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Doctors End Strike As Centre Agrees To Key Demand Over New Medical Bill

New Delhi : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called off its 12-hour shutdown of OPD services at all private hospitals in the country, after the medical Bill, that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), was sent to a Parliamentary Standing Committee amid protests by doctors.

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, described as the "anti-people and anti-patient" by the IMA was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday by Union Health Minister JP Nadda. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has directed the panel to file its report before the Budget session.

Elderly man dies of cold at Shamli railway station

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 2  An elderly man died due to cold at the Jalalabad railway station in Shamli district where he was waiting for a train to arrive, police said today.

Abdul Rahim (65) collapsed and died last evening at the railway station, they said.

Cold winds have been sweeping Uttar Pradesh and the administrations of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts have ordered closure of all schools till January 4.

Source: PTI