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Seems like politician has taken over the doctor: Twitter slams Harsh Vardhan for saying Delhi smog isn't an emergency 15.11.2017 DNA: Top News
Union science and environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has been criticized on social media for claiming that the high pollution levels in the national capital are no cause for worry. Harsh Vardhan has said there is no need to spread panic among the people over the present air pollution situation in Delhi, adding it is not like the Bhopal gas tragedy which was an “emergency”. The Delhi-NCR region has been under a thick blanket of smog over the last one week. Doctors have declared the situation as a ‘public health emergency’, while the government has taken a series of measures in view of high pollution levels. “I am talking in practical terms. You see, what happened in Bhopal when there was a gas leak and hundreds of thousands of people fell acutely sick and had to be rushed to hospital. We call that an emergency situation where you have to panic and you have to see what you have to do. I am not saying we shouldn’t do anything about it (Delhi smog); everyone has to respond to what he is supposed to do. ...
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Delhi smog not an emergency like Bhopal gas tragedy: Harsh Vardhan 15.11.2017 Rediff: News
Doctors have declared the situation as a 'public health emergency', while the government has taken a series of measures in view of high pollution levels.
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Hang culprits to death in public: MP's gang rape victim 5.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A young woman -- gang raped by four persons in Bhopal -- on Sunday demanded that the culprits should be hanged in public for their crime and flayed the police for its "unhelpful" attitude in the whole affair.
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9th Montfort Cup Basketball Tournament concludes 3.11.2017 Central Chronicle
Staff Reporter, Bhopal “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done... more »
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NTPC blast shows how health safety, environment standards are lacking 3.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
So far, the explosion at NTPC's Unchahar plant has claimed over 29 lives
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Call to be ready for disasters 11.10.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Three-day conference on disaster management gets underway
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Real heroes: Beyond the glamour of the Vogue awards 26.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
From Indian women's cricket team captain to the SBI chairman, the list is stellar.
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Their flood vs Our flood 15.9.2017 Rediff: News
Darryl D' Monte, the distinguished enviromental journalist, discusses how the media covers floods in Mumbai or Texas, but ignores Assam or Bangladesh.
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Bhopal's aspiring screenwriter wins pan-India competition 5.9.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Bhopal-based Deepak Sharma's "Wah Bhai Ghulaam" has emerged the winning entry in a pan-India story competition which was open to aspiring Indian film writers above 18 from the heartland of India.
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Why Privacy must be a Fundamental Right 17.8.2017 Rediff: News
Privacy is liberty itself.
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Why privacy must be a fundamental right 12.8.2017 Latest News
Supreme Court must not only seize the concerns of today but also gaze into the future
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Gopal Baglay appointed Joint Secretary in PMO 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Senior diplomat and External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay was today appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.He has been appointed in place of Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who has been already named as India's Ambassador to France.The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Baglay's appointment to the post for three years, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.Baglay is a 1992 batch Indian Foreign Service officer. The ACC has also approved that Kwatra and Baglay would work together in the PMO for an overlapping period o
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Priyanka Chopra to be guest of honour at TIFF 2017 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Entertainment
Priyanka Chopra will be the guest of honour at the Toronto international film festivals annual soireee on September 6. The "Quantico" actress will be feted at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, a day before the prestigious event officially gets started with an opening night film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The event will feature Priyanka in conversation with festival artistic director Cameron Bailey, where she is expected to talk about her Bollywood career, before foraying into Hollywood.

Priyanka recently made her Hollywood movie debut with "Baywatch" alongside Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The festival will run from September 7-17.
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RIL issues bonus share after 12 years 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
Reliance Industries Ltd today announced one bonus share for every share held - the first such issue after 12 years, and a dividend of Rs 13 a share.

Announcing the 1:1 bonus share, RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani said this is the countrys largest bonus issue.

The last time Indias largest private sector company gave bonus shares to its shareholders was 12 years ago.

As many as 39 companies have this year announced bonus shares. Indian Oil Corp (IOC) had announced a 1:1 bonus issue last month.
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PM visited 49 countries in last 3 years: govt 21.7.2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has has travelled 49 countries in the last three years during which India signed a number of agreements on a range of topics, the government today said.

In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, V K Singh, the Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs, said the prime minister visited eight countries in the first second half of 2014, starting with Bhutan.

This year, the prime minister has visited 10 countries in the last seven months.
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Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide 20.7.2017
Chester Bennington, the singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Linkin Park, has died in an apparent suicide, the coroners office said. He was 41.

Los Angeles authorities were alerted shortly after 9:00 am (1600 GMT) about his death at his residence and "it is being handled as a possible suicide," said Brian Elias, chief of operations at the county coroners office.
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Help desks to assist K'taka pilgrims visiting Sabarimala 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state government will open help and information centres at three places in Kerala to help and guide lakhs of pilgrims from Karnataka visiting Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple.

The centres will provide medical aid, information and look into the security of the pilgrims. The endowment department will manage the centres and a government order in this regard was issued recently. Grants to the tune of Rs 25 lakh have been earmarked for the purpose, official sources said.

The centres will come up at Pamba, Nilakkal and Kottayam and function between December and January. Pilgrims can approach the centres for help. Helplines will also be set up at the centres.

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BSY convenes party MPs' meet on July 26 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa has convened a meeting of union ministers from the state and MPs here on July 26 to discuss the current political situation in Karnataka and to chalk out the party's political strategy.

In the meeting, which will also be attended by P Muralidhara Rao, BJP general secretary in-charge of Karnataka, issues such as communal violence in Dakshina Kannada district, alleged corruption in prisons, transfer of IPS officer D Roopa and farmers' suicide will be discussed, BJP MP Shoba Karandlaje told reporters here.
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Bajrang Dal activists attack 2 men transporting buffaloes 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Bajrang Dal activists attacked two men who were transporting two buffaloes at Jarigekatte in Mundkuru near Belmannu in Karkala taluk on Thursday.

Two Bajrang Dal activists stopped the vehicle in which Rajesh Mendonca and Sadhu Poojary were transporting the buffaloes. The duo thrashed them. While Poojary managed to escape, Mendonca was severely assaulted and left on the road. The police, who came to the spot after some time, admitted Mendonca to a hospital.

The suspects, Sandeep and Rajesh, are at large. The police recorded the statements of Mendonca and registered a complaint in the Karkala Rural police station.

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India inks missile deal with Israel 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
India signed a commercial deal with Israel to buy the medium-range surface-to-air missiles. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israeli Aircraft Industry signed an implementation pact a few days ago to kickstart the purchase deal, Ministry of Defence sources said.

The Rs 17,000-crore deal had been cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Security in February. Sealing of the deal has happened weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian leader to visit Israel.

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