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SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal


September 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with ... Read more...

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Never closed doors for talks with Team Anna: Congress (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it has never closed the doors for talks with Team Anna currently agitating for a strong Lokpal bill here.The party ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Infant mortality cases rise in Pakistan


March 31st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths of infants less than a year old, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.In ... Read more...

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100 blinded after Chhattisgarh eye operations: Jogi


January 6th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ajit Jogi said Friday that three people had died and over 100 people were blinded in Chhattisgarh after being operated upon at ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh admits 44 blinded at Durg eye camp


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted in the state assembly Friday that 44 persons were blinded after they were operated upon at a government health camp in September."As ... Read more...

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Stolen medicines racket busted


December 20th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Seven people, including a staffer of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), have been arrested for siphoning off medicines from Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and ... 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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Congress wants minister sacked over botched eye camp


December 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Congress Wednesday sought the suspension of Health Minister Amar Agrawal holding him responsible for a botched eye operation camp at a government health ... Read more...

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Why lavish Chhattisgarh anniversary functions, asks Congress


October 31st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 31 (IANS) The Congress in Chhattisgarh Monday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for "lengthy and lavish" state foundation anniversary functions in the wake of floods ... Read more...

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45 blinded: Congress slams BJP for compensation


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Tuesday hit out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for a "shocking" Rs.50,000 compensation to each of the 45 people ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh denies three dead after operation


October 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government, under criticism for botched eye operations at a health camp that have so far left 45 poor people blinded, Thursday said it was ... Read more...

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45 blinded: Congress seeks Rs.2 mn for each victim


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh may have not announced any compensation so far, but the opposition Congress Tuesday demanded at least Rs.2 ... Read more...

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13 more blinded after cataract surgery


October 16th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Thirteen more people have lost their eyesight in Chhattisgarh after being operated upon for cataract at a government health camp last month, taking the total number ... Read more...

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Eleven lose sight after surgery at government camp


October 13th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 11 elderly people have lost their eyesight in Chhattisgarh after they were operated upon for cataract at a much publicised government health camp, officials ... Read more...

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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...

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Rajasthan’s missing nurse asked to report on duty


September 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has issued notice to missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, who allegedly features in a CD in a compromising position with state Water Resources Minister ... Read more...

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Rainwater tanks among I-Day sops in Himachal


August 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, in a list of incentives announced on Independence Day Monday, said every household in the state would be provided ... Read more...

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Kalmadi discharged from AIIMS, back in Tihar


August 4th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Jailed former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Thursday evening after undergoing ... Read more...

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CIA held fake vaccination drive to get Osama family DNA


July 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The CIA carried out a fake vaccination programme in Pakistan's Abbottabad city to get DNA from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family, it was reported ... Read more...

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Three held for selling fake medicines


July 4th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Two CGHS employees and a third man were arrested Monday for allegedly selling spurious medicines.The three were identified as Ravinder Singh, 41, and Bacha Singh, ... Read more...

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Need to spend more on healthcare for poor: Azad


June 30th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday that there is a need to increase government spending on healthcare to help the poor. "Increased public ... Read more...

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Tune in to Uttar Pradesh’s human radio


June 28th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Ramabainagar (Uttar Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) "It's 4.15 in the morning...time for the weather report," crackles a loudspeaker perched atop a temple here. For the next 30 minutes, the voice ... Read more...

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Delhi government health scheme left 775 kids dead


June 20th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As many as 775 children and eight pregnant women, enrolled in the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme of the Delhi government under which nutritious ... Read more...

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Top Kashmir bureaucrat shifted for row with legislator


March 31st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) Acting on the unanimous resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly seeking action against a senior bureaucrat for allegedly insulting a legislator, the government Thursday ordered ... Read more...

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Delhi residents seek rollback of service tax on hospitals


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Smaller private hospitals and clinics are planning to hike the bill for patients, two days after the budget proposed a service tax on 25-bed ... Read more...

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Super-specialty wing for Safdarjung hospital planned


February 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A proposal for setting up a super-specialty wing in New Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital is under consideration and at a preliminary stage of examination in the health ministry, ... Read more...

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Four arrested for cheating government dispensaries


February 5th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Four men, including a pharmacist of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), allegedly involved in buying medicines from government dispensaries on false pretences and then selling them in ... Read more...

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Kids given swine flu vaccine ‘have an increased risk of sleep disorder’


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 02 (ANI): Finnish researchers have found that children given a swine flu vaccine have an increased risk of a sleep disorder.According to a preliminary study by the National Narcolepsy Task ... Read more...

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Over 100 students fall ill after medication at health camp


December 14th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 14 (IANS) As many as 110 students of a primary school in this Uttar Pradesh district were hospitalised Tuesday when they fell ill after they had been administered ... Read more...

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HIV pill could lessen infection risk among healthy gays


November 26th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A pill used to treat people with HIV when given to healthy gay and bisexual men during a three-year global trial lessened their chances of infection, says a ... Read more...

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Health Insurance Falls


September 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In United States the number of people going for health insurance is decreasing. This is of concern to the government who has made it mandatory and ... Read more...

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43.6 mn poor people in the US: Report


September 17th, 2010 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (DPA) The number of poor in the US climbed nearly 10 percent in 2009 to 43.6 million people, the US Census Bureau has said. The total represented 14.3 percent of ... Read more...

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New dialysis centre for central government employees


August 24th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A new dialysis facility for Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) patients will be opened here by Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad Wednesday, a statement said. The ... Read more...

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Rural child health initiative reaches out to UP’s poor


August 24th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
By Kulsum Mustafa - CNSWednesday and Saturdays are Routine Immunization days in Uttar Pradesh. From morning one witness rural women with infants in arms making a beeline for primary health centres. ... Read more...

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