GST Bill Passed Finally; Here’s How it Works?

Now that Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the GST Bill, following are the answers to various frequently asked questions relating to GST: Question 1.What is GST? How does it work? Answer: GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market. GST is a single tax on the supply of goods and services, right ...

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Israeli Experts Develop Robot That Can Swim, Crawl and Climb (VIDEO)

For over 90 years, researchers all ver the world have been trying to develop a wave movement-based system and finally Israeli scientists from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev succeeded in developing one that is unique, energy efficient and scalable. The first Single Actuator Wave-like Robot (SAW) that produces a pure wave motion using a single motor has been developed for ...

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Sudden Death in Epilepsy Patients Linked to Calcium Leak

Epilepsy is an extremely common disorder affecting people of all ages, from infants through teenagers to older adults. One of the most mysterious things about this disorder is that about 6 percent of the people with epilepsy have an unusually high incidence of sudden unexpected death. In a paper published today on theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers ...

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Google Launches Massive Rio Olympics Search on Go

As Rio Olympics opens up to the world next week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where thousands of athletes will come together to represent the strength and pride of their home countries, Google has brought up its unique products range offering to help people around the world stay up-to-date with the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The search includes: –Discover the ...

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NASA to Re-Activate Science Instruments on Juno Today to Capture Jupiter Closest Ever

NASA spacecraft Juno reached ‘Apojove’, the farthest point in Jupiter’s orbit after travelling for over five years on Sunday and began a frefall bowing to Jupiter’s gravitational force, expected to reach about 2,600 miles above the planet by the end of August. Now that the Juno mission is there, NASA’s Scott Bolton, Juno’s Principal Investigator at the Southwest Research Institute ...

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RBI Opens On-Tap Bank Licence With Many Riders

The Reserve of Bank of India has announced new guidelines for the so-called on-tap bank licensing, which means those eligible can apply any time without waiting for the open window system followed earlier. This is the third round of RBI’s initiative to rope in NBFCs, most of them microfinance institutions, to enter the mainstream banking arena in view of the ...

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‘Bahubali 2’ Remains Rajjat Bharjatya Last Wish

  Congratulations @ssrajamouli sir for the National Award. #Bahubali has taken Indian cinema to a different scale. Waiting for the conclusion! — Rajjat A Barjatya (@RajjatBarjatya) May 4, 2016 In his five last tweets in the first week of May, Rajjat A Barjatya ‏@RajjatBarjatya tweeted congratulating “Bahubali” director S.S. Rajamouli for the National Award. He stated that he was waiting ...

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Fried Food Affects Brain, Results in Obesity: Study

Fried food or fat intake causes inflammation that impedes brain to control hunger and in turn fueling obesity, said a new study. The main problem for people is to control how much they eat, when to stop and what type of food to eat, which turn to obesity, said researchers from University of Naples Federico II in Italy. The study ...

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Apple Upbeat as Billionth iPhone Sold

At an employee meeting in Cupertino this morning, CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple sold the billionth iPhone on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. “Last week we passed another major milestone when we sold the billionth iPhone. We never set out to make the most, but we’ve always set out to make the best products that make a difference. Thank you ...

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Arthritis: 3-D Hip Joint Ball Developed from Stem Cells Successfully

To treat arthritis in hips that requires extensive surgery to replace them, scientists have programmed stem stells to grow new cartilage on a 3-D template shaped like the hip joint ball. Further, they have activated the new cartilage to fend off return of arthritis by releasing anti-inflammatory molecules from the new cartilage. Developed by Washington University School of Medicine in ...

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New Brain Mapping to Help in Autism, Schizophrenia, Dementia, Epilepsy

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a new map of the landscape of the cerebral cortex – the outermost layer of the brain and the dominant structure involved in sensory perception and attention, as well as distinctly human functions such as language, tool use and abstract thinking. With the features of a typical brain ...

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Indian Origin Scientist Develops New Filter to Make Dirty Water Drinkable Using Sunlight

An Indian origin scientist and his team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have developed a material that can filter out dirt in water with "Veritable wonder material" graphene oxide sheets, using sunlight without any battery. The graphene oxide sheet is a good conductor of heat and electricity that can work wonders to treat dirty and contaminated water, ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow

  The striking bus unions called off the protest after the Karnataka State government rescinded on its stand and agreed to a pay hike of 12.5% instead of 10%. However, Thursday also coincides with the Bandh call given over Mahadayi project case that was lost in courts by Karnataka. “The strike has been called off, we have agreed to 12.5%,” ...

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BMTC Bus Strike: Many Schools to Open Tomorrow

As Karnataka is beset with transport strike for over three days with no signs of relief, many schools have decided to go ahead and open on Thursday. Even the deputy commissioners who issue holiday have decided to let schools open and see the situation. [FLASH: Bus strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow] To begin with many Bangalore schools with their ...

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Cockroach Gut Milk the Future of Food Supplement?

Ten years ago when Nathan Coussens, a young researcher at Iowa noticed shiny crystals spilling out of a roach’s gut, he was shocked an dhis fellow researcher dismissed them as organic salt crystals commonly found in the gut of insects, birds and reptiles. But Coussens didn’t stop there and his persistence proved that they were indeed milk protein. The roach ...

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BMTC Strike Not Called Off, Some Schools Opt for Holiday, Others to Open

The ongoing BMTC, KSRTC and other RTC unions continuing their two-day strike into an indefinite strike, the government tried to push the trainees and mechanical engineers to run some skeletal bus service with no relief for commuters. Many schools have taken pre-emptive action declaring a third day holiday on Wednesday too. While many office-goers are given the option to work ...

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