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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......

Why we must support the Food Security Bill

Only three percent of Indians pay income tax; our tax-GDP ratio is among the lowest in the world. This must change. Our elites must realise that India’s poverty has damaging consequences for......

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......

Ex-PlanCom member also doubts poverty figure

Former member of the Planning Commission, Bhalchandra Mungekar has told Business Standard that while poverty being reduced between 2004-05 and 2011-12 was a fact, the minimum estimates used......

Indian pharma cos shifting R&D to SE Asian countries

Indian pharma companies are shifting research and development operations and clinical trials to South-East Asian countries due to transparent regulations and sops offered by these nations, a survey......

BPL census to assess poverty better: Plan panel

The below poverty line census, which is expected to put the issue of poverty in perspective, will be a scientific exercise of counting the poor, the Planning Commission believes.Embarrassed by the......

  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
Pioneering new National Facial Oral and Oculoplastic Research Centre (NFORC) Combined media launch and public information event Wednesday 26th Nov

Pressat 2014-11-24 Monday 24 November, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - London 21st November 2014 Media Enquiries: Prof Iain Hutchison 07889 473916;... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPressat.php?storyid=3419
Epilepsy Seizures Drop 50% in Cannabidiol Study

GlobeNewswire 2014-11-24 Lexaria Develops Proprietary Cannabidiol Technology VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=51713
Why the Tata Memorial incident should be a wake-up call for other hospitals, pharma companies and regulators

'A stitch in time saves nine' is a befitting phrase in the case of India's most reputed cancer speciality healthcare service provider, the Tata... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-why-the-tata-memorial-incident-should-be-a-wake-up-call-for-other-hospitals-pharma-companies-and-regulators-2038126
Why are the words 'mongol', 'mongoloid' and 'mongy' still bandied about as insults?

When Uuganaa Ramsay gave birth to her second son in a Scottish hospital four years ago, she was told that there was something not quite right.... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/world/uk/Why-are-the-words-mongol-mongoloid-and-mongy-still-bandied-about-as-insults/articleshow/45256632.cms
Enjoy sex at every age

Genevieve Field Get social A sparkling sex life is something we'd all like to have, regardless of age. When sex is less than... ...

http://wonderwoman.intoday.in/story/enjoy-sex-at-every-age/1/98799.html

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