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Haryana to seek Rs 10 crore bond from private medical colleges

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Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS): Private medical colleges in Haryana will be required to furnish a bond of Rs 10 crore to ensure that such institutions do not put the future of students in a jeopardy if they shut down, it was announced on Monday. Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said private medical colleges and private […]

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“No plan to give face lift to Modi’s childhood tea stall”

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New Delhi, July 31 (PTI): There is no plan to develop the tea stall where Prime Minister Narendra Modi sold tea in his childhood as a tourist spot, the government told Parliament today.

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News in Brief

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Weekly cross-LoC bus service remains suspended Jammu, July 31 (IANS): The bus service across the Line of Control between Chakan Da Bagh in Poonch district and Rawalakot in the Pakistani side of Kashmir remained suspended for the fourth consecutive week on Monday. Officials at Chakan Da Bagh crossing point said that the bus service had […]

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Man arrested for piercing needles in child’s body

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Kolkata, July 31 (IANS): A man who allegedly physically and sexually abused his housemaid’s three-year-old girl and pierced her with multiple needles in West Bengal’s Purulia district was arrested from Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday. Sanatan Thakur, a resident of Purulia, was arrested from Renukoot on Sunday night. He was hiding in a temple […]

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‘Chinese transgression in Uttarakhand to be sorted out locally’

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New Delhi, July 31 (IANS): Amid reports of Chinese troops transgressing almost a kilometre into Indian territory in Barahoti of Uttarakhand last week, sources said on Monday that similar incidents have occurred in the past too and have been sorted out locally. “Incidents of similar nature have happened in the past but are normally sorted […]

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‘Dengue cases in India up by 11,832 over last year’

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New Delhi, July 31 (IANS): India in 2017 has seen 11,832 more cases of dengue compared with 2016, and the number of deaths from the vector-borne disease has been recorded at 46, eleven more than last year, officials said on Monday. According to the Directorate of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), till July […]

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NPF MLAs demand resignation of Liezietsu with fresh allegations

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Dimapur, July 31 (EMN): Reminiscent of the previous tussle in the NPF party for the party leadership and symbol that reached the doors of the ECI in 2015 in the aftermath of the unsuccessful attempt by Kaito and Noke to topple the then TR Zeliang government ,the present set of NPF Legislators that recently toppled […]

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Turmeric can be used to fight cancer in children, find US scientists

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Bengaluru, July 31 (IANS): Medical scientists in the US have found yet another use for curcumin, the bioactive component of turmeric that is widely used in Indian cuisine, this time to cure cancer in children. Researchers at Nemours Children’s Hospital and the University of Central Florida (UCF) have found that nanoparticles loaded with curcumin can […]

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Hearing on NPF whip deferred till Aug 4th week

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Our Correspondent Kohima, July 31 (EMN): The Kohima Bench of Gauhati High Court on Monday admitted the case filed by former chief minister and president of Naga People’s Front (NPF) Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu and former minister parliamentary affairs Kiyanilie Peseyie against 37 NPF legislators including the Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) speaker Dr. Imtiwapang Aier.

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Lack of Vitamin E may affect learning skills in babies

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New York, July 31 (IANS): Babies who lacked vitamin E nourishment when in the womb are likely to be at an increased risk of developing impairments in mental skills such as learning and metabolic problems, a research has showed. The study, conducted on zebrafish because their neurological development is similar to that of humans, showed […]

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