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FSSAI Not a Lone Ranger States Have to Complement it

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By Amit Kapoor | IANS In the same week as a Delhi court acquitted all the accused in the 2G fiasco, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), which had a defining role to play in the case, tabled yet another report slamming Indias apex food regulatory body.

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India Needs to Maintain its Strategic Autonomy

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By Lt. Gen. Kamal Davar (retd)| IANS With the call that “America is in the game and America is going to win”, strongly reminiscent of his populist campaign speeches, US President Donald Trump launched his first National Strategic Security (NSS) policy document on December 18, 2017. He categorised his ambitions for the US based on “principled […]

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More Women Likely to Drop Out Before Ph.D in Hard Sciences: Report

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By Vishal Narayan | IANS The latest trends in higher education reveal more instances of women dropping out from hard sciences — after completing their post-graduation (PG) and not pursuing a doctorate — than men, while more men did their doctorate even in courses where they were outnumbered by women at the PG level.

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15 Ways to Prevent a Kamala Mills Kind of Fire

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By Rohit Harjani | IANS The recent ghastly fire tragedy that occurred at the Kamala Mills compound in Mumbai should set the alarm bells ringing. This is yet another wake-up call for us to consider the issue of fire safety seriously. Mumbai has witnessed a boom in restaurants, pubs, bars and lounges, with industrial areas being […]

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Himachal District Moves to End Age-Old Menstruation Taboo

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By Vishal Gulati | IANS It’s a taboo no one really talks about in remote villages of Himachal Pradesh — but could soon end. Women in many remote parts of the mountain state are virtually ex-communicated when they are menstruating. They are forced to sleep outside the house, in cattle-like sheds known as menstruation sheds. The […]

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Financial bids for all 12 large NPA accounts by month-end: SBI

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New Delhi, Jan. 10 (PTI): Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) expects financial bidding process for resolution of 12 big stressed accounts to be over by the end of this month, said the bank’s top official. SBI is the lead banker in 6 out of 12 large NPAs with total outstanding loan of […]

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Chinese yuan weakens against US dollar

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Beijing, Jan. 10 (IANS): The central parity rate of the Chinese currency, the renminbi or the yuan, weakened 239 basis points to 6.5207 against the US dollar on Wednesday, the lowest point in about two weeks. The softer rate came after drops in the offshore yuan against the dollar on Tuesday following rumours that the […]

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Mon’s DC briefs sector officers about vulnerability mapping

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Dimapur, Jan. 10 (EMN): The district election officer of Mon district Thavaseelan K briefed sector magistrates and police officers of nine assembly constituencies of Mon district on Jan. 9 at the DC’s conference hall in Mon. The DPRO informed about the event on Thur. Thavaseelan is said to have informed the officers that election duty […]

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Draft electoral roll for districts ready

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Dimapur, Jan. 10 (EMN): The electoral registration officer of Dimapur has informed that the list of amendments to the draft electoral roll for the Dimapur-I, Dimapur-II, Dimapur-III, Ghaspani-I and Ghaspani-II assembly constituencies has been prepared with reference to Jan. 1 as the qualifying date. This is in accordance with the Registration of Elector Rules of […]

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Students urged to imbibe knowledge for success

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Dimapur, Jan. 10 (EMN): The 38th annual conference of the Pimla Ghami Kiphimi Kuqhakulu was held during Dec. 29-30. The theme of the event was “sublime knowledge.” The students’ union informed about the event. Speaking during the occasion, the chief guest of the event, local contractor Z Kasheto Yeptho was stated to have encouraged the […]

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