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Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

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Sonia shies away from tribal dance rerun


December 17th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Ahead of the festive season, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished Goa a merry Christmas and a happy New year, but did not shake a ... Read more...

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Five die of mite disease in Meghalaya


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) At least five people have died of of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Meghalaya in the past three ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Infected mite cause 12 deaths in Himachal


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) Twelve patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have died in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official statement ... Read more...

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Nine more test positive for scrub typhus in Shimla


August 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Nine patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have been reported here in this Himachal Pradesh capital, an ... Read more...

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44 scrub typhus deaths in Himachal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Forty-four deaths were reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past two years due to scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease caused by the bite of an infected ... Read more...

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Tucson boy sells toys to raise $2.85 for Congresswoman Giffords


January 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A nine-year-old boy was moved with compassion to donate his “widow’s-mite” to injured Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords.The boy, Isaac Saldana, told Huffingdon Post that he was compelled to ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen ‘boasted of his fame as he scoured the net for escorts’


January 19th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Charlie Sheen apparently used his celebrity status to pickup a professional female companion during his recent Las Vegas bender.Sheen apparently sent an email to a woman after surfing ... Read more...

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Destructive rabbits cost Britain 260 mn pounds


December 15th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Rabbits, introduced to Britain by the Romans, have cost the country more than 260 million pounds a year in damage to crops, businesses and infrastructure, according to a ... Read more...

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Kid dies after hiding in tumble dryer


July 27th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A four-year-old child in Britain who loved playing hide and seek died after he hid inside a tumble dryer. Sonny Gibson was locked inside the machine for up to ... Read more...

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Navodaya students lend mite for bio-conservation


February 15th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 20,000 students of Navodaya schools in Madhya Pradesh will lend their mite for conserving the varied bio-diversity of the state. The children selected as 'Jaiv Sanrakshan Doots' ... Read more...

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Bangalore confectioners get set for Christmas with cake mixing ceremony


December 12th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 12 (ANI): The age-old tradition of cake mixing began here on Friday as confectioners, bakers, chefs and a group of selected guests mixed dry fruits and cherries with rum, wine ... Read more...

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Community radio set up by rural women in Gujarat


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Dec. 2 (ANI): A radio station, set up by a group of women in Manipur village of Ahmedabad district to cater to the needs of the rural women, has gained huge ... Read more...

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Mite discovered by Indians is a new genus, say US scientists


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) US scientists say a new mite discovered by their counterparts at the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and christened Mangalaus represents "a new genus". The ... Read more...

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Daycare doesn’t protect kids against asthma, allergy


September 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, taking children to day care might not make them immune to asthma and allergies, say researchers.Children in daycare definitely get more illnesses and experience ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh launches massive afforestation schemes


August 14th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug. 14 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh has launched massive afforestation schemes with people's participation.Personnel of the Indian Army stationed in the state have also come forth in this social forestry project.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Homes under attack, after Hrithik its Ashish’s turn!


July 15th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Looks like holidays and work pressures are not the excuse for our B-town stars to evade and elope from home. The termites take care of it all!After mite attack forced ... Read more...

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Babies born to obese mum ‘at increased asthma risk’


May 20th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Babies born to overweight mothers are at a greater risk of developing asthma, says a new study."Obesity is not a neutral state; adipose tissue is an active producer ... Read more...

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Unique car rally for visually challenged


February 15th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb. 15 (ANI): In a unique car rally here on Monday, dozens of visually challenged people helped their sighted partners to navigate through the city. Each of the cars had the ... Read more...

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”G”day mate” may soon be history Down Under


October 6th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Gday mate, the slang epitomized by late Steve Irwin and Crocodile Dundee actor Paul Hogan, which means hello, may be phased out soon as Australia moves towards ... Read more...

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Eating nuts during pregnancy may make babies more prone to asthma


July 16th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 186 (ANI): Gorging on nuts or nut products like peanut butter regularly during pregnancy may not be a good idea for expectant mothers, for this may actually make their ... Read more...

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British scientists discover allergy-triggering molecule


February 16th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua London, Feb 16 (Xinhua) British scientists have discovered a molecule that appears to play a key role in triggering allergies. Researchers from Barts and the London School of Medicine managed to stop ... Read more...

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