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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......

Preventing a leading killer: Drowning

According to the World Health Organization's Global Report on Drowning 2014, drowning is a serious and neglected public health threat claiming the lives of 3,72,000 people a year......

Indian Diaspora faces health crisis

The Indian Diaspora is facing a health crisis says Sangeeta Ahuja, who has been appointed chair of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin's health council.Pointing out that the Indian......

Delhi, the No-No capital

Delhi is a year-round health hazard that visitors shun like the plague, says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: India Gate, obscured by Delhi's smog. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo   A frequent......

'It was impressive. I did not expect this from Rahul Gandhi'

Rahul would know that fealty can be a fickle thing, and that if the Congress bucks the trend and actually wins the next national election, selfies with him would find their way from phones to......

SC tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

The rules make India's health warnings on tobacco products the world's most stringent, along with Thailand Supreme Court, on Wednesday, told tobacco companies thatthey must adhere to a new rule......

Paharpur Business Centre: Inside the 'healthiest' building in Delhi

In a city with the worst air quality globally, Kamal Meattle has built a building that is among the purest in the world, finds c. Image: The six-storey building, which is spread across 50,000......

US wins WTO poultry case against India

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that India broke international trade rules by blocking U.S. poultry and egg imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, confirming a win......

World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

Established in 2000, the foundation distributed $3.6 billion in grants in 2013, in particular for global health and development, and had $42.3 billion in assets as of late 2014. Image: A woman......

The happiest countries in the world

There is more to a country than the cold GDP numbers and economic statistics. And to understand well-being of a nation, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has come up......

India's Rio Olympics-bound sportspersons dope-free: NADA

IMAGE: Participants at the World Anti-Doping Agency Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne, March 24, 2015. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters National Anti-Doping Agency Director......

Indian fitness expert on world body

Rajesh Desai, a 31-year-old health and fitness consultant who spent his early days in a transit camp, has been appointed on the committee of the World Association for Nutritional Professionals in......

Former Barca defender accused of links with Mexican drug lord

US sanctions former Mexico captain Rafael Marquez for alleged drug ties 'I deny categorically any type of relation with this organization'   IMAGE: Former Mexico captain Rafael Marquez who......

Swiss-based trade union to inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup sites

A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state. The Geneva-based......

Torch begins final race to stadium from beneath Rio's Christ

IMAGE: Former Brazilian volleyball player Isabel Barroso holds the Olympic torch next to Christ the Redeemer statue watched by Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes (L) and archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta in Rio......
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HIV/AIDS cases increase in Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) HIV/AIDS infection cases are on the rise in Pakistan, according to new data. An estimated 133,000 people in Pakistan were... ...

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U.S. House committee 'may reconsider' WHO cancer agency funds

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington's funding of the World Health Organization's cancer... ...

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Include pollution when assessing when to play a cricket match, IMA tells BCCI

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday to include atmospheric pollution while... ...

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Malappuram: The Women's Commission on Wednesday registered a suo motu case against those who spread indecent propaganda on girl students who... ...

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Sensex Trades in Red; Metal Stocks Lead Losses

Posted by Equitymaster After opening the day flat,� share markets in India �witnessed choppy trades and are presently trading below the dotted... ...

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