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Five more private medical institutes get clearance from MCI
Jun 27, 2017 13:35 IST
By Shreya Bhandary
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what happened: Seven private medical institutes had applied for final nod to participate in the admissions process.
what it means: Medical aspirants can cheers since the total number of seats have increased with final clearance granted to five more medical and dental colleges in the state.
what next: Medical institutes in Dhule and Satara to soon get final nod. Registrations to begin on June 28.
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Air pollution casts shadow over India's solar ambitions
Jun 27, 2017 13:00 IST
By Malavika Vyawahare
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what happened: Air pollution and dust can reduce India's solar power generation by 17% , estimates a new study.
what it means: India currently has 4.56 Gigawatt (GW) installed solar capacity, according to the report. and is aiming to have 100 GW capacity installed by 2022. Installing capacity is clearly not enough.
what next: To meet its renewable energy targets the government will need to focus on efficiency concerns.
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Heavy overnight rain in SoBo but no water logging in city
Jun 26, 2017 16:50 IST
By Badri Chatterjee
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what happened: Mumbai woke up to wet conditions as heavy overnight rain lashed the city for a second day-in-a-row.
what it means: Colaba weather station, representative of south Mumbai, recorded 84mm rain between Sunday night and Monday morning. Santacruz, representative of the suburbs, recorded 52.4mm rain during the same time.
what next: On account of Eid, roads were clear with no reports of traffic jams. Local trains ran smoothly.
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Two elephants kill 3 persons in Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri
Jun 26, 2017 16:30 IST
By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri
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what happened: Three persons were killed by two elephants in north Bengal districts since Sunday afternoon.
what it means: Of the three victims, two are from Cooch Behar district while the other is from Jalpaiguri. All the bodies have been recovered. In Cooch Behar, the animal attacked a couple and killed the husband.
what next: Forest officials are conducting search operations in both districts to capture the killer elephants.