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Immunity boosting vitamin can fight superbugs


August 28th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A common vitamin may potentially provide a powerful tool to fight 'superbugs', antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus infections that health experts view as a threat to public health.The research ... Read more...

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Asking women what they want: A step to improve maternal health


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Was the labour room clean, was the medical staff polite and caring, were the mother and baby looked after properly? These are among questions proposed ... Read more...

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President asks Mizoram to activate Chakma health centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The president's secretariat has asked the Mizoram government to activate a primary health centre, constructed 20 years ago in Mizoram's Chakma tribal-inhabited region but non-operational ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks one pound a day for hospital


July 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Health Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey has urged doctors from Bihar living in Britain to donate one pound every day to help build a super speciality health ... Read more...

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Bihar engineer in Saudi custody: Government to SC (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood had been detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities on suspicion of terror links.Additional ... Read more...

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Saudi authorities mum on Fasih Mahmood, SC told


June 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Fasih Mahmood, a Bihar engineer who went missing in Saudi Arabia last month, was not in police ... Read more...

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Where is Fasih Mahmood, apex court asks


June 6th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it had never taken into custody Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Bihar who went missing in ... Read more...

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Court gives government time in missing engineer case (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to the plea of Nikhat Parveen, who has sought to know ... Read more...

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Apex court grants time to centre on missing engineer case


June 1st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to Nikhat Parveen's plea seeking whereabouts of her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on a missing Bihar engineer


May 30th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notices to the ministries of home and external affairs on a petition of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Missing engineer’s parents to stage hunger strike


May 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) The parents of an engineer who has gone missing after being allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India have decided to stage a hunger ... Read more...

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Family shocked at Bihar engineer’s arrest on terror charges


May 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) A week after a 35-year-old engineer, who hails from a village in Bihar's Darbhanga district, was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged terror links in India, his ... Read more...

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Gunmen torch health centre in Syria


April 15th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 15 (IANS) An armed group set ablaze a health centre Saturday in Syria's Latakai city, Xinhua reported.According to Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the fire has been ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh CM says no forced sterilizations


February 18th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 17 (IANS) Amid a furore over increasing number of minors, unmarried and even elderly people being sterilized without their consent in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ... Read more...

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UP health official found dead, family alleges murder (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 was found dead, police said Thursday as his family alleged it was related to the ... Read more...

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Congress attacks UP government over health official’s death


February 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Congress Thursday hit out at the Mayawati government over the death of an Uttar Pradesh health department official, alleging that there was widespread ... Read more...

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CBI should protect informers in health scheme scam: BJP


February 16th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With another official of the Uttar Pradesh health department found dead, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said the CBI should protect those who know ... Read more...

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UP health scam: Missing health official found dead


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 has been found dead, police said Thursday. His family has alleged the death is related ... Read more...

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Typhoid outbreak in Himachal village


February 10th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) A village in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district has reported more than 15 typhoid patients, a health official said Friday.According to the official, contamination in the drinking ... Read more...

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Woman dumps new-born girl from moving vehicle


February 9th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dungarpur (Rajasthan), Feb 9 (IANS) Upset over the birth of a girl, a woman flung the baby out of an ambulance in Rajasthan when she was being taken to her ... Read more...

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Indian scientist to be sacked for faking research data


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian-origin scientist will be dismissed for falsifying the data in more than 100 instances while doing research at a US university on the benefits of ... Read more...

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Boost her confidence, and she’ll park well too


December 8th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) If you are one of those who always wondered why many women struggle while parking their cars, it's better to understand that it happens simply due ... Read more...

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15 people injured in Rajasthan communal clash


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 15 people were seriously injured in a communal clash in Rajasthan's Alwar district Monday, sparked off after some people issued an order to cut ... Read more...

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Four clinics sealed for sex-determination


October 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Four health centres were sealed in Delhi and Maharashtra for undertaking fetus sex determination test in violation of law.The action was taken after special National ... Read more...

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When a rural health centre works, it works wonders (Feature)


October 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Village woman Lajja was blessed with her second child in the wee hours of the morning at Chharch. The baby was born at the ... Read more...

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Testosterone therapy can overcome male menopause


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Male menopause seems like a downward spiral into hell with fatigue, depression, obesity, loss of libido, memory and insomnia taking their toll, thanks to falling ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to provide free medicines


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 2 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Sunday launched a project to provide free medicines to people below and above the poverty line.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the scheme ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s missing nurse asked to report on duty


September 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has issued notice to missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, who allegedly features in a CD in a compromising position with state Water Resources Minister ... Read more...

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Students hospitalised after consuming iron pills


September 20th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) As many as 60 students of a central government-run girls' school in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district were hospitalised Tuesday as they took ill after consuming iron ... Read more...

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Buddhist nun gangraped in Nepal bus


June 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) A 21-year-old Buddhist nun was gangraped by five men inside a bus in eastern Nepal, media reports said Monday.The victim, a resident of Bhojpur district in ... Read more...

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11 government school students hospitalised in Goa


June 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Eleven students of a government school in Goa were hospitalised Wednesday when they complained of nausea soon after eating their mid-day meal, an official said.The meal ... Read more...

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One E.coli case identified in Finland


June 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 4 (IANS) The E.coli bacterial infection is fast spreading across Europe, with one case diagnosed in Finland, Xinhua reported.The E.coli infection was detected in the capital city of ... Read more...

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Omani nationals walk 250 km for drug abuse awareness


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 3 (IANS) Two young Omani nationals in a bid to create awareness on drug abuse in the country have walked a distance of 250 km.Khamis al Hatali and ... Read more...

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Sunshine gives cover to kids against asthma


May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Vitamin D, which is abundantly provided by sunshine, plays a vital role in protecting kids from asthma.Children in colder, wetter cities are at greater risk of ... Read more...

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Relief from chronic back pain normalises brain activity


May 18th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) Freedom from chronic low back pain normalises brain activity, a research has revealed.Commonly found in adults, low back pain affects brain parts linked with pain processing ... Read more...

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