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Meet Samaira Sandhu - An epitome of success to all women who dream big 25.6.2019
Mumbai: The story of Samaira Sandhu is Samaira Sandhu is one of endurance, spirit and persistent hard work. From the humble beginnings of small-town upbringing, this beautiful belle of the north rose from nothing to what she is today, a brand in herself. It was with a sheer stroke of destiny and passion for beauty and aesthetics that turned this nutrition and dietetics major into a makeup professional she is today. After graduating from Kryolan Academy in Berlin, which prepared this young protégé into a full-fledged beauty career aspirant, Samaira returned home to start work as a Pan India Trainer for the renowned makeup brand. After two years of honing her skills, Samaira made the career highlighting switch to MAC Cosmetics where, in the next two years, she got the grasp of what women desire, what they expect and how it is the job of a makeup professional to help them envision their beauty. The two years in MAC, followed by a year's stint with Lancome helped Samaira prepare the ...
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US, Bangla firms keen to invest in Meghalaya health sector 25.6.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Different consultancies from   USA and Bangladesh on Tuesday met the Health and Family Welfare Minister, AL Hek here expressing their keenness to invest in the health sector of the state. The delegation comprised of Philip Loh, Interworld, USA, Simura Industrial & Mercantile company, Bangladesh and others. Speaking to media persons after the meeting, Hek said […]
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Meghalaya House panel on environment to inspect hospitals, rivers, industrial sites 25.6.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG:Chairman S K Sunn, of theCommittee on Environment of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly said the committee would visit important rivers, industrials sites, hospitals to check if standard environmental procedures are met. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, he said the committee has chalked out a plant to visit two important rivers- Simsang and Ganol, Umiam Industrial […]
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Rs 13,343 cr budget approved for vaccination of animals by Cabinet 25.6.2019

New Delhi: The Centre has approved Rs 13,343 crore for the National Animal Disease Control Programme for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis for the next five years.

Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, gave the information in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

The amount of Rs 2683 crore is proposed for the Financial Year 2019-20.

FMD control programme envisages 100 per cent vaccination coverage of cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, and pigs at six months interval in the entire country.

Further, animals will be identified using unique animal identification ear tags. The programme also includes de-worming of the targeted population of livestock twice a year as one of its activities.

Under the Brucellosis control programme, 100 per cent vaccination coverage of female cattle and buffalo calves (4-8 months of age) is done once in a lifetime.

