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Bihar cancels nursing home licences after uterus scam


September 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Licenses of eight private nursing homes were cancelled in Bihar's Samastipur district for unnecessary removal of uteruses of hundreds of poor women to claim insurance money ... Read more...

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Viral fever grips Gurgaon


September 9th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 9 (IANS) The number of people afflicted with viral fever of 'mixed culture' is rapidly increasing in Gurgaon. Private hospitals are full of patients suffering from viral fevers. ... Read more...

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“Mamatadidi MBBS” tackles dengue (West Bengal newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) As dengue cases get more widely reported across West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has earned a fresh nickname - "Mamatadidi MBBS". She has taken ... Read more...

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Mamata raps civic bodies for negligence in preventing dengue


September 7th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Criticising civic bodies run by both her Trinamool Congress as also the opposition Left Front for negligence in combating dengue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue death toll rises to four


September 5th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The official dengue toll in West Bengal has risen to four with the disease striking 789 people, according to the state health department Wednesday.A 47-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Uterus removal case: Notice to hospitals, nursing homes


August 29th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bihar State Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to private hospitals and nursing homes, where uteruses of hundreds of poor women were removed to claim ... Read more...

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How to detox - Delhi centres show the way


August 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) An animated discussion on self-control and inner strength is under way in an air-conditioned cottage tucked away inside a plush south Delhi farm. The group ... Read more...

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Paswan demands CBI probe into uterus scam


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line ... Read more...

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Six killed in road accident on Delhi-Jaipur highway


August 21st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) At least six people including a child were killed and seven others injured in a road accident Tuesday when a Bolero car collided with a Canter ... Read more...

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Probe begins into children’s deaths in Tirupati hospital


August 16th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The health authorities in Andhra Pradesh Thursday began a probe into the death of five children at the S.V.R. Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly committee to probe ‘health scam’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar assembly speaker Wednesday ordered a house committee probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line women in the ... Read more...

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Court notice to 12 private hospitals in Delhi


August 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to 12 private hospitals for their alleged failure to comply with its earlier order to give free treatment ... Read more...

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Pakistani nurses vulnerable to sexual harassment


August 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Young women medical professionals and nurses in Pakistan are among the many groups vulnerable to workplace violence and sexual harassment, a leading Pakistani daily said Sunday.Despite ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh on rampant uterus-removal surgeries


July 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on reports that doctors in the state were unnecessarily removing women's uteruses to ... Read more...

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Four die in Pakistan from deadly amoebic infection


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least four people have died in the port city of Karachi due to an amoebic infection caused by a deadly waterborne organism called naegleria fowleri, ... Read more...

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SIT to probe fresh violence in Maruti Manesar plant (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was ... Read more...

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SIT to probe Maruti’s fresh violence


July 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis claims 3 in Assam


June 28th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) The deadly Japanese Encephalitis has claimed three lives in Assam in the past few weeks, health officials here said Thursday.So far, one person has died in ... Read more...

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Opposition demands action as waste-caused fever grips Kerala


June 11th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) The Opposition walked out of the state assembly here Monday, alleging the state government's inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across ... Read more...

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Girl’s foetus found in Rajasthan town


April 20th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) The foetus of a girl was found abandoned on the edge of a sewer line in Rajasthan's Dausa town Thursday, police said. Police said that foetus ... Read more...

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‘Right to fair trial can’t overshadow freedom of speech’ (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A person's right to free and fair trial enjoys no primacy over the right to freedom of speech and expression of the media, senior counsel ... Read more...

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‘India faces 50 percent nursing shortage’


March 29th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply and many female nurses preferring to ... Read more...

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TB causing half million annual deaths in South-East Asia: WHO


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Tuberculosis accounts for nearly half million deaths every year in the South-East Asian region even as the number of people suffering from the it has ... Read more...

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Gains and losses from Budget 2012-13


March 16th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Here is what you gain and what you lose on account of the budget proposals presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday:Gains:- Minimum exemption limit for income tax raised to ... Read more...

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An earthquake in Delhi? No, just a drill


February 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) AIIMS Metro Station, 11.30 a.m. Wednesday. An ear-piercing siren shatters the morning buzz at the busy south Delhi station and many people fall to the ... Read more...

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Mock disaster drill held in Delhi, will show loopholes: NDMA


February 15th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The mega mock drill on disaster preparedness in the national capital Wednesday is aimed at creating awareness and finding loopholes, says National Disaster Management Authority ... Read more...

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Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... 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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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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CPI-M supports nurses’ stir in Kerala


February 4th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday came out in support of nurses of a private hospital here who have struck work ... Read more...

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Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday ... Read more...

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Digitized medical records for Delhi public hospitals


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Government hospitals in Delhi will soon be getting electronic medical records (EMR) where information of every patient will be digitized and available in the hospital ... Read more...

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Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday morning, ... Read more...

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