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Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala, India

On May 5th, 2015, in a village area of Kerala, India, a person named Mohammad Sabith(23) died of fever. He was admitted in the hospital. The Health department of the State of Kerala did not expect what was coming to hit them. Two weeks later, his brother was also seen showing the same symptoms. He too was admitted in the hospital. One of the elder lady in the family also got sick. This time the Health department became alarmed and they took the blood samples of the patients. They did not collect the blood sample of the first patient since they had no clue about the cause behind his death. They send the samples to Department of Virus Reasearch, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The Health Department did not stop there. They took extreme care in isolating the patients and stopping any chance of spreading this virus.

On May 20th, 2018, the result from Manipal came which showed that the outbreak was nothing but Nipah virus. By this time the death toll has increased. One of the nurse w…

Sachin Tendulkar named UNICEF’s Brand Ambassador for South Asia

Sachin Tendulkar became the first brand ambassador of UNICEF  for South Asia yesterday. Sachin Tendulkar just retired from International Cricket and is starting a new innings in life. Sachin Tendulkar quoted that “This is a second innings of my life. I am thankful to the UNICEF for giving this opportunity to me. I am looking forward to work with UNICEF for the best of people.”

Sachin Tendulkar will work along with UNICEF to improve the hygiene and sanitation in the South Asia. India is among the region. He also said that the present condition of many people around the world is poor. Most people do not have proper sanitation facilities. According to calculations around 36 per cent of total population does not have access to clean toilets. Around 1600 children die every year due to diseases like diarrhoeal infected diseases. Sachin Tendulkar will be promoting the need for proper sanitation and hygiene.

The batting legend also participated in the hand wash campaign with…

How to Watch Thrissur Pooram 2013 Live

Thrisssur Pooram is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala. Thrisssur Pooram
 Is celebrated every year in Medam (april) month in the Thrissur town. The  Pooram continues for 36 hours. It attracts a lot of people from different places in India as well as other nations. Thrisssur Pooram
 Is hosted by two temples – Paramekkavu and Thiruvampadi. Famous ‘Thekkinkadu maidhanam’ is the spot where pooram is held.

History behind Thrisssur Pooram
It is believed that every year the gods in the two temples ‘ Paramekkavu and Thiruvampadi’ meets together for one day. This day is celebrated by the believers as a holy festival. The Pooram starts early in the morning at the time of Kanimangalam sasthavu ezhunnellipu. Thrissur pooram was started in 1798 by Sakthan Thampuran or Raja Rama Varma. He was the ruler of Cochin. This was a major breakthrough in the culture of Kerala. Common man got access to these festivals who were denied passage to temples at that time.

Attractions of Thrissur pooram
Elephants are…

Mahindra Pantero Rise - Review and Specifications

Pantero is a new arrival from Mahindra. It is a 110 cc bike with lots of new features. The fuel efficiency is one of the striking features of Mahindra Pantero. It comes with Intelligent MCi-5 (Micro Chip Integrated 5 Curve) Engine which enables better performance in climbing steep roads. MCi-5 Engine ensures high fuel safety in straight roads as well. So Mahindra Pantero may be the first motor cycle in the 110 cc category to have such technology.

 5 Striking Features of Mahindra PanteroIntelligent MCi-5 EngineEasy handling in CurvesFuel Efficiency -ARAI 79.4 kmplLong seats - 774 mmStylish digital dashboard Mahindra Pantero does not comes with disc brake options. It has 4 speed gears and a ground clearance of 165 mm. Fuel tank can store 13.70 ltrs.

Ticket Sale Started - India v England ODI Series 2013

India vs England 5 Match ODI Series 2013 Ticket Sale.The ticket sale for the One Day International cricket match between India and England to be held on 15th January 2013 started today. Tickets are available in the selected branches of Federal Bank. Ticket sale via Federal Bank will be only available upto 11th January 2013. Online Sale is through the official site of Federal Bank . Indian Cricket Bowler S Srisanth inaugurated the event. Kaloor International Stadium (Nehru Stadium) will host the ODI match between India and England.
           This is the second match between India and England in the series. The full fixture of the ODI Series 2013 is -
England vs India ODI Series 2013 Fixture1st ODI at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot on 11th January 20132nd ODI at Nehru Stadium, Kochi on 15th January 20133rd ODI at HEC International Cricket Stadium Complex, Ranchi on 19th January 20134th ODI at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali on 23rd January 20135th ODI at Himach…