HEALTH ALL OVER
Ministry, Niti Aayog at odds over regulation of medical devices
Niti Aayog proposed a legislation for medical devices and an independent regulator for the industry. While the health ministry has concerns over such a move. Both drugs and medical devices are at present regulated by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation under the health ministry.
Indian health system improved significantly over last decade: Bill Gates
Bill Gates, philanthropist & Microsoft co-founder during launch func...
Over 200 economists, academicians ask government to release NSSO data, reports
The economists and academicians who issued the statement, incl...
Switching to renewable energy could cut power generation health impact by 80%
Emissions from power generation account for around 40 percent of all energy-related carbon pollution, and demand for energy is predicted to rise globally for years to come.
Unsure about asset allocation? These funds will do the work for you
The funds work well as a core portfolio for investors who do not maintain the discipline of asset allocation, which plays a key role in determining portfolio returns.
Over 2 lakh suggestions on NEP being examined: HRD Minister
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said more than two lakh suggestions received on the proposed New Education Policy (NEP) are being extensively examined.
Siachen: All you should know about the world’s costliest battlefield
Life is tough at the Siachen glacier, spread over a 76 km area, due to sub-zero temperatures that dip below -60 degrees, constant threat of avalanches, crevasses on the glacier, high-speed winds and a range of potentially fatal altitude-related ailments.
India’s malaria crisis has a drone solution
Water-borne diseases appear to be a quintessential problem in the country. A simple solution lies in cleaning large water bodies, which are breeding grounds of mosquitoes. Using AI, IoT and drones, Marut Drones is tackling mosquito menace in a smart way.
A health check of shadow banks points to prolonged trouble
Premium that investors demand to hold NBFC bonds over sovereign notes is persistently high.
Niti prepares roadmap to improve India's health system
The roadmap has been outlined in a book titled New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reforms released on Monday. The book, which is a synthesis of all the discussions and efforts initiated at the national-level workshop held last year, could form the basis of the way forward for the health sector in the upcoming Vision Document of the Aayog in 2020.
Odisha’s maternal health scheme doing better: Survey
The Jaccha-Baccha Survey (JABS), conducted by student volunteers in June 2019, took place in six states—Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. The findings of the survey were released in a report on Monday.
Apple bans all vaping-related apps from Store, cites raising health concerns
Apple has pulled 181 vaping-related apps from the App Store worldwide.
Hospital sources confirm Lata Mangeshkar still in ICU, but doing 'fine'; family waits for doctors to discharge her
The singer was on ventilator till Sunday night.
Shares falter as China-US. row over Hong Kong wrecks trade deal hopes
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.2 per cent to a three-week low.
Dollar rises as US-China relations worsen over Hong Kong and tariffs
After four days of falling, the dollar was up 0.1 per cent against both the euro and a basket of currencies.
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