breakthrough in medical advancements. This enables one to enjoy a novel life through the body of other. There are so many documentary movies   made showing that there are certain personality ...

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Unconditional mother-son love defies kidney failure with organ donation

redefining mother-son bonding after kidney transplant

Love is divine and so powerful that can defy the end of life! It’s one such loving story, where unconditional love of a son, literally speaking, changed the course of critical illness of his mother, giving her a new lease of life. Usha Bajaj was feeling a bit delirious, when taken to the hospital for the very first time in ...

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Generics & Healthcare hogs limelight@ CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest 

CSIR Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), working in line on its vision of safeguarding the nation’s health, highlighted ‘Generics & Healthcare’ as its time during CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest at 36th India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan. It got together a wide range of innovations, technologies and products displayed in the pavilion and got together distinguished scientists, researchers and industrial partners of CSIR ...

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Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising: American Heart Association

Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising: American Heart Association

Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor •Stroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while more than doubling in those between 35 and 39. • Higher rates of obesity, diabetes and failure to take prescribed medications to lower blood pressure and cholesterol may be contributing to the upswing. Stroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while ...

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Fitness freaks run risk of grave injuries at Gyms?

Instructors need to be aware of correct bio-mechanics and first aid.

Instructors need to be aware of correct bio-mechanics and first aid. Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor Gym culture is digging it roots deep in Indian culture! Who thought that Indians will become fitness pro with the advancing time? Literally speaking every fitness freak is visiting gym. With so many people hitting the gyms, the reasons are myriad. Some visit to ...

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“Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice”: A workshop par excellence

“Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice”: A workshop par excellence

Tinu Sethi | Rehab Editor Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan) conducted a workshop on “Stroke Rehabilitation: Translating Evidence to Practice” on 19 November 2016. It was a hands- on workshop that aimed at disseminating the various therapeutic approaches in treating brain stroke and related evidences based on recent researches to support the same. The ...

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Healthcare Leader President elect @FICCI for 2017

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Pankaj R. Patel, Chairman and Managing Director of Zydus Cadila – Cadila Healthcare has been elected President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the year 2017. Patel spearheads Zydus Cadila, an innovation-driven global healthcare company which manufactures and markets a wide range of products ranging from APIs to formulations, vaccines, biologicals and niche technologies. With over ...

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India is opening up to further ease of doing business: Jaitley

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley inaugurating the Economic Editors’ Conference-2016, organised by the Press Information Bureau, in New Delhi on November 10, 2016.
	The Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal, the Finance Secretary, Ashok Lavasa, the Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Shaktikanta Das, the Revenue Secretary,  Hasmukh Adhia, the Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Anjuli Chib Duggal, the Chief Economic Adviser,  Arvind Subramanian and the Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, A.P. Frank Noronha are also seen.

Expecting a positive impact of recent decision of demonetising of higher value currency notes, while allaying fears that people making small deposits for exchanging old currency notes will not be harassed-The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley inaugurating the two day Economic Editors Conference (EEC)-2016 in New Delhi said that the Government has endeavoured its best to take a number ...

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Costa neoClassica in India creates buzz among travel agents, corporates and event planners

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As Europe’s leading cruising company, Costa Cruises readies for launch of Costa neoClassica in India, which will be homeporting in Mumbai from December 2016. Now Indians can look forward to embarking on a cruiseliner from Mumbai and going to enchanting destinations within India such as Goa and Cochin and also to the very popular Maldives and Colombo. Costa neoClassica will perform a series of weekly sailings ...

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