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No duck meat on houseboats as bird flu hits Kerala

Tourists travelling on houseboats in the Vembanad lake in Kerala’s Alappuzha, often referred to as “Venice of the East”, will not be served duck meat till further notice, after many birds tested positive for avian influenza. “As a matter of abundant precaution, directions have been given to the houseboat industry not to serve duck meat till further notice,” Tourism Minister ...

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Ebola Scare Takes Ugly Turn: Dallas Doctors, Nurse Banned from Travel in Public Transport

Austin (Texas), Oct 17: Beset with Ebola scare, the authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers, who attended on a patient who died of the Ebola virus, not to use public transport. These doctors and nurses were asked to sign a legal document agreeing to the order, Dallas county judge Clay Jenkins said on Thursday after a meeting where ...

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‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Jayalalithaa relents, offers help, mediation

Finally, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has offered help to “Vishwaroopam” producer Kamal Haasan to tide over the controversy surrounding its ban in the state. While the next course of events will take care of the imminent release of the film, what disturbs the “Bharateeyudu” or “Hindustani” is the obvious arm-twisting tactics of India’s political leadership to make even Rs.100-crore ...

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