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MP to institute Aruna Shanbaug award
Bhopal, May 19 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday announced an award of Rs.1 lakh in honour of nurse Aruna Shanbaug who died on Monday at a Mumbai hospital after having remained in a vegetative state for 42 long years.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:28:03 PM

Fourfold increase in energy use in Asia-Pacific: UNEP
Kolkata/Bangkok, May 19 (IANS) A four-fold increase in energy use in the Asia-Pacific region has been noted in the last 40 years, mainly due to rapid urbanisation in China, a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:20:06 PM

Sensex, Nifty end marginally lower in a choppy trade (Roundup)
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) In a roller coaster ride within a band of nearly 300 points, a key Indian equities index swung both ways on Tuesday but ended marginally lower with a loss of 42 points or 0.15 percent.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:20:05 PM

Eight-minute film bags international award
Pune, May 19 (IANS) An eight-minute film on a rare eye surgery bagged the top prize at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery held in San Diego in the US, an official said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:14:05 PM

Legal experts express concern over Juvenile Justice Bill
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Demanding withdrawal of the amended Juvenile Justice Bill passed by the Lok Sabha, legal experts on Tuesday expressed concern that the legislation would destroy the future of children while not improving the safety of women.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:14:04 PM

Coal block case: Court frames charges against RSPL
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A special court here on Tuesday framed charges in the coal block allocation case against Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Ltd. (RSPL) and others.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:08:04 PM

Delhi LG meets President
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and is learnt to have apprised him about the issues related to posting of senior bureaucrats in the city government, sources said.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:08:03 PM

Anti-submarine warfare ship launched in Kolkata
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The fourth and last anti-submarine warfare ship being made for the Indian Navy was launched here on Tuesday, adding a feather to the cap of domestic manufacturing for the naval forces.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:50:04 PM

Teachers Get 80 percent Of expenditure on education: New report (Special to IANS)
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS/IndiaSpend) Up to 80 percent of India's public expenditure on education is spent on teachers–salaries, training and learning material, according to a new six-state report.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:10:04 PM

Health ministry slammed for under-utilisation of funds
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A parliamentary standing committee has slammed the research wing of the union health ministry for failing to spend its allocated budget and complete pending schemes.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:10:03 PM

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