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Three Tripura tribals die from drinking chloroform
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) At least three tribals, including two women died and two were taken ill after drinking chloroform in the north-eastern state of Tripura, police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 05, 2007 7:32:03 PM

Zoo closes down twice after disease outbreak
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) At a time when Kerala is struggling to come to grips with a chikungunya epidemic, the state capital's zoo has been hit with a health crisis of its own - an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Sunday, August 05, 2007 4:00:58 PM

New medical emergency services for Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 (IANS) From the end of August, accident victims here can expect to get timely and efficient medical attention.

Sunday, August 05, 2007 8:18:22 AM

Dengue keeps its date with Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As rains lash the capital every other day, it's not all reason to rejoice. Accompanying the monsoon each year is dengue, the mosquito-borne disease that killed 65 people last year.

Sunday, August 05, 2007 7:29:24 AM

Health alert in flood-hit Assam
Guwahati, Aug 4 (IANS) A health alert was sounded in Assam Saturday to prevent outbreak of waterborne diseases with floodwaters receding and people beginning to return to their homes.

Saturday, August 04, 2007 5:37:42 PM

620 chicken dead in Tripura farm, poultry import banned Comment1
Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 320 more chicken have died at a government-run farm in Tripura, taking the toll in the last four days to 620, even as authorities Saturday banned the import of poultry to prevent bird flu.

Saturday, August 04, 2007 4:32:15 PM

Court orders judicial probe into medical negligence
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered a judicial probe into the alleged medical negligence by doctors at a government-owned hospital which led to the amputation of a one-year-old child's limb earlier this year.

Friday, August 03, 2007 8:52:49 PM

Chandigarh bans all tobacco-related activity
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Officials and agencies of the union territory administration here have been barred from taking part in any tobacco industry activity in the city.

Friday, August 03, 2007 8:10:29 PM

Culling of birds ends in Manipur
Imphal, Aug 3 (IANS) Authorities in Manipur have completed a massive culling drive, stamping out more than 300,000 poultry after an outbreak of the deadly avian influenza last month, officials said Friday.

Friday, August 03, 2007 5:18:42 PM

Mizoram bans import of poultry and animals
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The Mizoram government has banned import of animals and poultry from other northeastern states, besides neighbouring Bangladesh and Myanmar, as a precautionary measure to prevent bird flu from hitting the state.

Friday, August 03, 2007 5:16:44 PM

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