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How rumours hit immunisation programme in Muslim-dominated Mewat

Haryana's Muslim-dominated Mewat district has the lowest immunisation rate among children under the age of six years, which is a matter of concern for the authorities who are now trying to rope in......

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,......

Modi uses UP government's website to nail Akhilesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday caught Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the wrong foot as he cited the state’s website which says life in Uttar Pradesh is......

Name and shame errant docs: Maneka on excessive C-sections

Doctors who carry out Caesarean operations without a valid medical reason must be “named and shamed”, said Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi who has also written......

Modi's note ban was inspired by Pakistan: Opposition

The Opposition on Wednesday criticised the general budget as one lacking in vision and offering no growth prospects, as it again targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he......

Why replacing branded drugs with generics won't be easy

Mandatory prescription of generic names is not a complete solution. Rather, in the absence of a range of approaches, it could mean passing the choice of selecting a drug from a doctor to a......

Bharat is in distress

The government is doing things in agriculture that count for little, says Shreekant Sambrani. Roughly a third of the way through his Budget speech three weeks ago, the finance minister paused for......

Tamil Nadu, Kerala have most women entrepreneurs, and high female literacy

India was ranked 70th of 77 countries in the Female Entrepreneurship Index 2015 released by London-based Global Entrepreneurship Institute An artisan paints the idols of Gods and Goddesses at a......

What if the Nano project had stayed in Bengal?

The impact on revenues and jobs may have been limited but the existence of a large, functioning factory complex from a reputed corporate group would have sent a powerful signal that the state was......

Evaluating India's well-being

  The past decade has seen significant improvements in India’s health indicators, but it still lags other Asian countries, notes Shankar Acharya When it comes to economic news, the......

For some golfers Olympic thrill trumps Zika fears

'Would you rather win one of the majors or an Olympic medal?' 'The fact that we have an event every week, the Olympics will be another event' IMAGE: Lydia Ko from New Zeland hits her tee shot.......
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35 secys, addl secys in govt depts

Thirty-five senior bureaucrats have been appointed as secretaries and additional secretaries in various central government departments as part of a... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624086/bureaucratic-reshuffle-35-secys-addl.html
Pvt hosptls perfrom 3 times more C-sec deliveries than govt

Private hospitals carried out 40.9 per cent Cesarean sections (C-sections) as compared to 11.9 per cent performed in government hospitals, Union... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pvt-hosptls-perfrom-3-times-more-c-sec-deliveries-than-govt-2506432
UP's 'Mukhbir Yojana' to curb female foeticide inspired by

The Uttar Pradesh government's informer scheme to curb illegal pre-natal sex determination tests was launched after taking a cue from a similar one... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/up-s-mukhbir-yojana-to-curb-female-foeticide-inspired-by-117071600690_1.html
Maneka starts drive against forced C-sections, scepticism over implementation

In a move to fight the growing trend of Caesarean section deliveries in India, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has written... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/maneka-starts-drive-against-forced-c-sections-scepticism-over-implementation-71865.html
Housekeeping Crisis

DIVIDING MY LIFE between India and Norway is akin to moving between luxury and want. India may have the world’s largest number of poor while... ...

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