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Global emergency response network to be launched In India

Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) A new decentralized and personalized mobile app called MUrgency is being set up to create a global emergency response to help people in distress in developing countries.
Brain child of Indian social entrepreneur, Shaffi Mather, MUrgency is being launched by MUrgency Inc. in global partnership with Business Call to Action at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum and MIT Global Health, company’s release said.
MUrgency is a UNDP supported initiative to make emergency response available globally to anyone, anytime, anywhere - with just one tap on a mobile phone.
In India, the app is likely to be launched first in the state of Punjab in August, 2015 and reach full coverage across the country by 1st January 2018.
MUrgency is a cloud platform and mobile application which will connect people who need emergency response with their trusted network, other users of the app and / or credentialed medical, safety, rescue and assistance professionals as the situation requires and the individual in emergency requests. It will make the nearest emergency responder doctor, nurse, emergency medical treatment , paramedic, ambulance etc. available to a person facing an emergency, release said.
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Two militants reportedly killed in Sopore encounter

Two militants reportedly killed in Sopore encounter

13 Dec 2018 | 11:16 AM

Baramulla, Dec 13 (UNI) Two militants were reportedly killed on Thursday by security forces in an encounter which ensued during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official sources said.

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Kerala Assembly: Oppn boycotts Question Hour on Sabarimala issue

13 Dec 2018 | 11:14 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (UNI) Opposition Congress-led UDF members boycotted the Question Hour on Thursday in protest against government's inaction to end the indefinite dharna by the three Opposition MLAs at the entrance of Assembly, and lifting of Section 144 of CrPC from Sabarimala.

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Ayyappa devotee attempts to commit suicide on Sabarimala issue

Ayyappa devotee attempts to commit suicide on Sabarimala issue

13 Dec 2018 | 10:58 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (UNI) An Ayyappa devotee attempted to commit suicide by pouring kerosene over himself in front of a tent, where a former president of Kerala BJP is staging indefinite hunger strike, at 0200 hrs on Thursday.

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30 people injured as KSRTC bus overturns in Telangana

13 Dec 2018 | 10:50 AM

Sangareddy, Dec 13 (UNI) At least 30 people were injured, four of them seriously when a Karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus, in which they were travelling, overturned at Degulavadi village in this district of Telangana on Thursday.

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Huge response to paddy procurement by Bengal Govt

13 Dec 2018 | 10:11 AM

Kolkata, Dec 13 (UNI) The Bengal Government’s paddy procurement scheme has got
a huge response across the State, leading to an eight-time increase in procurement
compared to last year.

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