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Subhankar Dey knocks out Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto at India Open Badminton

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Newdelhi:28/3/19:In India Open Badminton, India’s Subhankar Dey produced a big upset in New Delhi on Wednesday by knocking out fourth seed Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto. Unseeded Subhankar, who is ranked 44th in the world, eked out a 14-21, 22-20, 21-11 win over world number nine Sugiarto to join a number of Indians, including Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth, ...

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United States has circulated a draft resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar

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United Nation:28/3/19:The United States has circulated a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council to blacklist Masood Azhar, Chief of Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad. The draft resolution condemns the Pulwama attack and says that Azhar will be added to the UN Al-Qaeda and Islamic State sanctions blacklist. It would subject Azhar to a global travel ban, an assets freeze ...

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Notification issued for 3rd phase of Lok Sabha polls

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Newdelhi:27/3/19:Notification for five Lok Sabha seats in Bihar and four seats in Assam going to polls in the third phase of elections was issued today. 115 constituencies, spread over 14 States and Union Territories, will go to polls in this phase on the 23rd of next month. Elections will be held in all 26 seats of Gujarat; all 20 in ...

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Ten Naxals, including two women, surrendered in Sukma

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Chhattisgarh :28/3/19:   In Chhattisgarh, ten Naxals, including two women, surrendered in Sukma district yesterday. Additional Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said, the rebels turned themselves in before the police and CRPF officials at Konta police station. The official said, they are natives of Balengtong village in Konta area, and were active in militia groups and DAKMS, a Naxal front.

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Goa:Dipak Pauskar was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister last night

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Goa:28/3/19:In Goa, Dipak Pauskar was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister last night by Governor Mridula Sinha at the Raj Bhavan in Dona Paula. Pauskar replaces deputy Chief Minister and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Sudin Dhavalikar in the Council of Ministers. Mr Dhavalikar was dropped from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s cabinet earlier on Wednesday. As two of the three ...

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Shri Jagannath Mahotsav begins at NALCO Township

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Angul, 26.03.19: As part of the annual festival of Shri Jagannath Temple at Nalco Township in Angul, a 6-day long Shri Jaganath Mohatsav is being organized from 25th March. Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb inaugurated the ceremony while Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Organised by Nalconagar Temple Committee, Angul, in association with Shree Jagannath ...

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Subash Chouhan joined BJD at Naveen Niwas

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Bhubaneswar:27/3/19: Senior leader Subash Chouhan, who had resigned from the BJP on Tuesday after being denied Bargarh Lok Sabha ticket, formally joined BJD at Naveen Niwas today. Chouhan was inducted to the party fold by Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik. Patnaik assured that Chouhan will be given a good position in the party. Chouhan was the vice-president of ...

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BJD has replaced sitting Jajpur MP Rita Taria with Sasmita Sethi, an OAS officer

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Bhubaneswar:27/3/19: The BJD has replaced sitting Jajpur MP Rita Taria with Sasmita Sethi, an OAS officer who recently took voluntary retirement from service. The BJD has been winning the seat for the last four consecutive elections. Sasmita was deputy secretary, finance. Party sources said she was asked to quit a few months ago to contest the polls. She is the ...

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ECI appointed Odisha-cadre IPS officer Lalit Das as the Special Central Police Observer of Varanasi

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Bhubaneswar:27/3/19: The Election Commission of India today appointed Odisha-cadre IPS officer Lalit Das as the Special Central Police Observer of Varanasi. Das has been appointed for this post between March 29 and April 18 to supervise security-related issues in the constituency, during the polls in Benaras. The 1992-batch IPS officer Lalit Das is currently the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare ...

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Sugary drinks may boost may accelerate the growth of intestinal tumours

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Scientists have found that consuming just one or two cups of sugar-sweetened drinks daily may accelerate the growth of intestinal tumours. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medicine in the US conducted the study on mice. Jihye Yun, assistant professor at Baylor, said that an increasing number of observational studies have raised awareness of the association between ...

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