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Farmer, 77, sets himself on fire after building own pyre

Supadu Bhika Pawar set himself ablaze in the backyard of his house after building his own `pyre’ and sitting in it early this morning, said the sub-divisional magistrate Ajay More. When some local people saw smoke coming out from behind his house, they rushed in and took him to the …

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10 things to know about Modi’s Presidential Candidate

Ram Nath Kovind studied law at Kanpur University and served as an advocate in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court for 16 years. He also served as personal assistant to ex-prime minister Morarji Desai from 1977 to 1978. As an advocate, he provided free legal aid to weaker sections …

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What Happens When You Join ISIS – Then Change Your Mind

As soon as his cab arrived in an Islamic State safe house in December 2015, his lawyers say, Mohamad Khweis realized he had made a huge mistake. The 27-year-old Fairfax County, Virginia native fled the group three months later and was captured by Kurdish forces in Iraq. Now, as his …

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Odisha: Free Cancer Treatment In All 30 Districts

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched free chemotherapy treatment programme for cancer patients in the state. The cancer patients were already availing the facility in 13 districts and the programme has now been extended to all the 30 districts, officials said. All the district headquarters hospital, capital hospital …

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Amazing Mobile App Gives Real-time Update on Groundwater Level

A new mobile application can come to the aid of experts looking to source data on groundwater level and create awareness about the issue among farmers. Data for the software programme, MyWell App, has been provided by a network of village-level volunteers. The smartphone and SMS-based app collects and analyses …

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