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Swine flu death toll in Nashik rises to 6

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

NASHIK - Two more swine flu death was reported in Nashik, taking the city toll to 6.
Purva Amol Joshi, 23, who was pregnant, died at the Nashik Civil Hospital. eepali Shinde, 20, died at Municipal Corporation’s Dr. Zakir Hussain Hospital.

Tour operators complain setback to tourism industry due to swine flu

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

JAIPUR - As if global economic slowdown was not enough, the emergence of several swine flu cases is discouraging tourists to visit popular tourist places like Jaipur in Rajasthan.

Swine flu blows over, schools reopen in Pune

Monday, August 24th, 2009

PUNE - Schools in Maharashtra’s Pune city reopened on Monday after remaining closed for at least two-weeks following the increased risk of deadly H1N1 virus spreading in the city.

Baby girl succumbs to swine flu in Pune

Monday, August 24th, 2009

PUNE - A two and a half year old baby girl died of swine flu here on Monday.
The total number of viral related fatalities in the city has risen to 23.

Suspected flu deaths take toll to 66; 131 new HINI cases reported

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

NEW DELHI - A total of 131 fresh cases of swine flu were reported from different parts of the country on Saturday, Health Ministry sources said in Delhi.

Tourists entering India via Nepal border undergo screeing for swine flu

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

ALIGARHWA - Following a growing number of HINI virus affected cases, tourists and other visitors travelling between India and Nepal are being screened at the border for a health check up for symptoms of swine flu which has claimed 45 lives in the India.

Swine flu fear in Bangalore

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

BANGALORE - Fear of H1N1 influenza has gripped Bangalore after the city experienced one more death case taking the toll to 11 in Karnataka.

Swine flu as Ganesh Chaturthi’s theme in Pune

Friday, August 21st, 2009

PUNE - Organisers of the hugely popular Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Pune take up swine flu as festival theme to spread awareness among the people.

Varanasi’s photo exhibition highlights environmental hazards

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

VARANASI - A photo exhibition highlighting the ill effects of global warming and pollution on wildlife and human beings was held at the holy city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday (August 19) on the occasion of World Photography Day. he [...]

Bangalore prays to ward off swine flu virus

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

BANGALORE - Residents belonging to the Jain community in Bangalore organised special prayers to invoke divine intervention to ward off the swine flu virus.

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