User: karuna Topic: Health
Category: TN Public Health
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Inadequate funding, focus on short-term goals impede implementation of universal healthcare system in India, says PHFI chief 14.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
If the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can't India similarly create a nationwide universal healthcare system?
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I-T dept seizes secret letter on Tamil Nadu gutka scam in Sasikala's Poes Garden room 13.1.2018 Zee News : States
The information was disclosed in an affidavit submitted by Principal Director of Income Tax, Chennai on a PIL filed by a DMK MLA for a CBI probe into the scam.
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Secret letter on gutkha scam found from Sasikala's room: IT dept to Madras HC 12.1.2018 DNA: Top News
The Income Tax department has told the Madras High Court that its confidential letter seeking action against those involved in the gutkha scam in Tamil Nadu was seized from a room occupied by expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala in the Poes Garden residence of Jayalalithaa. This information was disclosed in an affidavit submitted today by Principal Director of Income Tax, Chennai, Susie Babu Varghese on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by DMK MLA J Anbazhagan for a CBI probe into the alleged scam. Alleging that a state minister and high-level state and central government officers, including police officials, were involved in the scam to "facilitate" sale of banned 'gutkha' (tobacco product), the PIL contended that the CBI alone can conduct a thorough and impartial probe in the matter. According to the affidavit, the then principal director of the I-T department had on August 11, 2016 written a letter to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police in connection with the scam. The ...
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Secret letter on gutka scam found from Sasikala's room:IT dept 12.1.2018 General News
The Income Tax department has told the Madras High Court that its confidential letter seeking action against those involved in the gutkha scam in Tamil Nadu was seized from a room occupied by expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala in the Poes Garden residence of Jayalalithaa. This information was disclosed in an affidavit submitted today by Principal Director of Income Tax, Chennai, Susie Babu Varghese on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by DMK MLA J Anbazhagan for a CBI probe into the alleged scam. Alleging that a state minister and high-level state and central government officers, including police officials, were involved in the scam to "facilitate" sale of banned 'gutkha' (tobacco product), the PIL contended that the CBI alone can conduct a thorough and impartial probe in the matter. According to the affidavit, the then principal director of the I-T department had on August 11, 2016 written a letter to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police
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Why the figures do not add up for Rajini in 2021 11.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
To claim that Tamil Nadu was waiting for a messiah of the 'spiritual' Rajini kind is misplaced, if not mischievous, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Sivakasi on the edge: Workers fear loss of livelihood if Supreme Court upholds plea seeking firecracker ban, threaten to intensify stir 9.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
An indefinite strike by workers of fireworks factories in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, which has been going on since 26 December, is set to intensify, as a fear of loss of livelihood grips the town
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Why Institutional Delivery in India Is a Nightmare for Women 8.1.2018 The Wire

Healthcare providers need to be held responsible for their actions and must treat women in labour as autonomous individuals.

The post Why Institutional Delivery in India Is a Nightmare for Women appeared first on The Wire.

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City still awaits many developmental projects 1.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Setting up of AIIMS is a project that tops the expectation of the people
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Letters to the Editor 21.12.2017 FrontLine: Other
Russian Revolution THE Special Issue of Frontline on the Russian Revolution (December 22) read like a fantastic st...
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5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg 11.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
So far, only a few states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had made available millets and that too only in certain pockets
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Moving house to the middle of nowhere 3.12.2017 Hindu: Home
As the Chennai Corporation evicts and relocates slum dwellers, the affected say they have been left high and dry
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Ms. Smita Nagaraj takes over as Member UPSC 1.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Ms. Smita Nagaraj took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), here today.
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Activists welcome empowered panel for tobacco control 1.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
State govt. to implement WHO’s Framework Convention
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Madras High Court asks striking nurses to return to work 29.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Madras High Court on Wednesday asked the nurses, whose strike entered its third day, to resume work.
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Actor Trisha gets UNICEF celebrity advocate status 20.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Entertainment
Tamil actor Trisha Krishnan has been conferred the UNICEF celebrity advocate status here today. Subsequently, "she will voice the rights of children including adolescents and young people," a UNICEF release said. The actor will lend support to efforts to address issues such as anaemia, child marriage, child labour and child abuse, especially in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it said. Chief of UNICEF office Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Job Zachariah was quoted as saying that Trisha was an "icon for the adolescents and young people." "She has the power to amplify the childrens issues and address the violation of child rights in the family, community and in public spaces," he said. She will also promote education and health of adolescents and the value of girl child in family and society, he added. Trisha was the first film actor from South India to receive the recognition by UNICEF, the release said. The actor assured to commit herself "to create more awareness of health, education, nutrition and protection of children, ...
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More than just a counting game 19.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Urban India must focus on more than toilets to address sanitation woes
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Nurses seek better working conditions 17.11.2017 Hindu: Home
They demand reduction of work load and reimbursement of expenses
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Frogs with missing eyes, extra limbs alarm scientists 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
Pesticides may be behind deformed frogs in Western Ghats, and some of the banned chemicals come from Tamil Nadu
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State food panel to be set up soon 9.11.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
It will monitor and review implementation of the National Food Security Act
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PM Modi meets ailing Karunanidhi; DMK says no politics discussed 7.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The meeting at Karunanidhi's Gopalapuram residence during which Modi enquired about his health lasted about 20 minutes.
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