Editor’s Pick

Gyms, fitness centres must talk safety first approach

Opt for injury free fitness/wellness in 2017 not this

The fitness quotient is on rise in India with more number of people hitting the gyms and more number of gym chains is setting their feet strong. Gyms are offering different packages best suited for the clientele making fitness even more interesting. Being fitter is one agenda on the priority list of resolutions as we just welcomed the New Year ...

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Healthy snacks boost immunity

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Its a permanent guilt that hit ones mind every now and then after eating unhealthy snacks- almost on daily basis. But, one is left defenceless, when that hunger strikes in between meals and lead one into sinful snacking of sorts. If one knew that there exists option if healthy snacks that boosts the immunity system naturally, the life with snacks ...

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Excess of Social networking, computers can lead to painful & sleepless nights

Women are more vulnerable to CTS

India is moving fast into digital revolution thanks to our visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who shook almost everyone with sudden demonetisation shock. Today, computer, laptops, e-notebooks have become household names with the advent of technology. Not just the office goers work over it but,housewives and our smarter younger generation have e-homework, games, social networking etc. done on these hi-tech ...

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India Signs Open Skies Agreement With Six Countries@ ICAN 2016

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As directions enshrined in the new National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP 2016), India participated with a new vigour at the International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN) – 2016 held recently in Nassau from 5th to 9thDecember, 2016. In an informal conversation with media persons R N Choubey, Secretary, Civil Aviation said that the Conference was attended by 106 countries out of ICAO membership of 191 ...

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Malaysia calls on OTOAI to promote E-Visa 

Malaysia revs up efforts to promote e-visa facility among travel trade in India

The Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board called on the leading Outbound Tour Operator Association of India (OTOAI) to help spread awareness on the E-Visa facility for Indian nationals. Surprisingly, the said facility was first  announced in April 2016 through a press statement in Mumbai just after the launch of a similar facility for the Chinese tourists. However it took about 7-8 ...

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Rise in NCDs can cost India productivity loss of upto $5 trillion: Report 

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Health and Wellness are crucial to any country especially a young demography like India, where 47% comprises of people below the age of 25. As this population enters the workforce, their wellness becomes a major growth driver for the economy. It is estimated that the increasing Non communicable diseases (NCD) burden will cost India close to USD 5 trillion due ...

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Home-Stays adds value to India’s unexplored North-East travel experience: Singh

The Governor of Sikkim, Shriniwas Patil calling on the Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space,  Jitendra Singh, in New Delhi on December 09, 2016.

India’s North-East region is an unexplored heaven, still waiting to open its doors to the world! One of the recent attractions in this region was the income tax exemption incentives that saw a lot of news items highlight the North-East States in present demonetisation transition in the country. As the states in this region slowly realise the potential of tourism, the ...

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‘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

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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

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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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