Doctors fight in operation theatre in Jodhpur hospital, woman loses newborn

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The video purportedly showed the two doctors in Jodhpur’s Umaid Hospital shouting at each other and sparring over what appears to be an ego clash. The Rajasthan high court took cognizance on Wednesday of a video purportedly shot in a Jodhpur government hospital that shows two senior doctors quarrelling and using filthy language inside the operating theatre […]

PM Modi Anti-Graft Drive Hit, 99% Of Banned Notes Returned

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Banks have received 15.28 trillion rupees ($239 billion), or 99 percent of the currency invalidated, the Reserve Bank of India said in its annual report on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS Banks received 99% of currency invalidated, RBI said in its annual report PM Modi had banned high-denomination currency in November last year Cash ban prompted central bank […]

Mumbai rains: Search for Dr Deepak Amarapurkar continues 24 hours after he went missing

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Dr Amarapurkar, a renowned senior gastroenterologist of the Bombay Hospital, fell into an open manhole at Elphinstone Road, said witnesses.   HIGHLIGHTS 1    The death toll in Mumbai after Tuesday’s deluge has now gone up to 5 while 7 are missing. 2   Dr Amarapurkar, a gastroenterologist of the Bombay Hospital, is also missing since […]

Both sides withdraw troops from Doklam plateau, says India

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The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road on the Doklam plateau. HIGHLIGHTS Both sides withdraw troops from Doklam plateau, says India India objected to China building a new road in Doklam China is removing bulldozers, will continue patrols  NEW DELHI:  China and India have agreed to end a lengthy standoff […]

Can eating litchis kill? Here’s what you should know to avoid getting sick

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  In India, AES outbreaks in north and eastern India have been linked to children eating unripe litchi fruit on empty stomachs. Unripe lychees contain the toxins hypoglycin A and methylenecyclopropyl-glycine (MCPG), which cause vomiting if ingested in large quantities. Hypoglycin A is a naturally occurring amino acid found in the unripened lychee that causes […]