Complaint filed against hospital
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The Punjab State Human Rights Commission has directed a civil surgeon at Patiala to appear in person before it regarding a complaint against a hospital for functioning without its own chemist shop. The complaint was filed by MP Rajya Sabha Avinash Rai Khanna against Mata Kaushalya Hospital in Patiala. Patients have to purchase medicines from outside shops at higher rates.
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Student jumps in front of toy train, dies
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SD College students go on hunger strike
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