Supreme Court, through a July, 2005, order had banned the bursting of firecrackers in residential areas.
A special drive against cancer will be announced on November 7 which will cover Rajasthan also, said Vardhan.
The minister, not wanting to push the press meet any further and wait for another later slot, was forced to remain in Delhi.
Additional consignments of emergency medicines to be despatched soon.
An upset minister has given a week’s time to brush up space. He would undertake an inspection again soon.
Vardhan stressed the need for a change in lifestyle and outlook through a social movement for a healthy mind and body.
It was said in jest but Minister of State in PMO Jitender Singh’s remark did seem to leave Health Minister Harsh Vardhan slightly uncomfortable for a few moments.
Cycling needs to be promoted to ensure that physical activity was made a part of people’s lifestyle.
It was decided that quality of Facebook posts need improvement and more interactivity was needed on twitter.
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi caused a flutter in her office when she walked in with a box of sweets and asked it to be distributed.
He said as a doctor he is aware that corruption exist in hospitals, from allocation of beds to kickbacks from suppliers.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi was removed from his post with the ministry citing no reason for the decision.
Forest service officer alleged graft by ministers, bureaucrats.
For over seven months, 45-year-old HIV positive patient failed to get dialysis at civic-run KEM hospital.
The symptoms of Ebola appear two days to three weeks after contracting the virus.