Archive for February 12th, 2018

PM to lay foundation stone for Navi Mumbai international airport

Mumbai, Feb 12 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform the ‘bhoomi pooja’ (ground-breaking ceremony) for the upcoming Rs 16,000 crore Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) on February 18, it was announced on Monday.

The new airport, in the adjoining Raigad district, will be the second international aviation hub…

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RSS chief’s speech an insult to every Indian: Rahul

New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of “disrespecting” the Army and those who have laid down their lives for the country.

Gandhi slammed Bhagwat over his remarks that the RSS could “prepare” military personnel faster than the Army.

The RSS chief…

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Rajasthan CM doles out goodies for farmers, students with eye on polls

Jaipur, Feb 12  Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday kept farmers’ interest in mind while announcing the final budget before the state assembly elections.

No new taxes have been imposed in the current budget.

Raje, who also holds the finance portfolio, announced one-time loan waiver of up to…

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Veteran Odia actress Parbati Ghosh dead

Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 Veteran Odia actress, producer and director Parbati Ghosh passed away here early on Monday after pro-longed illness. She was 85.

The national award-winning actress was ailing for sometime.

Ghosh was rushed to a private hospital here after she complained of uneasiness. She was admitted at…

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ISL: Pune down error prone Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 12  An erroneous deflection from Raju Gaikwad and a beautifully taken finish from Marcelinho made all the difference as FC Pune City beat Mumbai City 2-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Sunday.

The win keeps Pune at the second place in the ISL…

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Real Madrid thump Sociedad 5-2

Madrid, Feb 12 Real Madrid warmed up for next week’s Champions League tie at home to Paris Saint Germain with a comfortable 5-2 win to Real Sociedad in the La Liga.

Real Sociedad travelled to Madrid with the fourth worst defensive record in the Liga Santander and they…

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Air quality monitor site attempt to mislead: Ghaziabad residents body

Ghaziabad, Feb 12 The Ghaziabad residents welfare associations’ apex body has objected to the site for displaying the air quality monitor, alleging that the local pollution control board is trying to mislead the residents about the data.

In a letter to District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari, RWA Federation Chairman Col. Tejendra…

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Maharashtra hailstorm kills 2, damages standing crops

Nagpur, Feb 12 Two persons were killed and two others injured as unseasonal rains, accompanied by hailstorm, lashed parts of Maharashtra’s Marathwada and Vidarbha region, razing huge tracts of standing crops on Sunday, officials said.

The hailstorm, which hit Jalna, Beed, Amravati, Buldhana, Washim, Akola and surroundings, flattened the…

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650 suffer from diarrhoea in Kolkata, civic body takes measures

Kolkata, Feb 12 As many as 650 people in six municipal wards were suffering from diarrhoea caused by an alleged contamination of drinking water and 28 of them were admitted in a city hospital since Saturday night, an official said on Sunday.

Kolkata Municipal Corporation collected samples from different places…

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New combo therapy found effective in kidney cancer patients

New York, Feb 12 Combining an anti-angiogenesis agent, which blocks blood vessel formation, with an immunotherapy agent, has shown promising anti-tumour activity in an early phase clinical trial in patients with advanced kidney cancer who had not been previously treated, says a new study.
The findings of the…

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