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1,100 cancer deaths in Muktsar; still central government ignoring help pleas

Muktsar, Punjab: The alarming rise in cancer-related deaths in Malwa saw Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, during his recent visit to the state, including Bathinda, Hoshiarpur and Mansa districts under a national programme for prevention and control of the disease. ...

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Punjab Green Revolution: A Death to a Civilization?

Every night at 10.30 pm, a train leaves from small station in India’s northern state of Punjab to a very special destination. Passengers wear a sad and dismal face and comprise mostly of young children and adult men. Train 339 ...

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Punjab Cancer train a lifeline for stricken patients

Bathinda, Punjab: There was little hope of survival for 17-year old Sukhjit Singh, a resident of Ramuwala Kalan village in Moga district who was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this year. However, as soon as his parents came to know ...

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