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Union minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59

Bengaluru: Ananth Kumar, senior BJP leader and Union minister, died at a private hospital in Bengaluru early on Monday after battling cancer, his office said. “I am sorry to inform the sad news that our beloved Hon’ble Minister Shri Ananth Kumar passed away today morning 2am in Bengaluru from complications following

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Bombay High Court: Medical establishments to be covered under 2017 Act

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Friday upheld the constitutional validity of the provisions of the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 under which establishments of medical practitioners including clinics, hospitals and dispensaries, with 10 or more employees are to

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Scientific Facts and Health Benefits Behind Application of Tilak

Religious expression, marital status, traditional value or/and spiritual approach are various reasons behind application of tilak on forehead of Hindu men and women. It is a distinctive spot or shape in between eyebrows, formed by colored powder or paste which in ancient times used to be home-made. Now-a-day, not very

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Usman Khawaja's meniscal tear likely to require surgery

Usman Khawaja faces an uncertain and uncomfortable period on the sidelines after scans on his left knee revealed a meniscal tear. The left-handed batsman sustained the injury during a throwing drill on Thursday (October 18) ahead of the third day's play in the Abu Dhabi Test against Pakistan. Although Khawaja hasn't re-torn his

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Randhir Kapoor Reacts to Reports of Rishi Kapoor Suffering from Cancer

Randhir Kapoor on Wednesday rubbished reports that suggested his brother Rishi Kapoor has been diagnosed with stage III cancer. Speculation mounted over Rishi's health after he was not seen at the cremation ceremony of his mother Krishna Raj Kapoor. Randhir said, “We don’t know yet what is the exact nature of

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450 Anti-Diphtheria Serum to arrive at MVID Hospital

The newly appointed Medical Superintendent of the Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Diseases Hospital (MVID) on Thursday confirmed that the hospital is expecting another 450 serums, while there are 100 already in the stock. The information came at a time when the death toll reached 21 after another death Wednesday evening. Over 500

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President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday promulgated an ordinance disbanding the Medical Council of India—the Indian Medical Council (Amendment Ordinance, 2018)—with immediate effect and bringing in a board of governors in the interim to perform the functions of the council till such time a new council is reconstituted. The seven-member board

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Playing golf can help lower heart attack risk

Playing golf regularly may increase longevity and reduce the risk of developing heart disease or stroke, researchers claim. A systematic review published in British Journal of Sports Medicine included data from 342 eligible studies and discussions among an international working group of 25 experts in public health and health policy,

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Priyanka Chopra battles asthma; says the disease cannot stop her from achieving goals

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she's asthamatic and there is nothing to hide about it. Priyanka on Monday tweeted an ad campaign where she is seen talking about how asthma did not stop her from achieving the highs in her career. "Those who know me well know that I'm an

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