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‘Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits’


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) Tending to the seriously ill in intensive care units (ICUs) requires pin-drop silence, but current noise levels there ranged between 51-55 dB which is comparable to ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab factory blast


September 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) At least five workers of a private factory were killed in Punjab's Khanna town Wednesday following an explosion in the solvent plant of the unit, police ... Read more...

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Cuba announces steps to save agricultural cooperatives


September 12th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has approved a package of measures to rescue the system of autonomously managed farming cooperatives known as UBPCs, which cultivate 28 percent of ... Read more...

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Elderly Britons hitting the bottle on the rise


September 7th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A new British study has found a growing number of elderly people visiting hospitals due to alcohol-related injuries than young drinkers.Last year's toll of 205,800 over-65s ... Read more...

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Banerjee continues to attack media on dengue coverage


September 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the media on its coverage of the West Bengal dengue outbreak, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that it was now ... Read more...

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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to create dent in Congress bastion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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209 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 209 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharjee said here Friday."Today ... Read more...

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 109 ... Read more...

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Eight dead in Britain after eating hospital sandwiches


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) At least eight patients have died in Britain over the past 10 years after eating bacteria-infected sandwiches prepared at hospitals, an independent health watchdog has found.The ... Read more...

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17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus hits Bangalore’s private security sector


August 18th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Rumors of attack on people from northeast in Bangalore leading to an exodus from the city is taking its toll on private security agencies guarding IT ... Read more...

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China combats illegal organ transplants


August 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's health ministry Monday vowed to cooperate with police investigations into medical institutions and workers involved in instances of illegal human organ transplants.Police will announce the ... Read more...

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10 killed, 99 injured in Brazil accident


August 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 99 injured in a highway accident in Brazil' s southeastern state of Parana, a fire brigade official ... Read more...

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40 killed in Iran quake


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed in Iran Saturday when a 6.2 magnitude quake struck, authorities said.The quake jolted northwestern Iran around 4.30 p.m. The epicentre ... Read more...

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80 confirmed cases of dengue in Bengal


August 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 80 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 80 ... Read more...

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Fake nursing school busted in Italy


August 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) A fake school offering courses in nursing was busted by police after unsuspecting students paid 140,000 euros (around $170,000) for classes that did not exist.The fraud ... Read more...

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Mumbai woman killed in US bus accudent


August 4th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 4 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman dentist from Mumbai, who was also a graduate student at the University of Missouri, was the lone passenger killed in a crash of ... Read more...

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Grid failure for 300 million people across India


July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Tamil Nadu train fire


July 30th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of 35 people who were burnt alive in the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express and directed ... Read more...

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25 pilgrims killed in Haryana accident


July 30th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), July 30 (IANS) At least 25 pilgrims on their way back from Rajasthan were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks in Haryana's Bhiwani district Monday morning, ... Read more...

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14 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident


July 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people returning from a cremation were killed Friday when a speeding truck rammed into their tractor trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar area, police ... Read more...

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US firm to supply X-ray machines to Myanmar


July 17th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 17 (IANS) American company General Electric (GE) has signed a $2-million deal with a Myanmar firm to supply X-ray machines for hospitals.This is Myanmar's first private business deal ... Read more...

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UK: Docs’ ‘basic errors’ killing 1,000 a month


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that in UK, basic errors by doctors result in the death of almost 1,000 people a month. The London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

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Over 100 die in Nigeria tanker blaze


July 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 12 (IANS) More than 100 people may have been burnt to death early Thursday in Nigeria after rushing to collect petrol from a tanker that crashed, police said.At ... Read more...

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Karachi blast kills one, injures 20 (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) A roadside bomb ripped through a bus carrying government employees in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday, killing one person and injuring 20 others.The blast took ... Read more...

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School bus in Kashmir rolls into gorge, 3 killed (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A school bus in Kashmir met with an accident Wednesday morning when it skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge, killing three people, officials ... Read more...

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Five children killed in school wall collapse in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 IANS) At least five minor children under six years of age were killed after the wall of their school collapsed Monday in Odisha's Nayagarh district, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Killer disease is not Japanese encephalitis


June 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 28 (IANS) It is official now. The acute encephalitis syndrome(AES) that has killed 233 children in Bihar since May is not Japanese encephalitis, it was announced Thursday.The ruling ... Read more...

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15 dead in Uttar Pradesh road mishap


June 25th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed when the bus they were travelling in crashed into a tree in northern Uttar Pradesh, police said Monday.The mishap took place at ... Read more...

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Toll rise to 32 in Maharashtra bus accident (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 15 injured when a private passenger bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident


June 16th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 others injured early Saturday when a private bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge on ... Read more...

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