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India offers free treatment to 20 Pak kids

rediff.com Newsdesk | October 22, 2003 17:45 IST

India on Wednesday offered free treatment to twenty more Pakistani children suffering from congenital heart diseases.

The move was part of a slew of peace measures announced by External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha after a Cabinet Committee on Security meeting in New Delhi.

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In July Indian doctors had successfully operated upon Pakistani child Noor Fatima.

Noor and her parent had taken the first bus to India following the resumption of the Delhi-Lahore service.


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Sub: Free

Will the genuflecting of the Indian government ever end? This is the most shameless thing it can do, besides bad governance and various scams. What ...


Posted by GB





Sub: The Vajpayee led Indian Government should keep on trying never giving up!

The mood generated by the Indian Government appears to be a very healthy one and our Minister for External Affairs Shri Yashwant Sinha should keep ...


Posted by Dr. Cajetan Coelho





Sub: Why?

There are more deserving kids in India itself who need this privilage. Don't waste my tax money on this type of gestures. They have Saudi ...


Posted by Satish





Sub: Treatment

This is wonderful. Now we give free treatment children from a hostile country, while we cannot even provide basic healthcare to many of our own ...


Posted by dazed and confused





Sub: Not free for Indian kids, Mera Bharat Mahaan!

Nonsense moves by a foolish country. Do they think this will melt the heart (sic) of a terrorist or ISI generals or the honourable President ...


Posted by KK




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