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India changes 'blindness' definition, opts for WHO criteria

India has changed its over four-decade-old definition of blindness, bringing it in line with the World Health Organization criteria, a step that would drastically bring down the number of people......

'I fully support Sonu Nigam'

'Noise pollution is a health issue, it is not a religious issue.' IMAGE: A mosque in Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Singer Sonu Nigam created a furore on social media on Monday morning......

Justice with judiciousness

While the judiciary remains our most trusted institution, it should debate its internal health, argues Shekhar Gupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com If I am often allowed to slip cricket into......

Health for all: Much-needed in UP

Uttar Pradesh still remains far behind the Indian average on most health indicators, says Dipa Sinha. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Uttar Pradesh continues to make front page news,......

I-T dept seizes Rs 5.5 crore in raids against TN health minister

The Income Tax department on Friday seized cash worth about Rs 5.5 crore after searches on the premises of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and others even as it is sending a report to the......

Markets settle holiday-truncated week lower, Nifty ends at 9,150

The breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was slightly positive The benchmark indices on Thursday settled the holiday-truncated week lower after index heavyweight Infosys' revenue......

Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak, ends 164 pts higher; broader market up 1%

The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market was strong The benchmark indices snapped three sessions long losing streak to end higher with energy shares leading the gains while......

Nestle India dons a new avatar

The company now plans to bet on health sciences, skin care and specialised products, says Arnab Dutta. After dominating the shelves of Indian retail and medical stores for over 104 years with its......

Pepsi now wants to make you healthy

The cola major expands its portfolio of healthy foods under brands Tropicana and Quaker Oats, looks to bring down its sugar addiction. IMAGE: PepsiCo’s chairman & CEO Indra Nooyi and......

GST: Health groups seek highest possible tax levy on tobacco items

With the total tax burden currently at 53 per cent, 19.5 per cent and 56 per cent, respectively for cigarettes, bidis and smokeless, tobacco taxation in India is much lower than the level......

Is Cricket Australia ensuring care for youngsters?

Cowan says Australia needed to do more to look after the mental health of young players tossed out of the top level.   Former Test batsman Ed Cowan has criticised Australia's handling of......
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PM to visit HP on April 27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would pay a one-day visit to the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh on April 27 where he will lay the foundation stone of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pm-to-visit-hp-on-april-27-117042500007_1.html
JMC enhances IEC campaign for door-to-door collection

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: An awareness campaign on door to door collection and segregation of waste was organised by sanitary office of Jammu... ...

http://news.statetimes.in/jmc-enhances-iec-campaign-door-door-collection/
Addl FIR in minor assault case

GUWAHATI, April 24 - Universal Team for Social Action and Help (UTSAH), an NGO working for the rights of children, today lodged an additional First... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=apr2517/city054
Superspecialty DM in Medical Oncology

GUWAHATI, April 24 - In a significant development for the Oncology education sector, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=apr2517/state059
Childhood death of sibling might affect survivor’s lifespan

As many as 8 percent of Americans experience the death of a brother or sister in childhood. Loss of a sibling in adulthood has been linked with... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INhealth/~3/0BQSTYSMfU0/us-health-siblings-death-idINKBN17Q1P9

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