Tag Archives: Success

Raichur Born Rajamouli Donates Rs.6 Lakh

Though a Telugu director, few knew that Director SS Rajamouli was born in Raichur, part of Karnataka, though his native place is Kovvur in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Now that his film “Baahubali: The Conclusion” has made tremendous success, Rajamouli visited a Ballari theatre where he watched the film and later donated Rs 6 lakh to Ballari Deputy ...

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Peanut Allergy? Oral Immunotherapy Safe, Effective, says Study

For peanut allergy, oral immunotherapy (OIT) is safe and equally effective as it suppresses allergic immune responses to peanut in children, said a study. The OIT treatment of peanut allergy consists of eating small amount of peanut protein daily and increasing it gradually. As some studies have already shown that peanut OIT in older children can provide protection against potentially ...

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How ISRO Achieved Milestones? Ex-Chief Ponders 18-hour Workdays

Scientists at Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had put in 18-hour workdays ahead of the historic space launches such as Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan, the unprecedented breakthroughs, said K. Radhakrishnan, former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), while addressing the students at the IIT Bombay Techfest on Saturday. Describing ISRO efforts as role-model for other space missions elsewhere in ...

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‘Dil Dadakne Do’ Preview, Storyline, Celeb Tweets, Box Office Estimates

Zoya Akhtar’s much awaited movie ‘Dil Dhadakne do’ is all set to release worldwide tomorrow, Friday June 5, 2015 with top stars Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Shefali Shah and Rahul Bose already on a whirlwind tour for the last one month. Produced by Ritesh Sidwani and Farhan Akhtar, the movie is a comedy interwoven around a ...

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PM Modi, President Congratulate ISRO for IRNSS-1D Launch

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Indian scientists on the successful launch of the country’s fourth navigation satellite, making India proud by joining the rare club of five nations with their own GPS system. In his message to ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar, President Mukherjee said: “My heartiest congratulations to you and your entire team at ...

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New World Record in Swimming: President Congratulates Bhakti Sharma

With a world record of swimming 1.4 miles in 1 degree Celsius temperature in the Antarctic Ocean in 52 minutes, Bhakti Sharma turned to be the first and youngest Asian girl to achieve the open water swimming championship. Bhakti has been pursuing open water swimming for the last ten years. Applauding the young swimmer on Thursday, President Pranab Mukherjee said, ...

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India-Pakistan World Cup clash at Adelaide on Feb 14 mints money for South Australia

Come India-Pakistan World Cup, it is time for mining millions of TRPs and online visitors for TV channels and official live-streaming websites. This time the crucial cricket contest between the umblical sub-continent rivals will take place in South Australia, whose capital is Adelaide, which has bid for it consciously weighing all the profiteering side into account. Tha match between India ...

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Move Over Patches, Nicotine Vaccine is Here to Quit Smoking

Nicotine capsules, nicotine patches are passe now as researchers have discovered a more effective nicotine vaccine that could help smokers and even drug addicts quit. With an effective nicotine vaccine, people may be less motivated to relapse because the brain’s reward system could no longer react to nicotine. The scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the US first ...

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Amrita Institute Develops Treatment for Acute Blood Cancer

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) in Kerala has carried out a new treatment protocol to treat a 19-year-old girl suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia, which seemed to be successful. The treatment protocol is called ‘Microtransplant’, which involves normal chemotherapy followed by infusion of intentionally mismatched cells. The unique procedure is based on immunological killing ...

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Malayalam ‘Kavyasandhya’ Big Hit in Sharjah, Attracts Huge Crowd

Poetry sessions are usually attended by a motley audience not numbering over 100 unless there is a celebrity presence. But an evening of Malayalam poetry in Sharjah attracted nearly 2,000 people, much to the surprise of the poets themselves. Titled “Kavyasandhya – Where Poets Meet”, the poetic evening was part of the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair, keeping in mind ...

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Google Scholar Turns 10 Successfully, Not Closing Down!

Though not very popular, Google Scholar, the free search engine for scholarly literature that has transformed the way scientists consult literature online, will turn 10 on November 18 and the developers are upbeat, assuring no closure of it like other products. According to a survey by the scientific journal Nature, nearly 60 percent of scientists use the service – co-developed ...

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US State Secretary Kerry hosts first Diwali celebrations, hails Indian diaspora

Keeping up the tradition ushered in by US President Barack Obama since 2009, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted 2014 Diwali celebrations for the first time in Washington DC, while Indian Amabassador S. Jaishankar joined him in lighting the Diwali Diya on the auspicious day. Resident Hindu Priest Narayanachar L. Digalakote from the Sri Siva Vishnu temple presided over the ...

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‘Govindudu Andarivadele’ Movie Review: Old Wine in Older Bottle But Family Entertainer

Govindudu Andarivadele: Cast: Ram Charan, Kajal Aggarwal, Prakash Raj and Jayasudha; Direction: Krishna Vamsi; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating:*** Telugu film “Govindudu Andarivadele” starring Ram Charan and Kajal is an old-fashioned story about a grandson bringing estranged father and grand father together, more on the lines of Pawan Kalyan’s “Attarintiki Daredi” with few changes. Released today, Oct. 1, 2014 in ...

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IIT alumni meet in New York ponders success

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: Sixty years ago, on August 18, 1951, when the first Indian Institute of Technology was inaugurated at Kharagpur, the New York Times ran a front page story which emphasized that in course of time, the “IITians will be known for their loyalty to their alma mater and many Alumni Associations will be active in India ...

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As the National League Pennant Race Heats Up, Report Shows Big-League Cash Doesn’t Mean Success

With baseball’s post-season in full swing, Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer, Harris Private Bank, today released an economic analysis of Major League Baseball’s winners and losers. “While money has historically bought success in baseball, recent trends linking payrolls to winning percentages have weakened,” said Ablin. “This reflects varying skill in team management; it’s certainly easy to win games with a ...

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