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Tea Board puts payment module in e-auction on hold

Kolkata, Oct 18 The Tea Board of India has put the post-auction settlement module under pan India e-auction system on hold for four weeks starting from Tuesday, a Board circular said.

“..after detailed deliberation held in the meeting, it has been decided that the Pan India Post settlement…

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Rajamouli to share first look of “Baahubali 2” at MAMI

Mumbai, Oct 18 (PTI) The first look of Director S S Rajamouli’s much-awaited film “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” will be shown at the upcoming Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival here.

At the upcoming Jio MAMI movie mela, which is a section in the festival, two days will…

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BRICS recognised ‘state protected terrorism as biggest challenge: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Oct 18 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the just concluded BRICS Summit in Goa recognised “state sponsored and state protected terrorism” as the “biggest” challenge and that it could no longer be the business as usual while dealing with the threat.

“State sponsored and state…

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Pak troops shells LoC posts in Rajouri, violate ceasefire

Jammu, Oct 18 (PTI) Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortar bombs on forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri district, drawing retaliation from Indian troops.

“There was ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district”, a Defence Spokesman…

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Odisha hospital fire toll 19

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 : Odhisha health authorities on Tuesday confirmed that the toll of a major fire at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar was 19.
On Monday night, the state government announced that 22 persons were killed due to the fire that broke out in the…

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UN Security Council slams N Korea’s missile launch

United Nations, Oct 18 : The UN Security Council strongly condemned the recent failed ballistic missile launch conducted by the North Korea.
In a press statement, the 15-nation council said on Monday that the attempted launch is a grave violation of the North Korea’s obligations under Security Council resolutions…

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Zico lashes out at off-colour referee, says Goa is always wronged

Kolkata, Oct 16 : FC Goa head coach Zico on Sunday lambasted referee Fernando Guerrero Ramirez for his decisions in his team’s Indian Super League (ISL) match against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) here.
“Any kind of foul and he would show his card. All crucial decisions are always against us…

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To avoid distortion of facts, govt mulls grading science literature

New Delhi, Oct 17 : In order to prevent distortion of facts and make scientific literature more credible, the Ministry of Science and Technology is considering a plan under which books related to science could be graded and validated by experts.
The experts will comprise scientists from several laboratories under the…

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Food fortification : a proven strategy to meet nutritional needs

New Delhi, Oct 17 : Food fortification is the proven and effective strategy to meet nutritional needs across various sections of the society, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said on Sunday.
“Food fortification is a proven and effective strategy to meet the nutritional needs of a large number of…

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