Snake Murugan of Coimbatore

December 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Dec 10 (ANI): Most people have cats and dogs as pets, some prefer rabbits and guinea pigs, but a man from Tamil Nadu loves venomous snakes the most.Murugan, who has now ... Read more...

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Snake catching training for fire fighters in Orissa

November 8th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Nov 8(ANI): Fire fighters of Bhubaneswar in Orissa are all set to undergo an extensive training for catching snakes in the wake of a rise in the population of reptiles.The ... Read more...

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Antivenom should be given within an hour of snakebite

October 30th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 30 (ANI): People bitten by snakes should be given antivenom at least within an hour so that it can effectively reduce the blood thinning effects of venom, according to ... Read more...

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Snakes don”t scare residents in seven villages of West Bengal

September 18th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonBurdwan (West Bengal), Sep.18 (ANI): Believe it or not, seven villages in Bhatar Block of Burdwan District in West Bengal have lived with dreaded snakes for over five centuries. ... Read more...

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Four die of snakebite in Chhattisgarh

June 14th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) Snakebite has killed four people, included two children, in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district. Officials at the directorate of health services here said that siblings Saraswati, 8, and Madhusudan, 6, ... Read more...

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Man uses rum to soothe snakebite on his willy!

June 11th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): The mystery man who was bitten on the penis by a deadly snake has come forward to describe his unusual remedy- a soothing cold can of rum ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu plans poison treatment centres in every district

April 18th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) All 30 districts of Tamil Nadu will have a special poison treatment centre, the state health department announced here Friday. The state government's directorate of public health and ... Read more...

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Lore surrounding Cleopatra’s snakebite suicide a myth?

April 2nd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A leading Egyptologist has dismissed the popular lore surrounding the distraught queen Cleopatra's last moments - that she smuggled a poisonous snake into her locked chamber and ... Read more...

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