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India elected to 4 international bodies at UN

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has elected India by acclamation to four international bodies recognizing its growing global contributions and influence. The elections Wednesday cap India’s reelection to the influential UN Human Rights Council in October and the General Assembly unanimously endorsing in December New Delhi’s proposal for an International Yoga Day. “India’s election by acclamation is an ...

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5 genetic links influence size of brain structures: study

 Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures in the human brain after analysing genetic data and MRI reports from 30,717 reports. Nearly 300 researchers studied the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans from 30,717 individuals from around the world to evaluate genetic data from seven subcortical brain regions and intracranial volume from the scans, in a ...

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151st Birth Anniversary: ‘Share Quotes and Thoughts of Swami Vivekananda,’ Urges PM Modi

On the 151st birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to the prolific thinker and urges the youth to share quotes and thoughts of the latter. On Monday, through his micro blogging site, Modi has tweeted in reverence of Swami Vivekananda. Mentioning him as a personal inspiration, Modi has tweeted that the thoughts and ...

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The Influence of Human Speech on Babies

A recent research conducted in US revealed that talking to one’s babies could help them to strengthen their capabilities to learn and succeed in life later. Northwestern University psychologist Sandra Waxman, who was also involved in the research, said, “Infants as young as two or three months of age not only love to listen to speech, but they learn about ...

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How influential is US First Lady Michelle Obama?

According to a new survey by Razoo.com, when it comes to charity, she is the top pick among Americans. The survey finds that Americans are 12 times more likely to donate to First Lady Michelle Obama’s charities over causes endorsed by major entertainment celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. Americans are twelve times more likely ...

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