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World Turns Tumble as WhatsApp Down for 2nd Time This Month

  From Malaysia to Britian to Netherlands, instant messaging app WhatsApp users were up in arms when the social connecting website was down briefly on Wednesday but this is the second time the Facebook-owned social media site is down this month. The outage was noticed around 9.30 pm IST on May 17, 2017 and the last time WhatsApp was down ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro Status: Stand-Alone Stations in Jaya Nagar, JP Nagar Await Elusive Connection

Namma Metro

It is ironic but the fully-built Bangalore Metro stations in North-South Corridor by Namma Metro are delayed beyond the schedule as usual. The residents and travellers in these roads have patiently took it on their stride to circumvent the millions of road-blocks and delays for the last five years but still they have to wait for few more months before ...

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World Diabetes Day: Most Europeans Not Sure How to Tackle Diabetes, Says study

Despite greater access to health information, new research found that many Europeans were confused about diet and lifestyle changes related to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, revealed 2015 research, conducted by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC). In a survey of over 2,800 European adults across the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands and Finland to ...

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Microsoft and Google to Dismiss Patent Battles

Microsoft and Google have agreed to dismiss their entire pending patent lawsuit against each other. There were about 20 different lawsuits in Germany and the United States involving issues as varied as mobile phones, wireless networking, video decoding and other technologies, reported by The New York Times Also, cases included Motorola Mobility (the smartphone maker that Google sold last year ...

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Scientists Find Rare Giant Dinosaur Tracks

German scientists have found an unusual long trails of footprints of dinosaurs, which they think could be around 140 million years old, it measures four feet across and are about 40-45 centimeters into the ground which is suggesting that the dinosaur would have weighed between 25-30 tonnes. This measurement suggests that the giant dinosaur must be Sauropod, or long necked ...

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Here’s why breast cancers can become drug resistant

As the case in most cancer cases, breast cancer can also be prevented if detected at an early stage. However, in majority of breast cancer cases developing resistance to drug is nearly inevitable after a certain point of time. Now, a new study by German scientists has shown why it might be so. HER2 membrane is the key element in ...

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Casual dental checkup left him with just 90-minute memory forever

March 14, 2005 was a normal day for William who was scheduled to visit his dentist for a root canal surgery after hitting the gym in the morning and going to office. A member of the British Armed Forces at that time, he returned to Germany only the previous night after attending his grandfather’s funeral. However, something unusual happened while ...

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Wimbledon 2015: Another year, another setback as Rafael Nadal crashes out on second round

Unlike Rafael Nadal’s shocking 10th seed in this year’s Wimbledon pretty much everything was expected – including his second round defeat to Germany’s Dustin Brown on Thursday. Rafa (as Nadal is known to his fans) has been having one of the worst years of his decade-long career with just one title in Stuttgart, ironically a grass-court tournament where he defeated ...

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Steffi Graf: The new ambassador for Ayurveda Tourism in Kerala

Former world number 1, Steffi Graf registers herself for a new role as Kerala government gives their nod to the state’s tourism department to sign the German as the global ambassador for Kerala Ayurveda. After meeting on Wednesday, the state cabinet decided to appoint the 46-year-old as the new ambassador of Kerala Ayurveda in an attempt to promote the state’s ...

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Star Sports and DFL unite, Bundesliga to be aired for next 5 seasons

Star Sports Network – the premium group to broadcast sports events in India and its sub continents has taken a big leap by buying rights to broadcast live from the Bundesliga (German Football League) for five consecutive seasons. Cricket might be the most popular sport in India, but no one can push aside the crazy football fans of the country. ...

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Tapan Mishra Steps Into the Shoe of A.S. Kiran Kumar as ISRO application centre chief

Senior ISRO scientist Tapan Mishra moved into the post of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad as its chief A.S. Kiran Kumar moved to Bangalore to head the nation’s space agency ISRO. Born in 1961 in Raigada, Orissa, Mishra graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta in 1984 as J C Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholar. ...

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India to Make German Homeopathic Remedies

The experts from Germany has declared on Tuesday that they will now share the secrets behind German Homeopathic remedies to Indian experts to facilitate their production in the country with indigenous resources. The German formulae of homeopathy medicines for disorders, including digestive and sleep disorders and cold and flu will be learned by Indian naturopaths. According to the Managing Director ...

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Flick: Lahm role stays despite injuries

Germany’s goal-scoring defender Mats Hummels is doubtful for their second FIFA World Cup™ match on Saturday against Ghana, assistant coach Hans-Dieter ‘Hansi’ Flick said Wednesday. Hummels headed Germany’s second goal in Monday’s 4-0 thrashing of Portugal in Salvador before having to be helped off with deep bruising to his right thigh. The Borussia Dortmund centre-back now faces a race against ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro chugs out to ease city’s traffic, pollution

Bangalore’s Namma Metro transit rail network took off on Thursday after a 10-year wait, with cheering Bangaloreans welcoming the new addition to their fast-driven lives. Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath inaugurated flagged off the service on Thursday morning while it will be thrown open to public from 4 pm. Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ...

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Germany, EU demand Iran to free pastor Nadarkhani

Germany, one of the few countries with diplomatic ties with Iran, has asked Iran to stay the execution of a pastor who refused to re-convert to Islam. German diplomat Boris Ruge has summoned the Iranian charge d’affaires in Berlin on Thursday and demanded the death penalty on Youssef Nadarkhani be lifted and he should be freed. “In light of the ...

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