Koratpur (Orissa), July 17 (IANS) With the backing of the UN and the Indian government, impoverished women in Orissa are battling malnutrition among children less than five years of age.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:50:24 AM
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) There has been an alarming rise in the number of suicides ever since a separatist campaign erupted in Jammu and Kashmir way back in 1989. Unfortunately, most such incidents have gone unnoticed.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:49:55 AM
Kottayam (Kerala), July 15 (IANS) The Kerala government Sunday carried out an extensive campaign here to allay fears of some schoolchildren's parents who have opposed letting five HIV-positive children study at their school, even as a majority of the parents remained unconvinced.
Sunday, July 15, 2007 10:15:09 PM
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Chandigarh, the 'City Beautiful' planned by French architect Le Corbusier, Sunday became the first Indian city to be officially declared smoke-free.
Sunday, July 15, 2007 8:45:55 PM
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) Rajasthan has witnessed an alarming rise in cases of malaria in recent weeks even as the state government is putting in place a plan to combat diseases that spread during monsoon.
Sunday, July 15, 2007 9:42:48 AM
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Laws like the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act alone cannot solve the problem of female foeticide, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Saturday.
Saturday, July 14, 2007 9:56:31 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Kerala's opposition alliance United Democratic Front (UDF) has called for a state-wide shutdown Tuesday in protest against the government's alleged failure to tackle the raging fever in the state that has left almost every home affected.
Saturday, July 14, 2007 6:42:55 PM
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Indian American researcher Kunal Saha has demanded an apology from the chief of India's nodal AIDS body after the latter questioned his credibility as an investigator for a World Bank probe into HIV testing kits.
Friday, July 13, 2007 4:37:33 PM
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) At least 25 people have died of malaria in the last two weeks in Tripura with authorities using helicopters to send medical teams to remote areas, officials said Friday.
Friday, July 13, 2007 1:59:12 PM
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) A network of HIV positive people has launched a countrywide campaign to promote access to treatment for patients, saying northern India in particular lags behind in this respect.
Friday, July 13, 2007 7:35:15 AM
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