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Smoking in pregnancy alters baby’s DNA, organs: study

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of the unborn baby or foetus so much that it may predispose them to lifelong health conditions, said new research sending another shockwave across the world. Changes in the chemical structure of the baby’s DNA can be detected from as early as 12 weeks into pregnancy, said the research adding significant weight ...

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2015 will be year of change for me, says Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has turned producer this year, says in the New Year she will enter into more interesting ventures. “Next year I am entering into some new interesting ventures… when it comes to my music, when it comes to my company and a few things that I am doing. So, I think for me 2015 will be a ...

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India-Australia-England Tri-series’ Schedule Changed, New Fixtures Announced

Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday revised the schedule for the One-Day International (ODI) tri-Series involving India, Australia and England. The series opener Jan 16 will now be played between the hosts and the English instead of the Indians at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The earlier scheduled match that was to throw open the series between Australia and India will now ...

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Indian Women Slowy Taking to Wine as New Trend

Krithika Iyer, 32, lives in Bangalore and is a human resource consultant with a multinational. She comes from a conservative family, well versed in Carnatic music and other spiritual and cultural facets that come with her upbringing. But that doesn’t hold Iyer back from stepping out of her plush Brigade Gateway apartment on a lazy Saturday noon and head for ...

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e-Commerce to Revolutionize India, says Minister But What About Fraud?

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said he perceives e-commerce as an extension which is surely pave way for the new India or Digital India, but the case of BIGSOP.COM using ICICI payment gateway and cheating scores of people in Bangalore, the tech capital of India should not miss the public attention. “The dream of witnessing a ...

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India Changes Mars Orbiter Track to Avoid Comet Siding Spring

Indian space agency ISRO has repositioned its Mars Orbiter (MOM) to avoid collision with the fast approaching Comet Siding Spring that is likely to fly by the red planet, said a senior official on Thursday. "We have repositioned the Mars Orbiter, as the Comet Siding Spring is expected to be close to the Mars on Oct 19," A.S.Kiran Kumar, director, ...

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Vatican Relents, Ends Opposition to gays or LGBT Community

Deaprting from its centuries-old opposition to gays or LGBT community, the Vatican City has relented and said it would “welcome persons who have homosexual orientation”. Monsignor Bruno Forte, Special Secretary of the General Assembly of the Synod of the Bishops at the Vatican City, being held from October 5, said “Homosexuals have gifts and qualities to offer to the Christian ...

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Corruption stalks India’s 65th Independence Day

India’s 65th celebrations of Independence marked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi, with corruption topping his focus on one side and social activist Anna Hazare embarking on fast unto death on the other.

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