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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 8th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data ... Read more...

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Five more swine flu cases in Lucknow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Five more cases of swine flue were reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital Thursday, a day after an elderly person died of the virus here.Samples of ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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Britain braces for deadly sheep virus


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A virus that causes lambs and calves to be born dead or with serious deformities could spread across Britain by the end of year, experts warned ... Read more...

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I hated Parineeti during our training days : Arjun Kapoor


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor says he could not stand his "Ishaqzaade" lead heroine Parineeti Chopra during their training days in Lucknow."I hated Parineeti when we went for ... Read more...

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FBI to block virus-infected computers worldwide


July 9th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The US law enforcement agency FBI will block up to 500,000 users around the world who have a malicious programme installed on their computer, it was ... Read more...

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Mexico declares bird flu emergency


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 3 (IANS) Mexico has activated a national emergency plan to contain a bird flu epidemic that has affected nearly 1.7 million poultry, the agriculture ministry said.The plan ... Read more...

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Ready to assist encephalitis-hit Bihar: WHO


June 29th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The World Health Organisation Friday said it was ready to provide all assistance to encephalitis-hit Bihar.Talking to reporters here, WHO India representative Nata Menabde said ... Read more...

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57 people die of swine flu in India


April 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As many as 57 people have died, mostly in Maharashtra, of swine flu in the country till April 18 this year, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley in ‘Iron Man 3′?


April 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley is reportedly in the final stage of negotiations with the makers of "Iron Man 3" to play a villain in the ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for swine flu


April 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With swine flu cases being reported from various parts of the country, the Delhi government Tuesday said hospitals in the capital were prepared to deal ... Read more...

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Russia blames Georgia for swine flu


April 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top Russian official Monday blamed a recent outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in the country on Georgia. The virus affects only animals ... Read more...

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Cases of neonatal tetanus, measles fall


March 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The number of people suffering from neonatal tetanus and measles has come down over the last two years, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday"The number ... Read more...

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Russia to suspend livestock import from EU


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS) Russia has decided to ban livestock import from the European Union starting March 20, the agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said Friday.According to Rosselkhoznadzor, the temporary ban is ... Read more...

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Celine Dion cancels Las Vegas gigs


February 28th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion is battling a virus which has caused inflammation of her vocal chords. Her condition has forced her to cancel her concerts in Las ... Read more...

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Schmallenberg virus manages to kill thousands of lambs in UK


February 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of lambs have been killed in England following an outbreak of the deadly schmallenberg virus. The virus has been confirmed in about 74 farms in the ... Read more...

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Rabid moose infects 14 Russians


February 13th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two residents of Moscow have reportedly been hospitalized while 12 of their relatives are undergoing treatment after coming into contact with a rabid moose.Sergei Fioktistov, ... Read more...

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81 Mexicans die of swine flu


February 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Eighty-one people have so far died of swine flu in Mexico this year, while at least 3,522 have been infected with the virus, health officials ... Read more...

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Divorced, middle-aged women more vulnerable to HIV


February 6th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Newly-divorced middle-aged women are more vulnerable to contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, a study reveals. It is because they tend to let their guard ... Read more...

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Bird flu traces found in Nepal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) As around 8,000 chickens have died of bird flu , or H5N1 virus in the Nepal's Sunsari district in last few days, more traces of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani province launches polio campaign


January 30th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Over two million children will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops in Pakistan's Balochistan province, which saw the highest number of polio cases in the world in ... Read more...

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Odisha alerts officials after test confirms bird flu


January 9th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) Odisha has alerted all its district authorities in view of the detection of a bird flu case in the state, an official said Monday."The government sent ... Read more...

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Piracy is like an unwanted guest: Karan Johar


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is busy with the post-production of his forthcoming project "Agneepath", voices his resentment against piracy, saying it is as an "unwanted ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 dengue cases in India this year


November 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 10,000 dengue cases have been reported across the country so far this year, with Punjab topping the list with 2,016 cases, an official ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants dengue drug from India


October 28th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan plans to import dengue drug Dextran-40 from India to tackle the menace of the vector-borne disease in the country, the official media reported.The Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistan government to use Facebook for dengue awareness in Punjab


October 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Punjab government in Pakistan will spread public awareness on dengue through social networking site Facebook. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif formally launched the Facebook page ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 106 (Lead)


September 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The toll due to dengue in Lahore has risen to 106 after five more people succumbed to the deadly vecctor-borne disease in the city Tuesday.The Punjab ... Read more...

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Klum the most dangerous star on web!


September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) It might come as a shocker to many, but supermodel Heidi Klum has been named the most dangerous star on the internet.According to online security ... Read more...

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86 test positive for dengue in Orissa


August 25th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 86 people tested positive for dengue in Orissa Thursday alone, taking the total number of people infected this month to 822, the state health ... Read more...

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Iran to conduct cyber-security manoeuvre


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 22 (IANS) Iran plans to conduct a "cyber security manoeuvre" to increase readiness against possible cyber attacks on the country, state-run Press TV reported.The announcement was made by ... Read more...

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Dengue toll rises to 19 in Orissa


August 20th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) Two more people died of dengue in Orissa Saturday taking the toll in the outbreak of the disease in the state to 19, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Orissa cancels doctors’ leave as dengue spreads


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Orissa Saturday cancelled the leave of doctors working in three state-run medical colleges after a spurt in dengue cases in 11 of the state's 30 districts.The ... Read more...

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Man jailed for infecting two women with HIV


July 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An African immigrant to Britain has been sent to jail for infecting two women with HIV and having unprotected sex with seven others, officials said.Zimbabwe-born Nkosinati ... Read more...

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China’s internet population is 485 million


July 19th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) The number of China's internet users reached 485 million by the end of June 2011, an increase of 27.7 million from the end of 2010, the ... Read more...

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