preventive steps

Issue orders to check khap panchayats, SC urged


July 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was urged to issue direction to police to take preventive steps to protect the life and dignity of people from the ... Read more...

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Rahul raised fundamental issue of governance: Congress


November 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday praised party general secretary Rahul Gandhi for making the Indian Youth Congress a body with the largest membership of youth, and ... Read more...

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12,000 join Dubai walkathon to beat diabetes


November 19th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS/WAM) More than 12,000 people took part in a walkathon here to raise awareness about diabetes.It was organised at the Oasis Centre by the Landmark Group.Former Pakistani ... Read more...

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Nukkad nataks, songs to help Delhi schools tackle sniffing intoxicants


May 19th, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Street plays, songs and slogans will be some of the new methods the Delhi government will be adopting to prevent schoolgoing children of the national ... Read more...

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Left fears ‘Trinamool-Maoist’ violence during Bengal polls


April 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Fearing trouble from the "Trinamool Congress-Maoist nexus", Left parties Wednesday asked the Election Commission to take preventive steps against violence in the upcoming West ... Read more...

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Haryana hauled up for not identifying Jat stir leaders


March 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the Haryana government for its failure to identify leaders of the Jat agitation, during which rail and road traffic ... Read more...

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Indian students’ flow to Australia radically down: Envoy


January 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The flow of Indian students to Australia for higher studies has substantially reduced but it could be due to the stringent migration policies than incidences of attacks on ... Read more...

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Death of a liberal: Pakistan’s decline continues (Comment)


January 8th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Islamic fanaticism nurtured by powerful sections of the Pakistani establishment has begun devouring the country itself. The original purpose of encouraging and using such psychotic elements against India ... Read more...

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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in India, says expert (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the country and is increasing with "tsunamic" speed, a top expert of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) said here Saturday."More than 75 ... Read more...

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Marine Corps Marathon Enhances It Security Measures


October 31st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Organizers of today's much awaited event, "Marine Corp Marathon", has assured a more stringent security system and better safety measures, during the course of the race. ... Read more...

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Metabolic status prior to pregnancy predicts subsequent gestational diabetes


October 13th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that metabolic screening of women before pregnancy could help identify the possibility of developing diabetes in a subsequent pregnancy and help them take ... Read more...

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Woman Maoist commander surrenders in West Bengal


August 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (West Bengal), Aug 28 (ANI): A woman self-styled Maoist commander has surrendered before police in West Bengal's West Midnapore District alleging sexual exploitation by ultra leaders.Shobha Mandi alias Sikha is the ... Read more...

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Incidence of malaria, dengue drops in Haryana


August 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana has registered a considerable decline in the cases of malaria and other vector borne diseases like dengue and encephalitis in 2010, health officials Thursday said. "Recently there were ... Read more...

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President Patil warns against threat from diabetes


July 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday said preventive steps should be undertaken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and stressed on the need to hold awareness ... Read more...

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Preventive measures should be taken to counter lifestyle diseases: President Patil


July 4th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Sunday said preventive steps should be taken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and asserted that preventive steps such as ... Read more...

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Poaching continues in Jim Corbett National Park


April 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Apr 19 (ANI): Despite preventive steps being taken by the authorities, poaching continues in Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand's Ramnagar district.Security guards and several Forest Rangers are deployed ... Read more...

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Over 50s at health risk from excess iron, copper intake


April 8th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Consumers over 50 years of age should consider steps to cut copper and iron intake to reduce the risk of age-related diseases, says a new study. The report ... Read more...

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Over 50? Cut down copper, iron intake


April 8th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) High level of copper and iron intake after 50 years of age is likely to increase the risk of age-related disorders like Alzheimer's disease. With scientific evidence linking high ... Read more...

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Will torch myself if not given a home, says poor Dalit


March 20th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 20 (IANS) Many rural poor are upset over alleged corruption in getting houses under a central government scheme and a 30-year-old Dalit woman has threatened to set herself on fire ... Read more...

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PDP condemns beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday condemned the killing of a Sikh man by suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan's troubled North-West Frontier Region. Terming the incident "barbaric", PDP president ... Read more...

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Safety Board: Pilot is responsible for NY crash


February 4th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday that the probable cause of an airline crash into a house in Buffalo, was due to ... Read more...

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People over 50 vulnerable to copper toxicity


January 21st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) High levels of copper and iron, beneficial to people in the reproductive age, may actually damage cells in older people, leading to Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and other ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard chief to discuss security for 2010 Games


November 13th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) With less than a year to go for the Commonwealth Games, Scotland Yard chief Paul Stephenson will meet Indian officials here Saturday to discuss expanded cooperation between ... Read more...

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Broad fires warning to ECB over player burnout


November 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.9 (ANI): England all-rounder Stuart Broad, who jarred a shoulder in the opening match of the tour to South Africa on Friday, has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ... Read more...

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India raising level of preparedness to deal with terror threat: Chidambaram


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said that the level of preparedness is being increased to deal with the possible terror threat or terror attack.Answering a ... Read more...

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Plantation labour law amendment bill in Parliament: official (Lead)


September 15th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 15 (IANS) A bill to amend the Plantation Labour Act, 1951 has been introduced in Parliament, a senior official said Tuesday."The proposed amendments relate to ... Read more...

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Manipur on alert against swine flu


April 30th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 30 (ANI): As the cases related to swine flu are on rise in Mexico and other countries, authorities here are taking preventive steps on the border with Myanmar.Manipur's Veterinary and ... Read more...

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New risk factor for melanoma in women found


March 25th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that a genetic variation leads to a nearly four-fold increase of melanoma in women under the age of 50."If ... Read more...

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Protest against Indian Railways over elephant deaths on tracks


October 23rd, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Shraddha New Delhi, Oct.23 (ANI): Activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) today demonstrated before the Rail Bhawan here to voice concern against the frequent killing of ... Read more...

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Reports of dengue-like cases in north Gujarat


October 13th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Palanpur (Gujarat), Oct 13 (IANS) Health officials in north Gujarat are taking preventive measures after two people died in recent weeks following dengue-like symptoms even as more and more similar cases were ... Read more...

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Monsoon rains displace thousands in Uttar Pradesh


August 19th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 19 (ANI): People in Uttar Pradesh''s Gonda District forced to spend nights in the open after the floodwaters inundated their huts and submerged their fields. The villagers ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Punjab


August 17th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lohian (Punjab), Aug 17 (ANI): People of Ferozpur district in Punjab are facing a bleak future with the rising river Satluj submerging around 12 villages. Army has been deployed in relief and ... Read more...

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Congress announces relief for Ahmedabad blast victims’ kin


July 28th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 27 (IANS) Gujarat's main opposition Congress Sunday announced a relief of Rs.100,000 to the kin of each victim of the serial blasts in Ahmedabad. Addressing the media with Congress general ... Read more...

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Narmada canal breached in Gujarat, probe ordered


June 12th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 11 (IANS) Several villages of Mehsana district in north Gujarat were flooded following a 40-foot breach in the Narmada water canal Wednesday. However, there was no loss of life following ... Read more...

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Appropriate treatment dramatically lowers baby HIV risk


May 7th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
London, May 7 (ANI): Appropriate treatment can slash the risk of HIV being passed on from mother to child, says a new study.The study, which emphasises, the need for appropriate treatment ... Read more...

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