05-03-2017

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1.By air or road, Tezu is now a vantage point.

In major infrastructure push, Centre builds a civilian airport and two major bridges across Lohit river in Arunachal

Firming up India’s strategic space, the mountainous regions of Arunachal Pradesh are set to acquire all-weather connectivity.

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2.Is TB bacterium not on deadly superbug list?

Of the estimated 10.4 million new tuberculosis cases globally in 2015, nearly 0.5 million were multi-drug-resistant (MDR). Another one million were resistant to rifampicin drug alone. India accounted for 2.84 million new cases in 2015, of which 79,000 had MDR TB. There were 1.4 million TB deaths worldwide in 2015. read more

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1.CEC: Constitutional hurdles in holding simultaneous polls.

As assembly polls covering five states enters its last leg, the Election Commission looks back with satisfaction at the smooth and peaceful conduct of the mammoth exercise, particularly in Manipur . Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi spoke to Bharti Jain on issues of concern relating to the polls as well as the larger debate on electoral reforms. Excerpts:   read more

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1.A preventive approach to sex abuse of children.

HYDERABAD: According to Dr Klaus M Beier, up to one per cent of all men may be exclusively attracted to children sexually. Given that the United Nations World Population Prospects says that India’s population as of July 2016 was 1,32,68,01,576 and assuming that half of that were men (India’s sex ratio is actually 933),  read more

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