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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......

Why Baichung wants to eject Chamling from office

'Chamling's legacy is toxic.''7 out of 10 teenagers in Sikkim abuse drugs.''The youth are dying and the future looks bleak.' IMAGE: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, India's longest serving......

SHOCKING! TB kills 1,183 Indians daily

'There is little doubt that India's tobacco epidemic is contributing to its TB epidemic,' says Neil W Schluger. Shontish Hansda, 35, suffering from tuberculosis, lies outside his hut in Mirjapur......

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......

Football Briefs: Argentina's Lanzini ruled out of World Cup

IMAGE: Argentina's Manuel Lanzini. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters Argentina midfielder Manuel Lanzini will miss the World Cup after injuring a knee in training. "Manuel Lanzini suffered, 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......
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Have you heard of 'gaming disorder'?

Here's what goes into online gaming! Image used for representational purpose only. Photograph: Michael Kovac/Getty Images. A group of researchers... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/health-have-you-heard-of-gaming-disorder/20180624.htm
Kartik Aaryan, Karan Johar, Kriti Sanon, Varun Dhawan kick off press conference with a lot of hoopla (Inside pics and videos)

One of the biggest award functions of the industry, IIFA 2018, will take over the weekend and Bollywood’s bevy of stars has already reached... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/iifa-2018-kartik-aaryan-karan-johar-kriti-sanon-varun-dhawan-kick-off-press-conference-lot-hoopla-inside-pics-videos/
Strides Shasun gets WHO pre-qualification for its rectal artesunate product

Strides Shasun has received pre-qualification from the World Health Organization (WHO) for its rectal artesunate product for the pre-referral... ...

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/strides-shasun-gets-who-pre-qualification-for-its-rectal-artesunate-product_11038921.html
Various programmes being organized in Arunachal Pradesh

Along with the rest of the world, Arunachal Pradesh is also observing the 4th International Yoga Day today.Various programmes like free yoga... ...

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