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Private hospitals up in arms against KPME Act amendment

KARNATAKA

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BENGALURU, JUNE 15, 2017 00:44 IST

They call Bill ‘draconian’; it allows govt. to fix rates for procedures

Upset over the amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act, 2007, under which the government will fix rates for various procedures in private hospitals and penalise those flouting it, associations of private medical establishments and nursing homes in Karnataka have planned a ‘Bangalore Chalo’ on June 16. 399 more words

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98-year-old woman arrested at fossil fuel protest

A 98-year-old woman was arrested while protesting a natural gas pipeline expansion on Saturday.

Frances Crowe, a peace activist, led a group of eight pipeline opponents in staging a mock funeral for the fossil fuel age near the site of the Kinder Morgan pipeline extension project in Sandisfield, Massachusetts. 639 more words

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Celebration and protest as China's Xi visits divided Hong Kong for handover anniversary


HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Hong Kong on Thursday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, but he faces a divided city, with many resentful of perceived interference by Beijing in its affairs.
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Despite Lack of Change, Greeks Take to the Streets in Protest -Northeastern University Journalism in Greece

Despite lack of change, Greeks take to streets in protest May 17, 2017

Story by Sophie Cannon, David Harbeck and Bradley Fargo 

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Sophie Cannon

BOILED DOGS AND FRIED CATS - BARBARIC MENU FROM CHINESE SAVAGES

As Cornell University scientists led by Dr. Adam Boyko, the genetic traces of today’s dogs lead to Central Asia. Scholars have conducted genetic analysis of more than 5,000. 510 more words

Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

HONG KONG: President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong on Thursday (Jun 29) to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule, but he faces a city divided, mass protests and aggrieved crowds resentful of Beijing’s growing meddling in local affairs. 497 more words

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Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong


HONG KONG (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong on Thursday to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule, but he faces a city divided, mass protests and aggrieved crowds resentful of Beijing’s growing meddling in local affairs.
http://reut.rs/2ukiJtz