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Drug testing kits urged for Veld, other music fests


Report recommends testing drugs for impure substances at music festivals Electronic dance music events such as this weekend’s Veld Music Festival should investigate the possibility of using drug testing kits, so drug users can check if the substances they’ve been given are impure, a report recommends. “You never really know …

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White House Singapore state dinner: Beef, and yellow flowers

White House executive chef Cristeta Pasia Comerford holds up an example of the first course during a press preview in the State Dinning Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 29, 2016, ahead of next Tuesday's State Dinner for Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Paisa holding a plate of Maryland Blue Crabs, Calamansi Curd, Crisped Root Vegetables and Spiced Crab Tuile. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) – High-end American beef and yellow blossoms will feature prominently at the first White House state dinner for Singapore in more than three decades. Floral arrangements for Tuesday’s black-tie soiree honoring Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, will consist of yellow orchids, yellow roses …

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4,000 patients sent back as PGI resident docs strike work


Health services at PGIMER were badly hit as resident doctors held a protest and struck work for five hours — from 8am to 1pm. Due to the strike, around 4,000 patients were sent back without treatment. Resident doctors are angry over the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research …

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