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Tata Trusts and People For Animals To Launch State-Of-Art Veterinary Hospital

Tata Trusts, the philanthropic arm of the Tata group in partnership with People For Animals, announced their collaboration to build a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty veterinary hospital and emergency clinic that will serve the needs of all domestic and farm animals at accessible and affordable rates. Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Founder,...

This World TB Day, Additional Diagnosis Infrastructure in Gurgaon

The Gurgaon state government’s efforts to move towards a ‘TB free India’ got a shot in the arm with the installation of Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (CB-NAAT) machine, ahead of World TB Day at Wazirabad Primary Health Centre today. DLF Foundation has collaborated with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The...

Private Companies Can Choose Swachh Bharat Projects Online Now

Now companies can go Swachh Bharat shopping. Looking at increasing the participation of the private sector in its flagship programmes, the Narendra Modi government is opening a marketplace to put up all the cleanliness projects it wants help with. The Ministry of Urban Development is roping in industry groupings including Confederation of Indian Industry, FICCI...

महिला दिवस पर कहाँ खो गई है हमारी देहाती महिलाये

पालघर की स्वछतादूत बनी आदिवासी सुशीला मुम्बई से सटा पालघर यह आदिवासी जिला है। सालो संघर्ष के बाद उसको ठाणे जिले से अलग कर दिया गया ताकियहाँ रहनेवाले आदिवासियोंके जिंदगी में कुछ बुनियादी बदलाव आ सके। यह कहानी है सुशीला हनुमंत खुरकटे की जो जवार तहसिल के नांदगाव की रहनेवाली है।आठ मार्च को महिलादिवस के अवसर...

Leprosy, A Legitimate Ground For Divorce: Former Law Commission Chairman

India has about 10 million leprosy affected people, who need daily care and support but do not receive them. The laws too render these citizens helpless. In a bid to shed light upon the social stigma associated with the disease and to spread awareness around it, NDTV Prime, in association with The Leprosy Mission Trust India and Novartis, the global...

Tobacco Use in India – A Growing Health And Economic Problem

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India today revealed the findings of a study to evaluate the implementation of the ‘Film Rule’, under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The study finds that these messages, when properly implemented, are effective in countering imagery of tobacco with warnings about tobacco’s...

One In Every Three School Children Fail BMI Test: Study

Every third child in India has an unhealthy BMI and only those schools that have more than three sessions of physical education have fitter children, a study has revealed. The nationwide seventh Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 has revealed that the fitness and BMI levels of school children in India - regardless of...

82% Dawoodi Bohra Women Unlikely To Let Their Daughters Undergo FGC: Survey

Illustrating an evident silver lining, 81% Dawoodi Bohra women have said that they want to end the practice of female genital cutting (FGC). A first-of-its-kind survey released by Sahiyo, a not-for-profit organisation, came up with many such facts on the occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation that falls on February...

Support The Cancer Free Way

As the month of February draws in, an important day has been marked down on the calendar- World Cancer Day. The day is observed annually on February 4. This year, the theme is “We can. I can.” It is a part of a three-year campaign (2016-2018), to explore how everyone, as a collective or as individuals,...

The ABCD Quiz To Sanitation

A district level quiz competition was organised primarily aiming to curb one of the grave concerns faced by our country – open defecation. Project ABCD (A Behavioral Change Demonstration), which is on the lines of the Swachha Bharat campaign is reaching out to 164 schools in 120 villages in Magadi, Kanakapura and Ramanagara to create awareness and train...

The Beauty of Going Beyond Deformity

Do not be surprised if you happen to see a polio-affected person holding up his crutches and directing the traffic at Chinchpokli junction, Mumbai. Polio-affected Vinod Chavan has his happy hours when he helps people. A resident of Vadala area in Mumbai, Chavan was merely seven months old when he was detected with polio and...

CSR – Need For Its Tactical Deployment

As CSR provisions in the new companies Act are put to implementation on ground, debate on where and how CSR money should be spent seems to be gathering momentum. When the CSR provisions in the new act were conceived, it was estimated that quantum of CSR money would stand close to Rs 20,000 crores...
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