Day: June 17, 2019

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India

NEW DELHI – Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday. Ninety-seven children had died and 146 were being treated for the disease, which occurs in seasonal outbreaks […]


Trump and Modi’s lavish farm payouts prompt questions at WTO

GENEVA – Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO’s quarterly agriculture committee meeting showed on Monday. The WTO has strict rules about the size and nature of payments, and member governments keep […]

Dozens of new Indian parliamentarians face criminal charges

NEW DELHI — India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influence of money, power and questionable morality on the world’s largest democracy. Nearly 43% of the new members of the lower house of Parliament that […]

Dr. Harsh Vardhan deploys another high level multi-disciplinary team to Muzaffarpur; to support the State in epidemiology research

“Five virological labs to be set up in different districts in Bihar” “A 100 bedded pediatric ICU to be set up at SKMCH by the State Government in one year” open view news desk Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, upon his return from […]

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