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English rendering of the text of PM's reply to the debate on ‘Motion of Thanks’ to President’s Address in the Lok Sabha 1.3.2015 Govt of india: PIB
English rendering of the text of PM's reply to the debate on ‘Motion of Thanks’ to President’s Address in the Lok Sabha
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UN urges to work towards eradicating cholera: Malawi 28.2.2015 Sify News
With 39 cases of cholera in the last two weeks, including two deaths, the United Nations children’s agency in Malawi is on high alert for spread in southern border areas where highly-populated camps for people displaced by the floods are located, according to a press statement released on Friday.
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'Only healthy, educated young Indians can ensure 8 pc growth' 27.2.2015 Rediff: Interviews
ISB professor Tarun Jain talks to Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com about what the government must do to achieve 8 pc growth.
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Baby formula contains higher arsenic levels than breast milk 23.2.2015 Sify News
A new study has found that baby formula, that is used to fed infants has more urinary arsenic level than breast milk.
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UN agencies scale up humanitarian operations in Ukraine 20.2.2015 Sify News
Several days after parties to the conflict in Ukraine signed a ceasefire, United Nations agencies announced a scale up of their emergency operations to the country, delivering some 62 metric tons of humanitarian aid to the crisis-torn Donetsk region on Thursday.
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Jaundice spreads to Odhisha capital 20.2.2015 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
After Sambalpur and Cuttack, jaundice has reared its ugly head in the city.
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'The Gandhis never influenced environmental clearance for big projects' 19.2.2015 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Today, environment has become an issue of political debate. It has become a media issue. I think that is a good development.'
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Meet our catalytic converters 19.2.2015 TOI: India
Organizations shortlisted in five categories from among NGOs, corporate houses, govt
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Drones to help Rajasthan, Gujarat farmers detect crop diseases - Economic Times 19.2.2015 Gujarat News
Drones to help Rajasthan, Gujarat farmers detect crop diseases Economic Times NEW DELHI:Farmers in Gujarat and Rajasthan could soon have an unmanned aerial vehicle flying over their fields to survey their crops, helping them map crop diseases along with assisting insurance companies in settling claims. Weather forecaster ...
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Mumbaikars living on the edge of pandemic: Doctors 17.2.2015 DNA: Top News
Be it swine flu or Ebola, infectious disease experts say the country's financial capital has all the makings of falling in the high-risk category. The city has been lucky and safe so far with Ebola and MERS, but health experts say having a large national and international floating population, overcrowded pockets, and appropriate weather for viruses to flourish make the city live on the edge of pandemic. Dr Om Srivastava, director, department of infectious diseases, who is in-charge of the acute care centre at Jaslok Hospital, said, "Infectious diseases can spread via air, water or food. To prevent this, we need to stay healthy and follow hygiene. In case you are down with something infectious, stay home and follow hygiene, so that the chain of infection is broken." Doctors say children, pregnant women, senior citizens, the diabetic and those having hypertension or immunosuppression are more vulnerable to air-borne infection. With respect to contagious diseases like SARS, MERS and swine flu, those who ...
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Ebola: the race to find a cure 17.2.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks? Continue reading...
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Experts fear rise in H1N1 cases post Shivaratri 17.2.2015 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Fear is writ large on the faces of Telangana health officials as lakhs of devotees are expected to throng Shiva temples across the state for Shivaratri, on Tuesday, thus enhancing the chances of the H1N1 virus spreading among more ...
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Nicaraguans demand action over illness killing thousands of sugar cane workers 16.2.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Families say government failing to address concerns that harsh working conditions are behind chronic kidney disease epidemic

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Corporation health dept wallows in filth 14.2.2015 TOI: Chennai
Corporation of Chennai spends crores of rupees on mosquito eradication to prevent the spread of diseases like dengue and malaria, but the office of its health department in its Ripon Buildings headquarters, surrounded by muck, is ideal for the propagation of all kinds of pestilential ...
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City’s garbage piles high as UPPCB refuses nod to waste mgmt plant 12.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
City’s garbage piles high as UPPCB refuses nod to waste mgmt plant
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Malawi floods devastation far worse than first thought 10.2.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

UN agencies scale up response to disaster that has displaced nearly a quarter of a million people, and threatens disease and malnutrition

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Research criticising 1980s fat guidelines misguided, say scientists 10.2.2015 Guardian: Science

Scientists say paper questioning 1983 advice that urged people to avoid eating fatty foods is potentially dangerous

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Learn to love the pigginess of a pig, says America's rockstar farmer Joel Salatin 10.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Virginian brings his ‘land-healing’ gospel to Australia, preaching the need to eat real food and get governments out of agriculture

If ever there was a rockstar farmer, it has to be American Joel Salatin.

He is the poster boy for the alternative food movement and draws annual crowds in Australia – farmers and tree changers alike – to hear his version of the “land-healing” gospel.

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Jogeshwari cattle sheds breeding grounds for diseases: Residents 9.2.2015 TOI: Mumbai
Jogeshwari residents fear an epidemic outbreak due to “unhygienic” conditions prevailing in cattle sheds in the vicinity of their homes. They claim the sheds have become breeding grounds for mosquitoes and that the owners dumping dung in the ...
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Brian Williams' reports on Katrina called into question by New Orleans residents 7.2.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Longtime residents of French Quarter say the NBC News anchor’s vivid claims about Katrina since the August 2005 hurricane have been overblown

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