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Two drown off Mumbai’s Juhu beach


August 20th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Two men Monday drowned off Juhu beach after they went for a swim in the sea, police said here."Two men were found drowning at the beach ... 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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Candid maternity talk with men - from behind veil (Feature, With Images)


May 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Beh Charan (Rajasthan), May 4 (IANS) "Did your prasav (delivery) go off well this time?" "Was the jaapa (birth) without any problems?" These are questions that a male health worker ... Read more...

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A dai steps toward ensuring safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With images)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beh Charan (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) She has assisted in the birth of almost the entire village population. At 65, Charki Devi, a dai or midwife in a Rajasthan village, ... Read more...

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Ghana cholera toll rises to 21


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) The toll in the cholera outbreak here in Ghana's capital has risen to 21. Over 1,500 cases of the disease have been reported, an official said.Ato ... Read more...

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Didn’t suspect anybody was following: Israeli embassy car driver


February 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The driver of the Israeli embassy car, that was gutted in a blast after an explosive device was attached to the vehicle, Wednesday said he ... Read more...

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Do’s and dont’s this Diwali


October 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Here are some tips on how to celebrate a safe Diwali this year: Do's: 1. Buy crackers from only licensed shops, avoid Chinese products. 2. Keep fireworks in boxes, away from children. 3. Burst crackers ... Read more...

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Farmer’s wife treated for rare brain disease


August 9th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The wintry morning of Dec 18, 2010, was just another day for Omwati Singh, a farmer's wife in Haryana's Ballabhgarh, when the 42-year-old woke up ... Read more...

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48 students fall ill after having mid-day meal


July 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra, July 14 (IANS) Fortyeight school students in this Haryana district fell ill after having contaminated mid-day meal Thursday, health officials said.The incident happened in two government-run primary schools in ... Read more...

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42 dead, over 100 injured in Pakistan triple blasts


April 4th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and over a hundred injured Sunday when three powerful blasts ripped through a crowded shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province. ... Read more...

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Study shows the way we live directly affects the length of our bodies


March 27th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): It is widely believed that people from the upper class look down on individuals belonging to the middle and lower classes.Now, a 30-year-research by leading economists, biologists, historians ... Read more...

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Police honour man for saving 600 lives on highway


February 20th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) When most people look the other way and walk on when someone is involved in a road accident, but Israr, "the saviour on the Lucknow-Delhi highway" remains a ... Read more...

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European Parliament approves law that allows seeking health care in any EU country


January 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a law that allows patients to seek medical care in another European Union country, the EU Directive on patients' rights in cross-border ... Read more...

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Security forces gun down a Maoist in West Midnapore encounter


January 4th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore, Jan 4 (ANI): Security forces gunned down a Maoist and injured another during an encounter at Kankardara village in Lalgarh region of West Bengal's West Midnapore District on Tuesday.West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Campaign launched to save birds from kite’s thread in Surat


January 1st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Jan.1 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation (NGO) launched an awareness campaign in Gujarat's Surat city to save birds that get killed by the kite threads during the Makar Sankranti, a festival ... Read more...

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The big freeze: New Yorkers continue to battle two feet of snow (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in freezing subway carriages for hours overnight after the snow took out power to their train, even as others in New York ... Read more...

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Himachal to launch free ambulance service


December 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will launch a free ambulance service this week to provide timely medical aid to its residents during emergencies, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Monday."The Atal ... Read more...

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Assam launches healthcare helpline


November 7th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday launched a healthcare facility under which patients will be able to seek tips from doctors round-the-clock on an emergency telephone number.The emergency helpline 104 ... Read more...

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Pittsburgh Teen passes driving test and then crashes into DMV


October 15th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A teenager soon after passing a driving test bumped into a car. According to sources, the teen thought the car was parked however it was not parked ... Read more...

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Daniel McDaniels Shoots His Own Face While Loading Rifle Own


October 5th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A man belonging to Sarasota met with a bizarre accident last Friday night. He was trying to load his long rifle of .22 caliber ... Read more...

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Tata Indicom launches emergency medical service on mobile


September 15th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Tata Indicom Wednesday launched an emergency service, "doctor on call", in partnership with Rx Healthcare Magic Private Ltd, to offer consultation to all Tata Indicom and Tata ... Read more...

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Another woman dies of swine flu in Andhra


August 4th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Another pregnant woman died of swine flu in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, taking the toll to 18 since June this year. The woman died at King George Hospital in coastal ... Read more...

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Junior NTR Is Recovers Fast From Injury


July 29th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as junior NTR has been injured in a minor accident while shooting for his latest Telugu flick Shakthi in Manali. ... Read more...

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Assam offers medical advice on phone


July 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday launched a healthcare facility under which patients will be able to seek life-saving tips from doctors round-the-clock on an emergency telephone number, Health Minister ... Read more...

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Singer Mika Singh Saves A Road Accident Victim


July 6th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Singer Mika Singh came to the rescue of an injured and profusely bleeding accident victim in the early hours of July 3. Mika, accompanied by singer ... Read more...

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President Sarkozy acknowledges death of paratrooper


April 9th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) – French President Nicolas Sarkozy expressed his deep condolences to the family of the fallen legionnaire following his death during a mission in Afghanistan, the President’s press office ... Read more...

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Three Orissa cops suspended for custodial death


April 6th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Three police officials, including the head of a police station, were suspended Tuesday for the death of a man in police custody in Orissa's Keonjhar district. Abhiram Nayak, ... Read more...

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25 killed in Nepal bus accident (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 18 (IANS) In the worst road accident in Nepal this year, at least 25 people were killed when a bus fell off the highway and plunged into a river in ... Read more...

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17 killed, 20 injured in Bengal accident


February 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 20 injured when a speeding bus collided with a truck in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district Thursday, police said. The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Unemployed Haryana youth attempts self-immolation


January 18th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 17 (IANS) An unemployed youth, who had cleared the eligibility test for recruitment as a teacher but was not appointed, Sunday unsuccessfully attempted to immolate himself near Haryana Chief ... Read more...

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When GI Joe star Channing Tatum accidentally burnt his penis on film set


January 13th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): American actor Channing Tatum has revealed the excruciating pain he went through after he accidentally burnt his penis on a film set.According to Details magazine, Tatum, 29, was ... Read more...

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Swine flu: December sees 38 deaths in Chandigarh


December 27th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The dip in the mercury in December has seen a surge in swine flu cases in this union territory, and a high death toll of 38 in the ... Read more...

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Road rage claims one life outside Mumbai airport


December 15th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) A youth died of injuries sustained in a quarrel between the drivers of two cars after a minor accident outside Mumbai airport early Tuesday. The incident occurred a few ... Read more...

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Oregon Ducks Cheerleader Katelynn Johnson Injured After Being Hit With A Bottle


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Oregon cheerleader Katelynn Johnson got injured during Saturday's match when the Oregon Ducks clashed with the Arizona Wildcats, as she was hit by a bottle ... Read more...

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Phone a doctor emergency service 104 to be launched in Assam


November 14th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 14 (IANS) Doctors on telephone and attending to emergency calls and providing possible life saving tips or guiding a patient to the right hospital or a specialist - this is ... Read more...

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