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Babus’ interference in health sector angers Bihar’s doctors


September 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Government doctors in Bihar are fed up of bureaucratic interference in the state's health sector and are blaming 'babus' (officials) for the failure to provide healthcare ... Read more...

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Bihar to provide sanitary napkins at nominal price


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Bihar will provide sanitary napkins at a nominal cost in rural areas of its 10 districts to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene among the ... Read more...

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CBI files case in rural health programme scam in Uttar Pradesh


November 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday registered five cases relating to alleged bungling in the execution and implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) ... Read more...

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CBI files case in rural health programme scam in Uttar Pradesh


November 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday registered five cases relating to alleged bungling in the execution and implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) ... Read more...

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USC brings Hollywood storytellers to India


November 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A group of top Hollywood writers and producers are in the city to participate in a workshop on storytelling and how to use it to ... Read more...

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Families refuse polio drops in Bihar


September 21st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) At a time when Bihar is on the verge of eradicating polio, more than 400 families here refused to immunise their children against the disease, saying ... Read more...

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Bihar reported no polio case in last one year


September 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) From recording the second highest number of polio cases in the country in 2009, Bihar has not reported even a single case of the disease in ... Read more...

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Kala azar now part of Bihar school text book


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) The tiny sand fly that causes the deadly kala azar, a parasitic disease that affects hundreds every year and can cause death, is now to be ... 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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Bihar set to win battle against polio


July 29th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) Bihar is set to win the battle against polio as the state recorded a steady decline in cases this year, officials said Thursday. A World Health Organisation official said ... Read more...

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Most women, children in Bihar are anaemic: study


July 29th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) Sixty-seven percent of women and 78 percent of children in Bihar, one of the most underdeveloped states of India, are anaemic, according to a report. The National Family ... Read more...

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New scheme for assisting insurgency victims in northeast


July 26th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) The central government has formulated a new scheme to assist victims of terrorists and communal violence in insurgency-hit northeast, officials said here Saturday. The central home ministry has ... Read more...

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Centre frames guidelines to help victims of terror, communal violence


July 24th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Centre has formulated detailed guidelines for implementing the Central Scheme for Assistance to Victims of Terrorist and Communal Violence.The guidelines have been sent to ... Read more...

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Guidelines framed on aid to victims of terror, communal violence


July 24th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government has formulated guidelines for implementing a scheme to provide assistance to victims of terrorist and communal violence, it was announced Thursday. The cabinet approved ... Read more...

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White House buries climate change deaths report


July 16th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The White House has reportedly buried a report prepared by scientists which detailed a rising death toll from heat waves, fires, disease and smog. Environmental advocates have accused ... Read more...

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Embattled Jharkhand bureaucrat drags in former chief minister


March 17th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Secretary P.P. Sharma, facing graft charges, has written to Arjun Munda, saying the former chief minister was in charge of the health department when the so-called ... Read more...

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Indo-US conference on healthcare to begin from Monday in New York


November 18th, 2007 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
New York, Nov 18 (ANI): A two-day conference on strengthening cooperation between India and the US in the health care industry will begin from Monday here. The conference titled, "Affordability of Health ... Read more...

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