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Overcoming Hurdles In Treating Varanasi's Malnourished Children

Overcoming Hurdles In Treating Varanasi's Malnourished Children

Jun 14, 2019

Varanasi is home to an estimated 700 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), along with about 1,500 with Moderate Acute Malnourishment (MAM), according to the district administration records.

Saved, Yet Shamed

Saved, Yet Shamed

Apr 18, 2018

India trims the annual increase of HIV/AIDS cases by 57 per cent since 2000. But social stigma lives on.

The Greater Kailash Of Garbage

The Greater Kailash Of Garbage

Apr 11, 2018

There are time-bombs ticking in the capital—after all, there’s only so much ­garbage landfills can take. Swachh Bharat slogans won’t stop the volcanoes from exploding, as remedies and alternatives languish for lack of vision and funds.

Search For A Sieve

Search For A Sieve

Apr 05, 2018

Amid a rise in TB cases, India’s countermeasures remain smothered in a host of operational issues

The Vulture On The Wire

The Vulture On The Wire

Mar 15, 2018

As more of our lives comes to be lived online, the worst we encounter or evade in ‘real’ life reappears digitally magnified with a vengeance­

A Billion Bodies, But No Size Fits

A Billion Bodies, But No Size Fits

Feb 28, 2018

The first national NIFT survey will finally chart the Indian body type, if indeed such a thing is found to exist

This Needs A Detox

This Needs A Detox

Feb 22, 2018

Multiple laws make a mess of deaddiction

An Open Affair With Freedom

An Open Affair With Freedom

Feb 15, 2018

Sex outside wedlock has commonly evoked the ­prurient ­rather than the idea of self-fulfilment. A new ­generation of women and men are changing that, and how!

Clever Bait, Gasping Fight

Clever Bait, Gasping Fight

Feb 08, 2018

Unwise investments by banks have become common, slapping investors with losses and high soaring fees

Lessons Without A Leash

Lessons Without A Leash

Jan 18, 2018

A new national-level ‘augmentation course’ has been introduced to make our canine soldiers smarter and teach them to listen and guard us better

Newborns Don’t Need Hepatitis B Vaccine Immediately After Birth, Can Wait For 6 Months, Says ICMR Study

Newborns Don’t Need Hepatitis B Vaccine Immediately After Birth, Can Wait For 6 Months, Says ICMR Study

Jan 11, 2018

A dose given to a new born even after six months will be as effective since most babies are naturally immune to Hepatitis-B infection due to passive transfer of antibodies from the mother.

Dark Web Nightmares

Dark Web Nightmares

Dec 15, 2017

Weak in attack and defence, India walks blind down an unseen war

‘A Global Mechanism Is The Need Of The Hour’

‘A Global Mechanism Is The Need Of The Hour’

Dec 01, 2017

In the age of Aadhar, how important is cyber security? Dr Ajay Kumar, additional scretary of Ministry of Electronics and IT says it's "challenging"

The Red In That Green

The Red In That Green

Nov 17, 2017

Once known for strong patent laws, India is now yielding to pharma MNCs

Hand-Woven Darkness

Hand-Woven Darkness

Nov 02, 2017

DeMo and GST are like the warp and woof of a dismal handicrafts canvas

Body-Bags For Soldiers Costs Less Than Rs 500, Defence Ministry Has No Immediate Plans To Procure Them

Body-Bags For Soldiers Costs Less Than Rs 500, Defence Ministry Has No Immediate Plans To Procure Them

Oct 11, 2017

A senior Army officer told Outlook “There are no immediate plans by the defence ministry to procure body bags.”

Indian Armed Forces Don't Have A Single Body-Bag To Ensure A Dignified Final Journey For Its Fallen

Indian Armed Forces Don't Have A Single Body-Bag To Ensure A Dignified Final Journey For Its Fallen

Oct 09, 2017

A court of inquiry has been initiated into the cause of the Tawang crash but officials say it is unlikely that it extends to the use of cardboard boxes for transportation of the bodies.

Can’t Smoke Out Scary Strains

Can’t Smoke Out Scary Strains

Sep 01, 2017

The rains again expose factors plaguing India’s healthcare in rural and urban spaces

Now Pay 70% Less For Knee Implants, Govt Caps Prices

Now Pay 70% Less For Knee Implants, Govt Caps Prices

Aug 16, 2017

This was the second medical device to be put under price control since prices of cardiac stents were capped in February this year.

Hospitals, Importers Take Home Upto 450 Percent Profit On Implants, Reveals Govt. Data

Hospitals, Importers Take Home Upto 450 Percent Profit On Implants, Reveals Govt. Data

Aug 05, 2017

Outlook previously detailed the unscrupulous ways in which medical device manufacturing companies and hospitals fleece patients into getting expensive surgeries and transplants to make money

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