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Putting others first can cost more lives in emergencies: study 25.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Researchers from University of Waterloo in Canada found that overall survival rates were substantially higher when strong people in a 30-member group reached safety themselves before trying to help weaker people.
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Ham operators pick up suspicious 'cross border conversation' of GJM activists 25.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Ham radio operators working with the security forces to track down radio communications of underground GJM leaders have picked up "suspicious and coded signals" of the activists to other countries and states. The security forces and intelligence agencies first got the clue that the GJM was using radio signals as a mode of communication when two radio sets were seized during the June 15 raid on the premises of some Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leaders. It was then that the police administration decided to deploy a group of Ham radio operators to track the radio communication of GJM activists. The operators picked up the suspicious cross border signals during the drill. "Most of the coded signals and communications were in Nepali and Tibetan languages. After decoding the words, we came to know about some kind of consignment that is about to come. The rest is classified and we cannot disclose it," an official privy to information told PTI. Ham or amateur radio operators are under the ministry of ...
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When disaster strikes, selfless heroism may not be good 24.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
When disaster strikes, selfless heroism may not be good
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Hundreds are willing to die: Bimal Gurung 24.6.2017 TOI: India
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Ahmedabad civic body still in the dark about Zika 23.6.2017 DNA: Health
Health officials sourced and trained 300 workers for what the Gujarat govt claimed was a Malaria-free Pilot Project, but in reality it was Zika screening
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Stadiums, school playgrounds should be fully utilised: Goel 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Stressing on the maximum utilisation of the various stadiums and school playgrounds across the country, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday said such measures will help in unearthing young talent and developing a sporting culture in the country.
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Move Over Bitcoin, Ether is the digital currency of the moment 20.6.2017 All International Stories
New digital money, Ether, has risen an eye-popping 4,500 per cent since the beginning of the year
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Couple who plotted 46kg Hyderabad gold heist held in Mumbai 19.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The city crime branch, in a joint operation with the special task-force of Cyberabad police, arrested the main accused and his wife in one of the biggest heists of the country, when a gang of six posed as CBI officers and robbed a Muthoot Finance Ltd office of gold in Hyderabad last December.
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Community short films highlight water issues 19.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: A series of short films made by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Community Media diploma students and Pani Haq Samiti, a city-based water advocacy group, aim to highlight the shortage ...
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Son Tej Pratap Yadav's many rows threaten to soil Lalu Prasad's image again 18.6.2017 Latest News
Tej Pratap, a college dropout, is no stranger to controversy
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How these smart students are jumping over social hurdles 18.6.2017 TOI: Sunday
In the lottery of life, the odds are against you if you’re from a village or an urban slum, if you haven’t been to an English-medium school, and if your parents don’t have a high school education. Less than 3% of the engineering and business school intake is from rural schools. But now, there is a tidal wave of teaching programmes dedicated to helping smart students into professional institutions.
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Mahim kids design an app for their community 18.6.2017 DNA: Opinion
With an aim to educate girls in their community, few teenagers from Naya Nagar, Mahim have chosen the tech way and developed an app named ‘Padhai’. Roshani Shaikh, 17, is one of the 200 children who are part of Dharavi Diary, a NGO in Naya Nagar, which helps slum girls to learn through new technology. “Many girls in my area have dropped out of school mainly due to lack of interest or because few parents refuse to send them to schools. Through Dharavi Diary’s initiative, we learned the basics of how to use a computer and make apps,” said Shaikh. The girls also participate in various TEDx platforms to share their inspirational stories. Speaking about the app, Shaikh, said, “Along with designing other apps, few years ago, my team created the Padhai app. Through the app one can learn the basics of Hindi, English and Maths just by sitting at home.” – &TV’s latest offering `Paramavatar Shri Krishna’ will trace the journey of a 4-year-old Kanha, an agent of change, who came to be worshiped as Lord Krishna. The ...
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NGO's purpose was to launder scam money 16.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Preliminary investigation into the Darknet scam shows that Rajesh Sharma, one of the accused under arrest, ran an NGO with a Mumbai man to show fraudulent transactions as foreign donations.
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Breaking away from study of one discipline, course gives an insight into Science, Arts and Society 16.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
Traditionally, switching streams mid course in colleges came with the taboo of being a 'drop-out' in India. Daring to discontinue a degree midway, to make a cross disciplinary jump would be seen as a sign of inconsistency.
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120 homes destroyed: London fire tragedy reveals ugly flaws of regeneration 15.6.2017 All International Stories
Policies rolled out across social housing projects in UK and Europe have contributed to the disaster
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Delhi boys sparkle in IIT entrance 12.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Delhi boys sparkle in IIT entrance
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KNF cadre 'involved' in assassination of 2 KRA men held 12.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
KNF cadre 'involved' in assassination of 2 KRA men held
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22 held in China for selling iPhone user data 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese authorities have arrested 22 people for selling $7.36 million worth of iPhone user's data from Apple's internal servers, a media report said on Friday.
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Gun making unit busted in Imphal 9.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Gun making unit busted in Imphal
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Restrictions in Valley to halt separatist protests 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Authorities here in the valley imposed curfew-like restrictions in seven police station areas on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests against the killing of a youth in security firing earlier this week.
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