Everything you need to know about Nabi Purwa: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Nabi Purwa: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards to nursing personnel on the occasion of International Nurses Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Population stabilisation is a critical determinant of development and improvement in the quality of life, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Five people died in Amethi after consuming illicit liquor, police said Wednesday. Three people, including the liquor supplier, were arrested.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Medical Council of India (MCI) has advised deans of all medical colleges to prescribe generic drugs, parliament was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India reports around 11 lakh cancer cases every year and there is no evidence available to attribute it to rising levels of water pollution, Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that as 'health' is a state subject, it is primarily the responsibility of state governments to provide and ensure treatment of victims of accidents in the hospitals.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated a three level underground parking facility of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here today.
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed concern over media reports that Indian troops had also withdrawn from the site where Chinese troops had ended their incursions after 19 days.
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday that more than 10,000 tents would be needed in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda, Kishtwar and Bhaderwah districts to accommodate people whose homes have suffered massive damage because of the recent temblor.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There is no proposal to introduce TB drug Bedaquiline in the Indian market, parliament was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): German Health Minister Daniel Bahr, who called on his Indian counterpart Ghulam Nabi Azad here this morning, appreciated India's efforts in strengthening the health sector.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who visited the five-year-old rape victim at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday, directed the medical experts and doctors to keep a close watch, constantly monitor the child's situation and leave no stone unturned to extend the best possible medical care for her speedy recovery.
Thrissur, Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has appreciated South India in general and Kerala in particular for the rapid strides made in the health sector and having indicators such as Mother Mortality Rate (MMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Total Fertility Rate (TFR), comparable to the developed countries.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian vaccine regulatory system has met the standards set by the World Health Organisation (WHO), health ministry officials said Tuesday.
Islamabad, Apr. 3 (ANI): The Chief Justice of Pakistan has said that courageous individuals should come forward and initiate proceedings against former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf.
Shillong, April 2 (IANS) India has made healthcare services more accessible, affordable and equitable, especially for those living in the remotest parts of the country, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Tuesday.
Shillong, April 2 (IANS) India has reported significant improvement in health indicators like maternal mortality and infant mortality as well a reduction of nearly 57 percent in HIV cases, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad met Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi and stressed upon the need to further strengthen and deepen bilateral cooperation between both nations.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Only 21.76 percent of Indian doctors trained abroad have qualified to practice in the country, parliament was informed Tuesday.
Chennai, Mar 19 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday pulled out of the UPA Government over the issue of alleged human rights violations of Sri Lankan Tamils.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Tuesday after the DMK quit the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) over the Sri Lanka issue.
Chennai, Mar 18 (ANI): After DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, too, has written to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanding that the government takes a strong stand against Sri Lanka at the United Nation's human rights body meet.
Chennai, Mar 18 (ANI): Students in Tamil Nadu have stepped up pressure on the union government, demanding that India move a resolution against Sri Lanka-for its alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils-at the United Nation's human rights body meet later this month.
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Stressing the need for better healthcare, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said here that progress in the health sector was the key to India's future prominence in the world.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A total of 436 deaths were recorded during clinical trials in India in 2012, parliament was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Over 56 percent of adolescent girls and 30 percent of the boys in India are anaemic, parliament was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India has made substantial progress in building health infrastructure but the progress achieved has not been uniform across the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday.
Yangon, March 5 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chettri Tuesday said the motivation level among Indian players remains high for Wednesday's tie against Myanmar in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifier here.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India has reported six cases of alleged irregularities in conduct of clinical trials during the last two years, parliament was informed Tuesday.
Yangon, Mar 4 (IANS) India breezed past Guam 4-0 for their second consecutive win in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup 2014 qualifiers at the Yangon Training Centre here Monday.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 39-year-old Nepali actor was arrested here, along with two of his accomplices, for running a human trafficking racket, police said Sunday. He cheated people on the pretext of getting them work visa for foreign countries.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Despite ample sunlight, people in India are deficient in Vitamin D which is leading to problems like weaker bones among the population, the Rajya Sabha was informed.
