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Nine more children die in Bihar, toll rises to 63

Nine more children died on Friday in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, which is reeling under an outbreak of brain fever, taking the toll to 63 this month, with officials maintaining the death were due to hypoglycemia. All the victims have fallen…

Agitating doctors decline Mamata’s invite for talks

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday invited the agitating junior doctors for a meeting at the state secretariat, which they declined saying it is a ploy to break their stir. She convened the meeting to find a solution…

Cyclone Vayu to recurve, may hit Gujarat’s Kutch, says official

 Cyclone Vayu is likely to recurve and hit the Kutch coast of Gujarat, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said Friday. “Vayu is likely to recurve on June 16 and hit Kutch between June 17-18,” M Rajeevan,…

Five policemen killed in Maoist ambush in Jharkhand

Maoists shot dead five police personnel and looted their firearms in an ambush Friday while they were patrolling the area here, officials said. According to Sub-Divisional Police Officer Avinash Kumar, the five policemen — two assistant sub-inspectors and three constables…

Doctors protest against assault of colleagues in Kolkata spreads to other parts of the country

The stir by junior doctors protesting assault on two of their colleagues at a hospital in Kolkata assumed nationwide proportions Friday with government doctors in various states expressing solidarity and resorting to agitations.  The protests began after a patient’s relatives…

BJP to start membership drive from July 6: Chouhan

The BJP will start its membership drive from July 6, party vice president Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Friday. The BJP may have notched up its best ever tally in the recent Lok Sabha polls but it is yet to reach…

Indian Army rescues 81 tourists stranded in Ladakh

Indian Army team rescued 81 tourists visiting Shyok in Ladakh and provided them with immediate aid on Friday. “Indian Army rescues 81 tourists visiting Shyok region, stranded onPartapu r- Turtuk road; immediate shelter, medical aid & warm clothing were provided” Northern Command, Indian Army tweeted on Friday. All the…

Cyclone Vayu no more a threat, evacuees can return: Gujarat CM

 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said cyclonic storm Vayu no longer posed any threat to the state as it had moved away westward. Following a meeting with top officials in Gandhinagar, Rupani asked the authorities to let around…

Junior doctors’ stir in West Bengal enters 4th day

Junior doctors in West Bengal continued with their agitation for the fourth day Friday, hampering regular services in all state-run medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private hospitals. However, emergency services were available at one or two hospitals,…

2 Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kanker district, a police officer said on Friday. The gunbattle took place on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday in the jungles between Malepara and…

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