health

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  • Yoga

    Yoga gives people control of lives, better health: UN forum

    Yoga empowers people to take control of their lives and achieve better health at lower cost to society, according to experts at a forum here on Wednesday celebrating the Third International Day of Yoga (IDY). Bruce Lipton, a developmental biologist, said the emerging field of epigenetics shows that "we are not determined by (our) genes" and can be "powerful mastersa of one's own life. Yoga, he said, can help people overcome their genetic inheritance and change their health outcomes.

    World | June 22, 2017
  • Nepal, China, bilateral ties

    Nepal, China hail 'smooth, healthy development' of bilateral ties

    Nepal and China have hailed the smooth and healthy development of bilateral relations between the two countries. While meeting with visiting Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou on Wednesday, Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday said his government has attached great importance to developing ties with China and has been adhering to the one-China policy, reports Xinhua news agency.  "Nepal will never allow any forces to use its soils to conduct any anti-China activities." Nepal highly appreciates China's non-interference in its

    World | June 22, 2017
  • Nepal, PM, Sher Bahadur Deuba, yoga

    Nepalese urged to embrace healthy lifestyle through yoga

    Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday appealed to the people to adopt a healthy lifestyle by making yoga a part of their lives. Deuba made the remarks while addressing a mass yoga demonstration ceremony here on the occasion of the third International Day of Yoga, Xinhua news agency reported. Claiming that yoga helps maintain peace and harmony, he asked all to be healthy and prosperous through regular practice. "Yoga is an ancient discipline which is essential for both mental and physical

    World | June 21, 2017
  • mango

    Mangoes for beauty and health

    Seasonal fruits are tastier and cheaper during the season. So, make the most of summertime to relish your favourite fruits in the sun. Summer fruits are mostly fleshy and juicy and has many health benefits. You can eat them raw or make juices, smoothies, salads or ice-creams. It is a well-know fact that mango, the king of fruits, reign across the country during summer. Of the many varieties, Dussheri mango is the most common. Popular for its rich aroma and sweetness, it comes

    Life Style | June 20, 2017
  • Pranab Mukherjee

    President Pranab Mukherjee calls for better healthcare in rural areas

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there. At the foundation of the Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Super Speciality Hospital here, the President said quality healthcare was not a luxury but a necessity and noted that against the international norm of one doctor per thousand population, the country had one doctor for 1,700 people. "The

    India | June 19, 2017
  • Narenrda Modi, Rahul Gandhi, birthday

    As Rahul Gandhi turns 47, PM Modi prays for ‘his long and healthy life’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his 47th birthday and wished for his long and healthy life. "Birthday greetings to the Congress Vice President, Shri Rahul Gandhi. I pray for his long and healthy life," Modi said in a tweet. Rahul Gandhi, who is in Italy to see his 93-year-old maternal grandmother, will celebrate his birthday there. It is expected that the Congress workers would cut a cake here for Gandhi.

    India | June 19, 2017
  •  Pranab Mukherjee

    President calls for better healthcare in rural areas

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there. At the foundation of the Shambhu Shetty Memorial Haji Abdullah Super Speciality Hospital here, the President said quality healthcare was not a luxury any more. It was a necessity.  He pointed out that against the international norm of one doctor per thousand population, the country had one doctor

    India | June 18, 2017
  • Pinarayi Vijayan

    Congress blames Kerala health department for dengue deaths

    Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala called on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Sunday to brief him about the "health department's failure" to contain the dengue outbreak in the state. On Saturday, of the 19,000 patients who reported at hospitals with fever, there were 680 suspected dengue cases, of which 138 were tested positive. Also, 11 people died on Saturday, taking the dengue toll in the state to 115 this year. According to reports, the worst affected districts

    Cities | June 18, 2017
  • Niti Aayog

    UP, Bihar in Niti Aayog's list for health sector makeover

    Niti Aayog has shortlisted five states, including Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, for a programme to build future 'role model' states in terms of better healthcare system, while it named Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and three others for the education sector makeover. The other three states shortlisted by Niti Aayog for health sector include Assam, Karnataka and Gujarat, while Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh are the other three states chosen for the education sector. For both these verticals, healthcare and

    Science and Tech | June 15, 2017
  • Yogi Adityanath

    UP, Bihar in Niti Aayog's shortlist of health sector makeover

    Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are among the five states that have made it to the Niti Aayog's shortlist under a programme that aims to build three future 'role model' states for better health system. Similarly, the Aayog has shortlisted Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and three other states in the education sector. The government think tank had invited all states and Union Territories to participate in 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital(SATH)'. Sixteen states expressed their interest, of which 14

    Cities | June 15, 2017