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Brush up your British history, prospective immigrants told


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Prospective immigrants to Britain will now be expected to be first familiarise themselves with the country's basic history.A handbook for foreigners taking the immigration test puts ... Read more...

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36 nurses get Florence Nightingale Award


May 12th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Thirty-six nurses from across India were Saturday honoured by President Pratibha Patil with the National Florence Nightingale Awards. This included Aruna Kumari, a midwife ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale sexually repressed: BBC


September 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The BBC has been accused of demeaning Florence Nightingale by labelling her as a "manipulative, neurotic and sexually repressed woman", a media report said Wednesday.Experts have ... Read more...

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I wanted to become a nurse: Dikshit


September 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Inspired by Florence Nightingale during her school days, she had wanted to become a nurse. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said this Tuesday while addressing ... Read more...

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Indian nurses appreciated globally: President Patil


May 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said that Indian nurses do good work and their services are appreciated in India and the world over."On this occasion, ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale’s letter on display


November 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A letter written by legendry nurse Florence Nightangale, who served British soldiers during Crimean War over 150 years ago, has been put on display at a university in ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher named world’s most influential woman


November 1st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been named as the most influential woman in the world, according to a new survey.Thatcher picked up almost a third ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher is ‘world’s most influential woman’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): It seems that women would rather follow in the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher than Angelina Jolie, as the former has topped the list of most influential women ... Read more...

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Actress Helena Bonham Carter is related to Florence Nightingale


August 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 116 (ANI): English actress Helena Bonham Carter bears a striking resemblance to some sketches of Florence Nightingale and her cousin, and now we know why-the two are related.The 44-year-old star ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale’s walk home ‘could be a myth’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Florence Nightingale's famous lone walk home under the cover of darkness after the Crimean War may never have happened, a local historian has claimed.According to the historian, who ... Read more...

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Healing with a smile, sacrificing their comfort, personal life


May 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) They carry on the legacy of Florence Nightingale serving with a smile in the battle against disease and death. Tending to the ailing and the maimed is ... Read more...

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Need more nurses for better health care: Vice president


May 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Calling shortage of nursing personnel as a major impediment for the health sector, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Wednesday called for introspection on the reasons for nursing ... Read more...

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UAE to observe International Nurses Day


May 7th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will observe International Nurses Day May 12. The theme this year is "Nurses: Together For Healthier Lives".The day is celebrated in memory ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale to be honoured with her own chapel in Westminster Abbey


May 1st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1(ANI): Florence Nightingale, historically an English nurse, writer and statistician is to be commemorated alongside saints, kings and poets to become the first commoner to have a chapel named after ... Read more...

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I’ll work till I’m immobile: Florence Nightingale of Bhubaneswar (Feature, With Image)


January 20th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) In 1998, Shashiprabha Devi stood outside the Capital Hospital here with a strange request. A week into retirement, she wanted to return to her job ... Read more...

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President for improving nurse-patient ratio in India


May 12th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday stressed the need to improve the nurse-patient ratio in India that is facing a shortage of over one million nurses. "Nurses can contribute ... Read more...

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Nurses to play key role in providing primary healthcare to all: President


May 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday said nurses have a key role to play in achieving the national objective of providing primary healthcare to all.Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill’’s ”black dog” wouldn”t have let him be Brit PM today


February 10th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Winston Churchill would have never become the British Prime Minister had he been alive today, says Alastair Campbell, former PM Tony Blair''s director of communications. He said that ... Read more...

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Previously unseen pic of Florence Nightingales final days up for grabs


September 11th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): A previously unseen photograph of Florence Nightingale clicked during the final days of her life will be auctioned in November. In Lizzie Caswall Smiths historic shot, the ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill omitted from Whos Who of British history


August 11th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): He might have led Britain to victory in the Second World War, but the new history seems to have forgotten Prime Minister Winston Churchill.A team of ... Read more...

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President Patil calls for nurses to be respected, encouraged and recognised


May 13th, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Presenting the National Awards to Nursing Personnel here on Monday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said that the nursing profession needs to be given more respect, recognition ... Read more...

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