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  • Swine flu claims 51 more lives, over 16,000 affected Yesterday

    New Delhi: As many as 51 more people have died due to swine flu in the country raising the toll to 926 even as the number of those affected by the H1N1 virus breached the 16,000 mark on Wednesday. According to collated data from the Health Ministry till February 24, 2015,...
  • Mumbai: MNS activists allegedly vandalise Kharghar toll plaza on Tuesday evening Yesterday

    Mumbai: Nearly ten to twelve men, suspected to be workers of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have allegedly attacked a toll plaza in Navi Mumbai's Kharghar on Tuesday evening. Reportedly, the manager at the toll plaza, Rakesh Singh has sustained injuries. The act was caught on the CCTV cameras installed...
  • Swine flu claims 38 more lives, death toll now 812 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed 38 more lives in the country taking the death toll to 812 with Rajasthan and Gujarat among the worst hit states with 212 and 207 fatalities respectively, as the total number of affected crossed 13,000. According to Health Ministry figures released on Sunday, the total number...
  • 31 more die, toll from swine flu rises to 774 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu deaths continued unabated in the country with 31 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus even as the total number of affected persons neared the 13,000 mark. The Health Ministry, however, said that there was no dearth of medicines and hospitals were equipped to deal with the...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat 6 days ago

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Pregnant mother, baby survive swine flu in Delhi February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year old woman, suffering from swine flu, successfully gave birth in a Delhi hospital. The woman also overcame the life threatening viral disease, a statement said on Tuesday. According to health experts, pregnant women are more prone to swine flu which is much more life threatening to both...
  • Over 596 dead due to swine flu, Centre orders additional stocks of medicines February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll due to swine flu is increasing with each passing day and has claimed over 596 lives this year. Altogether 8,423 people have contracted swine flu this year with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 176,...
  • Swine flu scare across India, 585 deaths in 2 months February 16, 2015

    Swine flu has become a major health scare across the country. Uttar Pradesh , Rajasthan, Gujarat, Telangana and Maharashtra are the worst affected states. ...
  • Swine flu death toll jumps to 585 February 16, 2015

    The death toll from swine flu in 2015 has soared to 585 with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, prompting the Centre to order additional stocks of medicines and diagnostic kits. ...
  • Kolhapur: Two unidentified men fire at CPI leader Govind Pansare, his wife; both critical February 16, 2015

    Kolhapur: Communist Party leader Govind Pansare is critical after two unidentified bike riders fired at him on Monday morning. He was out in the park along with his wife when the firing took place. Both he and his wife, who were hit by the gun shots, have been hospitalised and...
  • Swine flu claims 8 more lives in Gujarat; toll rises to 144 February 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed eight more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll to 144 since January this year, while 152 cases were reported, officials said on Sunday. "Eight more deaths were reported due to swine flu in Gujarat today. Two deaths each were reported from districts of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while...
  • Swine flu claims 12 more lives in Gujarat; toll 136 February 15, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu on Sunday claimed 12 more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll to 136 since January, while 130 new cases were reported, officials said. Sunday's deaths were reported from Ahmedabad (4), Surat (3) and one each from Kutch, Vadodara, Navsari, Arvalli and Gandhinagar districts, a government statement said. The total...
  • Swine flu claims 12 more lives in Gujarat; toll rises to 136 February 15, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu on Saturday claimed 12 more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll to 136 since January, while 130 new cases were reported, officials said. Today's deaths were reported from Ahmedabad (4), Surat (3) and one each from Kutch, Vadodara, Navsari, Arvalli and Gandhinagar districts, a government statement said. The total...
  • Gujarat: Eight more deaths due to swine flu, toll mounts to 116 February 12, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed eight more lives in Gujarat, taking the total number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus to 116 this year. Out of the eight, three patients died in Ahmedabad, two each in Vadodara and Dahod while one death has been reported in Surat district, a release issued...
  • Eleven more die of swine flu, toll climbs to 92 in Rajasthan February 9, 2015

    Jaipur: With eleven more persons succumbing to swine flu in parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, the death toll has climbed to 92 in the state in 2015. Out of the 897 people tested positive for the H1N1 virus, 92 have died in the state from January 1 to...
  • 10 more patients succumb to swine flu in Gujarat; toll reaches 81 February 9, 2015

