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Shri J P Nadda gives away Kayakalp awards to felicitate 19.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Kayakalp has been instrumental in inculcating a sense of ‘ownership’ amongst all stake holders. This sense of ‘ownership’ has translated into “commitment for Swachhta.’’ This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfareduring the national felicitation ceremony of Kayakalp awardees (2017-18) for their work in maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene in public health facilities, here today.
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BBCI, Patna hospital sign MoU 12.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
BBCI, Patna hospital sign MoU
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See pics: A govt that can't provide drinking water doesn't deserve to be in power, says Amit Shah in Odisha 5.4.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Thursday criticised the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for not working for the welfare of people of Odisha. “Anger towards the Government of Odisha is immense. Even after ruling the state for 18 years, the government is not able to give clean water. I have seen the reactions of the people, I can safely say that change is on its way for the state,”Shah said. Visited Saintala village in Bolangir district of Odisha. I was shocked to see that villagers are compelled to drink fluoride contaminated water, which results in kidney ailments, crippling bone diseases and induces early ageing in the young. pic.twitter.com/5TC1KOain3 — Amit Shah (@AmitShah) April 5, 2018 Nothing can be more shameful if a government that has been in power for 18 years cannot even provide basics like clean drinking water. This is complete failure of Naveen Patnaik's government and it has no right to continue in power. pic.twitter.com/G4czTD6B20 — Amit Shah (@AmitShah) April 5, 2018 Shah ...
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Use of nuclear energy 4.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applications of nuclear energy and radiation have played a significant role in the field of electricity production, agriculture, medicine and health. Contributions of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) have made a positive impact on improvement in the treatment of disease and the quality of life of citizens in the country.
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Indian soldiers use this start-up's smart bandage, but others need it too 27.3.2018 Rediff: Business
Beside the defence forces in India, the start-up has shipped around 350,000 units to 12 countries -- the United Kingdom, France, Poland, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kenya, South Africa, Romania, Indonesia, Qatar and Oman.
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Cases of waterborne diseases rise as mercury soars in Ahmedabad 27.3.2018 DNA: Mumbai
With the mercury soaring, the number of cases related to waterborne diseases has plunged in Ahmedabad. The health bulletin of city issued by the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) revealed on Monday that 924 people were admitted to different hospitals with waterborne diseases between March 1 and 24. A usual spike in the waterborne cases has been observed during the summer. 991 waterborne cases were reported in March 2016. The number may cross last year's record because, on an average, the city has daily reported around 38 cases. Giving the reasons behind the spike, in-charge medical officer of health, Dr Bhavin Solanki, said, "Most of the cases have been reported from the slum pockets of Gomtipur, Saraspur, Rakhial where the water and drainage pipeline network are adjutant." "We have also asked them to flow water for initial five minutes or don't use first few buckets of water for intake purpose," the doctor added. However, not a single case of cholera has been reported in March ...
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VIBGYOR Group of Schools Embark on a journey to create water for the future 24.3.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Mar 24 (Businesswire-India): On the occasion of the 25th International World Water Day, VIBGYOR Group of Schools announced 'Go Blue', an annual campaign that will focus and advocate the
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Waterborne diseases spike, 630 cases in March: Health Department of AMC 20.3.2018 DNA: Top News
As many as 639 cases of waterborne diseases have been reported till March 17, according to the Health Department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. The information was revealed in a press note issued by the civic body on Monday. The data indicates that 37 people were victims of waterborne diseases per day in the first half of the month. According to the civic body, out of the total number of cases, 388 people are reported to be detected with gastroenteritis, 100 with jaundice and 151 with typhoid. "Gastroenteritis is mainly caused by consumption of polluted water and food kept in unhygienic conditions," said Dr Tejas Shah, Deputy Health Officer, South Zone, AMC. "During this time, people should consume boiled water and freshly prepared food, and avoid outside food. There is no need for panic as the cases were reported from different areas and not from a single pocket. Most cases were reported from Behrampuar, Gomtipur, Sarkhej and Maktampura." He said the civic body had collected water samples and ...
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Women Science Congress discusses health, contribution in science and impact of climate change 18.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Giving a call to develop technology that can make programme implementation more efficient,  reduce corruption and increase the response time in emergency in an effort to reach the unreached, Principal, D.G P.G College, Kanpur, Smt. Sadhna Singh has said that for this to happen, research and innovations need more input from women.
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'Doomsday' seed vault gets makeover as Arctic heats up 4.3.2018 DNA: Opinion
Designed to withstand a nuclear missile hit, the world's biggest seed vault, nestled deep inside an Arctic mountain, is undergoing a makeover as rising temperatures melt the permafrost meant to protect it. Dubbed the "Noah's Ark" of food crops, the Global Seed Vault is buried inside a former coal mine on Svalbard, a remote Arctic island in a Norwegian archipelago around 1,000 kilometres from the North Pole. Opened in 2008, the seed bank plays a key role in preserving the world's genetic diversity: it is home to more than a million varieties of seeds, offering a safety net in case of natural catastrophe, war, climate change, disease or manmade disasters. But warmer temperatures have disrupted the environment around the vault. In an unexpected development, the permafrost, which was meant to help keep the temperature inside the vault at a constant -18 Celsius (-0.4 Fahrenheit), melted in 2016. "The summer season was (warmer) than expected. We had water intrusions in the (access) tunnel that could be related ...
