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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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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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War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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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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Bengal dengue cases reach 570


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday."The total number of confirmed dengue cases ... Read more...

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517 dengue cases, two deaths in Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: CBI raids in UP, Gujarat


August 30th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted raids in Uttar Pradesh as well as Gujarat in connection with the probe into embezzling of funds from ... Read more...

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Court raps CBI on rural health scheme probe


August 30th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal.A ... Read more...

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313 cases of dengue reported in West Bengal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) As many as 313 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health department official said Monday."We have 313 confirmed ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

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UP gives go ahead to prosecution of tainted doctors, officials


August 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave the much awaited go-ahead for prosecution of 22 doctors and five state government employees for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday."Today ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: Court raps Uttar Pradesh for delay in prosecution (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday rapped the Akhilesh Yadav government for delaying sanction for prosecution of accused doctors and officials in the ... Read more...

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 109 ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... 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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Infant dies after removal from Punjab hospital incubator, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday ordered a high-level probe after the parents of a newborn alleged that their child died in the civil hospital ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand drive to check sex-determination tests


July 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, July 9 (IANS) To curb rampant sex-determination tests and prevent a fall in the gender ratio, the Uttarakhand government Monday directed district magistrates to ensure regular inspection of 522 ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns life ban on doping sportsmen


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has warned sportsmen with strict punishment, including life ban on those found guilty of doping.Aluthgamage said Friday coaches and medical ... Read more...

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Anxious wait for families of Shirdi pilgrims in Hyderabad


June 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Families of Shirdi pilgrims travelling in a bus, which met with an accident in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district early Saturday, were anxiously waiting for some information about ... Read more...

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Doctors in Lucknow caught on MMS demanding bribe


June 9th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Some doctors at the Balrampur Hospital here have been caught on MMS demanding bribe for admitting patients in the emergency ward, an official said Saturday.Made ... Read more...

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Special CBI courts to be set up in Lucknow, Ghaziabad


June 9th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Two special CBI courts wuill be set up in the Uttar Pradesh capital and Ghaziabad in connection with the Rs.5,000 crore National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh doctors threaten mass leave


June 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries.Government ... Read more...

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‘Fast-track mode work for 264 backward districts’


April 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Work on districts lagging on various health parameters across the country will be fast tracked in the year ahead, Minister of State Health and Family Welfare ... Read more...

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Fear of plague haunting Himachal villages


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Residents of the Rohru rural belt in Himachal Pradesh are living in fear of the 'wrath of god'. The cause of the scare is actually pneumonic ... Read more...

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NRHM case: Former UP minister, BSP legislator arrested (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday arrested former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his aide and sitting BSP legislator Ram Prasad ... Read more...

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Fresh raids by CBI in UP’s multi-billion NRHM scam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of Friday's simultaneous raids at 30 different locations across Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-billion-rupee rural health scam, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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UP health scam: CBI launches massive search operation


February 24th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted searches at some 30 locations across five cities in Uttar Pradesh in a fresh crackdown on the multi-crore-rupee ... Read more...

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Mayawati muisused funds for rural health, says PM


February 17th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 17 (IANS) Attacking the Mayawati government ahead of the fourth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday charged it with misusing the National ... Read more...

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Congress attacks UP government over health official’s death


February 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at the Mayawati government over the death of an Uttar Pradesh health department official, alleging that there was widespread ... Read more...

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UP health scam: Missing health official found dead


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 has been found dead, police said Thursday. His family has alleged the death is related ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh healthcare scam: Engineer shoots himself (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) The multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in Uttar Pradesh turned murkier Monday when a 55-year-old engineer, under probe for his alleged involvement ... Read more...

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Rural healthcare scam accused shoots self


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh official allegedly linked to the multi-crore rural healthcare scam committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed revolver Monday, police said.Sunil Kumar Verma, ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids senior IAS officer


January 19th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Thursday raided the residences of senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Pradeep Shukla in connection with the Rs.8,000 crore ... Read more...

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BJP: hypocrisy of the holier-than-thou (Comment)


January 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
After taking the high moral ground on the corruption issue in parliament and on the public stage with Anna Hazare, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fallen from grace on ... Read more...

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