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12-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

Arthritis patients suffering due to fewer rheumatologists in India

India needs more than 20,000 rheumatologists as lakhs of patients are suffering due to non-availability of rheumatology services in most of the hospitals and thousands dying due to delayed diagnosis and lack of proper treatment facilities across the country,...

09-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

Experts highlight importance of eggs to boost immunity

Top poultry experts on the occasion of World Egg Day on Friday highlighted the importance of this protein-rich food during the COVID-19 pandemic.The experts got together to  discuss the vision forward for the industry and the importance of eggs in diets....

21-Jun-2020 Jammu

International Yoga Day celebrated across Jammu districts

International Yoga Day was celebrated across Jammu districts as district administrations, educational institutions and other government organizations hosted yoga sessions on the theme "Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family".RAJOURI: The district administration Rajouri under...

12-May-2020 Poonch

International Nurses day celebrated in DH Poonch

A function was organized at District Hospital Poonch in connection with the celebration of International Nurses Day. The Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav was the chief Guest, besides the Chief Medical Officer Poonch, Dr Ghulam Malik, Medical Superintendent...

08-Mar-2020 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Rotary Club Mohali honored 22 women on the occasion of Women's Day

Acknowledging their stupendous contribution towards upliftment of society, Rotary Club Mohali led by president Harjeet Singh in association with PCA, Mohali Ladies club  on Sunday honored 22 women change leaders of the region here on Women's Day.The select group...

07-Mar-2020 Udhampur

International women’s day celebrated at Udhampur

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, District Administration Udhampur today organized womens’ bicycle rally to spread out the message of gender equality, women  rights with the theme “Each and Equal” at Mahila Shakti Kendra Udhampur.District...

26-Jan-2020 Srinagar

71st Republic Day celebrated across Kashmir Division

Like other parts of the country, 71st Republic-Day functions were held across Kashmir Division with enthusiasm and patriotic fervor.AT KULGAMThe main function was held at District police lines Kulgam where District Development Commissioner, Kulgam,...

26-Jan-2020 Jammu

71st Republic Day celebrated across Jammu Division

71st Republic Day celebrated in all districts of Jammu Division with great enthusiasm and nationalism. AT POONCH71st Republic Day was celebrated with patriotic fervour and high enthusiasm. Principal District and Session Judge was the chief guest...

11-Oct-2019 Bandipora

International Girl Child Day celebrated at Bandipora

To sensitize masses regarding the importance of girl child, a daylong awareness programme was organised at mini secretariat Bandipora to celebrate international Girl Child Day, 2019.The programme was organised by District Administration as per district...

28-Sep-2019 Patiala

Tourism department conducts workshop on World Tourism Day

Punjab Government is striving to create and provide job opportunities to it's youth by organising job festivals, imparting skill and exploring new areas for employment. A  seminar was organized in Chitkara University on the day of World Tourism Day where...

15-Sep-2019 Shimla

Engineers Day celebrated at Shimla

Engineers Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Nirman Bhawan here today under the chairmanship of Engineer-in-Chief, Public Works Department Er. Raj Kumar Verma in which 70 engineers including Chief Engineers, Superintending Engineers, Executive Engineers,...

29-May-2019 United Nations

UN dedicates Aug 22 to victims of religious violence

The UN General Assembly has declared August 22 as the International Day for Victims of Religious Violence to combat hate crimes and persecution on the basis of beliefs.Recalling the wave of attacks that targeted a mosque in New Zealand, and churches in Sri...

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....

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