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Court seeks CBI’s response to Ramadoss bail plea


July 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A special court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file reply on the bail application of former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss ... Read more...

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Ramadoss appears in graft case, moves bail plea


July 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss, accused in a corruption case, appeared in a special court here Tuesday and moved his bail application.Ramadoss appeared before ... Read more...

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CBI court issues warrant against Ramadoss


July 7th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday issued a bailable warrant against former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss over corruption charges.CBI Special Judge ... Read more...

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CBI seeks time to submit sanction against public servant


May 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday requested a Delhi court to provide it with more time to submit proper sanction of prosecution against ... Read more...

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Ramadoss fumes at Godfrey Phillips


September 8th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Thursday charged cigarette maker Godfrey Phillips Ltd of disrespecting the country as well as violating law pertaining to cigarette ... Read more...

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Ramadoss defends PMK colleague criticised by Karunanidhi


June 8th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Continuing to maintain silence on aligning with the DMK for the 2011 assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, PMK leader S.Ramadoss Tuesday, however, came to the support of ... Read more...

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PMK leaders meet Karunanidhi over seat allocation


June 7th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) With the PMK's high level meeting slated for Tuesday here, a group of party leaders met DMK leader and Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at his residence Monday ... Read more...

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DMK to ally with PMK, but no Rajya Sabha seat for Ramadoss


May 30th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The ruling DMK Sunday decided to ally with the PMK but expressed inability to offer it a Rajya Sabha seat this time, dashing hopes of PMK leader ... Read more...

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Decision on allying with PMK Sunday: Karunanidhi


May 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) The DMK's high-level action committee would decide Sunday on whether to ally with the PMK, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Saturday. "Tomorrow (Sunday) our party's high ... Read more...

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Talwar to stay as Chandigarh’s PGI chief, tribunal rules


May 26th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) A division bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) here Wednesday quashed the petition filed against the extension granted to K.K. Talwar as the director of the ... Read more...

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Ban surrogate cigarette ads, Ramadoss urges Tamil Nadu


January 30th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday urged the Tamil Nadu government to ban all surrogate cigarette advertisements and implement the law banning smoking in public places ... Read more...

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Another son rises in PMK


January 1st, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Once again the son bug has bitten the Tamil Nadu political party Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK). After Anbumani Ramadoss, the son of PMK founder S. Ramadoss, it ... Read more...

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Now ticket examiners, railway force can act against smokers


November 6th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Smokers beware! Ticket examiners and Railway Protection Force (RPF) assistant sub-inspectors have been authorised to take action against those found smoking in trains and on railway ... Read more...

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PMK breaks ties with AIADMK


October 4th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's main opposition AIADMK lost an ally as PMK Sunday decided to snap its ties with it. The decision came in a meeting of the PMK working ... Read more...

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Over 46,000 fined in Delhi for smoking in public places (Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) While Delhi has fined over 46,000 people for smoking in public, Tamil Nadu has earned over Rs.12 million in smoking fines, the highest among all the ... Read more...

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Over 11,000 fined in Delhi for smoking in public places


October 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) While Delhi has fined over 11,000 people for smoking in public, Tamil Nadu has earned over Rs.12 million in smoking fines, the highest among all the ... Read more...

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460 new foreign medical graduates eligible to work in India


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) About 460 foreign medical graduates this year cleared the screening exam that makes them eligible to practice in India, while the number was 1,326 last year, ... Read more...

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Public sector vaccine institutes to be revived, declares Azad


July 1st, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday announced plans to revive the public sector vaccine producing institutes in the country. "An oversight committee has already prepared a roadmap for revamping the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha - the backdoor entry? (Poll Prattle)


May 2nd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Is the Rajya Sabha a backdoor entry into parliament as opposed to the Lok Sabha? It's not just the Bharatiya Janata Party that has used such ... Read more...

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LTTE supporter hurls wooden missile at Chidambaram


April 14th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) An LTTE supporter shouted slogans hailing the banned outfit and hurled a wooden object towards the stage where union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was seated during an ... Read more...

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Will pictorial warnings on tobacco products get postponed again?


April 8th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantThe Group of Ministers (GoM) on tobacco warnings is meeting on 8 April 2009 and further dilution or delay to pictorial health warnings on tobacco products is expected. This is ... Read more...

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Prsident Patil accepts resignations of PMK ministers


March 29th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday accepted the resignations of union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and Minister of State for Railways R. Velu, who quit the cabinet after ... Read more...

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President Patil accepts resignation of Ramadoss and R.Velu


March 29th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 29 (ANI): The President Pratibha Patil on Sunday accepted resignations of Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, Minister of Health and Family Welfare and R. Velu, Minister of State in the ... Read more...

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Ramadoss, Velu quit Manmohan ministry


March 28th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and Minister of State for Railways R. Velu Saturday resigned from the union council of ministers, two days after the PMK quit ... Read more...

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PMK opts to join hands with Jayalalithaa’s AIADMK


March 26th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, March 26 (ANI): Ending days of political speculations about its crucial political move, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has finally decided to part ways from Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam and shake hands ... Read more...

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PMK joins hands with AIADMK in Tamil Nadu


March 26th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 26 (ANI): Breaking off its alliance with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Thursday joined hands with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).PMK's ... Read more...

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PMK divorces UPA to join AIADMK, Congress dejected (Third Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The PMK Thursday abandoned the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to forge a tie-up with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of the Lok ... Read more...

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PMK splits from UPA to join AIADMK, Congress says ‘minor impact’ (Second Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The PMK Thursday abandoned the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for a tie-up with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu ahead of the parliamentary elections that begin ... Read more...

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PMK to formally decide on joining AIADMK


March 26th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar26 (ANI): The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) General Council will meet here on Thursday to take a formal decision on forming an alliance with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra ... Read more...

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PMK to decide on alliance Thursday; Ramadoss meets Congress (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 24th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Speculation was rife Tuesday that Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss would step down as his PMK party had decided to align with the AIADMK, but it was ... Read more...

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Ramadoss to quit as minister after PMK-AIADMK tie-up


March 24th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) The resignation of union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is imminent following a decision by his father and PMK party founder S. Ramadoss to align with the AIADMK, ... Read more...

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Corporate leaders pledge to make work places smoke free


March 9th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Corporate leaders from 60 companies came together here Monday, not for a business meet, but to pledge to make work places smoking free. At least 19 companies signed ... Read more...

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Tobacco will annually kill six million people: Report


March 9th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Tobacco use is expected to kill six million people worldwide and drain $500 billion from the global economy each year, reveals the latest edition of the "Tobacco Atlas" ... Read more...

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World Conference on Tobacco or Health begins in Mumbai


March 8th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The 14th World Conference on Tobacco or Health - the largest meet of anti-tobacco advocates, health experts, scientists and educators - began in Mumbai Sunday. It is the ... Read more...

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‘Rural posting for postgraduate medical students not feasible’


February 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Raising concern over the central government's decision to make one year rural posting mandatory for doctors seeking post-graduation, the Medical Council of India (MCI) Friday said it ... Read more...

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