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George Michael doesn’t plan future


September 9th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Singer George Michael, who battled death while suffering from pneumonia last year, has stopped thinking about the future.The "Careless whisper" singer contracted pneumonia late last ... Read more...

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Man kills daughter because she didn’t smile at him


August 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A man in New Zealand has been charged with murdering his two-year-old daughter after he allegedly threw her against a wall and then stomped on her ... Read more...

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Woman dies after workers drill holes above her bed


July 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Britain's National Health Service (NHS) has apologised to the family of a woman who died hours after workmen turned her hospital room into a building site.According ... Read more...

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George Michael’s brain damage scare


July 19th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Singer George Michael says his doctors feared that he suffered from brain damage as his accent changed after he battled pneumonia."Mine was two days of ... Read more...

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450,000 Pakistani kids die of malnutrition annually


July 15th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistani health experts have said an estimated 450,000 children die of malnutrition and other diseases every year in the country.Speaking during a two-day workshop, conducted by ... Read more...

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British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

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Horse-drawn carriage to carry Gibb’s coffin


June 7th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Late singer Robin Gibb's coffin will be taken to the funeral ground in a glass-sided horse-drawn carriage.A service is due to take place Friday at the ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb’s death was caused by kidney failure


May 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb died of kidney failure last Sunday after a two-year battle with cancer and having recently suffering from pneumonia. Gibb’s son Robin ... Read more...

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‘Stayin’ Alive’ singer Robin Gibb dead


May 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who was battling colon and liver cancer, died Sunday. He was 62."The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb unable to speak


May 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb is still battling colon cancer in hospital, and is only able to communicate by blinking his eyes, as he has a tracheotomy tube ... Read more...

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Cuba to start clinical trials of pneumonia vaccine


May 4th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 4 (IANS) Cuba will begin this year clinical trials of a new pneumonia vaccine developed by the island nation's biotech industry, the official daily Granma said.The vaccine was ... Read more...

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Dad’s demise brings Diaz, Paltrow closer


May 1st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz made a strong emotional bond with fellow actress Gwyneth Paltrow after she lost her father due to cancer.Paltrow's filmmaker father Bruce ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb in coma


April 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who has been battling cancer for the past few years, has gone into coma, following a bout of pneumonia.The singer's family, ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Swine flu claimed its first victim in Mumbai as a 23-year-old pregnant woman died in a hospital after she contracted the deadly H1N1 virus, an official ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb battles pneumonia


April 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb is reportedly battling pneumonia, less than a month after achieving remission from colon and liver cancer.The 62-year-old star is being treated in a ... Read more...

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George Michael writes song about death experience


April 6th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Singer George Michael has revealed he has written a song about his near death experience.The song is titled "White Light", and the 48-year-old describes the time ... Read more...

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Gere remembers friend Herb Ritts


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Richard Gere has paid a touching tribute to late photographer Herb Ritts who died from pneumonia in 2002.Gere shared his memories before ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims one life in Bhopal


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has died of swine flu at a private hospital here, a doctor said Thursday.Anil Hole, a resident of Saket Nagar was admitted to ... Read more...

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Unicef urges India to curb open defecation


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Tuesday stressed the urgent need for India, the first among 12 countries where open defecation takes place, to check ... Read more...

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A broken heart can snuff out life


March 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A broken heart could snuff out life in the wake of bereavement, which weakens our immune system and its ability to ward off infections, says a ... Read more...

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My son was thrown out of MV Prabhu Daya: Father


March 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The father of 24-year-old Prasobh Sugathan, second officer on MV Prabhu Daya, the merchant ship under investigation for ramming into a Kerala fishing boat, denied that ... Read more...

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Parents to use dead son’s semen to have surrogate child


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Thanks to a verdict by a Lok Adalat in Kerala, an elderly casual labourer and his wife have won the right to collect their deceased ... Read more...

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Falak coping well after fifth surgery: Doctor


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for over a month, two-year-old battered baby Falak is coping well after the ... Read more...

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Zinc-antibiotic saves kids with pneumonia


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 8 (IANS) Respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, are the biggest killers of children under five years old. But standard antibiotic therapy, given to children with zinc, improved ... Read more...

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30 percent chance Falak will remain vegetative: Doctors


February 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Doctors at AIIMS who have been treating baby Falak for over two weeks said Tuesday there is a 30-40 percent chance that the battered two-year-old ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Battling for survival for over two weeks at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old battered baby Falak continued to be critical ... Read more...

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19 infants die in two Bengal hospitals


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Highlighting the poor state of health services in West Bengal, 19 infants have died in two district government hospitals in the past two days, a ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating bug spreads in Britain


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A flesh-eating form of pneumonia that is easily passed between healthy people on public transport is spreading across Britain, the Daily Mail reported.The deadly strain of ... Read more...

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Cancer chemical found in Chinese river


January 21st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) High levels of a cancer-causing heavy metal and arsenic have been discovered in a river and reservoir in southern China.Despite efforts to dilute the pollution, carcinogenic ... Read more...

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The real ‘Anthony Gonsalves’ no more


January 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 19 (IANS) Anthony Gonsalves, a Goan orchestra maestro and the man to whom the legendary Bollywood song "My Name is Anthony Gonsalves" was dedicated, is dead.Gonsalves, 84, who ... Read more...

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Bengal reports more crib deaths, seven dead in 24 hours


January 18th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The horror of crib deaths in West Bengal returned Wednesday with seven infants, aged between three hours to three months, dying in a 24-hour period in ... Read more...

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Hospital patient gets $44 mn bill by mistake


January 18th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) A computer error almost led to an asthma attack for an unemployed doorman who received a bill for $44.7 million from a hospital in New ... Read more...

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Corey Feldman to expose Hollywood paedophiles in book


January 9th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 8 (IANS) Former child star Corey Feldman, who featued in "The Goonies", "Stand By me" and "The Lost Boys", claims to have been sexually abused by paedophiles ... Read more...

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Hazare hospitalised for chest infection, stable (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare has been admitted to a private hospital here for chest infection and is stable after treatment and feeling better, an aide said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Hazare hospitalised, under treatment


January 1st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare was rushed to a private hospital here and is under treatment and feeling better, an aide said here Sunday.Hazare, 74, ailing since the ... Read more...

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