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Checking traffic violations in Srinagar the way Mahatma Gandhi would have (Letter from Srinagar) (With image)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) If you commit a traffic offence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, don't be surprised if you are politely stopped, given a glass of water ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue cases reach 570


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday."The total number of confirmed dengue cases ... Read more...

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517 dengue cases, two deaths in Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state ... Read more...

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313 cases of dengue reported in West Bengal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) As many as 313 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health department official said Monday."We have 313 confirmed ... Read more...

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday."Today ... Read more...

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 109 ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase awareness in dengue affected areas


August 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the ... Read more...

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80 confirmed cases of dengue in Bengal


August 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 80 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 80 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE launches food safety campaign for Ramadan


July 19th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has announced the launch of a major food safety awareness campaign for the month of Ramadan.The drive is aimed ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Turtle helps save its namesake species


June 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Turtle Ltd, a leading menswear company that has been involved in conserving turtles, especially endangered Olive Ridley on the Odisha coast, is now mulling to expand ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Awareness drive to be launched to protect Kerala’s fish


May 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) will launch a campaign to protect the fish wealth of the state Tuesday on the occasion of 'International Day for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Awareness campaign on marine biodiversity in Kerala May 22


May 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) will organise an awareness campaign on marine life in the nine coastal districts of the state May 22, on the ... Read more...

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Aamir, Prasoon Joshi making 50 shorts on malnutrition


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness - ... Read more...

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14-year-old girl foils marriage attempt in Bengal


May 1st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) She is 14 years old and a school dropout, but West Bengal resident Seema still mustered up the courage to stand up to her family and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Centre in favour of enacting model Lokayukta law’ (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The central government is in favour of enacting a model law of Lokayukta so that all states can adopt their own act according to it, ... Read more...

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Haryana students to be made aware on NRI marriages


April 25th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to effectively deal with the problems related to the marriages involving non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Haryana government has decided to launch an awareness ... Read more...

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Tata Power to launch awareness campaign on Earth Day


April 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Power utility major Tata Power will launch a nationwide energy conservation campaign involving school students and its employees to mark Earth Day, celebrated world over April ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heart disease awareness campaign begins in Dubai


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) A week-long campaign for the prevention of heart disease began in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday.The National Programme for the Prevention of Heart ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Himachal fair to fairer sex (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Call it a coincidence, but many top slots in the Himachal Pradesh administration are occupied by women.Be it the gubernatorial chair held by Urmila Singh ... Read more...

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Campaign on Tibet planned in northeast


March 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 1 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is likely to kickstart an awareness campaign on the Tibetan issue in northeastern states March 26, an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fresh death of fowls, culling continues in Meghalaya


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 15 (IANS) Fresh deaths of domesticated fowls have been reported in Meghalaya, even as the culling of birds in a three-kilometre radius of the bird-flu epicentre of Williamnagar ... Read more...

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In frozen Leh, road safety drill observed


January 5th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A road safety week in frozen Leh where temperatures are a bone-chilling low of minus 18 degrees at night, attracted cheerful and obliging crowds!The authorities in ... Read more...

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Karnataka banks on education to end bizarre ritual


December 15th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has struck a fine balance of preferring education to legislation to end a temple's bizarre ritual denounced as ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi spreads public health awareness


December 11th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi's municipal body has launched an awareness campaign to explain the importance of maintaining public sanitation in the city's streets and neighbourhoods.The drive's objective ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Introducing children to Humayun’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Monday released a guidebook of Humayun's tomb for children in a bid ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tourists feel cheated on Taj lighting event


November 13th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) Scores of foreign tourists felt cheated when the Taj Mahal did not don a blue hue Sunday evening, as projected by managers of a diabetes awareness ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mumbai marks World Diabetes Day


November 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A walkathon, street play and several other events were held in the city Sunday on the eve of World Diabetes Day, with experts advising people to ... Read more...

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Israel to help Meghalaya in fish farmin


November 11th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Israeli experts will help Meghalaya to improve fish farming in the northeastern state, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said.Launching an awareness campaign about a state aquaculture ... Read more...

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Aki Narula partners with vodka brand to support cause


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian designer Aki Narula has collaborated with Belvedere vodka to launch the product in India and the proceeds from the sales will go to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Spreading AIDS awareness through music


October 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 15 (IANS) Appealing to youths to be careful about diseases like AIDS and asking them to stay away from drugs, well-known musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Saturday said ... Read more...

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Missouri State Ice Bears & Northern Illinois University Huskies to play hockey on pink ice


October 7th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Springfield, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game between the Missouri State Ice Bears and the Northern Illinois University Huskies will be used to create breast cancer awareness. The game is the start ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks Google help for weather forecast


September 9th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Disaster-prone Bihar has sought the help of Google India to provide weather forecasts with the aim of benefiting millions of residents, officials said Friday.Chief Minister Nitish ... Read more...

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More than half of Jharkhand’s kids underweight, women anaemic


September 1st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 1 (IANS) Around 55 percent of children under three years in Jharkhand are underweight and 70 percent of women and adolescent girls anaemic, Unicef says.Job Zachariah, Jharkhand chief ... Read more...

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