Prabhat Jha

Type: Person
Name: Prabhat Jha
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

RSS appoints Amit Shah's aide as BJP pointsman

In a long-anticipated move, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has appointed a new pointsman for interaction with the BJP, replacing senior functionary of the organisation Suresh Soni with Krishna Gopal."The RSS has decided to appoint Krishna Gopal ... [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Railway court rejects state plea to withdraw cases against Tomar, Jha

BHOPAL: In a major setback to Madhya Pradesh government, a railway court in Gwalior rejected its plea for withdrawal of cases against Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and BJP national vice -president Prabhat Jha, stating they were in 'public inter ... [Published Times of India - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

BJP ropes in Shazia Sushil Kumar for Swachh campaign

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan seems to be grabbing quite a few eyeballs. Grapevine has it that Shazia Ilmi, founding member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is likely to be included in the BJP’s list of names for the campaign.A senior BJP leader said wrestler ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Million Death Study documents how people are dying in the developing world

The Canadian-led study has upended many assumptions about the causes of death, which are often poorly tracked in developing countries.by Chantal BraganzaPrabhat Jha launched the Million Death Study in 2002. The resulting data has already produced dozens ... [Published University Affairs - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Global Health Summit: using big data to assess health of nations

Author:Elaine SmithPicture:Big data are large information sets that – when interpreted accurately – can illustrate the success of public health and healthcare delivery. But can they also provide an effective means for understanding both global and local ... [Published University of Toronto - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 3 reports

BJP leaders told to report daily on cleanliness drive

The filth behind Valmiki Colony from where PM Narendra Modi had started his Clean India campaign on October 2. (Source: Express photo by Praveen Khanna)After Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Delhi BJP leaders have been ... [Published Indian Express - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Ajay Singh's failure to turn up in court invites penalty

BHOPAL: A local court on Saturday slapped a penalty of Rs 500 on former leader of opposition in assembly and Congress MLA Ajay Singh for not being present in consecutive hearings of the defamation case which was filed by Singh himself against BJP leaders ... [Published Times of India - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

RSS plans reshuffle, equations in BJP will change

uresh Soni, joint general secretary of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, who is in charge of Bharatiya Janata Party affairs, is likely to be replaced in an organisational revamp expected soon after the Vijay Dashami celebrations in October. Consequently, ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Premature deaths could be reduced by 40% globally

With greater international effort premature deaths could be reduced by 40%, experts say.New research*, published today in The Lancet, suggests that, with sustained international efforts, the number of premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over the ... [Published OnMedicanet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Modi govt-RSS equation set to change with key appointment

A key change is in the offing in the day-to-day relationship of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). RSS sah sarkaryavah (joint general secretary) Krishna Gopal is set to replace Suresh Soni, also ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Death and Poverty Are Avoidable; Tobacco Taxes Shouldn't Be

“Death and poverty are avoidable, but not tobacco taxes.” With this challenging statement, Prabhat Jha, Founding Director of the Centre for Global Health at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto laid out the most simple, cost-effective, and powerful intervention ... [Published Global Health Policy - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Tobacco, Taxes, Prabhat Jha
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NS 2984: My 'verbal autopsies' reveal what really killed people

NS 2984: My 'verbal autopsies' reveal what really killed people http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329840.400-my-verbal-autopsies-reveal-what-really-killed-people.html * 01 September 2014Relatives of the recently deceased are helping to pin down ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 07 2014]
Entities: Autopsy, Malaria, India

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"but during the past three consecutive hearings when evidences were to be produced in court, singh remained absent. in its last hearing, the court warned singh to remain present. when he was absent on saturday, the court slapped a penalty on him as all chances for appearing given to him could not bring any result" counsel for Prabhat Jha and others said, Shivendra Upadhyay told TOI

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RSS appoints Amit Shah's aide as BJP pointsman [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 14 2014]
Railway court rejects state plea to withdraw ca... [Published Times of India - Oct 12 2014]
BJP ropes in Shazia Sushil Kumar for Swachh cam... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 08 2014]
Million Death Study documents how people are dy... [Published University Affairs - Oct 08 2014]
Global Health Summit: using big data to assess ... [Published University of Toronto - Oct 06 2014]
BJP leaders told to report daily on cleanliness... [Published Indian Express - Oct 04 2014]
Kejriwal Did Nothing, Now Wants Overnight Resul... [Published Outlook India - Oct 04 2014]
Kejriwal did nothing when in power: Upadhyay [Published Business Standard India - Oct 04 2014]
Ajay Singh's failure to turn up in court invite... [Published Times of India - Sep 28 2014]
RSS plans reshuffle, equations in BJP will change [Published The Sunday Guardian - Sep 28 2014]
Rs 500 fine imposed on Cong leader Ajay Singh [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 27 2014]
Delhi BJP celebrate Pandit Upadhyay's anniversary [Published Business Standard India - Sep 25 2014]
Construction Materials Shortage Affects SAARC P... [Published MyRepublica.com - Sep 23 2014]
Premature deaths could be reduced by 40% globally [Published OnMedicanet - Sep 19 2014]
Modi govt-RSS equation set to change with key a... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 16 2014]
Death and Poverty Are Avoidable; Tobacco Taxes ... [Published Global Health Policy - Sep 09 2014]
[tt] NS 2984: My 'verbal autopsies' reveal what... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 07 2014]
BJP president Amit Shah arrives for party's ral... [Published Topnews.in - Aug 16 2014]
BJP leaders hail party chief Amit Shah's new team [Published Topnews.in - Aug 16 2014]
Fully focused, Shah girds up for poll test [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
India: The Million Deaths Study [Published H5N1 - Jul 13 2014]
RS condemns Gulgulia rape [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 12 2014]
Lifesaver tag for Jaitley [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
Trinamul team visits MP 'rape victim' [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 19 2014]
IIT attempt debate [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 04 2014]
No, Hiking Taxes Isn't the Magic Solution to Sm... [Published REASON Online - Jan 06 2014]
Levying heavy taxes key to quit smoking: Study [Published Topnews.in - Jan 02 2014]
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Death and Poverty Are Avoidable; Tobacco Taxes ... [Published Global Health Policy - Sep 09 2014]
“Death and poverty are avoidable, but not tobacco taxes.” With this challenging statement, Prabhat Jha, Founding Director of the Centre for Global Health at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto laid out the most simple, cost-effective, and powerful intervention ...
[tt] NS 2984: My 'verbal autopsies' reveal what... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 07 2014]
NS 2984: My 'verbal autopsies' reveal what really killed people http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329840.400-my-verbal-autopsies-reveal-what-really-killed-people.html * 01 September 2014Relatives of the recently deceased are helping to pin down ...
India: The Million Deaths Study [Published H5N1 - Jul 13 2014]
I last posted about the Million Deaths Study back in 2012. Via BBC News: The mystery of India's unrecorded deaths. Excerpt from a very good report:There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's ...
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