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Medical Negligence: UP doctor conducts 42 sterilization operations in two hours

Kushinagar, Nov 14 (ANI): In yet another medical negligence by Uttar Pradesh health department, 42 sterilization operations were conducted in a government owned Primary Health Center in Nebua Naurangia village in Kushinagar, in a record two hours. Not taking any lesson from the recent similar incident in Bilaspur where at least 13 women died post sterilization operation, this hospital carried out the operations amidst gross negligence and un-hygienic environment where post surgery operated women were dumped on the ground, as no beds were available for them. However, Dr Harish Kumar Gautam said that the conditions were hygienic and that patients were provided with mattresses and sheets. According to the report, women started gathering at the PHC since morning but the surgeon came at 3:30 PM and within two hour he conducted 42 operations. Nov 14, 2014
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Bombay HC stays Maharashtra Govt's decision to give reservation to Marathas

Mumbai, Nov 14 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the decision of former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan-led government's decision to give 16 percent reservation to Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions. The Congress-NCP government had made an announcement in this regard four months ahead of the assembly polls. According to reports, the high court has also stayed the state government's decision to provide five percent reservation to Muslims in public service, but allowed them reservation in educational institutions. Nov 14, 2014
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DERC withdraws power tariff hike in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission withdrew the power tariff hike of up to seven per cent on Friday, which was announced by DERC on Thursday. AAP leader Ashutosh said that the decision of power tariff hike was taken under the pressure of Power companies. He added that the government has withdrawn the order after seeing the public reaction. He further stated that no action has been taken by the government regarding the audit of the power companies. Nov 14, 2014
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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visits shipyard in Goa

Goa, Nov 14 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited a shipyard in coastal state of Goa to check the defence preparedness of the yard on Friday. Parrikar, resigned as Goa chief minister last week to take up the new post as defence minister. According to reports, he flew economy class on a budget airline to his home state Goa. Meanwhile, he said he wanted to see how the shipyard is functioning. Parrikar took over the new portfolio after Prime Minister Narendra Modi beefed up his cabinet on November 09, adding a total of 21 new names into his team. Nov 14, 2014
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Sterilization program is demand driven and not target driven: JP Nadda on Bilaspur incident

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Health Minister JP Nadda on Friday while commenting on the Bilaspur sterilization camp incident said that sterilization program is demand driven program and not target driven program. He added that after the request of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, a team of AIIMS doctors was sent to Chhattisgarh to examine the patients. He further assured that the centre will provide all the required assistance to the Chhattisgarh government. AIIMS director MC Mishra said that the team examined the patients and it was satisfied with the treatment that was going on. Nov 14, 2014
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Bombay HC stays Maharashtra Govt's decision to give reservation to Marathas, politicos react

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 14 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted over the reservation for Marathas, Muslims in Maharashtra issue. The Bombay High Court today stayed the decision of former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan-led government's decision to give 16 percent reservation to Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions. The Congress-NCP government had made an announcement in this regard four months ahead of the assembly polls. According to reports, the high court has also stayed the state government's decision to provide five percent reservation to Muslims in public service, but allowed them reservation in educational institutions. Nov 14, 2014
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Kerala introduces water taxis to boost backwater tourism

Kochi, Nov 14 (ANI): The tourism minister of Kerala, AP Anil Kumar, launched water taxis and hop-on hop-off boat services to increase the potential of backwaters for state tourism. First of its kind in India, water taxis and boats were flagged off by Kumar in Kochi recently. As Kerala is surrounded by waterways, the services have been launched with the view to ensure the “last-mile connectivity” to tourist destinations, and lure more and more tourists to Kerala backwaters. The hop-on and hop-off boats are air conditioned with seating accommodation for 25 passengers at a time and they will ply at regular intervals. One buying a day’s ticket can travel in it for any number of times within 24 hours. The passenger can get into the boat from any boat jetty and can step down at whichever destination he wants where the boat travels. Besides having a new experience one can also avoid road traffic congestion. Nov 14, 2014
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President Mukherjee inaugurates India International Trade Fair 2014

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday inaugurated the India International Trade Fair 2014 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Mukherjee complimented the ITPO for selecting women entrepreneurs as the theme of this fair. Business visitors will have the first five days of the trade fair, from November 14 to November 18 while general public will visit the trade fair from November 19 till November 27 between 9:30 am and 7:30 pm. The fair will close at 5:30 pm on November 27. Nov 14, 2014
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Congress supports Rahul Gandhi's attack on Modi's 'clean India campaign', BJP hits back

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Congress on Friday supported party Vice President Rahul Gandhi when he said that 'India is ruled by people who are angry'. Gandhi also took a jibe at 'Clean India' campaign and said that it is a photo opportunity for NDA leaders. Party leader Rashid Alvi said that this is true and the same was proved by Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay. Meanwhile, BJP Spokesperson GVL Narasimha said that Congress is talking in frustration and the whole of India and the world is looking forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a strategic leader. Nov 14, 2014
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Politicos condemn UP health department as doctor performs 42 sterilization operations in 2 hours

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday condemned state health department as doctor in government owned Primary Health Center in Nebua Naurangia village in Kushinagar performs 42 sterilization operations in a record two hours. BJP Spokesperson GVL Narasimha said that this has brought forth the deplorable conditions of health facilities in government health centers. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that it is unfortunate that even after many deaths in similar case in Bilaspur, it is continued in UP. Meanwhile, BSP Spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria said that UP government is insensitive towards women and their health and this incident proves the same. Nov 14, 2014
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Politicos react after suspended TMC MP jailed in Saradha Scam attempts suicide

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Friday after suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh accused in the Saradha chit fund scam attempted suicide in the jail. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that it needs to be investigated whether it was a suicide attempt or some politically motivated attempt. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Kunal Ghosh must give the names of the people involved in the Saradha chit fund scam. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said it is very unfortunate that Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide. Nov 14, 2014
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Modi govt launches Bal Swachhta Mission to mark 125th birth anniversary of Nehru

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The Modi government on Friday launched a nationwide mission called Bal Swachhta Mission to mark the 125th birth anniversary of the country's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. The mission was launched by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi under which a cleanliness drive would be organized in schools across the country between 14th and 19th of this month. A series of functions including lecture, debate and symposium on the occasion will also be organized across the country. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also participated in a cleanliness drive in Mumbai on Friday. The 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' encourages people to sweep, remove garbage, debris and unauthorized encroachments from roads, markets and residential places. Nov 14, 2014
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Poll-bound Delhi hikes power tariff up to 7%, Congress slams BJP govt at centre

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): In a major jolt to the poll bound Delhi, the power tariff in the national capital has been hiked by up to seven per cent by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission and will come into effect from Saturday. The regulator hiked the tariff by levying surcharge heeding to the demands of the three private power distribution companies. Meanwhile, the Congress slammed the Modi government at the centre over the hike. The BJP, however, said that it is not responsible for the tariff hike but would try to talk to those responsible for it if they come to power in Delhi. Nov 14, 2014