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CAIT opposes ban on e-cigarettes, says ban will encourage smuggling

CAIT opposes ban on e-cigarettes, says ban will encourage smuggling

New Delhi: As government prepares to ban the production and sale of e-cigarettes on health grounds, the Delhi-based traders' lobby group ...Read More

Health Min bill proposes scrapping NEET-PG; MBBS final exam prerequisite for admission to MD/MS

Health Min bill proposes scrapping NEET-PG; MBBS final exam prerequisite for admission to MD/MS

The amendment has been incorporated in the revised draft National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which would be sent to the Cabinet soon

Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo

Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo

Kinshasa [DR Congo]: At least 655 people have lost their lives due to Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) since th...Read More

Delhi: Resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital call off strike

Delhi: Resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital call off strike

New Delhi: Resident doctors at the Safdarjung Hospital here, called off their strike on Monday evening after the authorities accepted the...Read More

Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry

Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry

Kabul: An hours-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said on Tuesday...Read More

New guidelines for foreigners seeking organ transplant in India

New guidelines for foreigners seeking organ transplant in India

New Delhi: The Health Ministry has made it mandatory for foreign nationals seeking organ transplant in India to be registered in the wait...Read More

Health ministry confirms 22 Zika virus cases in Rajasthan, PMO seeks report

Health ministry confirms 22 Zika virus cases in Rajasthan, PMO seeks report

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has sought a comprehensive report from the Health Ministry on the outbreak of Zika virus aft...Read More

Polio virus: Surveillance enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra & Telangana: Health Ministry

Polio virus: Surveillance enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra & Telangana: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Wednesday said surveillance has been enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana after traces ...Read More

HRD Ministry may reconsider conducting NEET twice a year

HRD Ministry may reconsider conducting NEET twice a year

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry may reconsider its decision to conduct medical entrance exam NEET twice a year, ...Read More

Health Ministry slammed again: Poster on coping with depression has angered doctors

Health Ministry slammed again: Poster on coping with depression has angered doctors

Mental health professionals are upset with some of the suggestions shown in a poster of dealing with depression tweeted by the Ministry o...Read More

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Guatemala volcano toll rises to 69

Guatemala City: The toll from the eruption of the highly active Fuego volcano in Guatemala has increased to 69 with over 1 million reside...Read More

Health Ministry puts down proposals of 159 medical colleges for admissions in MBBS course

Health Ministry puts down proposals of 159 medical colleges for admissions in MBBS course

New Delhi: The Health Ministry has shot down proposals of 159 medical colleges, including 47 run by the government, for admissions in MBB...Read More

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Govt decriminalises suicide, bans electric shocks for mentally-ill kids

New Delhi : Attempting suicide is no more a crime in India and there will be no more electric shocks for mentally ill children, as per th...Read More

Himachal Pradesh’s health ministry issues advisory on Nipah virus scare

Himachal Pradesh’s health ministry issues advisory on Nipah virus scare

Himachal Pradesh: In the wake of the of Nipah Virus scare in Kerala, which claimed the lives of 11 people so far, Himachal Pradesh health...Read More

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More PG seats in medical colleges

New Delhi : The Medical Council of India (MCI) has opened up at least 2,000 to 3,000 additional postgraduate seats in the private medical...Read More

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Jail term for doctors, chemists if they don’t report TB

New Delhi : A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, the government has announce...Read More

Health ministry makes NEET mandatory for pursuing medical courses in foreign universities

Health ministry makes NEET mandatory for pursuing medical courses in foreign universities

New Delhi: The health ministry on Monday made the national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) mandatory for even those who wish to purs...Read More

Blood must be given free, says Health ministry

Blood must be given free, says Health ministry

New Delhi  : In a bid to give relief to distressed patients and their families running around for blood, the Health Ministry has written ...Read More

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Govt check now on ‘prasads’ served at various religious places

New Delhi : The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the national food safety regulator of the health ministry, has turn...Read More

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Baghdad: Suicide bombing kills at least 36

The attackers struck during rush hour in the city’s Tayran Square, which is usually crowded by laborers seeking work

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