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British soldier gives birth during Afghanistan deployment


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman British soldier has delivered a child in Afghanistan in a first of its kind incident.The Royal Artillery soldier, who did not know she was ... Read more...

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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Girl suffocates to death in hole dug at beach


August 28th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) A 12-year-old Italian girl on vacation with her family in France died from suffocation in a hole she dug at a beach.The girl's death was confirmed ... Read more...

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Helmet-cam Afghan war videos to be shown on BBC


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Video footage captured on helmet cameras of frontline British troops killed in the Afghan war will be shown for the first time in a BBC ... Read more...

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Spider spent five days in Chinese woman’s ear


August 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) She arrived at China's Changsha Central Hospital with an itchy ear, only to learn the cause was a spider that had crawled into the ear canal. ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host medical students’ global meet


August 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) An international panel of medics will host its 61st general assembly in Mumbai Aug 9, to be attended by 1,000 delegates from across 114 countries, ... Read more...

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17 killed in clashes at Yemen’s interior ministry


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 31 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Barrymore, the saviour


July 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore, who is expecting her first child with husband Will Kopelman, came to the rescue of a man when she was taking a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t go for drastic diets, says Hathaway


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway has urged young fans not to follow her example of taking up a drastic diet to lose weight. She confesses suffering after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A dozen UP doctors injured in clash with police


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) At least a dozen Unani and Ayurvedic doctors were injured in clashes with the police here after hundreds of medics, including women, tried to stage protest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Odisha gang rape: Doctors protest action


June 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Doctors in Odisha Tuesday protested police action against three medics for allegedly not taking care of a gangrape victim who died after more than six months ... Read more...

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Beatles blamed for drug epidemics in Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rampant drug abuse in modern Russia can be traced to the rock band Beatles and their experiments with psychedelics, a psychoactive drug, the country' ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Five struck by lightning in Moscow


June 13th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stroll in the park ended in hospital for five Uzbek college students in Moscow after a lightning bolt hit the ground next to them, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

At 330 kg, British teenager would secretly gobble food


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A teenaged girl, dubbed as Britain's fattest teen and presently hospitalised, used to order her favourite junk food online and get it stealthily delivered, her parents ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russian steals ambulance


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) A 24-year-old man in the Russian city of Izhevsk stole an ambulance and drove it around for two days before getting caught, police said.The man climbed ... Read more...

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Injured Al Pacino gets treatment on movie set


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Al Pacino was treated by doctors on the set of his new movie "Stand Up Guys" after he hurt his eye in an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British teen comes alive after being brain dead


April 25th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Briton gouges out girlfriend’s eyes


April 13th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) A 33-year-old Briton has admitted he blinded his girlfriend - a mother of two - by gouging out her eyes in a premeditated and vicious attack.Shane ... Read more...

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Bolton midfielder Muamba critically ill after collapse


March 18th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba is "critically ill" after collapsing to the ground in an English football FA Cup quarterfinal tie against Tottenham Hotspur."Bolton Wanderers can ... Read more...

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Moore banned from weighing herself


February 9th, 2012 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has been banned from weighing herself while in rehab. The 49-year-old actress is undergoing treatment for "substance abuse and anorexia" at Cirque ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Baby born with no blood saved by doctors


January 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A baby born no blood was saved by doctors after an extraordinary procedure. The baby was initially left for dead and left to stay that way for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Depressurised plane makes emergency landing in Russia


January 24th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Boeing-737 with 78 people on board, flying from Russia's Rostov-on-Don city to Moscow, had to make an emergency landing 20 minutes after take-off ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pen removed from woman’s tummy after 25 years


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) An elderly woman in Britain had a pen stuck in her stomach for 25 years. The 76-year-old accidentally swallowed the felt-tip pen in the 1980s when ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

George Michael responding to treatment


November 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer George Michael, suffering from pneumonia, is making good progress and responding well to the treatment, says a friend.The 48-year-old singer, who is currently on his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Humphrey the Hippo’ kills owner in South Africa


November 13th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by BNO News
KLERKSDORP, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A South African man who raised a hippo, which is often considered to be the most dangerous animal in Africa, was found dead on his property ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

South Africa’s Dikgacoi could make long-awaited injury return


October 12th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 12 (IANS) Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi is expected to be fit and play some role for Crystal Palace in their English Championship clash with Watford Saturday.The Bafana Bafana international ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 100 Occupy Boston protesters arrested in US


October 12th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) More than 100 "Occupy Boston" protesters were arrested in the US city of Boston early Tuesday, the movement's organisers said.At 1:30 Tuesday morning, hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan seeks UN help for early weather warning system


October 6th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday sought UN help for provision of early weather warning system for his country to pre-empt damage in any ... Read more...

Posted in World |

At least eight civilians killed, dozens injured in Yemen’s Taiz province


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TAIZ, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight civilians were killed and dozens more were injured on early Wednesday when Yemeni government forces attacked protesters in the southern province of Taiz, medics ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

18 dead as Yemeni forces fire on protesters


September 18th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 18 (IANS) The deaths from an attack by the Yemeni government forces on protesters marching Sunday in the capital to demand President Ali Abdullah Saleh's resignation have risen ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No Rapunzel, schoolgirl may die if she combs her hair


August 18th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A schoolgirl in Scotland has a rare condition following which she has been asked not to comb her hair too vigorously as it could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ireland hospitals face doctor shortage


July 8th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Hospitals in Ireland are now facing staff shortage due to lack of junior doctors, and the country is seeking medics from other countries, including India and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s most premature baby, born at 21 weeks, goes home healthy!


April 26th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): A German baby girl, born at just 21 weeks and five days, has been released from the hospital and sent home with her parents after five months in ... Read more...

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