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  • Indore: Ayushman Bharat scheme hits hurdle

    ‘Ayushman Bharat,’ the most ambitious health scheme of Modi government, which is scheduled to be launched on September 23, is facing a major hurdle as only seven local hospitals have agreed to be part of scheme.  Out of seven hospitals, which have shown interest to be empanelled for scheme, five are eye hospitals. Concerned over…

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  • Indore: Stop use of BoPV of Biomed, says Union Health ministry

    A chaos like situation prevailed among the immunization and health officials across the nation when the Union Health Ministry ordered to stop use of biavalent oral polio vaccines (BoPV) manufactured by Boimed Pvt Ltd on Monday night. The health officials received mail from Deputy Commissioner, Universal Immunization Programme, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dr Pradeep…

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  • Indore: Rise in breathing disorder: Blame pigeons’ droppings

    Indore: Feeding pigeons is considered a philanthropic act but city doctors have a different view. According to doctors, the number of patients suffering from hypersensitive pneumonitis is increasing due to pigeons’ droppings. “Pigeon is a symbol of peace and prosperity and even worshipped by many. There is no harm in feeding the lovely birds. Harm…

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  • Indore: ‘Still miss poha-jalebi and Rajwada’

    Indore: Residents have helped Indore carve out a niche for itself on the world map. Children of Indore have travelled to different parts of the world proving their mettle. One of them is retired lead principal scientist Lead Principal Scientist of Alliant Techsystems Inc aka ATK, Pramod Nayate. He has spent last 20 years in…

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    Indore: Despite efforts unsafe sex still a hurdle in AIDS control

    Indore: Despite various awareness campaigns being run time to time by the government to control prevalence of AIDS in state, unsafe sex remains the major reason behind the spread of the disease.  According to a report by Madhya Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, so far 53, 899 patients have been diagnosed with AIDS in state…

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  • indore, madhya pradesh, DCI, Dental Council of India, DCI mulling action, government college of dentistry in indore,

    Indore: DCI mulling action against Dental Council of India

    Indore: (DCI), the apex body for dentistry in the country, is planning to act against various dental colleges including the only government dental college of state, Government College of Dentistry in Indore, for neglecting the mandatory norms requisite for maintaining transparency and monitoring education work in colleges. According to sources, action will be taken against…

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  • Indore: Despite MCI order MGM med college fails to maintain transparency, update portal

    Indore: Flying in the face of Medical Council of India (MCI) orders, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College administration was found highly reluctant in maintaining transparency in admission process and even uploading the list of admitted students on its portal. More than eight months have passed since the apex medical regulatory body made it mandatory for…

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  • Indore: Crazy speed bumps, a tragedy or farce?

    Indore: According to established conscience, speed breakers are devices meant for slowing down vehicles by using vertical deflection and thus, prevent road accidents caused by over speeding. But, in a tragic irony, built without following the prescribed norms laid down by the Indian Road Congress, many are proving rather a death trap for the unsuspected…

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  • indore, madhya pradesh, Text Neck Syndrome Dark Side, smartphone, Smartphone romance, Text Neck Syndrome,

    Indore: Text Neck Syndrome Dark side of smartphone romance

    Indore: Smartphones and other hand held devices are indeed making our lives easier and simpler by enabling us get connected and stay updated; but as we know, every coin has two sides.  The darker side of being plugged with the electronic gadgets is a disease called Text Neck Syndrome, which is silently but swiftly increasing…

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  • Indore: Babus’ innovative excuses push RTI applicants to limit

    Indore: Information Commissioners (ICs) efforts to ensure adherence to Right to Information have hit a stumbling block in the form of ‘babus’ in government departments. In fact, the ‘babus’ as clerical staff is popularly known often play truant and desist from furnishing the exact information sought by an RTI applicant. As a result, RTI applications…

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