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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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Over 1 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine in 5 days


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) Over 110,000 pilgrims from across the country have paid their obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir, since the pilgrimage began June 25, while ... Read more...

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US-based charity builds schools for poor Muslims in Andhra


May 7th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC), a US-based organization, has built 60 schools in the remote villages of coastal Andhra Pradesh and plans to construct ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army treats 2,000 patients in medical camps


February 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Doctors from the Pakistan Army have treated over 2,000 patients for free in medical camps set up in the flood-hit Sindh province.The camps were set up ... Read more...

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77,000 kg narcotics seized in Pakistan


January 8th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Anti Narcotics Forces (ANF) said it seized a total of 77,865 kg of narcotics from different parts of the country last year.Of the contraband items ... Read more...

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100 pandals, galaxy of stars - Mumbai ready for Durga Puja


September 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Star-studded Durga Puja festivities are set to begin in Mumbai and its suburbs at 100 marquees this year, with themes ranging from Anna Hazare's anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Mammootty’s charity to sponsors 250 more heart patients


September 27th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Mammootty is not only a superb actor, he is also into charitable activities and the latest is that he will sponsor another 250 heart patients by ... Read more...

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Bengal floods leave 15 dead, 1.9 million affected


August 14th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) With one more death reported Sunday, the toll in West Bengal floods rose to 15. About 1.9 million people across 14 districts have been affected, the ... Read more...

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Devotees gather for ‘Lath Mar’ holi in Barsana


March 14th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) Thousands of pilgrims have gathered here Monday for the traditional 'Lath Mar' Holi, which will see women revellers beating up men with sticks.At Barsana, ... Read more...

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Chemical leak in Tamil Nadu plant, over 350 affected


March 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) At least 350 people, including women and children, received medical treatment in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu Monday night after liquid bromine leaked in a factory ... Read more...

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Telangana protestors bring daily life to rail tracks


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) From cooking and eating to shaving and playing games, they carried out their daily routine along the railway tracks. It was a unique protest in Telangana as ... Read more...

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India’s Medanta ties up with Nepal hospital


December 17th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Personal surgeon to the presidents of India since 1991 and founder of a sprawling multi-super speciality medical institution in New Delhi, Naresh Trehan will be signing ... Read more...

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Kerala math announces relief package for pesticide victims


December 9th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) Amritananda Mayi Math, the organisation of "hugging saint" Amritananda Mayi, Thursday announced a relief and rehabilitation package for the endosulphan pesticide victims in more than 250 families in ... Read more...

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Over 200 dead in Tamil Nadu as rains abate


December 7th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu counted its losses Tuesday and life limped back to normal as heavy rains abated after claiming over 200 lives and damaging thousands of homes and roads, ... Read more...

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India’s future lies in primary education for all: Lapierre


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhangar (West Bengal), Nov 23 (IANS) Famed French author Dominique Lapierre says the future of India lies not in improving facilities in the metro cities but in developing regions like the Sundarbans ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police set up medical camp in Palamu District


October 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPalamu (Jharkhand), Oct.19 (ANI): Jharkhand police set up a medical camp and distributed free medicines to villagers in the Maoist-affected Palamu district recently, as a confidence building measure.The programme ... Read more...

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60,000 flood victims suffering from epidemics in Balochistan


September 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Sep 6(ANI): Over 60,000 flood survivors in five districts of Pakistan's Balochistan province are reportedly suffering from epidemics, particularly gastroenteritis and malaria.Sources said that the people were suffering due to ... Read more...

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Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Ludhiana


September 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep 1 (ANI): There has been a outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ludhiana and around 34 people have been admitted to local hospitals.Most of the cases have been registered from ... Read more...

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ITBP donates Rs. 1.75 cr for Leh victims


August 17th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): Close on the heels of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to Leh on Tuesday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police today came forward to extend a monetary help ... Read more...

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Punjab begins free medical camps for Independence Day


August 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) Punjab's health department Friday started a three-day campaign across the state with free medical camps for people to mark Independence Day Aug 15. The medical camps started in urban ... Read more...

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Rescue efforts in Pakistan affected by ongoing heavy rain


August 4th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue efforts after Pakistan's unprecedented flooding are being hampered by heavy rains in several regions, an aid group said on Tuesday.Pakistan is facing its worst floods in ... Read more...

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MCD joins up with NGOs to help slum children


July 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has joined hands with two NGOs to provide improved education and healthcare in MCD schools in slum areas of the national ... Read more...

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Food poisoning affects 300 persons in Midnapore


July 26th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Rick SundarMidnapore (W. Bengal), Kuly 26 (ANI): Over 300 persons fell victims to food poisoning at a religious function in West Bengal's East Midnapore District.The victims consumed the religious offerings ... Read more...

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Tight security for famed Amarnath Yatra


June 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) With the Amarnath Yatra set to start Thursday amid turmoil in the Kashmir Valley, authorities say foolproof arrangements are in place to protect the tens of thousands of ... Read more...

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Police-public meet organized for cordial relations in Maoist infested Jharkhand village


June 8th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla (Jharkhand), June 8 (ANI): As part of its endeavour to develop cordial relations with the local people in Maoist infested areas, the police are taking several measures in villages of Jharkhand's ... Read more...

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Muslim varsity alumni give healing touch at Kumbh


April 16th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Haridwar (Uttarakhand), April 16 (IANS) As a sea of mostly Hindu pilgrims descended here for the Kumbh Mela, Azim Mir Khan was among the many doctors who attended to ... Read more...

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Panel gives go-ahead for uranium mining in Meghalaya


March 19th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) A Meghalaya assembly panel Friday recommended that the government take up a uranium mining project in the West Khasi Hills district without further delay but subject to some ... Read more...

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Free health camp a major draw among Orissa villagers


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirKoraput (Orissa), March 2 (ANI): The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a state-run aeronautics firm, has set up free medical camps in the Maoist affected Orissa's Koraput district to generate confidence ... Read more...

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US-based doctors help needy and destitute people in Punjab


February 15th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Feb 15(ANI): A team of 35 US-based doctors, including a physician of Indian origin, was on a health mission to India, during which they visited Punjab for ... Read more...

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Court allows ABVP to hold Telangana rally (Lead)


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday granted conditional permission to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), which is close to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to hold ... Read more...

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CRPF organizes medical camp in West Midnapore


December 28th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore (WB), Dec 28 (ANI): The 165th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has set-up medical camps in Maoist infested West Midnapore region of West Bengal, to create confidence ... Read more...

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80,000 people affected, 450 houses destroyed in Swabi flood: OCHA


August 18th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 18(ANI): The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that at least 70,000 to 80,000 people have been affected in Swabi by the floods and ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases in West Bengal reach 19 (Lead)


August 13th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The total number of confirmed swine flu cases in West Bengal rose to 19 Thursday night, with six new cases during the day, officials said. "We've received six ... Read more...

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10-day camps in West Bengal for swine flu awareness


August 13th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The union health ministry will carry out 10-day medical camps across West Bengal to create awareness among people about the swine flu infection, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Elaborate arrangements made for Amarnath Yatra


June 14th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 14 (ANI): Special and elaborate arrangements have been made for the famous Amarnath Yatra which is scheduled to begin from June 15.The Sri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) and the ... Read more...

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