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Aadhaar linking unearths yet another scam

A major scam in the Centres national nutrition programme has been detected. A whopping one crore "bogus beneficiaries" of the supplementary nutrition under the Center-sponsored scheme has been found out by the Women and Child Development Ministry. It is ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

In Budget, Jaitley announces world's largest health protection plan

The National Health Protection Scheme -- announced by the finance minister -- is aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2018 BUDGET The Centre on Thursday announced the world’s largest government funded health care programme, aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. The National Health ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

IIT's first food testing lab unveiled in Kharagpur

[West Bengal], January 10 (ANI): The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) has established its first food testing lab at its Kharagpur campus. The agricultural and food engineering department's Analytical Food Testing Laboratory received the National ...
 Sify2 months ago

5 ways NITI Aayog is using AI to change India

'AI will be bigger than the advent of the Internet or the harnessing of electricity.''India must embrace it with all its might,' says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Three factors have combined to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) into widespread application across the global economy -- availability of massively parallel computational resources; development of better algorithms to coordinate the activity of computers engaged in AI; and the availability of ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

State's 1st breast milk bank in a govt hospital yet to take shape

More than sixth months after funds were allocated for setting up a breast milk bank in Vani Vilas Hospital, the first-of-its-kind facility in a state-run institution is yet to take shape. Rs 36 lakh was released under the National Health Mission to the ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

India's battle with anorexia and bulimia

Eating disorders are on the rise in India.Veer Arjun Singh reports. Actor Jacqueline Fernandez has spoken about how she used to "punish myself by not eating at all" and binge-eating and purging, and how she continues to fight that battle.Photograph: Daniel Bauer Makeup And Hair/Instagram.   Akshita Singal was 18 and weighed just 35 kg when she was brought in for a medical checkup. A team of doctors -- a psychiatrist, a gastroenterologist, a nutritionist and her family physician -- ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

UP govt develops medicines with cow urine for liver, immunity

After its proposal to make floor cleaners using cow urine, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give a push to the use of cow urine in preparing medicines. "The Ayurveda department has prepared eight medicines using gau mutra (cow urine) which can prove to be useful in case of liver ailments, joint pain and immunity deficiency," the department’s director Dr RR Chaudhary said.   "The department, which has two pharmacies (in Lucknow and Pilibhit) along with other private ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

FarmERS: The Farmer Emergency Response System

The recent budget has included many steps for the benefit of farmers and rural communities which may alleviate some of the distress in rural India. But much more remains to be done. The cost of cultivation has to be reduced by promoting non-chemical inputs ...
 DNA1 month ago

Union Budget 2018: Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech

On Thursday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the last full budget of the Modi government. Arun Jaitley, who arrived in the Lok Sabha to present the general budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, was the center of attraction between journalists and ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Agroforestry boosts rice and biodiversity in India

For the tough, weather-beaten farmers in the rural heartland of West Bengal, agroforestry is an age-old tradition that even finds mention in their folklore. In the remote village of Bhattadighi, a group of women farmers observes a unique ritual, known as ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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