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  • MP minister admitted to hospital for suspected snake bite June 29, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Minister Vijay Shah was on Sunday admitted to a hospital here after he suffered a suspected snake bite. "The Minister was admitted in the Government JP hospital early in the morning with a suspected snake bite," Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr Pankaj Shukla...
  • Suarez isn't the only player to bite opponents! 8 infamous biting incidents in sports history you probably didn't know of June 25, 2014

    Controversy's child Luis Suarez caught himself in the middle of another biting scandal. The Uruguayan striker, in a bizarre reaction bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder. This isn't the first time he has been involved in something like this. In the past, Suarez had bitten PSV Eindhoven midfielder Otman Bakkal...
  • US man files lawsuit seeking $2 undecillion over dog bite May 19, 2014

    New York: A man in the US has filed a lawsuit over a dog bite, demanding what is believed to be the largest amount of compensation ever - USD 2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Anton Purisima, 62, filed the hand-scribbled lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeking the huge amount and, in turn, likely setting a...
  • Queen musical 'We Will Rock You' to close after 12-year run March 13, 2014

    London: Hit musical 'We Will Rock You', based on the tracks of legendary band Queen will be coming to a close after a 12-year run. Written by Ben Elton, the musical that opened twelve years ago at the London's Dominion theatre, will have its last performance on May 31, reported BBC. It...
  • Dog bites ex-policeman, named accused in police report February 15, 2014

    "Abhiyukt Kuttey Hain" (the accused is a dog), says a report lodged in a police station in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. In an unusual happening, police have registered a case against a stray dog for biting retired sub-inspector of Delhi Police Vijay Singh on February 13. A case has been registered...
  • Kerala: Liquor smuggler bites off excise official's ear December 28, 2013

    A man on Saturday bit off a part of an excise official's ear when the latter detained him for allegedly transporting illegally India Made Foreign Liquor at nearby Koilandy, officials said. Assistant Inspector K Satishan, part of an excise team on a routine vehicle check, was bitten on his left ear...
  • I'm not meant for 'Krrish' or 'Dabangg' kind of films: Shoojit Sircar November 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, known for his different sensibilities and filmmaking techniques, thinks that he cannot handle subjects like 'Dabangg' and 'Krrish' as he believes in making small-budget films that intend to both entertain and inform. He has so far made just four films and only three of them have been released. If...
  • Odisha confirms 93 new dengue cases September 4, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: At least 93 new dengue cases were reported Tuesday in Odisha, taking the total number of affected people to 2,593 since June, an official said. The menace shows no signs of abetting with government hospitals in many parts of the state receiving scores of patients every day, a state health...
  • Encephalitis claims 7 more lives in Gorakhpur, toll rises to 160 August 22, 2013

    Seven persons have died due to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll due to the disease this year to 160. While five of the victims were from Gorakhpur, one was from Maharajganj and another from adjoining Bihar, health officials said on Thursday. Thirteen persons suffering...
  • News briefs: Snake bites haunt security personnel at Taj Mahal July 31, 2013

    In the last one month, four security personnel protecting Taj Mahal have become victims of snake bites. Timely medical care helped save their life. But now they are always scared, looking for possible areas where the enemy could be hiding to attack them. Snakes have managed to find their targets...
  • If you are paranoid about English, English Bites is the book for you May 30, 2013

    English used to give me nightmares at some point of time in my life. So much that I couldn't interact with my classmates and teachers when I was admitted to a new school because of the rule that if you speak in Hindi, you will have to pay a fine...
  • Nail biting may soon be classified as a mental disorder November 5, 2012

    London: Nail biting, perceived as a mere habit, may soon be classified as a full-fledged obsessive-compulsive disorder, experts say. Millions of people around the world suffer from a self-mutilating and often painful addiction to biting their nails, which can be harder to quit than smoking cigarettes, but is often overlooked...
  • FTN: Is dengue becoming an epidemic? November 1, 2012

    There have been 17,000 cases of dengue this year alone. At the moment dengue is spreading unchecked in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. ...
  • Delhi: Officer's feet bitten by rats in hospital October 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The feet of a paralysed Special Forces officer was bitten by rats in the Base Hospital in New Delhi after which the Army has ordered an inquiry into the incident to fix responsibility. The young Lieutenant belonging to an elite Para (Special Forces) battalion of the force was...
  • Himachal: 8 die of bed bug bites, 117 more cases detected September 23, 2012

