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'19% men, 26% women over 45 die within year of first heart attack'

Karnal (Haryana) : Nineteen per cent of men and 26 per cent of women over 45 years die within a year of their first heart attack, said cardiologists at a private hospital here.

According to the doctors, heart attack sufferers can get the best treatment when they get to the hospital within one hour after symptoms start. But on average, it takes two to four hours for patients to arrive, and some wait days before seeking medical care, which complicates the case.

Speed up development work in Maoist-affected areas: Rajnath

New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday directed authorities concerned to speed up development work in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE), or Maoist, affected areas of various states, an official statement said.

Chairing a review meeting here about the work being carried out in such areas across the affected states, he congratulated all concerned, including central ministries and officials from the states, as progress in development works has picked up during the last two years.

कैराना: क्या हुकुम सिंह राजनीतिक मौत मारे गए 23 लोगों के नाम व धर्म उजागर करेंगे?

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

कैराना (उत्तर प्रदेश) : शामली के कैराना क़स्बे से कथित पलायन के मसले पर अब कांग्रेस भी खुलकर सामने आ गई है. काफी दिनों तक चुप रहने के बाद अब कांग्रेस के नेताओं ने दखल देना शुरू कर दिया है.

कांग्रेस की एक टीम बीते दिनों कैराना पहुंची. इस टीम में कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता हरेन्द्र मलिक और सहारनपुर से कांग्रेस के उम्मीदवार रहे इमरान मसूद भी शामिल थे.

इन दोनों नेताओं ने कैराना के पलायन मसले पर भाजपा को जमकर लताड़ा और कैराना को साम्प्रदायिकता की आग में झोंकने का आरोप जड़ा.

Three murders within 48 hours in Delhi

New Delhi : Three persons, including a woman, were killed in the national capital within last 48 hours, police said on Friday, adding two of these cases occurred following petty issues.

In the first case, a 36-year-old man shot dead his wife and then committed suicide by shooting himself with the same pistol following a brief argument on Friday morning in west Delhi's Baba Haridas Nagar area.

NHRC notice to Karnataka over ragging of Dalit student

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to Karnataka over reports that a Dalit nursing student from Kerala was forced by her seniors to drink phenyl while ragging.

The NHRC notice as it took cognizance of the issue through media reports that the student, studying at Al Qamar College of Nursing in Karnataka's Gulbarga, was forced by her seniors to drink phenyl while ragging her due to which her food pipe was burnt and internal organs were damaged.


Mazdoor Sangh calls for agitation against Centre's 'anti-worker reforms'

Nagpur : The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Friday called for a nationwide agitation on July 8 against the “anti-worker reforms” of the Central government.

Interestingly, the BMS -- a pan India conglomerate of labour unions -- is affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the parent body of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

The BMS also expressed its “deep felt dissatisfaction on the callous and lethargic attitude of the Central government on the welfare of the workers”, on Friday at the conclusion of its two-day office bearers meet at Nagpur.


BJP will give tough fight to BSP, SP, says Naqvi

New Delhi : Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will give a tough fight to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, due early next year.

"People are fed up with the BSP and the SP there. The BJP will give them tough fight," he told IANS.

The minister also said that the BJP is "visible and acceptable" in the state and will be one of the important parties in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

KIMS Hospitals, Portea Medical announce partnership for home healthcare

Hyderabad : KIMS Hospitals, a leading healthcare group in Telanganga and Andhra Pradesh, and Portea Medical, a home healthcare company, on Friday announced a partnership to deliver home healthcare services.

Portea's comprehensive, tech-enabled home healthcare services will be available to patients of KIMS Hospitals in Secunderabad and Kondapur here.

The patients discharged from the two KIMS facilities will receive medical care that is customised to their requirements and delivered in the patient's home.

160 districts to become open defecation free by 2016: Minister

Kolkata : Asserting India was on track towards becoming a open defecation free (ODF) nation by 2019, Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Friday said at least 160 districts across the country will achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage by the end of the year.

Speaking at an ICC organised event on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan here, Singh said since the October 2014 launch of the mission, 16 districts across the country covering over 63,000 villages have become ODF districts so far.

Access to best stats crucial for public institutions: Ansari

Patna : As the effectiveness of policy judgments depend on the quality of data, it is therefore important that public institutions have access to the best social statistics and statistical analysis, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here on Friday.

Ansari said that the gaps in official data and analysis need to be identified and ways should be found on how to bridge these gaps.

He was delivering the inaugural address at an international seminar on social statistics organised by the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna.