Tag Archives: India

Every hospital should give effective treatment to poor: Minister

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday urged all healthcare providers in the country to adopt a model in which people from the economically weaker sections (EWS) receive the best treatment at a reasonable cost. He said though a lot of hospitals in the country were established with the avowed aim of providing equal treatment for the rich and the ...

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Chinese Hackers Spying on India, Nepal, Others Since 2005, Reveals IT Security Firm FireEye

FireEye, a California-based IT security agency on advanced cyber attacks, released its latest intelligence report that said China government’s cyber espionage program transcended Himalays to Nepal, India and even Vietnam in Southeast Asia. Titled “APT 30 and the Mechanics of a Long-Running Cyber Espionage Operation”, the report on advanced persistent threat (APT) group said hackers, most likely sponsored by the ...

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Harsh Vardhan Reveals New Promising Drugs for Malaria, Osteoporosis, Diabetes

Union science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan, a physician himself and former health minister, said India has made a breakthrough in developing drugs for malaria, osteoporosis and diabetes, which will be released into markets soon. These are the three major ailments Indians are facing currently. Harsh Vardhan, former health minister, who has been moved to Science and Technology now, said ...

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India elected to 4 international bodies at UN

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has elected India by acclamation to four international bodies recognizing its growing global contributions and influence. The elections Wednesday cap India’s reelection to the influential UN Human Rights Council in October and the General Assembly unanimously endorsing in December New Delhi’s proposal for an International Yoga Day. “India’s election by acclamation is an ...

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Changing food habits behind rise in bowel diseases among kids: Study

Blaming it on modern changing food habits from organic food to processed food, a new study has said that it is resulting in rise in inflammatory bowel disease in children in India, sending a warning against the mushrooming fast food chains. The multi-centric study shows that out of 221 children, 42 percent suffered from Ulcerative Colitis, which involves the large ...

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Self Medication Very High in India at 52%; Why?

Half of Indians don’t go to a doctor but just walk up to a nearby medical store and buy a medicine over the counter, according to a study sending alrming signals on inaccessibility to health care that is afflicting the country’s huge population. The study conducted by Lybrate, a healthcare firm, said 52% of the people in India prefer self-medication ...

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Microsoft launches latest Lumia 640XL and Lumia 640 in India

Microsoft has launched two new models of its smartphones under Lumia brand, from its recently acquired mobile handset brand Nokia, saying “Powerful ideas can come at any time”, justifying the company’s late entry into the mobile phones domain. To cover up its late entry into the mobile phone segment, Microsoft acquired Finland’s Nokia for $7.2 billion in April 2014. Priced at ...

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Nellore Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu Found Dead in Andes Mountains

Nellore-based mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, 40, who went on a mountaineering expedition on the Andes Mountains between Argentina and Chile last month was found dead, confirmed his family. The Indian embassy and government officials have conveyed the information to Mastan Babu’s sister Dorasanamma. An accomplished mountaineer, Mastan Babu, known for his fastest ‘seven summit’ climber record in India, went on ...

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Antibiotics to lose effectiveness by 2030, world to face consequences by 2030: study

In another jolt to an already rising uproar about misuse or overuse of antibiotics, a Princeton study said the consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67% by 2030, endangering their effectiveness in humans. Several experts have already warned about the impending danger to human health with the fast eroding effect of antiobiotics and several studies have suggested links between ...

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Lunar Eclipse on Saturday, Visible Places,

A total eclipse of the Moon will occur on Saturday (April 4, 2015) from 15-45 hours to 19-15 hours IST and it will be visible in Eastern Asia, Australia, North America, Western Half of South America, Antarctica, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The beginning of the places from where the Umbral include Argentina, part of Western Brazil, Eastern ...

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India Internet Access is Merely 20%, Says Pew Research Survey

In a major reversal of beliefs Pew Research shows that only 20% in India have Internet access and only 14% own a smartphone, a though more than 65% used social networking sites Facebook or Twitter while 55% have used the internet to apply for a job. India is behind Indonesia, which fared at 24% of the population having access to ...

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Waterman Rajendra Singh Gets Stockholm Water Prize 2015

India’s waterman Rajendra Singh has been awarded the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for his consistent and innovative efforts in Rajasthan to save water in rural areas. The Stockholm Water Prize, founded in 1991 is presented annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to an individual, organisation or institution for outstanding water-conservation achievements and it carries a cash amount of ...

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India vs Bangladesh Match Preview, Live streaming Info, Team News

Time: 9:00 am IST Date: 19th March Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne The second quarter final takes us to the MCG where defending champions India take on giant killers Bangladesh in an all Asian clash. Will India seek revenge for their 2007 oust or will the Tigers provide us with another encore performance? Looking at India’s form in the recently ...

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