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OnePlus One Slashes Price Further for Just One Day

Ahead of it upcoming phone OnePlus Two, the Chinese company has announced further cut on the OnePlus One selling it at Rs.18,999 from its earlier price of Rs 21,998 but just for one day, today. This is in addition to an extension of warranty on its smartphones in India. All service issues which are pending for over more than 15 ...

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Bandh Tomorrow by Vehicles to Stifle City Life, Rural Transportation

All India Road Transport Workers’ (AIRTW) Federations have come together against the Centre’s Road Trasnport and Safety Bill 2014 that they claim will stifle their operations with more teeth to the enforment authorities and siphon off state transport authorities’ powers. The nation-wide bandh tomorrow (Thursday, April 30, 2015) was called by the workers of public transport corporations and private buses, ...

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Al Jazeera Goes Blank for Repeated Violation of India Map Norm

India has penalized international news channel Al Jazeera for showing wrong maps of India repeatedly without concern and from today the channel will be off air for 5 days. All these five days, Al Jazeera will show a blank screen saying “as instructed by the ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available from 00.01 hours on 22nd ...

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Self Medication Very High in India at 52%; Why?

Half of Indians don’t go to a doctor but just walk up to a nearby medical store and buy a medicine over the counter, according to a study sending alrming signals on inaccessibility to health care that is afflicting the country’s huge population. The study conducted by Lybrate, a healthcare firm, said 52% of the people in India prefer self-medication ...

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Google Sends Out New FAB for Reminders on Gmail

  If you open your Inbox in Gmail, another noticeable new invention is that a new floating action button in blue to create reminders will pop up for many users and the new FAB is in beta stage from Google indicating that the tech giant is rolling out another feature.   Finding it against the vowed principles or guidelines of Google ...

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Why Modi Lost Delhi? Failed on Corporatization Front?

By Saeed Naqvi  Politicians and pundits across the country have been served notice by the Delhi electorate: please take a bow and make way. Mingled with the voter’s ecstasy is a primeval cry: we are tired of old politics. Meanwhile Kejriwal’s cup runneth over. “Dene waley mujhe dena hain to itna de de Phir mujhe shikwa e kotahiye daaman ho ...

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Study finds high levels of equality for Muslim women in Canada

A landmark study on gender equality among religious minorities in Canada sharply disputes the stereotype Muslim women are more repressed by men than other groups of immigrants. Sharia law, burqas, honour killings and overseas terrorism directed at girls and women grab headlines and shape public opinion, but workforce participation rates among immigrants suggests a trend toward high levels of equality ...

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Why Some Superagers Have Sharp Memory Power?

Some “superagers” or people aged 80 and above, have sharper memories or as sharp as those of healthy people with a unique brain signature, finds a research. The team from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine found that brains of 80-year-old superagers look 30 years younger, revealing why the memories of these cognitively elite elders do not suffer the usual ...

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars a Big Hoax?

Just as NASA’s Apollo was brqanded a hoax by many physicists and critics, the current Curisoity rover gong around Mars surface and keeping enthusiasts on their toes about water, methane and possible life on Mars has led many to believe that it was a concocted story. Some conspiracy theorists have said that alients were on Mars and helping Curiosity to ...

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Apples Bad for Teeth, Warn Dentists After Survey

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but not the dentist as a recent survey of oral hygiene experts warned about snacking on sugary fruit is hazardous after a poll of 458 dentists, hygienists and dental professionals confirmed it. Four out of five professionals warned that snacking on fruits contributes to decay, plaque build-up and enamel erosion, and a ...

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NASA to Launch SMAP Mission to Study Moisture, Predict Drought Accurately

NASA has announced the launch of its upcoming Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission on January 29 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to provide accurate, highest-resolution global measurements of soil moisture ever obtained from space. SMAP will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket and maneuver into a 426-mile (685-kilometer) altitude, ...

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Why blue LEDS are difficult to make? Scientists Find Gallium Nitride Behind it

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make. They have revealed the complex properties of their main component – gallium nitride. “While blue LEDs have now been manufactured for over a decade, there has always been a gap in our understanding of how they actually work and ...

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More than half people ignore early cancer symptoms: study

People often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a new study, attributing it possible fear psychosis. In the study involving 1,700 people, more than half (53 percent) said they had experienced at least one red-flag cancer ‘alarm’ symptom during the previous three months, but only two percent of them thought that ...

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Three Decades on, why HIV vaccines failed in trial stage itself?

HIV virus that causes AIDS was different from other viruses known since the very immune cells that these vaccines aim to increase may have already been affected by the virus, effectively making the entire process futile, says a new study. This reason has been cited for the unique challenge that scientists faced in developing an HIV vaccine fore more than ...

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1990 vs 2013: Global life expectancy increased by more than 6 years, says study

Global life expectancy study conducted for 2013 has shown that it increased by 6.2 years, compared to 1990, according to a study published by The Lancet, which means on an average, men live 5.8 years longer and women 6.6 years more. Attributed to decreasing mortality rates for infectious diseases and cardiovascular problems, the increase in global life expectancy was arrived ...

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Kim Kardashian Cancels India Trip Over Visa Issue? Move Disappoints ‘Bigg Boss 8’ Fans

American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly cancelled after unconfirmed reports of denial of visa but the exact reasons is still not revealed by the trip organisers nor the Bangalore-based PR agency. “Unfortunately, Kim will not be able to enter the country due to some visa issue”, said a source. “The reason is not clear but all we know is ...

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