Archive for January 4th, 2018

Meghalaya CM lays foundation for 100-seat medical college

Tura (Meghalaya), Jan 4 :  Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the 100-seat Tura medical college here in western Meghalaya.

The medical college will come over 100 acres at Doldegre area, about 8 km from Tura, the district headquarters of West Garo Hills.

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Trump dissolves voter fraud commission

Washington, Jan 4 :  US President Donald Trump dissolved his much-touted voter fraud commission, attributing the step to various states’ refusal to participate in the board, which was criticised as a misguided step to solve a practically non-existent problem.

In the wake of the announcement on Wednesday night, advisers…

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Intel confirms report of potential security flaw in its Chips

San Francisco, Jan 4 : The world’s top chip maker Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report about a potential security flaw in its Chips that is vulnerable to hacking and promised to fix the bug as soon as possible.

Intel said that the vulnerability, discovered by a British tech…

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‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ inching closer to Rs 300 crore

New Delhi  Jan 4 (ANI): Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ has done exactly what was expected out of it – raking in big numbers at the box office.

The movie turned out to be a huge success and became the second worldwide grosser of 2017 after ‘Baahubali…

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NSUI holds conference on student poll reforms

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) A one-day national students organisations conference was held here today with scores of student bodies from across the country taking part in it and resolving to bring in “electoral reforms” in student polls.

The conference was organised by the Congress-backed National Students Union…

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Markets open in green

Mumbai, Jan 4 : The key Indian equity indices on Thursday were trading higher soon after opening.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 69.56 points or 0.21 per cent higher soon after opening.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading…

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ISL: Goa hold ATK to 1-1 draw in delayed tie

Kolkata, Jan 4:  FC Goa held reigning champions ATK to a 1-1 draw in an unprecedented Indian Super League (ISL) tie which kicked-off two hours and forty five minutes after scheduled time on Wednesday and ended more than half an hour past midnight on Thursday here at the…

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Four killed in Mumbai building blaze

Mumbai, Jan 4 :  Four people, including a senior citizen were killed in a fire that erupted in a residential building in Marol, Andheri East in the wee hours of Thursday.

According to BMC Disaster Control, the blaze was reported at around 2 a.m. in the Maimuna Building in the…

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Shiv Sena tears into Center over Bhima-Koregaon violence

Mumbai  Jan. 4 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Thursday tore into the state and the central government for the ongoing protests in Maharashtra by the Dalit outfits against the Bhima-Koregaon violence.

The Shiv Sena, in its editorial mouthpiece Saamana, accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government of…

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Triple talaq bill flawed, claims Mamata Banerjee

Ahmedpur (WB), Jan 4 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today described the bill on triple talaq as “defective”, saying it would do Muslim women more harm than good.

She accused the BJP of trying to “do politics” with the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, which…

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