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Tuberculosis free India: J P Nadda formulates strategy to eliminate TB by 2025

India on Friday pledged its commitment to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global goal to reduce the number of such deaths by 90 per cent by 2030. Speaking at the 29th meeting of Stop TB Partnership coordination committee, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said that India has formulated a national strategic plan with a special focus on stamping out the bactrial disease at grass root levels.

Rename Babar Road after Lt Ummer Fayaz: Tajinder Pal Bagga

Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Bagga has suggested that Delhi’s Babar Road, named after India’s first Mughal emperor, be renamed after Ummer Fayaz, the Army lieutenant who was killed by terrorists in the Valley recently. Bagga has written to the Prime Minister, MP Meenakshi Lekhi and NDMC chairperson Naresh Kumar in this regard. Bagga, in his letter, said the entire nation is mourning the death of the Armyman from the Rajputana Rifles.