At present resident doctors often forced to do back-to-back shifts, sometimes clocking up to 36 hours without a break.
The October notification is supposed to come into effect from April 1.
Using 2013 figures, the Atlas estimates that about 23.2 per cent of adult males in India smoke.
BJP MP writes to Nadda against enforcing the move for bigger pictorial warnings on cigarettes.
Dr Murthy, who assumed office less than three months ago, told The Indian Express that India could internalise some of the public outreach strategies of the US government.
When DMK MP Kanimozhi objected to his remark, he justified the statement saying there was no harm in some non-serious discussion.
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Meanwhile, the Environment Ministry Wednesday cleared 38 projects in Bengal.
The TMC has announced it is shifting its former general secretary and leader of the party to the backbench in the Rajya Sabha.
Banerjee also met UD minister Venkaiah Naidu, railways minister Suresh Prabhu and finance minister Arun Jaitley while she was in Parliament.
Both Houses will witness stormy scenes over the release of Hurriyat hardliner when Parliament reconvenes after a Holi break.
While campaigning for the same elections, Trinamool MP Tapas Paul had threatened supporters of rival parties with rape.
Mamata is scheduled to meet the PM Wednesday for seeking a financial package for the state.
The opposition parties will also meet at 12 pm Tuesday to decide on whether to move amendments to the President’s address.
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The total allocation to the health sector was Rs 33,152 crore, a jump of 10 per cent from last year.
Was a part of Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla’s written reply to a Rajya Sabha question in July last year.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated Rs 10,382 crore for the ministry.
Letter sent to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari informing him of the change.
Roy did not deny the meeting but said it had nothing to do with his political future.
The TMC member and ex-railways minister talks to Abantika Ghosh about the railway budget.
Trinamool leaders who have been lifted by a recent party reshuffle say that it was necessary to curb Roy.
Opposition leaders slammed the government over the communal situation.
Among other politicians who shared the stage with Kejriwal and Hazare were MDMK’s Vaiko and CPI national secretary Atul Anjan.
The organisers emphasised that though Hazare was supposed to join their function, it was planned much ahead of his Jantar Mantar event.
Many of these people from UP, MP and Chhattisgarh did vote for the prime minister and his lotus in Lok Sabha elections.
Only “king” has been replaced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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This is the first official admission that Roy, who had always been the first among equals inside the party, no longer enjoys the same equation with Mamata.
The opposition also cornered the Centre on the issue of communal violence.
“The Congress too has become irrelevant,” Roy said. “The BJP’s acceptance is clearly increasing.”
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We cannot accept violence against any religion on any pretext, Modi added.
The ministry also wants additional allocation for the upcoming AIIMS-like institutions and the upgradation of district hospitals.
The ministry says the committee analysed the condition of merely Muslims rather than minorities.
Fresh guidelines may expose health workers to risk.