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How ‘liveable’ is your city? Rankings soon 26.2.2017 TOI: India
The urban development ministry has prepared a framework for ‘City Liveability Index’ for all Indian cities based on 77 parameters under 15 categories. These include level of air pollution, availability of public transport, open space, hospital beds per lakh population, etc.
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Ethiopian Airline makes emergency landing in Delhi 25.2.2017 ET: Transportation
The flight ET8806 was carrying 255 passengers and crew on board.
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St. Stephen’s to discuss autonomy issue today 25.2.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Delhi University’s (DU) St. Stephen’s College has called an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the modalities of attaining autonomous status, even as the Varsity’s teachers association has called for a demonstration to protest against the idea. “In consultation with the Governing Body (GB) Chairman, an emergency meeting has been called to discuss the proposal for grant of autonomy to St. Stephen’s College and to take necessary consequent action,” the agenda for the meeting read. Meanwhile, the Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) has called for a demonstration against the meeting, saying they were “opposed to the dismemberment and privatisation of DU”. Unless colleges get university status with degree-awarding powers, granting them more autonomy will not necessarily mean that they will not be a part of the university, it said. Earlier this month, DU had formed a committee for its colleges that are seeking autonomy or university status, including SRCC, St. Stephen’s, Ramjas, and ...
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Local hero: Mizo MLA drops politcal appointments to perform emergency surgery after hospital's only surgeon unavailable 24.2.2017 DNA: India
A Mizoram MLA, who is a trained surgeon, on Wednesday attended to a woman who required an emergency procedure. According to a report , Dr K Beichhua, a qualified MBBS graduate from the Regional Medical College in Imphal, decided to carry out the operation when he heard that the surgeon at Saiha district hospital was away on a training programme in Imphal. The woman was suffering from severe abdominal pain and needed immediate surgery. Her stomach had a large perforation and had she been unattended to, she may have died. Dr Beichhua ignored his political engagements for the day to perform the surgery. The 52-year-old MLA completed his medical degree in 1991, and was a general practitioner for about 20 years before entering politics and joining the Mizo National Front (MNF) in 2013. “I have performed hundreds of operations during my career, but the last one was in December 2013 after I got elected as an MLA,” he told Hindustan Times. The Saiha civil hospital has seven doctors, but only one surgeon, who was ...
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Over two dozen school children fall ill after consuming deworming pills 22.2.2017 TOI: Cities
On National deworming day in Uttarakhand over two dozen school children were admitted to hospital after they consumed Alebendazole. Majority of students were from Rudraprayag and Haridwar, 12 each. While Udham Singh Nagar and Bageshwar witnessed 2 and 1 student being rushed to the hospital by 108 emergency services.
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Major fire at S M Street in Kozhikode, no casualty reported 22.2.2017 TOI: Cities
A Major fire broke out at a three storey textile shop at S M Street in Kozhikode here on Wednesday.
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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra - Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre 22.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Extending the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign to the cyber world, the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, today launched the Cyber Swachhta Kendra–Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre
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Government invokes emergency power to prevent stent shortage 22.2.2017 TOI: India
Moving to ensure there is no shortage of stents due to price control, the government has invoked an emergency provision making it mandatory for manufacturers to maintain production and supply of coronary stents at previous levels for at least six months
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Ravi Shankar Prasad launches botnet centre; NCCC to be ready by June 21.2.2017 ET: Infotech
India's apex cyberspace intel agency will be functional in June while CERT for industries such as power, communications, etc, will also be set up, Prasad said.
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Government launches free anti-virus for PC, mobile phones 21.2.2017 ET: Infotech
The government has approved Rs 900 crore for NCCC which will monitor and handle cyber attacks on Indian internet space in real time.
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India conveys reason to WTO for MIP on steel: Chaudhary Birender Singh 21.2.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
Japan has dragged India to the World Trade Organization against certain measures taken by New Delhi on imports of iron and steel products.
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Jet mid-air scare: 1 pilot slept, the other on wrong frequency 21.2.2017 ET: Transportation
The German ATC contacted a Delhi-London flight of Jet Airways (9W 122), which was flying ahead of 9W 118 last Thursday (Feb 16).
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School told to pay Rs 10 lakh to parents for kid’s death 21.2.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Jet scare: 1 pilot slept, other on wrong frequency 21.2.2017 TOI: Home
Satellite-based communication prevented the ‘incommunicado’ Jet Airways Mumbai-London flight with 330 passengers on board from getting into more trouble over German skies when it was intercepted by fighter jets last Thursday for not responding to air traffic control (ATC) calls. In fact, ‘alert’ crew of another Jet flight just ahead of this one came to the rescue of the out-of-reach crew of the flight from Mumbai (9W 118).
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Surgical strikes decision was taken soon after Uri attack 20.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Surgical strikes decision was taken soon after Uri attack
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Nagaland CM Zeliang resigns 20.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland CM Zeliang resigns
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Govt to start spl AIR services for Indian migrants 20.2.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Keeping its focus well on issues faced by Indian migrant labourers, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), along with public service broadcaster All India Radio, will soon start special services to reach out to them. The services will be part of a special communication strategy formulated by the MEA to generate awareness among vulnerable migrant labourers, who often fall prey to agents and are subjected to fraud and exploitation, and also guide them reach out to the government in case of emergencies. According to sources, the campaign would comprise two services. “One would be broadcast through AIR’s domestic service for prospective migrants in catchment states, from where the majority of migrant labourers go to different countries. The second one would be broadcast by the external services division of AIR for Indian labourers working in different countries, especially the numerous workers in the Gulf countries,” a senior official said. Sources added that the programme content for both the service, ...
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Decision to carry out surgical strikes was taken soon after Uri terror attack, says Rajnath Singh 19.2.2017 TOI: India
The decision to carry out cross-LoC surgical strikes last September was taken at an emergency meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after terrorists attacked Uri Army camp, Home Minister Rajnath Singh revealed on Sunday.
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Nagaland: CM TR Zeliang steps down, emergency meeting called tomorrow 19.2.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang announced on Sunday that he has decided to quit amidst political crisis.  Speaking to ANI on this issue, he said, "I have decided to step down from office, new consensus leader to be selected tomorrow at an emergency meeting." An emergency meeting of ​Naga People's Front (NPF) has been called on Monday at 10 AM, followed by a meeting of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) at 11 AM. According to reports, former chief minister and Lok Sabha MP Neiphiu Rio will be replacing Zeliang.  On Thursday, at least 34 NPF legislators had chosen its Party President Shurhozelie Liezietsu to replace Zeliang. According to an AIR report, however, now 45 legislators have elected Rio as their new leader of the NPF legislature party, who is going to replace Zeliang. In the 60-member assembly, the ruling Democratic Alliance of Nagaland comprises 48 NPF legislators, including suspended legislator Imkong Imchen, four of BJP MLAs and eight Independents. Sources said that the BJP, which has ...
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Dr Muffazal Lakdawala: International fatness surgeon 19.2.2017 TOI: India
Dr Muffazal Lakdawala has performed bariatric surgery on 73 Indian patients who have weighed above 200 kilos.India conducts approximately 1,50,000 surgeries each year according to data provided by the Obesity Surgery Society of India.
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