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North Korea Threatens Use of Nuclear Bombs if US Attacks

Beset with a direct confrontation with the US aircraft in the vicinity, North Korea on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States even at a single sign of a pre-emptive strike. US Navy strike group has been sent recently towards the western Pacific as the Trump Administration is gearing up for a forceful action against North Korea, ...

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Climate Change? Coastal Marshes Have Self-Rising Mechanism to Resist Sea-Level Rise: Study

Amid heated debate on climte change, global warming that may push sea levels to rise affecting the coastal areas and small island nations across globe, here is a news that should soothen the environmental critics. The coastal marshes are more resilient than previously believed to the sea-level rising, says a new Duke University study. The research shows that there is ...

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Online Train Reservation Makes PRS Centres Redundant in Bangalore

With the increasingly easy railway train bookings online, many manual or staff-run reservation centres in Bangalore have been witnessing lesser demand forcing the Indian Railway to shut some of them soon in Bangalore, the tech capital of the country. The Bengaluru division of the South Western Railway said the passenger reservation system (PRS) centres in the City will soon be ...

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Will Fish Become Extinct Species in 100 Years?

Thanks to superior human activity, wildlife on land is almost extinct and the next in line is the marine life, mainly fish and the time period researchers have set is just 100 years. A consortium of researchers said wildlife in the oceans is as healthy as it was on the land hundreds of thousands of years ago but it may ...

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New Anti-Diabetic Drug for TB Patients

A more effective treatment will be available for patients who suffer from tuberculosis (TB) as scientists found that a drug for treating diabetes, Metformin (MET), can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. The findings could lead to a more effective treatment for the infectious disease that kills close to 1.5 million people ...

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Giant Asteroid Heading for Earth Not a Threat, Says NASA

The claim by Russian scientists that a massive asteroid attack would threaten the earth in the near future is not really a threat to Earth, said NASA in a statement. As per the recent news reports, a Russian researcher discovered a 400-metre space rock named Asteroid 2014 UR116 coming towards the Earth. However, as per reports from IANS, space.com reported ...

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Waiter claiming links with underworld threatens to kill Madhuri Dixit’s sons

A 23-year-old waiter of a Mumbai restaurant who threatened Madhuri Dixit with dire consequences and also to kill her two sons, was arrested by police and produced before the court. “The accused was today produced before a court which remanded him in police custody till tomorrow,” said Sunil Ghosalkar, Senior Inspector at Cyber Police Station in suburban Bandra, according to ...

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Toy Related Injuries Rise in US

A new study says that US has witnessed a hike of 40 per cent in the toy-related injuries since 1990. The study highlights that while playing with toys helps children to develop, learn, and explore, parents should also note that many toys pose an injury risk to children. In this first-of-its-kind study, the researchers found that an estimated 3,278,073 children ...

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Warning! Nitrogen Pollution a Great Threat to Ocean

A study warns that the industrial and agricultural processes done by human beings can have significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle. Human-induced changes to Earth’s carbon cycle – for example, rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ocean acidification – have been observed for decades. To dig further, David Karl, professor of oceanography at the University of Hawaii teamed up ...

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Binny Likely to Contest against Former AAP Chief Kejriwal in Delhi

After being expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party months ago, Vinod Kumar Binny is actively back in Delhi for contesting in election against his former party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Though he has not yet declared from which constituency he will contest from, chances are high for him to contest from New Delhi Assembly. Binny has contested from Laxmi Nagar assembly ...

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Suspected Maoists Vandalise Nitta Gelatin Office at Kochi

In a suspected maoist attack, the corporate office of Nitta Gelatin India Limited (NGIL) is vandalised by a group of people on Monday in Kochi, said a company official. Brandishing iron rods, nine persons, some of them wearing masks, came into the office. When the security guard resisted, he was threatened to keep quiet. They damaged nine computers and window ...

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Airports on High Alert After Terror Threats

After receiving an anonymous threat mail that warned two flights from Mumbai and Ahmadabad, all major airports across the country have been put on alert of an attack on Friday. According to reports, an anonymous threat letter was received which warned two flights one each originating from Mumbai and Ahmedabad airports could be targeted. Though the authorities reportedly believe the ...

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Emma Watson Faces Threats from Hackers on Release of Nude Photos in 3 Days Time

In less than a month since iCloud hackers released nude celebrity pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Vanessa Hudgens, another group has threatened the Harry Potter fame Emma Watson that her nude pictures would now be distributed online, just days after the star spoke out on gender inequality at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Launching the ...

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