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Mamata’s humane gesture


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made arrangements to pay the hospital dues of yesteryear's actress Dipti Roy, who passed away Sunday.A private hospital ... Read more...

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‘Accident compensation also for loss of earnings, normal life’


August 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that compensation to accident victims should be adequate and include not only damages for injuries but also for loss of ... Read more...

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Five Chinese women deplaned after midair brawl


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Five Chinese women were ordered to get off a plane after female family members of one of them assaulted a woman for reclining her seat. The ... 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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Rise in cancer deaths worrying: Sheila Dikshit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday expressed concern over the increase in cancer deaths and stressed the need for preventive measures."Every year, tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Castration most befitting punishment for rapists: Court


February 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Castration is the most befitting punishment for a paedophile or serial rape offender, a Delhi court said while sentencing a rape convict to life sentence.Additional ... Read more...

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Andhra woman seeks euthanasia for paralysed son (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Unable to take care of him due to poverty, a 64-year-old widow in Andhra Pradesh has sought euthanasia for her son -- a 36-year-old graduate in ... Read more...

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Andhra woman seeks mercy killing for paralysed son


February 7th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Unable to take care of her invalid son due to poverty, a 64-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh has sought euthanasia for him -- a 36-year-old graduate ... Read more...

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New measure raises American poor to 49 million


November 8th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) By American standards, more than 49 million or 16 percent of the people in the world's richest nation were living in poverty in 2010 under an ... Read more...

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Ailing man burns self on pyre


October 31st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 31 (IANS) Unable to bear mounting medical expenses, an ailing 40-year-old man in Rajasthan built a pyre and lit it after sitting on it, police said Monday.Giriraj Sharma ... Read more...

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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... Read more...

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IndiaFirst Life forays into health insurance


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) IndiaFirst Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bank of Baroda and Andhra Bank and Britain-based Legal and General said Wednesday it was foraying into ... Read more...

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Software protects water resources from terror attacks


July 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Americans drink from the kitchen tap without worrying about pathogens or microbes, even though water utilities might be vulnerable to bio-terror attacks or natural contaminants. But ... Read more...

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Tripura journalist attempts self-immolation


July 21st, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) A journalist of a vernacular daily in Tripura Wednesday attempted self-immolation in front of the police headquarters here demanding reimbursement of his medical expenses.Kazi Plaban, reporter ... Read more...

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AIIMS served notice for turning away patient


June 24th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after taking note of a petition filed ... Read more...

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Poor woman needing liver transplant moves court


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A poor ailing woman Thursday approached the Delhi High Court alleging that the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) had denied her treatment on ... Read more...

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India’s medical tourism to boom despite barriers: Expert


April 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Medical tourism in India will continue to boom despite attempts by US President Barack Obama's administration to curb the flow of American patients to Mexico ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena firmly against Jaitapur nuclear project: Uddhav (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena's executive president Uddhav Thackeray Monday criticised the Maharashtra and central governments for going ahead with the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray visits Ratnagiri victim’s family


April 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray Monday visited the family of Tabrez Sayekar, who was killed a week ago in police firing in Ratnagiri district while ... Read more...

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Arunima’s condition stable: AIIMS Doctors


April 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday said the condition of volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown ... Read more...

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Arunima shifted to AIIMS Trauma Centre


April 18th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near Bareilly last week, has been moved to the All India ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken promises to bear medical expenses of Arunima


April 18th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Lucknow, Apr 18 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Monday promised to bear the medical expenses of injured national volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown ... Read more...

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Women’s panel seeks report on player pushed out of train


April 15th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Uttar Pradesh administration to submit an action taken report on attack on volleyball player Arunima Sinha, ... Read more...

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Healing touch for Sirohi’s poor in pain


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Sirohi, April 2 (IANS) In a unique initiative launched by Rajasthan's Sirohi district administration, medical stores have been sought to contribute a certain amount of money every month to support ... Read more...

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Super senior citizens hail income tax sops


March 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after the federal budget, senior citizens practising laughter therapy at the Nehru Park in the capital's diplomatic enclave had real reasons to laugh - ... Read more...

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Breast pumps, lactation supplies are now tax deductible in US


February 11th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): Unlike India, where there are no rebates whatsoever on life-saving drugs, even breast pumps and lactation supplies are tax deductible in the US.The Internal Revenue Service's new ... Read more...

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Free health insurance for 500,000 on MP’s birthday


February 6th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Mumbai North Lok Sabha member Sanjay Nirupam celebrated his 46th birthday Sunday by giving free health insurance cover to five lakh poor people in the constituency.According to Mumbai ... Read more...

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Jules Asner’s Husband Steven Soderbergh Faces Paternity Lawsuit From Australian Lady


February 4th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eminent director Steven Soderbergh has been sued by an Australian woman for paternity issues. The Australian woman named Frances Lawrencina Anderson on Wednesday filed the paternity ... Read more...

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AHA Predicts Tripled Heart Care Costs In Next Thirty Years


January 25th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Heart Association (AHA) has made the grim prediction that heart treatment costs are likely to increase threefold in the next three decades. In the ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Extends A Helping Hand Towards The Ailing A. K. Hangal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A. K. Hangal, the actor of yesteryears, is in a pitiful state at 95-year. He has been suffering from age related illness and his family, which consists of his 75-year ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s ex-speaker booked for corruption


December 29th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed cases against the former speaker of parliament, his deputy and a senior opposition party leader for corruption, misappropriation of public funds and ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers must get players’ association for ‘welfare from one common platform’


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan first class cricketer Aamir Bashir's untimely death due to cancer has led to a call from former national captains and players for the establishment of a ... Read more...

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‘8 percent households become poor due to medical expenses’


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) About eight percent of households in India are pushed to below the poverty line due to heavy medical expenses, said a new report on the Indian health ... Read more...

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200 percent salary hike proposed for Delhi lawmakers


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Taking a cue from the central government, the Congress-led Delhi government has proposed a hike of about 200 percent in the 70 lawmakers' salary with Chief ... Read more...

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Solatium for families of officials killed in cracker unit fire


August 13th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A solatium of Rs.5 lakh each will be given to the families of the five officials who died in an explosion in an unlicensed cracker unit in Sivakasi ... Read more...

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