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Archive for June, 2019

Better forex rates make LPG cheaper by Rs 100

Sunday, June 30, 2019 22:41

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Recycle, reuse to be Jal Shakti Abhiyan’s mantra

Sunday, June 30, 2019 21:11

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Panel drafts norms for infant organ donations

Sunday, June 30, 2019 20:55

A panel of medical experts has drafted guidelines to tackle the ambiguity over declaring brain deaths in the paediatric age group, particularly among neonates and infants. The proposed rules state that a baby born after 37 weeks of gestation can be declared brain dead and considered for organ donation.

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June sees 33% rain shortfall

Sunday, June 30, 2019 20:30

June has ended with a huge countrywide rainfall deficit of 33% of normal. While monsoon's performance has so far been way below expectations, Met officials say there are indications of good rains in the first half of July. Rainfall across India in June was recorded to be 112.1mm, as against ...

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Save every drop: PM Modi in 1st Mann Ki Baat 2.0

Sunday, June 30, 2019 20:19

Ruing that only 8% of water received from rainfall was being utilised in the country despite scarcity in many parts, PM Modi made “three requests” to urge all Indians to join hands and save every drop of water in his first monthly ‘Mann ki Baat' radio broadcast after being re-elected.

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NDA to be just six short of halfway mark in Rajya Sabha on July 5

Sunday, June 30, 2019 20:00

With four TDP and one INLD MP joining BJP and another four to be added to the ruling alliance by July 5, NDA is inching closer to majority in Rajya Sabha. Though NDA's strength as on Sunday stood at 111 in the House of 235 due to 10 vacancies, it ...

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Big sports events today

Sunday, June 30, 2019 18:35

Here are the big sports events lined up for Monday (July 1) that comprise the ICC World Cup 2019 match between Sri Lanka and West Indies at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.

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World Cup: England end India’s unbeaten run to revive semis hopes

Sunday, June 30, 2019 18:11

A spirited England ended India's unbeaten run in the World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday. England leapfrog Pakistan to fourth place with 10 points from eight games, while India remain second on 11 from seven matches.

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Budget 2019: A tough balancing act awaits Sitharaman

Sunday, June 30, 2019 18:02

Nirmala Sitharaman probably didn't realise what she was letting herself in for. In response to her initial tweet, ‘Grateful for every thought/idea that's being shared by scholars, economists and enthusiasts through print, electronic, and on social media. I read many of them; also, my team carefully collates them for me. ...

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Not just a $5 tn economy, India needs these too by 2024-25

Sunday, June 30, 2019 18:00

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