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Child rights panel slams facilities in Bengal hospital

November 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Slamming lack of infrastructure at West Bengal's Malda district hospital where a series of crib deaths occurred in October and November this year, India's apex ... Read more...

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‘Change mindset towards widows’

July 30th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, July 30 (IANS) The mindset towards widows needs to be changed -- this was the dominent view to emerge from discussions of religious leaders and social activists here ... Read more...

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Cholera in Assam tea gardens: 16 killed, 150 affected

October 27th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 16 people have died and up to 150 affected in a deadly cholera outbreak in Assam, with most casualties reported from tea garden areas, officials said ... Read more...

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Cholera Outbreak In Nigeria Has Left Hundreds Dead, United Nations Reveals

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Abuja, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cholera has claimed more than 1,500 people across parts of Nigeria this year, the United Nations revealed on Friday. The total number of cases of ... Read more...

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Home Cooking Might Be Hazardous, New Study Suggests

September 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although many might feel that eating at restaurants might not be a healthy options considering the hygiene conditions, a new study reveals that most of the ... Read more...

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CWG construction workers denied basic rights: Report

August 31st, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Construction workers at Commonwealth Games (CWG) sites get paid much lower than the minimum stipulated by law and there is no provision for safety gear for them ... Read more...

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India - a study in health contrasts (April 7 is World Health Day)

April 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) From becoming a hub of medical tourism to having a sizable population deprived of basic healthcare, from bulging bellies in urban areas to stunted ... Read more...

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Eyeball tattoo is the latest craze in prisons

January 14th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tattooing craze has been prevalent since times immemorial and now the latest place to get a tattoo is the eyeball. Yes it sounds gory, is ... Read more...

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Airport Food Can Lead To Food Borne Ailments, Study Reveals

December 24th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eating out at airport restaurants while you are on your way to catch a flight might not be such a casual affair from now on. ... Read more...

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Mayor to assess if Delhi’s new slaughterhouse hygienic

October 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After a week-long protest by the capital's meat traders on the closure of the centuries-old Idgah abattoir, Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain is going to visit the new ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher to help Kashmiri Pandits set up a trust

April 12th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 12 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher Sunday said he will stage plays to raise money for a trust that will launch welfare schemes for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits living ... Read more...

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Warm weather will increase risk of disease in Chinese quake hit areas

May 17th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Chinese Meteorological Administration (CMA) has said that regions around the epicentre of the earthquake will experience warmer weather over the next three days.The CMA said it ... Read more...

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