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BJP treating legislators like commodities: Kumaraswamy

Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Assailing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for trying to poach his party’s MLAs by offering “huge amounts of cash”, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumarasawmy on Saturday said legislators were being treated as commodities. Addressing the rally of anti-BJP opposition leaders at the Brigade Parade ground here,[Read More…]

Leh avalanche: 6th body recovered

Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Rescue teams on Saturday recovered a sixth body of a civilian buried under an avalanche in Leh district of Ladakh, the Border Roads Organization (BRO) said. The avalanche struck the Khardung La pass on Friday trapping 10 people, while they were traveling in a truck at[Read More…]

Djokovic slams into fourth round of Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Top-seed Novak Djokovic decimated Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov in a third-round showdown here on Saturday at the Australian Open. The six-time champion wrapped up the match 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to advance to the last 16, reports Efe news. “I just tried to stay in the[Read More…]

BSF refutes claims of pushing Rohingyas into Bangladesh

Agartala, Jan 19 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has strongly refuted claims by Bangladeshi border guards’ “unfounded allegation that the BSF have been pushing Rohingyas into Bangladeshi territory”, an official release said here on Saturday. “On Friday night, Border Guards Bangladesh’s (BGB) Lt. Col. Gomal Kabir over phone informed[Read More…]

Novel antibiotic to combat drug-resistant hospital superbug

Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have now developed a new antibiotic that is heralded as a breakthrough against a lethal drug-resistant hospital superbug. Antibiotic Ramizol was found safe and effective in addressing the Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection which is becoming resistant to traditional antibiotics caused by drug-resistant bacteria. C.difficile[Read More…]

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