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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

The Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thawaarchand Gehlot in the presence of Ministers of State, Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Shri Ramdas Athawale & Shri Ratan Lal Kataria launched the website for the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan(NMBA) on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking today. The Day is observed worldwide ...

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Common Questions on COVID-19 Vaccination answered by Dr. N.K. Arora, Chairman, Working Group on COVID-19 in NTAGI

We are soon going to have the world’s first DNA-plasmid vaccine by Zydus Cadilla which has been Made in India. The other vaccine that we can expect soon is Biological E – a protein subunit vaccine, informs Dr Narendra Kumar Arora, Chairman of COVID-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI). He further informs that the ...

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Life Is Nothing But The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Dr. Bhavana Gautam Mumbai: Pandemic has changed our outlook to Wellness, Founder of EmbraceLife Holistic Health consultant Emotional wellbeing Coach  Dr. Bhavana Gautam emphasized in her recent address to the aspirants of holistic health at a function held at Andheri(West), Mumbai on June 25th, 2021, as she calls them ( not patients). Her idea of well-being emanates from Mind-Body- Connect, ...

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Snana Mandapap of Shrimandir

The description of Snana Mandapa can be found in Niladri Mahodaya and Odia Literature. Since the deities themselves get seated on this platform and bathe in the most holy way, therefore the platform is called Snana Mandapa or Snana Bedi. Before the reign of King Kapilendra Deba, a wooden platform near Pratihari Nijog and Bimana Saraghara(now famous as Shrimandir Branch ...

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The Forgotten Statues of the Dhauli Crafts Bazaar

Dr.Adyasha Das A chance visit to the majestic Peace Pagoda at Dhauli spurred me on to this abandoned shopping complex, the crafts bazaar at Dhauli. Covered with weeds and dense vegetation now, this complex, once an ambitious project is now in desperate need of renovation. Initially, eighteen kiosks were planned to be pitched to showcase various traditional art and crafts ...

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“Vaccine availability will not be an issue, 20 – 22 crore doses next month”

Member (Health), NITI Aayog, Dr. V. K. Paul has informed that India has administered nearly 81 lakh vaccine doses, on the first day when the Revised Guidelines for COVID Vaccination came into force. A Sign of India’s ability to Vaccinate at Scale Speaking to DD News, he said that the day one vaccination figures demonstrate India’s ability to carry out ...

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Why do new waves happen?

“There are countries where even the second wave has not occurred. If we do what is required and do not indulge in irresponsible behaviour, then an outbreak should not occur. This is a simple epidemiological principle.” Dr V.K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog was explaining the reasons behind the emergence of new pandemic waves and how it can be controlled or even ...

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India spent approximately Rs. 2,386 crores in 2020 on oral cancer treatment:Tata Memorial Centre

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, with approximately 70% of cancer cases occurring in low and middle-income countries. India’s cancer scenario is burdened with oral cavity cancer being the most common among men. In fact, India accounted for almost a third of the global incidence in 2020. Dr. RA Badwe, ...

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Writer,Poet and Lyricist Dr.Debasis Panigrahi

Dr.Debasis Panigrahi is a popular and critically acclaimed writer of short stories, short fiction, novella, and novel from Odisha, an eastern state of India. He writes in Odia, a regional language, which because of its great antiquity and rich literary heritage, has been accorded the status of a classical language of India. He has so far published nine collections of ...

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Raja : The Swing Festival of Odisha

Dr Adyasha Das Festivals, though built around different occasions, truly showcase culture and tradition. Festivals have been defined as cultural forms of and about ‘culture’ (Bauman 1986); cultural performances allowing to enact and celebrate the multiple symbolic elements which add sense and meaning to the various oppositions and discontinuities of everyday life (Singer 1959). Festivals have long been considered the ...

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