Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: Kota

At Kota hospital, 100 deaths in a month not a first — 1,100 kids died every year since 2014

Families accuse doctors of negligence, but Kota's JK Lon Hospital blames the large number of referral cases it gets — "all patients reached us in a very critical situation".

9 infants dead in 2 days, death toll of children in Kota hospital rises to 100

Hospital authority said the deaths were due to low birth weight. On 23-24 Dec, 10 children had died in the govt-run hospital in 48 hours, triggering criticism.

In coaching hub Kota, future job-seekers say unemployment is not Modi govt’s fault

Students preparing for engineering & medical entrance exams in Kota are in awe of PM Modi’s personality, don’t care for Rahul Gandhi.

Kota was once a prosperous industrial hub. Now it has just 1 factory left — exam coaching

Jobs as an election issue has deep resonance in Kota, where serial industry closures over the past decades have spawned an army of jobless.

A corner of Pune is fast turning into the Kota for CAs, with a turnover in crores

Indulal Complex and Prestige Point have become a coaching hub for aspiring chartered accountants, with 15 coaching centres hosting thousands of students.

In Rajasthan Congress manifesto, a promise to crack down on coaching hubs, steps for free press

Move significant as Rajasthan is home to coaching hub Kota, which is hit by student suicides. Congress also promises loan waiver to farmers.

A year before returning to service, CRPF commandant Cheetah said he’d love to return to Kashmir

The commandant who took nine bullets in an encounter, known as Cheetah, says 70 per cent of Kashmiris are pro-India and that it is possible to win the hearts of Kashmiris.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.