India to be health model, says Harsh Vardhan

A key health priority for the Centre is stopping tuberculosis by 2025 and moving towards universal health care, said Union health and family welfare minister Harsh Vardhan. “The goal is to make India a global model for ‘Health for All’,” he said. In an interview with HT, Dr Vardhan said delivering Comprehensive Primary Health Care […]


Parched Palnadu village sees hope in Jal Shakthi Abhiyan

Water woes haunt the region even during winter Joint Secretary and special officer for Jala Shakthi Abhiyan Lav Agarwal said that every possible drop of water should be saved in view of the deficit rainfall conditions. Addressing a meeting held at Bollapalli mandal, which has been facing an acute water crisis for many years, Mr. […]


Good defence does not mean scoring fewer goals: Kavanagh

‘When I was with the Australian teams, we scored a lot of goals by defending very well’ Fergus Kavanagh was part of a golden era in Australian hockey, when the Kookaburras lifted successive World Cups, won the Champions Trophy five years in a row, and secured two Olympic bronze medals. Key to that success, the […]


11 inmates of Jamshedpur jail test +ve for HIV

As many as 11 inmates of Ghaghidih Central Jail in Jamshedpur have been found to be HIV positive, according to ART (anti-retroviral therapy) Center in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College Hospital (MGMMCH). Of the 11, three inmates have been released from the jail recently, officials said on Tuesday. The report was prepared after conducting tests […]


HDFC AMC shares tank nearly 7 per cent

In a BSE filing, HDFC AMC said it has decided to provide a liquidity arrangement to certain fixed maturity plan schemes of HDFC MF to deal with the illiquidity faced by such FMP schemes due to their exposure to NCDs issued by Essel Group firms. Shares of HDFC Asset Management Company fell nearly 7 per […]


DMK took efforts to get Tiruvarur bypoll postponed: H. Raja

Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary H. Raja said here on Tuesday the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had taken efforts along with its allies to have the Tiruvarur byelection postponed as it feared a defeat; that it would be pushed to the third position as in the R.K. Nagar byelection. Mr. Raja told presspersons that DMK […]