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Mangal Pandey

Bihar ‘Almost’ Fulfils WHO’s Doctor-Population Ration, Has 1,19,000 Doctors For 12 crore Population: Health Minister

Mar 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

There are 40,200 allopathic doctors, 33,922 ayush doctors, 34,257 homoeopathic doctors, 5,203 unani doctors and 6,130 dentists, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey said.

'Suspend Him': Bihar Health Minister After Police Officer Fails To Recognise Him

Feb 15, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The minister was seen getting angry in a video over the official stopping him from entering an event venue.

WATCH: 'How Many Wickets?' Asks Bihar Minister During Meet On Encephalitis Deaths

Over 90 children, at the time of interaction with reporters, had already passed away due to the suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and the state of Bihar was reeling under a severe health crisis.

'One Doctor For 17,685 People In Bihar', Says Health Minister Mangal Pandey

Mar 24, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

At present, there are 6,830 doctors working in the state, including those in medical colleges, he said.

Exemplary Performance, Says PM On Bihar Diwas, The Day When A Woman Operated Under Torchlight Died

A video of the operation theatre where the woman was being given stitches had come out, spotlighting the ailing health sector in Bihar.

19 August, 2005

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Sharmistha Gooptu

Heard any controversy on Mughal-e-Azam, the mother of all period films? Mumbai films sell, and, with globalisation, have made their presence felt internationally. That, I suspect, is the root of the current debate on Mangal Pandey.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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