Must Read News Articles – May 27th, 2019

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NIMHANS battery can assess disabilities: govt.

The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that learning disabilities can be diagnosed by National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) battery, a tool that can ascertain the degree of disability.

Auditors to check Sabarimala register

The local fund audit wing of the Kerala government will be scrutinising the register (Thiruvabharanam Register) showing the stock of gold and silver offered by devotees to the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala over the past several years.

Central varsities asked to notify vacancies within 100 days

The government has asked all Central universities to notify their faculty vacancies within the next 100 days.

ICMR head wins Dr. Lee Jong-wook Prize for Public Health

Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Professor Balram Bhargava has been awarded the 2019 Dr Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health.


No wind, no sun: green projects in limbo

The Renewable energy sector In India stifled by a host of issues such as low tariffs and lack of government push.

Farmers want plan to procure alternative crops at MSP

As the Haryana government plans to discourage planting of the water-guzzling rice (paddy) crop, which threatens to deplete the State’s groundwater — farmers have asked the government to first come out with a mechanism to procure alternative crops at the Minimum Support Price (MSP) so that farmers are not at the receiving end.

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