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Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

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India condemns attack on US consulate in Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Washington's envoy and other US officials."We are deeply shocked at ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Speed-detecting cameras help save lives: UAE study


September 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) A vast majority of drivers in the UAE - around 71 percent - don't see speed detecting cameras as a money-making scheme, says a survey ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 8th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data ... Read more...

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Three die of deadly West Nile virus in Serbia


September 8th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) At least three people have died in Serbia from the West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes and causes brain inflammation. The virus was first ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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British granny catches deadliest snake by hood


September 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A 57-year-old grandmother in Britain who came across a snake in her garden simply picked it up with kitchen tongs and put it in a chocolate ... Read more...

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PM condoles Sivakasi fire victims


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday expressed deep shock over the Sivakasi firecracker tragedy in Tamil Nadu and condoled the deaths in the accident."The ... 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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Bengal dengue toll goes up to 3, confirmed cases 638


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kolkata, the dengue epidemic has claimed its third victim in the state, the health department said Saturday. The ... 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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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year


August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Hantavirus warning to 1,700 Yosemite campers


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The authorities of the Yosemite National Park have cautioned 1700 visitors who were hosted there on a camping season that they might have been infected by a deadly virus. They discovered this ... Read more...

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Mumbai dogs bite people more than 200 times in a day


August 28th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Aug 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogs are commonly regarded as friends of men but through an incident that occurred in Mumbai, this statement has been proven wrong. Mumbai dogs are alleged to ... Read more...

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FIR against Sikar government hospital head


August 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in ... Read more...

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13 held in Turkey for blast that killed nine


August 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 24 (IANS) Thirteen suspects have been detained in connection with a car bombing during Eid-ul-Fitr in Turkey that killed nine people, including four children, officials said Friday.Erdal Ata, ... Read more...

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Venezuela prison brawl toll rises to 26


August 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in last weekend's battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas has risen to 26, said authorities.The initial casualty ... Read more...

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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine


August 20th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.The stampede at the Pir Jo ... Read more...

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Two more children drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Two boys drowned while swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said. This takes to eight the number of deaths in similar ... Read more...

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Dallas declares emergency over west Nile virus


August 17th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dallas County has declared a state of emergency after suffering 10 deaths from the west Nile virus. The announcement has set the stage for the stage for ... Read more...

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Collision causes wipeout at 350-year-old Italian horse race


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) A massive collision at a 350-year-old horse race in Italy, that may be the world's oldest continuing race, forced 60 percent of the participants to bow ... Read more...

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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Amarnath board gets more time to submit report


August 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday called for "constructive steps" to improve medical and other facilities for pilgrims going for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Infectious diseases killed nearly 1,700 Chinese in July


August 7th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Infectious diseases killed a total of 1,669 people in China last month, with AIDS accounting for 70 percent of the deaths, the health ministry said Tuesday.As ... Read more...

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Pakistan concerned over Muslim deaths in Myanmar


August 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday expressed deep concern over the loss of life and property of Rohingya Muslims in ethnic clashes in Myanmar.The clashes took ... Read more...

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30 peacocks die in Greater Noida


August 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) As many as 30 peacocks have died here in the last 15 days due to unknown reasons, say villagers and veterinarians.Ten peacocks died ... Read more...

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Typhoon-triggered storms kill 14 in China


August 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 14 people have died after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China's eastern coastal region over the weekend, officials said Monday.Five people died and ... Read more...

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US embassy mourns Sikh deaths in Winconsin


August 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US embassy Tuesday mourned the deaths of six Sikhs in a gurdwara attack in Wisconsin and said it was "deeply saddened" by the reckless ... Read more...

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West Nile virus hits US, four dead


August 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The US has been badly hit by mosquito-borne West Nile virus, with 241 cases of the disease, including four deaths, reported nationwide so far this year, ... Read more...

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China vows mining safety


August 4th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China will launch a nationwide campaign to improve safety at its mining facilities, the government announced Friday.The three-year campaign is aimed at regulating mining activity and ... Read more...

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20 Palestinians killed in Syria attack


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 Palestinians died near Damascus Friday when government forces fired mortar rounds into a refugee camp near the capital, al-Arabiya news channel reported.Overnight fighting ... Read more...

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