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In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy 29.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy
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Noida: Dog sterilisation may stray due to fund cut 29.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
Routine sterilisation of stray dogs is very important in all urban and rural areas to control their burgeoning population.
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No country for old: One in two elderly people lonely 28.6.2017 DNA: Health
Working on a sample size of 15,000 older people, the survey by Agewell foundation says that 47.49 per cent elderly people in India suffers from loneliness.
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Family debts main cause of Indian farm suicides (Special to IANS) 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 70 per cent of India's 90 million agricultural households spend more than they earn on average each month, pushing them towards debt, which is now the primary reason in more than half of all suicides by farmers nationwide, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of various government data.
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Nothing sweet about it: Chandigarh's poor have more diabetics than the rich 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
First it was the bitter news of losing its second slot among the top 10 cleanest cities in the country. Now, Chandigarh has to live with the harsh reality of the not-so-sweet truth of having the highest incidence of diabetics.
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New species of mosquitoes from UP bring killer malaria to capital 28.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
According to doctors, malaria may create havoc this monsoon in the Capital, which is already struggling to cope with the onslaught of other mosquito-borne diseases.
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Farm debt crisis: 70% of agricultural families spend more than they earn 27.6.2017 News
Farm loan waiver not the solution; indebtedness a symptom and not the root cause of farm crisis
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Basic income could empower millions of Indians, but India may find cost too high 26.6.2017 Sify Finance
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It's time for `Make in Uttar Pradesh' 26.6.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
All eyes have been set on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, as he heads the BJP government that came into power after a gap of 15 years in Uttar Pradesh. Here's a look at few of the key decisions made in the first 100 days of his tenure.
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HC pulls up officials, elected representatives for interfering in bail matters 26.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Basic income could empower millions, but India may find cost too high 24.6.2017 News
The UBI amount would be greater than all current welfare programs of the government
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Caution: Diabetes can do to India what HIV did to some African countries 23.6.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
An ICMR-INDIAB study points to worrisome trends in the prevalence of the disease
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India beats only Pakistan among 19 neighbours in improving health access 23.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
India at the bottom in BRICS group, 178th among 195 countries
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Another swine flu patient in city 23.6.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Slum clearance board tenementsgive dwellers shelter, not succour 23.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
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India may become 2-4 degrees celsius warmer: Study 22.6.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
But India simply cannot afford to ignore the new health and livelihood challenges
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India may become 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The next year turned out to be India's hottest ever, since record-keeping began in 1901. And earlier in 2017, summer got off to an unprecedented intense start, as heatwaves in late March swept through nine states.
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India may become 2-4 degrees C warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists who studied India's 2015 heatwave that claimed 2,500 lives (over 1,700 in Andhra Pradesh alone) concluded that the region was likely to see intense heatwaves once in every 10 years, instead of once in every 100 years.
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Mumbai groups organise yoga camps across the city 22.6.2017 DNA: Top News
With an aim to celebrate International Yoga Day, many organisations celebrated the day across Mumbai by arranging yoga sessions at their respective institutes.  Employees of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), participated in a yoga session. Kinnar Maa Trust, on the other hand, organised yoga sessions for transgenders in their Vikroli-based office. Over 100 transgenders participated in the one-hour session. Priya Patil, one of the members of the trust said, “Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice. It is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It helps to get holistic approach to health and well being.” All units of Indian armed forces and their family members gathered on Wednesday to celebrate International Yoga day. Yoga camps were conducted at nine places in Mumbai’s Western Naval command and Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command joined the personnel of the Command at Yoga camp held onboard Viraat. A total of over 10,000 ...
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Health start-up Cardiotrack to set up operations in Mexico 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Bangaluru-based healthcare start-up Cardiotrack, which provides predictive diagnosis for cardiovascular diseases, on Wednesday said it has entered into an agreement with a Mexican state to set up operations and also invest in a unit to train people.
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