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AIDS patient commits suicide in Bihar
Patna, Nov 2 (IANS) An AIDS patient committed suicide by jumping from a four-storey building here Thursday.

Friday, November 02, 2007 5:11:51 PM

'Puris' banned in mid-day meals in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) 'Puris' have been banned with immediate effect in mid-day meals served in schools across Uttar Pradesh.

Friday, November 02, 2007 3:08:32 PM

Obesity is more in brain, less in food: doctors
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) With nearly 30 percent of Indians suffering from obesity, people may be blaming their food habits. But doctors in the capital Thursday said the real cause of this ailment lies in 'the brain'.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 6:25:08 PM

Better sanitation can save Rs.5 bn in India: Kalam
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) An improved toilet system and better drinking water facilities can save India at least Rs.5 billion every year, former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 9:17:35 PM

100 students hospitalised for food poisoning in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) At least 100 students from a technical college in Punjab were admitted to hospital for food poisoning Wednesday after they ate food served at a langar (community kitchen) following a religious ceremony on the college campus Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 9:13:04 PM

Court pulls up AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Safdarjung Hospital for turning away patients, allegedly for want of beds, leading to the deaths of many patients.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 7:06:11 PM

Sex education is our basic right: youth group
Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Young people from across the Asia Pacific region, who are attending a health and sexuality conference here, Wednesday voiced their opposition to the ban on sex education in 12 Indian states and said that parliamentarians themselves could do with a lesson or two.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 2:37:21 PM

Orissa AIDS widows to get pension
Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (IANS) Orissa will soon start paying pension to widows of AIDS victims, Health Minister Duryodhan Majhi said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 1:59:05 PM

Workers building new airport terminal face health hazards
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A brand new terminal may be coming up at the international airport in the Indian capital to decongest growing air traffic but workers at the construction site are complaining of poor sanitation, long duty hours and, above all, deadly mosquitoes.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 11:46:59 AM

India to promote homeopathy for mother, child health
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India will promote homeopathy for bettering mother and child health in areas like anaemia, asthma and diarrhoea, a senior health ministry official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 7:58:04 PM

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