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Goa doctors to join nationwide protest on Monday

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Medical professionals in Goa has decided to join the Indian Medical Association's (IMA) call for a nationwide closure of non-essential medical services on June 17 to show solidarity with doctors in We

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Striking doctors ready to meet Mamata - in media's presence (Lead)

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

The striking doctors in West Bengal on Sunday decided to hold talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to immediately end the impasse but said there should be media coverage of the deliberations to a

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Mamata again appeals Bengal doctors to end strike

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday again appealed to the agitating junior doctors in the state-run hospitals to end their strike and normalise medical services.

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Contaminated water forces UP family to seek PM's nod to end life (Lead)

Hathras |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST

Contaminated water in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras is pushing residents to the wall. Unable to get clean drinking water for themselves, a father and his three daughters have written a letter to Prime Minis

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Striking doctors ready to meet Mamata - with media present

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

The striking doctors of West Bengal on Sunday decided to hold talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to immediately end the impasse but said there should be media coverage of the deliberations to a

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Harsh Vardhan reviews situation after 84 children die of encephalitis in Bihar (Lead)

Patna |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday stressed the need for research on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) that has caused the deaths of 84 children so far in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

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MHA issues advisory to Bengal government on doctors' strike (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday issued an advisory to the West Bengal government on the ongoing strike by doctors and sought a report on the matter on priority, said sources familiar wi

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Bengal Governor advises Mamata to provide security to doctors

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, advising her to take immediate steps to provide security to the doctors and to take the medicos into con

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TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here's how to fight digital addiction

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults.

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Patients suffer as Bengal doctors strike enters 6th day

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Health services in West Bengal remained partially disrupted and state-run hospitals wore a deserted look on Sunday morning as the doctors strike entered its sixth day.

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Heatwave kills 45 in Bihar in 24 hours

Patna |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Severe heatwave left at least 45 people dead and more than 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Bihar, officials said on Sunday. Deaths due to the heatwave were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and

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Wearable devices to help people with mobility issues walk

London |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Researchers in the UK are working on a project that would develop soft, wearable rehabilitative devices to help the elderly and disabled people walk and move from sitting to a standing position in com

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