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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

India

Two Primitive Earthworm Species Discovered In Western Ghats Ranges In Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (PTI): Scientists have discovered two new primitive species of earthworm in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala. Researchers at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kerala and Shoolini University in Himachal Pradesh named the new earthworm species Drawida polydiverticulata and Drawida thomasi. For Drawida polydiverticulata, its multiple lobes, also called diverticulums - an organ located in the front of its body -...

Babul Supriyo Injured in Bike Accident

New Delhi : Union Minister Babul Supriyo met with a mishap close South-West Delhi's Subroto Park while he was going to Indira Gandhi International Airport on a bike on Friday evening. Mr. Supriyo, who is the Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, endured minor wounds. Mr. Supriyo is now out of danger, said his personal...

Indian Born Academician Named Dean Of MIT’s Engg School

New York (PTI):  An India-born academician at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been named as the dean of its engineering school. Anantha Chandrakasan, the Vannevar Bush Professor and head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) was last month named the dean of the MIT's School of Engineering. He assumed his new role effective July...

Poachers Remain A Threat To Tiger Conservation: Vardhan

New Delhi(PTI): Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said India is still battling with poachers to conserve tigers in the country, but expressed hope that with collective effort, the number of big cats in the country would be doubled in the next five years. India is currently home to 70 per cent of the world's tiger population in over 17 states and...

Pratyusha Banerjee Death Case : Parents Seek Rajnath’s Intervention

Mumbai : Expressing disappointment over investigation by Mumbai Police into the demise of TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee, her folks have composed a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking an investigation an union agency into the case, police sources said yesterday. The two-page letter, written in Hindi, has asked for the Minister to hand over the investigation into...

Initial Separation Surgery Of Jaga-Balia Begins At AIIMS

New Delhi: A team of 40 super-specialist surgeons anesthetists, including experts from Japan today began separation surgery of conjoined twins Jaga and Balia from Kandhamal district at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Reports said that though the most complicated operation to be conducted in different phases may continue for about 50 hours,...

Not So Jumbo Size Selfie: Elephant Tramples Man To Death In Rourkela

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old man was trampled to death by a stray elephant at a village near here today when he was trying to take a selfie with the jumbo, a forest official said. The incident took place in presence of forest department officials who tried to chase away the elephant from entering human habitated areas. The deceased...

Bhubaneswar, The Cleanest City of India

Bhubaneswar: Already basking in the glory of winning the across the nation Smart City challenge, Bhubaneswar now has another plume on its top in the wake of being pronounced one of the cleanest urban communities in the nation by the Union Urban Development service under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The honor has brought cheers for its nationals. “We got a...

Know Your Saree: From Farmer To Weaver To Designer

New Delhi (PTI):  In Ethicus, a fashion brand, the question of 'who you are wearing' is taken with all seriousness. No, not the designer, but the weaver. The weaver, who patiently wove every single thread to create the exquisite saree that the customer flaunts proudly. The brand has a policy for a mandatory label with the weaver's name and photo attached to...

Results of IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017 declared

IIT - JEE (Advanced) 2017 was declared today. The results can be checked by the students on the online site 'www.jeeadv.ac.in' . As per the qualifying structure, those Candidates who have passed in the first phase of the two phase exams were eligible to appear for IIT-JEE (Advanced) . The exam was held on May 21 in IIT-Madras.  

Naveen Patnaik to Meet PM Modi Today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi today. Amid his visit to the National capital, Naveen Patnaik will hold talks on issues like dry season circumstance and water conservation in the state with the Prime Minister. According to reports, the Chief Minister will meet Modi at his South Block office at...

Odisha: IED Blast in Koraput, BSF Officer and Jawan killed

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Koraput: Naxalites have carried out an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast attack here in the jungles in which a Border Security Force (BSF) Officer and a Jawan have lost lives on Friday. The incident took place at around 1 pm when a 20-member BSF personnel were returning from an operational task in Dandabari village on bikes when the team commander along with his...

Union Govt Approves 3 More IRBs for Odisha

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led Central govt on Wednesday endorsed the raising of 17 India Reserve Battalions (IRBs) in the nation, including 3 in Odisha. The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsed five IRBs in Jammu and Kashmir, four in Chhattisgarh, three each in Odisha and Jharkhand and two in Maharashtra. The Union Cabinet decided...

Two In One: Jaga-Balia Stable And Off Ventilator In AIIMS-New Delhi ICU

New Delhi: Craniopagus is a very rare condition wherein twins are joined at the head and have a very high risk of survival and even the separation surgical operation is very risky. Twentyseven-months-old Jaga and Balia, original name Honey and Singh, born to Bhuan Kanhar and Puspanjali Kanhar of Milipada village under Phiringia block in Kandhamal district, are one...