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J&K: 2 terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter, gunbattle underway

J&K: 2 terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter, gunbattle underway

Srinagar, Aug 24: A terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. As per reports, three terrorists are believed to be holed up in Kokernag area. Earlier on Thursday, terrorists barged into the residence of a forest department official and shot at him.

New airport inaugurated by PM in Odisha’s Jharsuguda

New airport inaugurated by PM in Odisha’s Jharsuguda

A new airport at Jharsuguda in Odisha has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. While inaugurating the airport, PM Modi said that it will attract investors to the mineral-rich area and would act as a lifeline. The prime minister said the airport would go a long way in transforming the state into a modern and developed one.
Death toll in Tanzania ferry incident rises to 207, man saved miraculously

Death toll in Tanzania ferry incident rises to 207, man saved miraculously

The death toll in the Tanzania boat capsizing incident has risen to at least 207. Unfortunately, more victims are set to be found. However, in some miracle, an engineer named Alphonce Charahani survived the whole ordeal, as he was caught in the air pocket in the overturned ferry. The incident happened as MV Nyerere ferry overturned in Lake Victoria, near Ukara Island. 
Scientists develop tiny, portable device that can quickly detect cancer

Scientists develop tiny, portable device that can quickly detect cancer

A cancer detector about half the size of a lunch box has been developed by the scientists. It can be used to quickly and accurately diagnose cancer in remote parts of the world. TINY performs loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for nucleic acid quantification. One of the main benefits of TINY is that it can collect and store heat generated from electricity.
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