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Ramzan 2017: Why, How, and When Eid Uul-Fitr Celebrated?

Ramzan, the major Muslim festival begins on Friday, May 26, 2017 and Eid-ul-fitr will fall on June 24, 2017, marking the  completion of the holy Ramzan month (Islamic month of Shawwal) throughout which Muslims observe fasting. The date for Eid al-Fitr, the first day of the month that follows Ramadan, is determined based upon the sighting of the new moon, ...

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What’s in Parrot’s Tiny Brain That Makes Them Imitate Human Speech?

Parrots, which are close to humans in learning vocals and imitate sounds than any other species, a new study has found that parrot’s tiny brain is structured differently than the brains of songbirds and hummingbirds, which also exhibit vocal learning. Mukta Chakraborty, a postdoc in the Jarvis lab, led a project that used the activity of some of the specialized ...

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CBSE Class 10 Results Delayed to May 27

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) delayed the Class 10 results 2015 to May 27 owing to some apparent technical glitches, disappointing many students and parents alike. Unconfirmed reports from sources say the results will be published on May 27. Once they are uploaded, students can check their result with their roll number and also download the marks sheet. ...

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Facebook ‘Instant Articles’ raises eyebrows of top news outfits but makes others smile

Facebook has unveiled its new news feature “Instant Articles”, where reports under news feed will provide a quick glance at news fast and trending. Michael Reckhow, Product Manager of Facebook, said, “Today we’re excited to introduce Instant Articles, a fast and interactive experience for reading articles in News Feed.” Instant Articles are fast in loading almost ten times faster than ...

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Tetanus shot may boost brain cancer survival : Study

Adding a simple tetanus shot to another vaccine treatment for a lethal form of brain cancer dramatically extends patients’ survival, finds a study. Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute found that three of six patients with glioblastoma – a brain tumour with a very poor prognosis – lived years longer than expected after receiving a tetanus shot. The injection was ...

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Curiosity Rover Hit by Short-Circuit on Mars Telegraph Peak, NASA Halts its Work for Now

Curiosity rover engaged in drilling the surface of the Mars for minerals and methane gas traces has encountered a typical earth-like problem that is shor-circuit, forcing NASA engineers to halt its work temporarily. The engineers said they are analyzing the nature of the transient short circuit, which the vehicle followed as per the program and halted its arm to drill the ...

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Lenovo Wakes Up, Releases Tool to Remove Adware Superfish on Laptops

Amid growing complaints and bad reporting, Chinese PC maker Lenovo on Friday released a tool to remove the dangerous Superfish adware that come pre-installed in Lenovo laptops. The revelation came from Errata, a security researcher that showed how the adware could be used by hackers to get details of your personal banking details. To download the Lenovo Superfish removal tool, ...

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Potential ‘killer blow’ hit king Richard III, reveals study

New evidence has revealed for the first time the potential “killer blow” that claimed the life of king Richard III of England. A researcher from the University of Leicester in Britain has released the key sequence, showing the dramatic injury to the base of the skull as well as the inside of the top of the skull. It is among ...

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How Players Celebrate Birthday During World Cup?

The world’s most recognised song ‘Happy Birthday to You’ will be an integral part of the cricket World Cup too, starting Saturday. As many as 25 players will celebrate their birthday during the one-and-half-month-long tournament. Cricket’s biggest extravaganza, which has roped in all the star players from 14 top sides, may well be the stage for all or some of ...

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How Comets are formed? Just like deep-fried ice cream, says Indian-origin NASA scientist

A NASA’s Indian origin scientist has used an icebox-like instrument nicknamed ‘Himalaya’ to show how fluffy ice on the surface of a comet would crystallise and harden as the comet heads toward the Sun and warms up. As the water-ice crystals form, becoming denser and more ordered, other molecules containing carbon would be thrown up to the comet’s surface, resulting in ...

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Coconut oil coupled with exercise reduces high Blood Pressure

Brazil researchers have found that a daily intake of coconut oil and exercising daily would help bring down blood pressure or hypertension to its normal levels. The researchers have attributed the results to the reduction in baroreflex sensitivity and in oxidative stress in the serum, heart and aorta, which are key factors in regulating blood pressure. “The possibility of using ...

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60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said. “Eight percent of the Austrian population suffers from diabetes but only two-thirds know they have it,” Xinhua news agency quoted Vienna General Hospital’s Thomas Stulnig as saying in a press conference Tuesday. He added that late diagnosis ...

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Rosetta mission data reveals how comets evolve

A team of researchers has unveiled closest-ever details about the evolution of a comet that was in headlines last year when the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission helped its Philae lander touch down on the surface of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (C-G). The study helps scientists better understand how comets form in the first place, how their surfaces evolve over time and how ...

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How Nuts Help Gain Super Health?

A study involving 14,386 young adults has found that the consumption of tree nuts at the rate of at least 44 grams per day begets better nutrient supplements in the diet and better diet quality for the body. These tree nuts are almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. “Consumption of tree nuts should be ...

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What do we Inherit From Parents? Retro-Viruses that make us smarter!

Millions of years old inherited viruses actually play an important role in making the human brain dynamic and multifaceted in its functions, says a study. These endogenous retroviruses that constitute around five percent of our DNA were earlier thought to be just a side-effect of our evolutionary journey. Retroviruses seem to play a central role in the basic functions of ...

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Process of rotavirus causing infection in kids found

Researchers from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the University of Melbourne have unveiled how a virus that kills up to half a million children each year, called Rotavirus works. Rotavirus is considered the most important cause of severe diarrhoea in children, with all being infected by the time they reach the age of five. A paper published in the international ...

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