emergency preparedness and response

India’s n-power programme to follow highest safety standards: PM


March 27th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) With India set to expand nuclear energy generation to 62,000 MW by 2032, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the highest standards of safety and ... Read more...

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WHO takes India off polio endemic list (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, as it was taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World ... Read more...

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WHO takes India off polio endemic list, says Azad


February 25th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, as it was taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World ... Read more...

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Any new polio cases to be public health emergency: Azad


February 18th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) With India reporting no polio cases last year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said there will be zero tolerance for any new case ... Read more...

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A year of no polio: India triumphs, but risks remains (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India has reason to smile on the polio front, especially on Jan 13. Not only will it achieve a big milestone of no new case ... Read more...

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A year of no polio: India triumphs, but risks remains


January 11th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, especially on Jan 13. Not only will it achieve a major milestone of no new ... Read more...

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India determined to eradicate polio: minister


December 9th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With only one case of polio being reported in India this year, the government is hoping to eradicate the paralytic disease completely, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Dhumal for quake drill in schools


December 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 7 (IANS) With the hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh being prone to earthquakes and floods, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday directed school and hospital authorities in the ... Read more...

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India committed to eradicate polio: Azad


September 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India is committed to eradicating polio from the country and several initiatives are being taken to prevent the highly infectious disease from spreading, union Health ... Read more...

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No relief work possible as Jacobabad airstrip under US control, Pak Senate panel told


August 19th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.19 (ANI): In a disclosure that questions the Pakistan government's efforts to cope with devastating floods, the country's senate standing committee on health has said that relief and rescue operations in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

RAW — Update on Administration-wide response efforts in the Gulf Coast


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Officials on Saturday released the following statement regarding the Administration-wide response efforts in the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill."The response to the BP Oil Spill ... Read more...

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Seminar on containment of avian flu held in Siliguri


January 16th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), Jan 16 (ANI): A two-day seminar titled 'Strengthening cross border emergency preparedness and response mechanism for HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza)' was organised in Siliguri here to prepare against ... Read more...

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16 Israeli companies to attend Delhi defence expo


October 9th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A delegation of 16 leading Israeli companies will participate in INDESEC Expo 2009 on homeland security to be held here Oct 11-13, a statement said Friday. The ... Read more...

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