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New Delhi: A leak of "low radioactive sodium iodide liquid" led to panic at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here early Friday morning. An official statement from the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said: "A medical consignment of material suspected to be of radioactive nature was reported at the cargo terminal of Delhi Airport this morning. The area has been cordoned off ...
New Delhi: Miffed over their long-pending demand of one-rank-one-pension (OROP) not being met, veterans from the armed forces say they are ready for a long fight with the government and will launch an agitation next month. On Thursday, two war veterans Wing Commander S.D. Karnik and Wing Commander Bhopadekar boycotted a function where they were to be felicitated by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. ...
The economic and social costs of prostitution in France amount to 1.6 billion euros ($1.74 billion) a year, which includes aspects such as tax evasion and medical expenses.Some of those figures, as detailed on Thursday by the newspaper Le Parisien quoting a study by the Mouvement du Nid association, were based on previous data such as medical costs, with an estimated annual price tag between 70 million ...
Bill Gates has revealed he is afraid of an epidemic far worse than Ebola, that would rapidly wipe out millions of people worldwide.The American business magnate said that the recent Ebola outbreak showed that the world wasn't ready to face a serious epidemic that would be more infectious and would spread faster than last time.However, this was the greatest risk of a huge tragedy that could claim lives ...
New Delhi: A leak of "low radioactive sodium iodide liquid" led to panic at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here early Friday morning. An official statement from the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said: "A medical consignment of material suspected to be of radioactive nature was reported at the cargo terminal of Delhi Airport this morning. The area has been cordoned off ...
New Delhi: Miffed over their long-pending demand of one-rank-one-pension (OROP) not being met, veterans from the armed forces say they are ready for a long fight with the government and will launch an agitation next month. On Thursday, two war veterans Wing Commander S.D. Karnik and Wing Commander Bhopadekar boycotted a function where they were to be felicitated by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. ...
(Corrects spelling of island in paragraph 5) By Hnin Yadana Zaw and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON, May 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy seized a boat packed with 727 people off the country's southern coast on Friday, the government said, about a week after it found a similar boat it said carried around 200 Bangladeshi migrants. The nationality of the people on the boat was unclear. Myanmar's Ministry ...
(Corrects fiscal deficit figure in paragraph 2) By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, May 29 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit his borrowing targets in the fiscal year recently ended by slashing $19 billion in capital spending and data on Friday will show whether he has taken his foot off the brakes in April. Modi, who has completed one year in power this week, managed to beat a fiscal ...
Imagine Indian recruits crossing the LoC for terrorist training in Pakistan, some of them travelling as far as Karachi, then getting married during their training and travelling back to India with Pakistani wives and children into Kashmir under some amnesty scheme of the previous regime, not known to the Indian people. This was a way to reward terrorists and Pakistan.On 23-May-2015, the same Pakistani ...
Rejoice—'Tis the season of clean chits! Corruption is going away from India and we are becoming a more and more honest country. Suddenly the number of tainted people is going down and there seem to be no tainted politicians anymore!Take the case of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. The poor woman had a raid at her residence way back in 1997 and a disproportionate assets case foisted on her. ...
(Corrects spelling of island in paragraph 5) By Hnin Yadana Zaw and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON, May 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy seized a boat packed with 727 people off the country's southern coast on Friday, the government said, about a week after it found a similar boat it said carried around 200 Bangladeshi migrants. The nationality of the people on the boat was unclear. Myanmar's Ministry ...
(Corrects fiscal deficit figure in paragraph 2) By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, May 29 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit his borrowing targets in the fiscal year recently ended by slashing $19 billion in capital spending and data on Friday will show whether he has taken his foot off the brakes in April. Modi, who has completed one year in power this week, managed to beat a fiscal ...
(Clarifies location of leak, details, adds context) NEW DELHI, May 29 (Reuters) - Radioactive material leaked from a medical shipment on Friday at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, Indian government and airport officials said, adding that the incident had been contained and there was no risk to passengers. The leak was found at the airport's cargo-handling complex in a consignment of ...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Wockhardt hopes to resolve all concerns raised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over manufacturing practices at two of its plants in the current financial year, its chairman said on Friday. A resolution of the lapses would allow Wockhardt to resume exports from its two main India plants to the United States, a market that previously accounted for ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In his first year in power, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought in banking for the poor, set up campaigns to improve sanitation and curb the abortion of female foetuses - but slashed funds for education, health, women and children. In "Promises and Reality" - a report focusing on policies affecting the poor and marginalised ...
By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the age of 14 Usha Choudary was betrothed to a man she had never met. She refused to go through with the marriage. When her parents insisted, she threatened to kill herself. Choudary wanted to stay at school and break the cycle of child marriage and domestic abuse that blights millions of women's lives in India, and which nearly ...
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