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10 months ago
Despite Lokayukta dampener, Gouds get fish 'medicine' ready

Hyderabad, June 6 - The Bathini Goud family here has begun preparations for administering the fish prasadam - for asthma patients here June 8-9, even as the Lokayukta has directed the government not to sponsor such events. The family members were busy Thursday getting ready the herbal paste, which is inserted into the mouth of a live murrel fish fingerling, and slipped into the mouth of the pati ...
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Hyderabad | 10 months ago
Despite Lokayukta dampener, Gouds get fish 'medicine' ready

Hyderabad, June 6 - The Bathini Goud family here has begun preparations for administering the fish prasadam - for asthma patients here June 8-9, even as the Lokayukta has directed the government not to sponsor such events.The family members were busy Thursday getting ready the herbal paste, which is inserted into the mouth of a live murrel fish fingerling, and slipped into the mouth of the patient ...
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4 years ago
Thousands take fish medicine amid swine flu scare

Hyderabad, June 8 - With seven cases of the infectious swine flu being reported from this Andhra Pradesh capital, health authorities are worried about the congregation of thousands of asthma patients from around the country and even abroad who have gathered here to take a traditional fish medicine. The Bathini Goud family, which has been distributing the free fish medicine for over 160 years, Mo ...
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Hyderabad | 6 years ago
Thousands of asthmatics take 'miracle' fish medicine

Hyderabad, June 9 - Thousands of asthma patients lined up Saturday to swallow tiny fish stuffed with a medicinal paste in the hope that the 'wonder drug' would give them relief from nagging respiratory problems.An estimated 50,000 people have been administered the 'fish prasadam' or holy offering since Friday night at the sprawling Exhibition Grounds and hundreds more were waiting to receive it.Th ...
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Hyderabad | 6 years ago
Hundreds of asthmatics to take fish medicine

Hyderabad, June 7 - Hundreds of asthma patients from different parts of the country have started arriving here to take the so-called miraculous fish medicine from a family which claims to have been administering it free of cost for 160 years.Authorities have made elaborate arrangements for the event, known as 'fish prasadam', which will be held at exhibition grounds here Friday and Saturday.Police ...
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Hyderabad | 7 years ago
'Fishy' medicine stirs controversy

Hyderabad, June 6 - Even as asthma patients from different parts of India have begun arriving here to take the famed fish medicine, rationalists have stepped up their campaign against the 'unscientific' treatment.Jana Vignana Vedika, a group of rationalists, has again urged the Andhra Pradesh government to stop patronising the event, saying consumption of the 'drug' was based on 'superstition'.The ...
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