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Bleak Prospects For Indian Economy For Next Few Quarters

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By Amit Kapoor | IANS The much-awaited second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures were released last week. It must have come as a relief to the Modi government that economic growth is finally on the upswing. After five successive quarters of decline, growth inched up to 6.3 percent in the July-September quarter after hitting rock […]

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Signs of Heaviness

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(Experiencing the Holy Waves of Revival) I’ve swept away your offences like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me for I’ve redeemed you.  Isaiah 44:22. The forgiven sins will be remembered no more and the memories of it will vanish like evaporated water. The term sin and sinners reminds us of […]

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Exercise, Not Just Diet, Can Change Gut Bacteria

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Exercise, Not Just Diet, Can Change Gut Bacteria

If you thought only diet can change the composition of microbes in the gut, think again! Researchers have found evidence that exercise can change the intestinal microbiota independent of diet. The research provides clues to how exercise could benefit people suffering from inflammatory bowel disease. The findings, published in the journal Medicine & Science in […]

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Mizoram govt reschedules repatriation of Bru families

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Aizawl, Dec. 5 (PTI): Mizoram government has rescheduled the proposed repatriation of over 5,000 Bru families from six relief camps in Tripura to March next year, a senior state Home department official today said. The official said that as per the earlier schedule, it was proposed that the repatriation would begin from December first week, […]

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Assam govternment mulls recruiting 4,500 differently-able persons

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Guwahati, Dec. 5 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed the Social Welfare Department to finalize the selection criterion for filling up of nearly 4,500 posts reserved for differently-able persons. According to an official release, Sonowal insisted on clearing all vacancies backlog of differently-able persons in various government departments within December 20. While chairing […]

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India inch closer to win in Kotla Test

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New Delhi, Dec. 5 (IANS): India reduced Sri Lanka to 31/3 at stumps after setting a target of 410 runs on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Tuesday. Dhananjay De Silva (13) and Angelo Mathews (0) were at the crease when the umpires called it a […]

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Manipur: sexual relation now main reason for HIV transmission

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Imphal, Dec. 5 (PTI): Sexual contact has now become the primary cause for transmission of HIV/AIDS virus in Manipur. A 2016-17 survey by the Manipur AIDS Control Society (MACS) said the virus is now transmitted through sexual relationship in 78 per cent of HIV/AIDS transmission cases in the state. While 15 per cent are due […]

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Northern Angami-1 T20 Bash

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Northern Angami-1 T20 Bash

North Block Warrior and Lower Bayavii Giants enter semis Kohima, Nov. 5 (EMN): North Block Warriors and Lower Bayavii Giants won their respective matches and entered the semifinals of the ongoing 5th edition of 10-Northern Angami-I T20 Bash organised by Brotherhood Group at Kohima village ground, Ziekezou on Tuesday. North Block Warriors beat T. Khel […]

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Tsuknungakum Jamir is first Hornbill strongest man

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Kisama, Dec. 5 (EMN): Tsuknungakum Jamir was crowned as the 1st Hornbill International strongest man on Dec. 5 at the Kisama heritage village, while Vizobeilie Punyü was adjudged as the runner-up. Jamir emerged as the winner from among five contestants who took part in the competition. The other participants were Sedevizo Keretsü, Vethito M. Veyie, […]

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Bamboo stilt walking race held

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Kohima, Dec. 5 (EMN): Entering the fifth day of the Hornbill festival, a bamboo stilt walking competition was organised by the Department of Youth Resources and Sports at the main venue of the festival at Kisama on Tuesday. In the competition, Manloi Phom emerged as the winner and took away the cash price of INR. […]

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