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Health ministry tableau rejected again

After facing rejection for two consecutive years on the proposed tableau for the Republic Day parade, the Union health ministry has once again failed to impress the ministry of defence, with the latte

India to unveil first ever ‘CE-marked’ ventilator

In a further boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative, India is all set to unveil the first ever “CE-marked” ventilator which will be manufactured for both domestic and inter

Truth has a deeper impact, says Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

There is no escaping the charisma of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Decks cleared for polio injection

After dilly-dallying for years, the decks have been cleared to introduce the injectable polio vaccine (IPV) from November 30 this year.

‘People still at risk of death from microbial diseases’

Despite the huge advances made in access to medicines in recent years, thousands of people — particularly babies, children, and mothers — are still at risk of serious illness or death from treatable i

Cabinet to discuss Mental Health bill

Years after it was first drafted, the proposed bill to protect the rights of persons with mental illness, the Mental Healthcare Bill, is likely to see the light of the day.

Maternal mortality cut by half in 25 years: UN

Despite reducing maternal mortality by almost 50 per cent between 1990 and 2015, the world has fallen well short of the target of a 75 per cent reduction that appe-ared in the Millennium Development G

Health ministry struggles to make R-day tableau

After facing rejection for two consecutive years on the proposed tableau for the Republic Day parade, concerted efforts are on in the Union health ministry to make its tableau a hit this time.

NCW idea of surrogacy for single women turned down

The Department of Health Research (DHR), which has been giving the final touches to the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill — that aims to regulate surrogacy in India — has rejected the

1 in four TB patients also has diabetes

New data has revealed that one in four people with tuberculosis also have diabetes in hot spots in India.

My word! Are we touchy... or are we touchy? Our skins are getting thinner and thinner by the day.

Even in the most avowed democracies, wars, terrorism, insurgencies and natural calamities ensure the relevance and respect of the defence forces and their veterans.