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9 newborn babies die in a day in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: At least nine new born babies have died at the Veer Surendra Sai Medical College and Hospital in Burla in Odisha's Sambalpur District.
The babies were aged between one and seven days and

Nelson Mandela on life support, faces 'impending death'


Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela is being kept alive by a breathing machine and faces "impending death," court documents show.
The former president's health is "perilous," according to documents filed in

Where are our policewomen?

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Bengaluru: The city does not have enough policemen and what is more worrying is the fact that women cops are even lesser in number.
The severity of the problem came to light when Ashoknagar police re

Apollo to invest Rs 2,400cr in biz

Chennai: With about 10-12 per cent of its revenue coming from cancer treatment alone, healthcare major Apollo Hospitals has made an investment of Rs 400 crore towards bringing in advanced proton ther

Medical waste let into sewer: TNPCB

Several well-known private hospitals and government general hospitals in Chennai are releasing bio medical effluents from their operation theatres into the sewers.

Hospital waste including blood and

Dengue subsides in city, targets districts

While dengue cases are coming down in Chennai, districts are suffering its sting. In an attempt to bring the rapidly increasing dengue cases under control and treat patients effectively in the distri­

Jharkhand: Three patients die in ICU fire

Three patients died of burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital at Bokaro in Jharkhand, hospital sources said on Friday.

"A short circuit in the air-condit

Lack of doctors mars Kathivakkam hospital

Residents of Kathivakkam are irked that the maternity hospital and primary health centre in their area has had no doctor for more than a year now as doctors have not been appointed to fill the vacanci

Notice to state on hand-over of govt hospital to society


The high court on Friday ordered that notices be issued to the state government and others following a petition filed in public interest, questioning a state government order to hand over the General

Hospital open, yet to function


The city corporation inaugurated a multi specialty hospital last month at posh Alwarpet, in south Chennai with much fanfare, but much to the dismay of the local residents, the hospital is yet to be th

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