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India’s First Hand Transplant by AIMS Gets Thumbs-up by Global Experts

The transplantation of hand by Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), in January for the first time in India, has received applaud from all over the globe that the institute’s success is attracting many global visitors. Warren C Breidenbach, chief of the reconstructive and plastic surgery division at the University of Arizona, who visited the AIMS lauded the doctors, ...

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Kerala Governor Seeks Preservation of Marine Life at 1st World Ocean Science Congress

The first of its kind to be held in India, the World Ocean Science Congress was opened today in Kochi, Kerala with Governor P. Sathasivam deploring the irrational exploitation of ocean life in pursuit of economic gains. The governor said oceans are under threat and endanger the human existence in turn if the commercial exploitation of ocean life, especially huge ...

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Kochi to Host First-Ever World Ocean Science Congress

On the success of Indian National Congress and the upcoming Goa Science congress, Kochi will gear up to hold similar meet for eminent oceanographers, environmentalists, naval exponents and maritime industrialists from across the world for the first-ever  four-day World Ocean Science Congress (WOSC) – 2015, from Thursday. The Congress will deliberate on finding sustainable means to utilise ocean resources without ...

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Amrita Medical Institute Conducts Successful ‘small bowel’ transplantation

Doctors at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, Kerala have hit it again within a week successfully conducting a small bowel transplantation surgery for six hours on 37-year-old Seena Shojan of Irinjalakuda recently. Shojan had undergone multiple ‘small bowel resection’ surgeries in the last six years as she had only 96-cm length compared to a normal 2metres or ...

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Suspected Maoists Vandalise Nitta Gelatin Office at Kochi

In a suspected maoist attack, the corporate office of Nitta Gelatin India Limited (NGIL) is vandalised by a group of people on Monday in Kochi, said a company official. Brandishing iron rods, nine persons, some of them wearing masks, came into the office. When the security guard resisted, he was threatened to keep quiet. They damaged nine computers and window ...

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‘Kiss of Love’: Students Protested With Hugs and Kisses against Moral Policing

After Hyderabad and Kerala, the students of Jadavpur and Presidency Universities in Kolkata have successfully hosted the “Kiss of Love” protest against the act of moral policing across the country. After there were arrests and charges in the “Kiss of Love” event held in Kochi Marine Drive, the protest held on Wednesday in Kolkata seemed to be peaceful while the ...

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Hyderabad ‘Kiss of Love’ Campaign by Free Thinkers Disrupted by ABVP, Police Intervene

Tension prevailed on the campus of Hyderabad Central University on Sunday over the “Kiss of Love” campaign arranged by Free Thinkers, a group of students from Kerala in conjunction with similar campaign arranged in Kochi against moral policing as some right wing students tried to disrupt it. Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the ...

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