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Cancer:Statistics very alarming;Need to act fast: Expert

Kolkata, Feb 04 (UNI) Lifestyle changes and industrial and environmental pollution are among a host of factors leading to an alarming rise in the number of cancer cases in India.
'India sees 1.2 million new cancer cases every year which means one in every four cases reported globally are from India,' Dr Naresh Purohit, Advisor-National Cancer Control Programme told UNI after a seminar on the occasion of World Cancer Day today.
Increasing urbanisation, life style changes, high consumption of tobacco, processed food, industrial and environmental pollution are factors that are spurring an alarming rise in the number of cancer patients in India.
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Kerala pavilion in limelight at World Coffee Conference

25 Sep 2023 | 6:30 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (UNI) As the fifth edition of World Coffee Conference (WCC) 2023 began on Monday in the Karnataka capital, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated Kerala’s pavilion that focuses on the legacy of the stimulating beverage in ‘God’s Own Country’.

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Landmark MoU Paves Way for Game-Changing Transport Route Connecting SMP, Kolkata to NE

25 Sep 2023 | 6:27 PM

Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) As a part of the investment promotion activity for the Global Maritime India Summit 2023, an MoU was signed on Monday between Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata (SMP, Kolkata) and Saif Powertec Ltd, Bangladesh (SPL).

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Arunachal: West Siang Police arrests drug peddler with 8 5 gm heroin

25 Sep 2023 | 6:18 PM

Itanagar, Sep 25 (UNI) The West Siang District Police arrested a drug peddler with 8.5 grams of suspected heroin worth Rs 70,000 and sale proceeds of over Rs 2.5 lakh, a senior police officer said on Monday.

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AIMIM Chief Owaisi's challenge to Rahul Gandhi is ridiculous: Cong

25 Sep 2023 | 6:17 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 25 (UNI) The Congress party has said that AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi's challenge to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to contest from Hyderabad in the next Lok Sabha election is ridiculous.

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AIADMK snaps ties, walks out of BJP-led NDA

AIADMK snaps ties, walks out of BJP-led NDA

25 Sep 2023 | 6:10 PM

Chennai, Sep 25 (UNI) Amid growing friction and fissures in the
alliance, the main Opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Monday
snapped its ties with the BJP and walked out of the BJP-led NDA

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