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Making children happy 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
We must redefine the purpose of school education
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End Of Driving Ban Will Boost Women's Economic Role In Saudi Arabia 21.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The end of a decades-old female driving ban is expected to bring an economic windfall for millions of Saudi women, making it easier for them to work and do business.
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Yoga Ambassadors Tour lands in controversy 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Team members dance on the capstone of dolmen in Munnar
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Why cities like Vengurla and Panchgani could be idols for our metros 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
In December 2017, the Forum of Cities that Segregate was instituted by the Centre for Science and Environment. Now a report assessing waste management in 20 forum cities shows that smaller cities may be showing the way. »
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World Health Organisation removes transsexualism from 'mental disorder' category 21.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The World Health Organization will no longer classify transgender people as mentally ill. The new draft of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has removed transsexualism from the list of 'mental disorders.' This move will help non-binary and transgender people get better access to healthcare. The World Health Organisation expects that the move will improve the social acceptance for the transgender community. In an explanatory note, ICD said, "Gender incongruence, meanwhile, has also been moved out of mental disorders in the ICD, into sexual health conditions. The rationale being that while evidence is now clear that it is not a mental disorder, and indeed classifying it in this can cause enormous stigma for people who are transgender, there remain significant health care needs that can best be met if the condition is coded under the ICD. The summary of the report says, ""Revisions in inclusions of sexual health conditions are sometimes made when the medical evidence does not back up cultural ...
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Transsexualism will no longer be treated as a 'mental disorder': World Health Organization 21.6.2018 Zee News : World
This comes about 40 years after WHO stopped treating homosexuality as a disorder.
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Atul Gawande to lead health firm jointly formed by Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan 21.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Three corporate giants seeking to attack rising health care costs have turned to a Harvard professor who has written books about the system’s many fl
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Vasundhara Raje talks development, offers rewards in Pipalda 21.6.2018 DNA: Money
Continuing on her whirlwind tour under the jan samwad programme to establish people-to-people connect, chief minister Vasundhara Raje arrived in Pipalda, Kota to a warm reception by beneficiaries of government schemes. In her address to the locals, Raje spoke of development works worth Rs 1,500 crore that have been taken up by the state govenment over the last four years.  “There is visible transformation in Pipalda, where earlier nobody wanted to step in because of backwardness and unavailability of facilities,” Raje said on Wednesday, while speaking in Jan Samwad held in Etawa town of Pipelda area. She charged the previous Congress government of ignoring the assembly constituency. They spent only Rs 360 crore in the entire tenure, she added. Raje reminded the locals of the major development projects underway in the region that would benefit the towns and villages in Pipalda. She said the construction work of road highway project worth Rs121 crore for Gaita- Makheja bridge is underway, while ...
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Tackling North Korea's chronically poor sewage 'not rocket science': U.N. 20.6.2018 Reuters: World News
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has a problem with human waste which is threatening the health of its children, according to a rare survey of family life in the reclusive country by a U.N. agency that also praised Pyongyang's "improved openness" with ...
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Seller must transfer vehicle, insurance to new owner 20.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Seller must transfer vehicle, insurance to new owner
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India Says US Trade Preference Program Enhances Pace Of Economic Reforms 20.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India today told the Trump administration that the Generalized System of Preference program (GSP) would enhance India's development and the pace of economic reforms, urging it not to withdraw the...
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Mercer makes strategic acquisition to strengthen wealth business in India 19.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 19 (BusinessWire India): Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced that it has
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People now believe Assam can prosper: Shah 19.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
People now believe Assam can prosper: Shah
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Vasundhara Raje on 4-day tour of Hadauti 19.6.2018 DNA: Money
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje after returning of New Delhi on Monday straight away flew to Jhalawar for a four-day tour of the Hadauti region. Speaking on the occasion, Raje said that in the last 30 years, there has been enormous development in Jhalawar. Member of parliament Dushyant Singh and other leaders were also present. Thereafter, she met the people of Dag constituency during the Jamsamwad programme She met the beneficiaries of government schemes and during the interaction they informed her about the benefit they were getting from Bhamashah health insurance scheme.With the claim amount of Rs 3,000 crore , 14,500 people of Dag assembly constituency had been benefited. The beneficiaries showered praises on chief minister for starting this scheme. Many of the beneficiaries had come along with their children who were happy to see her. Raje blessed them and wished them good health. Raje also met the beneficiaries of senior citizen pilgrimage scheme, who said that they had never thought even in their ...
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Google Is Training Machines To Predict When A Patient Will Die 18.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Google's next step is moving this predictive system into clinics, AI chief Jeff Dean told Bloomberg News in May. Dean's health research unit -- sometimes referred to as Medical Brain -- is working on...
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Conrad highlights achievements of Meghalaya Govt 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Conrad highlights achievements of Meghalaya Govt
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Digital info unit opened at State Cancer Institute 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Digital info unit opened at State Cancer Institute
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‘Conceptual deficits, operational flaws’ in NHPS: Doctors’ body 17.6.2018 Hindu: News
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded a review of the Centre’s ambitious National Health Protection Scheme, saying it has “conceptual de
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Government schemes helping in greater financial inclusion: PM Modi 17.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said schemes like Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana and Stand Up India are helping in greater financial inclusion.
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Govt. schemes helping in greater financial inclusion: PM Modi 17.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said schemes like Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana and Stand Up India are helping in greater financial inclusion.
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