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Chhattisgarh to ban chewing tobacco from new year
Raipur, Oct 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will ban gutkha, or chewing tobacco, in the state from Jan 1 next year.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 3:00:27 PM

Health workers say India should join UNITAID
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) Healthcare NGOs, physicians and networks of people with HIV/AIDS have sent a memorandum to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to speedily ensure that India joins UNITAID, an international drug purchase facility.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 9:42:38 AM

Assam medical graduates must serve the state
Guwahati, Oct 3 (IANS) If you want to pursue MBBS from a medical college in Assam, you must be prepared to serve the state government for a minimum of five years after passing out. And for those wanting to pursue a postgraduate degree from any of the state's three medical colleges, one must be prepared to work for the health department for 10 years.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 8:53:57 AM

Global NGO gives Rs.84 mn for eye-care projects
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A global NGO has granted Rs.84 million for healthcare projects in India, mainly focusing on sight related problems.

Monday, October 01, 2007 9:50:13 PM

Kerala sees alarming rise in heart attack deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) There has been a sharp increase in the number of people in Kerala dying of heart attacks - a huge 43 percent of all the deaths in the state are due to cardio-vascular diseases, says an ongoing study by an NGO here.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 2:15:37 PM

Dengue cases detected in Orissa village
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), Sep 28 (IANS) Panic has gripped villages in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district after the mosquito-borne dengue virus was detected in a few villagers. Nearly 300 people have reportedly been suffering from high fever for the past 10 days.

Friday, September 28, 2007 11:22:13 PM

Dengue hits AIIMS doctor, 87 cases in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The mosquito-borne dengue has struck again, affecting a doctor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here and raising the total number of cases reported so far to 87.

Friday, September 28, 2007 8:36:54 PM

Don't demean BPO staff, Nasscom tells Ramadoss
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Reacting sharply to comments of Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on the lifestyle of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) employees, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) Friday asked the minister not to 'demean BPO employees'.

Friday, September 28, 2007 6:51:26 PM

Court stays order against HIV positive woman
Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) A sessions court here Friday stayed the order of a lower court that denied an HIV positive woman custody of her minor daughter.

Friday, September 28, 2007 2:17:21 PM

NCW finds lapses in police probe into Delhi doctor's rape
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Thursday found several anomalies in the investigation into the case of a 24-year-old doctor who was allegedly raped and seriously wounded at a government hospital in west Delhi last week.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:40:23 PM

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