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Indian Teenagers Miss 2015 ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ Award

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The 2015 Discovery’s Award for ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ has gone to a 15-year-old student Hannah Herbst for deveoping a prototype that provides stable power from ocean currents, though five Indian teenagers made it to the finalists. Last year, the award went to Sahil Doshi. The 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge had 5 Indian-origin students among the top ...

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Navratri 2015: Bollywood Gears-up for Navratri Celebrations

Devotees celebrate Navratri to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, which are Sailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Maha Gowri and Siddhidayini. These nine forms of Goddess Durga are said to symbolise creative energy and the feminine body with each form of the goddess has its own day dedicated to it. However, like every year, Bollywood is ...

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Researchers Isolate Immune Gene That Can Cure Parkinson’s, Dementia

A research team at University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has discovered that non-inheritable Parkinson’s disease may be caused by functional changes in the immune regulating gene Interferon-beta (IFNβ) and targeted treatment with IFNβ-gene therapy can successfully prevent its neuronal death and the disease effects. The results, published in the journal Cell, show that the immune gene IFNβ plays a vital role ...

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Navratri 2015: Messages, Wishes to Send to Your Beloved Ones

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Navratri 2015 begins on Tuesday, October 13 and will go on for nine days as the name suggests. Devotees celebrate the festival to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, which are Sailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Maha Gowri and Siddhidayini. These nine forms of Goddess Durga are said to symbolise creative energy and the feminine body ...

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Snapdeal vs Flipkart vs Amazon, Whose Deal is Good?

  While Flipkart wanted to repeat its mega-sale bonanza from October 13, this time nto for a day but for a week starting from October 13 under “#BigBillionDays”, each day devoted to discounts in one segment of its retail products, Snapdeal has opened similar discounts on Monday itself, one day in advance. Not left behind, Amazon has also unleashed a ...

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Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal Resigns

Bangalore-based tech giant on Monday informed the exchanges that its CFO Rajiv Bansal has resigned and that Ranganath D. Mavinakere has been appointed its new Chief Financial Officer, with effect from Oct. 12. (Monday). Bansal’s services will end on Dec. 31, 2015, it added.Rajiv Bansal was its CFO since November 1, 2012 following the movement of the then CFO V ...

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Navratri 2015: Why Navratri is Celebrated?

Navratri, an auspicious Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Durga, will commence on Tuesday, October 13 and as the name suggests, it is a 9-day festival and the nation is gearing up for series of events. Devotees celebrate the festival to honour Goddess Durga and her nine forms, which are Sailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Maha Gowri and ...

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4-Year-Old Girl Raped in Delhi, Sustains Horrible Injuries

A 4-year-old girl raped in Delhi and has sustained horrific injuries , same as Nirbhaya, December 16, 2012 rape case. The girl suffers an extensive damage in her intestines and private parts. She also suffers bruises and bites all over the body. The child has undergone an emergency surgery and now is out of danger, however she will need a ...

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Watch Out for OnePlus India Event In Bangalore Today

Chinese phone maker OnePlus will hold OnePlus India event today, October 12, in Bangalore with expectations that OnePlus X is likely to be launched at the event by its CEO Pete Lau, himself. After its successful launch of OnePlus One and OnePlus 2 smartphones, the presence of Pete Lau, the founder and CEO of the company at the company has ...

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World Mental Health Day: Deepika Padukone Leads the Way

As the world observes the Mental Health Day today, it is time to remember how mental illness affects anybody and everybody in society but overcoming it is the key to success for many celebrities. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of ...

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Flipkart is Back With its Big Billion Days Sale

Following a major success to its ‘Big Billion Day Sale last year on October 6, Flipkart is back to repeat the online sale again, but this year sale starting from October 13th will be on app-based one with mobile phones only. The last year sale was so successful that the whole Flipkart site was crashed several times, but the e-commerce ...

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2 Indian Teenagers Miss NASA 3-D Challenge Award, Ryan Beam’s in-Space Plant Factory Wins

The prestigious NASA’s 3-D Challenger award has gone to Ryan Beam of California, while the most-anticipated hopefuls — Rajan Vivek from Arizona and Prasanna Krishnamoorthy from Delaware — failed to win it. The NASA 3-D space Container Challenge asked students to design models of containers that could help astronauts keep things in order in space and the top ten finalists ...

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India’s First Dolphin Reserve to Come Up in West Bengal

West Bengal will soon have the country’s first community reserve to protect the endangered dolphins. The dolphin reserve will come up in the stretch of the river Ganges, also known as Hooghly, which is roughly 500 km long. “A committee is being formed to examine in what way the community reserve would be set up in the Hooghly river between ...

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Here is How Exercise Keeps Diabetes Away

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There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. A new study has revealed that, people who are with increase risk of type 2 diabetes need to workout more than others to keep diabetes at bay. The cause of type 2 diabetes is linked to both genetics and lifestyle. If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, then ...

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PICTURES: NASA Releases 8,400 Hi-resolution Images of Apollo Moon Missions

NASA has released 8400 hi-resolution images of iconic Apollo Moon Missions on Flicker. NASA made available every photo taken by astronauts on Apollo Moon Missions on the project Apollo Archive‘s Flickr account, the collection contains original NASA photo scans. The Apollo astronauts took these pictures with their chest-mounted Hasselbald cameras, along with many other photos from Earth and lunar orbit. ...

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Global Warming to Alter the Planet’s Shape

Climate change affect not just temperature, but it also alter the Earth’s shape according to the Scientists from the University of British Colombia. One of the most rapidly warming regions of the world, the Canadian Acrtic will feel these effects acutely. More than 4 degree celsius of warming over the last 50 years, the glaciers will be seen flowing up ...

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Leaked: Google Nexus 5X, 6P’s to Launch in India by October

Google to unveil its much-awaited Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in India by October end in the time of Diwali. The tech-giant is launching the phone just before the launch of the latest iPhones in the country. The devices are expected to give tough competition to the Apple’s new phone. The devices will be available both online and offline in ...

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Is it a Suicide Attempt or Murder Conspiracy? Indrani Mukerjea to Stay in Hospital

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Indrani Mukerjea, former media tycoon has been accused of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, was admitted to J.J hospital in serious condition yesterday. Former media tycoon is expected to remain in JJ Hospital in Mumbai for three more days after overdosing of anti-epileptic pills in a suspected suicide attempt. There were reports that Indrani was upset over her mother’s death on ...

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