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Ahmedabad city sees over 730 cases of waterborne diseases in Feb 27.2.2018 DNA: Top News
With the summer season sets in city, the case of waterborne cases are likely to rise as indicated in the heath bulletin issued by the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). On Monday, the health department has issued a press release of weekly health status of city, in which 734 cases has been recorded of waterborne diseases till February 24. "Due to summer season, the waterborne cases are very much likely to appear more in number. People are advised to avoid outside food and beverages those are sold unpacked." If people find or come across suspicious water then they should immediately contact civic body," said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health, AMC. Out of the total reported 734 waterborne cases, 408 cases of gastroenteritis, 166 cases of typhoid and 160 cases of typhoid have been reported. To prevent waterborne diseases, health department of the civic body has distributed more than five lakh chlorine tablets. Also, 2,782 water samples from slum pockets have been ...
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What's Hashimoto, the disease that model Gigi Hadid suffers from? 14.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
The model took to Instagram to reveal shocking facts about her condition.
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This PadMan from Jharkand has a message for Modi 8.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
'There are so many schemes announced for the benefit of farmers, women and less privileged sections of our society. But how many of these are being availed of?'
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Address by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, to the Joint Sitting of Two Houses of Parliament 29.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Honourable Members, I welcome you all to the Joint Sitting of the Two Houses of Parliament. We have all recently celebrated the festivals of Pongal, Bihu, Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Vasant Panchami. For us, the Republic Day is also a major festival. The presence of Heads of States and Governments of ten ASEAN countries during this year’s Republic Day celebrations added a special dimension to our vision of ‘Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam’.
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Budget Session 2018: Full text of President Kovind's maiden speech to joint sitting of Parliament 29.1.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
In his maiden address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind today listed out the major achievements of the Narendra Modi government. President Kovind said the government has been able to contain inflation and fiscal deficit and will work to double the income of farmers by 2022. The President said the country has been able to achieve economic growth despite slowdown in the global economy. Here is the full text of President Kovind's maiden speech to joint sitting of Parliament:  Honourable Members, I welcome you all to the Joint Sitting of the Two Houses of Parliament. We have all recently celebrated the festivals of Pongal, Bihu, Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Vasant Panchami. For us, the Republic Day is also a major festival. The presence of Heads of States and Governments of ten ASEAN countries during this year’s Republic Day celebrations added a special dimension to our vision of ‘Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam’. 2018 is an important year for realising our vision of a New ...
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Budget 2018: Why record harvests, government spending have not proven enough For Farmers 26.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Vector biting hard, civic body reports 51 cases in January 23.1.2018 DNA: Top News
A weekly health report of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) suggests an unusual rise in the vector-borne diseases. The health department of the civic body, on Monday, reported 51 vector-borne cases within 20 days of the month. Generally, the vector-borne diseases appear during monsoon and post-monsoon period. The vector-borne diseases have affected 11,944 people in city. The season of vector-borne diseases ranges from June to late October. According to the official release of the health department, the first chikungunya case of the year was reported only in the last week. Eight cases of dengue were reported for the first 20 days of the month, including three fresh cases of last week. 26 cases of malaria were reported at private and government-run hospitals within city limits and 16 cases of falciparum were reported during the same period. Also, 581 cases of water-borne cases were reported, which included 363 cases of gastroenteritis, 112 cases of jaundice and 106 cases of typhoid. Most of the ...
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Low-cost mechanism invented to determine water contamination 18.1.2018 DNA: Evolutions
The mechanism is paper-based
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205 water-borne cases in Ahmedabad 9.1.2018 DNA: Top News
A health report of the city revealed by the health department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) states that in the first week of January, 205 water-borne cases were reported by AMC-run hospitals. The water-borne cases are likely to appear during the summer season, the number of cases which have been reported in last week is quite high for the winter season. Out of the total of 205 cases, 131 cases are of gastroenteritis, 44 of jaundice and 30 cases are of typhoid. The health department has taken up 923 samples of water for bacterial test randomly. The result of the same will be available in a week. Also, 1.5 lakh chlorine table have been distributed for water purification in slum pockets. In the vector-borne cases total, 17 cases have been reported out of which ten cases of malaria, six cases of falciparum and one case of dengue have been reported. Article ...
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Health minister reviews preparedness to combat swine flu 6.1.2018 DNA: Money
The minister of state for health in Gujarat government conducted a review meeting on Thursday of his department and assessed the preparedness of the government medical staff to combat swine flu and other vector-borne and water-borne deseases. The minister also instructed the staff in the department to procure sufficient medicines and vaccines as advance planning. Kishor Kanani had also addressed the medical staff in districts through a video conference besides the officials in secretariat. Kanani said, “As the winter season is going on, there is a possibility that the swine flu and other vector-borne diseases can rise. I reviewed the preparedness of the health department to combat the situation. As the assembly polls concluded recently, it was necessary to undertake a stock-taking exercise and the video conference with the medical staff in state was part of that.” “The state government has sufficient stock of medicines and vaccines, in case there is a rise of cases related to swine flu. The government ...
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