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Crores of Indian children got deworming treatment today in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian capital, hundreds of children...
57-year-old farmer Sarju Devi had committed suicide by jumping in front of a train next to her land. She thought the outstanding loans would die with her, but carried on and have multiplied since in interests.
At the government primary school of Bhadrona in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, the school bell is a cruel reminder for children that no lunch will be served.
The AAP government in Delhi is planning to boost spending on health, education and road infrastructure in the capital.
Both classes of painkillers covered in the study are widely prescribed, used and available as over-the-counter drugs in India.
The Centre and the Haryana government spent almost Rs 12 crore on the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save Daughters, Educate Daughters)' campaign in the state since it was launched at Panipat in January last year by Prime Minister Narendra...
Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which there is a deficiency of the Oxygen carrier haemoglobin in the blood - under a programme...
Kerala's first clinical skill lab, equipped with simulators to provide state-of-the art training for doctors and paramedics specialising in treatment and care of pregnant women and new born babies, will start functioning in Thiruvananthapuram soon. The state has one of the...
Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest countries may live for three years longer than those born into larger families, a new study has claimed. Researchers showed that while family planning programmes have sometimes been pitched as ways...
For the first time in a decade, there are more than 900 girls per 1000 boys in Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced, setting a target of 950 in the next six months. "The sex ratio at birth...

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