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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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Brazil company recalls 620,000 condoms


August 25th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian condom manufacturer Olla is recalling 620,000 condoms from the market because of a possible defect in quality control that could compromise their security."The ... Read more...

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Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

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Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar


July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

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Helpline for students ahead of board exam results


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A helpline to counsel students before and after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results will be launched Thursday, an NGO's representative ... Read more...

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Regular checkup must to detect glaucoma


March 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Regular eye checkups after 40 years are the only defence against glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness, say experts.Glaucoma is responsible for up ... Read more...

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France advises breast implant removal over cancer risk


December 24th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 24 (IANS) French health authorities Friday urged 30,000 women to remove the locally-made breast implants, pledging that relevant expenses would be covered by the state.The health ministry said ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata factory, no casualties (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) A huge fire broke out in a rubber shoe factory in south east Kolkata's Tiljala area, fire brigade sources said Tuesday, days after a fire ... Read more...

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Shutdown against FDI gets good response in Jharkhand


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) BJP workers staged a protest against the decision allowing 51 percent FDI in retail when union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal's convoy was leaving the Central Coalfields ... Read more...

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Drink black tea to detox, experts tell smokers


October 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Black tea could help chronic smokers detox, experts at a daylong conference on the benefits of tea and its abilities to cure several maladies said ... Read more...

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Indian PM defends arrest of anti-graft activist


August 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday defended Delhi Police for its action against social activist Anna Hazare who was arrested by police to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Home minister justifies Hazare’s arrest (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Strongly defending the arrest of Anna Hazare, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the social activist was taken into custody to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Subramanian Swamy’s house compound vandalised


August 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Suspected Congress workers entered the compound of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's house in south Delhi Sunday and ransacked his garden to protest a controversial ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown affects life in Srinagar


May 21st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Normal life across Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar was marred Saturday because of separatists calling a shutdown and official restrictions being put in place ahead ... Read more...

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MCD, DU students join on thalassemia awareness campaign


May 6th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will collaborate with the students of Delhi University (DU) to spread awareness on thalassemia, mayor Rajni Abbi said here ... Read more...

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High turnout in Bengal; Singur, Nandigram vote (Intro Roundup)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) One-time political flashpoints Singur and Nandigram voted Tuesday as millions exercised their franchise in 63 constituencies of four districts in the fourth phase of West ... Read more...

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Botox, facial fillers help old stars to look young


April 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Wondering what magic pixie dust is keeping all of our favourite stars looking between 25 and 35, no matter when their birthday is? Here is the answer."Celebrities ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh lawmakers arrested on way to Dantewada village


March 30th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 29 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Tuesday arrested 10 legislators of the main opposition Congress party while they were on their way to a village where security forces allegedly went ... Read more...

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Poll process begins in Bengal’s six districts Thursday


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The process for the first phase of polls in the 54 assembly constituencies of West Bengal's six northern districts will start Thursday with the Election ... Read more...

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Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and cut medical costs


March 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed that tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and money.The study's results suggest that the ... Read more...

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Shot for preventing genital warts works in men


February 6th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be transmitted by sexual contract, prevents 90 percent of genital warts in men. A four-year clinical trial and double-blind ... Read more...

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10,000 people evacuated after fire in Venezuela arms depot


January 31st, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 31 (IANS) Around 10,000 people had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in an arms depot in Venezuela, killing at least one person, officials said.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen in rehab


January 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has reportedly checked into a rehabilitation centre, just a day after he was treated in hospital for a hernia.The "Two and a Half Men" actor ... Read more...

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No night trains in Assam till Jan 30


January 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Night-time movements along the Guwahati-Lumding section of North East Frontier Railway in Assam have been suspended till Jan 30 to prevent any possible subversive activity in view of ... Read more...

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BJP presses ahead with Lal Chowk plans, asks Omar to join (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday reiterated plans to hoist the tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk Jan 26, saying it has the right to unfurl the national ... Read more...

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Mosque demolition: Friday prayers held outside police station


January 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Around 1,500 people offered Friday prayers outside the Nizamuddin police station in south Delhi amid tight security as they were not allowed to do so at the ... Read more...

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Crowds gather again near demolished mosque in Delhi (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) After a few hours of normalcy Thursday, a crowd of over 200 men and women gathered at the site of a mosque in south Delhi that was ... Read more...

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Crowds gather again near demolished mosque, shout slogans (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) After a few hours of normalcy Thursday, a crowd of over 100 men and women gathered at the site of a mosque in south Delhi that was ... Read more...

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Shooting Suspect At Chandler Mall In Police Custody


January 6th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A terrible confusion wreaked havoc at a local mall in Chandler, Arizona on Wednesday after police officials mistook a dangerous fugitive for another man. Police saw ... Read more...

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14 killed in Andhra rains, standing crops damaged


December 8th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh in the past two days have claimed 14 lives and damaged crops over 3.7 lakh hectares, causing great misery to farmers ... Read more...

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Maoists kill man during strike in Orissa (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A 22-year old man was killed by Maoists Monday in Orissa's Malkangiri district during a one-day strike called by the guerrillas, police said.About 20-30 rebels dragged Dama ... Read more...

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Maoist strike shuts down two Orissa districts


November 15th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A one-day strike called by Maoists saw buses staying off the roads and shops downing shutters in two districts of Orissa Monday, police said.The Communist Party ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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Punjab bandh call: Radical Sikh leaders arrested


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Punjab Police Wednesday arrested radical Sikh leaders as a preventive measure after many groups called a state wide shutdown to highlight the delay in justice to victims ... Read more...

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Third phase Bihar polls see 53.65 percent voting


October 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Bihar's third phase assembly polls saw 53.65 percent voting, the Election Commission said here Thursday.This is more than the 47.36 percent recorded in the 2005 assembly polls, ... Read more...

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