Friday, 9 September 2016

[wanabidii] News Digest: Iranian oil output stagnates for third month amid OPEC bargaining

Friday, September 09, 2016
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Iranian oil output stagnates for third month amid OPEC bargaining
Iran's oil output soared to 3.64 million barrels per day in June from an average of 2.84 million bpd in 2015 following the easing of Western sanctions on Tehran in January, adding to a global crude glut which has slashed oil prices.

Sensex falls 259 points in early trade ahead of IIP data
The benchmark BSE Sensex fell nearly 259 points in early trade today as funds and retail investors booked profits amid a mixed trend overseas.

Rupee slips 13 paise against dollar in early trade
The rupee on Friday lost 13 paise to 66.55 against the US dollar in early trade at the inter-bank foreign exchange market on increased demand for the US currency from importers and banks.

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No decision yet on ratifying Paris climate change pact: India
India on Thursday made it clear that no decision to ratify the Paris climate change agreement has been taken so far as its domestic processes in this regard were still underway. "Domestic processes in this regard are still underway," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

NGT directs Delhi, UP to act against unauthorized industries
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has the power to act against such illegal units and it can even pass specific directions with regard to disconnection of electricity and water supply to these units.

Migrating birds travel faster in spring: Study
Migrating birds fly faster and put more effort into staying on course in spring than in fall, racing to arrive to their breeding grounds as soon as possible to get an edge in raising the next generation, a new study has found.

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At least 3 dead as train derails in Spain: authorities
A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Friday, leaving at least three people dead and several injured, the rail company and regional authorities in Galicia said. The train was travelling from the Galician town of Vigo to the city of Porto in Portugal.

French police shoot, arrest 'IS' gas car suspect
French police investigating a car containing six gas cylinders in Paris have arrested three female suspects said to have been planning fresh attacks, shooting one of them in the process. A police officer also suffered a knife wound during the arrest late on Thursday.

North Korea's latest nuclear test: Q&A
North Korea conducted a fifth nuclear test on Friday, an underground blast that Seoul quickly labelled its "most powerful to date".

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Electric fans may make elderly feel hotter, not colder: Study
While electric fans keep young adults cooler by increasing the evaporation of sweat, they may, surprisingly, have the opposite effect for those above the age of 60, suggests new research.

Face transplants: The ups and downs
A major procedure, it helps many patients resume basic tasks such as breathing, eating and speaking, and restores non-verbal communication through smiles and frowns. For many, the big change is being able to appear in public without being stared at.

Isro starts countdown for GSLV-F05 launch
The countdown for the launch of Isro's advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR on-board GSLV-F05 commenced at 11.10 hours on Wednesday, the space agency said. Earlier, the Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch Authorization Board cleared the countdown.

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Samsung India gives free Gear VR to compensate for Galaxy Note 7 shipment delay
The company will be shipping the new Gear VR ‘absolutely free of cost’ to those who have pre-booked the Galaxy Note 7. In addition, the VR will include a free Oculus content voucher worth Rs 3,300.

Google introduces 'Review from the Web' feature in search
The ‘Review from the web’ feature will arrive as an update to the Google app. The company has also provided guidelines as to how site owners can include the user rating from their sites for the feature.

6 reasons you should buy the new iPhone 7
Apple’s big keynote event concluded recently. Held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, the company’s September 7 event saw the much awaited duo of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus getting launched.

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HRD ministry working towards digital degrees, certificates
"There is a need to take pledge and that pledge is by 2017, all degrees and board certificates, everything will go in digital format," HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said. He was speaking at the national conference for awareness on National Academic Depository here.

Next UGC-NET exam will be on Jan 22: CBSE

Next UGC-NET exam will be on Jan 22: CBSE

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Mumbai attack case: Pakistan drops charges against ex-LeT militant
A former LeT militant, arrested last month for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, has been absolved by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency which says "no allegation has been proved against him."

Vashi police ensure low noise Ganesh festival celebrations
At a time when Ganesh festival has become synonymous with rising noise levels, police in Vashi area of adjoining Navi Mumbai have successfully implemented a campaign to ensure that the noise level remains within permitted level during the 10-day festivity.

Politicians tweet extending support to Kapil Sharma

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Low turnout in morning college for DUSU polls; Evening college voting underway

Political heat intensifies as JNU goes to polls
A day before Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students go to polls on Friday to elect their representatives for the JNU Students Union, leading parties of the Left and BJP-affiliated ABVP are upbeat about their prospects of winning the polls.

2 dead in family suicide pact after demise of young son in Delhi
A man and his daughter died while his wife was in serious condition after the family allegedly entered into a suicide pact following the death of his young son who was pursuing MBBS in Russia.

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Karnataka Bandh: Impact on court proceedings too
The dawn to dusk Karnataka bandh over the Cauvery water release issue also impacted the court proceedings in Bengaluru city with majority of advocates staying away from courts in support of the call given by the Bengaluru Advocates Association.

Cauvery bandh set to bring Bengaluru to a halt, govt offers tacit support

Cauvery water row: Sandalwood stars to take out a march to KRS dam
Shivarajkumar, sandalwood hero and son of thespian Dr Rajkumar, on Friday said that the film industry has extended complete support to the Karnataka Bandh and demanded the state government to show strength to safeguard the interest of people dependent on river Cauvery.

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Dental grads look to foreign shores

Exercise caution while dealing with foreign players, says HC

For egg buyers in city, no sunny side ahead

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Camel slaughter ban can't be lifted, rules Madras HC
The court also directed the state government to ensure that its orders were not violated.

DMK worker, 47, stabbed to death in broad daylight

TN schoolgirl ends life after being raped by teenager
A 14-year-old girl committed suicide after she had been allegedly raped by an 18-year-old boy near Veeraganur in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

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Doctor's negligence costs patient his seven teeth

Gujarat invites US to be Vibrant Gujarat Summit partner country
Gujarat government has invited the United States to be a partner country for the next edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit (VGS) in January 2017. Although US has promised to seriously consider the invitation, the timing of the biennial event may become a challenge as the summit is scheduled just before the new administration takes place in the US.

Amdavadi's stem cells help Kerala man fight cancer
Pravin Patel And Sivaramakrishnan Come Face To Face In City

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Seminar on eye donation
National Eye Donation Day/ 82 words

UGC letter enquires about translation of Kabir's work
The letter is in response to a question raised in Lok Sabha on December 14, 2015 and is the fourth such reminder to the central universities.

Cong plans khaat sabha at village with more Muslims
Congress leaders are looking for a suitable village with sizeable Muslim population for the proposed khaat sabha of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad on September 14.

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HC order finds resonance with SC verdict on FIR

15 killed as bus falls off bridge in Angul district of Odisha
At least 15 people were killed when a bus fell of a bridge in Angul district in central Odisha on Friday morning, Angul SP Kavita Jalan said.

BJD trains guns on Centre over Polavaram
After the Mahanadi water dispute, the BJD has found another issue to target the Centre ahead of panchayat elections next year.

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TOI impact: Raisen School gets 100 plates after writing to PM

Heavy rainfall leading to floods in many districts has damaged more than 30 per cent crops in the state.

VCs accuse registrars of creating hurdles

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PGI doctors allege aberration of rules by union health ministry

'He should reveal complete truth of his talks with us'

You were part of government you are attacking, Badal reminds Sidhu

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