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Haryana doctor jailed for sex determination test
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) A court in Haryana's Rohtak city has convicted a doctor for illegally conducting a sex determination test of a foetus in violation of the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 6:45:48 PM

Orchid gets US nod to sell infectious diseases drug
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) Chennai-based pharmaceuticals major Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US for its infectious diseases drug.

Friday, November 16, 2007 7:51:06 PM

500 delegates for sports medicine conference
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Doctors from Cuba, Bangaladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, besides India, will be among the 500 delegates who will take part in a three-day sports medicine conference starting here Friday.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:42:41 PM

Court directs action against docs on strike (Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Terming strikes by doctors as illegal and against the public interest, the Delhi High Court Wednesday issued directives to both the central and Delhi governments to take action against medicos striking work.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 8:53:38 PM

Yeddyurappa visits Lakshmi, gifts her Rs.100,000
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi Tatma, who underwent a complicated surgery to get rid off four extra limbs here last week, Wednesday had a surprise visitor, new Karanataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, and a Children's Day gift of Rs.100,000.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 6:11:12 PM

World will have 366 mn diabetics by 2030: WHO
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) As countries across the globe observed World Diabetes Day Wednesday, the World Health Organisation said the number of diabetics worldwide will be 366 million by 2030 with India alone having nearly 80 million such patients.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 4:07:46 PM

Don't lift ban on docs promoting foeticide: activists
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) Rights groups are opposing the Rajasthan Medical Council's decision to lift a ban on 30 doctors who had been caught on camera convincing and encouraging people to commit female foeticide in 2006.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 3:23:08 PM

Delhi High Court bans strikes in government hospitals
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday banned strikes in all government hospitals in the national capital, saying that they were against the interest of the public.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 12:34:17 PM

Lakshmi shifted from ICU to separate ward
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) Two-year-old Lakshmi, who was separated from her parasitic conjoined twin in a complex surgery last week, came out of the ICU Tuesday and was shown to media personnel with her father holding her in his lap.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:22:08 PM

Soni planning cosmetic surgery for 'big nose' (Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Tired of her 'big nose', Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni wants to undergo a cosmetic surgery to make it sharp and beautiful.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:50:03 PM

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