emergency services

33 people rescued from flash floods in Kashmir


September 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) Thirty-three people caught in flash floods were rescued after a seven-hour operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Sunday, an official said.Aamir Ali, incharge of the ... Read more...

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Ganga Ram Trust chairman dead


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Tej Ram, chairman of the Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, which runs Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, died here Monday of a brain haemorrhage, a ... Read more...

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Peruvian Woman Severs Cheating Boyfriend’s Organ


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Peru, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Peru sliced her boyfriend’s penis while he slept and threw it down the toilet. The reason as to why the woman did this is ... Read more...

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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi to have 200-bed hospital


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved the construction of a 200-bed hospital at a cost of over Rs.200 crore, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."We have decided ... Read more...

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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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A million British workers pumped up with drugs


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain are pumped up with drugs, a study suggests.Statistics from a drug-testing firm have revealed that around one in 30 employees ... Read more...

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Autistic teenager dies as tanning spray sets off fire


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An autistic teenager in Britain died of significant burns after catching fire by self-tanning spray during his birthday party, according to police.Police are probing if the ... Read more...

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Man calls 911 over a wrong sandwich


June 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rother McLennon sure takes his food, rather seriously. And that is because he had placed an order with a deli for a sandwich, consisting of “little turkey ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Wolves kill zoo keeper at Swedish zoo


June 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) A woman keeper at a popular Swedish zoo has died under mysterious circumstances after a group of eight wolves mauled her in their enclosure.According to police, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Missouri woman pays fine for calling 911 about the collapse of her dog


June 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Missouri resident has been forced to pay a $100 fine for calling the emergency services to report that her 140-pound Great Dane had suffered a seizure. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire


June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Employees’ strike cripples work in J&K; offices


May 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Work in most government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was crippled by the employees' three-day strike that started here Thursday, an official said."Work in all ... Read more...

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Reporter murdered in Mexico


April 30th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), April 30 (IANS/EFE) The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house. She had been strangled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two killed in Lahore station blast (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 injured when a powerful blast ripped through the Lahore railway station Tuesday, media ... Read more...

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Two killed in Lahore railway station blast (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 others injured Tuesday in a powerful blast that ripped through the Lahore railway ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New mobile needs no recharging for 15 years


March 6th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Forget about recharging the £60; SpareOne basic mobile phone, running on single AA battery, for the next 15 years, for use as a backup phone.The ... Read more...

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Three die in Peru mining accident


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Three workers trapped by a cave-in at a mine in central Peru are dead, an official said.Jose Luis Vicuna, the regional emergency services chief, Friday identified ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Andhra


February 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh were restored Wednesday as the junior doctors called off their strike after the government promised to address their ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike continues in Andhra


February 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Emergency services in Andhra Pradesh's government-run hospitals remained crippled Sunday as junior doctors demanding hike in stipend continued their strike, causing severe inconvenience to patients. Five ... Read more...

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10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Eight die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals


February 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least eight patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors to intensify strike


February 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh are likely to be hit with junior doctors Friday deciding to intensify their strike.With the government ruling out ... Read more...

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Singapore woman spends two-and-a-half years on toilet seat


January 24th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A Chinese woman in Singapore has claimed to have spent two-and-a-half years on the toilet seat of her house, feeling some strong force holding her down ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A mobile phone with a battery life of 15 years!


January 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) SpareOne's mobile phone comes with a battery life of 15 years, whether you charge it or not and is designed for emergencies.It runs on one AA ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu doctors strike work over killing of colleague


January 5th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Government doctors in Tamil Nadu went on a strike Wednesday protesting against the killing of a lady doctor T. Sethulakshmi working in the Employees State Insurance ... Read more...

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Blast rips through Nigerian church on Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An explosion ripped through a Catholic church during the Christmas service near Nigeria's capital Sunday, causing deaths and injuries, officials said.The blast hit St. Theresa ... Read more...

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Colombia pipeline blast kills 11


December 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Eleven people were killed and 81 injured Friday when a gasoline pipeline exploded in the west-central Colombian town of Dosquebradas, authorities said."It's a very sad morning," ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in mid-air collision in Britain (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A pilot was killed and two others suffered injuries after two light aircraft collided in Britain Sunday, a media report said.The accident occurred at about 2 ... Read more...

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Three women, child killed in Argentine apartment


November 28th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of three women and an 11-year-old girl were found in an apartment in the Argentine city of La Plata, police said Sunday.They had ... Read more...

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Plane crashes in eastern China, casualties unknown


November 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by BNO News
LISHUI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A plane crashed near a city in eastern China on early Monday evening, state-run media reported on Tuesday, but only few details were released. It is unknown ... Read more...

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35 injured in multiple vehicle collision in Britain


November 5th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Some people were killed and around 35 were injured in a multiple vehicle crash involving as many as 27 cars and lorries on a motorway in ... Read more...

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