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GSK launches new public awareness initiative on shingles

Mumbai, Feb 28 (UNI) GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited (GSK) has launched a new public awareness initiative featuring Soha Ali Khan, Milind Soman, Neelam Soni and Rohan Bopanna to raise awareness about shingles, a painful viral disease.
The campaign is named ‘Project 90’ because the virus is potentially present in over 90 per cent of Indians over age of 50 years.
"Shingles is a disease of the nerves caused by the same varicella-zoster virus that causes chickenpox. The virus remains inactive in the body’s nerves after a person recovers from chickenpox and may reactivate anytime later, largely in ageing adults," said Dr Rashmi Hegde, Medical director, GlaxoSmithKline India, here on Wednesday.
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Constitution will remain unchanged and Intact: NCP spokesperson

16 Apr 2024 | 8:49 PM

Mumbai, Apr 16 (UNI) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Anand Paranjape on Tuesday lashed out against the opposition in Maharashtra for "falsely alleging" that there will be a change in the Constitution of India if the BJP-led NDA government returns to power after the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

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Maha: Gadkari violated model code of conduct: Congress chief spokesperson

16 Apr 2024 | 7:52 PM

Mumbai, Apr 16 (UNI) Maharashtra Congress chief spokesperson Atul Londhe on Tuesday demanded that candidature of BJP's Nitin Gadkari should be cancelled for allegedly violating the code of conduct by using posters of Lord Sri Ram to influence voters.

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Maha: Mahayuti Govt working to strengthen leadership of Narendra Modi: NCP chief

16 Apr 2024 | 7:14 PM

Kolhapur / Raigad, Apr 16 (UNI) The Mahayuti (grand alliance) government in Maharashtra is working dynamically to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for realising his vision of 2047, asserted NCP (Ajit Pawar) state president Sunil Tatkare on Tuesday.

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'Ab ki baar 400 par' is just a gimmick: Londhe

16 Apr 2024 | 7:13 PM

Mumbai, April 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party's slogan of 'Ab ki baar 400 par' is just a gimmick and there is no doubt that the BJP will face a massive defeat in the upcoming Lok Saha polls, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Spokesperson Atul Londhe said here on Tuesday.

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Maha: Aamir Khan files complaint against fake Congress video

Maha: Aamir Khan files complaint against fake Congress video

16 Apr 2024 | 6:23 PM

Mumbai, Apr 16 (UNI) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has filed a complaint with the Cyber Cell of city police about a fake video message, wherein he is seen urging people to vote for Congress ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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