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21 Jul 2018, Edition - 1103, Saturday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties
  • BJP conference on winning no-trust vote held by BJP leader G. V. L. Narasimha Rao
  • ‘This crime is unacceptable’, says Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on mob lynching incident in Alwar
  • Number of girls in IITs distressingly low, this needs to increase: President Ram Nath Kovind
  • PM Narendra Modi said the NDA had the ‘confidence of the Lok Sabha and the 125 crore people of India’
  • More than 500 DMK cadres were detained by police for showing black flag to Governor for conducting review meetings

Kerala News

Heathcare hit as doctors go on dawn-to-dusk strike

Covai Post Network

Kochi: The healthcare sector was badly affected after Indian Medical Association began the dawn-to-dusk nationwide strike today against the National Medical Council Bill.

Only emergency and critical care services were functioning, IMA state president Dr EK Unmer and secretary Dr L Zulfi told mediapersons in Thiruvananthapuram.

Doctors boycotted the outpatient department for an hour.

Doctors of government and private hospitals observing black day, took out a Raj Bhavan march by doctors and said there would be no private practice. Specialists too joined the strike.

COIMBATORE WEATHER