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Watch ‘Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu’ with Chiranjeevi – Review of Episode 1

Chiranjeevi to host Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu to be aired from February 13, 2017. (Photo: Star TV Network)

As announced, Star TV-owned MAA TV aired its opening grand episode of “Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu”, the Telugu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi on Monday with a participant locking in Rs.12.5 lakh, short of three crucial questions to get megaprize of Rs.1 crore. The opening episode clearly missed Ngarjuna, the host who has familiarized the show ...

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IIMs to Give Degrees, No Longer Mere PG Diplomas

The government has approved the Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Bill, 2017, under which the IIMs would be declared as Institutions of National Importance, enabling them to grant degrees to their students. Hitherto, have been granting diplomas only. The Bill also provides for complete autonomy to the Institutions, combined with adequate accountability and management of these Institutions would be Board driven, ...

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Venus Just Missed Hosting Life Like Earth?

If conditions had been just a little different an eon ago, there might be plentiful life on Venus and none on Earth, according to a hypothesis by Rice University scientists. The researchers maintain that minor evolutionary changes could have altered the fates of both Earth and Venus in ways that scientists may soon be able to model through observation of ...

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Birdwatch: How Chestnut-bellied Monarch Survives on Solomon Islands?

This image shows a typical Chestnut-bellied Monarch (left) vs. a melanic individual (right). CREDIT A. Uy

Animals living in islands tend to develop weird traits to acclamatize themselves with the environment over time, becoming big like Galapagos tortoises or small like extinct dwarf elephants or losing the ability to fly like the flightless parrots of New Zealand. But some animals have a tendency to develop “melanism” or, dark or black coloration, cites a new study. J. ...

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How probiotics benefit our gut to fight diseases?

A strain of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) gut bacteria that provides relief to intestinal problems, respiratory infections and some skin disorders works largely as a facilitator, by modifying the activity of other gut bacteria, researchers found. The researchers studied how LGG can help improve health and prevent disease.”This species of bacteria has a reputation for being really useful to humans,” ...

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IPL 2015 Just 9 Days Away: All 8 Teams and Players At a Glance

The Indian Premier League (IPL 2015) will get kick-started on April 9, 2015 leaving little time for the top players who returned from a 3-month-long tour to Australia for the Tri Series and later the World Cup 2015. Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders have met BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya to revoke the ban on spinner Sunil Narine, without whom they repent ...

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Major Changes in Rules Between 2011 and 2015 World Cup

By Arjun Prasad Cricket is an ever changing game. From the test format to the ever so popular T20 format, the game has changed for the good with the onus on ‘entertainment’. With this being said, there are slight changes you may tend to notice between the previous and current edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Here is a ...

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Windows 10 Launch: What to Expect Today?

Microsoft will unveil its official Windows 10 amid hue and cry from competitors over certain features but the event will finally spell-bound all as it spells a major shift from erstwhile PC-centric computing to both PC and mobile-compliant versions. Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters will be watched not only by enterprise customers but also numerous mobile makers all over the world for ...

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Canada Immigration: New ‘Express Entry’ to Ease Professionals’ Woes Now?

Canada has kicked off a new immigration system that will ease the entry of young migrants with high professional qualifications, replacing the failed temporary work permit or immigration system that was in effect throughout 2014. The “Express Entry” system was established on Jan 1, giving priority to those people who already have job offers in the country as a direct consequence ...

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New US immigration system benefits Indians, says upbeat Nasscom

The Indian IT industry’s representative body Nasscom Friday lauded the new US immigration system announced by its President Barack Obama earlier in the day and termed it beneficial to Indians living in North America. “Obama’s executive action on fixing America’s broken immigration system will positively impact Indian residents and skilled workers in the US,” National Association of Software and Software ...

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Fukushima nuclear accident: Effects now visible in butterflies, humans next?

The accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in japan following the March 12, 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a massive release of radioactive materials to the environment that butterflies have shown symptoms of mutation and malformation, sending signals that the local human population may have to face the impact. A research team has shown that the accident caused physiological ...

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