The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Modi approved the National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017). The last health policy was formulated in the year 2002, changing healthcare needs and socio economic changes necessitated a fresh policy.
The policy mainly focuses on preventive healthcare and also advocates universal access to quality healthcare at affordable costs.
Article by: Wg Cdr Ravindran Achuthan (Retd.)
Very often in life, it pays not to act on a problem. The inaction provides an intended catalyst for a changed yet favorable scenario in future. In case of state craft, this tactic can offer changed dimensions merely due to flow of time and there strategic advantages.
In the case of Sino-Indian relationship, the issue of Masood Azhar can hardly be called strategic.
Even the much hyped attempt for entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), if nuclear experts and strategic experts are to be believed, does not offer India any strategic advantage. This is because the Indo-US nuclear deal and the subsequent deals signed with other countries have already given India most of the strategic advantage that it has sought. This, in other words, reduces the issue to mere symbolism or at best, something to dish out to the domestic audience.
The Budget session of the Parliament got off an electric start after Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a speech today.
When Kailash Satyarthi’s son Bhuvan Ribhu entered his father’s house, little did he know that he was entering a major crime scene.
V Shanmuganathan, who had taken over as the governor of Meghalaya in May 2015 resigned after a section of Rajbhavan employees demanded his resignation for seriously compromising the dignity of the office and making it a “young ladies club”.
The 67-year-old ex-governor also faced sexual harassment charges in the past.
Padma awards are given to individuals in recognition of their contribution in the fields of art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature, education, sports, civil service, etc
Election season is here and so is the season to make absurd statements.
’36 seconds of horror’ is the only apt title for this video that has emerged from Hyderabad.
In a short span of 61 days, India witnessed 3 major rail accidents.