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As Drug-Ridden Punjab Withdraws Ban on Syringes, Could A New Tech Fix Come To Its Aid?

As Drug-Ridden Punjab Withdraws Ban on Syringes, Could A New Tech Fix Come To Its Aid?

Amritsar: An anti-drug awareness rally   Mumbai: Health experts have welcomed the Punjab government’s decision to reverse its recent ban on sale of syringes without prescription. The ban had been…

Improved, New Drug Offers Hope For Indian Mothers Dying In Childbirth

Improved, New Drug Offers Hope For Indian Mothers Dying In Childbirth

  New Delhi: An improved version of the drug carbetocin could save Indian mothers who die due to postpartum haemorrhage–excessive bleeding during childbirth–according to a new study.   Currently, the…

Child-Lifting Rumours: 33 Killed In 69 Mob Attacks Since Jan 2017. Before That Only 1 Attack In 2012

Child-Lifting Rumours: 33 Killed In 69 Mob Attacks Since Jan 2017. Before That Only 1 Attack In 2012

Guwahati: People’s demonstration against lynching of two youths in Assam   Mumbai: Two incidents of mob violence reported from Dima Hasao in Assam and Mangaluru in Karnataka on July 6,…

How India Could Cut Irrigation Water By 33%–And Reduce Anaemia, Zinc Deficiency

How India Could Cut Irrigation Water By 33%–And Reduce Anaemia, Zinc Deficiency

  Mount Abu (Rajasthan): India could reduce the water it uses for irrigation by a third and simultaneously address its persistent malnutrition problem, if it replaced its rice crop with…

We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain: Kerala Finance Minister

We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain: Kerala Finance Minister

  Mumbai: The finance commission is a constitutional body created every five years to decide on Centre-state financial relations. The latest panel constituted for 2020-2025 was asked to use the…

Renewable Energy Sector Employed 432,000 Indians In 2017, Up 12% From 2016

Renewable Energy Sector Employed 432,000 Indians In 2017, Up 12% From 2016

  New Delhi: The renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employing 432,000 people, according to a recent report by the inter-governmental International Renewable Energy Agency…

Shoddy Sanitary Napkins Impact Menstrual Hygiene Drive

Shoddy Sanitary Napkins Impact Menstrual Hygiene Drive

  Mumbai: The use of sanitary napkins has increased from 50.7% to 54% between 2014 and 2015, driven by a government scheme to promote menstrual hygiene. But the scheme suffers…