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Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill
India

Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill

Starting 6 AM on Wednesday, all non-emergency medical services across the nation will remain shut for 24 hours, courtesy a protest called by the Indian Medical Association.
How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'
India

How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'

To encourage high standards of food quality, hygiene, and safety in educational institutions, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) last year launched "Eat Right" awards.
Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak
India

Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak

Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.
Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her
Delhi

Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her

In a horrifying incident, a 15-year-old was allegedly raped by a cab driver on Saturday night after he offered her lift from IFFCO Chowk to Mahipalpur, Delhi.
CBSE to introduce new compulsory health science course from April
India

CBSE to introduce new compulsory health science course from April

In a bid to equip young Indians with basic knowledge related to first aid and healthcare, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to include a new subject - health science.
UPSC is hiring for various ministries: Apply before November 1
India

UPSC is hiring for various ministries: Apply before November 1

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently released a notification with respect to recruitment for various posts in a number of ministries- Ministry of Defense, Health and Family Welfare, and Ministry of Labor.
SC seeks Center's response on faulty hip implants by J&J
India

SC seeks Center's response on faulty hip implants by J&J

The Supreme Court yesterday sought the Center's response on a plea alleging that "faulty" and "deadly" hip implants, made by US-based pharma major Johnson & Johnson (J&J), have been fitted into the bodies of 14,525 Indian patients, termed as "medical negligence" by an expert committee.
UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme
India

UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization programme (RIP) to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhea.
Now, cigarette, gutkha, khaini packets to carry 'quit-line' number
India

Now, cigarette, gutkha, khaini packets to carry 'quit-line' number

From next month, packets of tobacco products will undergo changes in appearance: they will now carry a helpline number for those who want to quit the addiction, along with graphic images of diseased organs and rotting teeth.

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