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Global hygiene council to spread awareness in India
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Reckitt Benckiser India Limited, the makers of popular antiseptic Dettol, is bringing a congregation of health experts from across the globe to India to spread awareness about basic hygiene, especially among the vulnerable sections of society and prevent diseases.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 4:34:12 PM

Health facilities improve after death of eight tribals
Raipur, July 31 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has been holding emergency health camps and is providing medical facilities round the clock in Gabhora village of Kawardha district from where eight deaths were reported during the weekend.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 1:23:24 PM

Culling of poultry nearing completion in Manipur
Imphal, July 31 (IANS) The drive against avian influenza in Manipur is nearing completion with close to 150,000 poultry culled in the past six days and no fresh reports of the virus spreading in other parts of the state, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 11:59:27 AM

Australia made a terrible mistake over Haneef: British MP
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Australian government has made a 'terrible mistake' and ought to apologise for detaining Mohammad Haneef, an Indian doctor, for nearly a month without any evidence to support his alleged link to the foiled British bombings, says Keith Vaz, an Indian-origin British Labour MP.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 9:31:55 AM

South Asia needs to focus on education, health: ADB
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) All South Asian countries including India must meet the rapidly changing educational and health needs of people to make the region an 'engine of economic growth in Asia and the rest of the world', the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Monday.

Monday, July 30, 2007 7:02:25 PM

120,000 birds culled in Manipur, no fresh threats
Imphal, July 30 (IANS) More than 120,000 poultry have been culled in Manipur during the last five days with authorities ruling out a fresh outbreak of the deadly avian influenza in the state, officials said Monday.

Monday, July 30, 2007 12:44:22 PM

Poultry industry to seek creation of specific farming zones
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The agricultural ministry will examine Monday a proposal to create special poultry farming zones so that the industry as a whole does not suffer when the birds are hit by diseases in a small isolated area.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 12:36:37 PM

Change in culling tactics to check Manipur poultry smugglers
Imphal, July 29 (IANS) Authorities in Manipur Sunday decided to send veterinary teams to cull poultry to localities unannounced to check smuggling of birds to evade the operations following the outbreak of the avian influenza.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 12:10:56 PM

Muslim women break stereotypes for community health
Indore, July 29 (IANS) They are outspoken, forward looking, hardworking and don't sport a veil. A group of Muslim women here have broken stereotypes about their community to promote good health and hygiene in their neighbourhood.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 8:33:42 AM

More culling to counter bird flu, no fresh cases (Roundup)
Imphal/New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indian authorities Saturday identified 28 more villages in Manipur for culling operations to curb the spread of bird flu in the northeastern state bordering Myanmar even as Sri Lanka temporarily banned imports of poultry from India.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 7:38:23 PM

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