Why diesel vehicles are more harmful than petrol vehicles?

Researchers have found new evidence to show how exhaust from diesel engines affects nerves within our lungs and cause pulmonary problems. “Our results indicate that our reliance on fossil fuels, and particularly diesel, could have a detrimental effect on our health, supporting the idea that we should be looking towards alternative fuel sources,” said Ryan Robinson, one of the researchers, ...

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Gabbar is Back: Shruti Haasan Rushes to Mumbai for Song Record in 1 Hour

Chennai, March 16 (IANS) After lending her voice to two successful songs — “Joganiyan” and “Sannata” — this year, Shruti Haasan has sung a song picturised on herself for her film “Gabbar Is Back”. What’s more incredible is that she recorded the song in one hour without any break. “Shruti was shooting in the village of Pollachi for one of ...

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NASA Releases New Software Application to Find Asteroids by Space Enthusiasts

NASA’s new software Asteroid Data Hunter will now help amateur astronomers took at sky and spot new asteroids easily and get confirmation from NASA too. Besides they can spot approaching asteroid towards Earth. The desktop software application was developed jointly by Planetary Resources Inc of Redmond, Washington, D.C. and NASA. It has a 15% better and easier detection capability to ...

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ISRO Fixes Glitch, to Mount Satellite on PSLV-27 This week, Launch in March End

The glitch in India’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1D that delayed its launch necessitating dismounting of the satellite from the launch vehicle at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, has been fixed. The Indian space agency is now planning to mount the load back on the PSLV-27 on March 19 and go for pre-launch procedure again. “The new transmitter is ...

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Micromax Plans Next Generation Yu Phone ‘Caesar’ with Android Lollipop, Takes Shot at Xiaomi Mi Phones

Micromax, which has hijacked Cyanogen from One Plus in India and launched its Yu Yureka handset with Android Kitkat coupled with auto updates from Cyanogen, is now taking an ugly shot at Xiaomi, another Chinese phone maker who has created ripples in the Indian mobile phone market with its flash sale saga on Flipkart. Micromax has revealed on its Facebook ...

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Walking, Exercise Helps Elderly to Keep Motor Activity in Tact: Study

For the elderly people, even mild exercises like morning walks and yoga would protect them from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement and balancing abilities. Many older people have small areas of damage in their brains seen on magnetic resonance imaging as white matter hyperintensities and higher levels of such damage have been ...

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Bengal swine flu death count now 20

With one more person succumbing to swine flu on Sunday, the death count from the disease rose to 20 in West Bengal since January, a senior health official said. "The victim, in his 60s, passed away at a hospital in neighbouring Howrah," said Health Secretary Malay Dey. He said the patient was on ventilator support for some time. He said ...

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‘Titanic’ Star Winslet Turns 40

Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) “Titanic” star Kate Winslet, who will turn 40 this year, says she is gracefully looking forward to a new chapter in her life. Winslet, who will celebrate her birthday on October 5, laughs off the notion that she still looks as young as ever and says the idea of ageing hardly bothers her, reports people.com. ...

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