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Abhinav Bindra elected <strong>chairman</strong> of ISSF Athletes Committee

Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee

30 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The country's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour.

Abhinav Bindra,   International Shooting Sport Federation,   ISSF ,  
First <strong>human</strong> 'mini-stomach' grown in lab

First human 'mini-stomach' grown in lab

30 Oct 2014

Washington: The first functional 3D human stomach tissue in a laboratory has been grown by scientists using pluripotent stem cells. Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center used human pluripotent stem cells - which can become any cell type in the body - to grow a miniature version of the stomach.

human made stomach,   mini stomach,   3D human stomach,   stomach grown in lab,   scientists,   pluripotent stem cells,  
NCDC's Rs 5,271-cr credit disbursal in FY14 exceeds target

NCDC's Rs 5,271-cr credit disbursal in FY14 exceeds target

30 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Government's agri-financing body National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) disbursed Rs 5,271 crore in 2013-14, about 17 per cent higher than the target set for the same period.

New Delhi,   government,   agri-financing body,   National Cooperative Development Corporation,   NCDC,   target set ,  
NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

NDRF constable catches snake, averts stampede during Chhath

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) averted a major tragedy on the occasion of Chhath at the famous Konhara Ghat near Hajipur in Vaishali district of Bihar, after its personnel caught a snake that ventured into a crowd of thousands of devotees present there, a senior NDRF official said on Thursday.

National Disaster Response Force,   snake in Chhath,   Chhath,   Konhara Ghat,   Hajipur,   Vaishali,   Bihar,   NDRF,   Sandhya Arghya,  
Stop anti-<strong>national</strong> forces not Opposition: BJP to TMC government

Stop anti-national forces not Opposition: BJP to TMC government

30 Oct 2014

Kolkata: With the violence hit area in Birbhum made out of bounds, BJP on Thursday stepped up its attack on Trinamool Congress government saying instead of stopping Opposition, it should use its energy for "curbing anti-national forces" working in West Bengal.

BJP,   TMC,   Birbhum violence,   Trinamool Congress,   West Bengal,   Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,   Birbhum,  
 Shweta Basu relieved from rescue home, to stay with family

Shweta Basu relieved from rescue home, to stay with family

30 Oct 2014

New Delhi: In a relief for National Award winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad who was sent to a rescue home after being held for prostitution by Hyderabad Police, a session court ordered her release.

Shweta Basu,   National Award,   Vishal Bhardwaj,   Hyderabad Police,   Makdee,   Iqbal,  
Election <strong>Commission</strong> to present awards to media organizations

Election Commission to present awards to media organizations

28 Oct 2014

Bhopal: The Election Commission of India (ECI) plans to give away the National Media Awards to media houses for conducting campaigns to educate and make voters aware of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Election Commission,   Election Commission of India,   Lok Sabha elections,   Chief Electoral Officers,   National Media Awards ,  
Saliva may reveal deadly diseases early

Saliva may reveal deadly diseases early

30 Oct 2014

New York: Saliva has tremendous medical and scientific value and a simple saliva test could lead to early detection of diseases such as diabetes and cancer, and perhaps neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases, a research shows.

Shweta Basu,   National Award,   Vishal Bhardwaj,   Hyderabad Police,   Makdee,   Iqbal,  
4 more polio cases found in Pakistan; tally jumps to 231

4 more polio cases found in Pakistan; tally jumps to 231

30 Oct 2014

Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 231 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.

Pakistan,   Polio Cases,   National Institute of Health,   Taliban,   WHO,  
BHRC gets 'forged' letter attributed to Bihar CM, orders probe

BHRC gets 'forged' letter attributed to Bihar CM, orders probe

24 Oct 2014

Patna: The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) was in for a shock on Friday when they received a letter, purportedly from Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, which was later found to be forged on scrutiny.

Patna,   Bihar Human Rights Commission,   BHRC,   Bihar Chief Minister,   Jitan Ram Manjhi,  

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