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Sun-dried tomato linked to hepatitis

March 5th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) British health experts are investigating an outbreak of potentially deadly hepatitis linked to sun-dried tomatoes.A probe by the The Health Protection Agency of cases of hepatitis ... Read more...

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44 per cent Pakistanis drinking unsafe water as world observes Water Day today

March 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): As many as 72 million Pakistanis out of a 180-million population do not have access to safe drinking water as the country observes World Water Day today.According to Environment ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Pakistanis drinking unsafe water

March 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Nearly half of the 160 million people in Pakistan drink unsafe water, says a media report Tuesday on the occasion of World Water Day.Around 72 million ... Read more...

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Pig vaccine may eliminate fatal form of brain disorder

March 9th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) A pig vaccine can eliminate the spread of a fatal form of brain disease known as neurocysticercosis. Tapeworm plays a vital role in the disease. The disease causes cysts ... Read more...

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What went into making one of India’s finest actors (Book Review)

December 9th, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Samini Philip Book: "Unlikely Hero Om Puri"; Author: Nandita C. Puri; Price Rs.395; Publisher: RoliThere was a time when the railway authorities sent sweepers with human faeces to his home to threaten ... Read more...

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16 cholera cases confirmed in Hyderabad

May 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Even before the Andhra Pradesh capital could recover from the drinking water contamination, which left nine people dead and over 500 ill, an outbreak of cholera has come ... Read more...

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New test eases detection of pathogens in drinking water

December 2nd, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) A rapid screening test has eased detection of harmful pathogens in drinking water.The test can identify major species of Cryptosporidium present in human faeces in less than three ... Read more...

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Borat deception charges thrown out by US judge

September 11th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A US judge has dismissed legal claims by a driving instructor and two etiquette teachers who accused the makers of Borat of deceiving them.New York judge Loretta ... Read more...

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Grimebusters and houses of horrors

August 21st, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, Aug 21 (IANS) An Indian-born housing officer of the Leicester city council is the star of the latest ITV documentary series beginning Thursday to draw attention to a growing problem of ... Read more...

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Bihar plans dry toilets to stop manual scavenging

April 19th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to launch a central government-sponsored scheme to build dry toilets in the urban areas of the state to stop the practice of manual ... Read more...

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Shun US beaches to have clean and uncontaminated bath

November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin

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