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S.S. Rajamouli pledges to donate organs


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli recently pledged to donate his organs.On a recent visit to Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, the filmmaker was so inspired and moved by ... Read more...

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Court asks MCI to grant additional seats in Telangana colleges


July 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant 50 additional MBBS seats each to three medical colleges under ... Read more...

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Drops of benevolence turn into ocean of charity (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) Small acts of benevolence have turned into an ocean of charity in Himachal Pradesh.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's request to people to contribute generously towards ... Read more...

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Hyderabad builder arrested for cheating DLF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday arrested top builder Gowri Shankar Gupta for cheating construction and real estate major DLF to the tune of over Rs.300 crore.Gupta, owner of ... Read more...

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Himachal court questions government on ailing cancer centre


May 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed the state government to file a reply on why posts of medical physicists and physicist technicians in the regional ... Read more...

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Six die as car falls into gorge in Himachal


April 27th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 27 (IANS) Four members of a family were among six people killed Friday when a car they were travelling in rolled down into a gorge near Dhami, about ... Read more...

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Second swine flu death reported in Himachal


April 25th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has reported its second death this year due to swine flu, a health official said Wednesday.A 66-year-old woman from Shimla district died Monday evening ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Himachal


April 7th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman, who tested positive for swine flu, died in Shimla Saturday, the first death in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said."The victim, ... Read more...

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2,000 new cancer cases in Himachal in last one year


April 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 new cases of cancer have been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past one year, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Thursday."As many ... Read more...

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Swine flu reported in Himachal


April 5th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman tested positive for swine flu in Shimla Wednesday, the first case in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said here."The victim, a ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress chief injured in accident


December 6th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Congress chief Kaul Singh was seriously injured when his vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on the outskirts of this ... Read more...

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Lack of syringes hits Himachal’s HIV tests


October 13th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) After condoms, it is now disposable syringes that are in short supply in Himachal Pradesh, severely hitting the state's AIDS control programme.For over three months, the ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Infected mite cause 12 deaths in Himachal


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) Twelve patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have died in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official statement ... Read more...

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Nine more test positive for scrub typhus in Shimla


August 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Nine patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have been reported here in this Himachal Pradesh capital, an ... Read more...

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Dhumal discharged from AIIMS


June 9th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi last week, was discharged ... Read more...

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Himachal chief minister admitted to Delhi hospital


June 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, who was indisposed for the past three days, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in ... Read more...

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Six Delhi residents killed in Himachal accident


June 4th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Six people from Delhi were killed in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district Saturday evening, police said.All the six, hailing from Narela in Delhi, ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Himachal accident (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 21 injured when a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Himachal ... Read more...

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Man injured in monkey attack in Shimla


January 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) A man was seriously injured Monday in a brutal attack by a monkey on the premises of the historical Hanuman Temple on the picturesque Jakhu hills of Shimla, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police insensitive, corrupt, says women’s panel


December 28th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Women's Commission has accused the state police of being insensitive and corrupt in dealing with cases of abuse and assaults on women. There have been unreasonable delays ... Read more...

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Girl burnt by alleged rapist dies after 13 days


December 17th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 17 (IANS) A girl set afire by her alleged rapist succumbed to her injuries in a hospital in the steel city of Jamshedpur after 13 days Friday, a doctor said."Despite ... Read more...

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Super-speciality hospital to come up in Himachal


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad will lay the foundation stone of a super-speciality hospital in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, a state minister ... Read more...

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Need medical help at Shimla airport? Wait for 40 minutes!


October 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) In case of an emergency at the Shimla airport, you will have to wait for more than half an hour for medical assistance, a mock drill conducted by ... Read more...

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One more swine flu case in Himachal


August 29th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) A woman who recently returned from Gujarat has tested positive for swine flu in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh, taking the number of H1N1 cases in the state ... Read more...

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One more swine flu case in Himachal


August 27th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) A man has tested positive for swine flu in Himachal Pradesh, taking the number of H1N1 cases in the state to 10 this year, an official said Friday. "A ... Read more...

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Five killed in Himachal accident


August 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Five people were killed and seven others injured when their mini-truck collided with a stationary lorry in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, police said Friday. The victims were mostly from ... Read more...

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Man dies of swine flu in Himachal Pradesh


August 19th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) A 34-year-old man died of swine flu in Shimla Thursday, the first death in Himachal Pradesh in more than three months, a health official said. "The victim, Anil Kumar, ... Read more...

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Bus rolls down Himachal gorge, 24 killed (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Twenty-four people were killed and 29 injured when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot deep gorge Thursday evening near this Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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19 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Nineteen people were killed and 12 injured near this Himachal Pradesh capital when a private bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge Thursday, police said. It ... Read more...

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No swine flu case in Himachal since April


August 17th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 17 (IANS) No case of swine flu has been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past more than three months, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Tuesday. "No case of swine ... Read more...

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Villagers lynch man on suspicion of being Maoist


July 28th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 28 (IANS) One man was beaten to death and two people were injured on suspicion of being Maoists by villagers of Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, police said Wednesday. "The residents of ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Order on accused’s bail likely Wednesday


July 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday decided to deliver its order later on the cancellation of bail granted to four medical students accused of ragging first year student ... Read more...

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Diarrhoea outbreak in Shimla, one dies


July 16th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) At least 150 people were affected after diarrhoea broke out in this Himachal Pradesh capital, officials said Thursday. One death has been reported so far. "More than 100 people ... Read more...

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Murder accused, lover commit suicide in Shimla (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) A man accused of murder in Chhattisgarh and his girlfriend committed suicide at a hotel in the Himachal Pradesh capital here Monday, police said. "Sudheesh Singh, 30, who was ... Read more...

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