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Those who lecture us on migrants should 'get to work': Italy 1.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday urged other countries to "get to work" instead of criticising Italy's handling of the Mediterranean migrant crisis - a problem he said must be a shared responsibility.
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Migrant landings lower in 2017, says Italy 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) A total of 117,042 boat migrants arrived in Italy from January to November - a drop of almost one-third from the 173,008 who landed over the same period of 2016, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
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Italy elected to international committee to protect cultural property 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday welcomed Italy's appointment to the International Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
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Only 8 of 100 malaria cases diagnosed in India, says WHO report 29.11.2017 News
India was the third on the list of 15 countries which accounted for 80 per cent of all malaria cases in the world in 2016
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India saw 6% of all malaria cases globally, 331 deaths, in 2016: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Between 2014 and 2016, substantial increases in case incidence occurred in the WHO Region of the Americas
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One out of 10 medicines in India 'fake'; may cause severe illness: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Substandard and falsified medicines particularly affect the most vulnerable communities: WHO Director-General
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Delhi pollution: Every third child has impaired lungs, says CSE 27.11.2017 Latest News
The report by the Centre for Science and Environment said air pollution causes 30 per cent of all premature deaths in India.
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Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further 27.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With at least six areas witnessing "severe-plus or emergency" and "severe" category of air quality on Monday, the national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days due to unfavourable changes in weather conditions and the stubble burning that continues unabated in Delhi-NCR itself.
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Two booked for stalking woman in Delhi, no arrests made 26.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A case of stalking and criminal intimidation was registered after a 22-year-old woman resident of Delhi filed a complaint against two unidentified miscreants riding a motorcycle, police said on Sunday.
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Delhi air quality may worsen: Minister 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday said the city's air quality may worsen and directed to continue measures to impound and shut down visibly polluting vehicles and factories.
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Food truck fest in Delhi gets new dates 20.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
The second edition of the Delhi Food Truck Festival (DFTF), which was pushed due to air pollution engulfing the national capital, will now take place from November 25-26.
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Rabies kills 59,000 people annually: WHO 19.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Mass vaccinations of dogs, which transmit 95 per cent of rabies cases to humans, can eliminate the disease
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Gay rights under the spotlight at LBGTI meet in Rome 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex employees of Italy's foreign ministry will on November 22 hold a conference in Rome to mark the first anniversary of the introduction of same-sex civil unions here, the ministry's LBGTI association Globe-MAE announced.
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Italy deports young Egyptian IS supporter 14.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities said they have deported a 22-year-old Egyptian woman who hoped to fight for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in a war zone and was awaiting IS orders to carry out a suicide attack on national soil.
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Can gene drive wipe out all mosquitoes? 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
It also has potential to eliminate pests infecting crops
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IIT Roorkee's new method reverses antibiotic resistance, improves efficacy 10.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The new technique will potentially help reverse drug resistance as well as enable the existing antibiotics to act effectively
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3,829 cases of dengue, 502 of chikungunya in Delhi so far 6.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi has so far recorded 3,829 cases of dengue and 502 cases of chikungunya, according to civic agencies on Monday.
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IIEST Shibpur to set up cell for reliable dengue detection, research 5.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prompted by the recent largescale episode of dengue in West Bengal and across the country, the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur has set up a cell for "reliable detection" of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya and to carry out research to find out reasons behind such large scale outbreak.
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IIT-Roorkee researchers find low-cost biofuel production method 4.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The research has shown that use of crude glycerol has caused the enhancement in total lipid accumulation in the algal cells
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Now, you can help map global mosquito distribution 1.11.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Indian-origin scientists at Stanford are encouraging people from across the world to record the annoying high-pitched whine of mosquitoes using their cellphones, in a bid to produce the most detailed global map of the disease-causing insects. Mosquitoes can carry deadly diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya and Zika. Diseases spread by mosquitoes result in millions of deaths each year and the burden of their effects is carried most strongly by places with the fewest resources. The Prakash Lab at Stanford University in the US, led by assistant professor Manu Prakash, is looking for citizen scientists to contribute to Abuzz, a mosquito monitoring platform. "We could enable the world's largest network of mosquito surveillance - just purely using tools that almost everyone around the world now is carrying in their pocket," said Prakash.  "There are very limited resources available for vector surveillance and control and it is extremely important to understand how you ...
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