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Adriano signs with Flamengo


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.Flamengo confirmed on its ... Read more...

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Asking women what they want: A step to improve maternal health


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Was the labour room clean, was the medical staff polite and caring, were the mother and baby looked after properly? These are among questions proposed ... Read more...

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Adriano cleared to resume training


August 21st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano could make his long-awaited return to football within a month after being cleared by doctors to resume training.Adriano underwent surgery ... 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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Flamengo still eyeing Adriano return


August 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Flamengo president Patricia Amorim says the club could still re-sign former Brazil international striker Adriano.The 30-year-old has been undergoing physiotherapy under the guidance of ... Read more...

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Deshmukh critical, family forbids health bulletin (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to the Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, an official said, adding his family ... Read more...

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Collapsed walker is Olympic hero


August 5th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian walker who collapsed while chasing a medal at the Olympics is a true example of heroism, the head of the Russian Olympic ... Read more...

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British mother jailed after son drowns in bathtub


July 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A drunk mother, who left her two young children alone in a bath full of water and remained engrossed in talking with neighbours while one of ... Read more...

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53 rescuers pulled out of southwest China mine, 5 workers trapped


July 29th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
PU'AN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Fifty-three rescuers were pulled out after being trapped in a mine where five miners remain missing in southwestern China, local authorities said Friday.The group of fifty-three rescuers ... Read more...

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142 Indian contingent for London Olympics


July 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday approved a 142-member Indian contingent, comprising 81 athletes and 36 coaches, for the London Olympics.While approving the Indian contingent, the ministry ... Read more...

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UK: Docs’ ‘basic errors’ killing 1,000 a month


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that in UK, basic errors by doctors result in the death of almost 1,000 people a month. The London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

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Former Liverpool defender Aurelio out with injury


July 1st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS) Former Liverpool and Valencia defender Fabio Aurelio will miss the remainder of the Brazilian Serie A season after suffering a serious knee injury.The 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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Flamengo upbeat about Adriano return


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Flamengo coach Joel Santana admitted he was "eagerly awaiting" the return of former Brazil international striker Adriano.The 30-year-old is still officially without a club ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag Steel Plant (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others injured in a major fire that broke out at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway opens aid camps for heat-stroke affected


June 6th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Eastern Railway Wednesday opened special health camps at several stations under its jurisdiction to help the passengers suffering from heat stroke."For the treatment of ... Read more...

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Moto-Rev Team dominate day 1 of racing championship


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 2 (IANS) Moto-Rev India riders, led by country's top biker Krishnan Rajini, took the day's honours with a bunch of podium finishes in the Sidvin-MMSC National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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No decision yet on Adriano, says Flamengo president


April 21st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Flamengo Football Club president Patricia Amorim says the club is still undecided about whether to re-sign troubled striker Adriano.Amorim also said there was no ... Read more...

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Pieters out for season, might miss Euro 2012


April 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 17 (IANS) Netherlands and PSV defender Erik Pieters will miss the remainder of the Dutch football season and is in danger of missing out on Euro 2012, ... Read more...

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Former Brazilian striker Adriano released from hospital


April 15th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano has been released from hospital and is ready to begin rehabilitation after a second operation on his left Achilles tendon.Hospital ... Read more...

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Livorno footballer dies of heart attack


April 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 15 (IANS) All Italian football matches scheduled for the weekend were suspended after Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini died of a heart attack during a Serie B match.A crowd ... Read more...

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Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

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Adriano to have surgery on left foot


April 7th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano insists he can still be a part of Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign despite another injury setback. ... Read more...

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Gunman robs doctors mid-surgery at Venezuelan hospital


March 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 11 (IANS/EFE) A man robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama’s young player dies on field


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 10 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's 14-year-old player Wendel Junio Venancio da Silva suffered what appeared to be a heart stroke during the team's under-15 football practice ... Read more...

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Child rights panel questions Bengal on infant deaths


February 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taking cognizance of deaths of new-born babies in various hospitals of West Bengal, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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Eight babies die in Russian hospital


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight newborn babies have died in a children's hospital in western Russia, forcing officials to launch an investigation.The deaths took place in the North Caucasus ... Read more...

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17-day-old baby gets cornea transplant


December 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A 17-day-old infant has become the youngest Briton to have a cornea transplant.Eva Joyce, now four months old, has a rare congenital condition and was born ... Read more...

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Three killed in US chopper crash


December 27th, 2011 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Three people, including the pilot, were killed in a helicopter crash in the US state of Florida Monday.The chopper was carrying two medical staff from a ... Read more...

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Australia’s teen bowling sensation Cummins doubtful for India series


December 7th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Australia's teen bowling sensation Patrick Cummins is doubtful for the four-match Test series against India as scans on his heel revealed the injury to be worse ... Read more...

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Adriano, Affelay and Iniesta to miss Milan game


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (IANS) Defending champions Barcelona will be without Adriano, Irabhim Affelay and Andres Iniesta in their UEFA Champions League match away to AC Milan Wednesday.The Spanish giants ... Read more...

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China to train 35,000 medical staff for disaster situations


November 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China has plans to prepare thousands of medical staff who could be helpful in emergency situations caused by disasters.According to health authorities, over 35,000 emergency response ... Read more...

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UN: South Sudan rebels kill nine civilians during weekend attacks


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) has dispatched peacekeepers and medical staff to northern South Sudan after deadly attacks during the weekend by members of a rebel group.The attacks ... Read more...

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