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Hyderabad boy dies after corporal punishment, teacher booked


September 14th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) A teacher of a private school here has been booked after her alleged corporal punishment led to the death of a 15-year-old student.Police registered a case ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Manika, Shamini, Mouma lose


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Three seeds bowed out of the women's section while the men's draw went according to rankings at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.In ... Read more...

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New virus targets children


August 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) A viral illness seems to be targeting children in the US, according to a John Hopkins study."What we are seeing is a relatively common viral illness ... Read more...

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Dia keeps up her commitment despite being ill


August 21st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress-turned-producer Dia Mirza proved to be a true professional when she took to the ramp for a jewellery brand despite running high fever. It's all ... Read more...

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Four race horses succumb to heat wave in Bengal


June 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The ongoing heat wave in Bengal, which has already claimed 45 human lives, is also taking toll on animals as four race horses have succumbed to ... Read more...

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Four more kids die of suspected encephalitis in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) Four more children have succumbed to suspected encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts since Monday taking the death toll to 23 in nine days, ... Read more...

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Encephalitis toll rises to 18


June 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed three more children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts, taking the death toll in eight days to 18, officials said Monday.Nearly a ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 15 kids in Bihar


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed 15 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts in the last week, officials said Saturday.The mosquito-borne disease, which claimed nearly 150 lives ... Read more...

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Scientists close to finding meningococcal B shot


May 8th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Researchers are close to finding a shot that protects against many strains of meningococcal B, the most prevalent cause of a rare but serious infection affecting ... Read more...

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170 Mexican kids sick after having food at school


May 1st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 1 (IANS/EFE) About 170 children and six adults fell sick after having food at a party at an elementary school in the Mexican Pacific resort city of ... Read more...

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Asian mosquitoes to hit Britain with dengue


April 25th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A mosquito from Asia that spreads tropical diseases, including dengue fever, may soon hit the shores of Britain because of climate change, experts have said.The mosquito, ... Read more...

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Kanpur boy who never missed a class in 14 years


April 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 8 (IANS) In a country where bunking classes is common, a 17-year-old Muslim boy stands out in stark contrast. He has not missed a single class in 14 ... 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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Ten children die of measles in Bihar


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 24 (IANS) At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar's Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as 'khasra' or measles, an official said Saturday."Eight ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar visits ailing Joy Mukherjee


March 9th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Joy Mukherjee, who is on a ventilator at the Lilavati Hospital here, had special visitors on Holi. Bollywood's golden couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu, ... Read more...

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40 students fall ill in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) As many as 40 students who were undergoing training to be nurses fell sick at a medical college in Rawalpindi, a media report said.The 40 ... Read more...

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Man repays debt of neighbours’ kindness with shoes


February 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) A man in southwest China has prepared nearly 400 pairs of cloth shoes as a token of gratitude for his neighbours who once helped his parents ... Read more...

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World Bank help for Bengal irrigation projects: Pranab


February 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
East Midnapore, Feb 17 (IANS) Small irrigation projects worth Rs.1,250 crores will be implemented in West Bengal with the World Bank's help, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here ... 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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Philippine rat fever toll reaches 15


January 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 5 (IANS) At least 15 people have died in the Philippines of rat fever that causes high fever, internal bleeding and organ failure, health officials said Thursday.Authorities declared ... Read more...

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Philippines declares outbreak of deadly rat fever


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 3 (IANS) Health authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of a deadly rat fever in the flood-hit areas of the country's southern region.At least five people ... Read more...

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Chinese man dies of bird flu


December 31st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's Shenzhen city Saturday died of bird flu, officials said.The man named Chen, who worked as a bus driver, died of multiple ... Read more...

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Cold wave in Bihar ends encephalitis epidemic


December 27th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping across Bihar has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the authorities trying to control an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit discharged from hospital


December 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who was admitted to a city hospital last week following high fever and viral infection, was discharged Monday, a close ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 3 kids in Bihar, toll at 92


December 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Suspected Japanese encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed three more lives since Wednesday, taking the toll to 92 children in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit stable, to be discharged soon


December 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who was admitted to a hospital following high fever and viral infection, is stable now and may leave hospital Thursday ... Read more...

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Doctors overlook vital signs in diagnosing delirium


November 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Clinicians are overlooking vital signs in the blood that could help them more accurately diagnose patients with delirium, a condition tied to shorter lifespans. "These biomarkers ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Dengue cases cross 500 mark in Delhi


October 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as the capital grapples with a surge of vector borne diseases -- dengue, malaria and chikungunya, the civic agency Thursday said it will upscale ... Read more...

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Two gene variants in dengue identified


October 18th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers have identified two genetic variants that increase chances of your being infected with severe dengue and some people's genetic make-up predisposes them to the infection. ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis kills 68 kids in Gaya


October 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With six more deaths, Japanese encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 68 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last 50 days, an official said Monday.Six ... Read more...

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Of loss, and love for a 30,000-member ‘green family’ (Feature)


October 17th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The death of his wife and his young son left him completely shattered and he even contemplated suicide. But today, Bhaiyaram, 40, a farmer in Uttar ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 8 more kids in Bihar


October 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of eight more children in the last five days in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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