Child Marriages in India – Plan of Action to curb the practice

Child Marriage in India is a matter of serious concern. Child Marriage denies a child the basic right to good health, nutrition and education. It is widely acknowledged that early marriage makes girls more vulnerable to violence, abuse and exploitation. For both girls and boys, marriage has a strong physical, intellectual, psychological and emotional impact, … Read more

India-Mauritius to Boost Education

Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development visited Mauritius on 19th-20th November, 2013. During the visit, Dr. Pallam Raju paid a courtesy call on the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam and held bilateral meetings with the Minister for Tertiary Education, Science and Research, Dr. R. Jeetah as also with … Read more

Acting is using one’s imagination – Susan Sarandon

The actor activist and the chief guest of the 44th International Film Festival of India, Susan Sarandon said, ‘I am an actor because I have very strong imagination which raises in me empathy towards the pain and pleasure of the people. These two qualities are connected and make for an activist’. Susan Sarandon was addressing … Read more

Need to improve quality of higher education

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said government’s effort to increase quantity in higher education must be matched with commensurate efforts to improve quality. Inaugurating the conference of Directors of National Institutes of Technology (NITs) in New Delhi today, Mr. Mukherjee noted the government is investing huge amount of resources in higher education and country’s biggest … Read more

M S Swaminathan will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Award

Eminent agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the year 2012. The award will be presented to the 88-year-old scientist by Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi at a function in New Delhi on 31st of October, marking the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi. Prof. Swaminathan is widely … 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

Library of Birmingham – largest public library in UK

The Library of Birmingham – the largest municipal public library in the United Kingdom, opens. It has been described as the largest public library in the United Kingdom, the largest public cultural space in Europe, and the largest regional library in Europe. The Library of Birmingham is a public library in the city centre of … Read more

Need to strengthen Education in Homoeopathy, says Dr. RK Manchanda

A couple of months before, Dr.R.K.Manchanda, the Director General, C.C.R.H. made a presentation before the members of C.C.H. highlighting the need of open mind while deciding policies on education in Homoeopathy because India is the only country in the world to have a strong net-working of Homoeopathic Medical Colleges, Universities conducting examinations for the students … Read more

Practice of allopathy by homeopathy practitioners denied

The Medical Council of India has received a letter from the Medical Education & Drugs Department, Government of Maharashtra seeking opinion of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on practice of allopathy by homeopathy practitioners in the State of Maharashtra. Medical Council of India has clarified to Government of Maharashtra that no person other than … Read more

Full speech of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh – India

My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of independence we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand had to face devastation about two months back. Our deepest … Read more

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