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Will Marandi be leader of BJP’s Jharkhand legislature party?

New Delhi (IANS) A day after Babulal Marandi returned to the BJP at a massive rally in Jharkhand, BJP President J.P. Nadda has appointed party General Secretary Muralidhar Rao as the central observer for election of the leader of the state … read more


54% higher rates of COPD in women with HIV: Study

Toronto (IANS) Researchers have found that the rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women living with HIV was 54 per cent higher than that of HIV-negative women. The study, published in the journal CMAJ Open, also showed that people … read more


Yes Bank to be dropped from Nifty50, yield place to Shree Cement

Mumbai (IANS) Bellwether stock index Nifty50 will exclude lender Yes Bank from the stocks that comprise its weightage, NSE Indices said on Tuesday. The Index Maintenance Sub-Committee (IMSC) of the NSE decided to make the change as part of a periodic … read more


‘Special zones on Goa beaches for drinking alcohol soon’

Panaji (IANS) More than a year after banning the consumption of alcohol on Goa’s beaches, state Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday said, that special zones would be created on the state’s popular beaches for picnics and liquor drinking. Speaking at … read more


Lusting after Oscars won’t help, a US distributor might: Guneet Monga

Mumbai (IANS) Oscar-winning film producer Guneet Monga says that one should understand the process and be well versed with the business if they expect to be close to the final round of the much-celebrated film awards ceremony. This year, the South … read more


SC judge faints while dictating order in Nirbhaya case

New Delhi (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice R. Banumathi on Friday fainted in the courtroom while dictating the order on the Centre’s plea seeking separate hanging of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. It was a … read more