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At 60, a hungry India is morally unacceptable: experts
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Nutrition levels have not increased with the general economic growth in the country and 46 percent of Indian children below three years are undernourished, which is 'morally unacceptable', experts said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 8:52:44 PM

Village body resolves to stop female foeticide
Jaipur, Aug 14 (IANS) Setting an example, a village panchayat in Rajasthan's Alwar district has decided to take measures to prevent female foeticide.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 6:13:44 PM

Rajasthan invites private groups to run government health centres
Jaipur, Aug 14 (IANS) At a state cabinet meeting in Jodhpur, the Rajasthan government decided to invite private participation in healthcare services and to regularise residential colonies built on land meant for agricultural use, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:40:06 PM

Global experts in India to study rural healthcare
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A team of over 30 health experts from several countries are currently in Kerala to study healthcare facilities among the rural people in the state.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:17:59 PM

86 suicides, fratricides in armed forces in 2007
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Indian armed forces witnessed a staggering 86 cases of suicides and fratricides in the first eight months of 2007, with most of these attributed to stress and lack of peer support, parliament was informed Monday.

Monday, August 13, 2007 9:50:50 PM

Chennai to get state-of-art diabetes research facility
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) Monday announced the setting up of a state-of-the-art research centre here to study diabetes among Indians and Asians of Indian origin.

Monday, August 13, 2007 7:29:25 PM

Kidney racket uncovered near Bangalore
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) A thriving racket in the sale of kidneys has been busted by the Bangalore rural police and three key culprits arrested.

Monday, August 13, 2007 4:46:39 PM

Auroville to market 'curative ionised water'
Puducherry, Aug 12 (IANS) A company in Auroville, the international township set up by spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo, will commercially market in India a 'curative ionised water' that is said to treat various ailments, including diabetes.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 6:48:09 PM

Global medical NGO not banned, says Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Aug 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has not banned international medical and humanitarian aid organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) from working in the Maoist-hit Bastar region but has asked its volunteers not to venture into interior areas, a minister clarified Sunday.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 6:15:52 PM

Fear of separation leads four girls to suicide
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) Fear of separation if one of them got married prompted four teenaged girls to commit suicide, with three of them losing their lives and the fourth struggling to be alive in a hospital here.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 4:00:19 PM

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