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Pakistan Among 17 Foreign Troops to Join Tiananmen Square Parade, China to Cut Troops

Highlights: All Chinese-made! 84% of armament in China’s #VDay #parade shown to public for first time pic.twitter.com/x347inlIZE — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) September 3, 2015 China will cut its troops by 300,000, said Chinese  President Xi Jinping on Thursda, while addressing the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of World War Two. As Chinese troops marched past the ...

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Hyderabad School Student Dies After Fight, Parents Shocked

It could have been any other such classroom fight in any school but in Hyderabad a private school student succumbed to head injury in a fight, highlighting the need to stem classroom violence. Police said Amir Siddiqui, a Class 10 student died of brain injury at a hospital on Wednesday morning after he was hit in head and shifted to ...

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Biodiversity below ground is equally important as above ground: Study

  Although most of the world’s biodiversity is below ground, surprisingly little is known about how it affects ecosystems or how it will be affected by climate change. A new study demonstrates that soil bacteria and the richness of animal species belowground play a key role in regulating a whole suite of ecosystem functions on Earth. The authors call for ...

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Giant ‘sea scorpion’ fossil discovered Undersea in Iowa

The fossil of a previously unknown species of ‘sea scorpion’, measuring over 1.5 meters long, has been discovered in Iowa, USA. Dating back 460 million years, it is the oldest known species of eurypterid (sea scorpion) – extinct monster-like predators that swam the seas in ancient times and are related to modern arachnids. The authors named the new species Pentecopterus ...

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IP Facilitation Centre at Lucknow for MSMEs Opened

To encourage and nurture innovative activities in the MSME sector, an IPR Facilitation Centre for MSMEs was inaugurated at Lucknow on Tuesday Dr. Anup K. Pujari, Secretary (MSME). Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Pujari emphasised the role of innovation in a competitive world and said that unless we take care to protect our intellactual properties like Copyright, Trademark and Geographical Indicator ...

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West Central Railway First to Eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings

The West-Central Railway, headquartered in Jabalpur, has become the first Railway Zone on Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings as of 31st August, 2015. Out of total 118 unmanned level crossings falling on West-Central Railways as on 1st April, 2014, 80 were eliminated in the financial year 2014-15 and the target of 66 and the remaining 38 have ...

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Quality Forests with 4 ‘I’s – Image, Innovation, Initiative, Interaction – Needed: Prakash Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on the 4 ‘I’s – Image, Innovation, Initiative and Interaction – to improve quality of forests. Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day Conference of all Principal Chief Conservators of Forests and Wildlife Wardens on Wednesday, Javadekar said that maintaining and improving the quality of forests is a ...

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Seahorse, Pupefish Dads Stand Out More Like Humans: Study

  Male seahorses are known to provide pouches to nurture embryos but now a new study has shown that they do play a significant role in post-natal care too. Seahrse males carry pregnancies as known already and the degree to which male seahorses nourish and protect their embryos in their brood pouch during the 24-day gestation period is remarkable, said ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Indrani or Kattappa: How They Baffle us?

When it comes to Indian bright minds, compassion and comparison have no bounds and the last one was from the historic film “Baahubali” when Kattappa killed his own master and the latest is why did Indrani kill her own daughter? While SS Rajamouli is secretly filming the residue of his next part of “Baahubali”, that is to showcase “Why Kattappa, ...

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Unaware of Camera, Indrani Blames Sanjeev, Driver in Lock-up

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Mumbai Police adopted a master-plan on Tuesday to extract more details about the Sheena Bora murder case as the accused were put in a room and without their knowledge, they were monitored by the cops via a CCTV camera. The whole planning was done by Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria and Joint CP (law and order) Deven Bharti as Indrani refused ...

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WATCH: Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s Birthday Special: Teaser of Sardaar Gabbar Singh Released

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Telugu film industry’s Power star Pawan Kalyan celebrates his birthday today and his fans are going crazy about it and they have put together a tribute for him called ‘Pawanism’. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqogpfAqlp8] His fans are performing various activities on the occassion of superstar’s birthday, people are performing archanas in temples for his well being to people wishing him all success ...

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WATCH: Google Reveals ‘Doodle’ Style New Logo

Google has seen a lot of changes over the past 17 years, from the range of products to the evolution of their look and feel. However, this doodle is not a special one-day change. This brand new logo is a permanent change. These changes were made because Google said in a blog-post that, people are interacting with Google product across ...

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Bharat Bandh: Private Schools to Remain Closed Tomorrow

In view of the Bharat Bandh called by trade unions on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, there is no official word on schools and colleges being closed though transport officials said many buses and autos may not ply in major cities. Owing to the law and order situation, many private schools and colleges have declared holiday in the country though government ...

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Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands

Union Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya has appealed trade unions, which have called for a nation-wide bandh tomorrow to reconsider their decision as the government is working on 9 of their 12 demands seriously. He has reiterated the government assurance to consult trade unions while taking Labour Law reforms. His earlier appeal was sent out on August 27. In his letter ...

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Bharat Bandh Update: BMTC Buses and Autos to go Off Road Tomorrow

Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and autos will remain off road from 6am to 10 pm tomorrow here as Central trade unions going ahead with one-day nationwide strike to protest against the labour reforms proposed by the government. Also read: Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands Bharat Bandh Tomorrow; Schools ...

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Exclusive! Bharat Bandh Update: Chhattisgarh Banks to Remain Closed

Due to nationwide strike, to protest against the labour reforms proposed by the government, the central trade unions have decided to go ahead with the bandh. Also read: Bharat Bandh Tomorrow; Schools and Colleges to Remain Open However, MF Monitor got an exclusive letter sent to State Bank of India’s official says that tomorrow the banks will remain be closed ...

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Bharat Bandh Tomorrow; Schools and Colleges to Remain Open

India will face yet another bandh on September 2 as Central trade unions going ahead with one-day nationwide strike to protest against the labour reforms proposed by the government. Also read: Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands Bharat Bandh Update: BMTC Buses and Autos to go Off Road Tomorrow Exclusive! ...

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