Modi-Obama’s Mann ki Baat – save girl child

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his joint address with the United States President Barack Obama in programme ‘Man Ki Baat’ on All India Radio, last night expressed concern over the skewed sex ratio in the country. Prime Minister asked the people of the country to save the girl child and educate them, while taking it … Read more

Himachal Pradesh tragedy

Twenty four students from an engineering college in Hyderabad are washed away in the Beas river near Mandi in Himachal Pradesh. Six of them are girls. The incident occurred at around 6.30 pm on Sunday when the students, who were on their way to the resort town of Manali for an excursion, were clicking pictures … Read more

Making India an open defecation free Country

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sh. Bharatsinh Solanki in a Statement laid on the table of the Lok Sabha, informed members that Government of India administers the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), a comprehensive programme to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas with the main objective of … Read more

Parents using complementary and alternative medicine treatments to treat children with autism

Researchers have found that families often use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments and that the most frequent users of both conventional and complementary approaches are those with higher levels of parental education and income. The cause or causes of most neurodevelopmental disorders are not known, and the conditions have no cure. Many children suffer … Read more

India provides monetary help to Nepal for eye care programme

India will provide grant assistance worth three crore and 39 lakh nepali rupees for eye care programme in Nepal. A memoramdum of understanding has been signed between the Indian Embassy and Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, an NGO for providing the Indian assistance. The assistance will cover the cost of conducting 15,000 cataract surgeries through mobile … Read more

Medicines in homeopathy are not used on the bases of their compostions or alkaloids

Opium – one of the worst abused, because frequently used, remedies of all schools of medicine. I must explain. I said all schools. The true Homœopath does not abuse it, but many members of the school calling themselves homœopathic do. A teacher in one of the homœopathic colleges defended its use in narcotic doses in … Read more

Nari Ki Choupal – Women’s Empowerment

The Nari Ki Choupal is a unique forum for women and men from all backgrounds to come together and share their stories, experiences and learning as well as receive exposure to a multiplicity of government schemes and programmes based on women’s empowerment. This colourful yet enlightening series of events kicked off with a Special Gram … Read more

Nuclear energy – an answer to India’s quest for clean energy

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee says, nuclear energy can be the answer to India’s quest for clean energy. Speaking at the 56th convocation ceremony of BARC Training School in Mumbai, Mukherjee said that India needs to concentrate on harnessing nuclear power and at the same time balance environment protection with development requirements. Pranab Mukherjee said, of … Read more

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