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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa


September 13th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services, ... Read more...

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Actor Rajendra Prasad discharged from hospital


September 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Actor Rajendra Prasad was discharged from hospital Wednesday morning after two days of medical care."His health condition is much better now and the doctors have confirmed ... Read more...

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Bulgarian women gang jailed for London pickpocketing


August 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A gang of three Bulgarian women, who picked pockets of disabled and blind people on public transport in London, have been jailed.Gergina Georgjeva, 21, Dimitra Miteva, ... Read more...

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NCW chairperson meets Gogoi on molestation case


July 18th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Mamata Sharma Wednesday met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the G.S. Road molestation of a teenage girl ... Read more...

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Mizoram to introduce helicopter service in remote areas


July 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) Mizoram will soon introduce helicopter services to remote areas to supervise developmental works, provide connectivity to people in emergency situations and carry dignitaries, an official said ... 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...

Posted in World News |

Maharashtra textile town in grip of jaundice


June 18th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) More than 500 new cases of jaundice have been reported from the textile town of Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur district in the last four days and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Passenger dies mid-air during Mexico-Belgium flight


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANNON, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Jetairfly passenger plane flying from Mexico to Belgium made an emergency landing in Ireland on Wednesday morning after one of its passengers became unwell in mid-air, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Colombian rebels kill 12 soldiers


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 22 (IANS) At least 12 army soldiers were killed in clashes with rebels in northern Colombia Monday, officials said.The fighting between Colombian Army soldiers and the rebel of ... Read more...

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Punjab to have mobile ambulance for animals


May 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Animals in Punjab may now receive more prompt medical attention as the state government has decided to start a free veterinary mobile ambulance service to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NRI children: Abhigyan suffering from attachment disorder


April 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Bhattacharya family may have won the legal battle against the Norwegian authorities over Abhigyan and Aishwarya's custody but the young boy faces another challenge -- ... Read more...

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Spears’ fiance becomes her co-conservator


April 26th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) Britney Spears' fiance Jason Trawick has finally become the co-conservator of her multimillion-dollar fortune.Trawick was approved as a co-conservator for the pop star by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Son Bilawal to accompany Zardari on India trip


April 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will accompany his father and President Asif Ali Zardari on his trip to India Sunday, informed ... Read more...

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Abolish pelvic exams, China group says


March 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A public welfare body has urged the government to remove gynaecological examinations from the physical exams for civil service recruitment.The Beijing Yirenping Centre(BYC) made the request ... Read more...

Posted in World |

15 foot high Kate Moss billboard crushes shoppers on Oxford Street


March 8th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four people were left needing medical care after a giant billboard, featuring Kate Moss, collapsed on them. The 15-foot wooden structure standing on the ... Read more...

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Cuba to test new AIDS vaccine


March 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 7 (IANS) Cuba has unveiled a new AIDS vaccine which has successfully been tested on mice, and the country is ready to begin human testing soon, a media ... Read more...

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Injured woman may be evacuated to Israel


February 14th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) Tal Yehoshua Koren, an Israeli embassy staffer who was injured Monday in a car bombing in New Delhi, may be evacuated to Israel, a media ... Read more...

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Indian doctors cure Iraqi’s 15-year-old ‘curse’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A gunshot wound left one of his legs motionless, forcing him to walk with a limp for more than 15 years. But thanks to Indian ... Read more...

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Bill Gates sad as Pakistani child prodigy dies


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Microsoft chief Bill Gates was saddened to learn about the death of Pakistan's Arfa Karim who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pilot safe as MiG-21 crashes in Haryana (Lead, Changing Dateline)


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), Dec 2 (IANS) An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter crashed in Haryana's Sirsa district Friday following a technical snag but the pilot managed to eject moments before the ... Read more...

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George Michael recovering from pneumonia


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Singer George Michael, who was admitted to a hospital for severe pneumonia, is recovering, says his publicist.Certain media reports claimed that Michael is "at death's ... Read more...

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George Michael cancels all tour dates


November 27th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer George Michael has cancelled the remaining dates of his 2011 tour as he battles pneumonia, says representative.The "Faith" hitmaker, 48, was hospitalised in Vienna, Austria ... Read more...

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Protesting widows, kin of 26/11 victims detained


November 26th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Police Saturday detained around two dozen widows and family members of the victims who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the third ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EU gives flood aid to Pakistan


October 18th, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 18 (IANS) The European Union has given 6.5 million euros ($9 million) in emergency aid for the flood victims in Pakistan, a media report said Tuesday.The UN had ... Read more...

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UN calls for over $350 mn to help flood-hit Pakistan


September 20th, 2011 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) The UN has made an appeal for around $357 million to help the Pakistani government in providing assistance to over five million people affected by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Night of wait and worry at Ramlila ground


August 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Anticipating that Anna Hazare might be evicted, thousands of supporters spent a wakeful night in and around the Ramlila Maidan, forming a human shield in ... Read more...

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Karachi youth killing: Court sentences one to death


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday sentenced to death a paramilitary trooper accused in the killing of an unarmed youth. Six others ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhopal gas survivors burn effigy of corruption


August 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 9 (IANS) More than 200 survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster burnt an effigy symbolising corruption and demonstrated against "Corruption in medical care, rehabilitation and compensation disbursement".The ... Read more...

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Kenya plans fighting diseases with mobile phones


August 5th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 5 (IANS) Researchers in Kenya are advocating use of mobile phones to enable people seek timely help against diseases like malaria and malnutrition.As mobile phones have penetrated most ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victim’s children protest in New Delhi


June 28th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) About a hundred children of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy demonstrated in front of the Prime Minister's Office Monday demanding medical care, ... Read more...

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Adopt homeless dogs: Trisha Krishnan (With Images)


June 5th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Actress Trisha Krishnan, who made her Bollywood debut with "Khatta Meetha", is urging people to adopt homeless dogs in new advertisement for animal activist group ... Read more...

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Cats inspired Egypt’s Pharaonic fashion rage


May 30th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) A breed of cat called the Egyptian mau worshipped in the days of Pharaohs had been a source of inspiration for Egypt's Pharaonic fashion, says an ... Read more...

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New Zealand pledges $785,000 for aid in Libya


April 14th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 14 (IANS) The New Zealand government has announced one million NZ dollars ($785,000) as support for the international humanitarian effort to help civilians affected by fighting in Libya."The ... Read more...

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China to recruit 100,000 graduates at grassroots level


April 9th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China is planning to recruit 100,000 graduates by 2015 to work in grassroots units.The plan is part of a national campaign to support education, agriculture, medical ... Read more...

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