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  • Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48 - official
  • Once DMK assumes power, present Ministers will be in jail: Stalin
  • Attempts are being made to disintegrate country: Rajnath
  • Marketing Federation purchase over 1 20 MT of mustard in Haryana
  • Five govt procuring agencies & traders purchase over 65 08 lakh MT of wheat
  • Iraq's April 19 air strike in Syria killed 36 IS militants -spokesman
  • Police burst IPL betting racket with arrest of 3 , seize electronic items
  • Calling students ‘rowdies’ unacceptable, revoke order closing tuition centres in Kashmir: AIP Prez
  • Day temp above normal in Eastern India, some parts of Mah, Goa and south west
  • Session on Transgenic & Medicinal plants organised at Agriculture Dept of Aryans Group
  • PM interacts with BJP MPs, MLAs through Narendra Modi App
  • Rahul Gandhi to participate in Congress bus yatra in Telangana
  • Punjab govt releases Rs 112 78 crore under 'Aashirwad' scheme:Minister
  • UAE breaks barriers: child adoption on rise
  • Closure of tuition centres by govt endorsement of failures: Cong
Features
Symposium on creative writing explores role of Indian varsities in liberal arts education

Symposium on creative writing explores role of Indian varsities in liberal arts education

25 Mar 2018 | 6:32 PM

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) In an attempt to discuss creative writing inthe context of new liberal arts in Indian varsities, a symposiumtitled ‘Writing across Borders - Globalizing the Creative Writing
Program’ was organised in the National Capital on Sunday that witnessed writers, publishers and editors coming together to taste the essence of open-session creative writing workshops in poetry,
translation and fiction interconnecting literary futures across borders.

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Unity, urgency, pragmatism mark Spring European Council

Unity, urgency, pragmatism mark Spring European Council

25 Mar 2018 | 4:48 PM

Brussels, Mar 25 (UNI) Unity, urgency and pragmatism marked the Spring European Council where EU leaders showed strong determination on delivering on the key priorities.

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Key outcomes of US priorities at UNHRC's 37th session

Key outcomes of US priorities at UNHRC's 37th session

24 Mar 2018 | 2:53 PM

Washington, Mar 24 (UNI) At the 37th Human Rights Council session in Geneva during February 26-March 23, the US has addressed "urgent human rights situations around the world", according to a "fact sheet" issued here by the Office of the Spokesperson.

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Global Report on Food Crises: Food security remains critical

Global Report on Food Crises: Food security remains critical

23 Mar 2018 | 7:02 PM

Brussels, Mar 23 (UNI) The Global Report on Food Crises has indicated that major risks of famine were averted in 2017 in the four countries - Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and North Nigeria - that were declared at risk in early 2017; however, it also highlighted the severity and the complexity of food crises around the world.

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Climate disasters, conflicts leave millions hungry in 2017: report

Climate disasters, conflicts leave millions hungry in 2017: report

23 Mar 2018 | 6:07 PM

United Nation, Mar 23 (UNI) Driven largely by climate disasters and conflict, levels of acute hunger surged in 2017, leaving some 124 million people across 51 countries facing hunger crises –11 million more than the previous year, according to a new United Nations report.

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Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness

Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness

18 Mar 2018 | 2:07 PM

London, Mar 18 (UNI) Men with low sperm counts are more likely to have a number of health issues that put them at increased risk of illness, new research suggests according to a BBC News report on Sunday.

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Nepali women still do not have equal status

Nepali women still do not have equal status

13 Mar 2018 | 4:26 PM

Kathmandu, Mar 13 (UNI) Between October 2015 and June 2016, Nepal received its first women in powerful positions — the President, the Speaker of Parliament, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; however, the women in the country still do not have equal status.

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Pak 9th largest arms importer in world, but imports decreasing

Pak 9th largest arms importer in world, but imports decreasing

13 Mar 2018 | 1:06 PM

Islamabad, Mar 13 (UNI) Pakistan is the 9th largest importer of major weapons in the world, but the country has witnessed a staggering 36 per cent decrease in arms imports during the last five years, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

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India's Eco-System for Start-Ups looks bright

India's Eco-System for Start-Ups looks bright

11 Mar 2018 | 2:35 PM

By Vinay Kumar
New Delhi, Mar 11 (UNI) With about 1,400 start ups beginning operations nationally every year, the ability of people to connect, co-mingle and thrive on the energy of new ideas is feeding India’s start-up ecosystem.

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North India: Gallbladder cancer-prone area in world

North India: Gallbladder cancer-prone area in world

11 Mar 2018 | 12:23 PM

By Janardan Dutt Misra
Lucknow, Mar 11 (UNI) Gallstone diseases are among the most recurrent and frequent diseases delineated in India and neighbouring countries and recent reports have suggested that the North India was developing as gallbladder cancer prone area in the world.

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Science needs to be made easy and accessible to all

11 Mar 2018 | 12:22 PM

by Manisha Rabade
Pune, Mar 11 (UNI) To make science easy and accessible to people of all ages, need of the hour is to build a huge network where the highly realistic scientific innovations created by school or college students can be provided to people at large in their day-to-day life resulting in saving of electricity and fuel.

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Teen Warriors' battle against deadly Measles

Teen Warriors' battle against deadly Measles

11 Mar 2018 | 12:22 PM

By Mitali Mohanty Ghosh
New Delhi, Mar 11 (UNI) Mahima Prasad - the 15-year-old from Badatola village of Khurda district in Odisha - loves his “Teen Warrior” tag and is among 20-odd children of his school and hundreds others across the state who took part in a battle against the deadly Measles Rubella in a massive vaccination drive.

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Mongolia strengthening UN peacekeeping in Africa

Mongolia strengthening UN peacekeeping in Africa

10 Mar 2018 | 11:33 AM

United Nations, Mar 10 (UNI) Mongolia first joined United Nations peacekeeping in 2002 with the deployment of two unarmed military observers to the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara.

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Rewari to Mt Everest: Journey of a young girl

Rewari to Mt Everest: Journey of a young girl

08 Mar 2018 | 9:41 AM

By Jaison Wilson
New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) From the turbulent backwaters of Haryana to the forbidding heights of Mount Everest, the journey of Rewari native Sunita Singh Choken has been extraordinary.

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“Sanitary Napkin Dispenser” installation at Kacheguda Railway Station

“Sanitary Napkin Dispenser” installation at Kacheguda Railway Station

06 Mar 2018 | 3:35 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 2 (UNI) As a part of new initiative towards providing much needed emergency amenity a “Sanitary Napkin Dispenser” is installed in ladies waiting hall at Kacheguda Railway Station on Friday.

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