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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

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Junior doctors end 14-day strike in Bihar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's premier medical institution - the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) - ended their 14-day long strike Wednesday after the state government ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims five more lives in Bihar, toll 230


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 24 (IANS) Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors’ strike continues


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) The strike by a section of the government hospital doctors in Pakistan's Lahore city continued for the sixth day Saturday, forcing people to visit private clinics ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills four more in Bihar, toll 204


June 19th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Four more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) Tuesday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll from the disease to 204 in the last ... Read more...

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Bihar, Uttar Pradesh battle to contain deadly encephalitis outbreak (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), the deadly mosquito-borne disease that has hit Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, two of India's most populated states, is spreading.More deaths of AES ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims 9 more lives in Bihar, toll now 159


June 16th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Nine more children have died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Patna districts, taking the state's toll from the disease to 159 ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike continues in Andhra


February 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Emergency services in Andhra Pradesh's government-run hospitals remained crippled Sunday as junior doctors demanding hike in stipend continued their strike, causing severe inconvenience to patients. Five ... Read more...

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10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Eight die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals


February 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least eight patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors to intensify strike


February 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh are likely to be hit with junior doctors Friday deciding to intensify their strike.With the government ruling out ... Read more...

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After ITC venture, Manipal plans exit from Nepal


September 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major blow to the image of Nepal's new Maoist government, India's influential Manipal Group of Companies is planning its exit strategy just a ... Read more...

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Ireland hospitals face doctor shortage


July 8th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Hospitals in Ireland are now facing staff shortage due to lack of junior doctors, and the country is seeking medics from other countries, including India and ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors call off strike


May 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Junior doctors at government hospitals in Hyderabad and Warangal Monday called off their strike after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide them with security at ... Read more...

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Eight children die as junior doctors continue strike


May 8th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) At least eight children died at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad Sunday as junior doctors continued their strike demanding a special protection force for their security, ... Read more...

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Support to Anna swells in Agra


April 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 8 (IANS) The people's support to social activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike against corruption continued for the fourth day in New Delhi, rose to a massive scale ... Read more...

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Bihar’s junior doctors end strike; legislator surrenders


February 4th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's six hospitals ended their indefinite strike Friday after the legislator involved in an attack on medicos surrendered in the court and was sent ... Read more...

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RJD legislator surrenders in court, sent to jail (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Surendra Prasad Yadav surrendered in a Gaya court Friday, the fifth day of a strike by junior doctors in the state after his ... Read more...

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RJD legislator surrenders in Bihar court


February 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Surendra Prasad Yadav surrendered in a Gaya court Friday, the fifth day of the junior doctors strike in the state after his security ... Read more...

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Bihar junior doctors’ strike claims over two dozen lives


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Over two dozen patients admitted at six hospitals in Bihar have died during a strike by junior doctors that entered its third day Wednesday, officials said.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike continues in Bihar


February 1st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Health services in Bihar were severely hit Tuesday as hundreds of junior doctors continued their indefinite strike for the second day, demanding the arrest of a legislator and ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors go on strike in protest against firing by MLA’s bodyguards


January 31st, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya PratapGaya (Bihar), Jan 31 (ANI): Doctors and interns of Bihar went on an indefinite strike on Monday in protest against firing on medicos by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Surender ... Read more...

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AIIMS report on child abuse complaint Tuesday


January 31st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A fact-finding panel of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences will present its report Tuesday on allegations that one of the hospital's junior doctors sodomised an ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Bihar junior doctors strike work


January 31st, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 31 (IANS) Hundreds of junior doctors in Bihar went on an indefinite strike Monday, demanding action against a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator and his bodyguard who fired ... Read more...

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Bhopal junior doctors end strike (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in two city hospitals ended their strike late Tuesday evening after expressing satisfaction at security arrangements in their hospital and assurance by the health department for ... Read more...

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Bhopal junior doctors to continue strike


January 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in two city hospitals announced Tuesday that their strike, demanding protection inside the hospital, will continue indefinitely after talks with the health minister failed. The ... Read more...

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Accidental needle jab passes on HIV to doctor


December 16th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) A doctor of Hamidia Hospital here got infected with the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) from an accidental needle jab while treating a patient Tuesday night, hospital authorities said ... Read more...

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Rampant sexual harassment of female doctors in Karachi by male staffers


November 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 06 (ANI): Female doctors in Karachi have revealed that male paramedical staffers at Civil Hospital Karachi are harassing them, and it is causing serious mental stress among them.The harassment is ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Kolkata


September 28th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Junior doctors of four hospitals in Kolkata called off their four-day strike Tuesday after getting assurances by the police that necessary steps will be taken to beef up ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike enters fourth day in Kolkata


September 28th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 28 (ANI): The strike called by junior doctors in four out of five Government hospitals here has entered its fourth day.The strike has crippled many medical facilities in the city.The ... Read more...

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Patients suffer as doctors of four Kolkata hospitals on strike


September 27th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Patients in Kolkata are having a harrowing time as public health services have come to a virtually standstill with junior doctors of four government hospitals on strike to ... Read more...

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Junior doctors suspend work in Kolkata hospital


September 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Junior doctors of the city's Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital Saturday suspended work after some of them were assaulted by the relatives of an accident victim who ... Read more...

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Doctors Too Work While Sick, Studies Find


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chicago, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey has found that more than fifty percent junior doctors had turned up at their work place while sick at least once. Increasing ... Read more...

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Chandigarh hospital doctors go on mass leave


September 9th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) Services were hit at a government multi-specialty hospital here as 20 junior doctors went on mass leave Thursday to protest an inquiry report that suggested criminal case ... Read more...

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Ranchi hospital nurses call off strike


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 22 (IANS) Medical services improved slightly at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here Sunday as the nurses called off a five-day strike after the state government accepted four ... Read more...

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