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Bedan Bai, 70, the mother of a victim who died after undergoing a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilization camp, holds her granddaughter Kirti outside her house in Eastern India.
Bedan Bai, 70, the mother of a victim who died after undergoing a sterilization surgery at a government mass sterilization camp, holds her granddaughter Kirti outside her house in Eastern India.

Medicine used at India sterilisation camp poisonous, says Minister

Sunday 23 November 2014 13:59

Health Minister of India's central state of Chhattisgarh, Amar Agarwal, confirmed on Saturday that medicines used at the mass sterilisation camp were poisonous.

Medicine used at India sterilisation camp poisonous, says Minister

Sunday 23 November 2014 13:59

Health Minister of India's central state of Chhattisgarh, Amar Agarwal, confirmed on Saturday that medicines used at the mass sterilisation camp were poisonous.

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Deregulation at the heart of Japan's new robotics revolution

Sunday 23 November 2014 08:14

Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto had just begun testing a robot to perform brain surgery when he discovered Japan was moving to tighten regulations that would shut down his seven-year project.

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There’s progress in the fight against Ebola: UN

Saturday 22 November 2014 06:25

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says there has been welcomed progress on the fight against Ebola.

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SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 21 November 2014

Friday 21 November 2014 18:10

Highlights: The Nelson Mandela Foundation revamps virtual site of Mandela’s life, Facebook is said to be working on a Facebook for Work, BlackBerry says 'No" to KimK.

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New stargazing shrimp discovered in False Bay

Friday 21 November 2014 14:39

A tiny new shrimp, called the “stargazer mysid” by divers because of its eyes’ apparent permanent upward gaze, has been found in the extensively sampled waters of False Bay, Cape Peninsula.

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Gauteng hospitals running short of anaesthetic drugs

Friday 21 November 2014 14:05

A dire shortage of anaesthetic drugs has forced the cancellation of most non-urgent surgery at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital this week.

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MeerKAT construction on schedule: Project director

Friday 21 November 2014 10:30

The South African MeerKAT radio telescope, which is a precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, will only have two dishes up by the end of this year.

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VW SA scoops top environmental prize

Friday 21 November 2014 09:00

Car manufacturing company, VW South Africa, and the Mzimvubu Local Municipality have walked away with top prizes at the Top Green Organisation and Municipality Awards held in East London.

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Tshwete puts a stop to ‘stealing water’ in the Vaal

Thursday 20 November 2014 20:31

The deputy minister of water and sanitation, Pamela Tshwete, instructed a man accused of illegally stopping the flow of the Vaal River, to stop with his illegal activities.

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Deregulation at heart of Japan's new robotics revolution

Thursday 20 November 2014 11:56

Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto had just begun testing a robot to perform brain surgery when he discovered Japan was moving to tighten regulations that would shut down his seven-year project.

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