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New York: Babies whose mothers' suffered from fever in the first trimester of pregnancy may be at risk of developing some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate, a study has shown. The findings showed that fever...
New Delhi: Only 18 per cent of urban children in grade six to 10 in India eat fruits every day, show results of a survey, revealing poor eating habits of a vast majority of children in the country. At 14 per...
India has the highest Tuberculosis burden in the world. Of the 10 million TB cases reported worldwide, over 2 million are from India. Maximum drug-resistant TB patients are also found in India. The government aims to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, ahead of the...
In a country that reports high rates of teenage pregnancies and sexual abuse, one would think that the need for a curriculum focusing on gender equality, the importance of consent, and boundaries, would not be a matter of debate. The...
A non-descript building stands amidst the sea of brick and mortar in the Sultanpuri district of Delhi. Inside, the bright pink walls are witness to a bevy of women working tirelessly; preparing documents, collecting papers, attending to the endless phone...
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced a slew of measures for women in the state, including a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for remarriage of widows. Speaking at his monthly radio broadcast 'Dil Se', Mr...
Patna: The Bihar Cabinet has approved reservations for persons with disabilities in government jobs and educational institutions. The cabinet gave its approval during a meeting presided by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Cabinet Secretariat Department Special Secretary Upendra Nath Pandey told reporters. The...
New Delhi: Experts underscored the need for early diagnosis of breast cancer for effective treatment of the disease with increasing number of cases among women. The stigma associated with the breast cancer often delays diagnosis and treatment, thereby jeopardising survival...
Imphal: He restrained himself at his home, unable to see daylight for almost three years. But today, fighting what appeared to be insurmountable odds, K Pradipkumar Singh overcame the social stigma and discrimination to "show the world what an HIV...
Hastinapur, Rajasthan: It took residents of Hastinapur village in Rajasthan three years of poring over maps, demarcating boundaries, and numerous petitions and visits to local officials to regain control of their traditional common land. But the wait - and the effort...

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