Confirmation of the breakthrough came after a WHO and UNICEF joint team conducted field visits in the last four hotspots where incidence of the infection had remained above acceptable levels.
The support of the ruling party of Bihar would be a significant victory for the beleaguered NDA government.
Why heads of top law schools, activists are red-flagging the new juvenile law.
The total health spend in the first three years of the 12th Plan has been Rs 70,000 crore, way below the Rs 2,68,000 crore allocation given in the Plan document.
Leaving nothing to chance, the government has already put in place slogans to emphasise that it has been continuously at work and has worked for the poor.
The Trinamool rethink on Roy came after it swept the civic elections in West Bengal.
Why treating 16-18-year-olds — even those accused of heinous crimes — as adults remains problematic.
The others who received the honour — conferred every year since 1973 on May 12 to mark the birthday of the flagbearer of the profession - are equally exceptional.
It has designated a public health administrator as the nodal point to report any such unsolicited distribution, especially of breast milk substitutes.
As sloganeering assumed feverish pitch, Congress MPs shouted: “chicken curry na mutton curry istifa do Gadkari (neither chicken nor mutton curry, it is only resignation from Gadkari."
Former India hockey captain says he will ask Tendulkar to participate in the discussion.
Several MPs expressed displeasure; many walked out saying deliberations are futile.
Deputy chairman P J Kurien, who heads the committee, said he would go by the sense of the House which has sought a review of the committee report.
Six men in Ahmedabad this month will be celebrating their first year of freedom after spending years in jail. One of them is coming out with a book about his 11 years in a Gujarat jail as a convicted terrorist sentenced to death for his “role” in the 2002 Akshardham attack case, fending off police […]
Net neutrality means that governments and Internet service providers should treat all data on the Internet equally.
The parents told the police that since the end of her board exams, the girl was nervous and under depression.
This means there could be a significant drop in prices where the difference in cost of using the original or “innovator” brand and its generic variants is significant.
The report says Christians and Hindus who convert to Christianity or another faith have reported more frequent harassment.
Trinamool is set to support the bill for a land boundary agreement with Bangladesh.
Outfit organising conference works to undermine tobacco control policies, say activists.
The opposition mocked it asking whether the rush was to cash in on PM Narendra Modi’s frequent trips abroad.
The opposition relented, with Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad starting the discussion.
Congress leaders stormed the well as soon Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy laid a copy of the re-promulgated land ordinance.
Over 20 states have already submitted elaborate programme implementation plan but there is no money to be disbursed.
Around 1,500 new paediatricians graduate from medical colleges every year but many are believed to leave for foreign shores.
The minister conceded that during the first few trips to Kerala and Telangana in January, he witnessed among people mistrust for the government.
Relationship between beedi trade and politics is as old as the business itself in India —dating back to 1910.
MP made Rs 305 cr from tendu last yr, justifies beedi as ‘income for poor’.
It will be responsible for the plan’s implementation by both public and private service providers.
The demand to amend the JJ Act has been hanging fire for many years now.
The proposal is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday evening.
Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
Three BJP MPs, who were on the parliamentary panel that recommended keeping bigger warnings on hold, voiced their dissent, saying that bigger warnings were, in fact, required.
Tomar, in her letter to PM, spoke about her journey from a healthy person to a 28-year-old ravaged by mouth cancer.
Gupta said that the push for 85 per cent pictorial warnings on packaging for tobacco products is an American conspiracy.
Two days before she died, she wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about her dismay at BJP MP Dilip Gandhi's statement.