    Ahmedabad: With 10 more persons succumbing to swine flu in Gujarat on Sunday, the toll in the state since January has reached 81, officials said. "Ten persons died due to swine flu in Gujarat today. Two deaths each were reported in Kutch, Ahmedabad and Surat districts, while one fatality each was...
  • Five more succumb to swine flu in Gujarat; death toll reaches 71 February 8, 2015

    Ahmedabad: With five more persons succumbing to swine flu in Gujarat on Saturday, the death toll in the state since January has reached 71, an official statement said. "Five swine flu deaths were reported in Gujarat. While there were two deaths in Kutch, one fatality each was reported in Ahmedabad, Amreli...
  • Firmly on the path of toll-free Maharashtra, says CM Devendra Fadnavis February 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Opposition Congress for dubbing the state government as a "U-turn regime", Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, whose government completed 100 days in power, on Saturday said that "toll-free Maharashtra" is a concept and not an election promise of the BJP. Addressing a press conference, Fadnavis said that the...
  • Rajasthan: Swine flu death toll goes up to 62, state faces shortage of tamiflu tablets February 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The swine flu death cases across the country has now crossed 100 in 2015. The death toll alone in Rajasthan has gone up to 62, with the state facing a shortage of 'tamiflu' tablets. One swine flu death has been reported in Goa and another from Jalandhar in Punjab....
  • 2 dead, 1 wounded in Central Florida mall shooting: Police January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said. Authorities said the shooting happened about a half hour before the mall was to open to...
  • WHO deems two Ebola vaccines 'acceptably safe' January 10, 2015

    Geneva: Two vaccines for treating the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which have already undergone the first phrase of trials, were deemed to be acceptably safe by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday. "The year 2014 will be remembered as a year the Ebola virus challenged humanity. I believe 2015 will...
  • UN tally of Ebola-linked deaths tops 8,000 January 3, 2015

    Berlin: The World Health Organization says more than 8,000 people are thought to have died last year from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Geneva-based body says the total number of confirmed, probable and suspected deaths from the disease in the three most affected countries reached 7,989 by December...
  • E-toll system to save Rs 88,000 crore, cut waiting time: Nitin Gadkari January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The electronic toll (e-toll) collection system introduced in the country will help save Rs 88,000 crore and cut waiting time at toll plazas significantly, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. Citing a Transport Corporation of India-IIM Kolkata study that said Rs 60,000 crore was lost on...
  • Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna activists vandalise Kolhapur toll booth December 29, 2014

    Kolhapur: Activists of Raju Shetty's Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna vandalised the Kolhapur toll booth on Monday. The activists alleged that their district president was manhandled by IRB official on Sunday evening at the toll booth. Kolhapur has been the epicentre of the anti toll agitations. The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana is an ally...
  • Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 7,588: WHO December 25, 2014

    Geneva: The global death toll from Ebola has risen to 7,588 out of 19,497 confirmed cases recorded in the year-old epidemic raging in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. The virus is still spreading intensely in Sierra Leone, especially in the north and west, with 315 new...
  • DND flyway toll hike: Fonrwa postpones protest for one week December 23, 2014

    Noida: Federation of Noida Residents Welfare Association (Fonrwa), which had planned to stage a protest at DND flyway against the hike in the flyway's toll rates, on Monday postponed their agitation for one week. The Association took the decision of postponement of the protest after meeting with DND flyway management...
  • Ebola toll in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia reaches 6,583: WHO December 13, 2014

    Dakar: The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the three worst-hit countries in West Africa reached 6,583 as of December 10, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Updated figures on the WHO website showed that 18,188 cases have been recorded in the three nations in the worst outbreak...
  • 35 US hospitals ready to treat Ebola patients December 3, 2014

    Atlanta: US health authorities have announced that the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have designated a total of 35 hospitals to be ready to treat Ebola patients. The CDC worked together with state health authorities to determine which hospitals could be designated "Ebola treatment centres". "As long as Ebola is spreading...
  • Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35 November 29, 2014

    Caracas: The death toll has risen to 35 from what Venezuelan authorities say was a mass drug overdose after inmates stormed an infirmary during a prison uprising. Ruling party lawmaker William Ojeda who heads the congressional committee overseeing Venezuela's prisons says 100 other inmates are still being treated for intoxication. He...