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Government to issue electronic health cards for Indian citizens visiting Wellness centres

All Indian citizens visiting Health and Wellness centres will be issued electronic health cards with unique identification numbers that will store information such medical history.

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Offer fee waivers to attract foreign students: Centre to educational institutions

Centre is set to launch a mega 'Study in India ' programme aimed at tapping students from mainly 30 ASEAN, SAARC, African and West Asian countries.

16 Apr 2018

Doctor couple from Hyderabad has made ‘saving the womb’ a mission

Several days a week, Dr S V Kameshwari, a gynaecologist in Hyderabad, along with husband Dr Surya Prakash Vinjamuri, heads to villages in Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri district in Telangana to

15 Apr 2018

Kathua rape and murder: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi calls for death penalty in child rape cases, says will amend POCSO act

Maneka Gandhi has declared that the Women and Child Development ministry intends to amend the POCSO Act, making provision for death penalty in child rape cases.

13 Apr 2018

Few takers for government's flagship PM Research fellowship at IITs, IISc

Official figures available with the human resource development ministry show that only 678 students have applied with their projects against 1000 fellowships on offer.

11 Apr 2018

An organised crime syndicate seems to be working against us: CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal

A 1988-batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, Karwal, has been at the centre of a massive controversy that broke out following reports of class X and XII board paper leaks.

11 Apr 2018

Doctors, women's right activists oppose Centre's proposal to dilute law against fetal sex determination

The Union ministry of health and family welfare has agreed to make certain changes in the Pre Conception-Pre Natal Sex Determination act.

10 Apr 2018

Health Ministry bans over-the-counter sale of 14 steroid creams

The move come after dermatologists complained that pharmaceutical companies were selling steroid- based creams and ointments to patients who use them without medical guidance.

08 Apr 2018

Misplaced goverment priorities ail health centres

Several state surveys show that less than 25 per cent sub-centres are able to deliver at full capacity  

08 Apr 2018

No re-examination for CBSE Class 10 maths paper: HRD ministry

Keeping in mind the paramount interest of students, the Board has taken the decision to not hold the re-examination of Class X Maths paper even in Delhi NCR and Haryana, the board clarified.

04 Apr 2018

Scientists sound alert on benign Zika virus hiding in India

India’s Zika is genetically distinct from two other pathogenic global strains, African and Asian, as it is unable to efficiently infect mosquitoes.

01 Apr 2018

CBSE question paper leak: Centre blinks, puts Maths paper re-exam on hold

Fresh Class X examination, if any, only in Haryana, Delhi; Class XII Eco retest across India on April 25

31 Mar 2018

CBSE leakgate: Two other Class 12 papers could have been leaked too, say officials

Top functionaries of the HRD ministry and the Board yesterday conceded that question papers of Class XII Biology and Accountancy could have been leaked as well.

30 Mar 2018

Gurugram private hospital, indicted of overbilling, refunds Rs 16 lakh to Rajasthan man at Union Health Minister J P Nadda's intervention

Gopendra Singh Parmar, whose son Sourya Pratap, had been under treatment at Medanta in Gurugram, however, had to take back an FIR he had lodged against the hospital, in lieu of the refund.

29 Mar 2018

Doctors threaten indefinite strike from April 2 if government doesn't amend National Medical Commission Bill

The Indian Medical Association has also rejected a recent parliamentary standing committee report on the bill, that seeks to replace the apex medical regulator Medical Council of India with a new body

26 Mar 2018