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Rajasthan to distribute 200 new drugs free


June 29th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) Carrying forward a popular health initiative, Rajasthan has decided to distribute 200 new generic drugs free of cost at government-run hospitals to benefit millions of patients ... Read more...

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10-year rural positing compulsory for J&K; doctors


June 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, ... Read more...

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Petrol to be cheaper, CNG costlier in Delhi (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 28th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Eyeing next year's assembly polls, Delhi's Congress government Monday slashed petrol prices, but increased the cost of CNG and tobacco.The petrol price was slashed by ... Read more...

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Over 17 crore kids get polio vaccine


February 19th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Seventeeen crore children aged under five were immunised Sunday in a natiowide polio vaccination campaign in India, which did not report even a single ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to provide 200 more medicines free of cost


December 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Rajasthan is all set to provide 400 types of medicines free to patients at government-run hospitals from next month, adding 200 more to its original list ... Read more...

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Lapierre urges Indian corporates to fund his projects


December 8th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhangar (West Bengal), Dec 7 (IANS) French author Dominique Lapierre is planning to meet Indian corporates in three metropolitan cities in quest of donations for his philanthropic projects, to offset ... Read more...

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‘Homeopathy fast becoming preferred mode of treatment in India’


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Homeopathy is not a placebo but is effective in treating many serious diseases, including certain kinds of cancer, and costs just one-fifth of allopathic medication, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rajasthan to provide free medicines


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 2 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Sunday launched a project to provide free medicines to people below and above the poverty line.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the scheme ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lahore dengue toll rises to 106 (Lead)


September 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The toll due to dengue in Lahore has risen to 106 after five more people succumbed to the deadly vecctor-borne disease in the city Tuesday.The Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistan dengue cases reach almost 9,800 (Lead)


September 25th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The number of dengue cases in Pakistan has reached 9,781, and at least 100 people have died due to the disease, the prime minister's office said ... Read more...

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Yamuna crosses danger mark


August 17th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The swollen Yamuna river Wednesday crossed the danger mark after water was released upstream from Haryana's Hathini Kund dam. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said ... Read more...

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Court comes down hard on Himachal government


August 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Corruption, environmental degradation, vacancies in hospitals, lack of help for the physically challenged... the Himachal Pradesh government has been pulled up by the state high ... Read more...

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N.D. Tiwari to give blood sample in court June 1(Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed octogenarian Congress leader and former Andhra Pradesh governor N.D. Tiwari to appear in person June 1 to give his ... Read more...

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Delhi government to supply free chlorine tablets (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to offer free chlorine tablets but disputed claims that drug resistance in bacteria causing cholera and other diseases had risen ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Doctors go on strike over medical officer’s murder


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Work in almost all government hospitals and dispensaries across Uttar Pradesh was paralysed shortly after a chief medical officer (CMO) was murdered outside his residence here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi Govt. to launch health care benefits for school children


March 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): The Delhi Government has decided to launch another flagship program to provide quality health care facilities to all school children from April.Under the new scheme, the ... Read more...

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Yamuna banks in Delhi ready for Chhath Puja


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Yamuna river banks in the capital are all decked up as nearly 50 lakh people from Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand in the capital prepare ... Read more...

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Nothing much to worry about dengue: Azad


September 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The dengue situation in India is not dangerous, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday even as Delhi has reported five deaths and over ... Read more...

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Yamuna river crosses 207 m mark in Delhi


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): The Yamuna rose over two meters above the danger level and crossed the 207 m mark in Delhi for the first time since 1978 on Thursday.Authorities said ... Read more...

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Flood situation in Delhi, alert sounded


September 21st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): Chairman of the Standing Committee Yogender Chandolia on Monday said that all concerned departments, particularly health and sanitation, have been directed to remain on alert, even though adequate ... Read more...

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Gastroenteritis outbreak spreads panic in Budgam


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtBudgam (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 23 (ANI): Two people have died of gastroenteritis in Budgam district, and as a result, panic buttons have been pressed in the area due to ... Read more...

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Hospitals report high dengue cases, civic body says otherwise


August 21st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Despite the civic body's claims of doing everything to curb the spread of dengue, the mosquito-borne disease is fast spreading in the capital. Figures from the city's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Timely treatment can only help cure dengue: Azad


August 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday advised people showing symptoms of dengue to go for a check-up and get treatment without any ... Read more...

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Himachal gives eight percent DA to its employees


August 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday announced eight percent dearness allowance for state government employees and pensioners in his Independence Day speech at Karsog town in ... Read more...

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Oakland set to become ‘Silicon Valley of Pot’


July 21st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Oakland could soon become the "Silicon Valley of Pot" after its City Council approved an ordinance that permits industrial marijuana production.It is being seen as a path-breaking decision ... Read more...

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Punjab sanctions Rs.110 crore for veterinary facilities


June 13th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday sanctioned over Rs.110 crore for new veterinary poly-clinics and hospitals. According to animal husbandry officials, nine new poly-clinics, 70 block level veterinary hospitals and dispensaries ... Read more...

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CBI launches a drive to unearth adulteration of several items


May 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched a nationwide drive to check adulteration of petroleum products, kerosene and medicines.Talking to reporters here, Ashwani Kumar, Director ... Read more...

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Delhi government gets a year to improve infrastructure


December 17th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday got an additional year to improve urban infrastructure and deal with issue like illegal commercial structures in residential areas with parliament passing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi village to get school, power


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that a school will soon be started in Badarpur Khadar village and it will also be provided electricity. Submitting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 134,000 infected with leprosy in 2008-09: Azad


November 24th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) There were over 134,000 new leprosy infections in 2008-09 but the number is slowly decreasing in India, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistani groups behind Mumbai attacks off scene but active (One Year after 26/11)


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Islamabad, Nov 23 (DPA) As the families of the hundreds of victims killed or injured in last year's terrorist attacks in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai wait for justice, ... Read more...

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Panic over swine flu grips Uttar Pradesh


August 10th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Only three cases of swine flu have been confirmed in Uttar Pradesh but panic over the spread of influenza A (H1N1) infection appeared to have gripped the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Maharashtra pulled up over non-payment of medical bills


July 10th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The health ministry has accumulated dues of nearly Rs.20 crore over a period of 18 years as it supplies medicines to states on a credit basis and ... Read more...

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Shortage of 28,000 health centres in India: Economic Survey


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) There has been an improvement in the health sector but India faces a shortage of over 28,000 health centres, the Economic Survey 2008-09 said Thursday. "There is a ... Read more...

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JuD expanding operations, recruiting in PoK


July 1st, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 1 (ANI): The banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), the political wing of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), is expanding its operations, and carrying out recruitment drives in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), police has ... Read more...

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