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It begins with diagnosis 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
How often have you popped antibiotics without quite knowing what infection you had? Whether it is fever, diarrhoea, or cough, medicines are heavily
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One Mega Event concludes with exhilaration and progressive steps forward 26.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 26 (ANI-NewsVoir): 4thSmart Cities India 2018 expo accomplished another successful year of the expo today. The three day event witnessed collaboration, discussions, and a vast showcase
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One Mega Event concludes with exhilaration and progressive steps forward 26.5.2018 General News
4thSmart Cities India 2018 expo accomplished another successful year of the expo today. The three day event witnessed collaboration, discussions, and a vast showcase of innovative products and services.The 300+ exhibitors from both India and abroad concluded that expo provided them a unique and a dedicated platform to develop meaningful business relations with key players in the Smart Cities Mission arena. Government officials, private companies, renowned speakers, professors, city mayors, and international delegates shared their sense of urban reality and changes required to make a better city.Smart Village Conclave: One of the biggest challenges that were addressed was how to reduce the rate of urban migration. In order for cities to be less burdened, villages need to become a better provider of earning opportunities, health and education facilities, and efficient and well connected transport system. Shri Ram Kripal Yadav - Hon'ble Minister of State for Rural Development, Government
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Cities getting warmer due to urban heat island effect 25.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cities getting warmer due to urban heat island effect
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How India's young innovators do well by doing good 25.5.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Let me talk about young Indian startups with their hearts in the right place and how they are proving that innovations that represent 'affordable excellence' -- breaking the myth that 'affordability' and 'excellence' cannot go together -- is indeed possible!' says Dr R A Mashelkar, the eminent scientist, in this fascinating feature.
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4 dead, 10 seriously ill after consuming spurious liquor in UP 19.5.2018 General News
Four people died and at least 10 others were taken seriously ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in different villages under the Sachendi police station area here, the police said today. The incident came to light this morning when Rajendra Kumar (48) and Ratnesh Shukla (51) were found dead in their houses, SP (rural) Pradyumna Singh said. Of the 12 people admitted to different hospitals, including Lala Lajpat Rai (LLR) hospital and Naraina Institute, in a serious condition, retired SI, Jagjeevan Ram (62) and Umesh (30) died while undergoing treatment, he said. The officer said that according to the relatives of the victims, all of them had consumed liquor purchased from a government liquor shop. Dr Saurabh Agarwal of the LLR's medicine department, who was attending to the victims, said that they had consumed spurious liquor. Kanpur's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Akhilesh Kumar said an FIR under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Excise Act has
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Vice President calls for increased investments in agriculture 19.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has suggested to the Central and various State Governments to increase investments in agriculture and allied sectors to make farming viable and attractive.
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75 pc households feel corruption went up, 27 pc say paid bribe: Study 18.5.2018 General News
Seventy five per cent households across 13 states feel that the level of corruption has increased or remained the same during the last one year, while 27 per cent confessed to paying a bribe to avail public services in the last one year, according to a new survey. The 'India Corruption Study' conducted by the Centre For Media Studies covered more than 2,000 households from over 200 rural and urban clusters of 13 states -- Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Karantaka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Bengal. The report covered 11 public services -- public distribution system (PDS), electricity, health, school education, water supply , banking services, police, judicial services, land/housing and transport and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS, only rural). The study by CMS, a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary development research and facilitative think-tank set-up in 1991, estimates that ...
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Vice President of India Addresses Annual Convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical College 18.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  The Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today addressed the Annual Convocation of Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) in presence of Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Smt Anupriya Patel, Ministers of State for Health and Family Welfare.
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Private single-specialty eye hospital 'Centre for Sight' opens at Dwarka 18.5.2018 General News
LG Anil Baijal unveiled Northern India's first and largest private single specialty eye hospital, Centre for Sight eye institute at Dwarka.Dignitaries present on the occasion were Hardeep Singh Puri (Minister of State {independent charge} of Housing and Urban affairs) with Anshu Prakash (Chief Secretary, Delhi) as Guest of Honour.Many luminaries from various fields adorned the occasion.The institute is Northern India's first ever of its kind super speciality eye care hospital, a one stop solution for eye related diseases and problems, amongst the largest in Northern India.The Hospital with majestic six floors is spread over an area of 90,000 sq ft with more than 20 consultation chambers, 17 examination chambers and nine state of the art and technologically advanced modular operation theatres is North India's largest and first of its kind eye hospital. Moreover the eye casualty is available 24X7. All super specialty eye care, including retina, cataract, refractive surgery cornea, ...
