Monday, 17 June, 2019

Health

Nadal holds out slim hope for return this season

REUTERS – Rafa Nadal has no timeline for his return to competitive tennis but on Tuesday the world number four did not completely rule out the possibility of returning from injury in time for next month's Davis Cup and ATP World Tour finals. Nadal has not played since suffering a shock second-round Wimbledon defeat to Czech Lukas Rosol in June ... Read More »

Bengal bites MBBS entry bullet

As in the other states, Bengal will have a separate merit list and 85 per cent of the seats in state-run medical and dental colleges will be reserved for home. The remaining 15 per cent will be filled through an all-India merit list. read more... Read More »

Cong nod to AIIMS protest

In Malda, state minister Subrata said the Congress was being “stubborn” about Raiganj. “I don’t know why Congress leaders are insisting on getting the AIIMS-like hospital in Raiganj when the government has its own land for such a project in Kalyani, which is closer to Calcutta. I want to tell Congress leaders not to play with fire as the state ... Read More »

Wall Street drops as investors wary of weak earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped in light trading on Monday, pulling back from recent five-year highs ahead of an earnings season expected to be weak. Trading volume was the lowest so far this year in a full session as the U.S. government and the bond market were closed for the Columbus Day holiday. About 4.1 billion shares changed ... Read More »

Cong raises AIIMS pitch

In Malda, minister Subrata said the Congress was being “stubborn” about the project’s location. “I don’t know why Congress leaders are insisting on getting the AIIMS-like hospital in Raiganj when the government has its own land for such a project in Kalyani, which is closer to Calcutta. I want to tell the leaders not to play with fire because the ... Read More »

33 new dengue cases reported on Sunday

New Delhi, Oct. 7 — With 33 new dengue cases being reported on Sunday – highest in one day so far this season – the total number of persons affected with the mosquito-borne disease in the national Capital has reached 202. Of these, about 100 cases have been reported in the past three days. Civil Lines zone has reported the ... Read More »

Doc sacked

“We have sacked the doctor and started a probe, ” said Shikha Adhikary, chief medical officer of health, South 24-Parganas. read more... Read More »

Libya PM names new cabinet after protests

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s prime minister named 10 new ministers on Sunday to run the country for the next six months, days after he was forced to withdraw his previous cabinet in the face of protests. The problem of forming a viable government in Libya underscores the huge challenges facing the major oil and gas exporter as it seeks to ... Read More »

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