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citybriefs: Free dialysis for EWS patients

Private hospitals providing dialysis facilities will be required to dedicate a percentage of their services for EWS patients,an HC-appointed committee has decided.

Written by Express News Service | Published: May 8, 2012 3:02 am

New Delhi: Private hospitals providing dialysis facilities will be required to dedicate a percentage of their services for EWS patients,an HC-appointed committee has decided. Hospitals offering dialysis on an out-patient basis will have to offer 25 per cent of their services for free,while those admitting patients will reserve 10 per cent of total services.These centres will also have to provide drugs associated with dialysis for free.

Army personnel run
over by DTC bus

New Delhi: A 45-year-old Army personnel was mowed down by a DTC bus in Northeast Delhi’s Jafarpur area on Monday. Mukesh,a resident of Ashok Nagar,was returning home when the speeding bus hit his bike,police said. The driver of the bus,Rampal,has been arrested.

16-year-old alleges sodomy by 6 men

Ghaziabad: A 16-year-old boy has alleged that he was sodomised for nearly three months by his dance instructor and five others in Ghaziabad’s Sihani Gate area. Police said the six accused are yet to be arrested and a medical examination has been sought. Police said the boy,a Class X student,had joined the dance class in January. “In their complaint,the victim’s family said since February,the men were sodomising him. We are also looking at whether a video was made and then used to blackmail the victim,” a police officer said.

Body of Parliament staff found in drain

New Delhi: The body of a Class-IV employee at the Parliament was recovered from a drain behind the Bhim Rao Ambedkar College in Jyoti Nagar,East Delhi,on Monday. The man was identified as Bittu,from Bagpat in UP. Police found a complaint about a missing mobile phone in his pocket,which helped them identify the body.

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