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Prenatal pesticide exposure, childhood cough are linked


September 6th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Children exposed to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide (PBO) in their mother's womb have heightened risk of non-infectious cough, when they reach the age ... Read more...

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Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

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Elliott battled bad throat on stage


August 25th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS)Singer Joe Elliott apologised to his fans for cutting short his Ney York concert as he was battling bad throat.The Deff Leapord singer was not feeling ... Read more...

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Measles kills four kids, affects over 80 in Odisha


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) An outbreak of measles has killed four children and affected over 80 people - mostly young ones aged below five - in Odisha's Rayagada district in ... Read more...

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Now Alba calmer, rational mother


April 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba believes she is more rational and calm as a mother with her younger daughter, Haven.The 30-year-old has two daughters - Honor, three, ... Read more...

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Odisha moonshine toll is 30 (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The death toll caused by a spurious drink has touched 30 in Odisha, a senior official said Wednesday.The victims, mostly poor men from Cuttack and Khordha ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 29 in Odisha, 10 held (Night Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 29 people died and about 40 others were battling for their lives in hospitals in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with drugs, officials ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 29 in Odisha, 10 held (Fourth Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 29 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with drugs, officials said Wednesday. A total of 10 people have been arrested.The victims ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 26 in Odisha, probe ordered (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 26 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with medicines, officials said Wednesday. A total of eight people have been arrested.The victims ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 24 in Odisha (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 24 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with medicines, authorities said.The victims from Cuttack and Khordha districts fell ill Tuesday after ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 19 in Odisha (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 19 people died in Odisha and more than a dozen others were battling for life after consuming medicines as a substitute for liquor, officials ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast: Team Anna ready to tackle health emergency


December 27th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna is not taking any chances with 74-year-old Anna Hazare's health as he prepares to launch a three-day hunger strike here for a strong ... Read more...

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Hazare fit to fast: Doctor


December 26th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 26 (IANS) A day before Anna Hazare is to begin his three day fast in Mumbai to push for a strong Lokpal bill, a doctor ... Read more...

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Hazare to reach Mumbai by Monday evening


December 26th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Amid contradictory reports on his health, Anna Hazare was expected to reach Mumbai Monday evening where preparations for his three-day fast are on."He (Hazare) will ... Read more...

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Five die of mite disease in Meghalaya


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) At least five people have died of of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Meghalaya in the past three ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Infected mite cause 12 deaths in Himachal


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) Twelve patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have died in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official statement ... Read more...

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Nine more test positive for scrub typhus in Shimla


August 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Nine patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have been reported here in this Himachal Pradesh capital, an ... Read more...

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R Kelly vows to sing soon


August 12th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer R. Kelly has vowed to return to singing after his successful throat surgery.The "I Believe I Can Fly" hitmaker was rushed for an emergency throat ... Read more...

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29 child labourers rescued from Delhi


July 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Twentynine child labourers, forced to work in inhuman conditions for around 15 hours daily, were rescued by a team of Delhi Police along with labour ... Read more...

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For M.F. Husain, Shahnaz Husain was empress Noor Jahan (With Images)


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Beauty expert Shahnaz Husain was Mughal empress Noor Jahan to celebrated artist and distant cousin Maqbool Fida Husain, who painted her like the Muslim queen ... Read more...

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Elderly more prone to community-acquired pneumonia


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), which causes difficulty in breathing, fever, chest pains and cough, is the leading cause of infectious death among the elderly.New research at The ... Read more...

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US kids get measles after travelling abroad


May 6th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) A growing number of US kids have been infected with measles after travelling abroad, health officials said.Up to 39 percent of measles cases in the ... Read more...

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Men in Delhi Metro ladies coach cough up Rs.500,000 fine


May 4th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) They stepped into the ladies' coach in Delhi Metro and paid for it. More than Rs.500,000 have been collected in fines from over 2,500 men ... Read more...

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44 scrub typhus deaths in Himachal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Forty-four deaths were reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past two years due to scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease caused by the bite of an infected ... Read more...

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‘Labour Behind the Label’ wants to ban ‘killer sandblasted jeans’


March 21st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group is calling on some top fashion companies to as a matter of urgency ban the production of sandblasted jeans. The group, Labour Behind The Label, ... Read more...

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Warm day but slightly chilly evening in Delhi (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A misty but sunny morning gave way to a warm day for Delhiites Friday. The evening was, however, chilly. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the ... Read more...

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$61m anti-smoking ad campaign set to be launched Down Under


January 30th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): A 61-million-dollar anti-smoking advertising campaign linking a smoker's cough to lung cancer is set to be launched in Australia.The message funded by the federal government is graphic and ... Read more...

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Demand for woolen garments increases in J-K


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 23 (ANI): The demand for woolen garments and winters caps has gone up in Jammu and Kashmir with continuous fall in temperature this season.Cap dealers and cap makers are doing ... Read more...

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Gas leak in Maharashtra, over 10 hospitalised


January 18th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) More than 10 people were hospitalised Tuesday after a chlorine gas leak in an effluent treatment plant in Pimpri-Chinchwad located on the outskirts of this Maharashtra city, police ... Read more...

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Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4: Madhuri Dixit Special


January 18th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4' is having a Madhuri tribute this week and the participants are all geared up to give their best shot by performing on hit numbers from Madhuri’s ... Read more...

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Instructions on over-the-counter medicines for kids found to be ‘confusing’


December 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that instructions on boxes and bottles of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for children in the United States are confusing and hard for parents to ... Read more...

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Immigration bringing TB back to Britain


November 4th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Fuelled by overseas immigration, tuberculosis has reared its head after 30 years in Britain.There were 9,040 infections last year, the highest recorded since 1979 when there were 9,266 ... Read more...

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Over-the-counter cold remedies can lead to drowsiness


November 1st, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Over-the-counter cough and cold remedies could make you drowsy, similar to being drunk, and unsafe on the roads, warn doctors.Over-the-counter medication, as well as prescription drugs, can lead ... Read more...

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Study: Bitter receptors in lungs may be a boon for asthma patients


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by researchers from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in Baltimore has revealed that the human lungs and airways also contain bitter receptors.The ... Read more...

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