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Sonia goes abroad for check up


September 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a routine health check up, a party leader said here Saturday.Gandhi is likely to return in ... Read more...

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‘Over 50 percent Anganwadi facilities minus toilets’


August 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Over fifty percent Anganwadi centres providing basic child development services across the country exist without toilets, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday."There were 13,17,008 Anganwadi ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government assures safe pilgrimage in Uttrakhand


June 4th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The central government has held out the promise to make safe, hassle-free and environment friendly the 280-km Nanda Devi pilgrimage in Uttrakhand, held once ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gains and losses from Budget 2012-13


March 16th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Here is what you gain and what you lose on account of the budget proposals presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday:Gains:- Minimum exemption limit for income tax raised to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi Metro opens winter home for elderly


November 21st, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has opened an Old Age Winter Home in south Delhi to save homeless male senior citizens from the winter chill, a Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Free health screening for school children Nov 14


October 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Free medical treatment and health check-ups will be conducted by the Delhi government for nearly 14 lakh school children under a scheme that is ... Read more...

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School comes to them in big yellow bus (Feature)


September 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With a book in hand and an eye on the clock, Sumit, 13, knows he isn't prepared for his test. But at exactly 3 p.m., ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Recipe for enjoying a later life


August 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Most of us know that the secret of long life lies in our genes. However not many believe to live a happy old life we require ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Health check-ups, legal aid pffered for women in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Offering free health check-ups and legal counselling on issues related to domestic violence, divorce and dowry harassment, NGOs and the Delhi government organised a ... Read more...

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Elderly show way to recovery after surgeries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Retired professor J.R. Verma, 91, underwent a second knee replacement surgery four months ago. But the only signs of old age this Delhiite carries are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haryana introduces mother-new born tracking software


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Haryana health department has developed a 'Mother and Child Tracking' software to curb the menace of female foeticide and ensure timely health check-ups of mothers ... Read more...

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Mental health check-up not to be compulsory in China


June 14th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Mental health examination of Chinese people would not be compulsory and could be done at the discretion of the patient's guardians, says a new draft mental ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China mulls new mental health law


June 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China is mulling over a law that gives people the freedom to decide if they need a mental health check instead of compulsory tests for mental ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

2G scam: Morani exempted from appearance third time


May 12th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday for the third time allowed Cineyug Film's Karim Morani, an accused in the second generation ... Read more...

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Pragya Thakur alleges Sonia, Digvijay, Pawar behind Malegaon blasts


April 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, facing trial in the 2006 Malegaon blast and 2007 Sunil Joshi murder, Monday refuted her involvement and alleged that Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Ultra low calorie diet advert banned from TV for misleading viewers


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): An advertisement that allegedly led viewers to believe that the key to lose weight was through a diet involving a calorie intake of around a quarter of normal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Free health scheme planned for Delhi government schools


March 26th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Starting April 1, the Delhi government will launch a free health care scheme in 4,000 primary, middle and senior secondary schools, a statement said here ... Read more...

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Pregnant women in China to be tested for HIV, syphilis and Hepatitis B


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Pregnant women across China will receive free screenings for HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis B, and if they test positive, they will be treated at hospitals to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP demands beneficiaries’ check up over pulses scam


February 10th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday moved the state human rights panel in Orissa seeking health check up of all the children and women who consumed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ex-RAW official disrobes in court, sent for mental check-up (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) woman official, who had attempted suicide in front of the prime minister's office two years back, Thursday stumped the Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi’s homeless will be protected from cold: Walia


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) As north India continues to battle cold winds, the Delhi government Monday said it was making all necessary arrangements to shield the homeless in the various night ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orissa villagers want village crèches to be more responsive to their needs


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBolangir (Orissa), Dec.2 (ANI): Scores of villagers accompanied by their malnourished children expressed their problems at the public hearing organised by the district social welfare office in Orissa's Bolangir District ... Read more...

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Maoists release Chhattisgarh cops, keep weapons (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Two Chhattisgarh policemen, abducted by Maoists Nov 8, have been safely released, police said Saturday. The rebels, however, kept the two policemen's weapons and ammunition."Maoists have released both ... Read more...

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Two abducted Chhattisgarh cops released


November 20th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Two Chhattisgarh policemen, abducted by Maoists Nov 8, have been safely released, police said Saturday. The rebels, however, kept the two cops' weapons and ammunition."Maoists have released ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy use may increase or decrease dementia risk


November 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Kaiser Permanente researchers have indicated that compared to women never on hormone therapy, those taking hormone therapy only at midlife had a 26 percent decreased risk of dementia; ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise, healthy diet can combat diabetes: Experts (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the largest number of diabetes patients in the world, India needs to promote a healthier lifestyle among its citizens if it has any chance of battling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government to launch diabetes check for slum population


November 12th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Free health check up camps for diabetes and blood pressure will be set up in the slum areas of the capital by the Delhi government and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Oz women high on weight and work, but low on sex: Survey


October 12th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): Women in Australia are overweight, overworked and when it comes to leisure time they report just 30 minutes a day, according to a new poll.'Australia's Biggest Health Check' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sydney women are the most stressed in Australia: Study


October 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women in New South Wales are the most stressed as well as the heaviest drinkers in the country.Australia's Biggest Health Check, conducted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regular health check-ups will reduce absenteeism: Assocham


September 28th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 28 (IANS) Employees undergoing regular medical check-ups can reduce the absenteeism rate by two-three percent and thus add to the increase in the national income, says a study released ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shahrukh Khan Dispels Weight Loss Rumors


September 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shahrukh Khan and his wife Gauri have been in Delhi for a few days now and on September 19 he dropped by Gurgaon. On the first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dirty Dancing’ star Jennifer Grey escapes cancer


September 6th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Jennifer Grey, the star of 'Dirty Dancing', said that a pre-show health check could have saved her life from cancer.Grey consulted a doctor to confirm that she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, a toilet to give instant health check!


August 27th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): An 'Intelligence Toilet' that provides instant health check up has been developed in Japan.Every time a user answer a call of nature, this high-tech loo analyses their urine, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orissa village on high alert after Dengue case detected


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBalishali Village (Orissa), Aug.2 (ANI): The tribal dominated Balisahi village of Orissa has been put on high alert since a Dengue case was detected here last week.Twenty two-year-old Pramila ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

39 children in China found to have lead poisoning


July 24th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Thirty-nine children were hospitalised in China after they were found to have excessive lead levels in their blood, authorities said Friday. A two-week health check period in southwest China' ... Read more...

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