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Gibb refused cancer scans: wife


August 19th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb, who died of cancer in May, could have saved himself if he had got scans done at the right time, his wife Dwina ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh dies in Chennai hospital (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a hospital here Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., ... Read more...

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PM condoles Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday condoled the death of "trusted colleague" Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away after prolonged illness at a Chennai hospital."He was ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh passes away (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 67.Deshmukh passed away around 2 p.m., sources at ... Read more...

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1,900 held in China fake drug racket


August 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Over 1,900 people have been arrested in a countrywide operation in China against the manufacture and sale of fake drugs, the government said Sunday.Fake medicines, trademark ... Read more...

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Gurgaon doctors booked for death due to negligence


July 1st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 1 (IANS) At least six doctors from a multi-specialty hospital here were booked for causing a death due to negligence, police said Sunday.Sunil Bedi, 40, a trader from ... Read more...

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Bile pigment could stave off cancer, heart disease


June 26th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Bilirubin, a pigment found in bile, boosts the presence of antioxidants in the blood which could help stave off cancer and cardiovascular disease, potentially opening ... Read more...

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Gibb’s dying wish to go home


June 12th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away following a long battle with liver and colon cancer, told his wife Dwina he wanted to go home ... Read more...

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Fatally hurt, but Chinese driver saves lives


June 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) A Chinese bus driver, who was badly injured by a piece of metal that flew in through the windshield, stopped the bus, turned on the hazard ... Read more...

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Worrying, intelligence may have co-evolved


April 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, says a recent study.Jeremy Coplan, professor of psychiatry at University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate, ... Read more...

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Driver rams bus into park to avoid collision


March 7th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) An alert Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver Tuesday saved lives of several people by crashing his vehicle into a park wall to avoid a ... Read more...

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Man jailed for spreading Hepatitis C rumour


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) A Chinese man was punished with a five-day detention for spreading a rumour about an outbreak of hepatitis C disease.Li, pretending to be a doctor and ... Read more...

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1,700 Chinese donate bodies for medical research


March 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Around 1,700 people in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai last year donated their bodies for medical research.A total of 1,698 people donated their bodies for research ... Read more...

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UK pubs to remain open till 1am during Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations


February 28th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British officials say during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, pubs around the country will be allowed to run for two consecutive nights without the usual permit to ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomat’s wife stable (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli diplomat's wife who was injured in a terror attack here is conscious and recovering, doctors said Tuesday.Doctors at the Primus Hospital, however, warned ... Read more...

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Injured Israeli diplomat’s wife stable


February 14th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Israeli defence attache's wife who was injured in a car blast here a day earlier was stable Tuesday, doctors said. She has been operated ... Read more...

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China detains South Korean ship


February 12th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has detained a South Korean cargo ship over a chemical spill in the Yangtze, the country's longest river and a major source of drinking water.The ... Read more...

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China probes chemical spill


February 10th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) China is probing a chemical spill from a South Korean cargo ship that partially contaminated the drinking water source of a city in eastern part of ... Read more...

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Four state-owned Delhi hospitals get accreditation


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Four Delhi government hospitals have been granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board on Health (NABH), Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia said Thursday.Maulana Azad Institute ... Read more...

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Clooney quits drinking


January 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has decided to quit drinking because of health reasons.The 50-year-old, who won the Golden Globe award for best actor for his performance in ... Read more...

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Deaths due to cancer decline in US


January 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the US. According to calculations between 1991 and 2008, over one million deaths from the ... Read more...

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Two men arrested for sacrificing minor girl


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Police in Chhattisgarh have arrested two men for killing a girl to appease their god for a better harvest, an officer said Monday.The arrest was made ... Read more...

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Paltrow offers hangover cures


December 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) It is party time and actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to her blog to dole out hangover cures to help her friends get up in the New ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble on immune cells in human spleen


December 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the presence of neutrophils in the spleen, located on the opposite side of the liver, even without an infection. Neutrophils are the ... Read more...

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New class of compounds to combat malaria


November 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a family of chemical compounds that could help develop a new class of anti-malarial drugs capable of staving off the deadly disease.Malaria ... Read more...

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Fake items worth over $300 mn seized in China


November 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Counterfeit items including medicines and chemicals worth two billion yuan (around $315 million) have been seized in a nationwide raid in China Thursday, the government said.Police ... Read more...

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Gambhir to donate his body parts


November 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir Thursday pledged to donate his body organs to a Delhi hospital after his death."I hereby pledge to donate my ... Read more...

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Power of positive thinking: Girl saves mother with love letters


November 5th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A little girl in Britain saved her cancer-afflicted mother's life through her affectionate letters after doctors declared there was hardly anything which could be done to ... Read more...

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Shark liver compound could treat dengue, hepatitis


September 20th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A shark liver compound could be used to treat dengue, yellow fever and hepatitis, say experts. Michael Zasloff, from Georgetown University, US, who led the study, ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists arrested in Jharkhand


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 14 (IANS) A day before the Independence Day, seven Maoists were arrested Sunday in Jharkhand, police said.The guerrillas belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were ... Read more...

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Giving up alcohol killed Amy, her family feels


July 29th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The family of late singer Amy Winehouse, whose cause of death is still being speculated, claims that she died because she completely quit alcohol and ... Read more...

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Activists slam dog food menu in Philippines


July 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Half-a-million dogs in the Philippines end up in restaurants annually after they are snatched from streets and illegally slaughtered to satisfy the growing taste for dog ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s dilemma


July 9th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she no longer knows the difference between her real self and her on-stage persona because she puts so much time and ... Read more...

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Scientists alter genetic code to cure hereditary disease


June 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Scientists have altered the genetic code to cure a hereditary condition like haemophilia, which impairs our ability to control blood clotting or coagulation. They managed to ... Read more...

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British woman to have womb transplanted to daughter


June 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) A 56-year-old British woman is on way to creating history -- she will donate her womb to her 25-year-old daughter, making her the first in the ... Read more...

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