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Health ministry plans plain packaging of tobacco products


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) After putting pictorial health warnings on tobacco products, the union health ministry plans to push for plain packaging.Plain packaging could help bring down tobacco usage ... Read more...

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CBI seeks time to submit sanction against public servant


May 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday requested a Delhi court to provide it with more time to submit proper sanction of prosecution against ... Read more...

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Nepal gets a new cabinet


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A new cabinet comprising 11 ministers belonging to different political parties has sworn in Nepal, Xinhua reported Sunday.The new government has been formed after dissolving the ... Read more...

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CBI files chargesheet against Ramadoss


April 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss for abusing his official position in favouring ... Read more...

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Antibiotics panel’s recommendations yet to be followed


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) An expert panel's recommendations that will lay down the national policy on antibiotics are yet to be notified by the health ministry, Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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NGO files petition to ban junk food in schools


December 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In an effort to encourage healthier eating habits in children, an NGO here has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Delhi High Court to ban ... Read more...

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Separate higher council for medical education: Azad (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Ruling out inclusion of medical education in the purview of the higher education council proposed by the human resource development (HRD) ministry, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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Health ministry opposes medicine courses in IITs


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The health ministry is opposed to the human resource development (HRD) ministry's proposal to allow medical courses in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) as it will create ... Read more...

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