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Last updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:00:04 PM

Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Over 70 percent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests. It also indicates more flood risk in the future in the Kosi river downstream from Nepal to India.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:04:03 AM

Tweak your lifestyle a bit and manage diabetes well (Book Review)
Book: Understanding Type 2 Diabetes; Author: Merlin Thomas; Publisher: Pan Macmillan India; Pages: 277; Price: Rs.350

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:02:09 AM

First-time BJP MP bags Sansad Ratna award
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader P.P. Chaudhary, a first-time Lok Sabha member from Rajasthan, has been selected for the Sansad Ratna 2015 Awards for his performance in the house till the end of the budget session.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:28:03 AM

Why didn't Congress set up TV channel for farmers, asks minister
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for not ensuring a dedicated TV channel for farmers despite running the country for nearly six decades.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:36:17 PM

Former militant killed for giving land for cell phone tower
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas on Tuesday shot dead a former militant, who rented land for a mobile phone tower in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:02:17 PM

Rajnath takes jibe at Rahul for questioning Modi's foreign travel
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Taking a veiled dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who recently asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit farm markets and the families of dead farmers rather than embarking on frequent trips abroad, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Modi's foreign tours have strengthened India's position.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:52:15 PM

Man killed after firing at police mistaking them for anti-socials
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) A man, who fired at a police constable suspecting him to be an anti-social element, was killed in retaliatory firing during a counter-insurgency operation in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:50:03 PM

Gadkari announces Rs.50,000 crore for Bihar roads
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced the provision of Rs.50,000 crore for development of roads in Bihar.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:42:15 PM

BJP, government enlist achievements, Congress hits back (Roundup)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a channel dedicated to farmers to mark his government's first anniversary while union ministers and BJP leaders held press conferences and public meetings in different parts of the country. The Congress however slammed the government as one of "self, selfies and selfishness".

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:38:03 PM

AAP tears into Centre's notification, right to impeach LG sought (Roundup)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A resolution against the Centre's decree giving Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung the final say in transfers and postings of bureaucrats was moved on Tuesday in the Delhi assembly while an AAP lawmaker demanded that state legislatures should have the power to impeach governors.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:30:06 PM

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