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Vaping-related illnesses on the rise in US 21.9.2019
Washington: With over 500 people diagnosed with vaping-related sickness and seven persons dead due to severe and unexplained lung illness connected to e-cigarette use in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its emergency operation centre to investigate the cause. In addition, the Food and Drug Administration has enlisted the help of its office of criminal investigations, the law enforcement arm of FDA, local media reported. Doctors and health officials have expressed concern about both the acute and long-term effects of the injuries, according to National Public Radio (NPR). As per health officials, majority of people who have fallen ill from vaping are younger than 25 years. "We at CDC are very concerned about the occurrence of life-threatening illness in otherwise healthy, young people," said Dr Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director said. NPR is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media film based in ...
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ILP demand: CoMSO seeks support from political leaders 21.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organization (CoMSO) has met some cabinet ministers and Parliamentary Party Leader of UDP Metbah Lyngdoh to seek their support on the inclusion of Inner Line Permit (ILP) provisions in the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act. In a statement issued here, CoMSO chairman Robertjune Kharjahrin said that they met […]
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IPFT workers disrupt Tripura BJP VP’s meeting 21.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
IPFT workers disrupt Tripura BJP VP’s meeting
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Awareness against plastic waste generated in Baksa 21.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Awareness against plastic waste generated in Baksa
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Govt to develop dairy, animal husbandry, poultry sectors 21.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt to develop dairy, animal husbandry, poultry sectors
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Sensitive, super-sentitive data must remain in India: Prasad 21.9.2019 PTI: All news
Sensitive, super-sentitive data must remain in India: Prasad
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One killed, five injured in shooting in US: police 21.9.2019 PTI: All news
One killed, five injured in shooting in US: police
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GSU raises concern over plight of City guest house 21.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Garo Students’ Union, Khasi Hills Zone, on Friday expressed concern and disappointment over the non-functioning of the Garo guest house located in Forest Colony, Shillong. In a statement, the student body said that after conducting a check, it was found that the guest house’s power supply had been cut off within a year […]
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Mumbai: KEM patients gasp for air with 39 non-functional ventilators 21.9.2019 DNA
According to the medical authority, they are trying to solve the technical glitches related to non-functioning of ventilators and few of the ventilators have been scrapped.
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Govt expecting all road work to be completed by May 2020: Pauskar 21.9.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Ponda: Following a heavy criticism from all quarters over for the pothole-ridden roads across the state, PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar, on Friday,  announced that all roads across the state will be hot-mix carpeted by May 2020, and work on it will commence in  last week of October. The Minister also stated that the contractors, who …
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Kerala: Patients suffer as doctors take mass leave 21.9.2019
THIRUVANANTHAPRUAM: Patients faced a harrowing time as health service doctors stayed away from out patient wings of district, taluk, general hospitals and health centres in the district. The patients faced huge inconvenience following the mass leave taken by doctors owing allegiance to Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) to protest against the failure of police to arrest the culprits" responsible for attack on lady doctor at Pallickal community health centre on Saturday.    The patients who came from far off places to the hospitals and health centres had to return without getting medical help. Though major hospitals had made alternative arrangement by bringing in house surgeons, it was not sufficient to deal with the patient rush.  However, casualty services and emergency surgeries were not affected by the strike. "Emergency cases should be given priority. But that does not mean those coming to OPs with ailments should be left to fend for themselves or ...
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Vijayawada: Nursing student files sexual abuse plaint 21.9.2019
Vijayawada: A final year BSc Nursing student has made a police complaint against a nursing correspondent for seeking sexual favours from her for passing her in the exams. The correspondent has been arrested. A relative of the student said the correspondent, Ramesh, of Grace College, Machilipatnam, had abused several girls of the third year, who were too scared to complain. The relative also alleged that the College correspondent is a member of NTR Health University and hence it was easy for him to threaten the girls into doing what he wanted. Speaking to the media, the nursing student said that she left the hostel because of the harassment of the correspondent. She said that the correspondentcontinued to harass her. Sub Inspector R. Pet of the Machilipatnam police told Deccan Chronicle that the college correspondent S. Ramesh was sexually harassing the girl and threatened to fail her if she did not have sex with him. She rejected him and he had failed her. On the complaint of the victim, a case was ...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 21.9.2019 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Turn Your Back On E-cigarettes THIS is with reference to the news report ‘Govt takes ordinance route to ban e-cigarettes’ (NT, September 19, 2019). The decision by the central government to ban the manufacture, sale, storage, transport, import and export of e-smoking devices is a step to be lauded. E-cigarette smoking was started in the …
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Stop the stigma, period 21.9.2019
When  Period. End of sentence (a movie aboutwomen from the rural India fighting the stigma surrounding menstrual health and manufacturing sanitary napkins) won the Academy Award for the best documentary short film earlier this year, one part of a long drawn battle was won. But, diminishing this prevailing stain from the Indian society fully, will take a lot more than an Oscar winning film. Delhi-based photographer Niraj Gera who is known for his photo series "Sacred Transformations", portraying the pain and lives of acid attack survivor, has picked up his camera for yet another social cause. This time around he has created a photo series essaying the experiences and plights of Indian women regarding their menstrual health. Patriarchy often silences women by shaming them for a biological process that they have no control over. Niraj"s aim is to give a voice to these girls and women by depicting their pain, anger and problems using stark images. "I always like to raise my voice ...
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CoMSO on overdrive to garner support for ILP demand 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organization (CoMSO) met some Cabinet ministers and Parliamentary Party Leader of UDP, Metbah Lyngdoh to seek their support for the inclusion of Inner Line Permit (ILP) provision in the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act. In a statement issued here, chairman of CoMSO, Robertjune Kharjahrin said that they met the […]
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Youth Congress stages protest over economic crisis near FM Sitharaman's home 20.9.2019 The Asian Age | Home
He claimed the present government had no concrete plan for uplifting the economic state of country.
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Finally! India gets ECG and irregular heart rhythmic notification on Apple Watch 20.9.2019
Starting today, the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later, marks a direct-to-consumer product that enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, capturing heart rhythm in a moment when they experience symptoms like a rapid or skipped heart beat and helping to provide critical data to physicians. The feature is now available in India. The irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch can now also occasionally check heart rhythms in the background and send a notification if an irregular heart rhythm that appears to be atrial fibrillation (AFib) is identified. Available today with an update to watchOS 6, the ECG app1 and irregular heart rhythm notification feature2 will help users identify signs of AFib, the most common form of irregular rhythm. When left untreated, AFib is one of the leading conditions that can result in stroke, the second most common cause of death around the world. ECG App New electrodes built into the ...
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NHM, Assam receives “IT Excellence Award” of The Indian Express Group 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: In a major achievement by National Health Mission, Assam, for the first time, received the “IT Excellence Award” of by the Indian Express Group for the project “A Journey from Quantity to Quality” at Infocomm India 2019 event held on 18th September 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The award was received by  JVN […]
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At least four people shot in Washington 20.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Washington,  At least four people were shot late Thursday in Columbia Heights in Northwest Washington, US media reported. Police said two of the victims were in critical condition.The wounded were being transported to area hospitals. The shooting was reported around 10:06 pm. Police have blocked sidewalks in the area for investigations. Residents of nearby apartment […]
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SWGH Depts to have monthly plan for daily activities 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
 TURA: All line departments in South West Garo Hills will now have a monthly plan for daily activities. Directions to prepare a daily activity chart were given to all concerned to ensure more effective implementation and monitoring of their developmental schemes. Ampati ADC, S K Marak chaired the monthly systematic review meeting with AH & […]
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