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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... 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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Assam to give children with leukaemia free treatment


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) The Assam government will soon launch a scheme to support the cost of treatment for leukaemia among children below 12 years of age.Assam Health Minister Himata ... Read more...

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Haryana’s low cost health for all plan stillborn


May 31st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Low cost health for all at the doorstep! The Haryana dream seems to be over before it began.Having failed to get polyclinics across the state ... Read more...

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Parliament passes MCI amendment bill


May 10th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed the Medical Council of India (MCI) amendment bill after the Rajya Sabha adopted the motion for its passage following Health Minister ... Read more...

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Bihar hikes financial help for kala azar patients


April 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) To ease the financial burden on those suffering from kala azar, most of whom are from impoverished backgrounds, the Bihar government has decided to provide minimum ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh to spend more on health


March 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has given priority to health by increasing its budget by 25 percent in the next fiscal as compared to the previous year, an official ... Read more...

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Omar orders fire safety audit of Kashmir hospitals


December 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 9 (IANS) In a quick reaction to the fire in Kolkata's AMRI hospital that left at least 73 dead, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday ordered ... Read more...

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Dhumal for quake drill in schools


December 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 7 (IANS) With the hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh being prone to earthquakes and floods, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday directed school and hospital authorities in the ... Read more...

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Haryana government doctors cease work


November 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Health services in government hospitals and health institutions across Haryana were affected Tuesday as hundreds of government doctors went on a two-day mass casual leave in ... Read more...

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New rules for bio-medical waste management


September 25th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To ensure safe and proper management of bio-medical waste, the environment ministry has proposed new rules under which all health institutions are required to obtain ... 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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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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Now, free condoms, contraceptives at your doorstep!


June 18th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The government will shortly launch a scheme to make male and female contraceptives available at people's doorsteps in a major bid to boost population control efforts, ... Read more...

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X-rays, ECG facilities planned in Maharashtra rural hospitals


March 24th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Maharashtra will augment medical facilities in non-metro cities and rural areas of the state, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar announced here Wednesday while ... Read more...

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Hospitals, public hail health tax roll back


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The roll back of the proposed five percent service tax for private hospitals was Tuesday welcomed with open arms by health institutions and the ... Read more...

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Opposition stages walkout from J-K Assembly over alleged misappropriation of funds


March 5th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Mar 5 (ANI): There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Saturday as the Opposition staged a walk out over alleged misappropriation and discriminatory allocation of funds in various ... Read more...

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China reiterates strict ban on hepatitis B tests during pre-employment exams


February 13th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): To check companies reported violation of rules to require hepatitis B tests for job applicants, the Chinese Government has reiterated a strict ban on the tests during ... 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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Book on Delhi Metro released


June 27th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A new book with detailed information about Metro stations, locations, classifications, parking facilities and daily footfalls, was released by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here Saturday. Titled "Delhi ... Read more...

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22 people infected after eye surgery in Vietnam


June 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, June 17 (DPA) Twenty-two patients in Vietnam have contracted severe infections and some may suffer permanent sight loss due to contamination of a chemical used during surgery, officials said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Punjab clears Rs.320 crore plan for new and upgraded hospitals


May 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday approved a Rs.320 crore plan for the construction of new hospitals and upgradation of existing hospitals across the state. Chairing a meeting of the health ... Read more...

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60 percent doctors in China still smoke


April 27th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China has not been able to put down its brakes on smoking because a majority of doctors - 60 percent - themselves can't say no to the habit, ... Read more...

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South Africans get 100 free condoms after HIV test


April 26th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) South African citizens who took a test in the country's largest HIV/AIDS campaign have been given 100 free condoms each, a media report said. Responding to President Jacob Zuma's ... Read more...

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75 percent health mission funds not utilised in Himachal


April 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has failed to utilise 75 percent of funds allocated under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the last four years due to non-existence ... Read more...

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Ex-Chief Of The Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller, Dies


April 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ex-head of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller, passed away on Tuesday after being plagued by cancer and other health crises.Mankiller’s first experience of ... Read more...

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South Africa to launch massive HIV/AIDS campaign


March 31st, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) South Africa, which has over five million people with HIV/AIDS, will launch a large nationwide campaign against the disease in April. With a target of reaching 15 million people ... Read more...

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Haryana’s low-cost surgery package a big hit: officials


March 14th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) The subsidised surgery package programme of the Haryana government is becoming quite popular in the state with around 48,000 people benefiting from it in just seven months, officials ... Read more...

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Tripura governor sponsors trip for young cricketers


March 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 11 (IANS) In a rare gesture, Tripura Governor Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil has sponsored a trip for ten budding cricketers to watch the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in Mumbai starting ... Read more...

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Punjab may adopt Tamil Nadu’s healthcare model


December 29th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked officials to examine the feasibility of adopting the Tamil Nadu healthcare model in the state to ensure better procurement ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to take Re.1 salary


December 25th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 25 (IANS) Tripura Governor Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil has announced he will take Re.1 as his monthly salary instead of Rs.110,000, an official said here. "According to the governors' emoluments, allowances and ... Read more...

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D Y Patil takes oath as 12th Tripura governor


November 27th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Nov. 27 (ANI): Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil on Friday took oath as 12th Governor of Tripura as he was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Guwahati High Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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D.Y. Patil takes oath as Tripura governor


November 27th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Maharashtra educationist Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil Friday took oath as Tripura's governor. The oath was administered by Guwahati High Court Chief Justice Jasti Chelameswar at the newly built Darbar Hall ... Read more...

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Gilani’s visit to Imran’s residence surprises political pundits


October 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's sudden visit to former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan's Bani Gala residence on the bank of picturesque Rawal Lake is being ... Read more...

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‘Hum Do, Hamare Do’ success in Himachal


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has a reason to celebrate -- asked to control its population under the 'Hum Do, Hamare Do' campaign, it has achieved its target much before the ... Read more...

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