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Civic by-laws likely to check mosquito menace 30.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Civic by-laws likely to check mosquito menace
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Yamaha Motor participates in 6th Tokyo International conference 29.8.2016 Sify Finance
[Japan], Aug 29 (ANI): Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. has announced its participation in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
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In UP, patients battle fever in open air  28.8.2016 TOI: Cities
In a pathetic display of the lack of health infrastructure in UP, quacks are allegedly treating men, women and children in pitiable, unhygienic conditions as the state turns a blind eye to them.
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Nargis left India as she was fighting a life-threatening disease 27.8.2016 TOI: Entertainment
Nargis Fakhri left India during the promotions of 'Housefull 3' as the actress was fighting a life-threatening disease. ​
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BJP stir from Sept 15 protesting govt’s failure in health sector 26.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
BJP stir from Sept 15 protesting govt’s failure in health sector
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Dengue and Chikungunya: Symptoms and Dos and Don'ts 25.8.2016 TOI: India
Every monsoon, there is an increase in the number of people infected by dengue and chikungunya. Both are viral diseases transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Here are some key facts to keep in mind about dengue and chikungunya, and the preventive measures that can be taken to avoid infections.
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Flood fury in Bihar, UP: Authorities struggle to evacuate reluctant villagers 25.8.2016 TOI: India
A uthorities in eastern India are struggling to evacuate more than 100,000 people stranded in villages after floods intensified, killing more than 300 and driving hundreds of thousands from their homes, officials said on Thursday.
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Rashtrapati Bhavan is fully conscious of the need to prevent breeding of mosquitoes within the estate 24.8.2016 Govt of india: PIB
It has been reported in the media recently that NDMC has since January 2016 issued 52 notices to Rashtrapati Bhavan in connection with potential conditions within President’s Estate which may lead to breeding of mosquitoes.
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The restroom diaries 22.8.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Every time I resist using a public loo, I remember my mother warning me how I would develop a kidney problem.''Now, I tell her I'd rather not have a skin infection or some other disease brought by using one,' says Divya Nair.
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Swachh Bharat honours Citizen Swachhta Champions with the Launch of “An Open Mind” Film Series 11.8.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS), Government of India, today launched a short film series on the Swachh
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Medical team sent to epidemic-hit Arunachal village 9.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
Medical team sent to epidemic-hit Arunachal village
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Dengue claims 11 lives in Bengal 6.8.2016 TOI: India
The death toll due to dengue in West Bengal has gone up to 11, an official said on Saturday. "As many as 1,422 cases have been reported since January this year," health services director B R Satpathi said.
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DRDO trying to reach out to NE people 4.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
DRDO trying to reach out to NE people
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‘Centre’s initiatives not implemented by TMB’ 1.8.2016 The Assam Tribune
‘Centre’s initiatives not implemented by TMB’
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7,976 flood-hit people in Golaghat relief camps 31.7.2016 The Assam Tribune
7,976 flood-hit people in Golaghat relief camps
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World Hepatitis Day: All you need to know about the viruses, its symptoms and prevention 28.7.2016 DNA: Opinion
Viral Hepatitis is a serious illness caused due to the inflammation of the liver. The illness can lead to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.  According to WHO’s latest report, 52 million people in India have chronic Hepatitis. Depending on the type virus, there are five kinds of Hepatitis: A, B, C, D and E. Here is how you can prevent and watch out for the condition— Hepatitis A (HAV) This is caused by Hepatitis A virus. It is spread through ingestion of food and water contaminated with the faeces of an infected person. While it is not known to cause liver cancer or cirrhosis, it can lead to liver failure. Symptoms: Fever, malaise, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal discomfort, dark-coloured urine and jaundice (a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes). Prevention: Adequate supplies of safe drinking water, proper disposal of sewage within communities, personal hygiene practices such as regular hand-washing with safe water, vaccination. Hepatitis B (HBV) This is caused by the Hepatitis B ...
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Ice Bucket Challenge credited with ALS breakthrough 27.7.2016 DNA: Top News
The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral two years ago, raising hundreds of millions of dollars, has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers say. The challenge involved people pouring ice-cold water over their heads, posting video on social media, and donating funds for research on the condition, whose sufferers include British physicist Stephen Hawking. Celebrities including Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres, Benedict Cumberbatch and former US President George W. Bush were among millions of people who took part in 2014, attracting more than 400 million views on social media. The challenge raised $220 million worldwide, according to the Washington-based ALS Association. News of the gene discovery again sent Ice Bucket Challenge viral, proving one of the top trending topics on Twitter on Wednesday. The money funded the largest ever study of inherited ALS and identified a new gene, NEK1, that ranks among the most common genes ...
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Two in every five Indian kids under age five are stunted: Report 26.7.2016 DNA: Top News
Around 48 million children or two in every five children under the age of five years in India are stunted, making India home to largest number of stunted children in world in terms of volumes, a new report today said. "India, the world's second most populous nation and a country with a well-known sanitation crisis has been named as having the greatest number of children in the world who are stunted. "The report reveals 48 million children in India, or two in every five under five, are suffering from stunted growth, which affects their physical development as well as cognitive and emotional development," the report 'Caught Short' - How a lack of toilets and clean water contributes to malnutrition' brought out by international development charity WaterAid said. Noting that India has the highest concentration in the world of people practising open defecation, the report said that high rates of open defecation have a strong correlation with increased rates of stunting, as faeces in the environment ...
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CM directs DCs to help flood-affected people 26.7.2016 The Assam Tribune
CM directs DCs to help flood-affected people
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Did BJP tell Subramanian Swamy to 'be silent'? 26.7.2016 TOI: Home
Late on Monday, he tweeted that the opposition Congress party has become "aggressive" in the Rajya Sabha during the latest Parliament session that began last week. And it's the reason he cites for this Congress "aggression" that may have given the Rajya Sabha MP away.
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