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» 2018-08-07

Construction on Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy near Bhubaneswar in Orissa has been stuck for several years due to opposition from villagers surrounding the project, the AYUSH ministry said […]

» 2018-08-06

A total of 1,104 people have died during clinical trials of various drugs and procedures in India in the last three years, according to the ministry of health and family […]

» 2018-03-08

Southern railway zones, especially Southern Railway, are far behind their northern and western counterparts in fining those who litter the station premises, data from the Indian Railways showed. According to […]

» 2018-02-09

The percentage of Indians who have access to toilets has jumped to 77.52% from 38.7% in October 2014, the ministry of drinking water and sanitation said. The jump is largely […]

» 2018-02-08

The government  of India is exploring ways to ban the advertising of junk foods and soft drinks on television channels targeted at children, junior minister for information and technology Rajyavardhan […]

» 2017-08-31

The solar energy revolution may be all about saving the environment, but for the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, it’s impact is more immediate, and life-saving. According to a first-of-its-kind study […]

» 2017-08-08

About 10.6% of adults in India suffer from some sort of mental disorder, including substance abuse problems, a study by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences or NIMHANS […]

» 2017-08-05

The number of people getting infected with measles, a deadly disease that causes a red rash and is spread through the air, has shown a steady increase in four adjoining […]

» 2017-06-30

Zydus Cadila said it received the final approval from the US FDA to market obesity drug Phentermine Hydrochloride. The drug will be marketed in the form of orally disintegrating tablets […]

» 2017-03-29

The Department of Atomic Energy today said that India is the first country in the world where the waste produced by nuclear power plants is being used for civilian applications. […]

» 2017-03-28

Over one-fifth of all food samples tested in India’s government labs in the last year were found to be fake or adulterated, according to numbers compiled from various state government food […]

» 2017-03-24

Minister of health and family welfare Anupriya Patel said Lopinavir syrup, the life-saving drug given to infants and toddlers with HIV has been restocked by the National Aids Control Organization. […]

» 2017-03-10

The number of cancer cases in India jumped by 4.5% in 2016 to 14.51 lakh, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research or ICMR. The number implies that 1 […]

» 2017-03-09

Air India, India’s national carrier, has grounded 30 women and 4 men among its cabin crew for being overweight, the civil aviation ministry said in reply to a query. The […]

» 2017-01-28

A government doctor in Kerala has come under criticism on social media for taking a Polio vaccination awareness class for women from behind a veil. According to local media reports, nearly 100 women […]

» 2016-09-20

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has launched an online interactive tool to help people know about their food and dietary habits. “What we eat affects our health. But most of […]

» 2016-09-01

Dr. Reddyś laboratories, an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company, said it is introducing new packaging style for its products. Starting with the India market, the new packaging will be rolled-out in […]

» 2016-08-31

Samsung’s fitness devices — Gear Fit2 fitness band and Gear IconX smart headphone — are now available for pre-order on Flipkart. The devices were unveiled in India earlier this month […]

» 2016-08-26

The US Food & Drug Administration issued a warning against casual usage of fluoroquinolone antibiotics, arguably the most widely used broad-spectrum antibiotic in India. USFDA advised that the side effects caused […]

» 2016-08-22

Thomas Cook said it is planning to install pre-fabricated toilets at tourist spots, starting with Ooty. This Pre-fabricated toilet units can be used free of cost and the units will […]