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Aug 22, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 7: India needs a more inclusive model of development, says Vijay MahajanVijay Mahajan talks about how three million poor households are looking for Swaraj through microfinance and livelihood promotion services.
Aug 19, 2017
New pharma policy will make drugs cheaper but accessibility remains a concernAccording to the newly proposed draft national pharmaceutical policy, the government plans to cap trade margins to make drugs cheaper, replace brand names with names of salts or generic drugs, clamp down on unfair marketing practices and give a boost to local manufacturing to reduce dependence on imports.
Aug 14, 2017
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: As panic grips disillusioned and dejected parents, doctors wait and watchMohammad Sajjad, 30, is teary-eyed but emphatic. “I want to discharge my child from BRD Medical College. Please help me Sir, please,” he says. “Mujhe meri beti se mila do. Doctor sahab mujhe usse milne nahi de rahe hai aur,” he told Firstpost. “I won't ever forget this help.”
Aug 13, 2017
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Encephalitis a perennial issue in Uttar Pradesh; over 26,000 cases reported since 2010Encephalitis is a deadly vector-borne disease which claims hundreds of lives in the state every year.
Aug 11, 2017
Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.
Aug 08, 2017
IBM to appeal against a ruling that calls for a payment of $78 million for failing to modernize welfare systemIBM and Indiana in 2006 signed a contract under which the company would modernize the state's welfare system.
Aug 07, 2017
Poonam Mahajan hopeful of BJP rule in Tamil Nadu, highlights Narendra Modi's initiatives for fishermenInvoking "Tamil pride", BJP youth wing national chief Poonam Mahajan Monday highlighted the welfare initiatives undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Tamil Nadu fishermen and asserted that the time was ripe for the lotus to bloom "everywhere in the state"
Aug 03, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar approves law to grant permanent residency to expatriatsQatar, facing a Saudi-led boycott, has approved a draft law to grant residency cards to qualified foreigners who live in the country, a media report said.
Jul 31, 2017
Govt will make efforts to pass Transgender Bill for empowerment soon, says Union minister Ramdas AthawaleThe Centre would make efforts to soon pass the Transgender Bill, which seeks to empower the community by providing them a separate identity, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Monday.
Jul 29, 2017
Domestic violence: Supreme Court verdict on Section 498A puts family honour over women's rightsBy creating the Family Welfare Committee, the Supreme Court has created one more layer between the victim and the justice system, and as a result, her access to justice is compromised.