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10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina

Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) A tribunal here in Bangladesh on Sunday awarded death penalty to 10 people for planting a bomb in 2000 to assassinate then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Dhaka's Special Trial Tribunal Judge Momtaz Begum gave the order in the presence of several accused from the banned Harkat-ul-Jehad-al-Islami (HUJI), which has been accused of planting a 76-...

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'Independence was only transfer of power; true freedom is equal access to everything for everyone'

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The nation has just celebrated Independence Day with great pomp and fervour -- but does this special occasion evoke similar sentiments among the Dalits living in the country? No, contends author Sujatha Gidla, who was born an untouchable and is now creating waves in US literary circles with a provocative memoir capturing the life of her community in India. Until ...

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4 reasons why quizzing is important for students

Many of us in the 40-plus bracket will recall youthful evenings in front of the TV watching students battle it out in the Bournvita Quiz Contest. But since its last episode was aired, there has been no all-India show mounted on such a scale. In recent times, we have had the National Olympiads and NTSE (National Talent Search Exam) -- once again underlining the significance of quiz platfo...

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23 dead, 40 injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and at least 40 injured in a major derailment when 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar in Uttarakhand went off the tracks with one of the coaches mounting on another near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening. More casualties are feared as a number of passengers are said to have been trapped in the...

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Mamata, Modi governments now battle over observance of Teachers Day

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Days after clashing with the BJP-led central government over the format for celebrating independence Day in educational institutions, West Bengal's Mamata Baneerjee regime is again on a collision course with the centre over observance of Teachers Day on September 5. At the core of the dispute is a circular sent by Union Ministry of Human Resources Development to th...

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Gorakhpur deaths government-made tragedy: Rahul Gandhi

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met a few of the families who lost their children in the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy to express sympathies and said it was a government-made tragedy since the deaths occurred due to lack of oxygen. I met the bereaved families. All of them told me that their children died due to lack of oxygen. It is very clear that it...

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Congress hits out at Adityanath's 'picnic spot' statement

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's remark that people in Delhi are trying to make Gorakhpur a picnic spot, terming it an insult to the children who died in hospital due to lack of oxygen. Senior party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Adityanath, who is still MP from the Gorakhpur constituency, has, through his...

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Gorakhpur deaths: Rahul meets bereaved families, expresses sympathy

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met some bereaved families of children who died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College last week and expressed his sympathies. Extending his condolences, he told the families that the Congress party was with them in this hour of crisis. Accompanied by party General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad, Uttar Prad...

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People won't allow Rahul Gandhi to make Gorakhpur a picnic spot: UP CM

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Hours before Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lands in Gorakhpur to meet the families of children who died at the BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said people in Delhi are trying to make the city a picnic spot. Kicking off the Swacch UP, Swasth UP (Clean UP, Healthy UP) campaign, Adityanath termed Rahul Gandhi a 'yuv...

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TV is bigger but impact of films is definitely greater: Boman Irani

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani, who has dabbled in the world of photography, theatre and films, has been a part of reality TV shows, but has not worked in a daily soap. He says the reach of TV is far greater than films, but points out at the same time that films have a much greater impact. A lot of veteran actors like Ratna Pathak Shah, Supriya Pathak and Anil Kapoor have sta...

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UP trying to protect guilty in Gorakhpur deaths: Congress

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Congress on Friday accused the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government of trying to protect the guilty in the deaths of over 70 children, including infants, at a hospital in Gorakhpur. BJP government in UP is trying to protect the guilty. They should have done post-mortem first of the children who died in Gorakhpur medical college, said Congress spoksepe...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Gorakhpur

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will on Saturday visit Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh where more than 70 children have died in the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital, party sources said on Friday. The deaths have been blamed both on encephalitis and a reported shortage of oxygen supply. --IANS sid/mr ...

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Oxygen supply interrupted on August 10 night: IMA report

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday said that its fact-finding team had found oxygen supply was interrupted for a short while on the night of August 10 at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur, leading to more deaths. The IMA, which had called a suo motu inquiry into the deaths of over 70 children, said its team found out that the liquid o...

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Eating hamburgers, pizza may increase cancer risk: Study

New York, Aug 18 (IANS) Besides contributing to weight gain in adults, energy dense foods such as hamburgers and pizza may also increase risk of cancer, suggests new research. The researchers wanted to find out how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise known as dietary energy density (DED), contributes to cancer risk. They looked at DED in the diets of post-menopausal women. <...

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Akhilesh demands probe by SC judge into Gorakhpur deaths

Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Friday attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the deaths of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur and demanded a probe by a Supreme Court judge into the tragedy. Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party for allegedly using the CBI to corner political opponents, the former Chief Minister said since the rulin...

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HC seeks response from UP on Gorakhpur deaths

Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on the deaths of over 70 children, including infants, at a hospital in Gorakhpur. The court, while hearing a public suit filed by social activist Nutan Thakur, directed the Yogi Adityanath government and the Director General of Medical Health to file a detail...

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DU campus already littered with campaign posters

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) With less than a month to go for student union elections in the Delhi University, the entire north campus -- from walls to roads, from advertising spaces at bus shelters to market places -- is covered with the names of candidates in the form of posters, pamphlets and scribbles, inviting students to join them. Though Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) electio...

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Quit smoking to delay frailty in old age

London, Aug 18 (IANS) Giving up smoking early may potentially prevent or delay developing frailty, even in old age, suggests new research. The study, published in the journal Age & Ageing, showed that current smoking was associated with an approximately 60 per cent increased risk of developing frailty. Frailty is a condition associated with decreased physiological reserve and...

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SC grants Rs 10 lakh compensation to HIV+ rape victim who became pregnant

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday granted Rs 10 lakh compensation to a rape victim who became pregnant but could not undergo an abortion even though she had approached the Patna Medical College in the 17th week of her pregnancy. Granting compensation for negligence of the state government and the suffering that the victim would undergo, a bench of Justice Dipak Misra...

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Yashwant Sinha-led delegation meets Abdullahs, interacts with students

Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha-led delegation on Thursday met former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah in addition to an interaction with some local students. Sinha and his delegation called on both the Abdullahs separately. Sources in the National Conference said the party leaders reiterated their position regarding the Con...

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