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World  /  Published 24.04.22

Jab drive loses steam

In the middle of last year, the World Health Organisation began promoting an ambitious goal, one it said was essential for ending the pandemic: fully vaccinate 70 per cent of the population in every c...
By Rebecca Robbins, Stephanie Nolen

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Treat elderly actors with respect and dignity

Out of line   Sir — One moment that stood out amidst the chaos in this year’s Oscars was of the bonhomie between the singer, Lady Gaga, and the veteran entertainer, Liza Minnelli. Mi...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.22

Treat together: Traditional medicine

The blending of tradition and modernity can lead to surprising, new endeavours. The prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, along with the director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Ghe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.04.22

India to launch AYUSH mark: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that to promote the traditional medicine industry, India will soon launch `AYUSH mark' which will give authenticity to quality AYUSH products made in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gandhinagar

Opinion  /  Published 20.04.22

Another virus: Covid deaths

Truth, it is said, is the first casualty of war. In India, it is also the first victim of public health crises like the Covid-19 pandemic. The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is locked in a...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 19.04.22

Gujarat: PM opens WHO Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) here will user in an age of traditional medicine globally. Modi, along with the...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 17.04.22

Amid Covid barb, WHO chief to visit Gujarat

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, will be on a three-day visit to Gujarat starting Monday, during which he would take part in a few events along with Prim...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Governments must take concrete steps to arrest the ongoing mass extinction of species

False hope Sir — Anthropogenic activities and climate change have led to an acceleration of species extinction. Environmentalists have urged governments to prioritize the preservation of biodiv...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 02.04.22

New Covid variant in UK

A new Covid variant has been found in the UK but experts say it’s too soon to know if it is more transmissible than previous strains, reports The UK Health Security Agency (U...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Noise and air pollution triggering sleep disorders in Kolkatans, say doctors

Rajarshi Neogi, a psychiatrist, pointed out that insomnia has increased during Covid, particularly in people confined to their homes. “Work from home is completely destroying sleep discipline an...
By The Plurals News Network


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