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Chaddha’s bail plea withdrawn from high court


September 21st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, Friday withdrew her bail plea from the Delhi High Court with the liberty ... Read more...

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Aruna Chaddha moves high court for bail (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, Thursday moved a bail application in the Delhi High Court.The matter is likely ... Read more...

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Mamata against controlled diet


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday advised the youth to avoid going on a controlled diet as it lowers the immunity system and leads ... Read more...

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‘No rise in cancer cases due to nuclear power plants’


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) There has not been any rise in cancer cases, birth defects or any other ailments among employees working in nuclear power plants or among people ... Read more...

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Chandy announces welfare measures on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on the Independence Day announced a series of welfare measures, among them free treatment for poor women and children in all ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 poor beneficiaries of Kerala’s ‘health’ lottery


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) A total of 2,042 poor patients, suffering from serious ailments, have received funds for their treatment from the revenues earned by the Kerala government-run lottery "Karunya", ... Read more...

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Bengal students develop oxygen saving device


June 26th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Three students of a Howrah engineering college claim to have designed a device which reduces wastage of oxygen during ventilation and acts as a non-invasive ventilator.The ... Read more...

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Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu visit Mehdi Hassan’s grave in Karachi


June 17th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood singers Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu visited the grave of Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan here to pay their respects.Mehdi Hassan's death marked an ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the India-born Pakistani ghazal maestro, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif told Geo News ... Read more...

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Singer Gibb’s wife pays tribute on funeral


June 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb's wife Dwina paid tribute to her husband on his funeral by reciting a poem for him.Gibb, who died May 20 after battling ailments ... Read more...

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Kerala bans gutka, paan masala (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday imposed a complete ban on the sale and consumption of gutka and paan masala in the state.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters ... Read more...

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Kerala bans gutka, paan masala (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday imposed a complete ban on the sale and consumption of gutka and paan masala in the state.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters ... Read more...

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AIIMS to observe brain awareness week from April 9


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will observe a brain awareness week, starting April 9, which will have a series of public ... Read more...

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Your child’s milk tooth can save her life


March 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Is your child about to lose her milk tooth? Instead of throwing it away, you can now opt to use it to harvest stem cells ... Read more...

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Srikon announces home-based primary care


March 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) With an aim to bringing back the concept of family physician, Srikon Healthcare Private Limited has announced a unique home-based primary care programme.Under the programme said ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Naikwadi is dead


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Renowned freedom fighter and one of the pioneers of the co-operative movement Nagnath Anna Naikwadi passed away after a prolonged illness here Thursday, according to family ... Read more...

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India’s first guidelines for physiotherapists by 2014


March 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India's first clinical guidelines for physiotherapists dealing with ailments like low back pain, hemiplehia (brain stroke) and Parkinson's Disease will be ready by 2014, the ... Read more...

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Men’s toilet ‘captured’ to mark International Women’s Day


March 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 7 (IANS) A group of plucky women marched and "captured" a men's public toilet on the eve of International Women's Day Wednesday to highlight the abysmal lack of ... Read more...

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Britain sees rise in ’sumo’ babies


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The number of women giving birth to babies that weigh more than 11 pounds (about 5 kg) has soared by 50 percent in Britain over the ... Read more...

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Communist leader, 106, dead


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) Iconic Marxist leader Brajamohan Jamatiya, one of the founders of the Communist movement in Tripura, has died, his family said. He was 106.Jamatia, a widower, died ... Read more...

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Rahul hits out at Mulayam on his home turf


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 21 (IANS) Hitting out at Mulayam Singh Yadav in his pocket borough here, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday the Samajwadi Party chief was ... Read more...

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Deadly Lassa virus kills 13 in Nigeria


February 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Feb 15 (IANS) A deadly haemorrhagic virus Lassa has killed at least 13 people since its detection a week ago in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.The virus was detected in Taraba ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans run for healthy heart on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) While Cupid-struck lovers were busy exchanging roses, gifts and greeting each other to celebrate Valentine's Day, about 1,000 denizens of this tech hub ran a marathon ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Tribal woman killed for suspected witchcraft in Tripura


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) An elderly tribal woman was hacked to death and two were injured in the northeastern state of Tripura Friday in a suspected case of public reaction ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James passes away


January 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary soul singer Etta James passed away after a lengthy struggle with leukemia. She was 73.The news of her death was confirmed by her ... Read more...

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Ailing AMRI director’s custody extended to Jan 30


January 16th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) An AMRI Hospital director, arrested in the Dec 9 fire in the high-cost health facility that left 94 dead, was Monday denied bail and his stay ... Read more...

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Shock treatment knocks out E. coli bug


January 12th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Shock treatment can knock out E. coli bugs growing on the surface of heavily contaminated meat, reveals a study. The technique offers a cheap and easy ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram shifted to hospital


January 8th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram has again been shifted from Tihar Jail to a city hospital, his associate said Sunday.Sukh Ram had surrendered before a ... Read more...

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Toyota launches third generation Prius with new features


January 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Toyota Saturday launched its third generation hybrid hatchback Pruis priced between Rs.27.38 lakh and Rs.29.40 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at the Auto Expo here."We aim to ... Read more...

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Maudany denied bail in Bangalore blast case (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Abdul Nazir Maudany, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast ... Read more...

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Maudany denied bail in Bangalore blast case (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Abdul Nazir Maudani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast case.An ... Read more...

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Supreme Court denies bail to Bangalore blast accused


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of Peoples Democratic Party chairman Abdul Nazir Maudani, who is an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast ... Read more...

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Hospitalised AMRI director denied bail


December 29th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) A West Bengal court Thursday denied bail to a director of the AMRI Hospital where a fire earlier this month killed 94 people, and ordered ... Read more...

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