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Remuneration of rural health workers hiked

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced hiking remuneration for rural health workers with effect from October. The announcement was made during Modi’s interaction with Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) and anganwadi workers from across the nation via a live video

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Health LIVE Updates

Karuna Shukla, the niece of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will leave from Raipur for Delhi at 11am and head straight to AIIMS where the former PM is critical and on life support. Among the leaders present at the Delhi hospital right now are Union ministers Rajnath

Aadhaar not must for Ayushman Bharat

The government clarified on Thursday that Aadhaar card was not mandatory for taking benefits under Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission. Nobody would be denied health facilities for not having an Aadhaar number. A Health Ministry release said that ABNHPM guidelines on beneficiary identification

Fruit bats identified as source of Nipah virus spread

Fruit bats were the source of Nipah virus which created havoc in Kerala’s Kozhikode in May according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday. Kerala Health Secretary Rajiv Sadanandan said that tests of the first batch of 21 bats

Jammu and Kashmir gears up to meet any eventuality due to floods

Timely action by the authorities on Saturday saved south Kashmir’s Pampore town from being inundated as the flood situation continued to remain grim in the Kashmir Valley. Police, roads and buildings department and the border roads organisation personnel plugged a breach in the embankment of

How meditation can reduce body inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s first line of defense. Anytime we have disease or injury, body heals it by producing inflammation. Increase in blood flow and white cells at the injury site produces redness, swelling, heat and pain. Inflammation is therefore like a fire burning inside

Yoga one of most powerful unifying forces: PM Modi

PM Modi on International Yoga day has said that yoga has the power to unite individuals, society, country and the world at large, and has emerged as a major unifying force globally. “Yoga has become one of the most powerful unifying forces in the world.

Motorcyclist on a multi-nation anti-plastic mission

With India estimated to generate 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste every day, media professional Abhimanyu Chakrovorthy, 31, has set off on a 10,000 km crowdfunded motorcycle expedition through India and five neighbouring Southeast Asian countries to spread awareness of its pernicious effects and to encourage

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