Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases
has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in the state.
"Rapid response teams have been formed to combat both contagious and non-contagious diseases in the state under the integrated disease surveillance project (IDSP)," Madhya Pradesh
No Sex Education, Say Uttar Pradesh Teachers
is all set to introduce sex education in its schools from Class 9, but teachers have threatened to burn the books , saying the material goes against Indian culture.
"The books on sex education supplied by the government should be promptly withdrawn," Om Prakash Sharma, chief o...
Himachal Pradesh Under the Grip of Suspected Typhus Fever Outbreak
Fear of a possible outbreak of Typhus fever has gripped people in Himachal Pradesh.
At least 200 villagers, including women and children, in Deol area of Baijnath sub-division in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra District are suffering from a mysterious fever.
Epidemiologists are suspecting...
Madhya Pradesh may Ban Sale of Vibrating Condom
Bhopal, The Madhya Pradesh
government is contemplating a ban on the sale of Crezendo, a condom brand that comes with a vibrating ring, if it is proved to be a sex toy .
Marketed and sold by Hindustan Latex Ltd (HLL), a pack of Crezendo comes with three condoms along with a vibrating ring an...
Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results
Admitting serious anomalies in the results of the medical entrance examination, the Uttar Pradesh
government has decided to declare revised results Thursday.
The government will also announce the report submitted by a specially constituted nine-member technical committee that suggested reas...
Madhya Pradesh Bans Use of Vibrating Condoms
The Government of Madhya Pradesh
has banned the use of vibrating condoms, saying it goes against Indian culture.
The state-run Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL) introduced the item throughout the country about three months ago.
Protesting its launch, Hindu hardliners described the cond...
Uttar Pradesh Struggles to Contain Japanese Encephalitis
Doctors in Uttar Pradeshs Gorakhpur District are grappling to fight against a deadly viral infection, Japanese Encephalitis , that has killed at least 30 children in the past five months.
Dr. A.K.Rathi, Head of Paediatric Department, B.R.D Medical College, said that the hospital run by the c...
Miners in Madhya Pradesh at High Risk of Developing TB
The lives of laborers begin from mines and end with tuberculosis in the Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh. Forced to work in illegal stone quarries because they get no other jobs, constant exposure to silica dust puts the laborers at high risk of getting TB.
Saharia tribals and backward cl...
Yellow Rain Lashes Uttar Pradesh Village
Yellow rain lashed Maqdumpur Qazi village in Uttar Pradeshs Kaushambi District for over a week.
Villagers feel the yellow rains are due to divine displeasure.
The dried up drops dot the concrete floors, roofs and dish antennae across the village.
The villagers are scared th...
Sweltering Heat in Madhya Pradesh Claims Fifteen Lives
The summer sun continued to blaze down on Madhya Pradesh
Tuesday, taking temperatures to more than 46 degrees Celsius in the northern parts of the state, as the heat wave claimed six more lives taking the toll to 15.
The weather officials had no hope to offer, saying the hot weather would ...