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Shanta Kumar’s trust-run hospital opens in Himachal


July 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A 200-bedded hospital, the dream project of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Shanta Kumar, was inaugurated here Monday.The multi-specialty medical college ... Read more...

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Raul Castro secures cooperation commitments in China


July 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Talks here Thursday between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Cuba's Raul Castro ended with the signing of eight accords, including one on a loan to finance ... Read more...

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Britain,UAE joint economic meet held


May 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) The second meeting of the UK-UAE Joint Economic Council has been held in London.The meet discussed proposals to set up joint working teams ... Read more...

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IT industry worried over poll-results’ impact on budget


March 7th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is keeping its fingers crossed on the likely impact of the election results from the five states on the ensuing Union ... Read more...

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Fresh raids by CBI in UP’s multi-billion NRHM scam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of Friday's simultaneous raids at 30 different locations across Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-billion-rupee rural health scam, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Polio funds get a boost in India: Rotary International


February 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) With a zero-polio record in the last one year, India is working hard to eradicate the disease, and has also been recognized as the third ... Read more...

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India proposes $100 mn line of credit for Zimbabwe


January 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India has mooted a $100 million line of credit (LoC) for improving health infrastructure in Zimbabwe, saying that Indian public sector undertakings (PSUs) would assist ... Read more...

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Six more babies die in Bengal hospital


November 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Underlining yet again the poor health infrastructure in West Bengal's government hospitals, six babies have died in a Malda district hospital, officials said Thursday."Since yesterday (Wednesday) ... Read more...

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Khurshid stresses on health insurance


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Public private partnerships and wider health insurance coverage will be the key for making healthcare widely available in India, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid said ... Read more...

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Pilgrims not to pay tax at fair: Mamata


October 20th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to abolish pilgrim tax levied on devotees who assemble at the annual Ganga Sagar Mela, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Rwanda taps India for food security, investment


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Rwanda, a rising economy located at the crossroads of Central and East Africa, Tuesday pitched for greater trade with India and sought this country's expertise ... Read more...

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Need to stop doctors migrating abroad: Azad


August 14th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Expressing concern over doctors migrating to foreign countries, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday said the 'poaching' needs to be stopped.Speaking after laying the ... Read more...

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Mamata announces plan to revamp Bengal’s medical infrastructure


May 31st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said existing hospitals and health centres across the state will be upgraded while four super-speciality hospitals will come ... Read more...

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West Bengal to organise Tagore anniversary


May 21st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced that her government would organise Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations jointly with the Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Reformist Indian budget has a bit for all - households to corporates (Roundup)


February 28th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Rs.12.58 lakh crore (Rs.12.58 trillion or $280 billion) federal budget for 2011-12 Monday sought to address the want of every constituency with tax ... Read more...

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Budget promises more money for all - farmers to corporates (Third Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Promising more money in the hands of households by hiking the income tax exemption limit and lowering tax surcharge for corporates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday ... Read more...

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Bihar’s development result of sustained initiatives, investments: Nitish Kumar


February 13th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb 13 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the development in the state is the result of sustained initiatives and investments.Addressing a function organised by Bihar Social Welfare ... Read more...

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WHO model to eliminate AIDS in South Africa flawed, finds study


September 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): A proposal by WHO to eliminate AIDS in South Africa has appeared to be a flawed one, a new study reveals.In 2008, Reuben Granich and his colleagues at ... Read more...

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Focus now on killing pests in Delhi hotels, guest houses


August 8th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) With the health infrastructure for the Commonwealth Games almost ready, the focus is now on ridding hotels and guest houses where delegates will stay during the Oct ... Read more...

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Survey points to improvement in rural health service


July 21st, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) More than 15,000 health sub-centres and 28,000 nurses and midwives have been added in the rural health sector during the last five years, a health survey report ... Read more...

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Medical Council ponders common entrance exam for budding doctors (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Medical Council of India (MCI), the apex medical education regulator, Tuesday said a common entrance exam for medical courses is on the cards. The board of governors ... Read more...

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Medical Council ponders common entrance exam for medical courses


June 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The board of governors that took over the functions of the Medical Council of India (MCI) proposed Tuesday a common entrance exam for medical courses from the ... Read more...

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Unknown diseases kill 20 kids in Tripura


June 25th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) At least 20 children have died in the past 10 days following the outbreak of various unknown viral and tropical diseases in a remote tribal-dominated village in Tripura, ... Read more...

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Haryana to spend Rs.15 bn on health infrastructure


April 6th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) On the eve of the World Health Day, the Haryana government Tuesday announced a Rs.15 billion (Rs.1,500 crore) plan to add new health infrastructure and upgrade nine hospitals. Chief ... Read more...

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Lalgarh despairs, opens up to Chidambaram (Lead)


April 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) Residents of this Maoist-stronghold in West Bengal Sunday poured out their tales of poverty to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, saying they had little hopes ... Read more...

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Lalgarh opens up to Chidambaram, say no hopes of solution


April 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) For residents of this Maoist-stronghold in West Bengal, it was a rare occasion to interact with the country's home minister. So when P. Chidambaram came ... Read more...

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Government to foot BPL families’ heart, kidney treatment bills


March 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government will fully reimburse families living below the poverty line (BPL) for treatment of heart and kidney diseases, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok ... Read more...

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India needs 6,800 more hospitals, NRHM has many glitches: Survey (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India needs over 6,800 more hospitals in rural areas to provide basic health facilities to people, the annual Economic Survey released Thursday said. The survey also said ... Read more...

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Survey finds major glitches in rural health programme


February 25th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's flagship health scheme - National Rural Health Mission - has done some good work but it needs to iron out many glitches, including those in allocation ... Read more...

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Over Rs.6,000 crore for health may remain unspent


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) While India is struggling to reach a satisfactory level of health infrastructure, the union health ministry may fail to spend over Rs.6,000 crore allocated for the health ... Read more...

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UAE launches Pacific islands partnership programme


February 19th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday launched a $50-million fund to finance projects in the Pacific region, WAM news agency reported Friday. The "Partnership in the Pacific Programme" ... Read more...

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Dhaka, New Delhi to cooperate on curbing infectious diseases


February 15th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have agreed to fight infectious diseases like polio and cooperate in healthcare programmes for the poor. A decision in this regard was taken during ... Read more...

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India invites Swedish investment in drug, diagnostics


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India Monday invited Sweden to be a partner country in developing the health infrastructure in India and said greater investment is expected in the areas like drug ... Read more...

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Increase health expenditure in India: experts


January 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Experts Thursday asked the Indian government - which spends just one percent of GDP on health - to increase the expenditure on health facilities in the country. ... Read more...

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Union minister inaugurates Ramdev’s Ayurveda College in Hardwar


January 4th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Union health and family welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the Patanjali Ayurveda College owned by yoga guru Swami Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth and Divya Yog Mandir Trust ... Read more...

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