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The Doctor Who Brought Hope To Thousands Of Women

Dr Mahendra N Parikh changed the field of medicine in India, opening its scope to include thousands of women by bringing their health issues at the forefront. IMAGE: Dr Mahendra N Parikh with his......

Many now have immunity against Covid but...: Experts

While a large number of people now have immunity against coronavirus due to previous infections or vaccination, a guarded approach is needed in terms of implementing restrictive measures to avoid a......

Why is NCDC not in the centre of managing the Covid-19 crisis?

'We have the technical expertise, and international collaborations. We also have robust real-time data. We are a university of pandemic management. If the ministry neglects the role of NCDC, it is......

Zika adds to Kerala woes as it struggles with rising Covid cases

Rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala, coupled with the recent outbreak of the Zika virus, is causing concern to the health authorities here as the southern state battles to bring down the......

Kids unlikely to get disproportionately hit by 3rd wave: Study

The SARS-CoV-2 sero-positivity rate among children is high and comparable to the adult population and hence, it is unlikely that any future third wave of the prevailing COVID-19 variant would......

Covid: 'If IT staffer doesn't recover in 2 weeks...'

'... Companies are threatening to terminate them or putting them on unpaid leave.' Kindly note the image has only been published for representational purposes. All industries are going through......

Low profile, yet outspoken, Trai's Vaghela knows how to take tough calls

Vagela could not have reached this position if Narendra Modi, who’d known him from his chief minister days, had not backed the choice. If there were awards for popularity, it is unlikely P D......

With Rs 62,398 crore, health budget sees a 19% rise

The budgetary allocation of Rs 6,400 crore was earmarked for the centre's flagship health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY). The health outlay this......

Meet Ajit Pai, the man at the center of the US net neutrality debate

The chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a......

Why replacing branded drugs with generics won't be easy

Mandatory prescription of generic names is not a complete solution. Rather, in the absence of a range of approaches, it could mean passing the choice of selecting a drug from a doctor to a......

Tiger Woods will not face charges in car crash

‘This remains an accident and an accident is not a crime. They do happen, unfortunately.’ IMAGE: The damaged car of Tiger Woods is towed away after he was involved in a car crash, near......

Sports Shorts: US team doctor Nassar pleads guilty to sexual conduct

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to additional counts of......

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