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Satyajit Ray’s ‘Sikkim’ To Be Screened At Kolkata Film Festival On Nov 17

Satyajit Ray’s ‘Sikkim’ To Be Screened At Kolkata Film Festival On Nov 17The dream of Satyajit Ray fans for such a long time has finally come true. Ray’s never-before-seen controversial documentary “Sikkim” will be seen for the first time at the 14th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) on November 17.

The film will be resorted by the United States Academy of Motion Pictures. Ray’s other classics like Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and Abhijaan has also been restored by the academy.

BJP demands CBI probe into Rahul's killing

BJP demands CBI probe into Rahul's killingThe BJP had demanded for a CBI probe into the killing of Bihar youth Rahul Raj. Raj was killed in a shootout with Mumbai Police on 27 October.

"The postmortem report and the comments of the medical experts clearly indicate that there was foul play in the killing of the youth. Our party demands a CBI inquiry into the incident so that the truth is known," BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy said.

India to set up 6,000 model schools

India to set up 6,000 model schoolsThe Union Government will set up 6,000 Model Schools on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central Schools). Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the scheme on Thursday.

The scheme aims to have at least one good quality secondary school in every block.

In the first phase of the scheme, 2,500 Model Schools will come up in the first phase of the scheme. Those will be established in Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs) with the help of respective state governments. State Govt. will provide land for the schools.

U.S. Marshalls Seize Tainted Heparin In Ohio

U.S. Marshalls Seize Tainted Heparin In Ohio The U.S. marshals sent by the Food and Drug Administration seized some supplies of contaminated blood thinner containing material from China, from an Ohio company’s supplies. Eleven lots of heparin from Celsus Laboratories Inc. of Cincinnati were seized from the company that distributes heparin to drug and medical-device manufacturers both in the United States and internationally.

Mike Chappell, the FDA's acting associate commissioner for regulatory affairs said, "This action will help prevent this contaminated heparin from finding its way into the marketplace."

Study: Migraines Could Mean Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Migraines Could Mean Lower Breast Cancer RiskResearchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle said women who suffer migraine headaches may have as much as a 30 % lower risk of developing breast cancer. The study published in the November issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, said the reason for this reduced risk could be the lower estrogen levels which migraine sufferers have.

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