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Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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RBI Ropes in Foreign Firms to Make Rs.1000, Rs.500 Notes More Secure

With numerous instances of fake currency in India, the RBI has decided to introduce a new numbering system with 7 new secure features inserted in Rs.1,000 and Rs.500 currency notes from now onwards, while the fake currency notes in other denominations will be tackled in the next phase. The Reserve Bank of India’s Bhartiya Note Mudran Pvt Ltd (BRBNMPL) and ...

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Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected

Karnataka bandh called by farmers’ association on 5th September is not affective in many part of Karnataka. BMTC, KSRCTC buses are running as usual. North Karnataka and Mysuru region is slightly affected as farmers there demanding speedy implementation of canal projects and their demands. Auto’s and other are services are also running as usual. The bandh is not effective because ...

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Bollywood Music Composer Aadesh Shrivastava Passes Away

Music composer, AadeshShrivastava, died of cancer at the age of 51 at Kokilaben Hospital where he was admitted for the past one and half months. He took his last breath on Saturday at 12:30 am. He was fighting with cancer since long and since few days his condition was critical. However, his wife Vijeta Pandit had also told media that ...

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Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Opens NH Hospital for Poor, Calls for 3 Zeroes

Nobel laureate and microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus, who was in Mysuru (Mysore) to open a 200-bed multi-specialty hospital for the working class, has stressed the need for social entepreneurship, which is his new call. Achieving three zeroes — zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emission — will eliminate major distress on the world economy, said Dr Muhammad Yunus, ...

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Salman Khan Confirms to Host Bigg Boss 9

After a lot of speculations, Salman Khan confirmed that he will be hosting Bigg Boss 9. Audience was disheartened last season when Farah Khan replaced the hunk in the middle of the show. However, news of him handling the current season was making rounds since long, but today the actor confirmed it through his Facebook post. In his micro blogging ...

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Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor Starrer Dheere Dheere Song Crosses 5 Millions Views

Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor stole the limelight in their latest music video Dheere Dheere Se which has crossed 5 million views on YouTube. Also read: Hrithik-Sonam’s ‘Dheere Dheere’ Beats Salman’s ‘Main Hoon Hero Tera’; Crosses 15 Million Views  The track is the remake of 1990 film Aashiqui’s romantic song Dheere Dheere Se Meri  Zindagi Mein Ana.  Producer Bhushan ...

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Will Gaza Become ‘Uninhabitable’ in 5 Years?

Living conditions in Gaza are so bad that they’ve been described as “less than human” and potentially uninhabitable by 2020, said UNCTAD. The UN trade and development agency, UNCTAD, in its report into the Palestinian economy said in addition to severe crises linked to water and electricity shortages, Gaza’s 1.8 million residents have yet to recover from the destruction of last ...

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Happy Janmashtami 2015: Wishes, Messages, SMS, Quotes To Send To Friends and Family

India celebrates Janmashtami on Saturday, 5 September this year. The auspicious festival is rejoiced to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. The highlight of Janmashtami is the ‘Dahi Handi’ celebration. It is a fun-filled event where an earthen pot filled with buttermilk is placed at a particular height. Then, a human pyramid is formed to break the earthen pot. This ...

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Wake up Europe! More Deaths a-la Kurdi Likely, Says UNICEF

Finally, the images of 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi found dead with his head down on the seashore has woken up the erstwhile empire of humanity how realistic their anti-refugee policies are. The vivid images of Kurdi ricocheted around the world on social media, along with equally painful images of children lying suffocated in the backs of trucks crossing borders ...

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Sunny Leone’s Condom Ad Increases Rapes, Her Porn Films Cause Vomiting: CPI Leader

Are condom ads responsible for rapes in India?  Are Sunny Leone’s condom ads increasing rapes and molestation bids in our country? According to our political leaders who are known for their outrageous and bizarre statements, another controversy has hit our society now. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2XpjKj5A7Y] Atul Kumar Anjan, CPI leader, while addressing a gathering in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh said that Bollywood ...

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Karnataka to Witness State-wide Bandh on 5th September 2015

Karnataka will witness yet another bandh on September 5, Saturday and this time the bandh has been called by the sugarcane growers association to protest against Karnataka government and Narendra Modi government for showing indifferent attitude towards the problems of farmers. Also read: Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected The Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association and ...

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Delivering Drug to Lungs Directly Now Possible: Researchers

In a new method, researchers have shown that lung-related diseases can be tackled by directly targeting to send micro volumes of drug into the lung. The new method helps to instill micro-litres of liquid drug, distributed as a thin film in the lung airway, and absorbed locally. “Our micro-volume liquid instillation approach will enable predictable drug concentrations at the target ...

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Helen George splits from Oliver Boot

English actress Helen George, set to appear in the upcoming series of “Strictly Come Dancing”, has split from her husband Oliver Boot, ending their three-year marriage. George studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and gained her first role just 2 weeks after graduation in the play The Woman in White. She and her sister Victoria Ingle were backing ...

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