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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......

Surgical strikes reveal India's space prowess

In the years to come, India's space assets will play a much bigger role if and when hostilities break out on our borders, says Pallava Bagla. The precision 'surgical strikes' that Indian soldiers......

A frightening contest begins each time curfew is lifted

In parts of South Kashmir, especially in Pulwama district, the government's writ has effectively ceased to run. The daily confrontation that follows the lifting of the curfew bears an indescribable......

'Moment of reckoning': Hillary accepts historic presidential nomination

“It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America’s promise that I accept your nomination for president of the United States,” said Hillary......

China, the nuclear hypocrite, preaches to India, the nuclear model State

'This was undoubtedly a premeditated strategy to thwart India's entry into the NSG.''If India hopes to be a major player, it must use its rising clout on the world stage to influence amenable......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

Why Manmohan Singh has turned his back on reforms

'If anyone is able to understand the importance of Modi's endeavours to revive the economy -- even against opposition from sections of his own saffron brotherhood -- it is the former prime......

UPA II: Dressing up to go nowhere

The methods being used by the government to window-dress the fiscal deficit will fool no one, least of all foreign investors or bodies like the IMF, warnsSonali Ranade The United Progressive......

FM on whys and hows of farm loan waiver

Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke at length on farm loan waiver guidelines and what they seek to achieve. Here are the edited excerpts:On the beneficiariesOur initial estimates placed the number......

How grand plans go wrong

In a country where the gap between an idea and its execution is often quite large, the most dangerous ideas are those which sound good in theory but have little chance of working in practice. The......

Readers on where India has gone wrong

Sumit Bhatia:I firmly believe that Saurav and Wright have been instrumental in "making" this Indian team such that people now expect it to win all the time it goes out to play rather than making......
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India changes 'Blindness' definition

India has changed its four-decade old definition of blindness, tuning it with the globally accepted definition of the blindness, as recommended by... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607172/india-changes-blindness-definition.html
something is rotten in the state of Kashmir

Recently, a report carried in prominent national daily generated a round of heated debate on social media in Kashmir. But it was conveniently... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/geelani-s-grandson-got-govt-job-something-is-rotten-in-the-state-of-kashmir-54466.html
Govt plans to make India cataract-free in 5 yrs

The Ministry of Health plans to roll out a five-year programme to free India from cataract that causes an economic loss of at least Rs 8 lakh crore... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/598501/govt-plans-make-india-cataract.html

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