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What’s your risk of developing kidney failure?


August 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) New research has thrown up some startling insights about the likelihood of middle-aged adults developing kidney failure during their lifetime. About one in 40 men and ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna movies hit online, ‘Aradhana’ most popular


August 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna's classic movies "Aradhana" and "Haathi Mere Saathi" emerged as the late superstar's most popular films among online users during the month of July, ... Read more...

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Three lion cubs die at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Three new-born lion cubs at the famous Nandan Van on the outskirts of the Chhattisgarh capital died Friday, shocking animal lovers and zoo officials.A senior zoo ... Read more...

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President asks Mizoram to activate Chakma health centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The president's secretariat has asked the Mizoram government to activate a primary health centre, constructed 20 years ago in Mizoram's Chakma tribal-inhabited region but non-operational ... Read more...

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Happiest day of my life: Pranab’s elder sister


July 25th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 25 (IANS) "Happy, happy, happy. I'm endlessly happy", said Annapurna Banerjee as she sat here glued to the TV set watching her younger brother Pranab ... Read more...

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Youths protest at Team Anna fast, claim to be from NSUI (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A ruckus was created at Team Anna's fast venue at Jantar Mantar when some youths, claiming to be from Congress' students wing, tried to ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters gather in Jantar Mantar


July 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Holding tricolours and raising anti-government slogans, supporters of Team Anna gathered at Jantar Mantar in the national capital Wednesday for an indefinite fast ... Read more...

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Anna to go on fast from July 29 on corruption (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Brushing aside concerns over his poor health, Anna Hazare Tuesday announced that he will go on an indefinite fast from July 29 if the ... Read more...

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The less you sit the longer you live


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Restricting the time you are seated to less than three hours daily might boost your life expectancy by two years, says an analytical study.Similarly, cutting down ... Read more...

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2G case trial resumes


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case trial resumed in a special court here Monday after a gap of three weeks.The proceedings were adjourned soon ... Read more...

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Six arrested for robbery in Delhi


June 16th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A woman employee and her husband were among six people arrested for looting the home of a lawyer here, police said Saturday.Police received a call ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh peace process with Maoists hangs in balance


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) With only a few minor level Maoists released from jail by the Chhattisgarh government so far, the fate of the peace process initiated during negotiations for ... Read more...

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Bill Gates-Akhilesh to sign MoU on health


May 30th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and offered the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's support to help improve health services ... Read more...

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Infant buried on tantrik’s advice, survives


April 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner Khalil Chisti steps out of jail


April 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, serving a life sentence for murder, stepped out of the Ajmer Central Jail in Rajasthan Wednesday on conditional bail, his ... Read more...

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Babies born early may have poor health


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Babies born a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health than those born later, a study suggests.The earlier a baby is born, the ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer sentenced to six years’ jail


February 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian lawyer of a woman who was sentenced to death in 2006 for adultery has himself been sentenced to six years in prison by a ... Read more...

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Sarojini dubs CPI-M ‘male dominated party’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Sarojini Balanandan, a leader of the CPI-M, Friday broke down after she realized that she had been shunted out of the 84-member Kerala state committee.The 74-year-old ... Read more...

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Governor, chief minister spar - nothing new for Bengal (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Facing flak from ally Congress and the Left on issues like farmers' suicides, poor health services and campus violence, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government now ... Read more...

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Women fall sick more often than men


January 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Women may visit doctors more often than men because they fall sick more often. They are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular ... 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 might be admitted to Pune hospital: Associate


December 31st, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who has been ailing the past few days, is likely to be admitted to a Pune hospital for three days to ... Read more...

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Anna unwell, core committee meeting postponed (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 31st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 31 (IANS) The core committee meeting of Team Anna scheduled here Jan 2-3 has been postponed following the ill-health of Anna Hazare, his aide said ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh short of 1,846 doctors


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has poor health facilities in the interior areas, is short of 1,846 doctors, the state assembly was informed Friday."The state has 187 hospitals where ... Read more...

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Zardari’s resignation rumour false, says his spokesman


December 7th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The spokesman for Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday rejected media reports that the president may step down due to his poor health."President Zardari is in ... Read more...

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Six more babies die in Bengal hospital


November 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Underlining yet again the poor health infrastructure in West Bengal's government hospitals, six babies have died in a Malda district hospital, officials said Thursday."Since yesterday (Wednesday) ... Read more...

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Single women victims of witch-hunt in tribal Assam


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), Nov 2 (IANS) It was a fine day when Debari Nagbonshi, 60, stepped out of her home after bath and saw the new bride of a neighbour hanging ... Read more...

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Watching online porn turning men hopeless in bed


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) If you have been one of those who have always enjoyed watching pornography, it's time to stop. New research has found that online pornography is creating ... Read more...

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Soccer halves risk of early death among homeless


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Playing soccer on the streets twice or thrice a week could halve the risk of early death in homeless men.Research led by the Universities of Exeter ... Read more...

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Court appoints guardians for 86-year-old litigant


September 29th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has appointed two guardians to look after an 86-year-old man who wished to withdraw his civil suit against his relatives over ... Read more...

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Cardiovascular diseases to cause most deaths by 2020: Azad


September 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Cardiovascular diseases will be the largest cause of death and disability in India by 2020, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Wednesday.He said increasing ... Read more...

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KCR planning another fast for Telangana


September 20th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao is once again planning to go on an indefinite fast for separate statehood to Telangana, party leaders ... Read more...

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If Amar Singh speaks, many will be in trouble: Jayaprada


September 15th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh's close confidante, actress and MP Jayaprada Thursday warned that many will be in trouble if truth is revealed by ... Read more...

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Give all benefits to ex-short service commission officers: Court


September 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In a ruling that will benefit Short Service Commission (SSC) officers in the armed forces, the Delhi High Court has said that those officers who ... Read more...

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