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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against politics over Assamese refugees


July 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx ... Read more...

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Inadequate rains, scarcity, worry Maharashtra legislators


July 11th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party Democratic Front government Wednesday faced the ire of the combined Opposition and treasury benches on the serious drought-like situation and ... Read more...

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Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 18


June 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam since early June has killed at least 18 people till Thursday and has flooded 21 districts in the state.Announcing the floods damage, ... Read more...

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Bihar cop fires on protesting flood victims, suspended


August 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A police official opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district. He was suspended.Hundreds of angry flood victims Thursday staged a ... Read more...

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Flood victim injured in police firing in Bihar


August 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) A man was seriously injured when police opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district Thursday, officials said.Hundreds of angry flood ... Read more...

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Restore Anna’s rights, Bhopal survivors urge president


August 17th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) About 150 survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal Tuesday urged President Pratibha Patil to intervene for restoring the constitutional rights of civil ... Read more...

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Tripura helps fire-struck Mizoram tribal refugees


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) Mizo tribal refugees, whose entire relief camp in Tripura was gutted, making over 15,000 migrants homeless, Sunday started rebuilding their huts with the assistance of the ... Read more...

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Rifaximin may help ease irritable bowel syndrome symptoms


January 6th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists have found that two weeks of treatment with rifaximin (brand name: Xifaxan) could help ease irritable bowel syndrome symptoms including bloating, abdominal pain and loose or watery ... Read more...

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Relief for Andhra farmers too little: Venkaiah Naidu


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday said the Rs.400 crore relief assistance announced by the government for farmers in Andhra Pradesh was "too ... Read more...

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PM announces Rs.400 crore relief for Andhra farmers


December 21st, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a Rs.400 crore relief package for farmers in Andhra Pradesh badly hit by heavy rains damaging their crops. The announcement ... Read more...

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Party should reach out to people: Sonia


December 13th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday said it was the duty of party workers to reach out to those affected by heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, Andhra ... Read more...

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Nitish unfurls national flag, declares Bihar drought-hit


August 15th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag here on Independence Day Sunday and declared that the entire state was drought-hit as the over 30 percent rainfall ... Read more...

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Text of resolution adopted at all-party meeting


July 12th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The all-party meeting chaired here Monday by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah adopted the following resolutions: "The meeting expressed deep anguish at the unfortunate loss of lives during the ... Read more...

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Govt. announces new scheme for assistance towards damaged property in J-K


June 11th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Government of India has announced a new scheme for assistance towards damaged immoveable and movable property during action by the Central Paramilitary Forces and the Army ... Read more...

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Cognitive behavior therapy may rapidly relieve severe IBS symptoms


April 27th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Cognitive behavior therapy may rapidly relieve severe symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new study.The study has been published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the ... Read more...

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Marijuana has therapeutic effects: Study


February 18th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that smoking marijuana has therapeutic effects.Experts at the University of California's Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) claim they have found "reasonable evidence ... Read more...

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Jammu migrants demand adequate relief packages


January 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 30 (ANI): The migrants from the Reasi and Rajouri districts, who had to shift from their homes in the militancy-infested areas of northern Jammu are demanding timely ... Read more...

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High-flow oxygen can ease headaches


December 9th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Fifteen minutes of treatment with high flow oxygen significantly eased cluster headaches, according to a new study. Cluster headache attacks, characterised by bouts of excruciating pain usually near the ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar promises better infrastructure, drought relief (lead)


August 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag on Independence Day Saturday and promised adequate relief to people affected by drought, better infrastructure in the state and ... Read more...

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Displaced Pakistanis protest inadequate government aid


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (DPA) Scores of people uprooted by the ongoing military operation against the Taliban in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley held a rally here Wednesday to protest the government's failure ... Read more...

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Cyclone Aila toll rises to 91 in Bangladesh


May 27th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 27 (Xinhua) The toll in cyclone Aila has risen to 91 in Bangladesh, officials said. The government said Tuesday 91 people have died and more than 800 others injured in the ... Read more...

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Bihar flood victims loot food grains from government store


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar flood victims broke into a government store in Supaul district and stole food grains to protest against the inadequate assistance provided to them by the ... Read more...

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‘Anti-Repression Day’ observed after Bihar flood victims clash with police (Lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) An "anti-Repression Day" was observed in many parts of Bihar Tuesday, a day after hundreds of flood victims clashed with police while protesting against the inadequate assistance provided ... Read more...

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Another day of protest after Bihar flood victims clash with police


December 30th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) A day after over 50 flood victims clashed with police while protesting against the inadequate assistance provided by the Bihar government, the Communist Party of India - Marxist ... Read more...

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Kosi flood victims protest in Bihar, demand more relief


December 29th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 29 (IANS) The flood-hit victims of Bihar Monday blocked roads and railway lines to protest against the inadequate assistance provided by the state government to them.Thousands of victims from the ... Read more...

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Mulayam demands ban on Bajrang Dal


September 23rd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday demanded a ban on the Bajrang Dal for allegedly attacking Christians in Karnataka and Orissa."If SIMI (Students Islamic Movement of India) ... Read more...

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Anger growing against lack of adequate relief in Bihar


September 19th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar flood victims, many of who don't have access to food and drinking water, have taken to blocking highways, attacking officials and looting relief material to ... Read more...

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Flood situation in Assam critical


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sep 3 (ANI): The flood situation in Assam continued to be critical on Wednesday with Brahmaputra river and its tributaries creating havoc in the state, claiming 15 lives and rendering ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad citizens call for impartial probe into bombings


July 31st, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 31 (IANS) A group of city residents Thursday, condemning the series of bomb blasts here, said it is "the total failure of our intelligence system which is unfortunately politicized to ... Read more...

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