Detailing the 'green aspect’ about the multi-crore project, connecting the south and north ends of the state, Vijayan said no reserve forest or water bodies would be adversely impacted by the Silver Line.
According to the latest fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), the anaemia in adolescent girls increased to 59.1% from 54.1% in NFHS-4, while the Iron Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation coverage among adolescents remains low at 26.2%1.
Niti Aayog's fourth Heath Index however said that Uttar Pradesh ranked at the top in terms of incremental performance by registering the highest incremental change from the base year (2018-19) to the reference year (2019-20).
The minister also complained of "lack of initiative" on part of the Centre for setting up public sector units in Bihar which could give a fillip to "industrial growth and technical education" in the state.
The NITI Aayog team, led by the Vice-Chairman, held a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to discuss over a wide range of issues
Negligence increases the risk of spread of infection, the government said, expressing concern over visuals of crowded places with people not following COVID-19-appropriate behaviour and social distancing.
There is no scientific data so far to establish that the Delta Plus Covid variant is highly transmissible or reduces vaccine efficacy, India’s Covid Task Force chief V K Paul said
Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer as per a report released by Niti Aayog
The government said it is examining Pfizer's request for indemnity and will take a decision in the larger interest of people and on merit.
'It will be sustained if restrictions open up systematically as the time comes,' Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog said
The country's top officials said that a combination of less cautionary measures and less immunity in the population from the first wave is driving the second wave.
Niti Aayog member Dr. VK Paul on Sunday said that Remdesivir will only be administered to hospitalized, Covid-19 patients
High malnutrition persists despite surplus food; behavioral change needed, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
Niti Aayog Member Ramesh Chand added that the protesting farm unions should consider the government's offer of discussing the legislation clause by clause.
While the elimination of TB seems a herculean task, India has accorded high priority for eliminating the disease by 2025, five years ahead of the SDG target.
Gujarat and Maharashtra launched several water management schemes to deal with drought and devastation. Some worked. Some didn't.
Addressing the NITI Aayog meeting, PM Modi said that the initiatives taken by the government would provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in nation-building to its full potential.
Dispelling rumours regarding the Covid-19 vaccines, officials said that they are ‘eminently safe’ and added that the jabs have no impact on fertility
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.