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Kerala association to train, sensitise doctors for swine flu
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kerala branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Sunday announced that it would train and sensitise nearly 3,000 private hospitals and 20,000 doctors in the state to tackle swine flu cases to help reduce the rush of patients at the government health facilities.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:10:02 PM

India's arms imports to touch $30 bn by 2012: Assocham
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India's arms imports are expected to touch $30 billion by 2012 even as the domestic defence market is poised to grow to $700 million in five years, according to an industry lobby report.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:51:11 PM

India releases $122 million for Gorshkov modification
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India has cleared an installment of $122 million to Russia to ensure that the modification work on aircraft carrier Gorshkov, also known as Vikramaditya, continues till a settlement on the final price is reached.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:50:40 PM

Total ban on plastic bags in Himachal from Oct 2
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to impose a total ban on the use of plastic bags from Oct 2, state Environment Minister J.P. Nadda said Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:48:44 PM

Wipe tears of waiting litigants, Manmohan tells judiciary Comment1
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exhorted the judiciary 'to wipe every tear of every waiting litigant' by eliminating the scourge of a huge backlog of cases - the largest in the world.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:45:03 PM

Maoist violence, coastal security to top chief ministers' meet
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has convened an internal security meeting of chief ministers here Monday, with a concerted strategy to defeat Maoist rebels, the state of coastal security, border management and modernisation of police forces top on the agenda.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:44:47 PM

Six more swine flu cases in northeast India
Shillong/Aizawl, Aug 16 (IANS) Six more people, including an army soldier and a paramilitary trooper, have tested positive for swine flu in Meghalaya and Mizoram, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) cases in the northeastern states to nine, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:44:37 PM

Five die in landslides in West Bengal
Siliguri (West Bengal), Aug 16 (IANS) Three of a family and two others died following landslides in the hilly Kurseong sub-division of Darjeeling district in West Bengal Sunday. More casualties are feared, an official said.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:16:26 PM

Lin scripts badminton history with World championship hattrick
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) China's Lin Dan scripted history by becoming the first badminton player to win a hat-trick of World Championships title here Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:16:21 PM

Now, a chilli bomb to smoke out insurgents, rioters
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian security forces will soon have a new weapon to take on insurgents or rioters -- a chilli bomb.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:05:11 PM

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