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Ujjivan May Get Rs.260 Cr ($40 Mln) from IFC in 2 Days

Bangalore-based Ujjivan Financial Services may get a debt investment from the World Bank arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) to the tune of US$40 million (Rs.260 Crore) that may be announced after its Board meeting on Thursday. IFC’ debt support was an on-going infusion of funds into the microfinance company with which Ujjivan is expected to stabilize growth and manage liability ...

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Changing food habits behind rise in bowel diseases among kids: Study

Blaming it on modern changing food habits from organic food to processed food, a new study has said that it is resulting in rise in inflammatory bowel disease in children in India, sending a warning against the mushrooming fast food chains. The multi-centric study shows that out of 221 children, 42 percent suffered from Ulcerative Colitis, which involves the large ...

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16 swine flu deaths in two Delhi hospitals but official toll is only 2

Two government hospitals in Delhi – Safdarjung Hospital and LNJP Hospital – have reported 16 swine flu deaths this year, top officials said Thursday, contradicting the figure of one death in each hospital given by the union health ministry. However, the health ministry clarified that its figures on swine flu deaths in Delhi were based on official reports. “The ministry ...

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