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Shortage of Doctors in India

Shortage of Doctors in India

August 11, 2016

The Minister of State for Health in India brought to attention the poor condition of healthcare in India last week by specifically focusing on doctor shortage. Problems with qualification add to troubles, bringing forward the need for changes.

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Initiatives taken by locals to get their environment garbage free

Initiatives taken by locals to get their environme

August 11, 2016

The citizens of India have been facing the problem of disordered disposal of garbage on roads, beaches among other public places, that negate the beauty of the place and the hygiene of the residents. However, people have now begun to take the responsibility to protect the environ...

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Organ Donors needed in India

Organ Donors needed in India

July 28, 2016

Why organ donation still remains abysmally low in India? Zonal Transplant Coordination Center (ZTCC) predicts, “90% of the people in the waiting list (for organ donation) might die without getting an organ”. On 22nd July, the government of India constituted a committee that c...

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Against Their Will
Raising questions on women’s dignity

Raising questions on women’s dignity

July 22, 2016

A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh calls a former chief minister and leader of the BSP ‘worse than a prostitute’ raising a storm in the Parliament. But, lost in the noise was the nature of the insult and the position of women in India. As elections approach in the largest state of...

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The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25 years

The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25

July 21, 2016

Life Line Express, the world’s first hospital on rail, celebrates its silver jubilee. In the course of time, the train has completed its 173 projects in 18 Indian states. It covered 200,000 kilometers and so far has cured about a million people.

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Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for girl child

Government seeks to revamp the Ladli Scheme for gi

July 16, 2016

Ladli scheme was launched in India in 2008 for the upliftment of the girl child and the Aam Aadmi Party government (AAP) in New Delhi, the Indian capital, now seeks to revamp the scheme with some liberalisations for the beneficiaries.

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India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

July 2, 2016

While the United Nations took a historic stand to curb the violence and discrimination against alternate sexual preferences, India abstained from voting.

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-a

June 24, 2016

More than 24,000 children with special needs have been enrolled in government schools in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (North) and the state government is also making efforts to convert all existing schools differently-abled friendly.

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