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Art of Living fights for girl child in Punjab
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Punjab's abysmally low sex ratio - just 798 girls per 1,000 males in the 0-6 age group - has prompted various social groups, among them the Art of Living Foundation, to tackle the practice of female foeticide.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 3:16:31 PM

India to hike free treatments in fight against AIDS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) As India gears up to implement the third phase of its National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) this month, all districts will be made implementing authorities and the number of free treatments will be raised.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 12:41:41 PM

Stricter norms for chemists in Punjab
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) The Punjab government and its pharmacy council will frame stricter rules for the chemists to curb addiction to medicines, especially among the youth.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 5:13:25 PM

AIIMS director Venugopal removed from additional post
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) P. Venugopal, director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, was Wednesday removed of his additional charge as head of the cardiology department as per the directions of the Delhi High Court.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 12:34:11 PM

India to have food regulatory body
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India will soon have a food regulatory body to address issues such as food quality and safety, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 5:39:21 PM

Pranab discharged, may work from home (LEAD)
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee was back home with his family Tuesday after being discharged from the Army Hospital, three days after suffering head injuries in a road accident in West Bengal.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 4:34:06 PM

Ray of hope for women on Motherhood Day
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) From 407 in 1998 to 301 in 2006, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) that marks the number of women dying at childbirth has been falling in India, albeit gradually.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 4:11:50 PM

Pranab discharged from hospital
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee was discharged from the Army Hospital here Tuesday, three days after suffering head injuries in a road accident in West Bengal.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 2:10:29 PM

Mother prays for son's death
Ranchi, April 10 (IANS) Having lost all hopes of her eight-year-old mentally challenged son ever recovering, a mother in Jharkhand is hoping for his early death.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 12:45:12 PM

Pranab recovering, likely to be back home Tuesday (LEAD)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who suffered head injuries in a road accident in West Bengal Saturday, is recovering fast and is likely to be discharged Tuesday, said doctors attending on the minister at the Army Hospital here.

Monday, April 09, 2007 5:42:28 PM

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