UK govt survives no-confidence vote by tiny margin (Lead)

London, Jan 17 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday, averting any immediate risk of an early general election. The vote of no-confidence, put forward by the main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was lost by 325 votes to 306.[Read More…]

Elephants killed, tusk missing in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) An elephant was shot dead by the suspected poacher and took away the tusk in Jharkhand’s Palamau district. According to forest department officials, the railway staffs informed about the death of the elephants. The forest department team reached to spot on Wednesday morning. The dead body[Read More…]

IGIA’s operator to charge X-ray baggage levy from February

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The government has allowed IGI airport’s operator to charge X-ray baggage levy from February. According to Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India’s order dated January 10th, the airport operator Delhi International Airport Limited will be able to charge the levy in a range from Rs[Read More…]

Two nursing students arrested for killing puppies get bail

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Two nursing students, arrested after being allegedly seen in a video mercilessly beating puppies to death in a state-run medical college and hospital, were granted bail on Wednesday by a local court. Moutushi Mondal, a first-year nursing student of Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital,[Read More…]

Factory owner, his friend held for gangrape

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a factory owner and his friend for allegedly gangraping a woman inside the factory premises after promising her a job, a police officer said on Wednesday. Factory owner, Nazakat Ali (42) and his friend, Shakil Ahmed (40) were arrested on Tuesday night[Read More…]

Fortis Healthcare acquires Indian assets of RHT

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare on Wednesday said that it has completed the acquisition of the entire portfolio of RHT Health Trust’s Indian assets worth approximately Rs 4,666 crore. “With the completion of the aforesaid, International Hospital Limited (IHL), Fortis Health Management Limited (FHML), Escorts Heart and Super[Read More…]

Vaccination not forced on children: Delhi health authorities

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The measles and rubella (MR) vaccination programme, which was deferred following an intervention by the Delhi High Court, does not override the consent of students, said state’s health authorities for the campaign. “It is totally wrong to say that vaccination was administered without consent. Though[Read More…]

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