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Rains throw life out of gear in Lucknow


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter the state capital for the second consecutive day Saturday. The weather department has predicted wet days till next week.Rains began ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Yoga, homoeopathy to be integrated with healthcare in UP


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) All systems of medicine and healing, including ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy, as well as yoga would be integrated in the system in government hospitals and primary health ... Read more...

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“Mamatadidi MBBS” tackles dengue (West Bengal newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) As dengue cases get more widely reported across West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has earned a fresh nickname - "Mamatadidi MBBS". She has taken ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mamata visits dengue patients, repeats tips to fight disease


September 6th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday paid a surprise visit to a private hospital to monitor treatment of dengue patients and for the second ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How to detox - Delhi centres show the way


August 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) An animated discussion on self-control and inner strength is under way in an air-conditioned cottage tucked away inside a plush south Delhi farm. The group ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UP scraps admission fee in government hospitals


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The admission fee of Rs.35 has been scrapped in all government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh from Thursday, an official said.The orders in this regard were issued ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... Read more...

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Action against Punjab health officials for infant’s death


August 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chandy announces welfare measures on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on the Independence Day announced a series of welfare measures, among them free treatment for poor women and children in all ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines, better health services (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres and also plans to expand health services to small cities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians to get free medicines


August 15th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres.This was announced here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fake doctor arrested for stealing mobile phones


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With his dreams of becoming a doctor and leading a lavish life shattered by financial constraints, this Delhi resident posed as a "doctor" at two ... Read more...

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State-run job portal in Kerala


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) With more than four million educated unemployed in the state, Kerala is launching what is perhaps the country's first government-run job portal.The portal will feature jobs ... Read more...

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Aamir asks Nitish Kumar to popularise generic medicines


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan has urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to make available generic medicines in the state widely.Aamir had first highlighted the issue ... Read more...

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Power trip hits seven states, millions suffer (Afternoon Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Seven states in north India woke up to a powerless Monday with supply cut at 2.32 a.m. due to a major breakdown in the grid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After infant’s death over Rs 200, Punjab makes neo-natal services free


July 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Two days after a new-born infant died in a Jalandhar hospital after being allegedly removed from an incubator as her parents could not deposit a fee ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks Aamir’s help to popularise generic medicines


July 8th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Impressed by Aamir Khan's advocacy of generic drugs, Bihar has sought the Bollywood star's help to create awareness and popularise the medicines among the people ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Athlete Pinki’s blood sample taken for chromosomal test


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Blood samples of Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik for a chromosomal test to determine the athlete's gender were Monday collected at the city's SSKM Hospital.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pinki denied bail, remanded to further judicial custody


June 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday rejected the bail plea of Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male, and sent the athlete to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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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Chhattisgarh’s government hospitals to transport dead bodies home for free


May 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Health Department will transport home the dead bodies of poor patients who die in government hospitals for free, with Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mamata Banerjee: A study in contrast (One year of Mamata)


May 20th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's car still stops at all traffic signals, she still lives in a single-storey house in a dingy lane, and wears her trademark cotton ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura cyclone


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning continue to create havoc in Tripura, killing three more people Wednesday, taking the death toll to 15, an official said here ... Read more...

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Eight new hospitals to come up in Delhi


May 1st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi government will construct eight new hospitals in various parts of the national capital including rural areas where people face difficulties in availing health ... Read more...

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One killed, 175 injured as tornado hits Tripura


May 1st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting ... Read more...

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‘Right to fair trial can’t overshadow freedom of speech’ (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A person's right to free and fair trial enjoys no primacy over the right to freedom of speech and expression of the media, senior counsel ... Read more...

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Squalls, hailstorm kill seven in Tripura


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children and an elderly man, were killed and over 30 injured as cyclonic storms accompanied by rains lashing several parts ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, damages many houses in Tripura


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) At least three people, including a child and a government school teacher, were killed and two injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by rains lashing several ... Read more...

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Goa on alert after Pune swine flu outbreak


March 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) Authorities in Goa have upped their precautionary measures as Pune in neighbouring Maharashtra reported several swine flu cases.The directorate of health services (DHS) in Goa has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistani panel in Mumbai to examine 26/11 witnesses


March 15th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) An eight-member Pakistani judicial commission arrived here Thursday to record statements of key officials who were part of the Indian investigation into the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Free heart surgeries camp for poor in Sharjah


March 9th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 9 (IANS/WAM) A week-long camp in Sharjah will offer free heart surgeries for poor patients who don't have insurance coverage and are not eligible for free treatment ... Read more...

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