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Apex court strikes down rounding off marks for admission


September 1st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) In a ruling that would impact thousands of students, the Supreme Court has held that there can be no rounding-off of the percentage of marks ... Read more...

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Karnataka to fund three rail projects


July 6th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Karnataka will share 50 percent of the cost of three railway projects in the state with the railway ministry, a minister said Friday."The cabinet has approved ... Read more...

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Rohtak medical student falls from hostel roof, dies


July 6th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 6 (IANS) A final year medical (MBBS) student died after falling from the roof of his hostel at the Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (BDS) University of Health ... Read more...

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Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes MP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar became the first active sportsperson to become a member of the Indian parliament. The batsman, who is currently nominated for the Bharat ... Read more...

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Battling maternal deaths, Assam upgrades health workers’ skills


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) Assam, which has the highest maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the country at 390 per 1,000 live births, also faces a serious crunch of doctors. So ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Scam in Rajasthan pre-medical test for third time


July 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) A scam in the Rajasthan pre-medical test conducted in May has come to light, for the third year in a row, with over 40 students under ... Read more...

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Doctors launch campaign for a tobacco-free Bangalore (May 31 is World No Tobacco Day)


May 30th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) With music concerts and counselling, a group of doctors here is launching a 'Tobacco Free Bangalore' campaign Tuesday to drive home the message of avoiding tobacco ... Read more...

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Supreme Court slams lapses in medical college admissions


April 9th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In an apparent expression of its exasperation over the state of medical education in the country, the Supreme Court slammed the authorities for ignoring the ... Read more...

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Tuberculosis kills 68,000 Pakistanis every year


March 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Tuberculosis kills 68,000 people in Pakistan every year as an untreated patient transfers the disease to 10-15 people, a senior official said.The country has 700,000 tuberculosis ... Read more...

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Scientists name new dino species ‘thunder thighs’


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have named a new dinosaur species 'thunder-thighs', thanks to its huge thigh muscles.The team from University College London recovered fossils from a quarry in Utah, US, which ... Read more...

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Age limit for vice chancellors in Haryana raised to 68


September 7th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) The Haryana assembly Monday passed bills to raise the retirement age of vice chancellors (VCs) and pro-vice chancellors to 68. Earlier, the retirement age was 65 years.The decision will ... Read more...

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Haryana varsity heads to serve till 68 years


April 27th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Vice chancellors and pro-vice chancellors of all government universities in Haryana will now serve till age of 68 years as the government has raised their retirement age by ... Read more...

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Punjab to train 100,000 unemployed youth


February 10th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) The Punjab government has asked the vice chancellors of universities in the state to prepare a blue print of a programme to impart vocational education training to nearly ... Read more...

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Haryana sets first central university rolling


January 4th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Narnaul (Haryana), Jan 4 (IANS) A new central university, the first in Haryana, started functioning Monday in the state's educationally and economically backward Mahendragarh district. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda inaugurated the first ... Read more...

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How estrogen could act as the ‘beneficial middleman’ for brain


December 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Estrogen has been labelled as the middleman in its positive effect on the brain - a finding that raises the possibility that future drugs may bypass the carcinogenic ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown peaceful till noon


December 7th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Punjab, Dec 7 (ANI): The Punjab shutdown called by the major Sikh outfits began on a peaceful note today. The Sikh outfits are protesting the killing of Darshan Singh, a demonstrator who ... Read more...

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Now, diseases haunt Karnataka flood victims


October 9th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) After battling rains and flood fury, over a million people of North Karnataka are now facing the scare of outbreak of diseases. Cases of people suffering from viral fever, ... Read more...

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Why smoking increases heart disease, stroke risk


July 12th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Researchers at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles and Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California have discovered why smoking increases the risk ... Read more...

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Why smoking increases risk of heart disease, strokes


June 12th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has shed light on why smokers are at an increased of suffering heart disease and stroke.The research team from Charles Drew University of Medicine and ... Read more...

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Displaced Pakistani women suffer more due to customs, says report


June 10th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 10 (IANS) Displaced women in Pakistan are in dire need of medical help by female health professionals as their customs and traditions bar them from even talking to a stranger, ... Read more...

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IPL tribunal bans Asif for one year


January 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.29 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) has banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif for one year on charges of using a banned substance for enhancing performance, here today. However, the ... Read more...

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Two year ban for Asif likely as he faces three-man tribunal


January 24th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.24 (ANI): Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif could be facing a two year ban from all forms of cricket when he faces a three-man tribunal hearing into the drug ... Read more...

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US grants $50,000 to Maharashtra university for medical education


December 19th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Friday awarded a grant of $50,000 (over Rs.2 million) to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik. The ... Read more...

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Mumbai doctor crosses border to help Pakistanis lose weight


November 14th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala is travelling to Pakistan to perform weight loss surgeries on at least eight people there.Invited by Society for Surgeons in Lahore and ... Read more...

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Hookahs as harmful as cigarette smoking


September 8th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, September 8 (ANI): University-level students are increasingly getting hooked to shisha, water-pipe smoking, in Karachi unaware of the fact that they are as harmful as cigarette, say researchers. Conducted by ... Read more...

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President visits alma mater Mumbai University


February 29th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday visited her alma mater Mumbai University and urged the students there to address issues like eradication of social evils, alcoholism and drug addiction among ... Read more...

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Pakistanis more prone to lose sense of taste, smell than Westerners


February 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 15 (ANI): Pakistanis are more likely to lose their sense of sense of smell and taste as compared to Westerners, says a new study.The study, conducted by University of Health ... Read more...

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Pakistani girls now want to marry emergency help line operators!


November 21st, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): With the joint family system almost fading in Pakistan, girls are calling the emergency help line (Rescue 15) and asking operators to marry them over the telephone.University of ... Read more...

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