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  • Congress, despite debacle in LS Polls, is in favor of consolidating tie-up with the JD(S)
  • Three children shot dead in Bulandshahr
  • BJP & NDA lawmakers set to formally elect Modi as Parl party leader
  • MHA alerts Tripura, Assam and W Bengal on Islamic terrorist outfits
  • SC/ST Voters shift their loyalty to Saffron party in LS Election
  • Post result violence in Tripura kills a BJP man and leaves 117 injured: CM warns action
  • Eves power: House of people's to have eight women MPs from Maharashtra
  • Tripura CS removed, 14 IAS and 2 IPS transferred a day after BJP’s victory
  • CWC meet begins, all eyes on Rahul
  • PM Modi to visit Gujarat on Sunday, meet mother
  • Britain set for new PM after May quits, as Brexit impasse remains
  • Five killed in road accident in Meerut
  • Mobile internet remains suspended in Kashmir
  • NATO experts adopt new military strategy over Russian ‘threat’: Stoltenberg
  • Educational institutions remains closed in Kashmir
India

UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR MAY 5, 2019

05 May 2019 | 3:05 PM

Bhadoi: Indians jailed in Saudi Arabia will come home before Ramzan: Modi (DIE8) Kolkata: Stage set for fifth phase LS poll in seven South Bengal.

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Farmers rights groups threaten to intensify stir in Pepsico matter

Farmers rights groups threaten to intensify stir in Pepsico matter

04 May 2019 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Farmers’ rights groups on Saturday threatened to intensify their stir against PepsiCo Inc which has so far not withdrawn its lawsuit against some Gujarat potato farmers for sowing FL 2027 variety without permission from the company.

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Ganga: Brahmachari Atmabodhanand ends 193- day fast on assurance from Govt

04 May 2019 | 9:01 PM

By Satish Sharma
New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Brahmachari Atmabodhanand, who was on hunger strike for the cause of the Ganga in Haridwar since October 24 last year, ended his stir in Saturday following a written assurance from the Centre.

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Cyclone FANI: IAF launches 3 C-130Js, Mi-17 helicopter for relief missions in Odisha

04 May 2019 | 8:08 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) In the wake of Cyclone Fani, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will launch three C-130Js Super Hercules aircraft to Bhubaneswar, aiming at quick response towards the Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR).

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Rafale: Centre slams call for review of SC clean chit merely on basis of stolen papers, incomplete notings

Rafale: Centre slams call for review of SC clean chit merely on basis of stolen papers, incomplete notings

04 May 2019 | 7:12 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) The Centre on Saturday filed a fresh affidavit in the multi-million Euro Rafale fighter jets scandal, asserting that the Supreme Court's well reasoned order of December 14, 2018, which had given a clean chit to it, could not be reviewed on the basis of ''some stolen documents revealing incomplete file notings.

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Zero casualty policy, IMD accuracy minimised loss of lives

Zero casualty policy, IMD accuracy minimised loss of lives

04 May 2019 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) The government's "zero casualty" policy for cyclones and the "pinpoint accuracy" of the India Meteorological Department's early warning system helped reduce deaths from cyclone Fani in Odisha, said the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (ODRR).

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Salt intake levels in India continues to be high, says study

Salt intake levels in India continues to be high, says study

04 May 2019 | 6:45 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Salt intake levels in many low- and middle-income countries, including India, continues to be high, says a study.

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MJ Akbar deposes in criminal defamation case filed against lady journalist

MJ Akbar deposes in criminal defamation case filed against lady journalist

04 May 2019 | 5:23 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Former Union minister M J Akbar was cross examined on Saturday in a criminal defamation case he had filed against journalist Priya Ramani who had levelled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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Air India operates spl flight for stranded passengers in Odisha; IndiGo resume ops

Air India operates spl flight for stranded passengers in Odisha; IndiGo resume ops

04 May 2019 | 4:51 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) State-owned Air India on Saturday operated an additional flight to evacuate passengers at the Bhubaneswar airport stranded due to cyclone Fani.

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NCMC reviews rescue ops in cyclone-hit areas of Odisha, W Bengal & Andhra Pradesh

NCMC reviews rescue ops in cyclone-hit areas of Odisha, W Bengal & Andhra Pradesh

04 May 2019 | 4:10 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha on Saturday reviewed rescue and relief measures in the cyclone affected areas of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh with the states and central ministries/agencies concerned in the aftermath of cyclone Fani.

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Bacops Ltd defence deal: Ready for any probe, but what about Rafale? Rahul

Bacops Ltd defence deal: Ready for any probe, but what about Rafale? Rahul

04 May 2019 | 3:44 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Reacting to a media reports alleging that his former business partner Backops Limited had got offset defence contracts during UPA rule, Congress president Rahul Gandhi here on Saturday said he was ready for any investigation and claimed he had done 'nothing' wrong.

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Asia must prioritise disaster resilience: ADB

04 May 2019 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Four out of every five people affected by natural hazards live in Asia.

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Cyclone Fani: Flight ops resume at Bhubneshwar, Kolkata airports

04 May 2019 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Flight operations resumed on Saturday at Bhubneshwar and Kolkata airports after the devastating effects of cyclone Fani have been cleared up.

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Dystonia, epilepsy, essential tremor, OCD can be treated by Deep brain stimulation, says Neurologist

04 May 2019 | 3:13 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Many neurological disorders such as dystonia, epilepsy, essential tremor and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be successfully treated with Deep Brain Stimulation, claims a
Neurologist.

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Cyclone Fani: PM to visit Odisha on May 6

Cyclone Fani: PM to visit Odisha on May 6

04 May 2019 | 2:21 PM

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Odisha on May 6 to take stock of the situation arising due to cyclone Fani and assured all affected states to provide all possible help to them.

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