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Kolkata: His relentless fight might have taken away the 'untouchable shield' from doctors guilty of medical negligence, but Indian American doctor Kunal Saha insists there are miles to go to cleanse the Indian healthcare system - plagued by corruption and inefficiency.Having lost his wife in 1998 to faulty medical treatment, Saha's unrelenting pursuit for justice bore fruit 15 years later when the ...
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit out at the "gundagardi" (bullying) of the Narendra Modi government, which he said was preventing his government from doing its work in the national capital. He attacked Modi on various fronts, ranging from the black money issue to the tussle between the Aam Aadmi Party government and the central government over the posting of officials ...
MedPlus, a pharmacy retailers with over 1300 stores spread across 12 states, on Tuesday announced the launch of their innovative e-commerce service 'Click, Pick. Save.' in Kolkata. The company which currently operates about 106 stores in Kolkata, also projected an aggressive expansion plan of opening another 200 stores in the next 2 years and to achieve 100 percet growth in revenue this year in the ...
Jakarta: All 113 people on board a Hercules C-130 military cargo aircraft were feared killed when the military plane crashed into a residential area in Medan city on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, media reported. A total of 101 passengers and 12 military crew members -- comprising three pilots, one navigator and eight technicians -- were on board the plane, Air Marshall Agus Supriatna told ...
Kolkata: His relentless fight might have taken away the 'untouchable shield' from doctors guilty of medical negligence, but Indian American doctor Kunal Saha insists there are miles to go to cleanse the Indian healthcare system - plagued by corruption and inefficiency.Having lost his wife in 1998 to faulty medical treatment, Saha's unrelenting pursuit for justice bore fruit 15 years later when the ...
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit out at the "gundagardi" (bullying) of the Narendra Modi government, which he said was preventing his government from doing its work in the national capital. He attacked Modi on various fronts, ranging from the black money issue to the tussle between the Aam Aadmi Party government and the central government over the posting of officials ...
By Renee Maltezou and Robert-Jan Bartunek ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece made last-minute overtures to its international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday, but it was not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. The left-wing Greek government had asked European partners for a two-year aid package to cover its ...
New York, June 30 (IBNS) The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees across the Middle East announced on Monday that it will begin reducing staff numbers in an effort to cut costs amid a wider budget shortfall facing the Organization's presence in the region.In a statement issued earlier on Monday, Chris Gunness, spokesperson for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in ...
On 21 November 2014, President Obama announced a series of immigration reforms, including one that allows spouses of H-1B workers, who have applied for a green card, to work legally in the United States. This new rule is estimated to affect roughly 100,000 immediately and about 55,000 every year from now.The beneficiaries of this provision have one woman to thank - Rashi Bhatnagar.Originally from Haryana, ...
The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro got off to a cautious start in Asia on Wednesday with Greece's fate still hanging in the balance after it became the first advanced economy to ever be in arrears to the International Monetary Fund. The common currency eased 0.2 percent to $1.1128 , having suffered a 0.8 percent drop on Tuesday. It has been choppy between $1.0955 and $1.1279 this week in reaction ...
By Renee Maltezou and Robert-Jan Bartunek ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece made last-minute overtures to its international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday, but it was not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. The left-wing Greek government had asked European partners for a two-year aid package to cover its ...
New Delhi, June 30 (IBNS) After Maggi controversy, central food safety regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has forced 'Top Ramen' noodles to be off-shelved in the Indian market.Since Top Ramen product approval is pending with the regulator. They have requested us to withdraw the product until they give the product approval, Indo Nissin Foods Pvt Ltd Managing Director Gautam ...
MUMBAI, June 30 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Tuesday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as window-dressing at the end of the month and the quarter propped up shares even as overall sentiment remained weak because of continued concerns about a Greek default. India's broader NSE index rose 0.6 percent, while the benchmark BSE index gained 0.49 percent. Among individual gainers ITC Ltd rose 1.68 ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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