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Concerned with citizens’ health, not of politics: Minister

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Monday dodged questions here related to an ongoing political impasse triggered by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ailment, claiming that he was responsible for the “health of citizens and not the health of politics”. Asked to

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

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

Nipah Virus The New Menace in Kerala

World Health Organisation describes Nipah Virus as a newsly emerging infectious disease which leads to severe illness in animals and humans. The virus is also called NiV infection and is often deadly. It has engulfed several people in Kerala’s Kozhikode district with panic spreading fast

To Know about Bipolar Disorder

About bipolar disorder, Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a diagnostic category describing a class of mood disorders where the person experiences states or episodes of depression and/or mania, hypomania, and/or mixed states.The elevated mood is significant and is known as mania or