Congress MPs Kumari Selja and K C Venugopal, Trinamool Congress MP Arpita Ghosh and Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee, who has been expelled by the CPM, walked out of the meeting when they were told that the Air India report would not be considered, as listed in agenda
Health advocates have long argued that prominently displayed pictures of what consumption of tobacco can do to humans — including some grotesque depictions of tumours — help drive home the message more powerfully and effectively.
"Cervical cancer is now killing about 70,000 women every year, more than other causes of maternal mortality. India should look at indigenous screening technologies and the vaccine together if it wants to eliminate cervical cancer," said Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General (programmes) of WHO
Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have reversed the gender gap for under-5 survival. In Telangana, West Bengal, Odisha, Punjab and Delhi, the gap is less than 5 per cent, according to the data.
Hepatitis C is caused by a blood-borne virus which affects the liver. It could spread through use of injectable drugs, unsafe injection practises, unsafe health care, and transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products.
In this interview to The Indian Express, Union Health Minister J P Nadda speaks about the challenges involved in the programme and explains how the government hopes to sustain a coverage rate of 90-95%
While the Opposition stuck to its demand that the Bill be referred to a select committee, the government, sources said, made an attempt to secure Congress support but did not eventually accept its proposal to break the deadlock.
Sushmita Dev (Congress) said the bill seeks to empower women but in criminalising triple talaq the government is effectively closing the window of reconciliation that is such an important part of a legitimate Islamic divorce.
At 2.13 pm [Thursday] while there was disruption in the House when Mr Sachin Tendulkar rose to speak on a short duration discussion, the chairman said: “I don’t want these sorts of scenes to be telecast around the country.”
The I&B Ministry reaction came a day after the Rajasthan High Court issued notices to it and the Health Ministry regarding the December 11 order, where condom advertisements between 6 am and 10 pm was banned