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Oldest living former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93

The oldest living former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away today evening while undergoing treatment at Delhi's AIIMS. 
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The oldest living former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away today (August 16, 2018) at 5:05 pm while undergoing treatment at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). 

Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 as he suffered with kidney tract infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output.

The AIIMS in it’s official medical bulletin a couple of hours back had stated, “Former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted for the last 9 weeks at AIIMS. Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the last 24 hours. His condition is critical and he’s on life support system.” 

The oldest living former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away today evening while undergoing treatment at Delhi's AIIMS. 
Medical Bulletin issued by AIIMS

The 93-year-old veteran BJP leader was a diabetic, who was surviving only on one kidney. In 2009, the former prime minister had suffered a stroke that led him to weak cognitive abilities. Vajpayee, who had also developed dementia, was a recipient of Bharat Ratna, which he’d received at his residence on March 27, 2015. 

Vajpayee was under the supervision of pulmonologist Dr Randeep Guleria, who’s currently the Director of AIIMS. Dr Guleria had served as a personal physician to Vajpayee for over three decades.

Earlier in the evening on August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Smriti Irani, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Minister Suresh Prabh, BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi  paid a visit to AIIMS to enquire about the veteran leaders health. Vajpayee is survived by adopted daughter Namita.

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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