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  • Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actress Shipa Shetty Kundra, who is known as a fitness icon in Hindi film industry, says she will launch her health app in a couple of months.Shilpa was interacting with the media at the first edition of Hindustan Times Palate Festiv…
  • No move to hand over rural health centres to private players in Punjab: minister Chandigarh, Jan 21 : With a fresh controversy over the reported move by the Punjab government to hand over rural health centres to private players, Punjab’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said on Monday that there was no such move….
  • SAD smells corruption in Punjab’s move to privatize rural health services Chandigarh, Jan 21 : Alleging corruption in the move by the Punjab government to privatize rural healthcare services, the Shiromani Akali Dal on MOnday demanded a high-level probe into it.”The Congress government is set to increase rural indebtedness…
  • Himachal CM, Nadda perform ground breaking ceremony of AIIMS Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 21 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday performed ground breaking ceremony of 750-bed AIIMS in Kothipura near here.It would be set up with an outlay …
  • Land issue delaying second AIIMS project in Bihar New Delhi, Jan 20 : The second All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) project in Bihar which is scheduled to be set up in Darbhanga district is getting delayed owing to trouble in finalising land.”We had finalised the land, but it is clashin…
  • Government which can’t run schools, hospitals must go: Kejriwal New Delhi, Jan 20 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Punjab government for handing over government health centres to the private sector, saying a government which cannot run its schools and hospitals has no reason to be in …
  • Chronic doctor shortage affecting Delhi government-run hospitals (IANS Special) New Delhi, Jan 20 : Delhi government-run hospitals, which serve not only the local population but also the neighbouring states, are struggling with a chronic shortage of doctors and are making recruitments on contract or ad-hoc basis to tackle the cr…
  • Swine flu in Rajasthan: Toll reaches 48 as 5 more die Jaipur, Jan 19 : Five people in Rajasthan have reportedly died on Saturday due to swine flu, taking the death toll to 48 in just the first 19 days of 2019, health officials said.Two deaths were reported in Jodhpur, two in Udaipur and one in Barmer.Fr…
  • Mehbooba seeks separatist leader’s release on humanitarian ground Srinagar, Jan 19 : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday seeking release of a separatist leader on humanitarian ground.”Have spoken with HM requesting his (Shahid ul Islam’s) ear…
  • Coursera forays into healthcare education New Delhi, Jan 18 : Aiming to address the acute shortage of skilled workers in the health industry, US-based online education company Coursera has partnered with 15 top ranked universities to launch 100 new health courses.The 100 new courses, 30 new …
  • HC seeks CBI response on wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s plea New Delhi, Jan 21 : The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up the CBI and asked the probe agency to file response on wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s plea seeking to expedite investigation into his complaint related to doping filed ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics…
  • Indian cricketers seem to prefer ODI format: (Column IANS Insight: Close-In) The Indian cricket team has made history Down Under. Winning the Test series was just one part of the celebration. Beating the Australians in the ODIs, for the first time, was the icing on the cake.Although, the Indian cricket Test team is rated the be…
  • CBI arrests SAI Director, 5 others in graft case New Delhi, Jan 17 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested six persons including Director of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) S.K.Sharma in a graft case, officials said.A CBI official told IANS that the agency has arrested …
  • Young cricketer dies during practice Kolkata, Jan 15 : A 21-year-old cricketer collapsed on the field during a warm up session and died due to a possible cardiac arrest here on Tuesday, officials said.Aniket Sharma, who played for Paikpara Sporting Club, was brought dead to a city hospi…
  • Achrekar’s death big loss to sporting world: Modi New Delhi, Jan 3 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the death of veteran cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar and said his demise is as a “big loss” to the sporting world.”Ramakant Achrekarji was a shining beacon of the Guru Parampara.An …
  • Cabinet approves continuation of umbrella scheme for youth New Delhi, Jan 2 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the continuation of Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme, an umbrella scheme of the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry, for the period 2017-18 to 2019-2020.The scheme aims to dev…
  • Rahul condoles death of filmmaker Mrinal Sen, admires cricketer Priya New Delhi, Dec 30 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of iconic filmmaker Mrinal Sen who passed away at his south Kolkata residence earlier in the day following old age complications.”I am sorry to hear about the demise of …
  • Rahul condoles death of filmmaker Mrinal Sen, admires cricketer Priya New Delhi, Dec 30 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of iconic filmmaker Mrinal Sen who passed away at his south Kolkata residence earlier in the day following old age complications.”I am sorry to hear about the demise of …
  • After mixed 2018 show, Indian hockey at crossroads (2018 in Restrospect) New Delhi, Dec 29 : Familiar failures in major tournaments after promising build-ups and musical chair-like rotation of coaches.These were the major highlights of Indian hockey in 2018.The Indian team had started the year in rousing fashion, winning …
  • A watershed year for Indian women shuttlers (2018 in Restrospect) New Delhi, Dec 29 : Indian badminton continued to move northwards in 2018, especially the women’s singles players — P.V.Sindhu and veteran Saina Nehwal — as they dished out one stunning performance after another.While Sindhu extended her status as …
  • Age or life stages should not affect a woman’s career: Kareena Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is in her late 30s and is a mother, says a woman’s career must remain unaffected by her age or stage of life.Kareena is the face of Corcal Bone (and) Beauty, which will be launched at the ...
  • Age or life stages should not affect a woman’s career: Kareena Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is in her late 30s and is a mother, says a woman’s career must remain unaffected by her age or stage of life.Kareena is the face of Corcal Bone (and) Beauty, which will be launched at the ...
  • Age or life stages should not affect a woman’s career: Kareena Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is in her late 30s and is a mother, says a woman’s career must remain unaffected by her age or stage of life.Kareena is the face of Corcal Bone (and) Beauty, which will be launched at the ...
  • Important to have a pet-friendly country: Dino Morea Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actor Dino Morea, who is associated with a multi-city pet festival, has stressed the importance of being a pet-friendly country.”I believe it is very important to have a pet-friendly country.With over 18 million domestic pets and mil…
  • Important to have a pet-friendly country: Dino Morea Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actor Dino Morea, who is associated with a multi-city pet festival, has stressed the importance of being a pet-friendly country.”I believe it is very important to have a pet-friendly country.With over 18 million domestic pets and mil…
  • Important to have a pet-friendly country: Dino Morea Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actor Dino Morea, who is associated with a multi-city pet festival, has stressed the importance of being a pet-friendly country.”I believe it is very important to have a pet-friendly country.With over 18 million domestic pets and mil…
  • It almost feels like being reborn: Shantanu-Nikhil on LFW grand finale New Delhi, Jan 21 : Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra are ready to showcase their first-ever grand finale for the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and the designers feel like being “reborn in the world of fashion” as they call it their “ultimate exam”.”It has happen…
  • Hundreds of commuters caught in long traffic jam in soth Delhi New Delhi, Jan 20 : Hundreds of commuters were caught in a 5-km-long traffic jam for nearly three hours in the wake of traffic restrains caused by movement of Denmark Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen and other foreign dignitary in south Delhi, an …
  • British Council invites creative digital culture projects from India, UK New Delhi, Jan 20 : To mark 30 years of the World Wide Web (WWW) in March 2019, British Council India is now inviting proposals from creative professionals in UK and India who have a powerful idea that could engage and unite millions of young people …
  • Seven fashion designers pay ode to ‘Make In India’ Gandhinagar, Jan 20 : Fashion designers Anju Modi, Gaurang Shah, Namrata Joshipura, Payal Jain, Rahul Mishra and Rajesh Pratap Singh got together to showcase their interpretation of ‘Make in India’ theme at the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Gl…