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Encephalitis claims five more lives in Bihar, toll 230


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 24 (IANS) Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official ... Read more...

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Orangutans are smart designers: Study


April 18th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Orangutans are turning out to be smart designers, going by the sophisticated way they build their nests, says a scientific study. University of Manchester scientists spent ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Eight die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals


February 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least eight patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior ... Read more...

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BSNL offers mobile coverage to Amarnath pilgrims


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over three lakh pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine this year need not worry about keeping in touch with their kins across the country. ... Read more...

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Criminals targeting homes, people, thanks to Facecrook


December 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) When Kai Leighton was born with a life-threatening heart defect, his parents kept their kins and friends updated on Facebook for five weeks till the succesful surgery. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Govt. formulates schemes for assistance to widows of CPF personnel


November 16th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs Ajay Maken on Tuesday informed that the Central Government has formulated schemes for assistance to the widows of ... Read more...

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Judicial commission to probe Kashmir civilian killings


July 27th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday constituted a judicial commission to enquire into 17 civilian deaths that occurred allegedly on account of actions by the state police and ... Read more...

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100 missing as boat capsizes in Bangladesh (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) Over 100 people were missing after a passenger boat, which was hit by a sand-laden barge, capsized in a river near this capital city. According to police, the boat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dolphins can help scientists understand cervical cancer


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Dozens of test samples from dolphins show that they could help marine biologists clue in on human cervical cancers. Marine mammals like dolphins are our close kins, but scientific ... Read more...

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Chidambaram criticised by sites sympathetic to Maoists


January 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's appeal to Maoists to give up arms and come to talks seems to have hurt the Maoist cadres.Of late, blogs and websites ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ Wife Elin Nordegren Heads To Alps For A Break


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan.02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren has maintained a stony silence since the world went into raptures bringing forth numerous scandals of her dear husband. The fissures in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Duggar Baby Born Prematurely Because Of Pre-eclampsia


December 16th, 2009 - 1:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriDec.15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A few days back the newest member in the famous Duggar household made headlines when she became a one day old aunt after her birth. She is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Unethical Practice Of ‘Focus On Children’ Puts Many American Families In Dilemma


December 13th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a startling discovery possibly the biggest US based foreign adoption scam has been unearthed and it will be presented by CBS News as a 48 Hours ... Read more...

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Former Navy officer builds a replica of Taj Mahal in Kerala


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Nov 16 (ANI): A 58-year-old ex- naval officer has built a replica of the Taj Mahal here to pay reverence to the war heroes, freedom fighters and the victims of ... Read more...

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Kasab’s terror trial on its last lap (One Year after 26/11)


November 15th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) India's most keenly watched trial is finally coming to an end. Jailed Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab will soon know what punishment awaits him ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Grain sized fossil helps unspool climate change mystery


November 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Deep under the sea, a sand grain sized fossil nestles among a billion of its closest dead kins. Known as foraminifera, these complex little shells of calcium carbonate ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

JD-U suspends three MPs


October 21st, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Wednesday suspended three MPs from Bihar for "anti-party activities", a statement here said. "JD-U president Sharad Yadav has suspended Lok Sabha MPs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala village has over 200 pairs of twins


June 6th, 2009 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), June 6 (IANS) It was a phenomenon that had gone unnoticed for several years, even by the residents. But now a village in Kerala with over 200 twins and a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

11 Sabarimala pilgrims killed as bus falls into gorge in Kerala


February 17th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kottayam (Kerala), Feb 17 (ANI): Eleven Sabarimala pilgrims were killed and 40 others injured when a bus fell into a gorge near Erumeli town in Keralas Kottayam District in the wee ... Read more...

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Jharkand villagers up in arms against Naxals


September 10th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Palamu (Jharkhand), Sep.10 (ANI): Daily wage labourers and artisans, who barely survive to make their ends meet with their meager earnings in the naxal-affected areas, are today an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Guidelines sought on trying kins for sexual harassment


May 26th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Monday approached the Delhi High Court seeking guidelines on trying cases of sexual harassment at home of children and women by ... Read more...

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Bhopal Gas victims demand separate commission to address their plight


May 21st, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 21 (ANI): After failing to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for two months, victims of the 1984 Bhopas Tragedy staged a demonstration outside his 7, Race Course ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

14 feared dead, 22 injured in Guna bus-truck head-on collision


January 28th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 28 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed and 22 other were injured on Monday in a bus-truck collision that took place on Agra-Mumbai National Highway, around 10 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shivraj Patil condemns Manipur blast


December 17th, 2007 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Manipur, Dec 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has condemned Sundays blast near Imphal in Manipur.I convey my sympathies to the kins of those killed and pray for speedy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

A dash of lemon in your green tea may boost its antioxidant levels


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Squeezing a lime into your cup of green tea really is a good idea, for a new study has revealed that citrus juices or vitamin C enable more ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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