Proposals include compulsory registration of kids’ homes
One of the five states where immunisation coverage dipped in 2012-2013 was Gujarat.
The performance of the states in the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) will feature high on his list of priorities.
Off the record, however, some MPs did express their reservations about the way Raje and the party seem to have chosen to brazen the issue.
To make yoga and meditation centrepiece of Incredible India campaign.
Speculation about PM Modi heading the group of Yoga Day participants at Rajpath had been been rife for long.
How the Prime Minister led Yoga Day celebrations from the front in the capital, and how political leaders emulated him elsewhere in the country.
The Rajpath event of International Yoga Day made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest yoga demonstration at a single venue with 35,985 people participating.
‘Response far beyond expectations, 40,000 will attend’
“The restructuring of FSSAI has been in the works for long. It has got nothing to do with the recall of Maggi Noodles or whatever has happened since then,” said officials.
Head to constituencies, use event to reconnect with people, ministers told.
This survey is likely to make or break India’s reputation as one of the leading manufacturers of generic drugs in the world.
Ahead of International Yoga Day on Sunday, The Indian Express team looks at the events planned for New Delhi, various states and abroad.
The Portugal hospital where Lalit Modi’s wife was undergoing treatment is known for its advanced cancer research.
The government is aiming for two Guinness records — for the maximum number of people in a yoga session and for the most number of nationalities doing yoga in one place.
The Health Ministry has replied that it is not feasible as NHM has only been allocated the bare minimum to run existing programme
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar set to accompany Sushma Swaraj to New York for Yoga Day celebrations there.
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Govt has applied to the Guinness World Records Limited both for the organising of the largest Yoga class and also for the presence of people from most nationalities in one yoga class.
CM Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has said that an AIIMS in Kashmir is a part of the written agenda for alliance reached by BJP and PDP.
The MEA will organise yoga day celebrations in 192 nations. Swaraj also admitted that Pakistan had refused visa to a yoga trainer who was meant to travel to the country for yoga day.
We have written to the state food commissioners to check samples of all approved noodles, pasta and macaroni brands, Malik said.
Products manufactured by seven companies come under FSSAI scanner. Regulator to check compliance of norms in the wake of Maggi controversy.
The RSBY is flagship scheme of the government which provides cashless health insurance cover to below poverty line families.
Activists say introduction of eggs in meals was one way of ensuring children get protein-rich food, especially in the tribal areas where malnutrition remains a concern.
The government is targeting a turnout of about 45,000 for the event, which is being organised by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga under the Ayush ministry.
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."
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.