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Rajinikanth-Starrer ‘Kabali’ Box Office Collections Touch Rs.100 Crore in 2 Days

Despite bad reviews, Rajinikanth-starrer “Kabali” has made a whopping box office collections of Rs.100 crore wordwide in just 2 days of its release in 12,000 screens. On Day 1, the record collections were mindboggling at Rs.48 crore, crossing even Salman Khan’s “Sultan” collections. In US, its premier box office earnings crossed even “Bahubali” collections, said early reports. Distributor Rajesh Thadani ...

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‘Smart Diaper’ to Alert You Via SMS When Soiled

Recently news of smartphones soon being able to detect diabetes and pregnancy surfaced the world. It was a fascinating discovery of how sensors in smartphones can detect bodily fluids to inform of diabetes or pregnancy. But if you got intimidated by this finding then hold your breath as Singaporean scientists have made an interesting discovery too. A research team from ...

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Chinese Hackers Spying on India, Nepal, Others Since 2005, Reveals IT Security Firm FireEye

FireEye, a California-based IT security agency on advanced cyber attacks, released its latest intelligence report that said China government’s cyber espionage program transcended Himalays to Nepal, India and even Vietnam in Southeast Asia. Titled “APT 30 and the Mechanics of a Long-Running Cyber Espionage Operation”, the report on advanced persistent threat (APT) group said hackers, most likely sponsored by the ...

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Lee Kuan Yew is Dead, Long Live Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to Lee Kuan Yew, first prime minister of Singapore, who died after a prolonged battle with pneumonia. Calling him a “far-sighted statesman” and a “lion among leaders”, Modi said Lee’s life “teaches valuable lessons to everyone”.”News of his demise is saddening,” Modi tweeted. “In this hour of bereavement, our prayers are with Lee ...

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Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew, 91, in ICU, Condition Serious

Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill in the intensive care unit (ICU), the prime minister’s office (PMO) said on Thursday. Lee (91) was the first prime minister of Singapore from 1965 to 1990, heading the island-country for 35 years. One of the most influential political figures in Asia, he is widely recognised as the founding father ...

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Singapore Researchers Develop New Antibody to Flu, Pneumonia

Scientists from NTU Singapore have developed an antibody which boosts the survival chances for patients suffering from influenza and pneumonia and now working on developing a diagnostic kit to accurately track the recovery. The patent-pending antibody has been given in license to two biotech multi-national corporations, Abcam based in the United Kingdom and Adipogen International based in the United States. This new ...

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Dengue Diagnosis with Saliva Possible in 20 Minutes Now, Arrkay Inc. to Sell Test Kits Soon

Singapore researchers were able to develop a paper test to test dengue in 20 minutes, reducing the time taken and the pain of a needle to extract blood sample for the traditional test. The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of Singapore has developed the paper-based disposable device that can detect dengue-specific antibodies from saliva within 20 minutes. Professor Jackie ...

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All Set for Miss Universe Pageant; Where to Watch Live? Live Streaming Information; Top 5 Predictions

The Miss Universe beauty pageant will see all the 88 contestants vying for the top honour of being crowned Miss Universe 2014 in few minutes from now at Florida International University, Miami-Doral in Florida. The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant will see outgoing Miss Univese Gabriela Isler from Venezuela, the third winner from the country in the last six years ...

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Missing AirAsia ‘Likely to be at Bottom of Sea’; More Countries to Join Search

The AirAsia QZ8501 Flight from Indonesia to Singapore, which has disappeared with 162 passengers onboard on Sunday, has crashed and is expected to be at the bottom of the sea, said Bambang Soelistyo, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief. According to the report from IANS, Soelistyo said on Monday, “We assume the missing jet to be at the bottom of ...

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Xiaomi to Meet Indian Officials on Shifting Servers from China, to Address SecurityConcerns

Following an Indian Air Force (IAF) advisory to its personnel against using Chinese ‘Xiaomi Redmi 1s’ phones, the smartphone maker said it would meet IAF officials and Indian authorities to impress on the issue of shifting servers from China to US, Singapore immediately and set up gradually in India itself. Earlier, the IAF asked its personnel and their families to ...

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