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Nipah Virus spreads to humans via bats: All you need to know 22.5.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Pregnant women, children and the elderly are more susceptible to the disease as their immunity is low.
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Kerala Nipah outbreak LIVE UPDATES: State on alert, CM Vijayan closely monitoring situation 22.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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In Rajasthan, no supply from ‘polluted’ canal 22.5.2018 The Tribune
Jaipur, May 21 Contaminated with dead fish and snakes, water from Punjab has entered Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. “The water in the canal is black and red. It emanates a foul smell. Dead fish and snakes have been spotted. Therefore, its supply to storage tanks has been stopped,” Vinod Jain, SE, Public Health, Sriganganagar, said. He said already stored potable water would now be supplied to the public till the issue was resolved in a couple of days. “As the canal water is highly polluted and stinking, we are not supplying it for drinking purposes. Samples are being collected for running tests.” The drinking water supply to Sriganganagar district is 50,000 kilo litres per day.  In Bikaner, too, the drinking water supply from the canal has been stopped for the time being. The SE of Hanumangarh said the water samples collected had been sent to the state pollution control board in Jaipur. On May 17, a ...
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Heatstroke kills 65 in Pakistan 22.5.2018 The Tribune
Islamabad, May 22 At least 65 people have been killed due to heatstroke in the last three days in Pakistan's Karachi, where the temperature hit 44 degrees Celsius, media reported on Tuesday. At least 114 bodies were brought to the social welfare group Edhi Foundation's morgues out of which at least 65 had died from heatstroke, Xinhua news agency reported quoting the head of the foundation Faisal Edhi. Edhi said most of the heatstroke victims had died at their home without getting any medical help on time, adding that the youngest victim was a six-year-old, while the oldest was 78. However, health authorities in the city have denied the claim. Pakistan Meteorological Department issued a heatwave warning for Karachi saying that the hot weather was expected to stay between 40-43 degrees in daytime throughout the week. Local reports said that Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar also urged residents to stay indoors during the day to avoid heatstroke. A severe heat wave in 2015 killed at least 1,200 people in the ...
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Texas school shooting: Gunman was in state of mental confusion, says his lawyers 22.5.2018 Free Press Journal: World
Santa Fe: The gunman accused of killing 10 people and wounding 13 at a Texas high school last week was
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Former cricketers felicitated in Silchar 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Former cricketers felicitated in Silchar
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1.5 crore people enrolled under Atal Amrit Abhiyan 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
1.5 crore people enrolled under Atal Amrit Abhiyan
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When life gives you an encore 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Age is no deterrent for these senior citizens, learning and performing Bharatanatyam in the second innings of their lives
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2 new dental colleges to function soon 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
2 new dental colleges to function soon
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Aadhaar cards enrolment in State yet to take off 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Aadhaar cards enrolment in State yet to take off
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Glenmark Pharma submits application for new drug Ryaltris with USFDA 22.5.2018 Latest News
Ryaltris is for treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) in patients 12 years of age and older
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When life gives you an encore 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Age is no deterrent for these senior citizens, learning and performing Bharatanatyam in the second innings of their lives
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UltraTech, BHEL, Bharti Airtel among 41 stocks from BSE500 hit 52-week low 22.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Ceat, Engineers India, BEML, Jet Airways and Rallis India were among 41 stocks from the S&P BSE500 index hitting their respective 52-week lows on the BSE in intra-day trade on Tuesday.
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Sensex loses 940 points in five sessions 22.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Sensex loses 940 points in five sessions
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Vigyan Jyoti Programme: Students from rural areas ‘experiment’ with science in Pune 22.5.2018 Education – The Indian Express
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Nipah outbreak: 9 die in Kerala, no treatment available; all we know so far 22.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Kerala govt has made all necessary arrangements to stem the spread of panic due to the virus infection whose first outbreak was in Malaysia and has claimed as many as 300 lives since
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‘Set up control rooms to tackle rain calamities’ 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
‘Sea erosion, flooding, spread of epidemics are primary concerns’
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Ozone exposure associated with higher risk of childhood asthma 22.5.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Studies have shown that ozone depletes antioxidant activity and increases indications of inflammation in the respiratory tract fluid lining.
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Mystic Mantra: Good karma means doing good deeds 22.5.2018 Opinion | The Asian Age
The phenomenon of short selling can be applied to the curve of creation as well.
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10 more swine flu cases in National Capital in one week 22.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The latest Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), a report by the Health Ministry reveals 10 new cases of swine flu in the national Capital in the week ending on May 13. This year, a total of 55 cases have been reported in Delhi and two people have lost their lives to the virus. The report also reveals 2,835 cases and 16 (recently updated from 12 after the new death audit report) deaths due to H1N1 fever in 2017 in Delhi as compared to only 193 cases and seven deaths in 2016. New cases started to appear in January when six cases were reported in the first week itself. The increased number of cases have caused new isolation wards being made at several hospitals in, whereas some hospitals are still using their swine flu wards as dengue/chikungunya wards. "We are prepared for the worst. All medicines, IVs are in stock and isolation wards and ICUs are available, too," said Dr VK Tiwari, Medical Superintendent, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The surge in cases had led the Delhi government to issue ...
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