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Woman PCS official ends life by hanging self

Varanasi: A woman official of the Provincial Civil Services (PCS), Manimanjari Rai, 30, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her room in Ballia district. The incident came to light on Tuesday when the neighbours saw her hanging from an open window and informed the police. ADG, Varanasi zone, Brij Bhushan said, “She […]

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Domestic discord led to woman throwing her five children in river: ADG

Varanasi: The Bhadohi incident in which a woman threw her five children into the river, was related to a dispute between the woman and her husband, Additional Director General of Police, Varanasi zone, Braj Bhushan said on Thursday. Talking to IANS, the ADG said that incident took place in Jahagira village on Sunday. “The woman […]

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Banaras Hindu University women scientists develop COVID-19 testing kit

Varanasi: Women researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a new testing method for COVID-19. The team has already patented the method. According to reports, a group of women scientists at the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, have developed a novel test method-based on RT PCR […]

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BHU students end stir as Muslim teacher quits

Varanasi: Students of the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan (SVDV) faculty of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here on Tuesday called off their month-long protest against appointment of a Muslim teacher, after the latter resigned. Kaushalendra Pandey, Dean, issued a formal notification stating that Feroz Khan had resigned and he urged students to return to their classes. […]