Must Read News Articles – May 6th, 2019

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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