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World Hearing Day falls on 3 March

It all began in 2007 when the First International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment was held in Beijing which was well attended by audiologists, otolaryngologists, deaf educators and social activists.  The conference witnessed an important declaration - the declaration of the International Ear Care Day.

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The anxieties of the environmentalists and fishing labourers about the Vizhinjam project are proving real each day. With the progress in the construction activities of the port, the news from the area is not good. The situation is that, by the time the ‘prestige' project of the government is realized, a people and their land will be eroded by the sea. A report through the Vizhinjam International multipurpose deepwater seaport project range:

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New Delhi:  Indians are the most vacation deprived nation in the world followed by South Korea and Hong Kong, says Expedia Vacation Deprivation Survey.

The survey is spread across 19 countries with India specific findings analyzing how vacation deprived Indians are, how do they take their holidays, do they utilize all or prefer working, feel guilty of taking vacations and take into account the work pressure while deciding their vacation. 

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"Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment." As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised.

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The book and author James Crabtree

New Delhi:  A new book, "The Billionaire Raj", paints a revealing portrait of the rise of India's new billionaire class and places it against the backdrop of the "radically unequal society" that is found in the country. It's author, James Crabtree, who spent five years in Mumbai as bureau chief for the Financial Times, says that this uneven growth will have "damaging implications" for the country's development.

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New Delhi:  As the Delhi Book Fair opened on Saturday, some of the young readers complained that book fairs appeared have become a dumping ground for unsold books.

Although the book fair has announced discounts and clearance sales besides making the entry free, there were complaints.

A bunch of college students explained why they were leaving the Pragati Maidan venue without buying any book.

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Chennai: Muthuvel Karunanidhi was one of the last links to the Dravidian movement that ushered in the rise of backward classes in politics and the end of Congress rule in Tamil Nadu five decades ago on the plank of social justice.

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Tokyo:  Best-selling Japanese author of Norwegian Wood, and Kafka on the Road, Haruki Murakami said on a radio show that writing novel was about rhythm like in music and running.

Murakami hosts a special radio show that features his favourite songs. During his show on August 5 night, the author played nine songs and went on talking about stories behind the songs, before comparing writing to music and running.

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New York: Some popular apps on your Android phone may be actively listening to you, monitoring your habits and even secretly taking screenshots of your activity and sending them to third parties, a new study has found.

These screenshots and videos of your activity on the screen could include usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, and other important personal information, the researchers said.

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Foremost, my salaams to Sub –Inspector, Gagandeep Singh , who not just saved  a human life in Uttarakhand’s  Ramnagar but also showed that a cop’s  first and  basic duty is to protect, no matter what  the ruling political mafia is up to!  

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