New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda on Thursday said that superior outcomes in health care in India will be better achieved with innovations in health practices and products, and urged states to give priority to innovations and best practices. Nadda inaugurated the three-day National Summit on Best Practices and Innovations in Healthcare in India. The Health Minister launched the National Health Innovations Portal which will be a repository of all innovations contributed by the states.
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- Rainbows in Delhi: LGBTQ community protests re-criminalisation …
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community on Thursday took to the streets in the heart of the national capital to protest the re-criminalisation of homosexuality in India. The Supreme Court threw out a 2009 ruling by the Delhi High court that had decriminalized gay sex, saying only Parliament could repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which bans sex against the order of nature.
- Media not defaming Fadnavis, says senior advocate Abha Singh
Mumbai, July 2 (ANI): Senior advocate Abha Singh on Thursday said the media was not trying to defame Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and was only trying to bring out the facts. "Fadnavis has his rights as a citizen to file a criminal defamation. Is the CM going to take action against his officers?" Abha Singh told ANI here.
- Javadekar launches web portal for online application for Environment …
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar launched a web portal on Thursday for online submission of applications for Environment Clearance by State Environment Impact Assessment Authorities for Category 'B' projects. The web portal has been launched across the country and 19 states have joined it instantly.
- PM Modi reviews progress of National Highway Programmes
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the progress of the National Highway Programmes at a high-level meeting. Reviewing the progress of highway construction in the North-East, the Prime Minister asked officials to ensure good connectivity between the new road projects, and nearby airports. The Prime Minister urged concerned officials to explore all possibilities of innovation in the materials and technology aspects of road construction.
- UP: One held for tortoise smuggling
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), July 2 (ANI): One person was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday on charges of smuggling tortoises.
- Flight delay row: BJP jumps to Fadnavis' defence
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday defended Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the flight delay row, saying the latter had not even once asked anyone to delay the aircraft. "Devendra Fadnavis not even once asked anyone to delay. The flight took off at the right time,"said BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi.
- Kalam lauds top billing for education in Delhi Budget
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Thursday said he was happy to note that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government gave top billing to education in its maiden Budget.
- Assam: Four NDFB (S) militants held
Baksa (Assam), July 2 (ANI): Four NDFB (S) militants were arrested by the Assam Police in the state's Baksa district on Thursday.
- PM Modi greets Kazakh President on his 75th birthday
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, greeting him on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
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