Pvt firm drags Centre to high court on supply of condoms

A condom manufacturer has dragged the Centre to Delhi High Court, expressing apprehension that it may be deprived of a contract for supply of over 100 million pieces of male contraceptives despite edging out others in the tender process. Pending the matter in which the private company cited the government’s previous year’s decision to involve […]

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Children urge PM to champion their cause

Over 25,000 children have sent postcards to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to keep issues that concern them in focus at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, NGO World Vision India said. The over 25,000 postcards from children across the country represent the voices of over 400 million children in India, […]

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NRHM scam: Court asks UP to explain delay

Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned the Uttar Pradesh Principal Health Secretary to explain the delay in allowing the CBI to prosecute officials accused in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. The Lucknow bench of the court asked Principal Secretary, Health, Sanjay Agarwal to appear before it by 2 pm and explain the delay. […]

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PM: A new National Urban Health Mission

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission to focus on the health challenges of people in towns and cities while it would continue the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) for another five years.  He was addressing the third convocation of the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate […]

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