Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness about infectious diseases

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan offered his services to the Indian government for creating awareness about infectious diseases, specially tuberculosis and hepatitis B. Bachchan, accompanied by his wife and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, met union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his residence and offered his services to spread awareness about the disease. Nadda tweeted: “Deeply … Read more

Un-utilised and utilised funds in AYUSH India

This is the last week of 2014 and we have finished 9 months of our working in the financial year 2014-2015. What we have achieved in 2014 in alternative medicine sector in India. Central Govt. has recently released details of allocated and utilised funds in AYUSH. For the year 2014-2015, central govt. allocated 1069 crore … Read more

India becomes first country to reach martian orbit in first attempt

The Mars Orbiter Mission was successfully inserted into Martian orbit today morning. The liquid Apogee motor was fired for about 24 minutes to reduce the speed of the spacecraft and orient it towards the red planet. India is the only country in the world that has achieved this feat in its first attempt itself. Congratulating … Read more

New Delhi’s AIIMS to serve as model before new centres planned in country

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, said here that doctors must bear the burden of responsibility of strengthening the doctor-patient relationship. On the second day of his sanitation drive which is seeing him inspect facilities at the capital’s hospitals (the Health Minister visited Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital yesterday), the Minister was clearly on a … Read more

Free drug policy for National Health Mission

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, has asked for thorough streamlining of systems in the distribution of free generic drugs to government health institutions at all levels throughout the country. The Free Drug Programme’s formal launch would be preceded by working out all logistical details with respect to procurement and distribution … Read more

8 Indians among peacekeepers honoured by UN

The United Nations honoured 106 peacekeepers, including eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations. The International Day of UN Peacekeepers was commemorated at the UN with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon laying a wreath at a newly-created memorial for the peacekeepers. The ceremony was attended by India’s Permanent Representative to the UN … Read more

No sign of MH 370 from Bluefin-21 underwater search

The underwater vessel searching for traces of the missing Malaysian jet resurfaced Wednesday to fix a technical issue, but then redeployed again. While on deck, its data were downloaded, the Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre said. “Bluefin-21 … is currently continuing its underwater search,” it said in a statement. “Initial analysis of the data downloaded … Read more

Medanta – The Medicity – India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes in Gurgaon

Medanta – The Medicity is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan, the institution has been envisioned with the aim of bringing to India the highest standards of medical care along with clinical research, education and … Read more

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