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P Srinivasan is Principal Correspondent and working with Hindustan Times since 2001. He writes on health, agriculture and development.

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Try these intimate hygiene wash to keep vaginal health issues at bay

Vaginal health is of paramount importance for women. And intimate washes help keep the sensitive region in good shape. 

Ensuring that vagina is in a healthy condition is of paramount importance for women.(Pexels)
Updated on Feb 10, 2022 02:47 PM IST

Flaxseed oil: Add this magic oil in your diet to fight heart, cancer problems

Flaxseed oil is a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids which help improve heart and brain health apart from combating cancer. What's more these are vegan products.  

Have flaxseed oil to fight heart, joints and cancer problems.    (Pinterest)
Published on Dec 31, 2021 07:06 PM IST

Happy New Year 2022 Gifts: Top smartphones to gift this festive season

For this New Year, consider gifting smartphones to your loved ones. From Redmi, Samsung, MI… there are many options to pick from.   

Smartphones are great options as gifts for the new year celebrations.
Updated on Feb 10, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP hopes for Balakot poll gain

Expert says though traditionally ruling party in state does well in LS polls, this time retaliation against Pulwama may benefit Modi

The BJP returned to power in the state after the 2013 assembly elections and won on all the 25 parliamentary seats in 2014 riding on a Modi wave(HT)
Published on Mar 16, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By, Jaipur

Fewer checks for adulteration in Rajasthan raise food safety concerns

According to data from Rajasthan’s health department, FSOs collected 51,953 samples across the state in these eight years when they should have collected 117,120 as per norms. The norm is that every FSO should collect at least 20 samples every month. There are 61 FSOs in the state.

If a food item does not meet specified standards, it is labelled substandard(Representational Photo)
Published on Mar 05, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Incision blade breaks, gets stuck in Rajasthan woman’s abdomen in sterilization camp

Devi’s family said she was taken to the Community Health Centre (CHC) of Kumher on Wednesday morning to the sterilization camp.

Incision blade breaks, gets stuck in Rajasthan woman’s abdomen in sterilization camp. (Representational Image)(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Bharatpur | By

Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2018: In 14 constituencies, more NOTA votes polled than victory margin

Rajasthan assembly election results: In 14 assembly seats in the state election, the victory margin was less than the votes polled for NOTA option.

Voters after casting their vote in village Padampura, near Ajmer, India, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.(AP)
Published on Dec 13, 2018 02:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: Unemployment dole, jobs in BJP manifesto

Rajasthan assembly elections 2018: The BJP manifesto promises 50 lakh jobs in private sector in five years in Rajasthan, and 30,000 jobs every year in the government sector. CM Vasundhara Raje said up to Rs 5,000 per month will be given as unemployment allowance.

The manifesto was unveiled by Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Prakash Javadekar, and Rajathan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, in the presence of BJP leaders and workers in Jaipur.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 11:57 PM IST
Jaipur | By

Constituency watch: Caste matters more than progress in Jaipur

Politics in ‘most backward’ region is influenced by border states Seven regions comprise Rajasthan. HT looks at how poll dynamics of these regions have changed since 1951

Voters waiting for their turn to exercise their franchise in the municipal corporation election at a poll booth in Jaipur’s Chomu area.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 02:37 PM IST

In Rajasthan’s govt hospitals, women to be discharged only if found fit to breastfeed newborns

According to a health department order, beginning September, new mothers will be discharged only after the consulting doctor stamps the discharge form that they are capable of breastfeeding and the milk bank counsellor certifies it.

Mumbai, India - July 11, 2018: New born babies on World Population Day at Wadia Hospital, Parel in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 21, 2018 12:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Rajasthan records over 48,000 suicides in 10 years, NGO calls for crisis intervention centre

An organisation has demanded that the Rajasthan government set up a crisis intervention centre to prevent suicides, which were more than 48,000 in the state from 2007 to 2017.

State Crime Records Bureau data shows that 4430 people killed themselves in Rajasthan in 2007, which declined to 3765 in 2017.(File Photo For Representation)
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 10:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Jaipur

Crop premium subsidy only up to 7 hectares in Rajasthan

The move will save the state ₹60 crore this kharif season.

Farmers show crops destroyed by rain and hailstorm in Rajasthan.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Spotted mosquito breeding? Alert officials on WhatsApp

The Rajasthan health department will take to social media to seek people’s support for controlling mosquito breeding, a senior official said.

Official data shows that from January to July 5 this year, Rajasthan has reported 908 malaria cases, 1808 dengue cases including three deaths, 130 chikungunya cases, and 1370 swine flu cases including 134 deaths.(HT File Photo For Representation Purpose)
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 11:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Jaipur

CBSE result 2018: Jaipur boy who cannot sit, wrote Class 10 exams standing, scores 93.4%

Ashmeet Bhatnagar has to stand 12 hours a day because he has a rare incurable disease that makes it impossible for him to sit. He wrote the Class 10 CBSE exam standing and has scored 93.4% marks.

(Left to Right) Chaitanya Bhatnagar, Sumeet Bhatnagar and Ashmeet Bhatnagar. Ashmeet Bhatnagar can either stand or lie down because of stiff joints. He has myositis ossificans in which calcification occur at sites of skeletal injuries.(HT photo)
Updated on May 30, 2018 08:15 PM IST

No social media for Yana Gupta, Jaipur’s CBSE Class 10 topper

Yana Gupta, who scored the highest marks in Rajasthan’s Jaipur in Class 10 board examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, believes in being regular with her studies.

