Kartarpur Corridor work going on round the clock

🕔10:18, 17.Oct 2019

India and Pakistan are building a corridor to connect Dera Baba Nanak and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak, to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism. Nearly 5,000

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 ‘Lobby targeting judiciary via sponsored articles’. 

🕔10:13, 17.Oct 2019

Justice Arun Mishra of the Supreme Court said “sponsored” articles and critical social media posts had steeled his resolve to not buckle under and recuse himself as lead judge of a Constitution Bench reviewing his own past judgment. For the

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Critical Analysis Of The State Of Higher Education In India

🕔18:33, 16.Oct 2019

The state of higher education in India can be easily described by the recently–released Quacquarelli Symonds and Times Higher Education rankings of global universities, only three IITs could feature in the top 200 of these lists, and none in the

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Global Hunger Index 2019

🕔18:29, 16.Oct 2019

India ranked 102nd on the Global Hunger Index 2019, an index of 117 countries.  It was the lowest-ranked among South Asian countries (the rest being ranked between 66 and 94) and way behind the other BRICS nations, the lowest of

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Ending Malnourishment By Diversifying Food Consumption

🕔17:49, 16.Oct 2019

Ending malnourishment by diversifying food consumption.  Background: The prime minister announced in his Mann Ki Baat address that September is to be observed as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Mah’.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to support the government’s nutrition campaign to ensure a

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The National Blindness & Visual Impairment Survey India 2015-2019

🕔17:33, 16.Oct 2019

The National Blindness & Visual Impairment Survey India 2015-2019, released by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, looks at the district-wise prevalence of blindness and visual impairment.  Key Highlights of Survey: The prevalence of blindness is lowest in

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Diagnostic Kits Developed By ICAR Under Make In India Initiative 

🕔17:17, 16.Oct 2019

Release of two diagnostic kits developed under Make in India initiative by Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) Two diagnostic kits developed by ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, namely the Bluetongue sandwich ELISA (sELISA)

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Gujarat, T.N. top performers under the PM-JAY health scheme 

🕔10:31, 16.Oct 2019

In News: The Modi government’s flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), touted as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme, has crossed the 50 lakh treatment mark. Key Highlights: Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh have

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Govt. To Probe Irregularities In M.P. Swachh Survey

🕔10:30, 16.Oct 2019

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has initiated an inquiry into alleged irregularities in M.P. swachh survey 2019 for Madhya Pradesh — declared the best in solid waste management, and boasting eight cities in the top 25, the

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Cataract Major Cause Of Blindness Above 50

🕔17:23, 15.Oct 2019

A cataract is the principal cause of blindness for people above 50 years in India, according to the National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey of India (2015-19), adding that barriers to accessing treatment include the following — no one to

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