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WHO to initiate study on disease due to climate change
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday said here that it would set up a special task force, first of its kind, to study the impact of climate change on health and steps to reduce the hazard.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 11:11:46 PM

Fortis asked to disclose Escorts ownership dispute in its public issue
New Delhi April 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has allowed Fortis Healthcare Ltd (FHL) to launch its Initial Public Offer to raise money but not without disclosing the ownership dispute of the Escorts heart hospital in its offer document and the publicity material for the offer.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 9:06:00 PM

Court dismisses NRI doctor's petition under RTI
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday dismissed a plea under the Right to Information (RTI) Act filed by US-based Kunal Saha, who has sued five doctors for the death of his wife, on grounds that he is an NRI and thus not entitled to information under the newly enacted law.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 5:55:13 PM

Ranchi mental hospital now offers dental, eye care
Ranchi, April 5 (IANS) The Ranchi Institute of Neuro Psychiatry and Allied Science (RINPAS), one of India's premier mental hospitals, has introduced specialised dental, eye care and physiotherapy services to reach out to more people.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:53:32 PM

Celebrate World Health Day with new vaccine
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Every year around the world nearly one million children under the age of five lose their lives to pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:21:28 PM

Satellites set to play good Samaritans in India
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) India will soon connect every nook and corner of its vast territory through satellites to provide education, health and other social services to people, especially those living in far-flung areas.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 9:31:54 AM

Haryana looks to own medical university
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday proposed a medical university in the state to provide better healthcare to its people.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007 9:47:41 PM

Northeast states sound bird flu alert
Guwahati, April 2 (IANS) Regional governments in India's northeastern region have sounded an alert by restricting the entry of poultry from Bangladesh and Myanmar after the two countries reported an outbreak of bird flu, officials said Monday.

Monday, April 02, 2007 1:06:55 PM

MPs vow to fight malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior, April 1 (IANS) Leaders of various political parties along with activists and film personalities have expressed concern for millions of malnourished children in Madhya Pradesh and have vowed to fight it.

Sunday, April 01, 2007 12:05:54 PM

Nandigram killings lead to depression among many
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Nine-year-old Gargi Mukherjee might not live in Nandigram. But she suddenly fell ill the day 14 people were killed in the East Midnapore constituency of West Bengal following police firing.

Saturday, March 31, 2007 1:04:13 PM

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