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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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What Government Said on Encryption Policy?

The government, though scrapped the encryption policy for WhatsApp, said it was required to ensure secure transactions in Cyber Space for individuals, businesses and Government. In a statement, it said, “A High Level Expert Committee’s recommendations on Encryption Policy were recently put up on its website by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) for public comments. DeitY has ...

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AICTE Planning to Cut Engineering Seats by 6 Lakhs

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) which regulates the technical education in the country said it may cut down engineering seats by 6 lakhs from the current 16.7 lakh. Attributing the move to fall in quality education across the country, Anil Sahasrabudhe, AICTE’s chairman told Mint, “We would like to bring it down to between 10 lakh and 11 ...

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Why Good Fathers go to Grave Early?

When a good insect father pairs with a bad female, he risks being exploited by her for childcare and bears the ultimate cost by dying young, said a study carried out with burying beetles. The study also shows that bad parenting creates bad parents-to-be, while well-cared larvae turned into high quality parents, said the study published in the journal eLife. ...

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ISRO: Mars Orbiter Mangalyaan to Last for Many More Years

As India and ISRO celebrate the first anniversary of successfully entering the Mars Orbit a year ago on September 24, 2014, ISRO said it is preparing to release an atlas containing photos taken by MoM or Mangalyaan, whose life is likely to last for “many more years”. ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar told reporters on the sidelines of the Satish ...

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Watch: Ranbir-Deepika Starrer Tamasha’s Trailer Launched

Much awaited movie of the popular Bollywood on-screen pair Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor’s Tamasha’s trailer is out. The duo will be seen romancing together after Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDsRDWR-yoM] Recently, the makers of the movie released the first poster in which Ranbir and Deepika seem to be in a fun mode. With an interesting tagline, “Why always ...

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21 Inc. Introduces the First Bitcoin Computer

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  Computer firm ’21 Inc’ has announced its first consumer product, 21 Bitcoin Computer, on Monday, in the form of a pocket sized device that an entrepreneur or developer can instantly buy or sell digital goods and services at the command line using Bitcoin. The 21 Bitcoin Computer can be used to: 1) Instantly mine Bitcoin from the command line ...

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1965 War: President Hosts Tea, Felicitates 4 War Heroes

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President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday hosted tea for the veterans of 1965 war at Rashtrapati Bhavan and felicitated four heroes on the occasion. The four heroes include Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC; CQMH Abdul Hamid, PVC (Posthumous); Lt Col AB Tarapore, PVC (Posthumous) and Chaman Lal, Ashoka Chakra (Posthumous). Mrs. Rasoonan Bibi, Mrs. Zarine Mahir and Mrs. ...

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Xiaomi Unveils New Flagship Device: Mi 4c

Chinese budget phone maker has yet again launched another flagship device Mi 4c on Tuesday. With varieties of colors, the gorgeous 5-inch smartphone is expected to give a good competition to its rivals. The Chinese phone maker’s latest device is powered with Snapdragon 808, 3080mAh battery and an exclusive new feature EdgeTap. From now on, clicking a picture will be ...

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All Set for ISRO’s ASTROSAT Launch Next Monday, Sept. 28

ISRO is all set to launch its nex ambitious indigenous astronomy satellite ASTROSAT on September 28 from Sriharikota buoyed with its success of Mars orbit mission or Mangalyaan, which is likely to go on far more than its earlier target of 6 months. The ASTROSAT satellite, weighing 1.5 tons, will be launched via Indians Space Research Organisation (ISRO) workhorse PSLV-C30 ...

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Mann Ki Baath: No ‘Silent Revolution’ Behind LPG Surrender?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baath radio program pondered the silent revolution in LPG subsidy surrender by rich people in favour of BPL families. Among the other things, he said 30 lakh people have given up LPG subsidy describing it a silent revolution. “Is this not a silent revolution? Is not reflective of people’s power? Governments also ...

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An Apple a Day Prompts Kids Keep Other Fruits Away: Study

For over two centuries, apple has grown as a familiar fruit for kids and the saying that “An apple a day keeps doctor away” has become omnipresent in every culture and language. A recent study has found that even kids are growing with apples that their intake of total fruits is dominated by apple to the extent of 18.9%, with ...

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Aamir Khan’s Most Awaited Film Dangal’s Poster Out

Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan’s most awaited film Dangal’s first poster has been revealed. Aamir posted a picture on his Facebook page saying “Aaj se Dangal shuru”. Film is made under Aamir Khan Productions and it is directed by Nitesh Tiwari. Film is slated to be released in Christmas 2016. Dangal is Indian biographical sports drama based on Mahavir Singh Phogat. ...

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Malayalam Playback Singer Radhika Thilak Passes Away; Top 5 Songs to Remember

Malayalam playback singer Radhika Thilak passed away on Sunday, 20 September. The singer was battling cancer for one-and-a half years and an infection worsened her condition, which led to her sudden demise. Thilak died far too, at the age of 45 she is now survived by her husband Suresh and daughter Devika. Thilak performed extensively on stage, she has sung more ...

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Much Awaited ‘Tamasha’ Poster Out: Ranbir-Deepika Looks Promising

After Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, popular Bollywood on-screen pair Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor will be seen together romancing in ‘Tamasha.’ Recently, the makers of the movie released the first poster in which Ranbir and Deepika seem to be in a fun mode. With an interesting tagline, “Why always the same story?” which suggest that this romantic comedy flick is ...

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