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Odisha: After Hyderabad’s Mohan Abhyas, whose father makes samosas for a living, aced in IIT JEE exams, another inspiring IIT success story has come to the fore. This time from Odisha. Bikash Das, son of a farm labourer, has clinched...
United Nations: India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women...
Dindigul, Tamil Nadu: The pots and pans in Anandi Murugesan's home lie empty. A handful of vegetables litter the floor below. Dinner is far from ready. The last meal that 15-year-old Anandi ate was some rice and leftover lentils. More...
Lucknow: Packaged food will be provided to malnourished children in Uttar Pradesh soon, it was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday. Yogi Adityanath directed the officials...
London: Scientists have for the first time identified a mechanism that regulates rhythmic brain waves that play a key role in making our memories permanent. Memories undergo a consolidation process which stabilises and makes them become stronger - a process...
Mumbai: India has doubled the compensation for the death of power loom workers in its textile industry as part of a benefits scheme to weed out problems plaguing the labour-intensive sector. India is one of the largest fabric producers in the world, employing...
Mumbai: As 60-70 per cent of women fall victim to genital Tuberculosis (TB) -- largely a cause of infertility -- doctors have said that every women with menstrual irregularities, reduced bleeding, scanty menses and infections in the cervix are...
New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday virtually halved the number of beneficiaries under its Maternity Benefit Programme (MBP) by restricting the scheme to firstborns instead of 'first two live births' as applicable earlier. PTI had earlier reported that reduced allocation...
The UNICEF-IMA partnership was jointly announced by Dr. A V Jayakrishnan, President of Kerala state IMA and Job Zachariah, Chief of UNICEF of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
London:  As many as one-third of young women with diabetes could be suffering with a type of eating disorder that prompts them to manipulate or omit insulin intake leading to severe complications such as heart disease, nerve damage and amputation...

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