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GS 2 IEDs, Myanmar-based insurgents pose threat along Manipur border While the intensity of Manipur’s decades-old insurgency has been contained, with security forces ensuring there are no insurgent camps left in the State, militants continue to take advantage of the hilly terrain and porous border with Myanmar to carry out attacks with IEDs and sophisticated weapons, army officials said. ‘Japan, India can have constructive ties with China’ The Deputy Chief of Mission of Japan says both nations are committed to a rules-based order. Justice after 31 years at Hashimpura On October 31, the Delhi High Court sentenced 16 former personnel of the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) to life imprisonment for abducting and shooting dead 38 persons, all Muslims, at Hashimpura in Meerut in 1987. For victims and survivors, it was some consolation after 31 years. GS 3 MBBS curriculum revised after 21 years From August 2019, students graduating from medical colleges in the country will be trained not just to be good clinicians but also good communicators. After a gap of 21 years, the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday finalised the new undergraduate curriculum that acknowledges the importance of ethics, responsiveness to needs of patients and their families, and communication skills. GSAT-11 returns to Guiana for December launch GSAT-11, the heaviest Indian communication satellite built to date, for faster Internet connectivity, is back once again at the Guiana Space Centre for an early December launch. Wrong doctor, wrong medicine Pollution is not a problem that the courts can solve A lesson in virus control The Nipah outbreak in Kerala would have claimed fewer lives had simple infection-control measures been in place