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Rotavirus Vaccine launched in Meghalaya

Shillong, Aug 16 (UNI) Meghalaya’s Mission Director National Health Mission,
Pravin Bakshi on Friday launched the Rotavirus Vaccine (RVV) in the State.
Bakshi said the RVV will be now be added to the routine immunization
programme in Meghalaya.
“This will provide protection against severe diarrhoea caused by Rotavirus.
Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus and it is the most common organism
that causes diarrhoea in children which may lead to hospitalization and
death,” he said.
It may also be mentioned that the 1st dose of RVV was administered on
August 13, 2019 at the Ganesh Das Government Maternal and Child Health
Hospital, Shillong.
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Andaman makes Fire Safety NOC mandatory for all buildings

26 Feb 2020 | 8:55 PM

Port Blair, Feb 26 (UNI) In order to ensure fire and life safety norms for various buildings,
the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands has passed an Executive Order recently wherein a No
Objection Certificate (NOC) from A & N Fire Service is mandatory in respect of both pre-constructional activities as well as after construction of the building for granting
of completion certificate.

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PK thanked Nitish for sticking to his stand on NPR NRC issues

PK thanked Nitish for sticking to his stand on NPR NRC issues

26 Feb 2020 | 8:55 PM

Patna, Feb 26 (UNI) Appreciating Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for adhering to his
stand for not implementing National Record of Citizenship (NRC) and execution of
National Population register ( NPR) as per 2010 provisions in the state, the poll
strategist Prashant Kishor who was recently expelled from Janta Dal (U) satirically
said that Mr Kumar hopefully would stand with the truth in future too.

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AAI Chairman reviews various airport projects in North East

26 Feb 2020 | 8:43 PM

Guwahati, Feb 26 (UNI) Chairman of Airports Authority of India today reviewed various
projects and operations of North Eastern Region (NER) Airports.

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PepsiCo to invest Rs 400 cr in Assam

26 Feb 2020 | 8:39 PM

Guwahati, Feb 26 (UNI) PepsiCo India has proposed to invest Rs 400 crores in Assam
to set up its manufacturing unit in the state.

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Three-day conclave for NE on SDGs end on positive note

26 Feb 2020 | 8:34 PM

Guwahati, Feb 26 (UNI) The three-day North East Sustainable Development Goals
Conclave 2020 concluded here today after intensive deliberations on accelerated
and sustainable development of the North East states.

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