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Mumbai violence: 22 injured cops still in hospitals


August 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 23 policemen, who were injured during Saturday's mob violence in south Mumbai, continue to be under treatment at various city hospitals while 22 ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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10-year rural positing compulsory for J&K; doctors


June 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, ... Read more...

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Swine flu erupts in Maharashtra, claims four lives


March 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) After a lull of six months, swine flu has again reared its head in Maharashtra, claiming four lives in Pune in the past fortnight, including two ... Read more...

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Chinese soul healer to set up 100 clinics in Mumbai (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) A Chinese soul healer Tuesday announced he will set up 100 clinics in Mumbai this year and conduct soul healing sessions for 57 city schools.Master Zhi ... Read more...

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Day after: ‘Killer’ Kolkata hospital turns into ghost house


December 10th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after India saw its worst hospital fire, the AMRI Hospital Annexe 1 building Saturday stood like a ghost building with pieces of glasspanes and ... Read more...

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Superbug exists, but nothing alarming: Walia


October 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Downplaying the threat of superbug in city hospitals, Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia Friday said the prevalence of the infection is "very low" and cannot ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: One more dies, toll rises to 15


September 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Another victim of the Delhi High Court blast died of injuries Saturday, taking up the toll to 15.Rattan Lal Shroff, 58, injured in the Sep ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars form human chain to protest blasts


July 16th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Several hundred Mumbaikars expressed their anger at Wednesday's triple blasts by forming a human chain from Zaveri Bazar to the Opera House in south Mumbai, two ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: Eight dead identified


July 14th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The authorities had succeeded in identifying eight of the 21 people declared dead in the serial blasts, while five dead were listed as unidentified.The dead identified ... Read more...

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The Mamata story: Tea diplomacy, recce and a goof up (Kolkata Newsletter)


June 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) "Do you serve good tea? Please arrange tea for all of us." The person manning the grubby employees' canteen at Swasthya Bhavan was almost speechless ... Read more...

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24 people hit by food poisoning in Himachal


April 6th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) At least 24 people were admitted to a hospital in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday with symptoms of food poisoning after they ate food prepared ... Read more...

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Gujarat observes 10th anniversary of 2001 earthquake


January 26th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bhuj (Gujarat), Jan 26 (ANI): As the nation celebrates its 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday, people here observed the 10th anniversary of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake that killed around 30,000 people.The city ... Read more...

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Mystery killer virus identified in Ahmedabad


January 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The mystery virus that created a panic of sorts among the medical fraternity in Ahmedabad following the death of a patient, her consulting doctor and nurse, has been ... Read more...

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Bhopal junior doctors end strike (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in two city hospitals ended their strike late Tuesday evening after expressing satisfaction at security arrangements in their hospital and assurance by the health department for ... Read more...

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Bhopal junior doctors to continue strike


January 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in two city hospitals announced Tuesday that their strike, demanding protection inside the hospital, will continue indefinitely after talks with the health minister failed. The ... Read more...

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MCD plans online dengue, chikungunya reports


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) plans to go online with its daily status reports on diseases like dengue and chikungunya whereby private and government city hospitals ... Read more...

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High intensity blast hits Karachi, casualties feared (Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) A high intensity blast targeting a police station in Pakistan's southern port city Karachi Thursday damaged several buildings, leaving many injured, a media report said.Geo ... Read more...

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Three die of swine flu in Delhi


September 7th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Three people infected with swine flu died in the capital Tuesday, taking the toll due to the deadly virus to 38, a health official said, adding that ... Read more...

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Youth succumbs to injuries received in dahi-handi fest


September 5th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) A youth injured during the dahi-handi celebrations to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna died Sunday, becoming this year's first fatality of the festival, police said. Kishore Kamble ... Read more...

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Quetta grieved day after blast


September 4th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A day after a deadly blast targeting a Shia procession killed 73 people and injured over 150 others in Quetta, the Pakistani city Saturday wore a ... Read more...

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Delhi government acts to curb dengue


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi government has swung into action to contain the rise in dengue cases by issuing a host of advisories and announcing several services while urging Delhiites ... Read more...

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Court wants cashless medical facility restored


August 10th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Coming to rescue of medical insurance policy holders, the Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered the insurance regulator to ensure that cashless facility is not denied to customers ... Read more...

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Toll in Karachi riots rises to 73 (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The toll in the violence that broke out in the Pakistani port city of Karachi following the murder of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) legislator ... Read more...

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15 killed in Iraq violence


August 4th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 30 injured in triple car bomb explosions Tuesday in Iraq, an interior ministry source said. The incident took place in the afternoon ... Read more...

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‘Improve dialysis facilities for Delhi’s HIV-positive patients’


July 11th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High court has directed the central government to chalk out a plan with the Delhi government to increase the number of city hospitals offering dialysis ... Read more...

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West Bengal government wants to cremate Gyaneshwari victims


June 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government would seek permission from the court to cremate the decomposed unidentified bodies of victims of the Gyaneshwari Express derailment kept at mortuaries in city ... Read more...

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Month after Pune blast, police still clueless


March 13th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 13 (IANS) A month after a blast ripped through an upscale eatery in Pune's Koregaon Park killing 17 people, police and investigating agencies are yet to make any significant breakthrough ... Read more...

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One more succumbs in Pune blast, toll 16


February 24th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 24 (IANS) A 21-year-old Sudanese student succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the Feb 13 Pune terror blast, raising the toll to 16, police said here Wednesday. The victim - ... Read more...

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Two more succumb in Pune blast, toll 15 (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 21 (IANS) Two students succumbed here Sunday morning to their injuries sustained in the Feb 13 Pune terror blast, taking the toll to 15, police said. A 24-year-old student Vikas Suresh ... Read more...

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Kolkata youth succumbs, Pune blast toll 14 (Lead)


February 21st, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 21 (IANS) A 23-year-old student from Kolkata, who was injured in the Feb 13 terror blast, died at a hospital here early Sunday, taking the toll to 14. Rajeev Agarwal ... Read more...

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Kolkata youth succumbs, Pune blast toll 14


February 21st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 21 (IANS) A 23-year-old student from Kolkata, who was injured in the Feb 13 terror blast, died in a hospital here early Sunday, taking the toll to 14. Rajeev Agarwal was ... Read more...

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Police zero in on four Pune blast suspects


February 17th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 17 (IANS) In what is being considered a significant breakthrough, Pune police have zeroed in on four suspects who could be responsible for the Feb 13 terror blast at the ... Read more...

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Delhi student succumbs to Pune blast injuries


February 17th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 17 (IANS) A student from New Delhi, Aditya Jaiprakash Mehta, who was injured in Saturday's terror blast here, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital here early Wednesday, police said. According ... Read more...

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Pune toll is 10, police divided over alleged arrests (Roundup)


February 16th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 16 (IANS) The death toll in the Pune terror attack rose to 10 Tuesday as a college student succumbed to his burn injuries while a police officer denied a ... Read more...

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