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The wait ends: Surjeet Singh’s family rejoices


June 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 27 (IANS) While the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, was left shocked by Islambad's flip-flop over his release, there ... Read more...

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Not a single dry eye as Chisty meets family


May 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Emotions ran high as virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who spent 20 years in India following a 1992 murder, was reunited with his family in Karachi.Chisty, 80, ... Read more...

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Chisty delighted to be back in Pakistan


May 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who was in an Indian jail for a 1992 murder and reached here on a plane sent by President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Zardari sending plane to fly Chisty home


May 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty will return to Pakistan from India after 20 years in jail on board a special aircraft being sent by President Asif ... Read more...

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Chisti may meet Sarabjit in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, who was Thursday permitted by the Supreme Court to visit Pakistan for a temporary stay, would like to meet Sarabjit ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty to visit his country during the pendency of his appeal against his conviction in ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted the octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty permission to visit Pakistan during the pendency of his appeal against his ... Read more...

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Apex court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday resisted convicted Pakistani Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to his country but the Supreme Court indicated that it may ... Read more...

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Supreme Court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Even as the central government Monday resisted Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to Pakistan, the Supreme Court indicated it may grant relief ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea


May 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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Send Chisty to Pakistan, Zardari tells Manmohan


April 14th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Mohammad Khalil Chisty, 80, who has been granted bail by the Indian Supreme Court should be sent to Pakistan on humanitarian grounds, President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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India must let Chisty, Pakistani fishermen return: Activists


April 13th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A group of activists working to improve India-Pakistan relations Friday appealed to the Indian government to let Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty return home and release ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari talks unleash positive trends in India-Pakistan ties (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India appears to have triggered a chain of positive events, with Pakistani scientist Mohammed Khalil Chisty getting ... 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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Khalil Chisti’s release to take a few days


April 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 9 (IANS) It will take at least a couple of days for 80-year-old Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti to step out of the Ajmer Central Jail in ... Read more...

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Pakistan hails Indian bail to doctor


April 9th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan Monday welcomed the Indian Supreme Court decision to grant bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail ... Read more...

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Bail to Chisty comes at a significant time, says nephew


April 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The bail for Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty has come at a very significant time for his family, his nephew said Monday, a day ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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Pakistani virologist Chisty released, apex court told


March 19th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khaleel Chishty, undergoing life term in Ajmer jail for murder, was back home after ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to release Sarabjit


August 11th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Thursday asked Pakistan to free Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row who was convicted for alleged involvement in multiple blasts in ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner, 80, moves closer to release


August 5th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The mercy plea of Mohammad Khalil Chishty, an 80-year-old Pakistani citizen serving life sentence in the Ajmer Central Jail, has been given clearance by ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner may be released


July 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Mohammad Khalil Chishty, the 80-year-old Pakistani citizen who is serving life sentence in an Ajmer jail, can be freed if his release is considered on ... Read more...

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VHP opposes release of Pakistani prisoner


June 24th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has opposed the release of Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chishty, who is serving life sentence in Ajmer jail, and ... Read more...

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‘Small pox virus may become poor man’s atom bomb’


May 28th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) The resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) to hold on to the two last known remaining stocks of the smallpox virus for "crucial research" raises ... Read more...

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US scientists grow cold-causing virus on sinus tissue


April 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the most frequent cause of the common cold, in culture, on sinus tissue removed during ... Read more...

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New discovery may help in the fight against Ebola infection


January 20th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a family of small molecules that appear to bind to Ebola virus' outer protein coat and may inhibit its entry into human cells.Ebola is a ... Read more...

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Drug to prevent deadly immune response on the anvil


August 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Researchers, led by an Indian origin scientist, have isolated a molecule, small enough to be used as a drug, that can shut down a dysfunctional immune response that ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘universal’ vaccine that could fend off all types of flu


July 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A 'universal' flu vaccine could be the 'one fits all' jab - a new two-step approach to immunisation.Working with mice, ferrets and monkeys, the US team 'primed' the ... Read more...

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Weakened flu virus to make more effective vaccine


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A "rewritten" flu virus sets off an identical immune response in mice to a natural infection, suggesting it could make a more effective vaccine than traditional options.The new ... Read more...

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Successful Ebola cure in monkeys offers hope to humans


June 10th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): In what could be called as a breakthrough study, monkeys infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been treated successfully-a feat that could possibly bring humans a ... Read more...

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TNT Airs “I Am Legend”


June 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2007 movie "I Am Legend" is all set to be beamed across television screens this weekend as TNT scheduled to air it.Starring ... Read more...

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Long history of SIV indicates HIV won’t quickly become benign in humans


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Scientists have found that the non-disease causing monkey version of HIV, called SIV, is older than previously believed-a finding that indicates it may take a long time for ... Read more...

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Monkey version of HIV older than previously believed


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): SIV, the HIV-like virus that infects monkeys is at least 100,000 if not millions of years old, according to scientists.The vast age of the monkey virus, which does ... Read more...

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Source of ‘noise’ in HIV identified


April 21st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered a molecular mechanism that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seems to utilize for generating random fluctuations called 'noise' in its gene expression. ... Read more...

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