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Malnutrition among children in India remains high : WFP 25.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Geneva The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that malnutrition amongst children in India remained high despite progress made in food security and if current trends continued, 31 per cent of children would be stunted in 2022. During UN Geneva regular press briefing on Tuesday, Herve Verhoosel, senior spokesperson for the […]
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Augusta Westland case : SC asks Rajiv Saxena for guarantor 25.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the accused-turned-approver in the Augusta Westland case Rajiv Saxena to apprise it by Wednesday as to who would stand surety for him, if he would be allowed to travel abroad on health grounds. Saxena had pleaded to the Apex Court to allow him to travel abroad citing […]
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Muzaffarpur doctors gather funds to hire security personnel 25.6.2019
Muzaffarpur: Few doctors in Muzaffarpur clinics have pooled in money to hire Quick Response Team (QRT) for their security, weeks after a junior doctor was attacked by the family of a patient in Kolkata. "We train our QRT personnel thoroughly; they are trained in controlling any conflicting situation that might take place in and around the hospital. Our team keeps a stern vigil in and around the hospital vicinity and resolve quarrels or any conflicting situation if it occurs" QRT personnel Subedar told ANI. The QRT works for the safety and security of the public and now professional doctors in Muzaffarpur. If any quarrel takes place, the entire force rushes towards the concerned hospital immediately after receiving information. While private hospitals have their own security arrangements, doctors working in small clinics in Muzaffarpur have hired QRT personnel to safeguard themselves. Doctors staged a pan-India protest earlier this month in solidarity with the Kolkata doctors who had been ...
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Kerala best state on health parameters, UP ranks worst: NITI Aayog report 25.6.2019
New Delhi: Kerala has occupied the top slot in terms of health performance among large states followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, whereas Uttar Pradesh and Bihar remained at the bottom, according to the NITI Aayog's second round of Health Index. The ranking was done under three categories -- larger states, smaller states and Union territories (UTs) -- to ensure comparison among similar entities. Gujarat, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh stood at fourth, fifth and sixth spots, according to the report, titled ''Healthy States, Progressive India: Report on Rank of States and UTs''. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha were among the worst-performing states on the index. In terms of annual incremental performance among the larger states, Haryana, Rajasthan and Jharkhand are the top-three states. The second round of the Health Index took into account the period 2015-16 (base year) to 2017-18 (reference year). The Index is a composite score incorporating 23 indicators covering key aspects of ...
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Shabana Azmi and Shefali Shah to work together in medical-thriller; details inside 25.6.2019
Mumbai: After working in Aparna Sen"s National Award-winning 15 Park Avenue, the actresses are gearing up to feature in a show that draws from real-life occurrences in hospitals. Interestingly, Vipul Shah wanted to take this subject on the silver screen but its interesting storyline made Vipul Shah opt for Television or OTT platform. A source shares, "Vipul Shah felt that the content was so relevant and interesting that it would not fit well in a two and a half hour film. Then he decided to create a show that could go either on the TV or on the OTT platform which would do justice to the subject". After featuring in Aparna Sen"s National Award-winning 2005 directorial "15 Park Avenue", Shabana Azmi and Shefali Shah are reuniting for an interesting a medical-thriller which will be released most likely on the digital space. However, the platform is not yet decided. "Shefali is playing a doctor while Shabana will be essaying the role of her boss and owner of the ...
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Manipur CM inaugurates police station to check migrants 25.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur CM inaugurates police station to check migrants
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Free dialysis centre opened at Bongaigaon Civil Hospital 25.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Free dialysis centre opened at Bongaigaon Civil Hospital
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Determining role of exercise in child's health 25.6.2019
Washington: The importance of keeping ourselves physically active can't be undermined and many adults do exercise to keep themselves healthy and fit. However, when it comes to children, we overlook the role exercise plays for their health and wellbeing. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services guidelines, children aged six and older need at least an hour a day of physical activity. The exercise should include either moderate or vigorous aerobic activity with time devoted to strong activity should be at least three days a week. Besides, the children should also do muscle and bone strengthening at least thrice in seven days. To enhance the growth and development of children, the department also recommended that children between three to five be physically active throughout the day. Parents should keep a tab on their kids' physical activities and motivate them to participate in active play that includes a variety of activities. Exercise offers a host of benefits including improved ...
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Shaky foundations of building advertisements 25.6.2019
Just 5 minutes from the metro station, schools, hospitals and malls."For the prospective investors, there's a different carrot. "Assured rental income of thirty to forty thousand rupees a month for a 3BHK flat."This is usually an oral assurance to expedite those stagewise payments by gullible buyers. Splash a few pictures of furnished and swanky model apartments on billboards and newspaper jacket advertisements and the lure of new residential projects at far flung areas is complete. What these advertisements conveniently don't clarify is whether the 5 minute distance is under normal traffic conditions or a helicopter or VVIP convoy! Or whether there are water and sewerage connections. There is invariably no squeak on the steep maintenance costs in such areas. Neither is there any clarity on whether the fat rental income is the prevailing rate in that area or a fancy expected figure churned out by a glib talking salesman. For a reality check, you just need to visit certain gated ...
