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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh: BJP got kickbacks in NRHM project in Himachal


September 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of receiving kickbacks in purchasing ambulances under the National ... Read more...

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UP scraps admission fee in government hospitals


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The admission fee of Rs.35 has been scrapped in all government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh from Thursday, an official said.The orders in this regard were issued ... Read more...

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UP rolls out ambulance service for villages, districts


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday flagged off 200 brand new ambulances for some districts of the state.Speaking before the flagging-off ceremony, Yadav said the ... Read more...

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Palanquin bearers to ferry patients in Himachal


August 16th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Once the mode of transport for royalty and women in purdah nearly a century ago, the palanquin will be resurrected to ferry patients from remote ... Read more...

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Capital to get 70 ambulances, 100 dialysis centres


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The capital will get 70 ambulances and 100 hundred dialysis centres to provide quality health service to its citizens, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here ... Read more...

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F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services ... Read more...

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Punjab to have mobile ambulance for animals


May 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Animals in Punjab may now receive more prompt medical attention as the state government has decided to start a free veterinary mobile ambulance service to provide ... Read more...

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CATS doesn’t respond to 28 percent calls: study


February 8th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two decades after it was set up to rush accident victims to hospital, the Centralized Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) doesn't respond to a quarter ... Read more...

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Australians experience hottest new year since 1900


January 4th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australians have been asked to heed safety advice from authorities as much of the country swelters through what is already shaping up to be a record-breaking ... Read more...

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When a rural health centre works, it works wonders (Feature)


October 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Village woman Lajja was blessed with her second child in the wee hours of the morning at Chharch. The baby was born at the ... Read more...

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‘Resident Evil’ stage collapse injures 16 people


October 11th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 16 people were injured when the stage of Resident Evil 5 collapsed on Tuesday. The injured which include actors and crew members were rushed to the hospital.The ... Read more...

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Peter Casaru saved because of Facebook message


October 8th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man was saved thanks to the May Day message that he sent on Facebook. Peter Casaru says he woke up from sleep experiencing extreme ... Read more...

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Ambulance knocks down injured biker


August 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A badly wounded man, who was awaiting medical help after having fallen from his motorbike, was fatally hit by an ambulance that was passing by to ... Read more...

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Delhi to strengthen rules against female foeticide: Dikshit


July 11th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing gender imbalance, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Monday that her government will make the rules more stringent to punish ... Read more...

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Train crash in South Africa injures more than 850


May 20th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people were injured on late Thursday afternoon when two passenger trains collided in the South African city of Johannesburg, officials said on early Friday.The accident happened ... Read more...

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70 million hold key in three states Wednesday (Curtain Raiser)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram/Puducherry, April 12 (IANS) Nearly 70 million people will be eligible to vote Wednesday in assembly elections in the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry where ruling ... Read more...

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Dravidian land all set for battle for power (Curtain Raiser)


April 11th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Amid charges of big-time corruption, Tamil Nadu is set for assembly elections Wednesday, its result bound to cast a shadow on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

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Kentucky man charged for stealing an ambulance


March 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kentucky, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Kentucky man has been charged for stealing an ambulance. When he was arrested by the police after the incident he had an interesting excuse for stealing ... Read more...

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RTI answers better than Himachal government’s: legislators


March 4th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Opposition legislators in Himachal Pradesh say the Right to Information (RTI) Act is a more potent tool for information on government departments than the question-answer session ... Read more...

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Congress walkout over Vajpayee


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Congress members Thursday walked out of the Himachal Pradesh assembly over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government decision to name an ambulance service after former ... Read more...

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Free ambulance service starts in Himachal Pradesh


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Dec.26 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal flagged off the free ambulance service over the weekend.Dhumal flagged off a contingent of 50 ambulances, which would be ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh launches free ambulance service


December 25th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday launched a free ambulance service here to provide timely medical aid to people in emergencies.With this launch, the residents in ... Read more...

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Himachal to launch free ambulance service


December 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will launch a free ambulance service this week to provide timely medical aid to its residents during emergencies, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Monday."The Atal ... Read more...

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Husband, father-in-law arrested over Asian woman’s death in England


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19(ANI): A 27-year-old Asian woman's husband and father-in-law have been arrested on suspicion of her murder in Sussex, England.The victim died on the back seat of her Volkswagen Passat ... Read more...

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Lahore motorists asked not to follow ambulances to save time


November 4th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 04 (ANI): Motorists in the city of Lahore, Pakistan have been asked not to follow ambulances in their bid to save time and avoid stopping at traffic signals or traffic ... Read more...

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Metro accident victim moves court, seeks Rs.50 lakh relief


October 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Twentytwo-year-old Mehjabi who lost her legs in a freak accident at a Metro station in March moved the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking a compensation of Rs.50 ... Read more...

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10 deaths in five days in Lucknow, health officials confused


October 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Ten people have died here of an illness marked by high fever, vomiting and headache in the past five days. But health officials are yet to ascertain the ... Read more...

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South Western Ambulance service takes ‘dead man’ to morgue, Undertaker notices that he is alive


September 29th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news a patient was pronounced dead and then he was taken to the morgue. However he made full recovery after an undertaker spotted that he ... Read more...

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‘Dead’ man taken to morgue found breathing


September 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): An unnamed man who was pronounced dead by a South West ambulance crew was later discovered breathing by an undertaker, it has emerged.The patient was seen by paramedics ... Read more...

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Meet to focus on infrastructure for heli-ambulance


September 27th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) The fourth national seminar on 'helicopter emergency medical services and development of heliports/helipads' in this tech hub Tuesday will focus on building infrastructure for helicopter ambulances. "The day-long conference ... Read more...

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Joyous mood sweeps Braj bhoomi on Janmashtami


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Sep 2 (IANS) Temples across Braj Mandal, a large swathe of area around Mathura, are bustling with joy and fervour, celebrating Janmashtami -- the birthday of Lord Krishna. -- ... Read more...

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Baby bitten 100 times by pet dog


August 31st, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 31 (IANS) A 22-month-old girl suffered more than 100 wounds after being mauled by her family pet dog, a doctor told a court in Australia Tuesday. The injuries of Kara Compton, ... Read more...

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Four peacekeepers killed in Somalia


August 30th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 30 (DPA) Four African Union peacekeepers were among 10 people killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday as the Horn of Africa nation's president called for help against a growing ... Read more...

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