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ISRO Refutes Land Encroachment Reports in Bangalore

Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has refuted news reports alleging the space agency of encroaching land in Jalahally area of Bangalore. The reports alleged ISRO/DOS as one of the encroachers of lake beds and reserve forest land in Bangalore, which the space agency described as creating “misapprehension among the public.” It further said, “ISRO/DOS hereby clarifies that those news ...

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India Refutes MIT Study Findings on ‘Swine Flu May Have Mutated’

Refuting charges that swine flu strain in India may have mutated, the National Institute of Virology on Thursday said there was no evidence to suggest it and categorically rejected the observations made by an MIT study. [See news report on MIT Study ] Earlier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study conducted by a team of Indian-origin scientists said swine flu ...

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India dismisses Pakistan allegations on Rangers’ killing, Sushma replies strongly

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has written back to Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs, dismissing his contentions that BSF soldiers killed two Pakistani troopers “in cold blood”. Aziz, in a letter to Sushma Swaraj on Friday, had protested the killing of two Punjab Rangers personnelin Zafarwal sector and demanded a probe into the incident and for ...

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No Final Dicision on AP Special Status: Planning Commission

Reacting to reports in media, the Planning Commission said that no final decision has been taken by on the special category status to the new truncated state of Andhra Pradesh. This comes in the wake of various reports in a section of the press in this regard. It has been under consideration of the commission but no final decision has ...

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