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09-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Scientific Convention on World Homoeopathy Day Inaugurated Today

Emphasis on Safety, Quality Control and Consistency of Homoeopathy Product Posted On: 09 APR 2019 4:05PM by PIB Delhi The two-day Convention on World Homeopathy Day was inaugurated by Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH Dr. Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha in here today. ...

15-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Chinar Day celebrated across Kashmir Valley

Massive plantation drive was launched today across Kashmir to cover open spaces, schools, office premises, parks and gardens to mark the celebration of Chinar Day.At BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar launched the drive by planting Chinar saplings...

26-Jan-2019 New Delhi

R-Day parade of pride strings together thousands on Rajpath

The melodious 'Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram' wafted through the air on Saturday as the Delhi tableau, among 21 others, rode past a sea of onlookers and thousands of heads swayed to the uplifting music at the 70th Republic Day Parade on Rajpath -- an event...

26-Jan-2019 Srinagar

70th Republic Day celebrated across Kashmir Division

In connection with celebration of 70th Republic-Day, functions were held across Kashmir Division on Saturday with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour.At Pulwama, Republic Day was celebrated at District Police Lines, with great fervor and enthusiasm....

26-Jan-2019 Jammu

Republic Day celebrated across Jammu division with gaiety

70th Republic Day was celebrated across the Jammu division with great enthusiasm, gaiety and fervour on Saturday.At Kathua, the main function to celebrate the 70th Republic Day was held today at Sports Stadium, Kathua.Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, ...

26-Jan-2019 Shimla

70th Republic Day Celebrated with enthusiasm in the State

70th Republic Day was celebrated with gaiety and fervour across the State today. Governor Acharya Devvrat unfurled the National Flag and took the salute of a march past at the State-level Republic Day function held on the historic Ridge Maidan, Shimla.The...

14-Dec-2018

India's synonymy with chai

India has been dancing to the beat of "Cha-Cha-Cha" with every cup of tea consumed and every soul comforted by the taste of brewed magic, be it regular or masala.History suggests tea-drinking commenced around 750 BC, but the origin of tea in India, in terms...

08-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Dharam's unfulfilled dream - of sharing screen space with Dilip Kumar

Two days ago, Dharmendra was in his bungalow in Juhu (these days he spends most of his time on his farm in Lonavala, where he is busy writing poetry in Urdu) and knowing that it was his 83rd birthday on December 8 I asked him if he had any one dream unfullfilled.He...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Dharmendra : The man who saw tomorrow

Had his dreams remained just dreams, Dharmendra could well have been driving a tractor in the verdant fields of Punjab all through the years during which he was, instead, one of the biggest stars of Hindi cinema.Born Dharminder Singh Deol on 8 December 1935...

03-Dec-2018 Srinagar

World Disability Day observed across Kashmir

Number of functions were held today across Kashmir valley to observe the 'World Disability Day'.In Srinagar the main function was organised at GHSS Kothibagh which was presided over by Secretary Social Welfare Farooq Ahmad Lone. Speaking on the occasion he...

25-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Memories fade: 10 years after 26/11 Mumbai terror mayhem

Ten years after the dastardly Mumbai terror attacks, memories of the bloody mayhem seem to have faded in peoples minds like some horrible nightmare – but for survivors and families of victims the day still evokes dread.Except for symbolic memorial services...

20-Nov-2018

5 essential life-skills to equip your child for the real world

Have you ever wondered how independent your child actually is? Will your child be able to look after himself/herself if left alone for a while? Do you think your child is well-equipped with essential life skills to face the world?Think about it! It's absolutely...

17-Nov-2018

Don't only think of survival of new-borns, but also their sight

The World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World Prematurity Day every year on November 17, to put the spotlight on premature babies.Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a dynamic, time-bound disease that is not present at birth. The condition afflicts...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

What's fishy at Nehru Memorial? A timeline of its making and unmaking

Jawaharlal Nehru, widely regarded as the architect of modern India, had deep affection and regard for literature and scholarship. The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) here bears this out, but has been the subject of much controversy during the Bharatiya...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Breakfast and diabetes: What's the connection?

You have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast, as the name implies, is to break the fast between dinner and lunch.It is well-established that starting the day with a wholesome breakfast can benefit everyone. If you have type...

29-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Breathing in low quality air can lead to stroke, doctors warn

On World Stroke Day on Monday, doctors have warned that breathing in low-quality air can cause a stroke.Stroke is a medical condition in which brain cells die due to reduced blood supply. A stroke can be caused by blockage or rupture of the blood vessels...

11-Oct-2018

Cataract management has evolved to refractive surgery

Cataract is caused due to the opacification of the natural lens in the eye, leading to cloudy vision. It is a common occurrence in the elderly -- and a commonly performed surgery across the world. The management of cataract has evolved recently from a stage of...

10-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Every sixth person in India needs mental-health help

India is standing on the threshold of a mental health epidemic with a greater number of people affected by mental health issues in the country than the entire population of Japan.According to 2015-16 National Mental Health Survey (NMHS) survey, every sixth...

09-Oct-2018

Mindfulness: An ancient remedy for the modern world's stresses

Todays world is full of an unprecedented number of distractions and anxieties.The cities we work in are denser than ever. Our workplaces move at a faster pace than before. The devices we own and use for work and leisure are always awake and always hungry for...

