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  • Bhopal: Can’t accommodate all 150 students in RKDF Medical College, DME tells Supreme Court 

    Bhopal: Citing a list issued by Medical Council of India, State’s Directorate of Medical Education (DME) has informed Supreme Court that it cannot accommodate more than 36 students of derecognised RKDF Medical College. The Supreme Court, however, has asked the State’s Directorate of Medical Education (DME) to initiate process for accommodating medical students of the…

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  • Bhopal: Rs 2,000 note vanishing fast; CM smells rat in looming crisis

    Bhopal: The recent reports of severe lack of Rs 2,000 currency notes in markets across the country suggest in the name of tracking black money, Union government is squeezing production of the bigger currency denomination like virtual currencies leading to a crisis. Market experts have their views on the crisis. Even Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister…

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  • Bhopal: Docs’ shortage, contractual employees’ agitation likely to figure in meeting

    Bhopal: In the state as many as 34,347 MBBS doctors are registered with Medical Council of India but government hospitals and medical facilities, particularly in rural belt, continues to face shortage of medical practitioners. There are 1171 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in the state of which 393 are running without doctors. A number of the…

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  • Bhopal: 21 diseases to be treated as disability

    Bhopal: Dwarfism, acid attack, leprosy, neurological disorder and blood disorder will also be treated as a disability. Earlier, there were seven diseases in the list of disabilities. They included mental retardation, mental illness, blindness, visual impairment, deaf, dumb, and cerebral palsy. Special Need Education Home (SNEH) head Dr Naina Christian said, “Earlier, only 7 disorders…

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  • Bhopal: 3-phase Tiger census starts today

    Bhopal: Three-phase All India Tiger Estimation 2018 is all set to start from Monday in the State. In 2014 survey, Karnataka recorded presence of 406 tigers, followed by Uttarakhand with 340 and while Madhya Pradesh stood third with 308 big cats. The survey is conducted every four years in all forest areas in the country…

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  • Bhopal: Mini-hospital at Bhopal rly station soon

    Bhopal: Soon the train passengers coming to Bhopal station will be able to avail medical assistance as the Railways is soon to come up with a mini-hospital here. Within the next few days, the medical unit will start operating at Platform no-1 of Bhopal Railway station ensuring round the clock medical services to needy passengers….

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  • Bhopal: 20 kids in border areas vaccinated under Mission Indradhanush

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh health department has vaccinated 20 children in UP-MP border areas in the ongoing third phase of Mission Indradhanush immunisation programme. The department has focused on migrant families in Mission’s last phase. The department has constituted inter-state teams for Mission Indradhanush. The state has documented total number of migrants. The families migrate to…

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  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, O Mere Bhagwan Teri Daya Roj Ishi Prakar Permanent Hame De, health workers, cold chain prayers, Mission Indradhanush Immunization drive 2017

    Bhopal: O Mere Bhagwan…! A Cold Chain Prayer for state health workers

    Bhopal: “O Mere Bhagwan Teri Daya Roj Ishi Prakar Permanent Hame De”, to anyone who reads the line it would sound like a prayer, however, each work has a deeper meaning behind it. This is not a simple prayer verse, but it is a Cold Chain Prayer which every health worker pressed in Mission Indradhanush…

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  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, flagrant violation, fire safety norms, city hospital, Pub in Mumbai, Kamala Mills Tragedy

    Bhopal: Flagrant violation of fire safety norms at city hospitals

    Bhopal: The massive blaze at a pub in Mumbai in which 14 people were killed has raised concerns of fire safety at hundreds of public places across the state capital. Though there is flagrant violation of safety norms at city eateries and restaurants, other places like hospital and medical facilities also lack fire emergency preparedness….

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  • Bhopal: Forest dept seeks removal of high tension power lines

    Bhopal: Taking note of tigers dying of electrocution in Shahdol-Umaria belt, the forest department has asked energy department to install high tension (HT) under the ground or to shift them from forest areas in Madhya Pradesh. According to reports, poachers draw electricity from HT lines in forests to electrocute wild animals specially the big cats….

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  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, foreign delegates, International Van Mela, forest fair

    Bhopal: Foreign delegates make token presence at fair

    Bhopal: Presence of a number of foreign delegates at the International Van Mela (Forest Fair) is only symbolic for they have been denied showcasing their country products as it attracts huge custom duties. Stalls featuring names of neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal have been put up at the fair, but with nothing to…

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