Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Chandigarh will become the first Indian city July 15 to be officially declared smoke-free.
Friday, July 06, 2007 7:09:52 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In what is good news for India, the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the country are now estimated at 2.5 million, less than half of what was previously estimated, says a new official survey backed by a United Nations organisation.
Friday, July 06, 2007 5:25:35 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The number of people infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in India has taken a sharp dip from 5.2 million to 2.5 million, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Friday.
Friday, July 06, 2007 5:09:45 PM
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A noted India-born AIDS researcher in the US says that defective or sub-standard medical kits supplied by the government's National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) for testing HIV in different blood banks and hospitals in India has put a large number of Indians at serious health risk.
Friday, July 06, 2007 12:29:34 PM
Bhopal, July 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in the state.
Friday, July 06, 2007 12:29:08 PM
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and the World Bank signed a pact Thursday for a $250 million soft loan that would be utilised for the National HIV/AIDS Control Programme. A similar pact was also entered into with Britain.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 7:13:15 PM
Tiruchirapally, July 4 (IANS) Dileepan Raj, a 15-year-old boy accused of performing a caesarean surgery without necessary qualifications surrendered before a juvenile court here Tuesday.
Wednesday, July 04, 2007 5:50:48 PM
Since the 1980s, Kerala has had a series of outbreaks of new diseases -- leptospirosis, dengue, Japanese encephalitis (JE) and chikungunya. Each time the government was caught unawares and the health system was unprepared.
Wednesday, July 04, 2007 10:51:10 AM
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Shimla Municipal Corporation is planning to install long pipe like tin chutes in the hill station to dispose of garbage directly into drains, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 03, 2007 2:34:08 PM
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) A farmer of Singur in West Bengal Monday died of alleged starvation caused by the loss of livelihood following acquisition of farmland for the upcoming Tata Motors small car project.
Monday, July 02, 2007 6:59:28 PM
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