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Chandigarh is now officially smoke-free
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Chandigarh, the 'City Beautiful' planned by French architect Le Corbusier, Sunday became the first Indian city to be officially declared smoke-free.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 8:45:55 PM

Malaria cases on the rise in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) Rajasthan has witnessed an alarming rise in cases of malaria in recent weeks even as the state government is putting in place a plan to combat diseases that spread during monsoon.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 9:42:48 AM

Law not enough to curb female foeticide: Ramadoss
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Laws like the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act alone cannot solve the problem of female foeticide, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Saturday.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 9:56:31 PM

Kerala shutdown to protest failure to tackle raging fever
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Kerala's opposition alliance United Democratic Front (UDF) has called for a state-wide shutdown Tuesday in protest against the government's alleged failure to tackle the raging fever in the state that has left almost every home affected.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 6:42:55 PM

NRI scientist wants NACO chief to apologise
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Indian American researcher Kunal Saha has demanded an apology from the chief of India's nodal AIDS body after the latter questioned his credibility as an investigator for a World Bank probe into HIV testing kits.

Friday, July 13, 2007 4:37:33 PM

Malaria sweeps Tripura, 25 dead
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) At least 25 people have died of malaria in the last two weeks in Tripura with authorities using helicopters to send medical teams to remote areas, officials said Friday.

Friday, July 13, 2007 1:59:12 PM

Campaign for better AIDS treatment access
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) A network of HIV positive people has launched a countrywide campaign to promote access to treatment for patients, saying northern India in particular lags behind in this respect.

Friday, July 13, 2007 7:35:15 AM

Suven seeks permission for trials of new drug
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Suven Life Sciences has submitted an application with the Drug Controller General of India for permission to undertake phase-1 clinical trials of its new drug Suvn-502 for treatment of cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's and schizophrenia.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 3:28:08 PM

Hospital-on-rails for India's rural population (Lead)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A hospital-on-rails that will travel through India's vast rural hinterland was launched here Thursday, promising to bring free up-to-date medical and even surgical treatment for millions with little access to them.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:58:28 PM

Gandhi puts health train for rural areas on track
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

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