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गुरुवार, 21 अगस्त 2014

India's poor question 'poverty line' policy

India's poor question 'poverty line' policy
 - As Indian government seeks to halve number of people below the poverty line ... has been trying to halve the number of people living in abject poverty.

Bond with neighbours to reduce heart attack risk

Bond with neighbours to reduce heart attack risk
 - For the study, the researchers tracked the cardiovascular health of over 5,000 US adults with no known heart problems over a period of four years, ...

Tips to keep tummy troubles at bay during holiday

Tips to keep tummy troubles at bay during holiday
 - A bout of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or tummy trouble is the last thing one would want on a holiday - so be smart in managing what you eat and ...

Unique Benefits of Pears That You Must Know

Unique Benefits of Pears That You Must Know
 - The fruit is very rich in vitamins and minerals, and carries some wondrous benefits for our health. Here we are sharing some amazing and less known ...

Docs to be sensitized about examining rape survivors

Docs to be sensitized about examining rape survivors
 - The Union ministry of health and family welfare has issued new 'guidelines and protocols' for medico-legal care for survivors of sexual violence in March this year as per the CLA 2013. The new definition includes all forms of sexual violence: penetrative (oral, anal, vaginal) including by objects/weapons/fingers and non-penetrative (touching, fondling, stalking). Victims of all such violence have the right to treatment for all survivors by public and private health care facilities.

Using antibacterial soap not a good idea

Using antibacterial soap not a good idea
 - Handwashing with antibacterial soap may expose people, especially health workers, to unsafe levels of a chemical that can interfere with hormones to ...

Breastfeeding reduces depression among new mothers by 50%

Breastfeeding reduces depression among new mothers by 50%
 - In fact, the effects on mothers' mental health that we report in this study are ... In India, very few children are put to the breast immediately after birth.

Tickle' your ears for a super heart

Tickle' your ears for a super heart
 - How often do you want to kill that itchy feeling in your ears? Well if we believe researchers, tickling your ears can actually improve the health of your ...

Should India have a legal framework for surrogacy?

Should India have a legal framework for surrogacy?
 - Surrogacy With India becoming a hub for surrogacy, human rights bodies have called for rights-based legal framework to safeguard the interests of all ...

India must eliminate poverty, says president

India must eliminate poverty, says president
 - Delivering his Independence Day speech on August 14, Mukherjee noted that in the last decade that India economy grew at an average rate of 7% per ...

Markandey Katju asks media to take leadership against feudalism, poverty

Markandey Katju asks media to take leadership against feudalism, poverty
 - Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Monday said that the country had been passing through a ...

Pakistan arrests 147 in Punjab towns as protests in capital continue

Pakistan arrests 147 in Punjab towns as protests in capital continue
 - As twin protests in Islamabad entered a fifth ... at the protests at around 55,000, including many women and children.

Consultation prog held on HIV community testing

Consultation prog held on HIV community testing
 - The consultation programme was jointly organised by the Manipur Network of Positive People, National Coalition of PLHIV in India and Manipur State ...

Dispatches from disadvantage: Indian women living on the margins speak up

Dispatches from disadvantage: Indian women living on the margins speak up
 - In the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India, eight women talk to On Our Radar trainee ... Have you been able to find work as a wheelchair user?

Top honour for Indian woman in South Africa

Top honour for Indian woman in South Africa
 - Indian-origin South African academic Leila Patel has been named the ... These annual awards recognise the work of those women who are involved ...