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Give post-retirement benefits to 91-year-old worker: Court


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the central government to provide its 91-year-old former employee some of the post-retirement benefits that he had been unable ... Read more...

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Indian Health Ministry investigating superbug presence in Delhi water


April 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): With the controversy surrounding the presence of deadly superbug bacteria NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1) in the water being supplied to the residents of the national capital ... Read more...

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MCD to promote mosquito-proof coolers


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday asked the city residents to use special mosquito-proof coolers (MPC) to keep dengue and chikungunya at bay.The civic body is ... Read more...

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Upgradation of National Centre for Disease Control approved


December 1st, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry for the upgradation of the National Centre for Disease Control ... Read more...

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Apex institute for communicable diseases on anvil (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Worried after the outbreak of dengue and swine flu in the country, the government is to soon set up an apex institute for communicable diseases on the ... Read more...

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Apex institute for communicable diseases to be set up soon


October 29th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Following the outbreak of dengue, malaria and swine flu in the country in recent years, the government is planning to set up soon an apex institute ... Read more...

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Health Ministry refutes CDC claims of Taiwan national getting superbug from India


October 12th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry has rejected the claims of Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in Taipei that one of the two Taiwan nationals, who was injured in ... Read more...

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Spurt in swine flu deaths in Kerala, health ministry to send team


June 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As many as 16 deaths, including those of nine pregnant women, due to swine flu have been reported in Kerala in the last one month while over ... Read more...

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Cooperatives to raise food storage capacity across India


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) Monday decided to make efforts to augment storage capacity in the cooperative sector and promote the development of cold storage infrastructure ... Read more...

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220 Hepatitis E cases in Shimla since January: Minister


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) As many as 220 people in the Himachal Pradesh capital have tested positive for Hepatitis E in the past two months, state Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Shimla water suspect after hepatitis outbreak


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Authorities collected water samples for testing in this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday after seven out of eight blood samples of jaundice patients tested positive for Hepatitis E. The samples ... Read more...

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Seven test positive for Hepatitis E in Shimla


January 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Seven blood samples of jaundice patients in the Himachal Pradesh state capital have tested positive for Hepatitis E - the first incidence of the virus spread liver disease ... Read more...

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Kumbh Mela: 150 doctors, 31 hospitals to control swine flu


January 7th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Dehradun, Jan 7 (IANS) Uttarakhand has set up 31 temporary hospitals and trained at least 150 doctors to check any swine flu outbreak during Kumbh Mela, one of the ... Read more...

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Four more test positive for swine flu in Chhattisgarh


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Four people, including an eight-year-old girl, Wednesday tested positive for swine flu, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) cases in the state to eight, a health ... Read more...

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Swine flu patient recovers by time test results come


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 23 (IANS) A suspected swine flu patient in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city had recovered on his own by the time his sample report, indicating he had tested positive, was received ... Read more...

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Suspected swine flu death in Delhi


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A 48-year-old man, suspected to be suffering from influenza A (H1N1) virus, has died at the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in national capital, an official said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Private lab to conduct swine flu test for Rs.4,000


August 14th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Private diagnostic network Super Religare Laboratories (SRL) said here Friday that it is ready to conduct swine flu tests at Rs.4,000, while the government claims it ... Read more...

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Two swine flu testing centres to come up in Hyderabad


August 13th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Two swine flu testing centres are coming up in Andhra Pradesh, one of the states worst-affected by H1NI infection. One of the two proposed centres will start functioning from ... Read more...

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Japanese national tests positive for swine flu in Kolkata


August 6th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) A Japanese national Thursday tested positive for the swine flu in the West Bengal capital, an official said. Yuki Nakazawa, 22, was admitted to the Beliaghata Infectious Diseases (BID) ... Read more...

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Manipur reports northeast’s first swine flu case


August 2nd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 2 (IANS) In the first case of swine flu reported from the northeastern states, a 19-year-old Manipuri woman fencer who returned from a competition in Singapore has tested positive for ... Read more...

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India’s communicable disease institute gets Rs.5 bn grant


July 30th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday renamed the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) as National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and announced an investment of over ... Read more...

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Clear sky visibility over land has decreased globally over past 30 years


March 13th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A new research has shown that as a result of increases in aerosols, or airborne pollution, clear sky visibility over land has decreased globally over the past ... Read more...

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Pawar appeals cooperative sectors to ensure benefits to small farmers


February 24th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday appealed to the cooperative sectors to ensure a fair share of benefits of growth to small and marginal farmers. ... Read more...

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NCDC disburses record Rs. 3652 to cooperative sector


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) has recorded a spectacular performance by releasing an assistance of Rs. 3652 crore to the cooperative sector during 2007-08, thus exceeding ... Read more...

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