India’s growth to reach 6.3 per cent in 2016

The United Nations today said India will see a gradual growth acceleration with its GDP expected to reach 5.9 per cent this year and 6.3 per cent in 2016. According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015 report, India’s economy expanded by an estimated 5.4 per cent in 2014, an improvement from … Read more

Chinese relatives demand apology from Malaysia

As the search for the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian jet in the Indian Ocean failed to yield any breakthrough, anguished relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the ill-fated plane on Sunday, demanded that Malaysia must apologise for its misleading statements. Some 29 family members from China arrived in Kuala Lumpur and held a news conference … Read more

Indian Polio Virus has been completely stamped-out from the country

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee today presided over the function of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to celebrate ‘India’s Victory Over Polio’, here today. The function was graced by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Chairperson, National Advisory … Read more

American Express to pay $75 million over credit-card practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered American Express to pay more than $75 million to settle claims that it charged improper fees and misled its credit card customers over so-called add-on products like identity fraud protection. American Express will have to refund $59.5 million to more than 335,000 consumers over what the bureau called … Read more

Challenges in dismantling Syria’s chemical weapons

Syria no longer has the capacity to produce new chemical weapons en masse, but arms control experts caution that what remains is the more difficult job of destroying the existing stockpile in the midst of the country’s brutal civil war. An article in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, … Read more

HOMOEOPATHY AND DREAMS

WHY TO STUDY DREAMS ? “They give us a far better insight into the deeper nature of our patient than many of the so-called symptoms that crop up and float on the surface to meet our superficial gaze.” – Dr N M Choudhuri. The spectrum of dream is limitless. It encompasses all the conscious, subconscious, … Read more

International Cooperation in AYUSH

The Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been making efforts for promotion and propagation of Indian Systems of Medicine to facilitate International promotion, development and recognition of AYUSH Systems of Medicine abroad. The major activities undertaken by the Department during the last four years as follows: 2009-10 1. A Centre for … Read more

Young Post Graduates AYUSH – Job Opportunities on YOUR way

Promotion of AYUSH systems at International level is inbuilt in the mandate of Department of AYUSH. Growing global demand of natural medicine has increased the scope of International exchange of AYUSH-related information and co-operation with other countries for collaborative efforts in the development of traditional system of medicine. A provision of Rs 25 Crores had … Read more

Better health for people of BRICS countries

The second BRICS Health Ministers’ Meet held in New Delhi. First day held at Dr. Ramalingaswamy Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi and the second day at Banquet Hall, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi. The first day the Health Secretaries and Senior Advisors of BRICS countries participated and the second day the Health Ministers of BRICS countries took … Read more

World Travel Awards to India

India has bagged three prestigious awards from World Travel Awards(WTA). These are: World’s Leading Destination- India, World’s Leading Tourist Board- Incredible India and World’s Leading Tourist Attraction- Taj Mahal. Union Tourism Minister Sh. K. Chiranjeevi received these awards here today. Speaking on the occasion, the Union Tourism Minister said that his Ministry has prepared a … Read more

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