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VFS launches dengue awareness campaign

Kolkata, Aug 09 (UNI) Village financial Services Ltd (VFS), one of the leading NBFC MFIs, has embarked on a dengue awareness campaign by providing a safer and healthier environment in its
operational areas.
In a release here on Thursday, VFS said to begin with at Shyamnagar Branch in Bengal, they have celebrated their foundation day by spreading awareness on dengue in rural areas, where around 500 participants were present.
VFS has distributed bleaching powder at different dengue-infected areas and deliberated upon the causes, possible breeding sites of mosquito and home remedies for its prevention.
The villagers were briefed about the cause of dengue, preventive methods and the role of the denizens in preventing the disease, the release said adding it was insisted that the villagers should wash water tanks periodically and remove stagnant water anywhere to prevent mosquito breeding.
It was also insisted that the participants further spread dengue awareness among the family members and others.
With this VFS is planning to vouch for remedial action to combat dengue through its 215 branches spread across ten states in the coming days.
VFS, one of the leading NBFC MFIs, provides micro-credit services in around 66 districts in the Eastern, North Eastern and central parts of the country, including Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, MP &
Chhattisgarh.
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Mishap claims youth

29 Jan 2020 | 3:34 AM

Sehore, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) A youngster died on the spot and his sibling was severely injured when their motorcycle was dashed head on by a pickup vehicle near Nipaniya Mod village on Tuesday evening, law-enforcement authorities said.
Chainpura Jhagriya village’s Ravi Malviya was returning home with Ashok when the incident occurred. The pickup consequently veered off the road, came to a halt at a farm and its driver absconded. Ravi perished whereas his brother is battling for life at a hospital.

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Collision claims 2

29 Jan 2020 | 1:16 AM

Chhindwara, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) Two teenagers died as a consequence of their motorcycle being rammed from the rear by a hitherto-unidentified vehicle in the vicinity of this district headquarters on Tuesday, law-enforcement authorities said.
Jamunia Pathar-residents Sagar and Kuldeep Nagwanshi were heading for Amarwara when the incident occurred. The duo succumbed while being rushed to an infirmary.

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Dentist kills self

29 Jan 2020 | 1:01 AM

Sehore, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) A dentist has committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance at his Chanakyapuri Colony dwelling here, law-enforcement authorities said.
Amit Verma, who had a clinic in Ganga Ashram locality, took the extreme step late Monday. The motive is unclear. He was rushed to the District infirmary from where he was referred to Bhopal and succumbed on Tuesday.

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MPHC applies brakes on OBC quota

29 Jan 2020 | 12:46 AM

Jabalpur, MP, Jan 28 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday ruled that reservation for the Other Backward Classes would not exceed 14 per cent vis-a-vis the state Public Service Commission’s examination for selecting officials for 400 posts in various departments.
Chief Justice AK Mittal and Justice VK Shukla were hearing approximately a dozen petitions vis-a-vis the state dispensation raising the OBC quota to 27 per cent besides reservation for economically weaker sections. The next hearing is scheduled on February 12.

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MP CM to inaugurate Cargo Terminal

29 Jan 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bhopal, Jan 28 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath is scheduled to dedicate to the public the state capital’s Raja Bhoj Airport’s Cargo Terminal on February 10.

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