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Harsh Vardhan named in Bihar children deaths case

Jun 17 2019

The petition said that Harsh Vardhan and Mangal Pandey failed to fulfill their duties to control the outbreak of AES, while both had done nothing to create awareness and sensitise people in the affected areas despite the fact that AES had been killing children for years.

With No Monsoon Rains, Drought-Like Situation Grips Andhra

Jun 17 2019

Andhra Pradesh is witnessing unrelenting heat, depleting groundwater, fall in reservoir levels as the delayed and sluggish monsoon has left the fields parched and farmers worried.

Bengal Striking Doctors Want Open Door Meeting With Mamata Banerjee

Jun 17 2019

The striking junior doctors in West Bengal reiterated their demand to hold an open door meeting with CM Mamata Banerjee in presence of "live media" and said they have not received any official invitation from the state government regarding any meeting.

NZ Unveils Plan To Protect Endangered Dolphin

Jun 17 2019

The proposals also include the Department of Conservation developing an action plan to deal with toxoplasmosis, a disease that can affect dolphins and other marine mammals, by targeting research to answer knowledge gaps, enhancing education for cat owners and advocating for riparian and wetland restoration.

PM's Top Priority: Solve UP Water Crisis Before 2022 Polls

Jun 17 2019

From bigger irrigation projects to drinking water supply in urban and rural areas, the Union government and the state government will work in tandem to deliver all the schemes before the UP Assembly polls, scheduled to be held in early 2022.

Drought-Hit Karnataka Seeks Central Funds For Relief Works

Jun 17 2019

Reeling under severe drought and delay in the onset of monsoon rains, Karnataka has sought Rs 1,500 crore from the Central government to fund relief works in the state, an official said on Sunday.

Bengal BJP Chief Blames Mamata For NRS Impasse

Jun 17 2019

BJP's West Bengal unit President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the deplorable condition of healthcare services due to the ongoing doctors' strike and their refusal to visit the state Secretariat.

Art Of Commuting: Delhi Metro Stations Double Up As Art Galleries

Jun 17 2019

Most Indians may still need a push to visit art galleries and museums, but when the national capital's favourite commuting mode Metro Rail doubles up as a contemporary art gallery itself, it is not uncommon to see Delhiwallahs stop, look and even click an occasional selfie.

Modi Tells NDA Leaders To Work Unitedly For People

Jun 17 2019

According to sources, Modi told the members that they should display unity at the session. He said the BJP-led NDA had received a massive mandate and it should reflect in the work done by the elected representatives.

India Romp To 89 Run Win Over Pakistan In World Cup Clash

Jun 17 2019

Put to bat first after Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss, India, powered by Rohit Sharma's 140 (113), set a target of 337. Pakistan, in reply, reached 166/6 in 35 overs before rain caused a temporary halt to the proceedings.