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Homeopathy clinic opened

NEW DELHI: Dr. Batra's Positive Health Clinic Private Limited (DBPHCPL) on Monday opened its super-speciality homeopathy clinic at Kamala Nagar here. The Cabinet Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Ram Vilas Paswan, inaugurated the clinic which is DBPHCPL's 28th in the country.

Addressing the gathering, the CMD of DBPHCPL, Mukesh Batra, said: "Numerous people across the world are becoming aware about adverse effects of chemical drugs and treatments. People have realised the importance of safe medication and homeopathy is moving towards being a preferred choice of treatment."

Aid for tsunami victims

NEW DELHI: An international body for promotion of universal brotherhood, World Brotherhood Organisation (WBO) has presented a cheque for Rs. 5 lakh to the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, for the rehabilitation of the tsunami victims. The honourary secretrary of the WBO, S.S. Marwah, handed over the cheque to her in the presence of the executive members of the organisation.

Ms. Gandhi appreciated the efforts of the organisation in spreading the message of peace and religious harmony among the masses.

Book fair concludes

NEW DELHI: A three-day book fair organised jointly by the Delhi Public School Society and the Scholastic India concluded here at the school premises over the weekend.

The book fair, inaugurated by the chairman of the DPS Society, Narendra Kumar, provided an opportunity to children and their parents to browse through a wide collection of books from across the world under one roof. Mr. Kumar urged the parents to build up the child's library. The students also took part in activities like book mark making, book cover designing and jingle writing among others.

Creche refurbished

NEW DELHI: The Umang Charitable Society, an organisation founded in 1995 by a small group of socially prominent ladies of Delhi for the specific purpose of raising funds for the welfare of underprivileged children, recently refurbished a creche and school for the underprivileged children in Khirjabad village near New Friends Colony here. Its membership has never exceeded 15 and has wives of the American and French ambassadors as its members. The Society identifies charitable organisations struggling for the upliftment of the poor children.

Quack sentenced

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today sentenced a quack to a rigorous imprisonment of four years for causing the death of a nine-month-old baby suffering from diarrhoea. Additional Sessions Judge N P Kaushik also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Rabinder Ram Chandravansi, who administered an overdose of intravenous fluids to the child on December 8, 1997.

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