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Patient takes revenge on hospital for ‘ruined’ sex


May 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A woman at a Chinese hospital assaulted a nurse after suspecting that an operation she had undergone 16 years ago there affected her sex life.The incident ... Read more...

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Toxic gas leak kills five in China


May 9th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) At least five people were killed Wednesday due to toxic gas leak in a workshop near an airport in northwest China, officials said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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‘Fast-track mode work for 264 backward districts’


April 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Work on districts lagging on various health parameters across the country will be fast tracked in the year ahead, Minister of State Health and Family Welfare ... Read more...

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China proposes harsh punishment to curb gender imbalance


March 14th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China should impose harsher punishments on medical workers who conduct illegal sex determination tests in order to balance the country's skewed gender ratio, a top official ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on plane


January 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight from southwest Sichuan province to Wuhan.The young female crew members trained to handle in-flight ... Read more...

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China sets guidelines for doctors


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Medical ethics and doctor-patient relationship guidelines have been written into a draft meant to systematize medical practitioners' performances, China's health ministry said.The draft was posted on ... Read more...

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23 suffer burns in China plant blast


December 18th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) As many as 23 workers were injured after an explosion occurred at a factory in China's Shanghai city Saturday, the Shanghai municipal government stated.The incident took ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doctor charged with sexually abusing patients


August 12th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) An Indian-origin doctor has been accused of grabbing the hands of sedated women patients as they lay on an operating table and fondling his private parts ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend about $892 mn on hospitals’ renovation


April 25th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow authorities plan to allocate some 25 billion rubles ($892.3mn) to repair healthcare facilities in 2011, and another 25 million rubles to replace medical equipment ... Read more...

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Two students dead in Yemen as protests continue


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 23 (IANS) At least two youths were shot dead by government supporters during a protest at a university in the capital city of Yemen, which is facing mass unrest against ... Read more...

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Three dead in Bahrain as police crack down on sleeping protesters (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 17 (IANS) Three people were killed early Thursday when police cracked down on sleeping protesters in this Bahrain capital, an action that led to a minister reportedly quitting. By ... Read more...

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Skilled worker is most respected professional in China


November 28th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Skilled workers in factories, farmers and engineers comprise the top three most respected professional categories in China, while people who work in the medical and entertainment industry come ... Read more...

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12 killed in China landslide


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) At least 12 people have been killed and 36 are still missing after mudslides hit a village in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Thursday. Rescuers had saved 23 ... Read more...

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Six Chinese survive Philippine hostage crisis (Fourth Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 23 (DPA) At least six Chinese hostages Monday survived the hijacking of a tourist bus in the Philippines that ended after the hostage-taker was shot dead by police. Police officers and ... Read more...

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Israel retaliates for rocket attack with air strikes on Gaza strip


July 31st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Israel has launched air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket fired from Palestinian territory exploded in an Israeli town 'Ashkelon', the first such attack ... Read more...

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Now, a tool to help fit prosthetic limbs painlessly


May 19th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) A biomedical engineer has developed a new tool to help prosthetic developers fit artificial limbs almost painlessly. One of its versions also tells medical workers when bed-ridden patients ... Read more...

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India’s role very important in Afghanistan: German Envoy


May 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Germany has hailed India's role in capacity building, and development in infrastructure and education sectors in war torn Afghanistan.German Ambassador to India Thomas Matussek ... Read more...

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60 percent doctors in China still smoke


April 27th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China has not been able to put down its brakes on smoking because a majority of doctors - 60 percent - themselves can't say no to the habit, ... Read more...

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China quake toll mounts to 1,484


April 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18(ANI): The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck a Tibetan area in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 1,484 on Sunday morning, with another 312 declared missing.Wednesday's ... Read more...

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China quake toll mounts to 1,100, hopes for survivors fade


April 17th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 17(ANI): The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck a Tibetan area in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 1,100 on Saturday morning, with another 417 remaining missing.Wednesday's ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 589


April 15th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake in China's northwestern Qinghai province has risen to 589 Thursday, officials said. The quake struck at 7.49 a.m. at a depth of ... Read more...

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400 killed, 10,000 injured in China earthquake (Fourth Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) About 400 people were killed Wednesday when a devastating earthquake jolted northwest China's Qinghai province, bringing down buildings like a pack of cards and leaving thousands bloodied and ... Read more...

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How a five-year-old survived Haiti’s earthquake


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): The story of five-year-old Monley Elize being found alive after being trapped for seven days and 21 hours under the rubble of his family home has left many ... Read more...

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Close to 100 dead in fire at Russian club (Lead)


December 5th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (DPA) A fire ripped through a club Friday in the Russian city of Perm, killing close to 100 people, according to officials. Russia's Emergency Ministry said 98 people have been ... Read more...

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42 killed in China mine explosion (Lead)


November 21st, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) At least 42 miners were killed in a gas explosion in a coal mine in northeast China Saturday, an official said. The explosion in a mine in Hegang city ... Read more...

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Intel and GE team up on telemedicine


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (DPA) Going to the doctor could become a thing of the past for many people if the telemedicine plans by Intel and General Electric (GE) come to fruition. The ... Read more...

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Tamils seek Canadian intervention in Sri Lankan war zone


February 13th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 13 (IANS) The powerful Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) has again called upon Canada to put pressure on Sri Lanka to stop "genocide" against the civilians in the conflict zone. "For far ... Read more...

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US, Britain call for ‘temporary’ truce, talks in Sri Lanka (Lead, Chanding dateline)


February 4th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Insisting that the time had come for a political resolution of Sri Lanka's conflict, the US and Britain have called for a "temporary no-fire" period as well as ... Read more...

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US, Britain for ‘temporary’ halt in Sri Lanka war


February 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 4 (IANS) The US and Britain have called for a "temporary" truce in Sri Lanka to let civilians trapped by fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the military to leave ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s donors urge LTTE to surrender


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 3 (IANS) Jointly expressing their "great concern" at the plight of thousands of civilians trapped in fierce fighting in north, Sri Lanka's donor Co-Chairs Tuesday urged the Tamil Tiger ... Read more...

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Briton gets life term for raping his daughters


November 26th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A British man has been served 25 life terms for raping his two daughters over a period of 20 years by torturing them into silence and forcibly fathering ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim woman launches global hunt for 500 ` lovely Osamas


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A woman has launched a global hunt to track down 500 Osamas, and has already turned up with 44. Doctor Farrah Jarral is travelling the world searching ... Read more...

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China gears up to fight epidemics in quake-hit areas


June 18th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Chinese health workers are getting ready to counter epidemics in the quake-hit districts, although no major disease outbreaks have so far been reported after the devastating ... Read more...

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China’s quake toll at 69,000, no outbreak of epidemic


June 2nd, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 2 (Xinhua) The toll in the May 12 earthquake in China's northwest region rose to 69,000, the government said Monday and added that there was no report of outbreak of ... Read more...

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China quake deaths minimised by quick response: premier


May 16th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 16 (Xinhua) Premier Wen Jiabao Friday said China has reduced the toll from Monday's earthquake to the greatest extent possible with speedy relief efforts. "It is still within the ... Read more...

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