05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: With the central food safety regulator FSSAI ordering withdrawal of nine approved variants of Maggi, Health Ministry today said it is of the "confirmed" opinion that the product failed to adhere to safety norms and assured that no compromise will be done on food safety.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared on Wednesday by the Union Cabinet.
14 Apr 2011
The formation of the proposed National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER), as part of the higher education reform agenda, is turning out to be an uphill task.
31 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has rapped the Union Health Ministry for failing to meet the deadline to respond to its notice issued over alleged shortage of life saving drugs for HIV patients.
18 Oct 2016
New Delhi: According to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), as against 92.67 lakh policies due for renewal, only 74.79 lakh policies were renewed during 2014-15.
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 191 lives in the country in January alone with Telangana reporting the highest number of cases of people afflicted with the H1N1 virus followed by Delhi, the government said on Monday.
23 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is closely watching the developments surrounding the referendum in Britain on the country's continuity in the European Union and India was well prepared to handle any eventuality, a top official said early on Thursday.
09 Jun 2016
New Delhi: In order to tap into the growing segment of health conscious customers, beverage and snacks major PepsiCo today said it will have more focus in this area which launching new drinks.
04 Jan 2015
New Delhi: A whopping 63 million people are faced with poverty every year due to "catastrophic" expenditure over healthcare which neutralises the gains of rising income and various government schemes aimed to reduce poverty, according to the Health Ministry.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: BJD and JD(U) members today demanded a separate Ministry to deal with natural calamities like flood and drought, even as they sought a more pro-active approach by the Centre in releasing funds to affected states.