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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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80 Ayurveda colleges denied permission to admit students


August 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government has denied 80 Ayurveda colleges permission to admit students for the year 2012-13 because they lacked infrastructural facilities, parliament was informed Friday."Of 261 ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase awareness in dengue affected areas


August 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the ... Read more...

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‘Afghanistan’s future lies in strengthening democracy, checking corruption’


August 9th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The future of Afghanistan depends upon how it strengthens its fledgling democratic institutions and arrests corruption, says Sujeet Sarkar, the author of a ... Read more...

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Work on Rae Bareli AIIMS to begin soon: Azad


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday announced that work on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host medical students’ global meet


August 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) An international panel of medics will host its 61st general assembly in Mumbai Aug 9, to be attended by 1,000 delegates from across 114 countries, ... Read more...

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Kerala approves medical college (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has given its approval to set up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to ... Read more...

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Kerala okays medical college


July 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has okayed the setting up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to invest.The Kerala ... Read more...

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Tripura to set up dental, ayurvedic, homeopathic colleges


July 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) The Tripura government has decided to set up three more professional colleges - dental, ayurvedic and homeopathic -- in public-private partnership (PPP) models, a minister said ... Read more...

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Court asks MCI to grant additional seats in Telangana colleges


July 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant 50 additional MBBS seats each to three medical colleges under ... Read more...

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Zero in exam? In Andhra, you can still get admission


July 7th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) They may have handed over blank papers but they have still qualified for admission into professional degree courses in Andhra Pradesh. Unbelievable but true, say officials.Twenty-two ... 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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Anti-ragging helpline for Uttar Pradesh colleges soon


June 16th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) All engineering, management and medical colleges and professional institutes in Uttar Pradesh will soon have a state-level 24x7 anti-ragging helpline.An action plan in this regard ... 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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Encephalitis kills 4 more in Bihar, toll mounts to 147


June 15th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Four more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) Friday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 147 in the state in the last ... Read more...

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Bihar to give Rs 50,000 for encephalitis victims


June 13th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) The families of children, who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) will be paid a monetary compensation, officials said Wednesday.The state government has announced a compensation ... Read more...

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SC permits online counselling for undergraduate medical students (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted the union health ministry to undertake online counselling for students seeking admission to undergraduate medical courses against 15 percent ... Read more...

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Five Rajasthan doctors booked for corruption


May 30th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday booked five senior Rajasthan government doctors for granting recognition to the nursing colleges which did not have standard facilities for the ... Read more...

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Annual awards announced for 50 homeopaths


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Fifty homeopaths across India will be given the Malati Allen Nobel Award every year by a private company as a means of encouragement, the firm's official ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... Read more...

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Bengal government orders inquiry into crib deaths


May 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In the wake of frequent deaths of infants in government-run hospitals in the state, the West Bengal health department has directed all sub-divisional, district hospitals ... Read more...

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Efforts made to strengthen medical education: Health Minister


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In order to overcome the human resource shortage in the health sector, the government has increased the number of medical seats at the post-graduate level ... Read more...

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Campaign for body donation in Agra


May 12th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 12 (IANS) An organisation has been launched in the Taj city to promote the donation of human bodies for educational research and more.The body, a brainchild of ... Read more...

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‘India should have single engineering entrance exam’


April 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With reforms in the IIT entrance tests being mulled, the founder of the prestigious Super 30 coaching institute, Anand Kumar, has suggested a single entrance ... Read more...

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2,000 new cancer cases in Himachal in last one year


April 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 new cases of cancer have been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past one year, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Thursday."As many ... Read more...

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With Rs.1,100 crore, AIIMS bags highest budget share


March 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Rs.1,124 crore, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital tops the list of hospitals and research institutes ... Read more...

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Better health services for poor envisaged (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budget for 2012-13 Friday focused on better health services to the poor in rural as well as urban slums, increasing the outlay of ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to check medical malpractices: Minister


February 8th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A federal minister has stressed the need to enact laws to check medical malpractices in Pakistan, a country where over 100 patients died after taking ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... Read more...

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Four new medical colleges for Maharashtra


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Maharashtra will soon have four new medical colleges with a total intake of 400 students, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Monday.The new medical colleges will ... Read more...

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Acute shortage of health staff in rural areas: Sonia (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) While medical services in the country have improved, there is still an acute shortage of health professionals in rural areas, Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Healthcare spending to go up in 12th Plan: Montek


December 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Expressing concern over the quality of healthcare in India, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday the government will increase spending on the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s junior doctors call off strike


November 20th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) The Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) in Madhya Pradesh have called off their seven-day-long strike after meeting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, an official said Sunday.At the ... Read more...

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Gwalior junior doctors call off strike


November 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 16 (IANS) Junior doctors at a medical college in Gwalior called off their three-day strike even as doctors in four other districts continued with their protest Wednesday, officials ... Read more...

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