A bill was introduced in the Lok
Sabha on Friday to amend the Medical Council of India Act to
replace the existing board of the MCI, facing corruption
charges, with a seven-member panel of eminent doctors.
Nine gold medals and 17 antique silver coins, some belonging to the erstwhile Tripura state, were stolen from the National Museum here and replaced with bronze and steel replicas, a media report said Tuesday.
A six-member panel of doctors
that replaced the Medical Council of India has sought some
more time from the Health Ministry to decide on recognition
and other related issues in regard to 87 medical colleges.
Under fire from the water-starved metropolis over frequent bursting of water pipelines, Mumbai`s civic body announced that all the old, damaged and weak water pipelines will be replaced with new ones within a period of two years.
Britain`s The Independent newspaper on Tuesday reported that Gulf Arab states were in secret talks with Russia, China, Japan and France to replace the US dollar with a basket of currencies in the trading of oil.