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Ease SEZ rules for Make in India: Industry

In its bid to give a fillip to Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s agenda of “Make in India” and “ease of doing business”, the industry has asked the PMO to simplify special economic zone (SEZ) rules

Government ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to fight Hepatitis B

After his voice did a trick to make India polio free, Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to join hands with the Union health ministry once again, this time to create awareness on Hepatitis B.

Uttar Pradesh town heads towards ‘full immunity’

Ruhina Begum is the mother of a two-year-old. The decision to not get the child vaccinated was taken by her husband, for the simple reason that it is painful and the child may have fever afterwards.

Uttar Pradesh village boycotts immunisation

For years it has remained their sole means of negotiation.

5th Saarc health meet will focus on common diseases

India will hold the fifth meeting of the Saarc health ministers on Wednesday to bolster best practices of member countries in combating various deadly diseases.

Another BJP MP defends tobacco amid warnings row

While the health ministry deferred implementation of the increase in size of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets and other tobacco products after a parliamentary committee recommendation, i

Health ministry wants states prepared

With the Union health ministry already facing heat due to the spread of the deadly swine flu, it seems that the Centre is in no mood to take chances any more.

Anbumani Ramadoss wants PM Modi to step in

Presenting its case before the committee, the health ministry had said that the amendments in the coverage of principle display area for pictorial health warnings “has been introduced to honour intern

Disabled quota: CabSec to meet secretaries today

In what could be a major relief for persons living with disabilities, the Cabinet secretary on Wednesday has called upon a committee of secretaries with an aim to implement three per cent quota in job

Diabetes innovation to increase sugar tests


Health experts called the new technology on innovative low-cost diabetes diagnostic kits an important breakthrough for the 60 million patients and 70 million pre-diabetics in India.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.