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JSPL begins commercial production at Odisha plant


August 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday began commercial production at its wide plate mill in Odisha, a senior company official said.The two million tonne per ... Read more...

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Amid threats of Maoist violence, Bihar polls enter last lap (Curtainraiser - Phase 6)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) The six-phased Bihar elections enters the last lap Saturday when 26 constituencies, 18 of them in Maoist strongholds, go to the polls with officials fervently hoping that ... Read more...

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WHO declares swine flu pandemic over


August 11th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (DPA) The World Health Organisation Tuesday officially declared the swine flu pandemic over, 14 months after it issued the highest influenza alert level for the disease. "The new H1N1 virus ... Read more...

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WHO: H1N1 not over as yet


June 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the World Health Organization, the H1N1 flu pandemic is not yet over. However WHO said that the intense activity of the disease is over ... Read more...

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6 in 10 Americans believe serious swine flu outbreak likely in fall/winter


July 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Six in ten Americans believe there will be widespread swine flu cases this fall or winter, according to a new survey.According to the national poll conducted by the ... Read more...

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India wants US to screen passengers for swine flu


June 16th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India Tuesday said there should be "some kind of screening" for outbound travellers in the US as most people coming from that country have been tested positive ... Read more...

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First swine flu death outside Americas reported (Lead)


June 15th, 2009 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (DPA) The first swine flu death outside the Americas was reported in Scotland, a government spokesman said Sunday in Glasgow. The death follows about 145 deaths in the Americas, mostly ... Read more...

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Swine flu: Thermal scanners to be installed at Delhi airport (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Thermal scanners, which scan the body temperature of a person, will be installed at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport for early detection of suspected influenza A(H1N1) ... Read more...

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Swine flu screening stepped up at Delhi airport


June 12th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Screening of passengers for the swine flu virus has been stepped up at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here following the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared ... Read more...

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Another swine flu case; No need to worry, says minister (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) As the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared influenza A (H1N1) a pandemic, India Friday said there was "no need to worry" as it had stepped up measures ... Read more...

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Don’t panic, India fully prepared to handle swine flu: Azad


June 12th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India was "prepared at every level" to combat the challenge of influenza A, commonly known as the swine flu, and there was no need to worry, union ... Read more...

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World now in early days of 2009 influenza pandemic


June 12th, 2009 - 3:38 am ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantThe World Health Organization (WHO) declared on 11 June 2009 that 'swine' flu (or influenza caused by H1N1 virus) is a pandemic."On the basis of available evidence, and these expert ... Read more...

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WHO raises swine flu alert to highest pandemic level (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 11 (DPA) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday raised its alert against influenza A (H1N1) to the highest Phase 6, declaring it to be a pandemic. "The scientific criteria for an ... Read more...

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International Red Cross ready to respond to swine flu pandemic


June 12th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by admin
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is ready to further support Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in their response to Influenza A ... Read more...

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Pakistani MP injured in parcel bomb blast


June 5th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian and three members of his family were injured in a parcel bomb blast at his residence here Friday, police said. Police said Yakub Bizenjo, his mother, ... Read more...

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64 countries affected by ‘moderate’ swine flu, says WHO


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 2 (DPA) The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday that 64 countries have seen cases of the new influenza A(H1N1) virus, with a global total of 18,965 infections. Most of the ... Read more...

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Two billion people may get swine flu: WHO (Lead)


May 8th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 7 (DPA) A third of the world could potentially become infected with the new H1N1 influenza virus, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said Thursday. "Looking at past pandemics, a ... Read more...

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Swine flu spreads to 30 US states


May 4th, 2009 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (DPA) The swine flu virus spread to 30 US states Sunday with a total of 226 confirmed cases, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Health officials cautioned ... Read more...

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49 confirmed swine flu cases in the EU: Officials


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm/Geneva, May 3 (DPA) The number of confirmed cases of swine flu in the European Union has now risen to 49, spread over about half a dozen countries, EU health officials reported ... Read more...

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Raising pandemic alert level to 6 still possible: WHO


May 3rd, 2009 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 3 (Xinhua) The World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday that the risk of a pandemic caused by the A/H1N1 virus was still very high and there was still the possibility ... Read more...

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Surveillance and personal hygiene key to ward off swine flu


May 1st, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Doctors representing various professional organisations and systems of medicine on Friday spelt out the preparedness to deal with the outbreak of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as ... Read more...

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WHO changes virus name, 257 confirmed cases


May 1st, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 1 (DPA) The World Health Organization (WHO) updated Thursday the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of what it is now calling only the H1N1 influenza, to 257, including eight deaths, but ... Read more...

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Swine Flue Reaches Pandemic Level 5 Alert


April 30th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
As the case of the spread of Swine Flu becomes more and more serious, The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the alert level to alert level 5. WHO has taken this ... Read more...

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WHO raises swine flu alert to phase 5 - pandemic imminent (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (DPA) World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Margaret Chan has raised the pandemic alert for swine flu by one level to phase 5 in Geneva. The declaration Wednesday night of ... Read more...

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Health experts race against time to end new global flu strain


April 28th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mexico City, Apr.28 (ANI): The World Health Organization has raised the alert level in relation to the `Swine Flu' epidemic to Phase 4, meaning there is sustained human-to-human transmission of the ... Read more...

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Call centre employee killed over mobile phone in Punjab


September 28th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Sep 28 (IANS) A call centre was stabbed to death by three youths, who had borrowed his mobile phone to make a few calls but refused to return it, in ... Read more...

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