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CGHS clinics now open to all senior citizens in Delhi

Sep 01, 2014 11:45 AM The clinics will be thrown open to all citizens above 65 years of age, signaling an end to the exclusivity of the Central Government Health Services.
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New health policy to cater to young Indian women: govt

Aug 29, 2014 12:53 PM The new national health policy would address reproductive health, anaemia and numerous other non-communicable diseases.
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Indian Premier launches Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Aug 29, 2014 11:55 AM The ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ will help in ending financial untouchability, said Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister.
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India: Government set to repeal obsolete laws

Aug 28, 2014 05:50 PM A report of an earlier committee, gathering dust for 10 years, has been given a fresh lease of life.

Disease threat looms over flood affected Nepal

Aug 28, 2014 11:14 AM Health officials in the country are now worried about the threat of waterborne diseases as sewage mixes with flood waters.
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India needs to hike public spending on health: official

Aug 28, 2014 11:00 AM A minimum of 2.5% of India’s GDP is required to be spent on health for providing a reasonable package of healthcare services.
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Biofuel initiatives should enhance food security: ICRISAT

Aug 28, 2014 09:00 AM Experts have urged for policy and strategy convergence for food security and biofuel development.
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Tourism industry urged to practice sustainability

Aug 28, 2014 08:00 AM Tourism can be a threat to communities when it is not carefully planned, said David Scowsill, CEO, WTTC.

India, Sri Lanka discuss joint strategy to curb narcotics

Aug 27, 2014 06:58 PM This is for the first time that the anti-narcotics sleuths of both the countries have come together to tackle the narcotics menace.
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Govt to pump extra money for toilets in rural India: Minister

Aug 27, 2014 03:37 PM The minister also added that construction of toilets in rural areas will be delinked from MGNREGA.
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UN launches 500 days of action to reach the MDGs

Aug 27, 2014 12:41 PM The eight MDGs, agreed by world leaders at the UN summit in 2000, are described as a 15-year roadmap for development across the world.
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Indian govt to launch MIS based Tiger tracking system

Aug 27, 2014 11:34 AM MIS based tracking would strengthen the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and help in controlling wildlife crimes in tiger reserves.
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Kids at ‘extreme risk’ during floods in India, warns an NGO

Aug 26, 2014 01:45 PM Across all the flood-affected states, the floods have had a major impact on livelihoods.

Govt keen to see ICT reach rise to 75%: Rajapaksa

Aug 26, 2014 01:07 PM The Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was speaking during a National Information Technology Conference (NITC)-2014.

'Swachh Bharat' to be executed in mission mode: minister

Aug 26, 2014 11:24 AM Even after 67 years of Independence, 60 percent people in India defecate in open.
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Modi bets big on digital power for transforming India

Aug 25, 2014 05:10 PM Digital India Programme aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledDigital India Programme aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy by leveraging IT as a growth economy by leveraging IT as a growth engine.

Bangladesh moving fast towards development: Minister

Aug 25, 2014 03:31 PM The minister also said that Bangladesh is now surplus in food and hopes to export 40 lakh tonnes of rice soon.
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India: Irom’s re-arrest is a farcical exercise, says court

Aug 25, 2014 01:25 PM "I feel gratitude for all the support, but my gratitude cannot be complete until AFSPA is repealed,"Irom Sharmila.

Indian states urged to work for empowering the disabled

Aug 25, 2014 01:05 PM As per the data available, a number of States are yet to provide all the eligible persons with disabilities with disability certificates.
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Indian Prez urges for promoting research atomosphere

Aug 25, 2014 11:45 AM Mere expansion of physical infrastructure in educational sector alone cannot bring about proper improvement, said Pranab Mukherjee, the Indian President.
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