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First-ever Indian transgender cop takes charge in Chennai

CHENNAI: K Prithika Yashini, India’s first transgender police officer, took charge as a sub-inspector of police at Choolaimedu Police Station on Monday. She was part of the batch of 111 sub-inspectors, who finished training and took charge in police stations across the city. “She will be very helpful, especially in …

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Rajasthan in five worst states on infant mortality

JAIPUR: Rajasthan is among the worst states in the country when it comes to survival of a newborn baby, reveals Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin 2016. The report issued by the center shows that 41 infants out of per 1,000 live births in Rajasthan died in 2016 within one year …

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RSS’ mega-marches part of regional expansion plan in Mumbai

In a major show of strength, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) swayamsevaks, on the occasion of Dussehra, carried out the customary path sanchalan at 80 different locations in Greater Mumbai. Another 40 such path sanchalans are planned for Monday. The RSS also paid homage to the 23 Mumbaikars, who died …

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