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Prez presents BC Roy National Awards & Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards

Prez presents BC Roy National Awards & Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards

New Delhi, Mar 28 (UNI President Pranab Mukherjee today presented the Dr. B C Roy National Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 and Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016. A total of 15 doctors were given the B C Roy award for 2014 while 16 people were given the awards for the year 2015 and 18 for the year 2016, at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Dr D S Rana and Dr Arvind Kumar from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital .were among those awarded the B C Roy awards for the year 2014.. Dr D S Rana, Chairman (B.O.M) and Department of Nephrology , got this award in the category of recognising best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in medicine while Dr Arvind Kumar , Chairman , Department of Chest & Thoracic Surgery , Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , got this award in the ' Eminent Medical Person' category. On winning the award, Dr Rana said , " I am humbled by the by the prestigious award . I hail from a small village Dasmal and had to face hardships during my education . To attend school , I had to travel 12 kms one way and took 3 hours daily to reach school . I owe this award to my late parents who taught me to work hard with sincerity and live with honesty . This award is dedicated to my teacher's and Gurus who made me what I am today .And not the least to this great institution of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where I have devoted 35 years of my career .My message to all upcoming medical professionals is that hard work , sincerity and dedication will always make you succeed" The Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1976 in the memory of renowned physician and freedom fighter Dr B C Roy by Medical Council of India . Dr S Rajasekaran was awarded the Hari Om Ashram Alembic research awards for 2008 while Dr P Sundaresan was given the awards for 2010. Dr Rakesh Kumar was given the award for the year 2015 while Dr Neena Srivastava was given the award for the year 2016. UNI AR ADG SHK 1950

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Rail service suspended in Kashmir for security reasons

Srinagar, Nov 18 (UNI) Train service has been suspended on Saturday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where a militant and a Sub Inspector (SI) of state police were killed in an encounter on Friday evening on the city outskirts.

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Srinagar-Leh highway remains closed, Kashmir highway open

Srinagar, Nov 18 (UNI) The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway remained closed for vehicular traffic for the second day on Saturday while traffic on historic Mughal road was suspended since Friday afternoon due to slippery conditions.

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All educational institutions closed in Srinagar, exams as per schedule

Srinagar, Nov 18 (UNI) All educational institutions remained closed as a precautionary measure on Saturday in Srinagar district, where a militant and a Sub Inspector (SI) of state police were killed in a brief encounter on the city outskirts yesterday.

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French Foreign Affairs Minister calls on PM

French Foreign Affairs Minister calls on PM

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday the significance of India-France Strategic Partnership is not limited to the bilateral context, but 'acts as a force for peace and stability in the regional and global context as well.

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Defence Minister rubbishes Rahul’s allegations on Rafale deal

Defence Minister rubbishes Rahul’s allegations on Rafale deal

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday rubbished Congress party’s allegations of bypassing the procedures in procuring 36 Rafale aircrafts from France, saying that the deal for the planes was done in a transparent manner and had to be struck quickly keeping in mind the defence preparedness of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

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Diplomats urge govt to address Delhi air pollution problem

Diplomats urge govt to address Delhi air pollution problem

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) The killing Delhi air pollution has evoked serious concerns among the diplomatic community which was conveyed to the External Affairs Ministry by Dean of Diplomatic Corps Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos on Friday.

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Gulmarg, upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain in plains

Gulmarg, upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain in plains

Srinagar, Nov 17 (UNI) World famous ski resort of Gulmarg and other higher reaches received fresh snowfall in the Kashmir valley, where plains, including summer capital, Srinagar, experienced rain resulting in further chill on Friday.

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