Smart Group offers unique wellness experience @ Modi Yoga Retreat at Rishikesh

Rishikesh- Dr M Retreat

On eve of the International Women’s Day- The Spa at Modi Yoga Retreat. a luxury retreat has brought to fore an irresistible wellness experience.  The Retreat has 29 luxury rooms, equipped with all modern amenities to suit the needs of the contemporary traveler. Each room offers a different level of luxury with the promise of discreet comfort, uninterrupted relaxation and complete privacy. The ...

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IHCL initiates philanthropic ‘Dil Se Deejiye’ drive to raise funds for Cancer Patients

Tata Medical Center Kolkata

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has partnered with Tata Medical Center ahead of World Cancer Day to launch ‘Dil Se Deejiye’, a philanthropic initiative specifically aimed at raising funds for Tata Medical Center, Kolkata. Through this initiative, IHCL will collect a voluntary contribution of INR 100 or more from guests across its hotels. Established to serve all sections of society with ...

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Urgent need to make strategic changes in the health care delivery system: Naik

bust of Swami Athuradasji

The Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Shripad Naik inaugurated the PG Courses and National Seminar at National Homoeopathy Research Institute in Mental Health in Kottayam on 2 February 2019. On this occasion Naik unveiled the Bronze Bust of Swami Athuradasji who was a founder of the Research institute. On this occasion the Minister said that Swamiji was so committed ...

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Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana gets National Health Authority for faster implementation

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY).  With this approval, the existing society “National Health Agency” has been dissolved and will be replaced by National Health Authority as an attached office to Ministry of ...

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President of India Inaugurates Centre of Excellence for Genetic Blood Disorders in Telangana

Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia, Thalassemia and Other Genetic Blood Disorders at the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in Karimnagar, Telangana on December 22, 2018. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that India has made significant strides in the field of healthcare. However, it still have a long way to go in evolving a holistic healthcare system, one which ...

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Telangana, Rajasthan, Lemon Tree Hotels, Montfort Centre for Education conferred National awards for Outstanding Work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs)

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2018, the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs) at a function in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  Thawarchand ...

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UN’s 2018 Theme for World Disability Day 2018: Empowering persons with disabilities, ensuring inclusiveness and equality

A student poses in the classroom. 38 year old Ronald Joseph lost both his legs in a motorcycle accident in 1997. On march 11, 2011 with the help of the non government organization Help for Haiti, Joseph transformed his personal loss into a communal gain by opening a school for handicapped children in the poor and often volatile Cite Soleil. Currently the one room school helps 50 children from the neighborhood but expansion plans are already underway. UN's 2018 Theme: Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH

UN’s 2018 Theme on the occasion of World Disability Day ‘Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’ focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 ...

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Health Ministry approves compensation formula for Johnson & Johnson ASR Hip Implants victims

Faulty Hip implant cases in India

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India on 29 November 2018 had approved formula for determination of compensation for those patients who had received (prior to August, 2010) faulty Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip implants manufactured by DePuy International Limited, U.K (Johnson & Johnson). An expert committee was constituted by the Ministry under the Chairmanship of Arun Kumar Agarwal, ...

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Price ceiling on Coronary Stents benefited over a million heart patients: Mansukh Mandaviya

initiative of ensuring ‘Affordable, Quality Medicines for All

Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilisers, Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Mansukh L. Mandaviya informed in a statement on 20 November 2018 that patients across the country have saved around Rs. 15,000 crores under Government’s initiative of ensuring ‘Affordable, Quality Medicines for All’, as per estimates of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing authority (NPPA). Following the vision of Prime Minister of India, Narendra ...

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IDF calls for World Diabetes Day 2018-19 theme: The Family and Diabetes

International Diabetes Federation (IDF) over a two year period intends to work on building awareness and allied intervention to help people in their fight against diabetes. Pic Courtesy: IDF

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes. A two-year timeframe has been chosen to best align the World Diabetes Day campaign to the current IDF strategic plan and facilitate planning, development, promotion and participation.

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Jaipur Zika outbreak update: Zika Virus strain that causes microcephaly not found in Rajasthan

Zika update in Jaipur

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) under Department of Health Research is in the forefront of advanced research in virology and the ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV) is at par with leading scientific establishments across the world. ICMR-NIV, Pune has sequenced 5 Zika virus strains collected at different time points of the Jaipur outbreak. Advanced molecular studies of Zika virus ...

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PM Modi praises mental strength, felicitates medal winners of 2018 Asian Para Games

India's best tall @ 2018 Asian Para Games

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, met and felicitated the medal winners of the 2018 Asian Para Games on 16 October 2018. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister expressed happiness at receiving the medal winners. Appreciating their performance, he remarked that their mental strength was a key factor in their success. The Prime Minister complimented them for contributing to raising India’s ...

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