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Saridon, 327 other combination drugs banned to avoid health risk

The ban follows recommendation of DTAB which said in a report that taking the 328 FDCs would be a health risk.

13 Sep 2018 3:01 PM

Retailers oppose tobacco curbs

We are also asking it to issue notification to states to stop harassing retailers.

18 Jul 2018 5:35 AM

WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

The plan also sets out targets for the disease response, including that 100 percent of new cases should come from known contacts.

30 May 2018 9:22 AM

Clashes erupt on Israel-Gaza border on third Friday of protests: reports

Limited clashes between stone-throwing Palestinians and Israeli soldiers began in at least two places along the border.

13 Apr 2018 4:18 PM

Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

Tobacco advertising using brand names or promotional slogans is illegal under the country's Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act.

24 Jul 2017 10:48 AM


AAP's free surgery scheme a deception to divert attention from corruption: BJP

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said the AAP government had announced to increase its health budget by 50 per cent.

09 Jul 2017 2:15 PM

Pregnancy Act amendments on hold

The PMO has instead asked the ministry to strengthen the existing MTP and Pre Conception-Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC-PNDT) Act.

26 May 2017 6:04 AM

Punctual health ministry employees to get awards

Significantly, arrival in the office after 9.30 am and departure from office before 5 pm will be reckoned as half day casual leave.

08 May 2017 12:40 AM

Health ministry for imposition of tobacco tax

Each year, about 10 lakh Indians die from tobacco-related diseases.

11 Apr 2017 5:21 AM

Two ministries in turf war over control of pharma watchdog

Chemicals and fertilisers ministry seeks to take over the health ministry’s major revenue generating wing.

27 Mar 2017 1:53 AM


Soon, doctors to access your case files online

Health ministry plans to link hospitals across India; invites bids to develop software.

05 Mar 2017 6:40 AM

Major drop in infant death rate in all states

Sex ratio at birth (females per 1,000 males) improved from 914 to 919 at the national level over the last decade.

01 Mar 2017 12:45 AM

Okay to be attracted to members of same sex, says Health Ministry

The section on reproduction also took everyone by surprise, listing masturbation as one of the safest sexual practices.

22 Feb 2017 2:49 PM

Health boost in Budget, it’s now up to the states...

This growth in health allocations is the highest ever growth in nominal terms in the last 15 years.

21 Feb 2017 12:50 AM

Bid to clear air on measles vaccine

Centre ropes in religious leaders to fight ‘mischief mongers’

18 Feb 2017 7:17 AM


Aadhaar-linked attendance: Health ministry cracks whip

Significantly, arrival in the office after 9.30 am and departure from office before 5 pm will be reckoned as half day casual leave.

08 Feb 2017 1:14 AM

NEET 2017 to be counted as first attempt: CBSE

Significantly, data pertaining to applications already rejected will be erased so that rejected applications can be filed afresh.

04 Feb 2017 5:07 AM

Health ministry warns about shortage of cash

According to government officials ministry has sought more than $1.2 billion in additional money

30 Jan 2017 8:58 PM

New app to inform about nutritional value of Indian food

The app is being developed using the data from Indian Food Composition Tables-2017.

27 Jan 2017 4:55 PM

2016: A busy year for health ministry

A study on the older population of the country was also launched to understand their problems better

31 Dec 2016 10:44 AM