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Day 13: Jayalalithaa Supporters Offer Prays, Throng Temples, Pierce Cheeks

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals for the 13th day, no bulletin was issued and the administration is likely to inform the Madras High Court on Thursday to clear the doubts persisting all over. Despite restrictions outside the hospital, hundreds of AIADMK supporters have been seen outside along the road while many women ...

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Latest Update Negative on Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

As his mother and wife are in the hospital already, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad is battling for life with his condition declining from critical but stable to most critical on Wednesday night. The Army Research and Referral Hospital said his condition had worsened “despite aggressive therapy and supportive care” roping in experts from AIIMS. “He continues to remain extremely critical ...

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NCMC reviews rescue and relief operations in Tamil Nadu floods

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met today under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary, Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha to review the flood situation in Tamil Nadu. The Cabinet Secretary took a detailed review of the flood situation including the rescue and relief measures undertaken by Tamil Nadu government and assistance provided by central government. Chennai did not experience heavy rainfall ...

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Torrential Rains Hit Chennai, Flights Cancelled, PM Calls up Jayalalithaa

As torrential rains hit Chennai since yesterday, all flights to and from Chennai airport have been cancelled, said Deepak Shastri, director of the airport, adding that the floodwaters have reached the level of undercarriage of aircraft. Since flights cannot take off unless the water levels recede, he said it could take few more days. Even city-based local trains and inter-state ...

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Instagram Launches Search Tool for its Web Version

Ever since Instagram moved to web users from an app-only platform in 2013, the numbers of the free photo-sharing platform have been growing wild among celebrities and their followers. Of late, the Facebook-owned Instagram has been adding new features and the latest among them was a search tool for the first time. Using this search tool users can now browse user accounts, ...

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ISRO’s PSLV C28 / DMC3 Update: All Set For Tonight’s Launch of India’s Heaviest Satellite

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set for tonight’s launch of PSLV C28 cayying the heaviest ever commercial payload of five satellites, including three DMC3 earth observation satellites of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technologies. In its daily update, ISRO said the countdown progress is normal and all the operations are in progress as scheduled.  “Countdown operations are progressing normally. Preparations ...

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Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621; Victims return to homes

The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,621, the home ministry said on Saturday. The new deaths were reported after more bodies were pulled out from quake-hit sites. Among the dead, the number of the women is significantly high, police said. Nepalese Army chief Gen. Gaurav Sumsher Rana on Friday told media persons that toll ...

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Nepal quake death toll rises to 4,347 officially: Latest Update

The death toll in Nepal earthquake has reached 4,347 in the last three days since Saturday, according to official figures but ground rescue operation teams feat that it may cross 10,000 once the full picture is available. Nepal’s ministry of home affairs said that among one dozen worst affected districts, capital Kathmandu and Sindhupal Chowk top the list with the ...

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Swine Flu: No Shortage of Tamiflu, JP Nadda Assures Rajya Sabha

Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda has been repeatedly saying that there is no shortage of swine flu medicine and the people need to be alert but there is no need to panic, though the number of deaths are above the 800-mark amid allegations of low numbers reported. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Nadda said the central government is in ...

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Swine flu spreads to Kolkata, Rajasthan reports 73 deaths, Telangana 41

Ten people have tested positive for swine flu in Kolkata, with the dreaded virus disease fast spreading in all corners of the country, triggering the initial signs of an imminent outbreak. “So far there are 10 positive cases in Kolkata. The tests are being run at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) facility in Beleghata,” a Swasthya ...

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Schizophrenia is not 1 but 8 different types: New study

In a key finding, researchers have found that brain disorder schizophrenia has eight different types and not a single type, as earlier thought. Schizophrenia consists of a group made up of eight genetically different types of diseases, each of which presents its own set of symptoms, said researchers. It was believed that almost 80 percent of the risk of suffering ...

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Bangalore Blast: Rajnath says NIA probe, if required; Black New Year Eve for Brigade Road ?

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met with Law and Justice minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda and Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananthkumar, both from Karnataka, on Monday morning to review the situation in the aftermath of the blast in Bangalore on Sunday evening at 8:30 pm, in which one woman was killed and two others injured. Rajnath Singh said ...

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Bangalore Bomb Blast Update: One Woman Killed, Two Injured

Three hours after the Church Street blast at 8:30 PM on Sunday evening, the woman who was injured in head and rushed to Mallya hospital nearby died, according to hospital sources and her name was given by the police as Bhavani. Two others were also rushed to the Mallya Hospital where they are being treated. Meanwhile, Bangalore Police Commissioner M ...

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HUDHUD Wreaks Havoc, 24 Km Away from Visakhapatnam (Photos)

The Hudhud cyclone is 24 km away from hitting the Visakhapatnam coast while sea water is seen gushing 30 feet inside nearby villages and it may hit at 12 noon, with local authorities clearing trees on roads on a war-footing. Helpline 1100 is active for information. Hudhud just crossed Kailasagiri near Visakhapatnam, said the latest update. Next two hours will ...

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HudHud Turns into ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’; Army, Navy on High Alert

The Indian Meteorological department has upgraded the HudHud into “Severe Cyclonic Storm” as Friday night is witnessing severe rains and storm lashing at speeds of 50 to 60 kmph the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, near Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur, respectively. The Andhra and Odisha coast will witness gusting winds lashing the coast at 135 kmph on Saturday and ...

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