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Include Yoga in school courses to build a healthy nation: Naidu 22.6.2018 PTI: All news
Include Yoga in school courses to build a healthy nation: Naidu
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar skips yoga day event for third time 22.6.2018 The Asian Age | Home
JD-U downplays issue; absence indicates tension in ties with BJP.
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Yoga 'powerful unifying force' in a strife-torn world, says PM 22.6.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Modi said yoga had shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe.
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Cabinet orders audit over 'discrepancies' in hospitals 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Clears set up of waste treatment plant at Bawana.
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CM Kejriwal should go to mohalla clinics for treatment: BJP 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Sirsa alleged that after wasting precious nine days, Mr Kejriwal is resorting to another drama of his illness.
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Raigad victims poisoned by pesticide: tests 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Those admitted to the Raigad state-run hospital told the police that the cloth used to cover the food smelled of insecticide.
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Back in office, CM assesses water, power supply in city 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Skips yoga event due to health issues, heads for treatment.
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Liquor permit renewal to be changed in Gujarat 22.6.2018 DNA: Money
Gujarat government took the decision to relax the process of renewal of liquor permit for ex-servicemen in Gujarat. Following to protest programme by ex-servicemen in Gandhinagar on Wednesday over the suspension of liquor permit in the state by government, the minister of state for home, prohibition and excise Pradipsinh Jadeja made this announcement on Thursday. "We announce to reestablish the same system for renewal of liquor permission for ex-servicemen on health ground. The system for renewal of liquor permission is under amendment as the government wishes to make the system leak proof and no undeserving person should avail the permits," Jadeja said. "The permit renewal procedure is under the overhauling as there had been many discrepancies in the system that had been under implementation for many years. We are of the opinion that very less people should get this permits and those who need it genuinely. The amendment process may take some time and no time line can be given for this," Jadeja ...
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CM Vasundhara Raje announces Yoga Parks in Rajasthan 22.6.2018 DNA: Money
Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced to set up a Yoga Park in every headquarter of the state where an Acharaya (teacher) can impart lessons on yoga to people. She asked yoga guru Ramdev to set up Acharayakulam in Kota and assured him of extending all possible support for it.  The CM, also chief guest on this occasion, implored the people to include yoga in their daily lifestyle to stay healthy and happy. “Sound health keeps one happy and jolly,” Raje said. Yoga embodies the spirit and philosophy of Vasudev Kutumbakam, she said adding, “Yoga would enable the nation to be the Vishava Guru (Lord of the World) once again.”  It is a moment of pride that the world record in yoga has happened in a place where the entire nation dwells as a large number of coaching students from across the country are present here and have actively contributed to the world record, she added.   A total 4,500 instructors, one for every 50 participants, were deputed to keep a close eye on the yoga performance. State health ...
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Yoga powerful unifying force in strife-torn world: Modi 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Dehradun, June 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday performed yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus here, saying the ancient Indian discipline had emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world. Addressing the large gathering in the backdrop of the iconic British-era building of FRI, Modi said yoga had shown the world the way from “illness to wellness” and enriching lives across the globe. He said in fact yoga had become the biggest mass movement across the globe in the quest for good health and well-being, which is crucial to the creation of a peaceful world. “Dehradun to Dublin, Shanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Johannesburg, Himalayan highlands or sunburnt deserts, yoga is enriching millions of lives all over the world. “Yoga fosters amity in societies which can form the basis of national unity,” the Prime Minister said. He said the proposal for the Yoga Day at the UN was accepted in record time with a majority of ...
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Kota creates world record 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Kota/New Delhi, June 21 A world record was created in Rajasthan’s Kota today where over a lakh people got together to perform ‘asanas’ while similar energy and zeal was on display at events across states as big-wigs stretched and twisted along with millions of citizens on International Day of Yoga. Yoga guru Ramdev led the session from 5.30 am to 6.30 am at RAC ground in Kota, a hub of coaching centres, amid a gathering of 1.05 lakh people in the presence of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, her Cabinet colleagues and a team from the Guinness Book of World Records in London. The Guinness team presented the certificate to Ramdev and Raje, who said a yoga park would be set up in all 33 districts of the state to encourage it for better health. “The largest yoga lesson was achieved by Government of Rajasthan, Patanjali Yogpeeth and District Administration at Kota (all India), at Kota, Rajasthan, India on 21 June 2018,” the certificate mentioned. The day was observed across Haryana and Punjab today, ...
