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Dr Harsh Vardhan


Coronavirus updates March 10: 14 more cases reported from Kerala, Karnataka, Pune; 58 Indians brought back from Iran

March 10, 2020 8:58 pm

The first batch of 58 Indians was brought back from Iran, one of the countries worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak, where the death toll surged to 237 on Tuesday.

Dr Harsh Vardhan on coronavirus: ‘Considering country of our size, we have handled the situation to best of our ability’

March 10, 2020 7:30 am

"We have advised Indian citizens to refrain from travel to China, Iran, Republic of Korea, Italy and Japan and to avoid non-essential travel to other COVID-19-affected countries," says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

Coronavirus India updates March 5: Cases rise to 30; more visa curbs imposed; 28,529 persons under surveillance

March 05, 2020 9:43 pm

Coronavirus India updates March 5: On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry asked states to form rapid response teams at the district, block, and village levels, stating cases of community transmission have been observed.

'Monitoring being done at highest level, PMO office also involved': Harsh Vardhan on coronavirus situation

February 13, 2020 7:26 pm

"There is monitoring at the highest level, the Prime Minister's Office, cabinet secretary and all involved ministries are coordinating," said the minister in a press conference.

No positive cases yet, health minister reviews coronavirus readiness

January 26, 2020 2:57 am

No positive case has been detected in the country so far and samples of these seven passengers from China have been sent to the ICMR-NIV Pune lab. Samples of four other passengers tested earlier have been confirmed to be negative for nCoV by the lab.

Here's why you should include peas or matar in your diet

January 06, 2020 12:53 pm

Green peas offer a myriad of antioxidants you should know about.

Here's why you should have cauliflower or phoolgobhi this season

December 29, 2019 1:41 pm

Whip up some cauliflower in your diet. Here's why.

PGI Satellite Centre for Ferozepur: Union Health Minister credits Sukhbir Singh Badal, Congress says UPA govt approved project

December 24, 2019 8:42 am

Congress, meanwhile, was quick to refute the claim by saying that the project was approved by PM Manmohan Singh’s government in 2012-13.

Here's why you should have dried apricots or khumani

December 05, 2019 11:51 am

Just like the yellowish-orange fresh fruit, the dried ones too are extremely beneficial for health.

Govt plans to treat medical implants as medicine

October 19, 2019 9:44 am

According to a draft notification shared Friday, the Health Ministry proposes to notify all devices under a section of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, that would define them as “drugs” starting December 1.


Political leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's Eid celebration

June 09, 2019 6:38 am

BJP leaders and Union Ministers Shahnawaaz Hussain and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hosted Eid celebration programme at their respective residences in New Delhi. Their celebrations were attended by their fellow BJP leaders as well as leaders from other parties.