Yangon, Mar 2 (IANS) The Indian football team began its campaign in style, beating Chinese Taipei 2-1 in their first match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers 2013 here Saturday.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) Research institutes in the country are undertaking trials to test new drugs to treat tuberculosis including the drug-resistant variety, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) India has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths due to cancer, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has told the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A total of 2,010 clinical trials were conducted in India as compared to over 63,000 in the US and total 130,302 around the world, parliament was informed Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Top Muslims leaders and clerics Saturday warned secular
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) There has been no increase in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in India, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday informed to Members of Parliament (MPs) that there are an estimated 61.3 million diabetic people in India...................
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An estimated 61.3 million people in India suffer from diabetes, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An estimated 61.3 million people in India suffer from diabetes, Union Health Minister Ghulab Nabi Azad said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A 33-year-old man was arrested here for cheating and robbing people on the pretext of helping them deposit their money in banks, police said Sunday.
Kabul, Feb 17 (IANS) Afghan police have seized nearly 1,250 kg of drugs in the country's southern province of Helmand, in the latest raid against narcotics and drug trafficking in the country, police said Sunday.
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Bollywood actors and goodwill ambassadors of Unicef Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Sharmila Tagore pledged to work for children's survival and development.
CAIT National President B. C. Bhartia and Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal have said that the Food Safety Act and its rules have been framed in keeping the interest of foreign companies which will promote ?packed food? in the Country and will prove much detrimental to the interests of existing food business in the Country
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) India will be in the forefront of the war against child deaths and ensure that no child dies owing to causes that can be prevented, union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday.
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) The central government does not have much powers to act against the Dental Council of India (DCI) as it has been constituted under an act of parliament, union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday.
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Playing their first international match at home after the Nehru Cup win, India lost 2-4 to Palestine in a football friendly at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday.
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Over 200 delegates will take part in a three-day summit on child survival and development from Feb 7 in Tamil Nadu, an official said. It will be inaugurated by union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) A new nationwide child healthcare initiative for providing health services to children up to 18 years of age will be launched in Maharashtra Wednesday by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official said.
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and state Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana reached Delhi Monday for consultations with top leadership of the Congress party over Telangana issue.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Maternal and child health wings will be set up in district hospitals and medical colleges and comprehensive medical check-ups for children will take place across the country, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.
New Delhi, Jan. 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday lashed out at the UPA Government for deferring a decision on whether Andhra Pradesh should be split to create a separate state, saying the ruling Congress Party at the Centre has consistently betrayed the people demanding a separate state of Telangana.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi, Saturday discussed the demands for separate statehood to Telangana in view of the approaching deadline, set by the central government, for a decision on the issue.
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed, was celebrated Friday with gaiety and fervour in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, is being celebrated across the country today with religious fervour and traditional gaiety.
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan suspended mobile phone services for a day Friday in 58 cities, including Lahore and Karachi, as a security measure for Eid Miladun Nabi gatherings and processions, a media report said.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, being celebrated Friday, and said the people should be inspired by Prophet Mohammad's message of universal brotherhood and compassion.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has greeted the nation ahead of Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, being celebrated Friday, and said people should be inspired by Prophet Mohammad's message of universal brotherhood and compassion.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the nation ahead of Milad-un-Nabi, Prophet Mohammad's birthday, which is being observed tomorrow.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted the citizens on the eve of the auspicious occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, which marks the birthday of Prophet Mohammad.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The health ministry has put in place a mother and child tracking system (MCTS) to reach out to every pregnant woman and new-born across India to ensure proper care for the woman and necessary vaccination for the child, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is willing to re-look into its rule book after Mohun Bagan appealed against the two-year ban slapped on it by the game's supreme body for abandoning an I-League match midway against East Bengal.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Overcoming the burden of polio cases was a huge challenge to India and it will continue to make further progress in the fight against the disease to be declared polio-free in 2014, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Sunday.