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15 more gastro cases reported 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Ludhiana: Fifteen cases of gastroenteritis were reported from Bharti Colony, Geeta Colony and Aman Colony in Ward Number 1 on Thursday. No new patient was admitted to the hospital. A health team visited Ward Number 2 after complaints of contaminated water. However, no case of gastro was detected in this ward. “The situation is under control,” said Dr Ramesh, District Epidemiologist. TNS Mobiles recovered at Central Jail Ludhiana: The police recovered two mobile phones allegedly from two inmates at Central Jail here. A case under the Prison Act 1894 has been registered  against Pankaj Rajpoot and Gagandeep Singh. TNS  90 cartons of illicit liquor recovered Samrala: The police claimed to have arrested a person with 90 cartons of illicit liquor at a naka near the Neelon bridge. While Mandip Singh of Jalandhar was arrested, vehicle driver Mana, also from Jalandhar, escaped. OC Travel agent Ghai faces fresh FIR Ludhiana: A fresh FIR was registered against Nitish Ghai, a travel agent and owner of an ...
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MMU to start health services from today 22.6.2018 The Tribune
ludhiana, June 21 As part of its effort to make health services accessible, the Health Department has released a schedule of the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU), which will provide health services in villages under the jurisdiction of the Koom Kalan Community Health Centre (CHC) from June 22 to June 30. Civil Surgeon Dr Parvinder Pal Singh Sidhu said the MMU would provide health facilities in villages, including Chak Sarwan Nath on June 22, Prithipur on June 23, Rajool on June 25, Borre on June 26, Bhamian Kalan on June 27, Bhukhari Kalan on June 28, Budhewal on June 29 and Rayan village on June 30. He said one doctor, medical officer, laboratory attendant, X-ray technician, counsellor and other staff would accompany the unit. He said whenever the MMU had to visit a new village a public announcement was being made so that most of the villagers could be benefitted. He said the MMU facility had been started by the state government to provide health facilities in areas lacking basic facilities. “Apart from health ...
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Notices to two hospitals 22.6.2018 The Tribune

Muktsar: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Thursday issued show-cause notices to two private hospitals of Muktsar for not disposing of the bio-medical waste as per rules. These are Rajindra Hospital and Anand Hospital. “Three hospitals were checked on Thursday and two of them were found to be flouting rules so notices were served,” said Daljit Singh, SDO, PPCB. These hospitals have been asked to follow the waste management rules, he added. TNS

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‘Labour laws in workers’ favour’ 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 21 An awareness programme on Industrial Labour Laws and ESIC Schemes was organised by the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertaking (CICU). Upkar Singh Ahuja, president, CICU, said 99 per cent of labour laws were in the favour of workers, whether it was right or wrong. He said employees lodged false complaints against the entrepreneurs most of the times and harassed them. It should be stopped. Pankaj Sharma, general secretary, CICU, said the registration of factory units, which was made compulsory for those with 20 workers, should be extended to 50 workers. He said the registration of labourers under the Factory Act should also be simplified. “The Labour Department should ban use of cigarette, tobacco, pan masala etc and use of mobile phone on the factory premises,” said Sharma. Upkar Singh said there was a lack of proper medical services at the ESIC Model Hospitals and Dispensaries functioning in Punjab. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal, Labour Commissioner, Ludhiana, ...
