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Denied once, NPPA begins work on new drug price control list
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Opens consultations with stakeholders, pharmaceutical industry voice opposition.

India facing shortage of life-saving albumin serum
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Some hospitals are using only 5 per cent albumin instead of 20 per cent to tide over the situation.

Ministry shunts IAS officer after sexual harassment charge
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The matter was not formally referred to the internal complaints committee — a body that all offices have to mandatorily constitute

Health scheme awaits PMO nod
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

the Union Health Ministry has sent a concept note to the Prime Minister’s Office on universal health coverage.

Panel seeks more rights for women in family laws
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Suggests ban on triple talaaq, polygamy, redefining adultery.

Gyms and spas may have to meet hygiene, safety norms
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

This is the first time an effort is being made to regulate places like gyms and spas from a health point of view.

Minorities panel tells Rajnath: Act against hate speech
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

The panel, in its letter, cited speeches made by BJP MPs Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj on ‘love jihad’.

‘No political angle’: Pranab allays China concerns over oil deal with Vietnam
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

PetroVietnam has offered seven new oil blocks to India, all of which are in territorial limits of Vietnam.

Concerned about security, not sovereignty: India
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Among the future areas of cooperation that the two countries are looking at is a partnership in film production.

Government has brought changes, ensured continuity: Pranab Mukherjee
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

President speaks to Indian diaspora in Vietnam on governance.

India, Vietnam call for ‘free navigation’ in S China Sea
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

In our cooperation in the area of defence and security, we are committed to promotion of peace in our region,” Mukherjee said in his speech.

Pranab in Vietnam, oil exploration deal on agenda
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The President would inaugurate an Indian Studies Centre in the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Administration.

Over a month now, NCW running headless
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The ministry had run afoul of the PMO when it designated Prabhavalkar as the acting chairperson immediately after Sharma’s tenure ended.

Far away from home, Yazidi student in Delhi prays for family’s safety
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

‘ISIS has given ultimatum that they will kill 150 families this Friday’

Massive surge in cancer cases nationwide but where are the doctors?
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Huge gap in doctor-patient ratio, less seats in medical colleges.

Communal incidents continue, but minorities panel slows down
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Left ‘untouched’ by govt, the commission had just two hearings in four months.

Jan Dhan Yojana to target 1 cr accounts on first day
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Jan Dhan Yojana to be launched on August 28 in 76 centres.

‘Obesity puts you at greater risk of cancer’
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Around 5.24 million people were identified at 16 years or more and followed for an average of 7.5 years.

AIIMS CVO removed from post
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Forest service officer alleged graft by ministers, bureaucrats.

‘Mothers and sisters should not sacrifice daughters in hope of son’
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Modi also spoke about the ignominy of recurrent incidents of rape.

Village on edge since Muslim voted pradhan
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

The battle lines had been drawn since the village elected its first Muslim pradhan in 35 years.

‘See where that friendship has brought our family’
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

In Hapur village rocked by allegations of forced conversion and rape, family of girl in custody rues having let her friend in.

Judicial Bills pass Lok Sabha, hit a Rajya Sabha bump
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The Lok Sabha cleared the Judicial Appointments Bill, which is aimed at scrapping the collegium system.

Acting NCW chief dropped within a week
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Had issued a notice last year to Gujarat govt in the snooping row.

27-yr-old mother of two is new face of anti-tobacco campaign
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

Anti-tobacco activists and medical experts feel that getting her to sign up for the campaign was only half the battle.

Madani writes to Rajnath, says withdraw Z+ security
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

Claims neither Delhi Police nor UP cops serious about his security

Rahul no show as victim’s family waits for 4 hours
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

BJP leaders meet Meerut victim, say will push for CBI probe.

Madani writes to Rajnath, says withdraw Z+ security
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

The UP police did not provide the vehicle despite being approached.

Another twist: Meerut woman was ‘gangraped’ a month earlier also
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

The victim’s statement to doctors adds a new twist to the probe, said DIG, Meerut Range, K Satyanarayan.

New twist in Meerut case: Woman ‘gangraped’ a month earlier also
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

The victim’s statement to doctors adds a new twist to the probe, said DIG, Meerut range, K Satyanarayan.

Urgency in NDA govt to bring down child mortality: Expert
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Dr Santosham of Johns Hopkins University has backed the indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine.

Unease among doctors as Harsh Vardhan focuses on Ayurveda
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

There are also concerns about potential crosspathy — practising of one system of medicine by a person trained in another system.

MCI restores 4,700 seats in govt medical colleges
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

MCI, Health Ministry disagree on 3,000-odd seats in pvt colleges.

UNDP Report: India’s rural employment, education schemes move in right direction
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Human Development Report: Spending 4% of GDP can ensure social security net.

Social indicators: India moves forward but crawls compared to neighbours
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

India also has the lowest Human Development Index (HDI) among all BRICS nations,

Grand stage for UP twins: Musical night at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

The musician duo, known in their professional circuit as Agnohotri Bandhu.