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World Hypertension Day: President Mukherjee Calls for Tab on Your Good Health

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee asked people to keep a tab on their health, especially hypertension or blood pressure in view of the associated complications. In his message to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi which is celebrating World Hypertension Day on the theme “Know Your Blood Pressure” on May ...

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IAF Evacuates Indian Nationals from Djibouti

Indian nationals who left Yemen and taken to Djibouti were brought home by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2 of its heavy transport aircraft on Thursday. In a well coordinated operation involving multi agencies, IAF deployed two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, on Wednesday. These aircraft took off from Delhi early on Wednesday morning and reached Djibouti and brought back ...

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Obama taps Indian Americans to fix things in US and abroad

President Barack Obama, with the largest number of Indian Americans in his administration, keeps dipping into the expanding talent pool of the three million-strong Indian American community, to take care of issues ranging from combating terrorist propaganda abroad to nation’s health at home. Last week, after an international conference on terrorism, Obama named Rashad Hussain, a Muslim of Indian heritage, ...

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3 Indians among 100 Short-Listed to go to Mars; New Round to Apply Again Opens Soon

Finally 2 Indian women and one man have been short listed among the 100 applicants selected for the next round of prospective passengersto go on a one-way trip to Mars in 2014. Announcing the list, the Netherlands-based firm Mars One said only 100 have been selected from among 202,586 applicants, and they will proceed to the next round of the ...

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