Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has taken over as Unicef ambassador for South Asia to support the organisation's work in promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region, an official said here Thursday.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 7:08:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Ritesh and Bhawana Godse (name changed), a couple from Nagpur living with HIV-AIDS for the past five years, claim it was carelessness on the part of a hospital in Gujarat that resulted in their being infected with HIV-contaminated blood.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 2:48:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Women suffering from diabetes and wishing to start a family should monitor their blood glucose levels and take a daily high dose of folic acid before pregnancy to avoid risk to their baby's health, a new study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:06:07 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Congress legislator Vipin Sharma, 35, has claimed Rs.1.03 crore as medical reimbursement allocated to lawmakers in the capital, a reply to a Right to Information query said.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 8:46:08 PM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked Odisha to submit a fresh report in six weeks on the alleged irregularities in a family planning operation camp held in Puri district in February, a petitioner said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:56:10 PM
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the Commissioners of Food Safety of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to be present in court Dec 5 and inform it about the steps taken by them to curb adulteration in milk in their states.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:22:05 PM
Guwahati, Nov 27 (IANS) The Assam government will treat, free of cost, 619 children with congenital heart defect (CHD), at Kolkata and Bangalore in the next four months, state Minister for Health and Family Welfare Himanta Biswa Sarma said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 5:48:03 PM
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) With northern West Bengal's Malda district earning notoriety for crib deaths, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday urged people not to marry off their daughters at an early age to prevent weak mothers and children.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 6:14:09 PM
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) honoured eminent ophthalmologist Gullapalli N. Rao with its outstanding humanitarian service award, said a statement here Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 4:48:09 PM
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A book released here Tuesday suggests some innovations to bring down maternal and infant deaths ranging from low cost incubators for low-birthweight babies to a dedicated transport service--Janani Express-- to ferry pregnant women to hospitals.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:40:05 PM
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