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Viral fever grips Gurgaon


September 9th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 9 (IANS) The number of people afflicted with viral fever of 'mixed culture' is rapidly increasing in Gurgaon. Private hospitals are full of patients suffering from viral fevers. ... Read more...

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Quack scoops out infant’s brain during surgery in UP


September 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a quack who operated on an infant at a clinic in Moradabad, 335 km from the Uttar Pradesh capital, allegedly scooped out ... Read more...

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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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Punjab lawmaker’s sting catches doctor at wrong place


August 30th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not often that a government doctor gets to treat his boss in a private hospital where he is not supposed to be at all.But ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh official found with assets worth Rs.11 cr


August 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A health official in Chhattisgarh was found to have amassed assets worth Rs.11 crore, which was disproportionate to his known sources of income, a senior Anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Direct or indirect use of tobacco will mar potential sporting careers


August 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Former India shuttler U Vimal Kumar's advice for parents who want their children to be sporting personalities is that they should quit using all types of ... Read more...

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Action against Punjab health officials for infant’s death


August 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ... Read more...

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Woman’s gall bladder removed instead of appendix


August 17th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) In a case of alleged negligence, doctors in a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir removed the gall bladder of a woman instead of her swollen appendix.The ... Read more...

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7 killed in shooting at US gurudwara (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left six people dead and one gunman killed by a ... Read more...

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One killed, 3 hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left at least three people critically wounded and one gunman ... Read more...

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Supreme Court comes to rescue of Vrindavan widows


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Irked over the insensitivity towards abandoned widows in Vrindavan, the Supreme Court Friday said India was the only country where every day people distribute free ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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Scandalous state of Mathura’s child welfare homes (Lead, changing dateline)


June 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, June 25 (IANS) Mathura's child welfare system is marred by poor sanitation and living standards, dilapidated buildings, ineffective staff and irregular adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of Child ... Read more...

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Scandalous state of Mathura’s child welfare homes


June 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Mathura's child welfare system is marred by poor sanitation and living standards, dilapidated buildings, ineffective staff and irregular adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of ... Read more...

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Unwell Glock ruled out of Valencia race


June 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illness has ruled Marussia driver Timo Glock out of the Formula One European Grand Prix here Sunday.The intestine infection kept the German racer out of ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead, says doctor


June 24th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was pulled out Sunday from a deep borewell here after a four-day ordeal, is dead, a senior hospital doctor said.Chief ... Read more...

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Girl remains trapped for over 60 hours in borewell


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar, June 23 (IANS) More than 60 hours after four-year-old Mahi fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell in a Manesar village in Haryana in the foothills of the Aravali ranges, hopes ... Read more...

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Mahi trapped in borewell not responding to calls (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town was not responding to the calls of the rescue team ... Read more...

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Russian military doctor held for taking bribe


June 21st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top military medical officer in Russia has been arrested after being caught red-handed accepting a hefty bribe, officials said.Maj. Gen. Yury Sabanin, head of ... Read more...

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Four-year-old falls in borewell in Haryana


June 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) A four-year-old has fallen into a deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town. A rescue operation has been launched, police said here Thursday.The girl child slipped into ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes sex test (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test Tuesday ... Read more...

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Starving sisters locked for months, rescued in Delhi


June 16th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Locked up inside their home and unfed for months together, two sisters were rescued from their north Delhi apartment Saturday, police officials said.Found in tattered ... Read more...

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Female foeticide: Maharashtra doctor in police custody


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 3 (IANS) A doctor and two midwives were Sunday remanded to police custody till June 6 by a Maharashtra court for allegedly dumping two female foetuses under ... Read more...

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Doctors among four charged with rape


May 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Four people, including two government doctors, have been booked for gang-raping a teenage girl for nine days in Haryana's Mewat district, police said Friday.Police in Punhana ... Read more...

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UP to set up control rooms for road accident victims


May 25th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will set up control rooms on national and state highways to provide emergency services to accident victims in district-level hospitals across the state, officials ... Read more...

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Apex court sets up panel on Vrindavan widows


May 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set up a seven-member committee to go into the socio-economic condition of widows living in the holy city of Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Passive smoking worsens asthmic children’s health


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children exposed to passive smoking continue to suffer in terms of health, says a new study.Results showed that 53 percent of children exposed to passive smoking ... Read more...

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Measles kills four kids, affects over 80 in Odisha


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) An outbreak of measles has killed four children and affected over 80 people - mostly young ones aged below five - in Odisha's Rayagada district in ... Read more...

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Odisha court orders boy to clean hospital area for theft


April 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) A court in Odisha has ordered a boy to clean the outdoor of a hospital for six months as he was found guilty in a theft ... Read more...

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Baby girl abandoned in Gurgaon


April 25th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 25 (IANS) A 10-day-old baby girl was found abandoned in the old jail complex in the city Wednesday, the third such case in less than a fortnight, police ... Read more...

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Enraged parents attack doctor, held


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Gurgaon-based couple was arrested Sunday for assaulting a doctor at Lok Nayak Hospital in central Delhi, police said.According to police, John and Mohnissa, were ... Read more...

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