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How India’s new Rotavirus Vaccine brings down price to $1 from $20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rotavirus vaccine Rotavac, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech today in Hyderabad, making it the first indigenously developed vaccine for diarrhoea that will help reduce infant deaths due to Rotavirus diarrhoea significantly in the country and other parts of the world. Krishna Ella, MD of Bharat Biotech, said it was a dream come through to make the ...

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Second time, Heart Airlifted from Bangalore to Hyderabad in Record Time

For the second time, Bangalore police and a hospital team of doctors have successfully transported a heart for transplant in a neighbouring state and this time a Hyderabad woman was the beneficiary. In a swift and well-coordinated operation, a heart of an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday when the whole country was busy watching the post-budget analysis. It took one ...

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Swine Flu: 4 New Deaths Take Telangana Death Toll to 27

With 4 more deaths, the death toll of swine flu has reached 27 and its sibling state Andhra Pradesh reported another three in the current outbreak of the highly contagious disease that originated here but spreading fast all over the country, including Tamil Nadu in the south and Haryana in the north. The latest reported deaths came from both Telangana ...

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BioAsia 2015: Over 50 countries to participate in Hyderabad event

Over 50 countries will participate in BioAsia 2015, the annual international life sciences conference scheduled here Feb 2-4. Over 100 speakers at 40 sessions will speak during the event whose theme is ‘New era of life sciences – opportunities in transition’. BioAsia provides an opportunity to explore business partnerships between the industry and academia. It will cover contemporary developments in ...

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Swine Flu Scare Spreads in Hyderabad as 50 More Cases Reported

  Hyderabad: Fifty new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana this year, taking the total number of cases in the state to 290 so far after the outbreak last December. Government-run hospitals in Hyderabad have sent blood samples of 100 more people for H1N1 tests to the Institute of Preventive Medicine (IPM) in Hyderabad. Nizam’s Institute of Medical ...

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India’s biggest incubation hub coming up in Hyderabad at Gachibowli

The biggest incubation hub of India is coming up in Hyderabad with the foundation stone laid at Gochibowli on Friday by Telangana Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). To be operational by June this year, it would be the largest centre for start-up and entrepreneurship activities in the country and the joint ...

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18 Telugu Celebrities Named Ambassadors for Swachh Bharat Campaign

Former cricketer V.V.S. Laxman, badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and popular actor Pawan Kalyan are among 18 Telugu personalities from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh nominated by the central government as ambassadors for the “Swachh Bharat” drive. Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced their being designated as ambassadors at a function held in Hyderabad on Monday. Majority of the personalities ...

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Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with ‘mahafil-e-milads’ in Hyderabad

Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, was celebrated Sunday with gaiety in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana and neighboring Andhra Pradesh. Meetings, processions, feeding of the poor, blood donation camps and ‘mahafil-e-milads’ or special gatherings in praise of the Prophet were held to mark the occasion. The old city of Hyderabad was decked up for the occasion with ...

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Three Nigerians arrested in Hyderabad for lottery fraud

Four people including three Nigerians have been arrested here for cheating a man to the tune of Rs.35 lakh in a lottery fraud case, police said. The typical email and banking fraud is more than a decade-old and persists despite RBI warning against such e-mails in India. Cyber Crime Police of Central Crime Station made the arrests on a complaint ...

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BioAsia to Hold Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad in January

BioAsia 2015 declared the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare sector. It will be held as four phases in the months of January and February. BioAsia Healthcare Devthon is an initiative that will bring together healthcare experts, doctors, designers, engineers, technologists ...

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BioAsia to organize Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad

BioAsia 2015 has announced the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions to the life sciences and healthcare sector with the winners to get seed fund grant of Rs.2 lakh each. The event is being sponosred by Hyderabad Software Exporters’ Association (HYSEA), the healthcare innovation cell, the union health ...

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Hyderabad Police to Install 10,000 CCTV Cameras Covering 90% City in 2 Years

Hyderabad will soon have international-standard surveillance with the installation of 10,000 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, said Commissioner of Police M. Mahendar Reddy revealing that the budget is about Rs. 600 crore. The CCTV camera project, which will be the biggest of its kind to be taken up anywhere in India, will be launched in the new year. “It may take one ...

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Dream Fulfilled in 2014, Telengana Born as 29th State

The bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, which led to the birth of India’s 29th state – Telengana, will turn to be a major event in Indian history when we close the chapter of 2014. While the state had undergone through a tug of war during last years, the division of the state has brought in happiness for the people of Telengana ...

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