India is nearing its Millennium Development Goals for health parameters like reducing child mortality, improving maternal health and has been able to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS, according to a Health Ministry statement in Lok Sabha today. Minister ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Though India has made tremendous strides in healthcare sector with increased life expectancy, it has a long way to go to reach the global standards, said Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy today. Quoting the World Bank reports in a lecture at BioAsia, he said ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
[India], Jan. 14 (ANI): The United States and India have agreed to cooperate in the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) with a common aim of reducing poverty globally through sustainable economic growth. MCC is a U.S. government agency that provides ...Sify, 1 month ago
Is it because of the failure to deliver serious institutional reform or that, at the end of the day, we are like that only, asks T N Ninan. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his address via video conference, at the seventh centenary celebrations of Jagadguru Sri Madhwacharya, Udupi, in New Delhi on February 5, 2017. Photograph: PTI Photo. This year marks what would have been the close of the 12th five-year Plan (2012-17), had planning not been abolished. These five years represent a ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Various healthcare schemes and awareness programmes undertaken by the present government have resulted in a sharp decline in the maternal and infant mortality ratio in India when compared to global average, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said today. "The ...Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
R A Mashelkar, former director general of CSIR, has been named as the head of an expert committee tasked to identify and recommend sustainable technologies for solid waste, sanitation, sewerage and water supply management aimed to achieving clean India goals.catchnews.com, 1 month ago
How we track our economy influences everything from government spending and taxes to home lending and business investment. In our series The Way We Measure, we're taking a close look at economic indicators to better understand what's going on. Ever since ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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