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Nepalese lepers to climb Mt. Everest


August 9th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (ANI): To reduce social stigma and discrimination that leprosy patients in the society, Nepalese lepers are all set to climb Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Oldest evidence of leprosy traced to India


May 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) A child's 4,000-year-old skeleton that surfaced in India's Rajasthan state could be the oldest evidence of leprosy, says a new study. The analysis was conducted by biological anthropologist ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ringo Starr did not like being in India


April 5th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 5 (ANI): Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has revealed that he did not like being in India much during 1968.Starr, 68, and the other Beatles members had at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Auric Goldfingers line tops Best Movie Villain Quotes list


October 14th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Auric Goldfingers dialogue in Goldfinger has topped a new list of The Best Movie Villain Quotes.The line No, Mr Bond. I expect you to die by Goldfinger ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Children of lepers to get education in Haridwar


August 1st, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Shatabdi Biswas New Delhi, Aug. 1 (ANI): A group of non-governmental organizations here have taken up the responsibility to educate about 50 children in Uttarakhands Haridwar city. They belong to Leprosy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prakash and Mandakini Amte get Magsaysay Award (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 31 (IANS) Prakash and Mandakini Amte, the physician couple who have won this year's Magsaysay Award for community leadership, have been running a hospital, a school and development centre in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Magsaysay award for Prakash, Mandakini Amte


July 31st, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 31 (IANS) Prakash and Mandakini Amte, the physician couple who have been running a hospital, a school and development centre in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district since 1974, have been given this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Leprosy stages a comeback in Bengal


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
By S K Ghose Kolkata, July 3 (ANI): There has been a sudden spurt in the number of leprosy cases in West Bengal despite the Left Front government's tall claim about a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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