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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Hundreds of protesting Rajasthan doctors rejoin duty


December 29th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Healthcare services which have remained badly affected in Rajasthan for the past nine days due to the ongoing strike of doctors are likely to improve as ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike claims 55 lives


December 28th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 28 (IANS) Patients at government hospitals across Rajasthan continued to suffer as doctors continued their strike for the eighth day Wednesday, with the toll due to the agitation ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors’ strike claims 50 lives


December 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Patients at government hospitals across Rajasthan continued to suffer on the sixth day of doctors' strike Monday, and officials said the toll due to the strike ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors continue strike, 40 patients dead


December 25th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 25 (IANS) Medical services in Rajasthan remained badly affected on the fifth day of the strike by resident doctors Sunday, with at least 40 patients dying across 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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After ITC venture, Manipal plans exit from Nepal


September 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major blow to the image of Nepal's new Maoist government, India's influential Manipal Group of Companies is planning its exit strategy just a ... Read more...

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Doctors call off strike in Maharashtra


September 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 striking doctors across Maharashtra Sunday evening called off their protest that began three days ago after officials ensured them of meeting their demands.Maharashtra Association ... Read more...

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Eight children die as junior doctors continue strike


May 8th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) At least eight children died at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad Sunday as junior doctors continued their strike demanding a special protection force for their security, ... Read more...

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Health of citizens is wealth of nation: Court


February 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) "The health of the citizens is the wealth of the nation" and it cannot be allowed to be jeopardized, the Delhi High Court said Monday while ... Read more...

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Bihar’s junior doctors end strike; legislator surrenders


February 4th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's six hospitals ended their indefinite strike Friday after the legislator involved in an attack on medicos surrendered in the court and was sent ... Read more...

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Bihar junior doctors’ strike claims over two dozen lives


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Over two dozen patients admitted at six hospitals in Bihar have died during a strike by junior doctors that entered its third day Wednesday, officials said.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on strike by AIIMS doctors


January 19th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea seeking a probe into a strike by All India Institute of Medical Sciences' (AIIMS) resident doctors ... Read more...

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Bhopal junior doctors end strike (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in two city hospitals ended their strike late Tuesday evening after expressing satisfaction at security arrangements in their hospital and assurance by the health department for ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Kolkata


September 28th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Junior doctors of four hospitals in Kolkata called off their four-day strike Tuesday after getting assurances by the police that necessary steps will be taken to beef up ... Read more...

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Patients suffer as doctors of four Kolkata hospitals on strike


September 27th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Patients in Kolkata are having a harrowing time as public health services have come to a virtually standstill with junior doctors of four government hospitals on strike to ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike cripples Rajasthan medical services


September 7th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) The strike by about 1,200 resident doctors in Rajasthan continued for the third day Tuesday, crippling services at all six government medical colleges and their affiliated hospitals amid ... Read more...

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Strike cripples medical services in Ranchi hospital


August 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The strike by junior doctors and nurses at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here for the past four days has paralysed medical services, leading to the ... Read more...

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Orissa doctors on strike, health services hit partially (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) Medical services were partially hit in Orissa after government doctors went on an indefinite strike Sunday demanding implementation of a scheme that ensures time-bound promotions. "There was no ... Read more...

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AMU junior doctors on strike


January 28th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 500 junior doctors at the Aligarh Muslim University have gone on strike demanding a probe into the alleged irregularities in the entrance examination held Jan 24 ... Read more...

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Mumbai: Striking doctors return to work


January 9th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 9(ANI): Nearly 300 resident doctors and an number of nurses of the Mumbai's J J hospital, who were on strike have resumed their work on Saturday.The doctors returned to work ... Read more...

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511 patients died due to doctors’ strikes in Bihar


December 26th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Dec 26 (IANS) Repeated strikes by Bihar doctors in the last four years have claimed the lives of 511 patients, but the state government has no plans to ... Read more...

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Strike hits Chhattisgarh’s biggest hospital


December 11th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 10 (IANS) About 165 junior doctors at Chhattisgarh's biggest hospital, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Medical College and Hospital, went on an indefinite strike Thursday bringing medical services to a halt. The ... Read more...

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Bihar’s junior doctors resume work


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) Junior doctors of two government-run hospitals in Bihar resumed work Sunday following a 12-day strike over an increase in their stipend, officials said. Around 500 junior doctors of the ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors continue strike despite rights panel’s threat


November 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) Bihar's junior doctors, whose strike for increased stipend entered its 12th day Saturday, have decided to continue the stir despite the state human rights commission's threat to file ... Read more...

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Government threatens action against striking Bihar doctors


November 15th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 15 (IANS) As the strike by junior doctors in Bihar's premier government-run hospital here entered its sixth day Sunday, authorities threatened action and called for an end to the strike ... Read more...

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Patna doctors go on strike, demand payment of stipend


November 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) More than 400 junior doctors of the Patna Medical College and Hospital here have struck work, demanding payment of the increased stipend they were promised after a round ... Read more...

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Kerala medical colleges doctors suspend agitation


October 29th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Oct 29 (IANS) The striking doctors of Kerala medical colleges, faced with divisions within their organisation, Thursday decided to suspend their ongoing strike. The Kerala Government Medical College Teachers Association (KGMCTA) ... Read more...

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Government doctors in Jammu call off stir


October 27th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Government doctors in Jammu Tuesday called off their three week old strike following an assurance from the state government to accept their demands. Both sides made this ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir cracks down on striking doctors


October 24th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday suspended 28 doctors and decided to appoint others, in the wake of the junior doctors' agitation that has been going on for ... Read more...

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Self-rule formula to solve Kashmir problem: Mehbooba Mufti


October 20th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Speaking in support of her party's self-rule formula, opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said the self-rule document was "a step forward towards the solution ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike affects healthcare in Kashmir


October 13th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) The junior doctors' strike in Jammu and Kashmir entered the fourth day Tuesday, adversely affecting healthcare facilities in the valley. In Srinagar's largest SMHS Hospital, no surgery has been ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike enters fifth day, claims 38 lives


August 31st, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A five-day-old strike by the junior doctors in a hospital here has claimed the lives of at least 38 patients even as the Bihar government Monday served notices ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike claims 32 lives in Bihar


August 30th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 30 (IANS) Thirty two patients admitted to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) have died amid a strike by junior doctors that entered its fourth day Sunday, authorities said. "Eleven ... Read more...

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Gujarat students back striking doctors


July 31st, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 31 (IANS) About 4,800 students from government-run medical colleges across Gujarat Friday observed a day's strike in support of resident doctors who are on strike for a week demanding a ... Read more...

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