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World No Tobacco Day is being observed today

Global tobacco epidemic kills more than 7 million people each year, of which around 9 lakh are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. Tobacco is a preventable cause of severe illnesses. Tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure contribute to approximately 12% of all heart disease deaths. Tobacco use is the …

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GI Joe spin-off ‘Snake Eyes’ being developed by Paramount

The studio is in negotiations with “Beauty and the Beast” scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos to pen the script of the potential film. The project, tentatively titled “Snake Eyes”, will be produced by Brian Goldner, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The ninja character, which dressed in all black, never revealed his face …

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NEET 2018 medical entrance exam being held today

The CBSE has issued strict guidelines and dos and don’ts for those appearing for the test. Candidates have been asked not to carry stationery items like bits of paper, geometry box, pencil box, plastic pouch, pen scale, writing pad, eraser, mobile phone, blue tooth inside the examination hall. A strict …

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World Laughter Day being celebrated today

The day also promotes the thousands of community groups around the world – typically known as Laughter Clubs – who regularly practice simple intentional laughter techniques that promote wellness and overall well-being. Humor is also a way to increase retention of information in academic or professional settings because of the …

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International Labour Day being observed today

Addressing the International Labour Day Programme at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, New Delhi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the efforts are being made to formulate long terms policy for the benefit of workers in unorganized sector. He stressed on the need to safeguard the interests of the workers to avoid …

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Buddh Purnima is being celebrated today with religious fervour

The day marks the birthday of Gautam Buddha (born in Lumbini, Nepal) who later became the founder of Buddhism. According to the Vedic literature, Lord Buddha is an incarnation of Lord Krishna (Vishnu) and thus, he appeared on this earth some 2500 years ago to teach the message of mercy and …

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Buddha Jayanti being celebrated in Nepal

Since early morning devotees offering prayers at famous Maya Devi temple in Lumbini. The temple is situated at the same place where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 B C. The temple houses marker stone, nativity sculpture and ruins of 6th century BC to 15th century …

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International Jazz Day being celebrated today

It is chaired and led by the UNESCO Director General and legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock, who serves as a UNESCO Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. The Institute is the lead nonprofit organization charged with planning, promoting and producing this …

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Three BJP ads banned from being aired in poll-bound Karnataka

Bengaluru: Three video advertisements of the BJP against the ruling Congress in poll-bound Karnataka were banned by the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) from being aired after a complaint was filed by the KPCC. The committee restrained the media on Friday from airing or sharing the advertisements on the …

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Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

San Francisco: A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sports utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride-hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada. The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe marked the first fatality from …

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“Fish-plate, Not Being Fishy !!”

Many of us would not know about “Fish-plate” in Railways. .. a little definition how this word has been derived… A fish-plate is a metal or wooden plate that is bolted to the sides at the ends of two rails. Derived from the French word ‘Fiche’ – which means a Peg, or …

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Being Safe Workshop held at Zinc Smelter Debari

Hindustan Zinc conducted its 18thsafety interactive workshop – Being Safe at Zinc Smelter Debari Hindustan Zinc conducted Being Safe workshop on 20th December 2017 at Zinc Smelter Debari to promote safety awareness amongst the employees. The workshop was attended by over 200 contract and regular employees of Hindustan Zinc. The workshop …

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