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Doctor sent to police remand 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Patiala, June 21 A local court has sent doctor Karamjit Kaur and her husband on a two-day remand in connection with the illegal sex-determination and abortion racket. The accused were nabbed by the Patiala police after a raid on 'Wadi's Hospital' by the officials of the Kaithal Health Department on Wednesday evening. Kaur Singh, Investigating Officer, has confirmed the arrest of the duo and said further investigation by the police was on, in this matter.  The FIR has been registered under the IPC, the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, the Indian Medical Council Act, and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy  Act. The FIR has been lodged at police station Bahadurgarh. Meanwhile, Civil Surgeon Harish Malhotra said the PCPNDT Act would be implemented strictly so that sex determination was curbed and sex ratio could be improved further.  Malhotra, further requested to the people and the ultrasound owners to cooperate with the Health Department in the implementation ...
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Nabha MC to collect fire cess from institutions 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Nabha, June 21  The cash starved Nabha Municipal Council has decided to charge fire cess from various institutions.  A resolution in this regard was passed at  General House meeting on Thursday.  The resolution would be forwarded to the local bodies and when the same was approved the MC hopes to generate moreRs 10 lakh per annum from institutions including hospitals, factories and educational institutions located in the town.  There are more than 250 institutions, including about 50 educational institutions in the town. The MC would charge Rs 5,000 as fire cess on institutions and those educational institutions which have less than 150 students would have to pay Rs 2,000. Besides, the MC would also charge Rs 5,000 for issuing fire call reports to the institutions. The fire call report was needed by the institutions to claim insurance. Confirming the same MC chief, Rajneesh Mittal, said, two slabs of fire cess of Rs 5,000 and Rs 2,000 have been fixed which would help in the ...
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Yoga everywhere in city 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Jalandhar: International Yoga Day was celebrated at Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya under Dr Punam Suri, president, DAV College managing committee, New Delhi. Principal Prof Dr Ajay Sareen told students that regular yoga practice lead to better physical, mental and spiritual health. The students learnt various yoga “asanas”. NSS programme officers Veena Arora and Dr Anjana Bhatia encouraged the students to perform the yoga on a daily basis. Yoga was performed by students of the sports department and NSS under the supervision of DPEs Harmeet and Sukhwinder. TNS  Kanya Maha Vidyalaya Jalandhar: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya observed International Yoga Day.The event was organised by the departments of NCC and NSS. Around 50 volunteers from NSS and 150 NCC cadets from various schools and colleges and 20 faculty members participated in the event. Manju Arora and Munish Arora from “Yogpath Sansthan”   conducted the session. Brigadier HMS Chatwal, Group Commander, Jalandhar, along with Colonel Jasbir Singh and HMS ...
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Training in basic life support held 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, June 21 In order to the train officials of the district administration to give primary emergency health care to needy people, the Indian Medical Organisation (IMA) on Thursday organised a workshop on Basic Life Support under the ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’ for them. During the workshop organised by the IMA at the District Administrative Complex, doctors including IMA President Mukesh Gupta, Raman Chawla, Balraj  Gupta among others apprised officials of the steps to be taken in case of any emergency in terms of cardiac arrest or other medical exigencies.  They said such basic life support given to patients within five minutes of an attack, could prove to be a boon for the patient. During the training, the doctors apprised the  officials of the techniques through which basic life support could be given to any patient in case of an emergency.  They said under the “Tandarust Punjab” Mission of the state government, the IMA would extend all possible help to make the state the ...
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Seminar dwells on occupational health 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, June 21 The directorate of Factories Punjab and Punjab Industrial Safety Council organised a seminar on occupational health and safety awareness on Wednesday at the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Jalandhar. The seminar was inaugurated by Dwarka Dass, Assistant Director Factories, in the presence of PS Bhatti, GM (Plant), IOC, Jalandhar and HS Minhas, DGM (Terminal), IOC, Jalandhar. Around 40 participants included different categories of workmen including security personnel, haulage labour, electricians and foremen. Somraj from Red Cross Society Jalandhar held an interactive session on the importance of first aid and qualities of a first aider. A motivational seminar on the importannce of each individual in a team was delivered by Shruti Bajaj, Manager (plant), IOC Bottling Plant, Jalandhar. The seminar was concluded with a session by Dwarka Dass on developing safety culture in each individual. Feedback was taken from participants regarding the seminar. The programme concluded ...
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