Pulses' prices stay flat in thin trade on Saturday

Jul 21 2018

There was not much activity at the wholesale pulses market as prices by and large moved in a narrow range and pegged at the previous levels.

WCD ministry set to move cabinet to make child marriages invalid

Jul 18 2018

The Women and Child Development Ministry is set to move the cabinet to make all child marriages invalid, a senior ministry official said.

Speed up immunisation to cover 5 mn kids: WHO

Jul 17 2018

Lauding the immunisation efforts being made by countries including India's Mission Indradhanush, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for accelerating efforts to reach the nearly five million unvaccinated children in south-east Asia.

WPI inflation likely to ease to 4.1 percent in Mar 2019: Report

Jul 17 2018

Inflation based on wholesale prices, which touched a 4-yr high in June, seems to have peaked for financial year, and is expected to glide down to around 4.1% by Mar 2019, says a report.

WPI inflation rises to 5.77% in June on costlier veggies, fuel

Jul 16 2018

Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to 5.77 per cent in June on increasing prices of vegetables and fuel items

Niti proposes 15-point action plan to deal with air pollution

Jul 11 2018

Niti Aayog has proposed 15-point action plan for combating air pollution in ten most polluted cities in the country, including Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi.

US May wholesale inventories revised higher

Jul 11 2018

U.S. wholesale inventories were a bit higher than initially estimated in May amid strong increases in the stocks of machinery and a range of other goods.

Nine dead and dozens injured in road accident in Kenya

Jul 04 2018

Nine people were killed and dozens injured when a bus and truck collided early on Wednesday on a busy highway southeast of Kenya’s capital, media reported.

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

Jun 30 2018

Outdoor air pollution even at levels deemed safe may be associated with an increased risk of diabetes globally, with India being at a greater risk due to lack of air cleaning policies, scientists said in a report in Lancet.

WHO reveals new drug to save thousands of women's lives from post-childbirth bleeding

Jun 28 2018

A novel formulation of drug carbetocin could be safe and effective in preventing excessive bleeding following childbirth and can save thousands of women's lives, showed results of a clinical trial by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 10 countries, including India.

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