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Opinion: Factors that will boost healthcare 13.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Dharminder Nagar Despite making significant advances in the field of healthcare, India continues to perform poorly on a number of health parameters. According to a recent report compiled by the NGO Sukarya, India is home to more than 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children even as malnutrition causes almost 45 per cent of deaths in children below five years of age. A Ministry of Health & Family Welfare backed exercise to ascertain India’s health statistics initiated in 2015 pointed to a changing pattern of disease burden as well as glaring discrepancies in health status of different states. The study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) concluded that even though life expectancy at birth had improved at the national level, severe inequalities persisted between states. Accessibility In the context of India, accessibility to quality healthcare remains a major challenge. Not only ...
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Retail inflation eased to 3.31% in October, industrial output rose by 4.5% in September 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
Consumer Food Price Inflation was negative in both rural and urban areas, at -0.57% and -1.15% in October.
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Quest for black diamond: Pollution from mines, power plants is choking Chhattisgarh’s coal hub 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
In Korba, industrial exploitation of the area with no concern for residents’ health has led to resentment among the communities.
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Will Future Megacities Be A Marvel? New Delhi Suggests Otherwise 5.11.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The effects of unbridled urbanization are inescapable in New Delhi. Smog blankets landmarks like India Gate in winter, delaying flights at the airport due to poor visibility. Traffic jams are part of...
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Clean, cheap drinking water: How water ATMs in Delhi are bringing this precious resource to citizens 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs installed and maintained by several private vendors in collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations are providing purified potable water for as less as 30 paise a litre in certain areas, So, where are these and how do they function?
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5As - Ambition, Ability, Agility, Accountability & Achievement are the important to reform governance system: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Ambition, Ability, Agility, Accountability and Achievement, are five important directions in which the country must move forward to reform our governance system cautioning officers not be complacent with current achievements.
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Telecom industry to rollout one million WiFi hotspots in the country by December 2019, says Manoj Sinha 25.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India Mobile Congress (IMC) is one of the biggest marquee Mobile, Internet, and Technology event for South and South-East Asia, with the theme, “New Digital Horizons – Connect. Create. Innovate.”, IMC 2018 began on a grand-scale at Aero City, New Delhi with over 300 companies, 20 countries participating in this prestigious event in the Asia Pacific region.
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How a wooden bench in Zimbabwe is starting a revolution in mental health 21.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In the early 2000s, when there were just two psychiatrists serving over 12 million people, Zimbabwe had to get creative to treat depression.
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Delhi Holds Breath As Burning Farms Herald Pollution Season 21.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Harpal Singh struck a match and watched his fields burn, the acrid smoke drifting toward New Delhi where a lethal smog cocktail is once again intensifying over the world's most polluted megacity.
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CSIR develops affordable Water Disinfection System “OneerTM” 17.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ,Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow has developed an innovative technology for “Drinking Water Disinfection System” with Trade name “OneerTM” which was transferred to M/s Bluebird Water Purifiers, New Delhi in the presence of Union Minister of Science & Technology and Vice-President, CSIR, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today.
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Coarse cereals have disappeared from Indian diets, leading to iron deficiencies among the population 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Between 1983 and 2011, the total iron intake in India has reduced by 21% in rural areas and 11% in urban areas, says new research.
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How researchers in India are getting couples in rural areas to talk about family planning 16.10.2018 Scroll.in
Open communication and new contraceptive methods are slowly changing the conversation.
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Insight: The burning truth - as farmers set fire to fields, Delhi braces for choking smog 15.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Hours after a mechanised harvester chugged through the rice paddy, flames and a thick plume of black smoke rose into the twilight sky in Haryana as farmers burned the residue to prepare for the next season's planting.
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Disequilibrium: DISTURBIA 13.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Mass migration and rampant urbanisation have left urban agglomerates creaking as civic amenities have broken down under the sustained human onslaught. Skilling and vocational development is crucial to arrest this emergent trend line as this peculiar strand of xenophobia against economic migrants takes shape leading to greater social disorder and unrest in India. With as many as 139 million moving about in India, it is leading to employment and economic displacement which comes with an attendant backlash Even as agriculture’s contribution over the years has diminished, the emphasis on services has been overplayed. In many ways, services acquired an altogether new hue, becoming the hot button item in India’s economic march. But for India to provide basic employment and deal with rapid urbanisation and mass migration, it requires jobs for the legionnaires coming off the assembly line. Mass employment remains a distant chimera. The economy likened to a prisoner in captivity is shackled by its own growth, ...
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World Bank’s Human Capital Index released 11.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The World Bank released today a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019.  Broader theme of the World Development Report (WDR) this year is “The Changing Nature of Work”.
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Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts are of eternal value: Vice President 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts are of eternal value and would be relevant irrespective of the times. He was addressing the 34th Convocation of the Gandhigram Rural Institute in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu today.
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Skill development should be a continuous process: Vice President 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that skill development should be a continuous process and the innovations must help making the lives of people better. He was addressing the gathering at the Valedictory of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Educational Institutions run by Nachimuthu Industrial Association (NIA), in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu today.
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Sustainable production can be achieved through organic farming by way of improvement in soil health and fertility: Radha Mohan Singh 8.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that organic farming has the potential to provide livelihood to farmers and create employment opportunities for rural and urban people.
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UNICEF Praises PM Modi For Investing Time In Health, Sanitation Issues 8.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for investing the "political time and efforts" in issues like health and sanitation.
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Aadhaar Mandatory For Second Time Treatment Under Ayushman Bharat 7.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Aadhaar is not mandatory to avail benefits for the first time under the recently-launched Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) but will be compulsory for those seeking...
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