Ravi Teja’s New Film ‘Raja The Great’ Shooting Kicks Off

Telugu actor Ravi Teja and Supreme director Anil Ravipudi’s next, ‘Raja The Great’ was launched at a ceremony in Hyderabad on Monday morning. The film which is being produced by Sri Venkateshwara Creations banner by Sirish and being presented by Dil Raju, is a complete entertainer in the offing. The film that has the tagline “Welcome To My World” had ...

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Chandrayaan II to Test Object Landing on Moon: ISRO Chief

ISRO is planning to land a robot landrover on the Moon in a controlled manner, revealed the space agency Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar in his inteaction with students on Sunday. “We are planning Chandrayaan II, which will include a lander. Chandrayaan II will have an object that will descend on the surface of the moon in a controlled manner,” he ...

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Post-Campaign, Arvind Kejriwal to be Rushed to Bengaluru for Diabetes Treatment Again

For the fourth time since he became Delhi Chief Minister, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal is being rushed to Bengaluru on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, immediately after the conclusion of campaign for Punjab and Goa where the Aam Aadmi Party has been contesting elections. The hectic and high-pitched campaign has apparently left the Delhi CM with high blood sugar levels requiring insulin ...

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Eat Grapes for 6 Months to Increase Memory, Avert Alzheimer’s, Says Study

Eating handful of grapes twice a day continuously for six months at a stretch has increased the brain metabolism and protected against significant metabolic decline in Alzheimer-related areas of the brain, said a study. Eating grape-enriched diet also increased brain metabolism in other parts of brain pertaining to attention, working memory significantly compared to those on the non-grape diet. “The ...

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FLASH: Sasikala to Become Tamil Nadu CM, Panneerselavam Quits

In what was already expected, AIADMK’s Chinnamma Sasikala Natarajan on Sunday decided become the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister filling the void created by the death of J. Jayalalithaa in December. DMK chief Stalin said the decision was not in true spirit of the poll outcome last year that went in favour of AIADMK led by J.Jayalalithaa and not Sasikala. “People of ...

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World’s Tiniest MicroHammer Developed to Study Brain Cells During Accident

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Researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara in the US have built what they called a MicroHammer, the world’s tiniest hammer to measure brain cells undergo change during traumatic injuries after accidents or due to diseases like Alzheimer’s. When head injuries take place, crack, accompanied by shock and swelling or a minor bump or visible scrape on the outside of ...

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Meet Chaitanya Karamchedu, Indian Boy Whose Sea Water Purification Raised Many Eyebrows

What started as just a highschool science experiment has turned Indian American student Chaitanya Karamchedu’s has potential to revolutionize the need to turn salt water into pure drinkable fresh water. The project’s commercially viable fortunes have made many firms queue for it already. Chaitanya from Portland, Oregon in the US, is a senior student at Jesuit High School is aware ...

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Mysterious Muzaffarpur Deaths Linked to Toxic Litchi Fruit Eaten on Empty Stomach: Study

Muzaffarpur was aghast for years with an unkown disease which was caused by unripe litchi fruit swallowed by children and adults on empty stomach, said a report published by India’s National Center for Disease Control and the India office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Eaten by malnourished children the harmless fruit caused death. Identified as ...

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Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2016 Results Announced

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On the basis of the written results of the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2016 held by the Union Public Service Commission in November, 2016, (12-11-2016 to 23-11-2016), the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for Personality Test. Click here for full list The candidature of these candidates is provisional subject to their being found eligible in all ...

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Over-weight Couple Face Prospect of Late Pregnancy, Finds Indian-Origin UK Scientist

Couple who are over-weight or obese face the prospect of delayed pregnancy which is on an average half time more than what non-obese couple achieve, said a study by Dr. Rajeshwari Sundaram, a senior researcher in the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Considering body composition and ...

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After IPOs, Acquisitions Dominate Microfinance Sector

Amid rumours of IndusInd Bank acquiring Bharat Financial or former SKS Microfinance, which was the first to go IPO route to successfully raise funds, markets are set to turn their attention to the lucrative market segment again. Private Banks have increasingly turned their attention to microfinance institutions as the IPO route has clearly indicated their potential not only as junior ...

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Indian Health Ministry Notifies Medical Devices Rules, 2017

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has notified Medical Devices Rules, 2017, framed in conformity with Global Harmonisation Task Force (GHTF) framework and conform to best international practices. Only 15 categories of medical devices are, at present, regulated as drugs and to that extent, the current regulatory practices in India were not fully geared to meet the requirements of ...

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Nuclear Plant at Kavali in AP to Go Ahead as Planned: Minister

The planned nuclear plant near Kavali in Andhra Pradesh to be set up in cooperation with Russia is going as per the plan despite some opposition from the local groups, said Minister. Union Minister of State in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, said on Thursday said the Site Selection Committee ...

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Microfinance Industry Upset with NO Waiver of Service Charges in Budget

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The Budget 2017 has received a mixed reaction from the microfinance industry that was worst-hit due to demonetisation. Though the budget was mainly rural-centric with several schemes and infrastructure for the villages, it has failed to address the long-standing demand to waive off the service charges for the MFIs as they serve the bottom of the pyramid and poor borrowers, said ...

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India Ranks 3rd with $11 Bln in Money Transfers From US: Report

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India has been ranked in the third top spot for remittances, receiving a total of $11.75 billion from friends, family and businesses in 2015, while Mexico was on top with $25.68 billion, followed by China with $16.23 billion in the second position, said a new study by personal finance comparison website finder.com. Based on the World Bank data of remittances ...

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Budget 2017 Unveils Several Other Tax Incentives

Presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today, the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Mr Arun Jaitley said that the income tax for smaller companies with annual turnover upto Rs. 50 crore is reduced to 25% in order to make MSME companies migrate to company format. As per data of Assessment Year 2015-16, there are 6.94 lakh companies ...

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National Testing Agency for All Entrance Examinations

Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley, while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today, said that the Government proposes to establish a National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions. This would free CBSE, AICTE and other premier institutions from these administrative responsibilities so that they can ...

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