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Kaleshwaram irrigation project run into troubles

A project in Telangana which is designed to bring drinking water and crop-rinsing with water to its very dry areas has run into troubles with land purchase and charges of cost increase. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) stayed the project in October after farmer Mohd Hayathuddin from Vemulaghat in Siddipet district moved the tribunal. The state has challenged the order …

Mary Kom Wins Gold for Fifth Time

India boxer Mary Kom once again wins Gold and becomes Asian Boxing Champion for fifth Time. Mary Kom thumped North Korea’s Hyang Mi Kim in the championship clash, to clinch her maiden gold in the 48 kg category of the tournament. The 35-year-old, who is also a former Olympic bronze-medallist, returned to her preferred weight category after five years of …

Indian-Origin UK Minister, Priti Patel Resigns Over Secret Trip

Britain’s Indian-origin minister Priti Patel has resigned  over her unauthorised secret meetings with Israeli politicians. In her resignation, Patel again apologised and said her actions “fell below the standards of transparency and openness that I have promoted and advocated”.     Patel’s position as international development minister had become increasingly untenable after it emerged that she had two further meetings with Israeli …

Causes, symptoms and prevention of Migraines

Migraine maybe caused by an abnormal activity causing a temporary alteration in the nerve signals and blood flow in the brain. However, an exact cause for the same is still unknown. There are various factors that contribute or trigger migraine headaches. Some of these include allergies, fatigue and tiredness, lack of sleep, smoking, any kind of stress, skipping meals, dehydration, …

First Lady visits Beijing special centre for vulnerable women, children

After an extensive tour of the wellness centre, the First Lady said the institution’s unique work towards the protection and empowerment of women and children needs to be replicated elsewhere in the world. The First Lady is in China accompanying President Uhuru Kenyatta who is attending the Belt and Roads Forum for International Cooperation. The six-year old Beijing wellness Centre …

Amitabh Bachchan’s name in Paradise Papers

After his name appeared in the Panama Papers, veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s name has appeared in the Paradise papers as well. According to the report by ICIJ, in collaboration with The Indian Express, Bachchan became a shareholder of a digital media company in 2000. However, it is not clear if the shareholding was disclosed to the Reserve Bank of …

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash

A Saudi prince was killed on Sunday (Nov 5) when a helicopter with several officials on board crashed near the kingdom’s southern border with war-torn Yemen, state television said. The news channel Al-Ekhbariya announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province and son of a former crown prince. It did not reveal the cause …

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