World’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – Foundation laid in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project ‘Statue of Unity’ – the world’s tallest statue of iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to be completed at the cost of 2,979 core rupees. Gujarat Chief Minister Mrs. Anandiben Patel laid foundation stone of the Statue on the occasion of Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary today. Gujarat Government … Read more

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas – Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister is being observed as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas across the nation today. The main function was organized at Vijay Chowk in the national capital where Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Run for Unity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also administered … Read more

Devote 100 hours a year for cleaning public places

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made an emotional appeal to all citizens to contribute for cleaning. The Prime Minister asked every citizen to devote 100 hours a year for cleaning public places. Prime Minister was addressing a gathering in Bangalore, organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to lead the cleanliness … Read more

Population of India will cross population of China by 2028

As per World Population Prospects – The 2012 Revision, the population of India will cross the population of China by 2028. The projected population for India in 2028 will be 1.454 billion, while that of China will be 1.452 billion. The projection of population of India by the year 2060 is not available. The Government … Read more

Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan for health sector

The appreciable developments in the healthcare sector are attributable to the strengthening of the health infrastructure in the country, and a focused approach by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Government has increased budget outlay by 335% to Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan for healthcare to achieve universal and inclusive healthcare … Read more

Comet ISON approaching the sun

The comet ISON is approaching the sun from the farthest edge of the solar system, with its closest pass predicted for November 28. Planetary scientists and astrophysicists have known this blob of dust and ice has been traveling toward the sun for more than a year. Scientists also know that ISON has been on its … Read more

Smoking during pregnancy increases bipolar disorder risk in kids

A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder (BD) in adult children. Researchers evaluated offspring from a large cohort of pregnant women who participated in the Child Health and Development Study (CHDS) from 1959-1966. The study was based on 79 … Read more

Breast milk bank inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata

A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, stated to be the first in India in the public sector, was inaugurated on Wednesday at the premier state-run SSKM hospital by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. “This is a novel scheme to cater to the basic needs of a child who is just born, but does not get … Read more

Nutrition is pre-requisite of Beauty

Nutrition is the pre-requisite of beauty. There is peaceful co-existence of Allopathy with Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha and Sowa-Rigpa in our country, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad said this, addressing the 12th Convocation of the VLCC Institute of Beauty and Nutrition. Shri Azad said we have pluralistic healthcare delivery system … Read more

Rs 553 crores for mainstreaming of AYUSH under NRHM

A total of Rs 553 crores was given to the States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission during 2009-13. This resulted in the establishment of new AYUSH facilities in 803 Primary Health Centres, 113 Community Health Centres, 24 District Hospitals and up-gradation of 379 exclusive AYUSH hospitals and 415 Dispensaries … Read more

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