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Explainer | All You Need To Know About PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission

Here’s the list of key projects to be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission.

PM Modi Launches Pan India Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission From Varanasi

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched pan India Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission from his Parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi.


The Changing, Unchanging Contours Of Some Key Indian Policies

Food, safe options for family planning and the right to quality education are some of the development goals of every nation. Experts closely involved in these areas, including in policymaking, share glimpses of the journey so far.

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21 September, 2021

World Alzheimer’s Day: Women Tend To Be Affected By Alzheimer’s More Than Men

Lachmi Deb Roy

Memories accumulated during our lifetime are meant to be cherished, not taken away by Alzheimer’s disease.


18 September, 2021

Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

Thufail PT

A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place. The outbreak, most probably spiraled out of bat-bitten Rambutan fruits.


13 September, 2021

UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

Outlook Web Desk

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of the revolutionary new test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.


13 September, 2021

India Records 27,254 Covid-19 Cases, 219 Deaths

Outlook Web Desk

The count of daily new cases has remained below 50,000 for 78 consecutive days now, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


16 July, 2021

After UP’s Population Control Bill, Rajasthan Health Minister Bats For ‘Hum Do, Humare Ek’ Policy

Tabeenah Anjum

The balance of nature is continuously deteriorating due to the increasing population, says the Minister.


15 July, 2021

Zika Virus Outbreak: Five More People Test Positive In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.


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09 July, 2021

Zika Outbreak: Kerala On Alert After 13 More Virus Cases Confirmed

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has rushed a team of experts to the state to monitor the situation.


07 July, 2021

Building Immunity With Four Letters: Z, A, C, D

Dr C K Ponde

When it comes to Covid-19, immunity plays a very important role in preparing the body against various complications that the virus might cause.


06 July, 2021

Human, Animal, Environment: One Health For All

Bharati Ramachandran

Human, animal, and environmental health needs to be addressed as a whole – and not in silos.


03 July, 2021

How Covid-19 Has Affected Breast Cancer Screening

Dr Vikas Goswami

Late detection and hesitancy due to the pandemic are adding to the menace


01 July, 2021

Doctor Recounts Challenges Faced During Second Wave Of Covid-19

Dr. Sunil Jain

We have to be stronger to fight against this Pandemic with whatever resource we have.


29 June, 2021

Deep Vein Thrombosis A Silent Killer In Pandemic: Early Diagnosis,Treatment Key

Dr Tarun Grover

Exposure to Deep Vein Thrombosis that causes blood clots can be life-threatening. Early diagnosis and treatment of DVT is critical, especially in Covid-19 patients.


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27 June, 2021

Delta Plus Variant Of Coronavirus Has More Affinity For Lung Tissues: NTAGI Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Dr N K Arora, however, says that it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

Opinion

Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta