Showing posts from September 29, 2013
launch of vaccine for Japanese Encephalitis5102013 Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has launched the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccine JENVAC in New Delhi and termed it a major step by the country towards achieving self-reliance in technological innovation. Till now, the vaccine was imported from China and its availability was an issue, the minister said, terming the launch of JENVAC a historic occasion. He further said the JE virus, which was first reported in in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu in 1955, has now spread to over 171 districts in 19 states. “The need for this vaccine is immense as the birth cohort in the affected 171 districts is about 40 lakh annually, which means we would eventually need about 1 crore doses of the vaccine for comprehensive coverage,” Azad said. Azad said that after acceptance of GoM recommendations for a comprehensive multi-pronged strategy for the prevention and control of Japanese Encephalitis and acute encephalitis syndrome, the Union Cabinet …
Telangana nod: Bandh hits normal life in Seemandhra4102013 Updated on : 04-10-2013 12:32 PM Normal life was paralysed in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh as the 48-hour bandh in protest against the Union Cabinet’s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh began on Friday morning.  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has convened an emergency meeting on Friday afternoon with ministers, MPs, MLCs and MLAs from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema to discuss the developments following the Cabinet’s decision.  The united-Andhra supporters blocked highways and enforced closure of shops and other commercial establishments and educational institutions in the two regions.  The protesters organised rallies and sit-ins at important junctions at several towns.  The pro-united Andhra employees of Andhra Pradesh government, including the staff of state-run Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), have already been on strike since mid-August.  Sporadic inc…
Dish TV brings Entertainment Anywhere Anytime with ‘DishOnline’4102013
New Delhi, 3rd October 2013: In line withits long term vision to own all video platforms for TV viewing irrespective of the screen, Dish TV, Asia’s largest DTH service provider today announced the launch of an innovative path-breaking service which will redefine TV viewing in India. Maintaining its highly differentiated and customer centric approach, the DTH industry leader will provide its  family of 15 million subscribers a unique TV viewing experiencewith the launch of its online application “DishOnline”. It is for the first time that a DTH player launched a full-fledged OTT (Over the top) streaming application that will provide ‘unlimited entertainment ON THE GO’. It is a huge delight for passionate TV viewers as they can now carry their TV along and enjoy it‘anytime, anywhere’. This will be a huge deal for passionate TV viewers as they will now be able to carry their TV along and enjoy it anytime anywhere.