Jammu, Jan 13 (IANS) The long-awaited reshuffle of the Omar Abdullah ministry is imminent. Both the ruling National Conference and the Congress have started internal exercises to this end.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The BRICS platform will contribute to the global effort towards strengthening health systems, particularly in the public sector, through specific action plans of collaboration, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The $50 million second phase of the Norway-India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) on reducing infant and maternal mortality was signed at a joint steering committee meeting here through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan doesn't want a peaceful relationship with India and the violation of the ceasefire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir is a matter of concern, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated India on recent success in WHO's assessment of the country's national regulatory authority for vaccines.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said the BRICS platform will contribute in the global effort towards strengthening health systems particularly in the public sector through specific actionable plans of collaboration.
Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Congress leaders from Telangana Friday demanded that a bill to carve out separate Telangana state be tabled in the parliament during the coming session.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) After an all-party meet on Telangana Dec 28, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday reviewed the vexed issue with senior leaders, said party sources.
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) Dhaka has become one of the most crowded cities on earth, with a population density of 43,000 per square kilometre, making life harder for the residents.
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Mohun Bagan would formally request the All India Football Federation to review its decision to impose a three-year suspension on the club for abandoning the Dec 9 I-League derby against arch-rivals East Bengal at the Salt Lake Stadium.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's leaders Saturday condoled the death of young woman who was brutally gang-raped and tortured Dec 16 in the capital. The girl died in Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital early Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) player of the year Syed Rahim Nabi said that his name should be considered for the Arjuna Award.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will decide Saturday whether Mohun Bagan will be slapped with a two-year ban from the I-League.
New Delhi (IANS) Syed Rahim Nabi has been voted the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year.
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Forging partnerships between the public and private sector is the way forward for the healthcare sector in India, said Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said private sector's participation through the public private partnership (PPP) model was needed to strengthen the country's healthcare system.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Monday appointed Justice A.K.Ganguly, retired judge of the Supreme Court, as the independent one-man committee to find out what action could be taken against Mohun Bagan for abandoning an I-League match in Kolkata Dec 9.
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) No force on earth can stop the Congress from coming back to power for the third consecutive time both at the centre and in Andhra Pradesh, said party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Chaos prevailed at the day-long state conclave of the ruling Congress party here Sunday with a section of leaders from Telangana insisting the meet pay respects to those who died for a separate Telangana state.
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after the I-League football derby was called off here following Mohun Bagan's refusal to take the field against East Bengal in the second half, match commissioner Gulab Singh Chauhan Monday submitted his report to the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Mohun Bagan footballer Syed Rahim Nabi, who sustained a serious injury from a stone hurled at him from the galleries during Sunday's derby I-League game against East Bengal, Monday underwent a surgery to set right two fractured bones at a private health facility here.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting for a country-wide ban on gutkha.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India has recorded a 57 percent drop in number of new HIV infections during the last decade, say latest figures from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A 57 percent drop has been recorded in number of new HIV infections in India during the past one decade, according to latest figures from National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday led the nation in mourning former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, describing him as "an outstanding public figure".
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Over 25,000 postcards with a message appealing to the health ministry to offer insurance to HIV-positive patients was displayed here by a group of NGOs Friday.
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The DMK, a constituent of the ruling United Progressive Alliance, wants another round of discussion within the coalition on allowing FDI in retail, union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday.
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders took part in the Gay Pride Parade here on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal MP plans to introduce a private members' bill in parliament seeking Australia?like strict tobacco control measures in India.
Shimla, Nov 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh was able to achieve 95 percent of targets under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Monday.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Putting to rest all speculations, the Congress party Thursday ruled out any change of leadership in Andhra Pradesh.
Washington, November 13 (ANI): A large number of smoking parents exposed their children to tobacco smoke in their cars, even though many had smoke-free policies at home, a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is currently on an official tour to Bangladesh in connection with the International Conference on "Evidence for Action: South-South Collaboration for ICPD beyond 2014", called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her residence, Gonobhaban, Dhaka this morning.