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K-Rail: Global agencies including JICA offer support, says Kerala CM

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Breaking The Intergenerational Malnutrition Cycle By Starting Young

Jan 08, 2022 Dr. Ameet Babre

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 Health Index: Kerala At Top, Uttar Pradesh At Bottom

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).

Nitish Govt Writes To NITI Aayog, Seeks Spl Status For Bihar

Dec 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar Engaged With Andhra Pradesh Government Over Developmental Issues

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

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10 July, 2021

People Thronging Tourist Hotspots Is A Major Cause Of Concern As COVID Is Not Over: Centre

Outlook Web Desk

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.


28 June, 2021

No Evidence To Suggest Delta Plus Variant Impacts Vaccine Efficacy: Covid Task Force Chief

PTI

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


03 June, 2021

Kerala Retains Top Rank In Sustainable Development Goals Index

Outlook Web Bureau

Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer as per a report released by Niti Aayog


28 May, 2021

Engaged With Pfizer, Vaccine Supply Likely To Start In July: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


27 May, 2021

Centre Says India On The Downswing Of Second Covid Wave

Outlook Web Bureau

'It will be sustained if restrictions open up systematically as the time comes,' Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog said


05 May, 2021

Covid Spreads Only Through Humans, Not Animals: Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


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18 April, 2021

Remdesivir An 'Investigational Drug', Not Suitable For Home Use: Niti Aayog

Outlook Web Bureau

Niti Aayog member Dr. VK Paul on Sunday said that Remdesivir will only be administered to hospitalized, Covid-19 patients


15 April, 2021

Poshan Gyan: A National Digital Repository On Health And Nutrition

PTI

High malnutrition persists despite surplus food; behavioral change needed, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar


28 March, 2021

Target To Double Farmers' Income Will Not Be Achieved Without New Agri Laws: Niti Aayog Member

PTI

Niti Aayog Member Ramesh Chand added that the protesting farm unions should consider the government's offer of discussing the legislation clause by clause.


24 March, 2021

World TB Day: India On The Road To Tuberculosis Elimination By 2025

Dr K Madan Gopal

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.


21 March, 2021

It Takes A Village: How Two States Dealt With A Severe Water Crisis

Abhirupa Kundu

Gujarat and Maharashtra launched several water management schemes to deal with drought and devastation. Some worked. Some didn't.


20 February, 2021

Centre, States Should Work Together For Nation's Progress: PM Modi At NITI Aayog Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


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16 February, 2021

1 In 2000 Beneficiaries Reported Minor Effects After Receiving Covid-19 Vaccine: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

Dispelling rumours regarding the Covid-19 vaccines, officials said that they are ‘eminently safe’ and added that the jabs have no impact on fertility


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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
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