RS polls: Eight BJP candidates file nomination from UP

Eight BJP candidates filed their nominations for the Rajya Sabha elections on Tuesday in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other senior party leaders. Those who submitted papers included BJP’s OBC Morcha national president K Laxman, former BJP state president Laxmikant Vajpayee, Mithilesh Kumar, Radha Mohan Das Aggarwal, Surendra Singh Nagar, … Read more

Indians only people who have managed democracy at unparalleled scale: Rahul

Democracy in India is a global public good and Indians are the only people who have managed democracy at an unparalleled scale, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday as he participated at an ‘Ideas for India’ conference in London. Gandhi, who is in the UK, also posted pictures on Twitter from the event in … Read more

Non-COVID Highlights From Biden’s State of the Union Address

March 2, 2022 – Beyond COVID-19, President Joe Biden on Tuesday hit on several other health care priorities in his first State of the Union, including a warning that the administration would scrutinize private investor ownership of nursing homes and that Medicare was going to “set higher standards for nursing homes and make sure your … Read more

Biden Unveils ‘Test to Treat’ for COVID in State of the Union

March 2, 2022 — In his first State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, President Joe Biden urged Americans to not let their guard down against COVID-19 and pledged to make more tests and treatments available. On Wednesday, his team unveiled plans to get started. The new National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, which officials said … Read more

Union Budget 2022-23: Digital health ecosystem will improve patient care, healthcare accessibility – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: In line with the Government’s Digital health mission, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced the release of an open platform for national digital health eecosystem in the Budget 2022. The platform will store information related to healthcare providers, health facilities, healthcare seekers through unique health identities and consent framework of healthcare services … Read more

Jairam Ramesh gives dissent note to joint panel on Personal Data Protection Bill

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday gave his dissent note to the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Personal Data Protection Bill after the committee adopted its report at its meeting here. The former Union minister also lauded the democratic manner in which the committee functioned under the chairmanship of PP Chaudhuri for the past … Read more

Covid-19 positivity rate drops below 1% in Puducherry – ET HealthWorld

PUDUCHERRY: The Union territory of Puducherry reported less than 50 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday after a gap of more than four months. The positivity rate of the samples (5,243) tested on Monday stood at 0.8%, the lowest during the second wave. The territory reported 42 fresh cases even as 125 patients recovered in the … Read more

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan meets PM Modi, seeks GST dues clearance

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday urged the central government to set up an AIIMS in the state as well as provide pending GST dues worth over Rs 4,500 crore. Vijayan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and discussed various issues related to the state, including rail projects. Addressing the media in the national … Read more