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Impact study for flyover at Sreekaryam to begin soon 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
Agency hopeful of completing study in three months
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Three million American handgun owners carry loaded firearm daily: Study 20.10.2017 Latest News
An estimated three million adult American handgun owners carry a loaded firearm on a daily basis, and nine million do so on a monthly basis, a study has found. Vast majority cited protection as the primary reason for carrying a firearm. The study is the first in over 20 years to scrutinise why, how often, and in what manner US adults carry loaded handguns. It also examines how concealed handgun-carrying behaviour differs across states, depending on their laws. "Carrying firearms in public places can have significant implications for public health and public safety," said Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, an associate professor at the University of Washington in the US. "An important first step to examining the consequences of firearm carrying at the national level is an accurate measurement of the occurrence of this behaviour and characterisation of those who engage in it," said Rowhani- Rahbar, lead author at the American Journal of Public Health. Compared with handgun owners wh
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Self-harm higher in teenage girls than boys 20.10.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C [USA], October 19 : Teenage girls are more likely to self-harm than boys, a new study suggests.
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‘Those letting water to stagnatewill be prosecuted under IPC’ 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Radhakrishnan makes submission before HC in response to PIL
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Booklet on understanding Hep-C released 19.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Booklet on understanding Hep-C released
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Canada and the United Kingdom announce a global alliance on coal phase-out 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON, United Kingdom: Following a successful meeting between Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the United Kingdom's Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry, the Ministers issued the following joint statement:
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India uses controversial contraceptive in family planning programme 18.10.2017 Top Stories
DMPA has long been controversial, being linked to a range of health issues including osteoporosis, breast cancer, and delayed return of fertility
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Model UN 18.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Model UN
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CMCH fully equipped to combat dengue, says Minister 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Anti-dengue operations are on, and the government is fully equipped to combat the same, said Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development and Special Schemes Implementation, S.P. Velumani ...
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Nasscom to train girls in using technology 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Nasscom Foundation on Tuesday said it would train girls to use technology to address gender equality issues like violence, health and education.
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India's first global conference on adolescent health focuses on "Investing in Youth for a Healthy New India" 17.10.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Oct 17 : The biggest global event in adolescent health - The World Congress on Adolescent Health - is coming to India. Held only once every four years, the International Association for Adolescent Health's 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, 'Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now' will be held in New Delhi, India from 27-29 October 2017.
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Modi slams Congress for ignoring Indian heritage 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a veiled attack on the Congress for turning its back on Indian heritage after Independence and warned that "nations that forget their heritage lose their identity".
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PM dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation 17.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
PM dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation
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Modi inaugurates first All India Institute of Ayurveda 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the countrys first All India Institute of Ayurveda in the national capital. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said: "There should be an Ayurveda hospital in every district. Ayush ministry is working in this direction. In the last three years, more than 65 Ayush hospitals have been developed." Located in south Delhi, the Rs 157 crore institute is spread over an area of more than 10 acres. It has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers. "No country can move forward unless it takes pride in its history and heritage. For a long time after independence, Ayurveda was ignored. But Ayurveda is a priority for us and we are integrating it with the public healthcare system," Modi said. The prime minister said Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (Ayush) ministry was working on other schemes like Ayush villages and wanted corporate houses to promote Ayurveda by spending from their corporate social responsibility ...
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PM Narendra Modi hails move to term toilets in UP as `izzat ghar` 17.10.2017 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday referred to 'izzat ghar' – a term coined by the UP government for toilets.
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15 dead, over 40 wounded in Afghan police centre attack: Hospital 17.10.2017 Zee News : World
 A suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in southeast Afghanistan on Tuesday has killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 40, a hospital official said.  
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PM inaugurates first AIIMS like Ayurved Institute, says ignoring history, heritage will be fatal 17.10.2017 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Underlining that overlooking its history and heritage can be fatal for a... more »
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Why Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana has failed India's poor 17.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
India's health-related out-of-pocket expenditure, which pushes families into indebtedness and deeper poverty, is among the world's highest
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Class IX girl ends life over ‘poor performance’ 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Family members reportedly scolded her
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Almost half of B'lureans are passive smokers, says survey 16.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The number of passive smokers and their health problems in India have risen by almost 50%, says a survey conducted by the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). In Bengaluru, almost half of the people are passive smokers. Passive smoking is more dangerous than active smoking, according to Dr Triveni B S, a public health specialist. In order to know more about the effects of the problem, she explained the case of Nalini, a long-time victim of passive smoking. Nalini lost her voice to vocal chord cancer about six years ago. Nalini's husband was a regular smoker, which eventually took his life. But that was not the end of it. Since she lived under the same roof, she was a constant passive smoker and eventually suffered from vocal cord cancer. Although constant medical treatment cured her of cancer, she did not get her voice back. Now, she is fighting against passive smoking and is creating awareness about its ill effects. According to Triveni, passive smoking is worse than active smoking since here the smoke ...
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