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  • Japan wins another Olympic judo gold after Aaron Wolf defeats South Korea’s Guham Cho
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Nitish pays floral tributes to Vashishtha Narayan, last rites to be performed with state honours

Patna, Nov 14 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today paid his floral tributes to legendary mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh and announced that his last rites would be performed with state honours.
In his condolence message, Mr Kumar said that Mr Singh was awarded Ph.D. in mathematics by Berkley`s California University in 1969. He said, Mr Singh had worked as a professor of mathematics in Washington and returned to India in 1971.
Mr Kumar said that Mr Singh had worked at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Indian Statistical Institute (IIS), Kolkata and also as visiting professor in Bhupendra Narain Mandal University, Madhepura. He said the legendary mathematician had done research work on ‘cycle vector space theory’ bringing laurels to the nation and the state.
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Two NSCN(KYA) rebels neutralised in Arunachal

29 Jul 2021 | 5:03 PM

Itanagar, Jul 29 (UNI) Security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have neutralised two hardcore cadres of NSCN(KYA) in Tirap district, an official said on Thursday.

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Meghalaya records 731 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths

29 Jul 2021 | 4:56 PM

Shillong, Jul 28 (UNI) Meghalaya on Thursday recorded a single-day surge of 731 COVID-19 cases
and 14 deaths, mounting the number of active cases and fatalities up to 5,750 and 1,062 respectively.

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Resolve border disputes in north east : NE Students’ bodies

29 Jul 2021 | 4:54 PM

Imphal, Jul 29 (UNI) The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) representing eight major
students movement in the region expressed anguish and disbelief at the recent border conflicts
along the Assam-Mizoram boundary which was condemnable and which had taken a huge toll
on human lives, injuries to scores of people and destruction to property.

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Roche’s Evrysdi –first & only oral treatment for adults and children two months or older suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy

29 Jul 2021 | 4:48 PM

Kolkata, Jul 29 (UNI) Roche on Thursday announced the launch of Evrysdi® (risdiplam), the first
and only approved treatment in India for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients. Evrysdi® was
first approved by the US FDA in August 2020 and is today available in India within 11 months of
the US approval.

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SER adopts all safety & precautionary measures in view of heavy rain to maintain safe movement of trains

29 Jul 2021 | 4:39 PM

Kolkata, Jul 29 (UNI) In view of heavy rainfall and inclement weather since last night, South
Eastern Railway (SER) has adopted different safety and precautionary measures to maintain
uninterrupted train services in Howrah – Kharagpur and Kharagpur - Bhadrak Sections.

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