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#NewsInTweets: Over 50 Children Die Of Cancer Every Day In India, Finds Study

Posted on April 24, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Over 50 children die of cancer every day in India, says a study published in the Journal of Global Oncology.

2. Despite drought, Jaisalmer doubled its annual crop production.

3. Salman Khan appointed as India’s Goodwill Ambassador for Olympics 2016.

4. A war memorial was inaugurated in Manipur on the 125th anniversary of the last battle of independence of the Manipuris against the British army.

5. One arrested in Punjab for allegedly abducting and committing rape on a Dalit woman.

6. Nepal remembers its 9,000 dead, holds a memorial for its quake victims, one year on.

7. Vijay Mallya’s passport revoked by the Ministry of External Affairs. It had earlier been suspended for 2 weeks.

8. Facebook and Google headquarters face flood risk.