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Increase generic drugs at store: Docs to AIIMS

The Resident Doctors’ Association of AIIMS has written to the institute’s administration, highlighting a dire need to increase the number of generic medicines available at its store.In the letter, the association wrote: "Only 230 medicines are available in the store, so we request to increase the numbers of drugs. The agency has written to the AIIMS administration to include 53 most prescribed drugs by AIIMS doctors, but no action has been taken from your side."

Railways to launch overnight Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express in July

The Indian Railways will launch in July the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express, a special class service for overnight journey that will ply on high-demand routes. Equipped with comfortable reclining chairs, the 120- seater AC coach will have large automatic food and tea/cold drink vending machines for passengers. Uday service will ply on high-demand routes like Delhi- Lucknow and the fare will be lower than that of 3AC class in regular mail/express trains. There will be large LCD screens in every coach with Wi- Fi speaker system.

MCD elections: At Dalit locality, a better life is just across the road

The candidates came to campaign with dhols, said a 28-year-old mother sitting outside a primary school in Ladpur village near Kanjhawala in northwest Delhi after casting her vote in Sunday’s civic polls. "But they turned back after looking at the stagnant sewage water." She has become an expert at taking videos on her cellphone of her children wading through sewage. "The park across the gali where I live is filled with stagnant water and there are mosquitoes night and day," she told The Indian Express.