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Size of a palm: Weighing 375 grams, India`s smallest baby is born 20.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Zee News' Prasad Bhosekar reports on Baby Cherry, a small bundle of joy with a fierce fighting spirit.
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Opinion: Face Recognition Tech Can Land You In Trouble. Here's How 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
When deployed as a tool to unlock your phone, facial recognition may be a convenience. When used by a company to tag you in photos, the technology may raise questions of privacy, consent and data...
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Secular countries may have more economic growth: Study 19.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Secularisation may lead to economic development of a country when it is accompanied by a greater respect for individual rights, a study measuring the importance of religion in 109 countries has found. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, shows that a decline in religion influences a country's future economic prosperity. While it is well documented that rich countries tend to be secular whilst poor countries tend to be religious, it is still unclear if secularisation causes wealth or the other way around, researchers said. The subject has long been debated by classic scholars of social science including French sociologist Emile Durkheim, who claimed that religion fades away once economic development has satisfied our material needs. German sociologist Max Weber has argued that changes in religion drive economic productivity. Researchers from the Universities of Bristol in the UK and Tennessee in the US used data from birth cohorts from the World Values Survey to get a measure of the ...
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Who Gets The Embryos? Whoever Wants To Make Them Into Babies: New Law 18.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
When their marriage fell apart, the most contentious issue between Ruby Torres and John Joseph Terrell was the fate of their frozen embryos. There were seven in storage, created with her eggs and his...
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Chhattisgarh HC allows 13-year-old rape victim to undergo abortion 16.7.2018 Zee News : States
The High Court has ordered the medical college to provide medicines and facilities to the girl free of cost.
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Comments by former clerks may backfire on Trump's high court pick 16.7.2018 Reuters: World News
When it became clear that President Donald Trump was seriously considering nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservative judge's former law clerks swung into action as among his most energetic public cheerleaders.
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Factbox: Handful of U.S. senators hold keys to Kavanaugh Supreme Court bid 16.7.2018 Reuters: World News
President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is now in the hands of the Senate, where the opposing forces are clear, except for a few senators who sometimes cross party boundaries, depending on the issues.
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How Two Republican Women Could Sink Trump's US Supreme Court Pick 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The fate of Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee increasingly appears to lie in the hands of two Republican senators, pro-choice moderates with a penchant for rebellion -- and who have bucked the...
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Shri J P Nadda inaugurates workshop on Population Stabilisation to mark World Population Day 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“We are addressing the issue of population stabilization in the country within the lifecycle framework. As part of this strategy, right from the time of conception till the child grows, various programs of the Ministry cater to the needs of immunization of the pregnant mother and the child, carrying on till the adolescent stage and further.
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World Population Day: 10 Facts You Must Know 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
World Population Day, a United Nations' initiative celebrated every year on July 11 to raise awareness about the exploding world population, focuses on reproductive rights this year to mark 50 years...
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2 illegal abortion rackets busted in Bikaner 11.7.2018 DNA: India
The PCPNDT cell of the state health department, conducted two decoy operation in three days and busted two illegal abortion racket in Bikaner. During these operations one doctor and a retired local health worker were arrested. These were the 122nd and 123rd successful decoy operation by state PCPNDT cell. Operations were conducted under the special intensified operation to put a check on illegal abortion rackets in the state. In first decoy operation conducted on Sunday, PCPNDT team arrested Durga Rajput who was a local health worker earlier. Followed by a confirmed information the pregnant decoy contacted one Manoj Sharma in Bikaner and expressed inclination for abortion. Manoj introduced the pregnant to Durga who took the pregnant with her assistant to Karni Medical and General Store where team caught her when she was about to perform abortion after taking Rs 10,000. The middleman Manoj managed to flee away from the spot, but the team recovered the decoy money from the accused. Navin Jain, state ...
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Revive Theatre and make it a prominent form of Education and Entertainment: Vice President 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is a need to revive Theatre and make it a prominent form of education and entertainment. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Two Classical Plays from India’, an English translation of Hindi plays written by well-known playwright Shri D.P. Sinha, here today.
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Top U.S. Senate Democrat vows to fight Trump's Supreme Court pick 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The top U.S. Senate Democrat on Tuesday vowed an all-out fight against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Judge Brett Kavanaugh headed to Capitol Hill seeking support, with Democrats aiming to seize on the confirmation battle ahead of the November midterm ...
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Ireland to provide safe access zones for abortion services 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Ireland will introduce safe access zones around premises where abortion services will be provided and ensure cost is not a barrier to terminations as part of new laws following a historic referendum vote to repeal its strict abortion laws.
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Where have all the girls gone? 10.7.2018 Citizen Matters
It sounds counter-intuitive but do you know that the overall child sex ratio in the 0-6 years group in India is actually pulled down by the alarming ratio in cities? That this ratio is actually lower among mothers with more than 10 years of education? A look at the reasons behind the gender imbalance in urban India. »
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Trump set to name Supreme Court pick with strong conservative credenti... 10.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Trump set to name Supreme Court pick with strong conservative credenti...
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Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee 10.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee
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Newsmaker: Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Brett Kavanaugh, the consummate Washington insider picked by President Donald Trump on Monday for a lifetime seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, has viewed business regulations with skepticism in his 12 years as a judge and taken conservative positions on some divisive social ...
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Why Washington insider Brett Kavanaugh will face barrage of questions during US Senate confirmation process 10.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Brett Kavanaugh, the consummate Washington insider picked by President Donald Trump on Monday for a lifetime seat on the US Supreme Court, has viewed business regulations with skepticism in his 12 years as a judge and taken conservative positions on some divisive social issues. His extensive record on the bench and in prior Washington jobs means the 53-year-old conservative federal appeals court judge promises to attract a barrage of questions during what is likely to be a contentious US Senate confirmation process. A senior White House aide under Republican former President George W. Bush who previously worked for Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who investigated Democratic former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, Kavanaugh faced a long confirmation battle when Bush nominated him to his current post in 2003. Democrats painted him as too partisan, but he ultimately was confirmed by the Senate three years later. Kavanaugh grew up in Bethesda, a Maryland suburb of Washington, and attended the same ...
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Donald Trump Picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh For US Supreme Court 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
President Donald Trump on Monday announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, picking a conservative federal appeals court judge who survived a previous tough Senate...
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