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NHRC issues notice to Delhi government, power discom


September 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and a power discom for not extending any medical aid to a person ... Read more...

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Jet Airways makes unscheduled landing, but child dies


August 29th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) A desperate bid by a Jet Airways flight, which made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday morning, to save the life of a three-year-old girl went in ... Read more...

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Man dies of anthrax in Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A man has died of anthrax in Russia's Siberia region after being infected when he handled the carcass of a sick cow, RIA Novosti reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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19 injured in Afghan mosque blast


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people were injured in Afghanistan when a powerful bomb exploded during Friday prayers in a mosque, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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45,000 Amarnath pilgrims treated at medical camps


July 30th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) About 45,000 pilgrims were treated at the medical camps set up along the Amarnath pilgrimage trek route this year, according to an official."These medical aid camps ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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WHO staff injured in Pakistan (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Geneva, July 17 (IANS) Two World Health Organisation (WHO) officials were injured Tuesday after some unidentified men attacked a UN vehicle in a suburban area of Karachi city.According to police, ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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Pay when you die solution now available for pensioners


July 11th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Pay when you die’ solution is now available to pensioners who have to check into nursing homes for medical aid. Earlier pensioners who couldn’t afford medical care ... Read more...

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78 Indian workers left high and dry in Saudi Arabia


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Seventy-eight Indians, working for a private firm in Saudi Arabia, have been left stranded without food and water after their employer reneged on paying their ... Read more...

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Man bites police dog’s ear off


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wilmington, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a man bit off the ear of a police dog. Apparently the police were on the lookout for a suspect and the suspect ... Read more...

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400 trapped civilians rescued in J&K;


June 9th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Some 400 civilians, including children, trapped at Khardung La pass on Srinagar-Leh National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir have been rescued, an official said.According to a ... Read more...

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Spreading childhood cancer awareness on bicycles


March 24th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A team of four cyclists, Cycling 4Change, arrived in the capital Saturday, covering a distance of 1,940 km in 21 days, in a ride titled ... Read more...

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Passenger dies, mob blocks Amritsar railway station


March 20th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 20 (IANS) A mob made up mostly of farmers Tuesday blocked train tracks at the Amritsar railway station after a passenger suffered a fatal heart attack, police said."One ... Read more...

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Nine civilians rescued alive from Sonamarg avalanche


February 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Nine people trapped in an avalanche Thursday in north Kashmir's Sonamarg hill station were rescued alive in a joint rescue operation Friday by the army, the ... Read more...

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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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Bring Jarawas to the mainstream, says BJP


January 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the Jarawas and other tribes of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands should be included in the mainstream ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram surrenders, sent to Tihar (Third Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Ailing former telecom minister Sukh Ram Saturday surrendered in a court here in a graft case and was sent to Tihar Jail. The 84-year-old appeared ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram surrenders, sent to Tihar Jail (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Ailing former telecom minister Sukh Ram Saturday surrendered in a Delhi court in a graft case and was sent to Tihar Jail. The 84-year-old appeared ... Read more...

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China launches Asia’s largest helicopter


January 5th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China's largest-ever civil helicopter Thursday got certification from the civil aviation administration, the country's civil aviation authority, People's Daily reported.The move marks the official approval for ... Read more...

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‘Teen Mom 2′ star Jenelle Evans & son Jace rushed to hospital after crash


October 28th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Teen Mom 2’ star Jenelle Evans and her son Jace have been rushed to the hospital after an accident. According to reports, Jenelle crashed her SUV ... Read more...

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Rights body sends notice to Chhattisgarh government


October 19th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government after taking cognizance of media reports alleging that one person died and 25 ... Read more...

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US pledges $40 mn to Libya for arms stockpile safety


October 19th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will allocate $40 million to secure and destroy stockpiles of weapons in Libya, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during her visit ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani rural women most marginalised in society’


October 15th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani rural women are one of the most vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society despite their significant role in the rural economy, National Assembly Speaker ... Read more...

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2.5 mn Pakistanis need flood aid


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Over 2.5 million people affected by floods in Pakistan are in desperate need of food, drinking water and sanitation facilities, the UN has said.According to Humaira ... Read more...

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10 bodies recovered from Teesta project: ITBP


September 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The bodies of 10 people, all of them believed to be workers at the Teesta hydel power project in quake-hit Sikkim, have been recovered by ... Read more...

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Delhi blast toll rises to 13


September 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The death toll in the Delhi High Court bombing has risen to 13 with two more people succumbing to their injuries Thursday, officials said. P. Patra, ... Read more...

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Medical aid for Hazare’s supporters at Ramlila ground


August 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A team of doctors from the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) would provide medical help to thousands of people who will fast with Anna Hazare at ... Read more...

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‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to be examined by AIIMS for dementia


July 27th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the jailed former chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, will be taken to the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to be examined by AIIMS neuro expert


July 26th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, jailed former chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CWG OC), will be taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Haryana assures top sportspersons of jobs


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) In a possible first, Haryana Wednesday announced an employment guarantee policy to ensure a secure future for the state's outstanding sportspersons.Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who ... Read more...

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AIIMS served notice for turning away patient


June 24th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after taking note of a petition filed ... Read more...

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