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India can win fight against TB before 2025: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday released the ''India TB report 2020'' and assured that the country can win the fight against TB even before 2025.In 2017, the Central Government had developed the...

Dietary supplements important weapon for fighting off COVID-19

New York, April 25 (IANS) Supplements containing vitamins C and D and other micronutrients are a safe, effective and low-cost means of helping your immune system fight off COVID-19 and other acute respiratory tract diseases, say researchers.According to the...

Covid 19 brought sudden change in the medication needs of people

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought about a sudden change in the medication needs of masses with a clear preference being shown for respiratory, anti-diabetic, cardiac therapies as compared to anti-infective, gastro, vitamin or...

कृषि मंत्री नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर ने लांच किया ‘किसान रथ’ एप, परिवहन में मिलेगी मदद

नई दिल्ली : कृषि एवं बागवानी उत्पादों के परिवहन को सुगम बनाने के लिए केंद्रीय कृषि व किसान कल्याण मंत्री नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर ( Narendra Singh Tomar) ने शुक्रवार को किसान-रथ एप लांच किया है. कृषि मंत्रालय की ओर...

Governemtn pro-actively speeding up production of essential medicines

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Central government is pro-actively working to speed up the production of essential medicines to avoid any drug crisis-like situation during the nationwide lockdown owing to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has claimed over...

Mental health is top most concern for small cities and towns

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) There has been a whopping 88 per cent growth in mental health queries in India this year and more people from smaller cities and towns are now coming forward for online consultation, a report said...

Except kerala, whole India is fighting with Anaemia

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Anaemia is at least a mild public health problem for school-age children between the age group of 5-9 years in all states except for Kerala, according to the findings of the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey...

Study suggests majority of Indians ignoring their eye checkups

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) New research findings have revealed a significant increase in the number of Indians suffering from poor eyesight, with only one in five adults going for regular eye-checkups and an alarming 84 per cent admitting to...

First year of Ayushman Bharat scheme treated 47 lakh people

New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): With the first year of its operation, nearly 47 lakh people have got benefits from Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Last year on September 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched PM-JAY...

Cabinet may okay ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Taking up a proposal from the Health Ministry, the Union cabinet may, in its meeting on Wednesday, approve an ordinance to ban manufacturing and sale of e-cigarettes.E-cigarettes or "vaping" cigerattes are often marketed as a...

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Rajasthan CM shows off strength, claims support of 100 MLAs

Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) A day after Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot claimed that the Ashok Gehlot government in...

Google to boost fake news, illegal content monitoring on YouTube

Seoul, (IANS) Google''s video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content.Google''s...

Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India to boost digitisation: Pichai

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced a Google for India digitisation fund through which, the company will invest...

Divvya Chouksey no more, shared goodbye note hours before death

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Divvya Chouksey, who worked in the film "Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara", passed away on Sunday.Her demise was confirmed...

FICCI survey predicts 4.5% contraction in India’s FY21 GDP

New Delhi (IANS) With economic activities coming to a halt amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the Indian economy is expected to record...