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VP urges private sector to adopt philanthropic approach for healthcare facilties in rural areas 18.5.2018 General News
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed concern over the lack of medical facilities in rural areas and urged the private sector to supplement the government's efforts in bridging the urban-rural divide and adopting a philanthropic approach to make healthcare affordable. Ruing the shortage of doctors and paramedical personnel in the country, he suggested that it should be made mandatory for MBBS graduates to serve in rural areas before first promotion is granted to them. "The private sector must not only supplement the efforts of the government in bridging the urban-rural divide in the health sector but adopt a more humane and philanthropic approach, ensuring that healthcare is affordable and accessible," Naidu said. He was speaking at the convocation ceremony of Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC). Naidu said India's health sector was facing the twin burdens of communicable and non-communicable diseases and he called upon public health experts, healthcare professionals, local
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India to have 2nd oral health survey 18.5.2018 DNA: Health
Countrywide procedure will be conducted after 14 years
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Poor air quality affects people in rural areas as much as in cities: Study 17.5.2018 General News
People living in rural areas are as likely to die prematurely from the effects of poor air quality as those living in cities, a new study on north India has claimed. The study found that the sources of pollution in urban versus rural communities may be somewhat different, but the results are the same -- high mortality linked to circulatory and respiratory problems. The authors modelled concentrations of two key pollutants in the northern part of the country -- fine particles generated by incomplete combustion of various fuels and ozone, which forms in the air also as a byproduct of combustion. They then extrapolated premature mortality rates, using data from the Global Burden of Disease, a worldwide consortium that measures the health effects of pollutants and other adverse factors. "They estimated similar per capita rates of premature deaths among adults due to air pollution in both cities and rural areas: about 6 per 10,000 each year -- for a total of 12 deaths per 10,000 due to ...
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80% of Indians now have a bank account. So why is financial inclusion low? 17.5.2018 Top Stories
No more than 1% of PMJDY account holders-3.1 million beneficiaries-use overdraft facilities available to them, and 17% of PMJDY accounts are 'zero-balance'
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India To Be Among 3 Countries To Witness Maximum Urban Growth By 2050: UN 17.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
India will be one of the three countries to witness maximum urban growth by 2050 along with China and Nigeria, according to United Nations estimates released on Wednesday. The organization also said...
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Algo rhythms: mHealth and Telemedicine in India 16.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
mHealth and Telemedicine could potentially disrupt the market by bridging the gap between rural and urban health in India
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Cabinet approves National Policy on Biofuels - 2018 16.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved National Policy on Biofuels – 2018. Salient Features: The Policy categorises biofuels as "Basic Biofuels" viz. First Generation (1G) bioethanol & biodiesel and "Advanced Biofuels" - Second Generation (2G) ethanol, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to drop-in fuels, Third Generation (3G) biofuels, bio-CNG etc. to enable extension of appropriate financial and fiscal incentives under each category.
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Cabinet approves National Policy on Biofuels - 2018 16.5.2018 General News
Salient Features:
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4 states ink MoUs with Centre on health protection mission 14.5.2018 General News
The states of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana and Uttarakhand agreed today to implement the ambitious national health protection mission, which aims to provide an annual coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family. The four states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh inked MoUs with the Union Health Ministry for the implementation of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission. Union Health Minister J P Nadda presided over the MoU signing ceremony at a regional workshop for northern states here. Stating that the scheme will be a big game changer in the healthcare sector, he said, "We are witnessing history as the first MoU of Ayushman Bharat is being signed here." Nadda said that the initiatives undertaken by the government would eventually become the largest healthcare programme of the world because of India's large population. "Through our programmes and initiatives, we are ensuring that healthcare is accessible, affordable and equitable, he said. The ...
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All’s not right with the country air 12.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
Cases of pulmonary disease are on the rise in rural India and poor air quality is to blame
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