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Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

Water scarcity has become a universal problem. With a view to conserve water, several water resources development projects have been taken up in the country.// In a press release the government of India today informed that the average annual rainfall in India is about 1170 mm. However, ther...

High Court Stays Operation of Government Order on Govt Quota

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today stayed operation of the Government Order (GO) providing for fixing 65 per cent seats in unaided private medical// and dental colleges in the state to be filled under government quota. A division bench comprising Justice Pradeep Kant and Justi...

Shortage Of GPs In Australia: Govt Cautioned

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has cautioned the Federal Government about the impending shortage of general practitioners.// AMA president, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal said that almost 30 per cent of the country’s GPs are 55 years or older, and a good many of them are due for retirement ove...

Plea to TN govt Dharmapuri

The Tamil Nadu Government should consider Medical Council of India seniority on appointment in Government Hospitals, 'Doctors Association// for Social Equality' said today. Talking to reporters here Association General Secretary, Dr G R Ravindranath, said according to a survey, about 34,000 d...

Kerala Govt To Adopt Orphaned Kids Of HIV Infected Parents

Eight-year-old twins Amal and Amrutha, who became orphaned after their HIV-infected parents died four years ago, will be formally adopted by the Kerala Government at a function here tomorrow.// The function, being organised by Cheruvathur Grama Panchayat to completely take care of the childre...

Ker Govt To Adopt Orphaned Kids Of HIV Infected Parents

Eight-year-old twins Amal and Amrutha, who became orphaned after their HIV-infected parents died four years ago, will be formally adopted by the Kerala Government at a function here tomorrow //. The function, being organised by Cheruvathur Grama Panchayat to completely take care of the childr...

NHRC Demands Report From Govt Of Rajasthan On Sex Determination Tests

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday questioned the government of Rajasthan, about the action it has taken against the 21 medicos who involved //in the sex determination tests. "The Rajasthan government should submit the report in four weeks," said a press statement issued ...

Madhya Pradesh Govt Plans To Open New Medical College

The Madhya Pradesh government has increased its health budget by over 30 percent for the current fiscal to upgrade hospitals and open a new medical college//. "In a bid to provide better medical facilities, the government has increased the medical education department budget to about Rs.1.52 b...

State Govt To Provide Safe Drinking Water To Bhopal Gas Victims

The government of Madhya Pradesh announced on Saturday a scheme that would provide safe drinking water to the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy//. The announcement came a day after the Bollywood star Aamir Khan offered his support to the gas victims. Minister for Gas Relief Babulal Gaur told IA...

Jharkhand Govt Tie Up With Ramdev To Preserve Rare Herbal Plants

A herbarium will be set up in Jharkhand to preserve the rare herbal plants that are on the verge of extinction. The government has tied up with yoga guru Ramdev in setting up the herbarium.// The Tribal Research Institute (TRI) in the state will set up the herbarium at Bariatu in Ranchi with an...

Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital

Yoga guru Ramdev signed agreements with the Jharkhand government to set up an ayurveda college-cum-hospital and to promote the efficacy of herbal plants.// The memorandums of understanding were signed in the presence of Chief Minister Arjun Munda and Ramdev. Announcing government aid of Rs.1...

Yoga Guru Ramdev Invited to Tap Ayurveda Potential by Jharkhand Govt

It has been proposed by the Jharkhand government to donate nearly 100 acres of land to guru Baba Ramdev to exploit the potential of Ayurveda.// The yoga guru has also been invited to set up a facility for manufacture and marketing of Ayurvedic medicine preparations using the abundant state reserve ...

UK Govt Says On Course For National Chlamydia Screening

The British government has said it is on track to roll-out a nationwide screening programme for chlamydia, the sexually transmitted disease which can cause infertility in both sexes//. So far nearly 80,000 people have been screened for the disease, which is difficult to detect but is easy to c...

AIIMS Doctors yet to Get Pay; Pro-Quota Activists Attack UPA Govt

The anti-quota agitators at AIIMS were still awaiting their salaries for the strike period, a day after the Supreme Court directed the Health Ministry to pay them for strike period. // AIIMS Registrar V P Gupta said the Institute authorities were "awaiting directions" on release of salari...

Breast Feeding Alone Can Reduce Infant Mortality Rates: Govt

Observing that breast feeding alone can reduce infant mortality rates, the Centre has asked the state governments to launch awareness campaigns on breast feeding on the lines of the initiative for polio immunisation. // Breast feeding alone can reduce infant mortality rates by 13 per cent. It...

Patients with AIDS Need More Support From the Govt

Karen Bates who is 51 is infected with the virus that causes AIDS. She tells that she contracted the disease through a heterosexual relationship. Previously AIDS was thought to be a disease affecting only gays and intravenous drug users. //She was surprised that she was affected with the disease. T...

Free AIDS Treatment For 100,000 Patients: Indian Govt

The Indian Government has proposed the launch of an awareness program to alert AIDS patients regarding the healthcare facilities provided by public sector hospitals. // In addition, free AIDS treatment would be instituted to nearly 100,000 in the next 3 to four months. The provision of second...

UK public misled over downgrading cannabis: Govt

THE PUBLIC was misled about the dangers of taking cannabis when the Government unwittingly // decided to downgrade the drug less than a year ago, the British Home Secretary admits today. In a highly critical assessment of the decision taken by his predecessor, David Blunkett, Charles Clarke s...

No Threat of Bird Flu Assures Govt

NEW DELHI: The government of India has today assured that there was no real threat of Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) in the country // The government has set up a nationwide surveillance system to keep a close eye on the on the domestic poultry population and migratory birds and to constantly mo...

Striking Doctors Form Human Chain, Block Traffic

...nding unique ways of protesting and this is catching the imagination of the people and media. It is time that a serious dialogue is called between the govt and the students on this issue, mere assurance is not going to be enough for the students....

Huge financial losses due to Bird flu scare!

...ransportation of poultry products over a 1500-km distribution network, suddenly found out of job. This has not made way for tax reduction by the govt too. Industries Minister V K Ebrahim Kunju, Fisheries Minister Dominic Presentation, Prof K V Thomas, MLA and District Collector A P M Mohammed Hanni...

Roma tomatoes the culprits for salmonella infection

... Normally salmonella infectins are caused by non veg items but now roam tomatoes have been found to cause them//. US govt has now revealed that three outbreaks in 2004 were caused by this agent. The three outbreaks took their toll on health of people and caused havoc. ...

Smokers blow up £90,000 in a Lifetim

...cigs a year and blows a staggering 17 Billion pounds up in smoke. Interesting figures to a health economist!! The taxation on cigarettes by British govt is fairly high. Mr. Willmore, a spokesman for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said: “This survey shows just how wasteful and addictive smoking is. ...
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