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Death toll of Scrub Typhus rises to five in HP

Shimla, Aug 14 (UNI) During monsoon season, the number of death owing to epidemic Scrub Typhus increased to five as a Septuagenarian patients,who was struggling from the fever, succumbed on Tuesday night in Indra Gandhi Medical College Hospital here, senior medical officer said on Wednesday.
Senior Medical Officer of IGMC, Dr Janak Raj confirmed that 73-year-old Jawala Dass belonged to Shodha Bini area of Thunag of Mandi district died on the intervening night of Aug 13 and 14 in the hospital who was admitted on July 31, 2019.

Due to his death, toll to ST rose to five in the state as three people died in Shimla and two in Mandi district.
On August 14, out of 20 samples screened at IGMC two patient identified as 40-year- old Neelam resident of Bhajal of Sunni of Mandi district and 32-year-old Vinta Devi of Sirmaur district were declared positive for ST.
Similarly on Aug 13 out of total sample eight found positive, rising number of ST positive cases to 284 in the state during this rainy season.
In Bilaspur , 96 were found positive, Hamirpur- 62, Kangra 45, Mandi 34, Shimla 18, Solan 17, Chamba six, Sirmaur four Kullu, Kinnaur and Una one each. Health Department tested about 3496 samples for ST.
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Rain havoc: 18 die in HP, CM directs DMs to ensure locals, tourists safety

18 Aug 2019 | 6:29 PM

Shimla, Aug 18(UNI) As many as 18 people have lost their lives in rain related accidents in various parts of the state in last 24 hours, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday.

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Parts of missing AN-12 BL-534 aircraft recovered

Parts of missing AN-12 BL-534 aircraft recovered

18 Aug 2019 | 6:20 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 18 (UNI) A joint team of Dogra Scouts and Indian Air Force recovered parts of the AN-12 BL-534 aircraft which went missing over Rohtang Pass on February 7, 1968.

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Talks with Pakistan will be held only on PoK: Rajnath

Talks with Pakistan will be held only on PoK: Rajnath

18 Aug 2019 | 6:05 PM

Kalka, Haryana, Aug 18 (UNI) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that now, if talks are held with Pakistan, it would only be held on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

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Journalist, his brother shot dead in Saharanpur

18 Aug 2019 | 5:41 PM

Saharanpur, Aug 18 (UNI) A journalist and his brother were shot dead over minor dispute with neighbour in Saharanpur Kotwali area here on Sunday.

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Rain havoc: Land slides hit movement of trains on Kalka-Shimla section

18 Aug 2019 | 5:37 PM

Solan, Aug 18 (UNI) The movement of all the up and down trains came to a halt on Kalka-Shimla railway section following triggering of landslides at different places on Sunday.

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