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How foreign NGOs fuel India's anti-uranium lobby

'We need uranium to fuel our reactors. Our scientists and engineers have been handling uranium safely since 1967. They must not feel disheartened by the activities of well motivated local or......

How Burari overcame stigma to fight tuberculosis

A throat infection led Prabha Shankar, a resident of Burari in north Delhi to visit a physician over three years ago. After visits to numerous doctors, including ayurvedic and homeopathic ones,......

Modi @ Reliance hospital opening: 'Plastic surgeon may have fixed elephant's head on Ganesha'

Describing neonatal and maternal mortality rates as a matter of grave concern, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government wanted to effectively use its 'Make in India' and......

Pune landslide rescue ops enter last phase, toll reaches 151

In what appears to be the last phase of the massive rescue operation, National Disaster Response Force jawans have recovered 21 more bodies from under the debris of landslide in Malin village in......

A scientific disaster unfolds in Bhopal

The world had lost an opportunity to know long-term toxic effects of Methyl Isocyanate which had leaked from the Union Carbide factory on the night of December 2, 1984, because government research......

'Modi village' is Varanasi's new hot spot

Jayapur, with a population of a little over 4,200, was like most other villages before Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted it on November 7. Narayan Patel is a busy man these days. Apart from......

Ban on the sale of loose cigarettes makes no sense

Some cigarette-smokers may switch to beedis, or gutka, which is probably not the outcome the health ministry wants, says Devangshu Datta.  The Union ministry of health is considering a ban on......

'71% Indians expect first year of Modi govt to boost economy'

Most Indians expect their personal happiness will improve over the next five years, posing a concrete benchmark against which to measure the future success of Modi govt All politics may be local,......

Golden tips to build an emergency fund

It's important to have at least three months' salary in liquid form. This will help tide over bad times. In 2013, an Assocham survey in Ahmedabad revealed a very telling figure - about 90 per cent......

Understanding Modi government's economic priorities

India's economic situation calls for far-reaching reforms of electricity, gas, coal and oil pricing, and restructuring of public-sector monopoly producers/suppliers, rues Shankar Acharya Almost......

  People speak for national family health surveys

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Q. agle 12 mahino me hamare desh me bhukhmari lagbhag 20 % AUR bad jayegi..kaun zimmewar hoga..bhukh se mauto ka..Congress me ?
:  A. Hunger Facts 1. Hunger remains the No.1 cause of death in the world. Aids, Cancer etc. follow. 2. There are 820 million chronically hungry...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/agle-12-mahino-me-hamare-desh-me-bhukhmari-lagbhag-20--aur-b//answers/17298209

Jaijaisriram
Q. As per national family health survey(NFHS-2) the 5 major reasons for violence against women in a marriage:1) Alcohol 2) Economics 3) Extra marital 4) Personality disorder 5) In lawsWhat do you make of it? comment
Jaijaisriram:  A. this is according to national survey. but have you experienced any five of these personally. i have been married for 35 years and no such thing has happend in my faimily. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-national-family-health-surveynfhs-2-the-5-major-reaso/17298053/answers/16657853

Josna
Q. As per survey conducted by the national family health( NFHS-2), 68% of married woman need the permission of their husbands/in laws to go to market, 76% to visit relatives and friends, 40% to spend any money and 20% are subjected to domestic violence. The last may be much higher as it is believed many surveyed women lie in this regard. What is your opinion about this facts?
Josna:  A. In the US, it is no different, for Single Mom's 2 b subject to Domestic Violence. I mean, I dunno abour the permissions thing personally, I...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-survey-conducted-by-the-national-family-health-nfhs-2/16657725/answers/16657765

Josna
Q. Violence against woman present in a marriage,1) Both uneducated ........................... 48%2)Husband educated than wife......... 36%3)Wife educated than husband......... 32%4) Both educated................................ 23%As per the national family health survey (NFHS-2). comment
Josna:  A. Violence towards women in marriage is present in all societies irrespevtive of nations. In India this maybe more due to the following reasons for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/violence-against-woman-present-in-a-marriage1-both-uneducate/16657742/answers/16657816

Josna
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 ?
Josna:  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/16657714/answers/16423631

  Web results for National Family Health Surveys
Flaws in policy

The 70th report on the "Situation of Agricultural Households in India", released by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) on Saturday,... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Features-284374-Featuresdet-Flaws_in_policy.htm
Mother's depression when kids are young linked to risky teen behaviors

2:58am IST (Reuters Health) - Having a depressed mother during elementary or middle school raises the likelihood a child will engage in risky... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/22/us-maternal-depression-teen-behavior-idINKBN0K01VO20141222?feedType=RSS&feedName=health
Flaws in policy

Farmers still struggling for access to govt schemes Business Standard Editorial Comment | New Delhi December 22, 2014 Last Updated at 21:40 IST The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/flaws-in-policy-114122201066_1.html
Diet Doc Announces the Difference Between Fad Diets and Real Weight Loss Programs to Help Dieters Make the Best Choice

PRWeb 2014-12-22 Diet Doc has taken dieting to new levels with weight loss programs that, unlike fad diets, include customized meal plans,... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=343140
Economy Round Up December 15 to 19, 2014

News Top News Top Story India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 22, 2014 12:54 IST US Federal Reserve played a perfect host to the... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/economy-round-up--december-15-to-19-2014-114122200147_1.html

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