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Delhi High Court pulls up government for poor healthcare
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the central and state governments for poor infrastructure and lack of facilities in city hospitals as a result of which patients suffer.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 4:19:27 PM

Jharkhand doctors seek security during shutdowns
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Doctors in Jharkhand are demanding security during shutdowns called by political parties and Maoist rebels.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 1:37:42 PM

Malaria, snakebites threaten border forces in Tripura
Amlighat (Tripura), Nov 27 (IANS) Malaria and snakebites pose a bigger threat than insurgents and smugglers to the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers posted along Tripura's border with Bangladesh.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:51:22 AM

Delhi medical students to go on strike Tuesday
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of medical students in the capital will go on a daylong strike Tuesday protesting the health ministry's decision to make one-year rural service mandatory.

Monday, November 26, 2007 8:28:24 PM

Tobacco Regulatory Authority in place by next year: Ramadoss
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) If India's Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and his party, the PMK, execute their plans on tobacco control successfully in Tamil Nadu, then it could be the first Indian state to become smoking-free five years from now.

Monday, November 26, 2007 4:11:20 PM

Expert advises youngsters to discard junk food
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) Children should avoid junk food and instead increase their regular intake of green vegetables and pulses to improve resistance and develop good health, biotechnologist Manju Sharma advised students at an interactive session here Sunday.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 6:52:01 PM

Assam suspends 135 junior doctors for ignoring patients
Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) The Assam government Saturday suspended 135 junior doctors from the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after they refused to attend to patients.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 6:48:24 PM

Cricketers pitch in to eradicate polio
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian and the Pakistani cricketers came together for a noble cause to eradicate polio and gave drops to some children in a polio camp at the team hotel here Saturday.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 8:39:07 PM

India ill-equipped to handle natural disasters: Ramadoss
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said here Friday the country is not equipped to handle natural disasters, and added that initiatives like a toll-free number, which will help one get access to an ambulance within 10 minutes, will change all of that in a few years' time.

Friday, November 23, 2007 8:31:49 PM

HIV/AIDS menace stalking India's neighbourhood (Feature)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Just like in India, migrant labour is one of the main causes for the spread of HIV/AIDS in neighbouring Bhutan and Bangladesh. In Sri Lanka, it is contracted mainly by child sex workers catering to Western tourists, while in Nepal it is spread largely by trafficked women returning from brothels in India.

Friday, November 23, 2007 8:37:04 AM

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