Yana Gupta, who scored the highest marks in Rajasthan’s Jaipur in CBSE Class 10 board examination got 100 in mathematics, science, social science and Sanskrit, and 94 in English.(HT photo)
Updated on May 29, 2018 07:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Polls on mind, Rajasthan govt delays project on safe prasad at places of worship

FSSAI launched the BHOG project to ensure preparation and packaging of prasad meet norms stipulated in Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulation, 2011

Under the project BHOG (Blissful Hygienic Offering to God), the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India asked the states to ensure that prasad served to devotees meet food safety standards.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Jaipur

Jaipur businessman bids 16 lakh to get 0001 number for his Jaguar

Tanejaa bought his first luxury car, a BMW 5 series, in 2011 and paid ₹10.31 lakh for a special number RJ 14 CP 0001.

Rrahul Tanejaa with his Jaguar with premium number 1.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2018 09:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Jaipur millionaire splurges lakhs of rupees on fancy number plates

All his cars have ‘0001’ in the registration plates. But it is not only cars where 37-year-old Rrahul Tanejaa’s fetish manifests itself.

Tanejaa who runs an event management company, spent <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>16 lakh for a winning bid for a fancy number for his new luxury car: RJ 45 CG 0001.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2018 09:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Soon, Ajmer to get a rail museum

The museum will have on display implements and paraphernalia of the metre gauge trains and tracks.

The National Rail Museum in New Delhi. The rail museum in AJmer will have a saloon that will be converted into restaurant general coach.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on May 13, 2018 10:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Every third Wednesday to be observed as Male Sterilisation Day

The condition of male sterilisation has been pitiable over the last few years.

It has been directed to make plans to inspire males for vasectomy and talk to medical in-charges, woman health workers and Accredited Social Health Activists to encourage males to come forward for sterilisation.(HT FILE (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))
Updated on May 06, 2018 10:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

To celebrate girl child, Rajasthan govt to develop parks

In a first of its kind project in the country, the state government plans to develop Beti Gaurav Udhyan (BGU) to promote the girl child in Rajasthan

According to the 2011 census, there are 888 females per 1,000 males in Rajasthan.(HT File)
Updated on May 01, 2018 10:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Ahead of polls, Rajasthan govt to start immunisation drive in Dalit-dominated villages

On the Centre’s directions, the Rajasthan government will focus on immunising children up to two years and pregnant women in 599 scheduled caste-dominated villages in the state, officials said.

Mission Indradhanush will be launched in 599 scheduled caste-dominated villages in Rajasthan’s 30 districts.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Jaipur

Rajasthan govt to give two ‘expensive’ drugs free to TB patients

While a six-month course of one drug costs Rs 1 lakh, another is Rs 58,000.

Active TB infection commonly involves the lungs (in about 75% of cases) and symptoms are a chronic (long-standing) cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever, night sweats and weight loss.(Getty Images/ Representative image)
Updated on Mar 23, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Agri dept includes dill seeds in export promotion scheme

The agriculture department in its recent order has included dill seeds in the list of spices that are exported and has also extended the spices export promotion scheme for another year

In Rajasthan, dill seeds are used as a flavouring agent and a spice, while in foreign countries it is used in medicines.(File/Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 20, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By, Jaipur

Meet highlights problems to connect Rajasthan jail inmates with skill training

The RSLDC, training jail inmates in various skills with support from partners, recently organised a meeting in Jaipur to discuss the challenges being faced by the partners

Officials at the meeting organised by the RSLDC in Jaipur on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 17, 2018 09:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

From coming kharif season, farmers to get fertiliser subsidy through DBT

From the coming kharif season, subsidy on fertilisers will be credited to bank account of farmers through direct benefit transfer, an official said on Thursday

At present, farmers get fertilisers on subsidised rate, as the subsidy is transferred to companies based on the fertiliser dealers uploading the details of fertiliser sale on website.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 15, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By

Transgender people in Rajasthan to get skill training soon

Skill training for transgender people in Rajasthan will start soon to provide them with alternative means of livelihood, officials familiar with the initiative said.

Rajasthan has around 22,000 transgender people, but only 350 of them have voter identity cards on which ‘transgender’ has been written in the sex column; the rest of them have ID cards with ‘female’ written on them.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2018 09:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Jaipur

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao: Why PM Modi picked Jhunjhunu for scheme expansion

Rajasthan has improved its child sex ratio (CSR) by 34 points from 888 girls per 1000 boys in 2011 to 922 per 1000 boys in 2017-18

The BBBP campaign was launched by the PM on January 15, 2015, from Panipat in Haryana with an aim to address declining sex ratio and educate girls in the country.(HT Fil;e)
Updated on Mar 07, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Hindustna Times, Jaipur | By

Unlimited calling, free talk time turning cellphone users deaf: Experts

Talking continuously for six to seven hours daily on mobile phone can affect the hearing capacity and cause damage to ears, say experts

Youngsters listening to FM on their cellphones.(Photo for representation/HT)
Updated on Mar 03, 2018 09:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By
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