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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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Punjab, Haryana HC seeks report from health administration in dengue menace 27.10.2017 New Kerala: Punjab
Chandigarh (Punjab) , October 27 : The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday sent notices to Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana administration, director of health department and other local bodies seeking a status report in the dengue menace.
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Police can book Kamal Haasan for his tweet on case's merit: Madras HC 25.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
The Madras High Court on Wednesday said that the state police can register a case against actor Kamal Haasan if there is a prima facie case against him for his comments on a herbal drink the Tamil Nadu government is advocating to counter dengue and chikungunya.
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650 new cases of dengue, 48 of chikungunya 24.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
More than 1,000 dengue cases reported so far this month
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‘Nilavembu kudineer’, a much sought-after elixir 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
GSMCH has served it to 8.63 lakh persons this year
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Govt's 'universal' health scheme does not cover OPD services 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The Karnataka government's Arogya Bhagya to be rolled out on November 1, is meant to be a universal health coverage (UHC) scheme, does it not cover out-patient services. The scheme, which brings all programmes under a single umbrella and intends to provide treatment of up to Rs 1.5 lakh to around 1.4 crore households, does not cover diseases like dengue, typhoid, H1N1 and dysentery. "Not all the treatments can be covered under UHC," said Dr Rathan Kelkar, mission director, National Health Mission. He added that primary health centres treat diseases like dengue, chikungunya and typhoid free of cost and people can use the services of more than 1,000 government hospitals instead of turning to private hospitals. Dr C N Manjunath, director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research said that infectious diseases like dengue, pneumonia, jaundice and typhoid constitute around 70% of cases at government hospitals. Depending on the individual, the disease may require a prolonged stay in the ...
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Complaint filed against Kamal Hassan for his 'false' accusation on Siddha medicine 19.10.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Oct. 19 : A complaint has been filed with the Chennai police against actor Kamal Hassan for his alleged false comment about Nilavembu Kudineer, a herbal mixture to cure dengue.
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Dengue in Jammu: 88 test positive in 11 days; 336 cases reported since July 18.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As many as 88 people were tested positive for dengue during the past 11 days here, taking the total number of such patients in the state since July to 336, officials said. Out of the 88 tested positive for dengue since October 7, 71 are residents of the Jammu district, seven of Sabma, six Kathua, two Udhampur and one each of Rajouri and Doda districts, they said. At 292, Jammu has recorded the highest number of cases since July, when it was first reported this year. It was followed by Kathua (12), Samba (11), Rajouri, Udhampur, Doda (six each), and Poonch and Kishtwar (one each), the officials said. They said one case of dengue was reported from Kashmir. The officials said 2,023 tests were conducted till yesterday and so far 336 people including 111 children and 84 women were tested positive for dengue, while 268 reports are still awaited. However, there was no fresh case of swine flu which claimed three lives in the Jammu region since July, the officials said. Hea
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Plethora of diseases threaten to mar festivities 18.10.2017 Hindu: News
Doctors ask people to stay away from Diwali pollution, urge them to take precautionary measures
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Continuous rain sends Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad 17.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 17 : Continuous rainfall over the past few days has sent Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad, doctors said on Monday.
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Dengue claims two more lives 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
Two more persons, including a 26-year-old Manipuri woman, have succumbed to dengue in the Capital, even as the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season has risen to 5,220, as...
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Swine flu deaths 300% more than Delhi government claims 14.10.2017 Zee News : States
Swine flu has claimed 12 lives, including eight of Delhi residents, in the national capital this year, Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said.
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Delhi district courts lawyers will go on strike tomorrow 12.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The lawyers of all six district courts in the national capital will go on a day-long strike tomorrow to protest against alleged misconduct of some judges. "The reasons for calling a complete strike are misconduct of judges with litigants and huge corruption in the judiciary. We have already given the names of erring judges to the High Court but no action has been taken so far," advocate Jaiveer Singh Chauhan, Secretary General of the coordination committee of Delhi bar associations, said. In a unanimous resolution adopted by the Coordination Committee of all District Court Bar Associations here, it was alleged that some judges were repeatedly misbehaving with the lawyers by treating them as subordinates. The strike is likely to paralyse work in all six district courts at Patiala House, Rohini, Saket, Tis Hazari, Dwarka and Karkardooma. Yesterday, the lawyers at the Tis Hazari Court had also gone on a strike to protest against the alleged "rude behaviour" of a ...
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