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51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

In the latest stranding, up to 90 pilot whales beached themselves late Thursday at Hanson Bay on the remote Chatham Islands, said the Department of Conservation. Fifty-one pilot whales died on Friday in another mass stranding in New Zealand, less than a week after 145 pilot whales and nine pygmy killer whales …

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UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

The Offensive Weapons Bill 2018 is aimed at strengthening existing legislative measures on offensive weapons, focusing on corrosive substances, knives and certain types of firearm. The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it would not impact the right …

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Princess Esra lends royal touch to book on Nizam

Princess Esra lends royal touch to book on Nizam

Treasures of the Deccan – Jewels of the Nizam released Princess Esra lent a royal touch to the release of the Treasures of the Deccan – Jewels of the Nizam in Hyderabad’s Chowmahalla Palace on Thursday evening. “I can imagine Alexander Jacob walk into this very same Chowmahalla Palace holding in his …

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KCR is ‘Khao Commission Rao’: Rahul

AICC president lashes out at ‘corrupt’ TRS government All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the ‘corrupt’ Telangana Rashtra Samithi government led by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and assured the public that if elected the Congress would continue all the welfare schemes, including the ones launched …

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Jadcherla: close finish likely for Congress, TRS

Jadcherla: close finish likely for Congress, TRS

Minister Laxma Reddy, Congress nominee Mallu Ravi highlight their work in the area ‘Kaare vote ghalo’ (vote for car), said Medical and Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy with folded hands, interacting with a small group of tribal women. “Galcha, galcha (will vote, vote),” replied the women visibly happy with the …

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Caution sounded on possible Nipah outbreak

Transmission of disease usually occurs in Dec-June Given the seasonal pattern of Nipah virus (NiV) outbreaks in South Asia and its own first-hand experience with this highly infectious pathogen in May this year, the Health Department has issued a directive to all district health administrations to take all pre-emptive measures …

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IAF aid didn’t come free, Kerala charged over ₹290 cr.: CM

IAF aid didn’t come free, Kerala charged over ₹290 cr.: CM

Says State has been charged hefty fee for flood rescue mission Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday revealed that the Centre had charged a hefty fee for the high-profile rescue and relief missions flown by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to save marooned citizens and rush relief material during the …

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Sabarimala returns to normality

Sabarimala returns to normality

Govt, BJP see High Court verdict vindication of their stand Sabarimala which has been witnessing protests following the Supreme Court verdict permitting entry for women of all age groups into the Ayyappa temple is returning to normality. Credit for this could be attributed to the Kerala High Court which has taken strong …

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Congress members fail to make stand clear on Indira Canteens

Congress members fail to make stand clear on Indira Canteens

They resort to repeated interruptions as issue leads to chaos in HDMC council meeting The issue of why and how should the already cash-strapped Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation bear 70 % of the funds for Indira Canteen in the twin cities led to chaos in the monthly municipal council meeting …

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