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MLAs are obliged to address grievance of their electorate: Madras high court 25.6.2019
Chennai: Pointing out that Members of Legislative Assembly are getting elected only to address the grievance of their electorate and even the court comes across very many public interest litigations pertaining to basic civic issues without the persons approaching the elected representatives and the elected representatives are also under obligation to address the grievance of their electorate, the Madras high court has directed a public interest litigant to submit a detailed representation to the jurisdictional MLA for redressal of his grievance relating to providing washroom facilities in Tirunelveli new bus stand campus. A division bench comprising Justices M.Sathyanarayanan and B.Pugalendhi disposed of a PIL filed by A.M.Sundaravel, claiming to be a social activist.  According to petitioner, in the new bus stand complex located in Tirunelveli Town, there were no sufficient washroom facilities available and as a consequence thereof, the drivers and conductors of private and government buses as well ...
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SC 'concerned' over AES deaths, seeks govt report 25.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The court also shared the concern expressed by a lawyer on the difficulties being faced by the people.
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Warangal: Transgenders seek equal opportunities 25.6.2019
WARANGAL: Transgenders from Warangal have demanded that they be given equal opportunities to live in the society. They appealed to the Warangal Urban collector Prashant J. Patil requesting him to ensure that they are given fair treatment.   Members of the Telangana Hijra Transgender Samiti on Monday presented a memorandum to the collector, requesting  to ensure that the social group receives the state government incentives to improve living conditions. They pointed out that the Supreme Court had in 2014 recognised transgenders as the third gender and ruled that they are entitled to equal opportunities along with men and women. However, even after five years of the ruling,  the state government is yet to bring out welfare schemes for the social group, they said. They pointed out how states like Andhra Prad-esh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Odisha were implementing the same. Their demands are that the state government provide them with Aasara pension, housing, education, self-employment loans ...
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Follow-up buying seen emerging in market 25.6.2019
Tracking the mixed cues from the Asian peers, the market witnessed lacklustre trade, with the benchmark indices closing lower for the second consecutive day amid liquidity crisis and weak global cues. The Sensex fell 71.53 points to 39,122.96 and the Nifty declined 24.40 points to 11,699.70. The Nifty Midcap and Smallcap indices dropped 0.4 per cent each. UPL, Yes Bank, M&M, Indiabulls Housing and TCS were top gainers, while JSW Steel, ONGC, Eicher Motors, Tata Steel and Vedanta fell 2-3 per cent. Reliance Power, PC Jeweller, IFCI, Glenmark Pharma, Mahanagar Gas, IGL, Gujarat Gas, Motherson Sumi, Cadila Healthcare, Edelweiss FInancial and Dish TV were down 3-12 per cent. The index consolidated in a range throughout the day and ended around the 11700 mark. Technical View "As mentioned in our previous report, the Nifty seem to have formed a support base in the range of 11650-11630 as we had witnessed buying emerging in this range during last week. Last two trading sessions have retraced some of ...
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Kochi: Shamna Thasneem's mother seeks Rs 1-crore compensation 25.6.2019
KOCHI: P.K. Shereefa, mother of deceased medico Shamna Thasneem, has sent a notice through her lawyer to the state Chief Secretary demanding a compensation of Rs 1 crore for the death of her daughter due to medical negligence at Ernakulam Government Medical College. K.A. Abootty, father of Shamna, hailing from Mattannur in Kannur, had died last October as his health deteriorated following the stress of his daughter's demise and the protracted legal battle he waged to secure justice for his daughter. Shamna died on July 18, 2016, when she was studying for second year MBBS. The notice sent by lawyer P.Bijimon to the Chief Secretary says that as per the report submitted to the government by the State Level Medical Apex Body, it is categorically stated that the death of Shamna Thasneem at medical college, Ernakulam, on July 18, 2016 was due to medical negligence committed by Dr Krishna Mohan, physician on duty and Dr Jilse George, Professor and HoD of the General Medicine Department of the medical ...
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Hyderabad: Businessman pays up Rs 21 lakh to donate own kidney 25.6.2019
Hyderabad: Wanting to donate a kidney to earn money, a city-based businessman ended up paying Rs 21 lakh to cyber fraudsters. The victim, who found an advertisement on the internet, wanting a kidney donor, contacted the strangers and paid them the money for the offer of receiving Rs 1.6 crore for donating his kidney. The victim, Rajesh (name changed) who is in the mid-40s suffered losses in business and wanted money to recover from the financial crisis. He decided to sell a kidney and make money. For that, he searched on the internet and found an advertisement on a website where a mobile number was provided for further contact. Rajesh contacted the stranger, who claimed he was Dr. Wesley and explained about the kidney donation process and the tests involved to proceed further, offering Rs 1.6 crore on successful completion of the transplant. Further, Wesley introduced David and Bansal to Rajesh as doctors working in reputed hospitals who would carry out the operation. Rajesh was told about the various ...
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Congress slams Bihar govt over encephalitis deaths 25.6.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: The Congress Monday hit out at the NDA government in Bihar led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the deaths of more than 100 children in Muzaffarpur due to the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome. The Bihar Health Department has put the total number of AES casualties across 20 districts at 152. These …
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