    Shimla: Eight people have died due to scrub typhus at a hospital in Shimla, the disease caused by infected mites. Other than the 8 dead, 117 tested positive for the disease in Himachal Pradesh. The patients were referred to Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital (IGMC)her from Solan and Shimla, doctors...
  • TN: Baby dies in incubator, family alleges rat bite August 28, 2012

    Chennai: The family of a 12-day-old baby girl who died on Sunday at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children here was shocked when they were given her body with a portion of her face missing. The premature baby had been kept in the incubator till it died,...
  • Nepal: Man bites snake to death in revenge attack August 23, 2012

    Kathmandu: A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday. Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday caught it and...
  • Did Sushil bite his opponent's ear? August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Sushil Kumar, who won silver in the final of the men's freestyle 66kg event on the final day of the 2012 London Games, could find himself in the eye of controversy after video analysis indicates he bit the ear of his opponent in the semi-finals on Sunday....
  • Friday Foodie: Two refreshing summer drinks June 22, 2012

    Here are two very refreshing drinks, a cucumber lemongrass crush and a mango love bite, to beat the heat this summer. ...
  • Briton dies of rabies after dog-bite in India May 29, 2012

    London: A British woman who contracted rabies after being bitten by a dog during a recent visit to India has died, making her first victim of the disease in the country since 2002, health officials announced on Monday night. The unnamed woman was being treated was diagnosed with the potentially...
  • HIV+ detainee bites cops to avoid interrogation November 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Since Thursday night, cops at the Kurla GRP police station have been quaking with fear. The source of their great apprehension is a man being incarcerated in a cell at the station, on charges of robbery and cheating, who claims he is HIV positive, and pounces on cops to...
  • Multi-billionaire Madonna's brother is homeless October 24, 2011

    London: Pop diva Madonna's older brother is living in penury. He says he has no roof over his head and that he makes a living by collecting bottles from the trash. Hollywoodreproter.com reports that The Michigan Messenger published a conversation with the singer's brother, Anthony Ciccone, who claims he has been...
  • Malaria parasites seen invading cells January 20, 2011

    Sydney: Scientists relying on new imaging technologies have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells (RBCs). Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), achieved the feat combining electron, light and super resolution microscopy. The detailed look...
  • Fireman bitten by snake inside Lucknow airport July 26, 2010

    Lucknow: A fireman was in a critical condition on Monday after a snake bit him in the airport premises here, officials said, adding that frantic efforts were on to recover the reptile and additional security had been deployed for the passengers' security. S.K. Maurya was admitted to the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj...
  • Man eats dog's heart to 'prevent rabies' after bite February 28, 2010

    Ranchi: A labourer in Jharkhand, who was bitten by a street dog, killed the animal, cut out its heart and ate it to protect himself from rabies. After the dog bit him on Saturday, Chukna Ganju, 30, a resident of Dakra village, on the outskirts of Ranchi, caught hold of the...
  • Health alert in Bihar after 39 encephalitis deaths August 10, 2009

    Patna: A high alert has been sounded in Bihar after at least 39 children died of encephalitis during fifteen days last, health officials said on Monday. The deaths occurred in the Patna Medical College and Hospital in the last two weeks. Several more children are in various hospitals for treatment, said...
  • Snake attacks man from toilet bowl May 11, 2009

    Taipei: A Taiwanese man became a sitting target for a snake, which bit his penis as he sat on the toilet at his rural home, local media reported on Monday. "As soon as he sat down, he suddenly felt a knife-like pain and reacted instinctively by standing up," the China...
  • Srinagar municipality to poison 3000 stray dogs January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Despite opposition from the Animal Welfare Board of India and animal rights activists, Srinagar Municipality has once again started to poison stray dogs. According to the municipal council, the dogs have become a nuisance for the public, especially near hospitals, schools and children parks. Moreover, the growing population...
  • Cops warn Big B's bouncers to behave February 2, 2008

    Shimla: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan's security personnel allegedly manhandled local people and tourists who had gathered here to have a glance of the actor during the shooting of his new film Shoe Bite following which the district SP warned the unit to take due caution in future. Mr Bachchan's security personnel...
  • Now, watch a film and eat out too November 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Exit a movie hall and it leads you to a sprawling food court — that's the strategic aim behind Ajay Bijli's 30 per cent stake acquisition in Amit Burman's Lite Bites. Lite Bite has invested a total of Rs 200 crore in this venture and aims to cross...