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Suicide attempt disrupts Metro services at peak hours

Kolkata, Sep 12 (UNI) City's main arterial mode of transport, Metro railway services, were affected at peak hours this morning after a youth jumped on the tracks when a New Garia-bound up locomotive was entering Belgachia station in north Kolkata.
The unidentified injured youth in his mid 20s jumped on the tracks at around 0924 hours.
The suicide attempt caused suspension of both up and down trains for some time after power connection was switched off while the injured youth was being evacuated from the track.
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Uber raises bar on safety with 100,000+ drivers getting a vaccine shot

29 Jul 2021 | 5:23 PM

Kolkata, Jul 29 (UNI) Uber on Thursday announced that more than 100,000 drivers on its platform
have received at least one COVID vaccine shot.

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I-PAC team granted bail in a Tripura court

29 Jul 2021 | 5:10 PM

Agartala, Jul 29 (UNI) The Chief Judicial Magistrate of West Tripura on Thursday granted unconstitutional bail to 23 members of poll strategist Prashant Kishore’s Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) research group who were served notice accusing them of violating Covid
protocol and charged under Disaster Management Act and section 188 of IPC.

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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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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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