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Bottled correction fluid sale banned to check abuse


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Retail sale and production of bottled correction fluid, used on printed pages, and nail paint remover have been banned to check their abuse as intoxicating ... Read more...

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New therapy knocks out high BP with radio waves


August 27th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A radical new therapy could knock out high blood pressure by zapping the kidneys with radio waves, a new research demonstrates.The procedure may be available early ... Read more...

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki bomb victims remembered


August 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 3,500 college students from all over Mumbai took a pledge here Monday to work for peace and a nuclear-free world to commemorate the 67th anniversary ... Read more...

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Tripura to punish use of tobacco, drug in public places


July 20th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) Alarmed at the high incidence of cancer and tobacco and drug-related diseases in the state, the Tripura government has decided to punish those using tobacco in ... Read more...

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Aamir praises ‘Malegaon Ka Superman’ (Movie Snippets)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bollyood's Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan is all praise for new film "Malegaon Ka Superman" and is even suggesting his fans to go and watch it."Saw ... Read more...

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Santos accuses Brazil confederation of burning out Neymar


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Santos president Luis Alvaro Ribeiro has accused Brazil's football confederation of "burning out" star striker Neymar.The 20-year-old cut a frustrated figure during Santos' 0-1 ... Read more...

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Gogoi assures adequate security for power project


June 9th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has assured the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) of proper security to carry out the construction work of the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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Alcohol more harmful for women


May 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Alcohol in any amount can be dangerous to anyone but it affects women more than men, with increased health risks like liver and heart diseases ... Read more...

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10,000 students to campaign against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Over 10,000 school students will participate in a five-day campaign in the national capital against smuggling and counterfeiting from April 30, industry body FICCI, its ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans anti-tobacco awareness in schools


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Concerned over the growing tobacco product consumption among the youths, the Maharashtra government has decided to introduce a tobacco awareness course as a subject in schools, ... Read more...

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Sunderbans poster boy of climate change’s ill effects: Study


March 1st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The Sunderbans, a world heritage site, is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change and government policies must take into account present and future climate impact to ... Read more...

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Land acquisition hampering embankment building in Sunderbans


February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) The building of embankments in the Sunderbans areas devastated by the 2009 cyclone Aila has been hampered due to land acquisition problems, a West Bengal ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans fast foods in college canteens


February 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said ... Read more...

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Maoist threat emerging in Assam: Pillai


February 13th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) The Maoists are beginning to threaten Assam, former central home secretary G.K. Pillai said here Monday."The strategy of the Maoists is to fish in troubled waters ... Read more...

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Lets have tobacco-free youth, urges Shaan


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) We must create awareness about the disastrous effects of tobacco consumption among the youths, says Bollywood singer Shaan, who Thursday launched the song "Life ... Read more...

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Idukki’s pill-popping tribals don’t menstruate anymore


January 19th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Marayoor (Kerala), Jan 19 (IANS) It's been a while since tribal Adivasi women and girls in three villages of Kerala's Idukki district have menstruated. Reason? They have been popping contraceptive ... Read more...

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Five killed in ammonia gas cylinder explosion


November 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) At least five workers, including an engineer, were killed and another five injured after an ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Tougher anti-tobacco rules for TV, films


November 11th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Henceforth, every time an actor is seen taking a puff on screen, a prominent scroll warning that smoking is injurious to health will run at ... Read more...

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Kudankulam staff once again under ‘house arrest’


October 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) It is back to being under "house arrest" for hundreds of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) employees at Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli ... Read more...

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Sources of radiation scare in Tokyo turns out to be a box


October 14th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- After high radiation levels were detected in the Japanese capital of Tokyo, the country's science ministry on Friday said the radiation was coming from a box stored under ... Read more...

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Indians beware - smoking can cause arthritis (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Anshuman Batra, 37, a habitual smoker, always wanted to kick the butt. What finally compelled him to give up cigarettes after 20 years was arthritis ... Read more...

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Don’t undermine superbug’s presence: Former ICMR chief


October 4th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Even as the health ministry has denied any threat by superbug NDM-1 alleged to be found in Delhi's sewage and drinking water, former Indian Council ... Read more...

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Monitor cases treated for using fake drugs: Kalam


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Public and private sector hospitals should report to the health ministry the number of patients who seek treatment for adverse effects of spurious medicines, former ... Read more...

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Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

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Commute death sentence in Gandhi case: PUDR


August 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to spare the lives of three men sentenced to death for ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas probe panel invites information


August 18th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 18 (IANS) Over a year after the Madhya Pradesh government constituted a commission to probe the 1984 gas tragedy here, the panel has invited information from people on ... Read more...

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Paint industry to touch Rs.100,000 crore by 2020


August 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The Rs.24,000 crore paint sector in India is likely to touch Rs.100,000 crore by 2020, a top official of the industry's apex body said Thursday."Buoyed by ... Read more...

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Mumbai seeks tobacco-free Ganesh puja


August 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The city's Ganesh puja organisers will have to ensure that no one smokes or consumes tobacco inside their marquees during the 10-day festival this year, officials ... Read more...

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No threat from China dam on Brahmaputra: Manmohan Singh


August 4th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Allaying fears that the flow of northeastern Brahmaputra river would be affected by a dam being built in China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday ... Read more...

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Goverment kicks off campaign against bidis


July 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Thursday launched a nationwide campaign through the mass media to make people aware of the ill-effects of smoking bidis, an official said.Developed with ... Read more...

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Deora Junior brings some jazz to ministerial council


July 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Jazz is his passion and he has even jammed with a professional band "Soulmate" as a guitarist, but Milind Deora is equally concerned about ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan plans campaign against child malnutrition


July 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Monday met Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath to discuss his plans for a campaign against child malnutrition.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victim’s children protest in New Delhi


June 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) About a hundred children of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy demonstrated in front of the Prime Minister's Office Monday demanding medical care, ... Read more...

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Tirumala temple shut for lunar eclipse


June 16th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) India's most famous Tirumala temple and all other major temples in Andhra Pradesh were closed early in view of the century's longest lunar eclipse Wednesday night.Sri ... Read more...

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Punjab comes to peacock’s aid


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) Worried over their falling numbers, the Punjab government has initiated a peacock breeding project."The government is quite concerned about the ill-effects of insecticides and pesticides on ... Read more...

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