Articles by P Srinivasan
A spurt in cases of dengue has put the state health department in a quandary with January witnessing a total of 478 cases of the vector-borne disease reported across Rajasthan, up from 56 in the corresponding period in 2017
Updated on Feb 15, 2018 09:18 PM IST
19% men and women in Rajasthan want more sons than daughters.
Updated on Jan 24, 2018 09:52 PM IST
Dr Gupta said that the hospital will screen for 12 kinds of blood disorders under hemoglobinopathy so that the future generation is healthy.
Updated on Jan 22, 2018 09:46 PM IST
Rajasthan has recorded 195 of 220 swine flu cases across the country till January 9.
Updated on Jan 17, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |P Srinivasan and Rhythma Kaul
The crop will be grown vertically to accommodate more plants in the same area, increasing yield.
Updated on Jan 14, 2018 08:37 PM IST
Gluten-free wheat will help children with celiac disease to consume them.
Updated on Jan 11, 2018 06:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | P Srinivasan, Jaipur
For the first time in Rajasthan, the mental health of school children will be assessed. The pilot project will begin in Jaipur on January 8
Updated on Jan 05, 2018 08:19 PM IST
According to the agriculture department, against the target of 26 lakh hectares, mustard has been sown only on 20.49 lakh hectares.
Updated on Jan 03, 2018 08:45 PM IST
Rajasthan has covered about 80% of children below the age of two years under an intensive immunisation drive in the last three months despite doctors’ strikes, a senior health official said.
Updated on Dec 28, 2017 08:51 PM IST
Nigin Binish, a resident of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, is travelling on foot from Coimbatore to Kashmir with a message to stop wasting food and reduce hunger in the country
Updated on Dec 26, 2017 08:38 PM IST
The objective is to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, eliminate malnutrition and ensure a healthy future for the mother and child
Updated on Dec 20, 2017 08:10 PM IST
The Rajasthan government has sought details of Muslims staff at health centres across the state, leading to apprehension among the doctors from the minority community that they may be targeted because of their religion
Updated on Dec 12, 2017 09:03 PM IST
The basic reason behind the poor performance is that the Rajasthani society is male-dominated and the women are not allowed to take any decision about male sterilisation.
Updated on Nov 28, 2017 09:11 PM IST
According to the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), 32% (15 million) people in Rajasthan were using tobacco in one form or the other; among them, 72,000 died due to tobacco-related illness every year
Updated on Nov 27, 2017 08:56 PM IST
Recently, a case of Japanese Encephalitis was detected in the state. The samples were collected from the affected area. Once the larvae grow into mosquitoes, they will be tested for the JE virus.
Updated on Nov 26, 2017 08:07 PM IST
Delhi has made a start, with three homes; Rajasthan may be next. But many more homes are needed for the thousands of patients who have been declared well but have nowhere to go.
Published on Nov 25, 2017 10:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times |P Srinivasan and Anonna Dutt
Updated on Nov 23, 2017 07:30 PM IST
Through the event organised at 773 centres across 33 districts of Rajasthan, 850 volunteers held a direct dialogue over sex determination issue with 1.58 lakh youth for two hours
Updated on Nov 18, 2017 08:55 PM IST
The coverage of Vitamin A supplement dipped by 4% to 82% in the May-June round from 86% registered during the same period last year.
Updated on Nov 16, 2017 09:15 PM IST
Two tweets and a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to one of its centres in the Philippines has come as a big encouragement to Jaipur-based BMVSS
Updated on Nov 15, 2017 08:24 PM IST
A pneumococcal vaccine once a year and influenza vaccine twice a year can check most of these deaths.
Updated on Nov 14, 2017 09:18 PM IST
There is a huge demand for dehydrated onion in the market. Many products such as noodles, meat masala etc sold in the market contain dry onion powder. Dry onion flakes and paste are also used for preparing food.
Updated on Nov 12, 2017 08:47 PM IST
The worst affected districts are Kota, Jaipur, Dholpur, Ajmer and Bharatpur.
Updated on Nov 09, 2017 09:26 PM IST
The animal husbandry department will soon set up two research centres for primary investigation of glanders disease among equines in the state
Updated on Nov 06, 2017 07:52 PM IST
Abandoned by their parents, 77 newborns have got a fresh shot at life courtesy a government scheme that allows people to put unwanted infants in cradles installed at hospitals across the state
Published on Nov 04, 2017 08:19 PM IST
Rajasthan is the first state, not only in India but in the world, to launch a pilot project to access real-time information on vaccination of children.
Updated on Nov 02, 2017 08:17 PM IST
The helpline, called ‘mansanwad’ (dialogues about mind), is India’s first initiative in a government set-up to tackle such matters
Updated on Nov 01, 2017 07:40 PM IST
The state government will soon come up with a bill to regulate sale of bovine semen and artificial insemination services for improving cattle breeds
Updated on Oct 22, 2017 07:30 PM IST
The mother milk bank in Udaipur saved the life of a premature baby girl in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad by transporting mother’s milk for the grossly underweight newborn
Updated on Oct 17, 2017 09:27 PM IST
The opposition has said that it’s a decision to appease the voters in Ajmer, Alwar and Mandalgarh districts.
Updated on Oct 13, 2017 08:02 PM IST