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Efforts on to curb spread of epidemics in Hailakandi dist 24.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Efforts on to curb spread of epidemics in Hailakandi dist
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Ahead of 2019 polls, Mamata Banerjee to take class of TMC councillors 15.6.2018 DNA: Money
Keeping the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in mind, the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal wants the party councillors of municipal bodies across the state to enhance communication with the public. A workshop of the councillors have been planned after the July 21 Martyrs’ Day observation. The workshop will take place at the Biswa Banga Convention Centre at New Town. At present there are 3,600 councillors in 126 municipal bodies and six corporations. Most of them are from TMC. Sources said that at the workshop, councillors will be given a list of dos and dont's. Other than increasing mass communication, councillors will also be advised to be polite in their behaviour and words, be proactive to help civic amenities reach every household, deal with problems of drinking water, prevent dengue and other vector-borne diseases and to create against usage of plastic. The leadership believes that without people’s participation most of these work would not be possible and thus a solid connect needs to be ...
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Delhi water is full of arsenic, fluoride: Report 13.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 13 (NewsVoir): Water quality in Delhi is on alarming situation, as per a recent Lok Sabha secretariat reports east and northeast districts of Delhi are undergoing arsenic
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Shri J P Nadda inaugurates 10th Meeting of Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis 13.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the 10th meeting of Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF), here today. During his inaugural address, Shri Nadda said that India as a Global leader is committed to eliminating Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) transmission and disease burden so that our future generations are free from Lymphatic Filariasis.
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Ahmedabad: 652 cases of waterborne diseases in June 12.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A health bulletin issued by the health department of the civic body revealed on Monday that Ahmedabad witnessed 652 waterborne cases in first nine days of June. There are three cases of cholera reported during the same period. Cases of gastroenteritis were 374, 139 cases of typhoid and 136 cases of jaundice have been reported for the same period. The team also collected 1158 samples of water. 147 cases of malaria have been reported. Article ...
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WHO gears up for monsoon in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh 1.6.2018 DNA: Popular News
With the onset of the rainy season, the WHO today said it is strengthening contingency measures along with health partners for the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh to minimise the health impact of the monsoon for nearly 1.3 million people living in Cox's Bazar. WHO Representative to Bangladesh, Bardan Jung Rana said WHO and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh government to maintain life-saving primary and secondary health services for Rohingya refugees and their host communities in the ongoing rainy season. "Heavy rains, floods and cyclone are expected to further deteriorate the already suboptimal water and sanitation conditions in the overcrowded refugee camps, increasing the risk of infectious disease such as acute watery diarrhoea, cholera, hepatitis, dengue fever and malaria, among others," said Rana. As a preventive measure, a massive cholera vaccination campaign was conducted in May targeting one million people ? the refugees, their host communities and people residing in ...
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Sterlite Tuticorin: While CEO talks of job-losses, Vedanta's billionaire promoter Anil Aggarwal talks of stepping back and foreign conspiracy 24.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Jaipur: A dirty pond feeds this village’s hope 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
People living in the tribal area of Shahabad, Baran are facing severe drinking water crisis. Residents of Kaglavar village of Gadreta Gram Panchayat do not have any other option other than going to a nearby pond, one kilometer away, to get their daily dose of drinking water. But the water in the pond is dirty. Villagers fear it is contaminated and, therefore, not fit for consumption.  A dozen Kaglavar residents including Sanya Saharia, Prithvi Saharia, Madan Saharia, Sundar Lal, Santosh Saharia informed that the people of Kaglavar village have to go to Khatka village for drinking water as there is no water resource present in their village. They added that they have no other option than drinking contaminated water from the pond at Khatka village. There is a tube-well in their village, but it is not functional since last two months The water scarcity and consumption of contaminated water is resulting in spreading of diseases among the village population.  However, to some respite, a water tanker came to ...
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Your toothpaste can fight lung disease 21.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, or CF, when combined with an already FDA-approved drug.
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Cleanliness the best way to promote hygiene and disease prevention, also creates a sense of social well-being and good mental health: Vice President 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cleanliness ensures hygiene and disease prevention and it also creates a sense of social well-being and good mental health. He was addressing the gathering after releasing two books - ‘A Treatise on Cleanliness’ and ‘Waste Management, an Introduction’, authored by Shri Rajat Bhargava, here today.
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AMC gears up for monsoon 17.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) held a meeting on Wednesday to review their monsoon preparedness. The meeting was attended by post holders of the civic body who discussed pre-monsoon action plan. Giving details about the civic body's action plan, Mayor Gautam Shah said: "We will make sure that citizens do not suffer during this monsoon. We will wrap up all the road and digging work by the end of the month. We have initiated cleaning of 42,111 catch-pits, and in the first round, 38,886 pits have been cleaned. By June 15, the remaining catch-pits will be cleaned." The AMC said that 20 control rooms would function across the city, including one main control room, during this monsoon. They also revealed that there are 41 outlets in the Sabarmati River to release the storm water. The civic body has decided to rope in 302 machine to deal with extensive fogging. The AMC has made extensive plans to control and prevent diseases related to the rains. To prevent vector breeding site, the AMC has made a ...
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Want to avoid cancer? Please read this 14.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Cancer cells thrive in acidic environments.
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The challenge of space gardening: One giant 'leaf' for mankind 13.5.2018 DNA: Evolutions
The challenge of space gardening: One giant 'leaf' for mankind
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Tata Trusts to upgrade Nagaland hospitals 6.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tata Trusts to upgrade Nagaland hospitals
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Agenda for AI Application in agriculture, health, environment & enterprise 30.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
AGRICULTURE a. There is an enormous amount of data available on soil, plant, animal and human nutrition. However, we have not developed any analytical platform which can connect the variables for tracking eco-system health and ensuring preventive crop, animal and human nutrition. b. The majority of the farmer machinery whether manual, bullock drawn or motorized do not have feedback control system. Most mechanical machineries have practically no electronic applications. Dynamic feedback from individual farm does not get aggregated at eco-system level and therefore knowledge based efficiency inputs are not available to farmers. Given the agrological diversity response variabilities of inputs such as water, seed and other chemical & non chemical inputs is not analyzed dynamically to generate mid-course correction. c. Given large scale climatic fluctuation is super imposed on graphic and agro ecological variability requires development of dynamic contingency option. Such advice can be generated only with ...
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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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