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Poll shows 66% of US voters oppose family separations

Washington, June 19 (IANS) Sixty-six per cent of US voters oppose the administration's controversial policy of separating children from their parents who get caught crossing the country's border illegally, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released on Monday. Among those polled, 91 per cent of Democratic voters oppose the policy, compared with 35 per cent of Republicans....

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DU issues first cut-off, LSR bids highest at 98.75%

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent. For its Psychology course, the college set its cut off at 98.25 per cent, reducing it by 0.25 from last year. For journalism course, the highest cut-off was set b...

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Delhi University issues first cut-off, LSR asks 98.75% for B.A

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent. For its Psychology course, the college set its cut off at 98.25 per cent. Hindu College set the cut-off at 98 per cent for its English Honours and B.A. (Honours)...

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SC slams Bihar for poor condition of medical colleges

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With some medical colleges run by the Bihar government found to be deficient in facilities and declared unfit for further admissions, the Supreme Court on Monday slammed the state government, saying: You are going to treat human beings, not animals. What would happen to the patients if you have an infrastructure like this? You are going to treat human beings, n...

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Won't tolerate data misuse to influence polls: Prasad

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday warned social media companies against misusing users' data to influence the outcome of elections, saying this will not be tolerated. Also, the government was awaiting the report of the Justice Srikrishna Committee on data protection and law, said Prasad, who is also Law and Justice Minister. At a press conference...

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Jharkand opposition announce protests against land bill amendment

Ranchi, June 18 (IANS) A united Jharkhand opposition on Monday called for a series of protests, culminating in a shutdown on July 5, against the amendment in Land Acquisition Act 2013. The decision was taken at a meeting held at the house of the Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), attended by leaders of the Congress, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, the Jharkh...

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Using policemen for personal work won't be allowed: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday made it clear that senior police officials won't be allowed to use policemen for their personal work. Vijayan made the remarks in the Assembly in reply to a submission by Congress legislator K.S. Sabarinath. Vijayan pointed out that this practise first began during the British Raj and still prev...

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I enjoy being in front of the camera: Manushi Chillar

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she has discovered her love for the camera of late, her Bollywood decision is something she would like to leave for th...

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Posters, online campaigns for missing Kolkata cat

Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Consumed by the pain of losing his cat, a college professor has put up hundreds of posters across south Kolkata streets and started social media campaigns in the hope of getting his pet back. Kallol Roy, a professor of English language in a Kolkata college, has not been able to find his 10-year-old cat 'Bombom' since June 2. He has taken up unique ways to ...

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Rahul slams Modi over 2015 promise in Odisha

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to keep his 2015 promise to upgrade a general hospital in Odisha's Rourkela to a super-speciality hospital-cum-medical college. The PM promised Rourkela a multi speciality hospital three years ago. Now, Muktikant Biswal has walked 1,300 km to Delhi because the PM hasn't kep...

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Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury

London, June 17 (IANS) Researchers have tested a new gene therapy that has shown potential to help people with spinal cord injuries to re-learn skilled hand movements. People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions that require coordinated hand movements such as writing, holding a toothbrush or picking up a drink. In the study published in the j...

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'Lust Stories': Opens door into Indian middle-class' sexual consciousness

Film: Lust Stories, an anthology for Netflix; Directors: Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar; Cast: Radhika Apte, Akash Thosar, Bhumi Pednekar, Neil Bhoopalam, Manisha Koirala, Jaideep Ahlawat, Sanjay Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Vicky Kaushal and Neha Dhupia; Rating: **** Vibrators and self-pleasuring seem to have seeped into the cinematic consciousness of India. Bare...

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Warner Bros cracking down on Harry Potter fan festivals

Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Entertainment company Warner Bros is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals, saying it is necessary to halt unauthorised commercial activity. Fans, however, liken the move to Dementors -- evil characters in the Harry Potter franchise -- sucking the joy out of homegrown fun, while festival directors say they will transfigure the events into generic c...

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Two Muslims near the very top in British politics'

The three column, six inch-deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: Doors open to thousands more skilled migrants. Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric I had heard in Rome and elsewhere in Europe, the headline was refreshing. Even more noticeable was the name of the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, the third-highest ranked member of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet who ...

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Ex-Goa CM hospitalised

Panaji, June 17 (IANS) Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress MLA Pratapsingh Rane was hospitalised for a urinary tract infection, an official said on Sunday Rane, 79, was admitted to the Goa Medical College late Saturday night after he complained of stomach pain. He was diagnosed for a urinary tract infection last night. He has recovered and is well now, the official said. <...

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Smart India hackathon final for hardware products in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The five-day grand finale of the 'Smart India Hackathon' (SIH) will be held at the renowned Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here from Monday to showcase hardware products by college students from across the country, it was announced on Saturday. Organised by Union Human Resource Development Ministry in partnership with academia and industry, the hardware edit...

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Former Bengal minister Satya Sadhan Chakraborty dead

Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader, ex-parliamentarian and former West Bengal Higher Education Minister Satya Sadhan Chakraborty died on Saturday at his residence here following a massive cardiac arrest, party source said. He was 85. A widower, he is survived by his only daughter and son-in-law. Born in 1933 at Harina vilalge of Comilla district (now in Bangladesh), C...

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Himachal CM inaugurates Radhakrishnan Medical College

Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday inaugurated Dr Radhakrishnan Government Medical College here, which will start operating from this academic year. Union Health Minister J.P Nadda was also present. Thakur also performed online foundation of its upcoming college campus with a facility of 250-bed hospital in Thai village,...

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Kerala ADGP Sudesh Kumar removed from post

Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Sudesh Kumar, the chief of the Kerala armed police battalion, was removed from his post on Saturday following complaints of bad behaviour and violation of rules by him and his family members. Kumar and his family have been in the dock since Thursday when allegations surfaced that his daughter and wife misbeha...

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NEET 2018: SC notice to Centre, Gujarat on student with low vision

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Gujarat government on a plea filed by a student suffering from low vision and who has cleared the NEET 2018 undergraduate examination, seeking direction to issue him a disability certificate as per the law so that he could take admission in the MBBS course. Seeking response from the Centre and stat...

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