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Soccer player dies during match in Brazil


July 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a ... Read more...

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12 plants closed in China after lead found in kids’ blood


July 8th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Twelve industrial plants in eastern China's Jiangxi province were temporarily shut down Sunday after more than a dozen children were found to have excessive levels of ... Read more...

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Encephalitis toll rises to 18


June 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed three more children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts, taking the death toll in eight days to 18, officials said Monday.Nearly a ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 15 kids in Bihar


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed 15 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts in the last week, officials said Saturday.The mosquito-borne disease, which claimed nearly 150 lives ... Read more...

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Battered Bangalore baby dies, father faces murder charge (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl battered by her father who wanted a son, died Wednesday in a hospital here after battling for life for several days. ... Read more...

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Battered baby Afreen still critical: Doctors


April 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old baby girl battered by her father as he wanted a son, continues to be on ventilator and has been getting convulsions, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vasco da Gama’s young player dies on field


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 10 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's 14-year-old player Wendel Junio Venancio da Silva suffered what appeared to be a heart stroke during the team's under-15 football practice ... Read more...

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Parker replaces Moore in ‘Lovelace’ biopic


January 28th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has replaced Demi Moore in the biopic of porn star Linda Lovelace.Moore, 49, dropped out of the biopic starring Amanda ... Read more...

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Youth cries for justice in Kapil Sibal’s poetry session


January 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) When a minister romances with literature in public space, the stage sizzles with political drama.A young man, who described himself as one of the millions ... Read more...

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Police hunt for man handing out poisoned drinks at Berlin Christmas markets


December 10th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the German capital of Berlin are searching for a man who is handing out poisoned drinks at the city's popular Christmas markets, officials said on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis kills 68 kids in Gaya


October 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With six more deaths, Japanese encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 68 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last 50 days, an official said Monday.Six ... Read more...

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Of loss, and love for a 30,000-member ‘green family’ (Feature)


October 17th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The death of his wife and his young son left him completely shattered and he even contemplated suicide. But today, Bhaiyaram, 40, a farmer in Uttar ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five children


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 30, ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five in Bihar


September 10th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 16, an ... Read more...

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WHO experts investigate Bihar’s mystery disease


June 24th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Health experts, including a team of the World Health Organisation (WHO), are visiting villages in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district to investigate the cause of mystery disease that ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills four more in Bihar (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Four more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the death toll to 32. A central team examined patients to identify the ailment, ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills four more in Bihar


June 21st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Four more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 32, officials said Tuesday.The children died after reporting ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease kills 13 children in Bihar


June 18th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Thirteen children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the past five days, officials said Saturday. Of these, five children succumbed in ... Read more...

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600 people affected by lead poisoning in China


June 12th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Over 600 people, including 103 children, in an eastern China province have been found to have "dangerously high" levels of lead in their blood, health officials ... Read more...

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High levels of lead found in 99 Chinese kids


May 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) Excessive levels of lead have been found in more than 300 people, including 99 children, in a province in eastern China, officials said.The legal representative for ... Read more...

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Fungus turn rainforest ants into zombies


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A parasitic fungus that infects tropical carpenter ants inhabiting rainforest canopies turns them into zombies. These ants become erratic and zombie-like, whom the fungus manipulates into ... Read more...

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Three dead, 10 ill after eating hotel food


April 26th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) Three people, including a woman and a nine-year-old girl, died and 10 others were taken seriously ill after eating food from a hotel in Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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2cm bullet removed from Chinese farmer head after 23 years!


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Surgeons have removed a two-centimetre bullet from the head of a Chinese farmer after 23 years.In 1988 Wang Tianqing, who lives in Zhangjiakouin city in northern China's Hebei ... Read more...

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Bullet removed from man’s brain after 23 years


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A bullet lodged in the head of a farmer in China for the past 23 years has now been surgically removed, it was reported here.Wang Tianqing, ... Read more...

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Knut the polar bear was killed by a stroke


March 27th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A post-mortem report has revealed that Knut, the world's most famous polar bear, was killed by a stroke.According to the report, the four-year-old bear died from a brain ... Read more...

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No small pox in Jharkhand: Officials (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 23 (IANS) Rumours of small pox resurfacing in Jharkhand turned out to be false with health officials Wednesday categorically rejecting the claims of local media and attributing the ... Read more...

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Four of family seriously ill after eating flour


February 18th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Four members of a family, who fell ill after consuming chapatis made of contaminated flour in Ghaziabad, were still in a critical condition, police said Thursday. The owners ... Read more...

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Carrie Fisher has electric shock therapy to help her battle depression


February 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Actress Carrie Fisher has revealed that she has electro-shock therapy once every six weeks to help her cope with chronic depression.The 54-year-old 'Star Wars' legend told Oprah ... Read more...

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Over 200 children have excessive lead levels in eastern China


January 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
HEFEI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 200 children on Wednesday were found to have dangerous high levels of lead in their blood after tests in eastern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Excessive lead levels found in 200 Chinese kids


January 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Medical tests have shown that over 200 children in a Chinese province have dangerously high levels of lead in their blood.The Anhui Provincial Children's Hospital in east China ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nintendo warns ‘3D game console could harm eyesight of kids under 6′


January 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Japanese firm Nintendo has issued a warning that children under the age of six should not play its new console in 3D as it may harm their eyesight.The ... Read more...

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