New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government plans to set up drug banks in all 604 districts of the country to provide essential medicines to the poor free of charge and a committee has been set up to study the feasibility of the proposal.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 6:24:08 PM
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ram Vilas Paswan Tuesday said that he has recommended parliamentarians be allowed to spend 20 percent of their development fund for 'better health to poor people'.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 5:05:08 PM
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) An Indian from Andhra Pradesh in the 1940s pioneered path-breaking research in the US in biochemistry, helping to bring to humankind some lifesaving drugs widely used today. The admirers of Yellapragada SubbaRow, a name very few Indians would be familiar with, say he deserves a place in the pantheon of top scientists in the land of his birth.
Sunday, May 13, 2007 12:36:50 PM
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The central government is aiming for 100 percent registration of births by 2010 by amending the Registration of Birth and Death Act 1969 that would simplify the process, an official said Friday.
Friday, May 11, 2007 3:44:24 PM
Kochi, May 10 (IANS) Ammonia gas leaked from the state-owned Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) plant at Ambalmugal near here late Thursday, causing breathing problems among local residents. The factory said later the leak had been rectified.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:50:41 PM
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India is home to over 76.6 million people over the age of 60.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:14:51 PM
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Diagnosed with kidney stones, Indrajit Roy wanted to get the best cure at an affordable cost. When a hospital in Kolkata promised to remove the stone in a bloodless laser-aided operation at less than half the fee quoted by other hospitals, his prayers were answered.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007 10:47:14 AM
Siliguri/Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bird flu scare has gripped Siliguri in north Bengal following the death of over 2,000 poultry birds even as the West Bengal animal husbandry department said the birds died for reasons other than the H5N1 virus as avian influenza is medically known.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 9:33:08 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian-American boy has undergone a successful simultaneous liver and kidney transplant from two separate live donors at a city hospital, which doctors claimed to be a surgical first in the world.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 8:26:14 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian-American boy underwent a simultaneous liver and kidney transplant at a city hospital here, which the attending doctors claimed Tuesday was the first such in the world.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 4:45:50 PM
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