Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President Kovind

The President addressed the centenary celebrations of The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Yoga is an important example of India's soft power and belongs to entire humanity, he stated. The Yoga Institute in Mumbai the oldest Yoga Institute in India and is marking 100 years since its inception

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President KovindYoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration Established in 1918 by Yogendra, a proponent of hatha yoga, the institute has been educating its students and followers from India and around the world, on ways to strike a balance between the mind and the body with the help […]

NGOs urges President for nationwide anti-tobacco campaign

The trend of consuming tobacco is increasing among youth, which is a matter of serious concern. It is very important and necessary for the public health that younger generation are saved from being ruined by tobacco addiction. Everyday 5,500 children throughout the country start consuming tobacco and become addicted before the age of 18

NGOs urges President for nationwide anti-tobacco campaignA delegation led by Om Prakash, Member of Parliament from Siwan, Bihar appealed the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind to save children and youth in the country from tobacco addiction and submitted a memorandum to launch a national level campaign for tobacco free education institutions. Om Prakash along with delegation met Kovind at Rashtrapati […]

Passive Euthanasia: ‘Every person above 75 years should have this right’

Today, the Supreme Court (SC) allowed passive euthanasia stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity, but made sure to set out strict guidelines that will govern them, when it is permitted. But, a Mumbai-based couple, Iravati Lavate, 78, and her husband Narayan Lavate, 88, residents of Girgaon, Mumbai, who have appealed to the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, to be granted permission for euthanasia are unhappy with this decision

Passive Euthanasia: ‘Every person above 75 years should have this right’While neither Narayan nor Iravati have any ailment, the couple says the wish for assisted suicide was driven by the satisfaction of having lived a happy life and the idea to not depend on hospitals for old-age ailments. In addition, they said, the fear of one of them passing away while the other lives on, […]

President launches Pulse Polio programme for 2018

On the eve of National Immunization Day, the President of India launched a countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2018. More than 17 crore children will be given polio drops through this programme

President launches Pulse Polio programme for 2018The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2018 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old, at the Rahstrapati Bhawan, in the presence of the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda and Ministers of State (Health) Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Anupriya Patel. […]

Three nurses from Maharashtra conferred with Florence Nightingale award on International Nursing Day

The Florence Nightingale awards are given to the outstanding nursing personnel employed in Central, State/UTs. Nurses working in Government, Voluntary Organizations, Mission institutions and the private institutions can apply with the due recommendation of concerned State Government

Three nurses from Maharashtra conferred with Florence Nightingale award on International Nursing DayThe President of India, Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashrapati Bhavan, here today, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare. From 35 nurses who have been felicitated by the president […]