New Human Gut Organ Mesentery Found

A new human organ called mesentery that was previously thought to be part of the abdomen was found to be a fragmented structure made up of multiple separate parts by Irish scientists. Lead researcher J Calvin Coffey, professor at University of Limerick (Ireland), said the mesentery is an undivided structure. It is a fold of the peritoneum attached to the ...

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Karnataka Schools Closed to Mourn Minister’s Death

Following the death of Minister for Cooperation and Sugar H.S. Mahadeva Prasad, the state government declared a holiday on Tuesday but many schools were already opened, making it defunct. There was considerable confusion among the schools as the government declared holiday on Tuesday itself after finding the minister dead in a resort room near Chikkaballapur in the morning around 8:30 ...

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Karnataka Minister Dies of Heart Attack at Resort

Karnataka Cooperation and Sugar Industry Minister H.S. Mahadev Prasad, 58, died after suffering from a massive heart attack on Tuesday morning while staying at a resort near Koppa in Chikkamagaluru district. CM Siddaramaiah expressed shock and dismay and so is the opposition BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa. His dead body was found in the room in resort which was force-opened when ...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav Rushes to Lucknow; Reconciliation on Cards?

As Tuesday saw claims anc ounter claims of father and son duo for the party symbol cycle at the Election Commission office, father Mulayam Singh Yadav suddenly called his son and rushed to Lucknow by a special aircraft hinting at possible reconciliation. On Monday, Mulayam Singh Yadav met the Election Commission members and staked his claim for the party symbol ...

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PM’s Speech to 104th Session of the Indian Science Congress, Tirupati (Full Text)

Addressing scientists in the holy city of Tirupati, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said . The 104th session of The Indian Science Congress was opened on Tuesday in the campus of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on Tuesday focusing on theme “Science & Technology for National Development”. The PM also paid tributes to eminent scientist Dr. M.G.K. Menon who died on November ...

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Service Charge in Hotel Bill? No Need to Pay, Says Govt

The Department of Consumer Affairs has finally woken up to the consumer needs that it has asked the state governments to implement one of the most violated and not followed Act in the country – the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The Act clearly leaves the option of paying tip or service charge to the customer to pay or not. In ...

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Amitabh Bachchan to Act in Telugu Film with Balakrishna?

Amitabh Bachchan is busy until July 2017 but once he is free, Telugu film director Krishna Vamsi and famous actor Nandamuri Balakrishna are keen to rope him in their next film. Amitabh Bachchan is not new to Telugu film field as he made his Telugu debut with “Manam,” at the request of Akkineni Nagarjuna in a brief special appearance. But ...

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Akhilesh Yadav Changes UP Elecion Game – 3 Future Scenarios

As UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took over the split Samajwadi Party, expelling the family rivals and Amar Singh and making his father a Marga Darshak or a mentor of the party, the hazy situation over the future political scenario ended with the impending state assembly elections just three months away. The power seat in Uttar Pradesh matters most to ...

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Akhilesh Yadav Stages Soft Coup, Takes Over as Samajwadi Party Chief, Expels Amar Singh

In a swift change of events, Samajwadi Party is split in two with Akhilesh Yadav declared as party president at the national convention in Lucknow on Sunday, despite protests as “unconstitutional” by supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his camp. Soon after the development, SP leader Ramgopal Yadav said party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav will continue to be the “Marg Darshak” ...

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Indian Microfinance in 2016 – A Timeline

The year 2016 has been a mix of good news and bad news for the microfinance sector in India with impressive Ujjivan and Equitas IPOs and acquisitions but clouded in disarray over the demonetisation impact that triggered massive non-repayment of loans in uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Here is a chronology of all events in Microfinance sector in 2016:  Jan 6, ...

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How Spice Jet and Indigo Avoided Taxiing Accident in Fog?

The Airports Authority of India has issued an official communication in respect to the reports appeared in the media about the ground incident at IGI Airport on 27th December, 2016 in which near collision of taxiing Spice Jet was asked to move to Indigo stationary parking lot. The communication said: “Indigo Airlines flight No 6E-769’ from Lucknow to Delhi, after ...

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Centre Launches IVRS Platform on Call Drop

The telecom department has launched an Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) system in Delhi, Mumbai, Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Goa on 23rd December 2016 to elicit the opinion or views of citizens on call drops and said the IVRS system will be extended to the entire country very soon. It is part of the efforts undertaken by the Department ...

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Anil Baijal Replaces Jung as Delhi Lt Governor

The President has accepted the resignation of Najeeb Jung, as Lt. Governor of National Capital Territory of Delhi and appointed ex-bureaucrat Anil Baijal to be the next Lieutenant Governor of National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office, said a statement from the Home Ministry. As the CMD of Air India, he ...

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Agni 5 Successfully Test-Fired, What it Means?

Agni-5, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by DRDO on Monday at 1100hrs from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha, enabling deployment of nuclear weapons capability from a canister on a road mobile launcher. The full range test-flight of the missile has further boosted the indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence level of the country. All the Radars, ...

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Future Spacecraft Material Found, Resists 4,000 Degrees Celsius

In a path-breaking discovery ending the atmospheric challenges during escape and re-entry of space vehicles, hypersonic aircraft, supersonic aeroplanes, scientists from Imperial College London in the UK discovered that the metal hafnium carbide has a melting point that is the highest ever known that can withstand temperatures of nearly 4,000 degrees Celsius. This can prove a path-breaking discovery to manufacture ...

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Cyanogen Dead, Long Live Google Android!

Cyanogen, the original Operating Software and rival of Google Android which was installed in One Plus first series of phones has finally called it a day with the end of the year knocking. In a crypt statement, the Yanogen, the company for sales of Cyanogen said all services of CyanogenMod will cease by this year end. "As part of the ...

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900 Gas Cylinders Explode Near Bangalore

Last night two trucks of gas cylinders exploded near Chintamani village in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapura district, setting off an inferno that could not be doused off despite two fire engines strived for hours. Though no casualties were reported, one Bolero was also reportedly burnt in the worst accident that was attributed to a short circuit of battery in the night around ...

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PM’s Yearend ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Focuses on Cashless Payments, Awards

Coinciding with Christmas, PM Narendra Modi listed ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana’ for small buyers and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapaar Yojana’ for traders to encourage cashless payment economy. “To strengthen mobile banking and to inculcate the habit of making e-payments, the Government of India is launching from today encouragement schemes for consumers as well as traders. To encourage customers, the scheme is ‘Lucky ...

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