New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A brand new four-coach train offering free up-to-date diagnostic and surgical treatment for India's rural population was flagged off by Congress president Sonia Gandhi here Thursday.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 1:09:23 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) Wednesday deferred its decision on the controversial issue of displaying the skull and crossbones warning on the cover of beedi packets.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:25:27 PM
Jagatsinghpur, July 11 (IANS) A woman gave birth to a child under a tree near a government hospital in Orissa after a doctor refused to attend to her as her husband failed to pay a fee of Rs.2,000.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 7:54:03 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As the world celebrated Population Day Wednesday, a doctors' body said they had made a series of documentary films to reduce maternal mortality, which claims nearly 100,000 lives in India, for spreading awareness in rural areas.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 6:18:54 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) The Kerala government will conduct a door-to-door campaign to spread awareness and garner support for the five HIV positive children who were not allowed to attend school in Kottayam district after protests from parents of other kids, the state health minister said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 5:24:04 PM
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Considering the rising number of deaths due to lightning, the Jharkhand government is planning to make it mandatory to set up lightning conductors on all buildings.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 12:23:27 PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) At a time when India's HIV/AIDS numbers have been halved in heartening new findings, growing discrimination against HIV patients is causing worry to health workers and rights activists.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:27:52 AM
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Nearly 20 percent of women dying in childbirth around the globe are Indians and the United Nations - on the eve of World Population Day - has called upon Indian men to become partners in improving maternal health.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007 7:45:17 PM
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The number of children receiving supplementary nutrition under a government scheme has registered a 70 percent increase during the last three years.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007 7:33:20 PM
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl died in the operation theatre of the Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital (CNMC) late Monday evening, triggering a mob fury as her family and associates alleged she was raped and murdered by the physicians who were to operate upon her.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007 6:18:11 PM
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