30-Sep-2018

The coffee culture is here to stay (October 1 is World Coffee Day)

India is the third-largest producer and exporter of coffee in Asia and the seventh-largest producer and fifth-largest exporter of coffee in the world. It accounts for 3.66 per cent (2017) of the global coffee production. The country produces more than three...

29-Sep-2018 Jammu

SSH Jammu organises awareness event on World Heart Day

Super specialty Hospital Jammu today organised an awareness event to mark World Heart Day. World Heart day is celebrated on September 29 every year for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke.Member of Parliament...

28-Sep-2018

Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases : It's time to act

According to International Diabetes Federation's 'Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease report, in 2015, approximately five million were estimated to have died from diabetes, the majority of these as a result of cardiovascular complications. The report adds that...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rashtriya Poshan Maah celebrated at CCRAS

Ministry of AYUSH and Central Council of Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), all 25 Clinical Research Institutes of CCRAS are conducting various health care activities during the Rashtriya Poshan Maah being observed in the month of September, 2018. Three...

10-Aug-2018

Doctor’s Day celebration in a generous way

Environment protection has become a big issue in this age of global warming. Environment specialist as well as government are also worried and are shifting towards protecting and preserving our environment. The only solution of this problem is to plant the maximum...

07-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Indian handloom is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Gone are the days when handlooms were restricted to ethnic wear. Young designers are giving fresh perspective to this age-old textile and craft in the form of dresses, maxi-gowns and jumpsuits -- making it, in the process, more meaningful for today's generation."I...

21-Jul-2018

'Yeh mera diwanapan hai'.. Mukesh's melodious musical career

Still one of Bollywoods best-known singers whose smooth and sonorous voice rendered a gamut of iconic songs, his admirers spanned from spin  wizard B. Chandrashekhar - who was listening to him before bowling India to victory against England at Lord's...

18-Jul-2018

Mandela: Beyond a revolutionary, statesman and moral symbol

Sentenced in 1964 to a life term for rebellion, he spent three decades in jail, mostly in a damp concrete cell on an island prison, physically and verbally harassed by wardens and made to break stones and then quarry lime, he sustained himself with the poem "Invictus"...

20-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Present-age guides to yog and its health benefits

Is yoga just about being twisted into different positions like a pretzel or sitting cross-legged on a mat with closed eyes?One might think of it as a class where you learn to twist your body but multiple gurus from Paramahansa Yogananda to Baba Ramdev,...

05-Jun-2018 New Delhi

How successful is green cremation in Delhi?

Many in the capital may not know that there are four ghats here which offer environment-friendly substitutes to the conventional manner of cremating a dead.At the city's oldest cremation ground -- Nigambodh Ghat -- where more than 20,000 bodies are cremated...

05-Jun-2018 Kapurthala

Plastic Wastes is harmful for human being

India is projected to be the largest consumer market for plastic goods with a consumption of 12 million tones  per annum, behind U.S and China. The generation of plastic waste in India is estimated to be 15342.6 tones per day. This was expressed by Prof....

21-May-2018 Ludhiana

NABARD Holds Seminar On World Honey Day

To create awareness about beekeeping and uses of its products including honey, NABARD Punjab Regional Office celebratedWorld Honey Bee Day (WHBD) in Seminar hall at Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute, (PAMETI) Ludhiana. The...

18-May-2018 Chennai/New Delhi

Lovers of malted grain can raise their glass to Indianised cocktails

Innovative cocktails like the one made with chilli and rasam powder, as also discounts and freebies would mark this years World Whisky Day falling on May 19, senior hotel industry officials in three metros said.World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday...

18-May-2018 Udhampur

World Museum Day celebrated at Udhampur

The District Administration, Udhampur in collaboration with Department of Achieves, Archaeology, INTACH (Jammu Chapter), and other line departments and stakeholders organized an impressive function hereat Bhartiya College of Education to mark the International...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Prenatal hypertension can affect foetus growth, warn experts

Preeclampsia -- a high-blood pressure condition during gestation -- can potentially restrict the growth of the foetus and affect pregnancy outcomes, say city-based health experts.Preeclampsia usually gets triggered around 20 weeks of pregnancy and can be potentially...

13-May-2018

Banning lead shot: Good for birds & people

World Migratory Bird Day this year breaks new ground with the campaign being a joint exercise between UN Environment's Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) on the one hand,...

21-Apr-2018

Shun plastics, plant more trees, create behavioural changes

Earth -- our home -- is a truly magnificent place. Around 8.7 million species have lived and evolved on this planet over and across time immemorial. It is a purely vibrant place we inhabit -- and it is in grave danger.The environment is the core for any country...

07-Apr-2018 Budgam

Multi-specialty camps held in Budgam on World Health Day

On World Health Day, daylong multi-specialty camps were held at various Primary Health Centers across the district.One such camp was inaugurated by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Budgam Dr GM Dar in presence of BMO Soibugh Dr Mehmooda at PHC Wadwan of Block...

06-Apr-2018

Palliative care a silent, slow-evolving revolution in India

Recently, I spent an hour with a group of resident doctors and public health graduates. With World Health Day (April 7) approaching, our discussion naturally centred around health.The conclusion: The world's healthcare system does not provide true healthcare....

01-Apr-2018

The importance of children's books

Language development is very important in the early years -- from communicating using facial expressions, movement of the body and crying, to the use of verbal and sign language.The minds of young children are like sponges, they have the ability to absorb a lot...

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