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Ballot papers in Nizamabad

  •  The Election Commission of India announced on Sunday that only Electronic Voting Machines will be used in Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency.
  •  Earlier there were speculations that the ballot papers may be used for the polling in this constituency, where a large numbers of farmers are contesting as Independent candidates to highlight their problems.
  •  This resulted in 185 candidates contesting this particular constituency.
  •  The Election Commission of India instructed the Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana to make arrangements for conduct of elections using M3 EVMs, which can accommodate names and symbols of all 185 candidates.

India Africa health sciences collaborative platform

  •  India and African Union recently signed an agreement to establish an India-Africa health science collaborative platform to initiate and strengthen the cooperation in health sector in a structured and organised manner.
  •  It will be established to carry forward the strategic vision of India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) III.

About India-Africa Forum Summit:

  • The India–Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) is the official platform for the African-Indian relations. IAFS will be held once in every three years.
  • First India-Africa Forum Summit held in 2008 in New Delhi, India.
  • Second India-Africa Forum Summit held in 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Third India-Africa Forum Summit held in 2015 in New Delhi, India

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