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Another healthcare tragedy

Negligence in Indian healthcare is again under a spotlight, with 15 persons losing their eyesight in Punjab after cataract surgery at a free camp organised by a non-government body. Initial reports suggest infected equipment was used at this camp, in ...

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: A Timeline

CLOSURE AWAITED Dec 2-3, 1984: Toxic methyl isocyanate gas released from Union Carbide India Ltd’s (UCIL) pesticide plant; thousands killed and at least 500,000 injured, millions go ill; harmful effects are passed to generations by the affected people Dec 4: ...

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Thirty years of tragedy

Thirty years ago, Delhi suffered through some of the most horrific moments in its long history. Following the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her bodyguards, a paroxysm of violence directed at the city’s Sikh residents continued practically unabated for at ...

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