Goa Cong demands colour coding for water tankers to stop pollution

Panaji |Saturday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST

Subsequent to incidents of water tankers transporting sewage 'caught red-handed' by people in south Goa, the Congress has demanded to make mandatory colour codes for water tankers in the coastal state

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5th edition of Global Ayurveda Festival to focus on health challenges

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST

The fifth edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF 2023) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala from December 1 to 5, focusing on projecting Ayurveda's huge potential in addressing the healt

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US ends Covid vax mandate for foreign arrivals

Washington |Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST

The US has dropped the Covid vaccine mandate for all its international passengers, even as the country ends its Covid emergency status, the White House has announced.

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On World Nurses Day, experts stress need for upskilling

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

Health experts have stressed the need for upskilling nurses in the evolving healthcare sector.

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Controversy as Mamata proposes introduction of 3-year diploma in medicine

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday directed state Health Secretary Narayan Swaroop Nigam to explore the possibilities of introducing a three-year diploma course in medicine in the

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Soaps could make people more or less attractive to mosquitoes: Study

New York |Friday, 2023 2:15:12 AM IST

Certain scents of body soaps could alter the scent profile of humans to make them more or less attractive to mosquitoes, claims a study.

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Maryam Nawaz tells Pak Chief Justice to quit and join PTI like his mother-in-law

Islamabad |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

The chief organiser of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz, on Thursday advised the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to join Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), media repo

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Love to grill meat? Fumes from BBQs may up risk of arthritis

New York |Friday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Your love for grilling meat may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis -- a chronic autoimmune disease where the immune system mistakenly attacks the cells lining the joints, warned a study.

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Assam govt launches 'Ayushman Asom'; 26L families to get free treatment

Guwahati |Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday launched the ambitious 'Ayushman Asom' scheme in line with the Central government's 'Ayushman Bharat' to provide health coverage to 26 lakh famili

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Sukhu meets NCI head in AIIMS to strengthen cancer facilities in Himachal

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 3:45:10 AM IST

In view of rising cancer cases in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday met the head of National Cancer Institute in the AIIMS hhere.

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Don't promote use of electronic cigarettes, I&B Ministry tells media

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday highlighted the violation of provisions of promoting electronic cigarettes during a business summit here and asked the media to ensure tha

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Scientists raise concerns about popular Covid disinfectants

New York |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

The Covid-19 pandemic has boosted the unnecessary use of antimicrobial chemicals linked to health problems, antimicrobial resistance, and environmental harm, warn more than two dozen scientists.

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