Late Night Surfing: Headlines from the DayVinay Ganti
11th Mar 2008
Selected headlines from various sources:
If the proposal comes through, doctors in government hospitals will be able to remove organs of a patient who is either dead or brain-dead for transplant, with or without seeking consent of relatives.
A map, which pin-points the location of India’s remote villages worst affected by malaria, will now spearhead the country’s war against the vector-borne disease.
HYDERABAD: About 7,000 couples got married at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD)-sponsored ‘Kalyanamastu’, free mass marriages, across the State on Sunday.
Despite the tall claims made by the state government and an increase in attendance in the schools, children at many places are simply not getting mid-day meals at all, or are getting it in insufficient quantities. Shuriah Niazi did a reality check.
India is lagging behind in meeting the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals for bringing down infant and maternal mortality rates, Government said on Monday.
More than 6,000 dowry-related cases are registered on an average annually, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the Lok Sabha has been informed.
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