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Malnutrition is a matter of national shame: Dr Singh

Terming the problem of malnutrition in the country as a national shame, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the government cannot rely solely on the Integrated Child Development Scheme to......

The nuclear liability bill needs a rethink

There is an urgent need for a Joint Parliamentary Committee to examine the current liability regime besides a high-powered trans-disciplinary independent experts committee to study the issue, says......

Ramadoss' smoking ban is year's highlight

A dogged Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss overcame stiff resistance from the tobacco lobby to press ahead with a ban on smoking and stepped up his campaign during the year against junk food. The......

Over 40% married women face domestic violence

About 40 per cent of ever married women in India have experienced physical or sexual violence at some stage with Bihar having the dubious distinction of highest number of spousal violence cases,......

'Health is not purely matter of facilities'

Chikungunya, HIV/AIDS, vibrating condoms Anbumani Ramadoss' Health Ministry has been making headlines for issues that have put a question mark on the country's health system. However, in an......

Rs 32 a day: Playing dirty politics with the poor

Second-generation neoliberal policies, coupled with multiple failures on the food front, could do to the UPA what India Shining did to the NDA in 2004, says Praful Bidwai.The United Progressive......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

Don't let high medical bills kill you

Manish and Seema Jain are middle-income professionals just like a lot of us. Four months after their daughter, Mansee, was born, she was diagnosed with a heart problem that could be corrected only......

Chidambaram's Budget speech

Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......

  People speak for national family health survey iii

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Q. Though India has booming economy yet According to Indias third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III) of 2005-06, 20 per cent of Indian children under five years are wasted due to acute under nutrition and 48 per cent are stunted due to chronic under nutrition. Seventy per cent of children between 6 months and 59 months are anaemic. Isn\'t OUR HEALTH POLICY NOT IN PLACE ?
:  A. You are right. We are spending a minuscule of our GDP on health while major chunk is eaten up by the defence and other sectors. Whatever minute...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-india-has-booming-economy-yet-according-to-indias-thi//answers/16423631

  Web results for National Family Health Survey Iii
Do parties care?

It is time to examine the health needs of India against the stand of political parties on health care. As the summer temperature soars so also the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/399201/health-care-all-do-parties.html
High Anxiety

THE FIVE I's OF ANXIETY Irritability, Insomnia, Impulsivity, Isolation, Impotency For over two years, it was a constant fight for survival for... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/High-Anxiety/2014/04/13/article2161024.ece
Heat Of Life In A Handful Of Dust

Who knows what 22-year-old Kiran Kumar was thinking on the night of January 24 as he hammered his way into a jewellery showroom in Hyderabad? All... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?290149
A Sarpanch's big idea

For tribal communities, the forest has traditionally been their habitat, their source of income and their nutritional lifeline. So protection of... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=30882
AAP manifesto for LS polls

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on Thursday. It has also called for... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/full-text-aam-aadmi-partys-manifesto-for-ls-polls/462365-37-64.html

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