Must Read News Articles – May 6th, 2019



Heavy security for ‘Chandanotsavam’ at Simhachalam temple in A.P.

A 2,000-strong police force would be deployed for the annual ‘Chandanotsavam’ festival of Lord Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Simhachalam, scheduled to be held on May 7.


EC rejects plea for advancement of poll timings

The Election Commission has rejected a request made in view of Ramzan for advancing the start of polling from 7 a.m. to 5 a.m. in the remaining three phases.

India, U.K. in talks to build a naval supercarrier: report

The United Kingdom is in talks with the Indian government on building a new state-of-the-art aircraft carrier along the lines of Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth as part of the ongoing ‘Make in India’ negotiations

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. would raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25%, because trade talks are moving “too slowly.”

Telangana addresses maternal mortality

Telangana has the fifth lowest maternal mortality rate in India-81 per 1,00,000 live births

Anti-dumping duty put on saccharine

The Finance Ministry has, on the recommendation of the Commerce Ministry, imposed an anti-dumping duty of $1,633.17 per tonne on the import of saccharine from Indonesia.


A helping hand in the time of natural calamities

The Ganjam District Disaster Response Forum (GDRF), a joint front of 47 NGOs, continues to be a major relief force during natural calamities,like the recent cyclone Fani, in this district of Odisha.


Doctors appearing in ads for hospitals may face action

Recently,a group of doctors working in a corporate hospital in Kerala has violated the Medical Council of India(MCI)’s Code of Ethics after their photographs and details were featured in a newspaper advertisement for the hospital.

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