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Experts to study cause of bird flu outbreak


March 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 17 (IANS) Worried at the frequent outbreak of bird flu and its effect on the poultry industry, the Tripura government has decided to urge the central government to ... Read more...

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Dead crows in Jharkhand raise fears of avian virus


November 29th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Crows are dropping dead in cities and towns across Jharkhand since the last fortnight due to a mysterious disease. The state authorities have warned people not ... Read more...

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Three bomb explosions in southern Thailand kill 2


June 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A series of three bomb explosions in Thailand's restive southern region killed at least two people and injured another 13, officials said Friday. The bomb explosions occurred in ... Read more...

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Bihar’s mystery disease identified as toll rises to 41


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The mystery disease that has rocked Bihar and killed six more children by Thursday morning, has at last been identified. It is encephalitis, an official ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills three more in Bihar (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Three more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 35, officials said Wednesday.Two children died after contracting high fever followed ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills two more in Bihar


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Two more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 34 in the state, officials said Wednesday.The children died after reporting ... 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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Experts examine damaged vessel on Hooghly river


November 24th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Experts from a private agency in Mumbai Wednesday examined the container ship stranded in the Hooghly river after it collided with another container vessel in West Bengal's South ... Read more...

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38 infected with anthrax in Bangladesh


August 20th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 38 people have been detected with anthrax, three weeks after they consumed beef from two infected cows in a village in Bangladesh, an offical said. The incident ... Read more...

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Risking all for scrap - all in a day’s work in Mayapuri junkyard


April 15th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Seven colleagues lie in hospital battling the severe after effects of exposure to radioactive Cobalt 60 found in medical waste, but scrap dealers in west ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source found in Delhi, cops to scan area (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was found in a scrap market of west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another Cobalt 60 source was found and ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source found; hospitalised victims to be discharged soon (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was found in a scrap market in west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another Cobalt 60 source was found and ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source discovered in Mayapuri


April 14th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was discovered in a scrap market in west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another source containing Cobalt 60 ... Read more...

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Captured terrorist to be tried in special court (Lead)


December 17th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai mayhem, will be tried in a special court to ensure a speedy trial, the Maharashtra government ... Read more...

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And dirty flows the Ganga in pilgrim town Varanasi (Letter from Varanasi)


June 17th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai Varanasi, June 17 (IANS) Visitors to Varanasi, hoping for a holy dip in the Ganga, might well have to share the water with buffaloes. Or they might come across a ... Read more...

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May 12 earthquake harmed Chinas cultural heritage


June 17th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The 8.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Sichuan province on May 12, left many intangible cultural heritage relics severely damaged, the Chinese Cultural Ministry has disclosed. Fourteen national-level ... Read more...

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No radiation leaks in China’s quake zone: Official


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 23 (Xinhua) No radiation leaks have been detected in the nuclear facilities in southwest China's quake-hit zone, but 15 radiation "sources" are still inaccessible, the government said Friday. "We did ... Read more...

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Sichuan cultural relics lost in earthquake


May 23rd, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI) The Chinese State Administration of Cultural Heritage has stated this week that sixty-five cultural relics under state protection and 119 under provincial protection in Sichuan province ... Read more...

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Landslides during China quake results in formation of 21 lakes


May 19th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Beijing , May 19 (ANI): Massive landslides resulting from the strong earthquake of 7.8 magnitude last Monday in southwest China , have led to the formation of at least 21 lakes ... Read more...

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