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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death every five minutes makes India's roads the world's deadliest

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:48pm by BLOOM

    ... minutes, according to the World Health Organisation, a figure that's projected to rise to one every three minutes by 2020. In 2012, the latest year for which data is available, 138,258 people ... the minister's car was hit by another car in New Delhi and Munde, who was in the back seat and wasn't wearing a seatbelt, suffered cardiac arrest after his injuries and blood loss, Health Minister ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... and Columbia University's Jagdish Bhagwati. Sen's belief that public spending on food subsidies and health was needed to end poverty was adopted by Gandhi. The result was a proliferation ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Calcutta anger as double gang-rape victim set on fire and burns to death

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 05:49pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... gave us a dying declaration in front of the health officials that she had been set on fire by two people who were close to the accused when she was alone at home on December 23," local ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    High-living 'maharaja' dies, and dynasty with him

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... suffering from ill health, collapsed at his palace in Bangalore, which he had painstakingly restored. He was taken to hospital where "doctors could not revive" him, Vikram Hospital ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rural Punjabis poisoned by pesticide take 'Cancer Express' to hospital

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:21pm by BLOOM

    ... and fluoride, some that found their way into waters, others naturally occurring in less potent amounts that grew more concentrated as wells and aquifers were drained, began causing health issues ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 10:41am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India’s ruling Congress Party and the country’s most powerful politician, has been discharged from a hospital after falling ill during a debate in Parliament, the health minister said on Tuesday. Gandhi underwent a series of medical tests during the five hours she spent in the hospital late on Monday and was then allowed ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Deadly stampede in Madhya Pradesh, India, was the second at temple

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... there been adequate police, administration and health officials at the temple site, the loss of lives could have been averted." Manoj Sharma, one of the survivors, described the mayhem. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economists Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati clash over plight of nation's poor

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... failures and economic mysteries. Does India simply need more time for growth to work its magic, or is there something fundamentally wrong with its formula? Do improvements in health and literacy ... almost alone among emerging Asian nations, has failed to invest substantially in the health and welfare of its people. This failure could doom its economy and people, he says, because ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s skewed sex ratio blamed on US policy

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... at a hearing of the House of Representatives' subcommittee on global health and human rights about India's "missing girls". Smith railed against what he called the systematic ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India bus plunges into canal, 19 dead

    Posted May 27th 2013, 07:33pm by AFP

    ... an appalling road safety record with bad roads, speeding vehicles and poor driving among the contributing factors. The World Health Organisation’s global status report on road safety this year found ...




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