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Algae bloom kills nearly 1 mn fish in Gulf of Mexico


August 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Aug 18 (IANS) Algae bloom, known as red tide, has killed nearly 1 million fish in the Gulf of Mexico, official said.Tens of thousands of dead fish, mostly menhaden, ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Bal Apte’s funeral


July 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader, RSS ideologue and two-time Rajya Sabha member Bal Apte was cremated here Wednesday, with thousands attending the last rites.A mammoth funeral ... Read more...

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BJP ex-vice president Bal Apte dead


July 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh ideologue Bal Apte passed away here Tuesday following a lung ailment, according to a party official.He ... Read more...

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Stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution, 20 injured


June 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe provides miraculous relief ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray stable, to be discharged


May 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, who was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital, is now stable and will be discharged Monday evening, a hospital official said."His condition ... Read more...

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22 Chinese held for producing toxic capsules


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A total of 22 people have been arrested in China for allegedly producing and selling capsules containing excessive levels of chromium.The men was nabbed in eastern ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, police claim leads to finding parents (Roundup)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Even as the Delhi Police Monday claimed to have found some leads to the parents of two-year-old Falak, the child continued to battle for life ... Read more...

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Baby Falak undergoes brain surgery, still critical (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), two-year-old battered and abandoned baby Falak underwent brain surgery to remove fluids even ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, may undergo another brain surgery (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two-year-old abandoned and battered baby Falak, who continues to be critical, was put on the ventilator as she developed complications, a doctor said Monday, adding ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, may undergo another brain surgery


January 30th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two-year-old abandoned and battered baby Falak continues to be critical, a doctor said Monday, adding that she has developed respiratory problems and may have to ... Read more...

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Caesarean babies have higher risk of asthma


January 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Babies delivered through Caesarean section have higher chances of developing asthma, even among those whose parents do not suffer from asthma and allergies. Data from more ... Read more...

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British doctors want ban on smoking in cars


November 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Doctors in Britain have called for a ban on smoking in cars, claiming it exposes people to 23 times more toxins than found in pubs.A report ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Order on Amar Singh’s bail reserved


October 19th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police Wednesday did not oppose the interim and regular bail applications of ailing Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meet again


October 16th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is likely to skip the politburo meeting in New Delhi ... Read more...

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18,000 still suffer from WTC collapse dust haze


September 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Around 18,000 people affected by the dust that engulfed New York City's Manhattan area after the collapse of the World Trade Center still suffer from ... Read more...

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Mahasweta Devi hospitalised


September 10th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 10 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winning writer-activist Mahasweta Devi was Saturday admitted to hospital with chest pain and respiratory problems.The 85-year-old Jnanpith awardee was first taken to the state-run ... Read more...

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One mosquito coil equals 100 cigarettes, says expert


August 31st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Smoke emitted from one mosquito repellant coil is equivalent to those of 100 cigarettes, thus causing harm to a large number of people in India, ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth returns from Singapore


July 14th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returned here Wednesday night, nearly one-and-a-half months after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor was accompanied by his wife ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to return home Wednesday night


July 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returns here Wednesday night, nearly one and a half month after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor will be ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth thanks fans for prayers


June 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Tamil megastar Rajinikanth, who is convalescing in Singapore, Saturday thanked his fans for praying for his recovery and said he would make them happy in his ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth leaves Singapore hospital, calls Jayalalithaa (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore but will remain in the island-country for another month and a half.Soon ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth discharged from Singapore hospital


June 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore and will remain in that country for some more time.According to informed sources ... Read more...

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Thousands of asthma patients take ‘fish prasadam’


June 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Thousands of asthma patients from different parts of the country, hoping to be cured, took 'fish prasadam' which has been distributed by a family here for ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth leaves for Singapore


May 28th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Ailing Tamil superstar Rajinikanth left for Singapore Friday for further treatment.The 60-year-old actor is accompanied by his family members - daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya- sons-in-laws and ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth shifted to private ward from ICU (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ailing Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, was shifted to private ward from the intensive care unit (ICU) Sunday evening, a ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to be in ICU for some more time


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, will continue to be in the intensive care unit (ICU) for some more time, a ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth now improving


May 21st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Ailing superstar Rajinikanth is getting better. The vital parameters of the Tamil star, admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, are now returning to normal, ... Read more...

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Air pollution now the worst on record in Shanghai


May 5th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 5 (IANS) China has created waves on the world stage with its technological advance and rapid economic rise, but overcoming its long persistent pollution still remains a dream for ... Read more...

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Girl dies while parents shop in Goa mall


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) A four-year-old girl died in hospital in the wee hours of Monday, hours after she was found unconscious in mysterious circumstances at Goa's first and only ... Read more...

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How air pollution can aggravate heart problems


March 10th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have shown exactly how air pollution can aggravate heart problems.They are untangling how the tiniest pollution particles - which we take in with every breath we ... Read more...

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No need to panic over Mandela’s health, says government


January 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), Jan 28 (IANS) The South African government has tried to allay people's fears about former president Nelson Mandela's health, saying medically there is no need to panic.Acting South African ... Read more...

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Rama Prasad Banik: Expired In A Private Nursing Home In Kolkata


December 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Prominent theatre personality of Kolkata, Rama Prasad Banik breathed his last on Monday, the 27th of December night at a Kolkata city private hospital where he had been admitted on ... Read more...

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Eminent theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik dead


December 28th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Renowned theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik died at a private hospital in Kolkata following respiratory problems, family sources said Tuesday.Banik, 55, who was hospitalised on Dec 25, died around ... Read more...

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Pollution at ‘unhealthy levels’ in Delhi, says CSE (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pollution is rising to "unhealthy levels" in the Indian capital, and this can cause several health problems, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said Monday.The levels ... Read more...

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Pollution levels rise in capital


December 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pollution level is rising in Delhi, with particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen dioxide reaching unhealthy levels, a Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) report said Monday. According ... Read more...

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