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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......

50 years later: The City of Dawn thrives

Auroville just turned 50.Aurovilians who grew up in the experimental city speak of how their childhood was marked by a sense of openness and possibility.Nikita Puri reports from the City of Dawn.......

French farmer finds happiness in life without machines

We have our smartphones, our computers, and what not to ensure we live a comfortable and easy life. But what if one day all the machines in our lives were taken away? Would we survive? Would we......

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......

'Your work speaks even after you are dead'

'We are not in the crore game, at least not me.''So when I do a film, I do it purely on its merit, where I think we will go ahead and make a fantastic film.' IMAGE: Manoj Bajpayee in Aiyaary. Manoj......

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......

Sports Shorts: BFC knock Kerala Blasters out of ISL

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday IMAGE: Bengaluru FC post 2-0 win. Photograph: ISL Media Bengaluru FC knocked Kerala Blasters out of the ongoing Indian......

What Tendulkar said in his first Parliament speech...

Sportspersons who won the gold, silver and bronze medals for India, do we appreciate them enough?" asked the iconic India batsman in his maiden Rajya Sabha speech on Facebook Live after he was......

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......
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Global Markets Remain Mixed

Posted by Equitymaster Sentiments in the global financial markets remained mixed even as persistent worries about a global trade war, particularly... ...
New research finds bottled water contaminated with microplastic particle

Do you know that by drinking water from the plastic bottle we might ingest microplastic particles? Plastics pollution has always been a concern and... ...
The City of Dawn thrives

Auroville just turned 50.Aurovilians who grew up in the experimental city speak of how their childhood was marked by a sense of openness and... ...
Meditate, sleep like a baby!

To commemorate World Sleep Day, Catchnews speaks with Kamlesh D Patel, the Global Guide of Heartfulness Meditation who explains in detail the vital... ...
Indian SMEs Top In Ransomware Attacks – 67% Attacked Once, 38% Attacked Twice!

US-based endpoint and network security behemoth, Sophos, has just released a very interesting report on the stare of cyber security of SMEs all... ...

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