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Poverty, disease stalk Orissa despite industry
Kashipur (Orissa), Sep 14 (IANS) The cholera-hit Kashipur block of Orissa's Rayagada district, where 52 people have died, is a study in contrast.

Friday, September 14, 2007 9:22:38 AM

India needs 1.5 mn more teachers, doctors, nurses
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India needs at least 1.5 million more teachers, doctors and nurses to tackle the shortage of skilled manpower in the field of health and education, global voluntary group Oxfam International said here Thursday.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 8:08:49 PM

Coming soon, a health policy for the IT sector
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India may lose its IT edge over others as employees in the sector are increasingly becoming prone to health hazards and a 'dedicated health policy' would be formulated soon to tackle this, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Thursday.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 3:51:36 PM

NRI docs' healing touch for Bengal's poor
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Thanks to the initiative of around 20 NRI doctors, mostly from Britain and the US, a hospital is being set up here with the aim of providing quality healthcare at a low cost to the poor.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 9:00:17 AM

Apollo offers air ambulance service on Deccan helicopters
Bangalore, Sep 12 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Wednesday tied up with Deccan Aviation to launch air ambulance services from the city.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 8:18:29 PM

Indian paints high on lead, says Toxics Link
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Close on the heels of an expose showing high levels of heavy metals in plastic and PVC toys, an environmental group Wednesday revealed a fresh study that uncovered dangerously high amounts of lead in household paint samples from both Mumbai and Delhi.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 6:35:24 PM

Global agencies to take on kala-azar in Bihar
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Three international agencies, including the US-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will work for the elimination of kala-azar, a deadly disease caused by a parasite transmitted by the tiny sand fly, in Bihar.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 1:47:03 PM

Leftist Orissa poet dies of cholera
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) A well-known communist poet in Orissa, Dasuram Majhi, has died of the waterborne disease cholera, which officials say has already killed over 140 people in three tribal-majority districts of the state.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 12:45:56 PM

Is Orissa giving false figures of diarrhoea deaths?
Koraput (Orissa), Sep 12 (IANS) Thirteen-year-old Laxman Jani died of diarrhoea last month in Kandabeda Padar village of tribal-dominated Koraput district. But his name does not figure in an official list.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 9:02:21 AM

Apex court permits dismantling of 'Blue Lady'
New Delhi, Sept 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday finally paved the way for dismantling of Norwegian cruise liner 'Blue Lady' at Alang cost in Gujarat, where the ship allegedly laden with toxic waste is anchored.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 10:12:20 PM

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