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Using machine learning, scientists develop pre-screening tool for cancer

Health News

Every year 42,000 people die due to Esophageal cancer in India New Delhi, July 31 (India Science Wire):  Esophageal cancer or cancer of the food pipe is among common cancers that occur in India. Every year some 47,000 new cases are reported and 42,000 people die due to this cancer. Its occurrence is particularly high in the north-eastern states. It …

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New method developed to test cancer drugs

Liver cancer

New Delhi, July 31 :  Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras have found a way to develop non-animal models to test new cancer drugs. Human body contains different types of cells. Among them are stem cells that help in regenerating and repairing various organs and tissues. This characteristics of stem cells and the discovery of the origin of leukemia …

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New molecule promises to address drug resistance

News on research on health and science

New Delhi, July 31th : Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore have designed an antimicrobial protein that promises to kill multidrug-resistant bacterium called Acinetobacter baumannii. The bacterium is among those responsible for most of the infections in hospitals and other healthcare settings, and is fast becoming resistant to available antibiotics. Researchers used bioinformatics approach to design a protein …

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Could A Form of Cell Death Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy?

Cancer

New research suggests that inducing a form of controlled cell death called necroptosis in or around tumor cells can help the immune system rid the body of cancer cells. Necroptosis is an explosive form of cell death during which a cell typically swells and then bursts. In the study, researchers found that injecting cells undergoing necroptosis into tumors in mice …

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Ashutosh Rana and Makarand Deshpande team up in Court

Chicken Curry Law HR Teaser Poster

Mumbai, 29th July 2019. Veteran performers Ashutosh Rana and Makarand Deshpande will be seen sharing screen space and engaged in major face off in an upcoming social drama Chicken Curry Law.  The film throws light on severe social problems around women’s safety and depicts the foreigner’s tryst with the law in India. Makrand and Ashutosh are all set to enthral …

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Setting right a defective heart condition

Health news

Bengaluru, July 28th 2019 : CPVT – Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia– is a life-threatening heart anomaly caused due to improper electrical activity in the heart. Intense physical strain or emotional stress leads to erratic heartbeats. By Susheela Srinivas   Calcium ions are stored in cell structures of the heart muscles. When they move to and fro, a potential gradient is created …

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Typewriter actor says Sujoy Ghosh is one of the coolest directors

Actor Harish Khanna who recently featured in a Netflix web series titled ‘Typewriter’,

Sujoy Ghosh is one of the coolest directors I have worked with, have high regards for him, says Harish Khanna Mumbai 28th July 2019 (News helpline). Actor Harish Khanna who recently featured in a Netflix web series titled ‘Typewriter’, has said that Sujoy Ghosh who is director of horror-thriller web series is one of the coolest directors to work with …

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Zoom Me and Kytes Mobiles Enters the Fast Growing India Market

Zoom Me and Kytes Mobiles Enters the Fast Growing India Market

New Delhi, 24th July, 2019: Shenzhen Guowei Network Service Limited, a Mobile Equipment OEM/ ODM supplier headquartered in Shenzhen, China has today announced that it has partnered conglomerate, Golden Impex to launch its mobile brand, ZoomMe and Kytes in the India market. The company is looking at bringing 3 Smart phones & 7 Feature Phones in the market under both …

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No evidence of rift between Einstein and Bose : new book

News on research on health and science

New Delhi, July 19 (India Science Wire):  Satyendra Nath Bose is the only Indian physicist whose name is tagged with Albert Einstein in the hall of modern physics for what is known as the Bose-Einstein Statistics. It is a part of scientific folklore how Bose sent his research papers to Einstein who translated them into German and got them published, …

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लांच हुआ सर्दी में गर्म और गर्मी में ठंडी हवा देने वाला एयर प्यूरीफायर

air pollution

नई दिल्ली, 7 फरवरी। ब्रिटिश प्रौद्योगिकी कंपनी (British technology company) डायसन (Dyson) ने गुरुवार को भारतीय बाजार ( Indian market) में अपनी तरह का पहला एयर प्यूरीफायर (Air Purifier) – डायसन प्योर हॉटप्लसकूल (The Dyson Pure Hot+Cool™) लांच किया है, जो हवा को साफ कर सर्दी में गर्म हवा और गर्मी में ठंडी हवा मुहैया कराएगा। कंपनी के मुताबिक यह …

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Rohith Vemula’s first death anniversary was observed at Jantar Mantar by Dalit Soshan Mukti Manch

National News

New Delhi. 18 Jan 2017​. Rohith Vemula‘s first death anniversary was observed today at Jantar Mantar by Dalit Soshan Mukti Manch, along with AIDWA, DYFI, SFI, CITU, DTF​, JNM, JanaSanskriti, AILU and many others​. Rohith was a student of UoH who died last year in an institutional murder. The meeting was addressed by Subhashini Ali, CPIM PolitBureau member who paid tributes …

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WHO concerned over critical health situation in Al-Hol camp, Al-Hasakeh

World Health Organization

01 Feb. 2019, Damascus, Syria – The World Health Organization is extremely concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Al-Hol camp in Al-Hasakeh governorate, and calls on all parties to the conflict to provide unhindered humanitarian access to people in need of life-saving aid. Over the last 2 months, approximately 23 000 people, mainly women and children fleeing hostilities in …

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Is telephone conversation from Pakistan to India international violation or illegal

New Delhi, 01 Feb. Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, Prof.Bhim Singh, an expert on international law & elected Sr. Executive Member of the Supreme Court Bar Association expressed surprise on the reaction of India’s Foreign Ministry over alleged conversation of Pakistan’s Foreign Minister with J&K’s Hurriyat Conference Chairman, may be last evening. NPP Supremo reminded Indian leadership that telecommunication …

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Two-day Nationwide trade strike near total in Kerala

National news

Two-day Nationwide trade strike near total in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 08. The two-day nationwide strike called by various trade unions, was near total in Kerala on Tuesday and has so far been peaceful. Barring the BJP-backed BMS trade union, all other unions are protesting and calling for their demands, including a raise in minimum wages to Rs 18,000 besides raising …

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Woman acid attack survivor turns saviour for burn victims

National News

Woman acid attack survivor turns saviour for burn victims By Bhavana Akella Bengaluru, Jan 08. Even 12 years after she survived an acid attack by a jilted lover during a train journey to Delhi from her hometown Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in April 2006, Pragya Singh remains a beacon of hope for scores of such burn victims. The 35-year-old gritty …

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Forest land the size of Kolkata diverted for developmental activities projects in past three years

India news in Hindi

Forest land the size of Kolkata diverted for developmental activities projects in past three years By Mayank Aggarwal Kolkata, Jan 7. The Indian government has diverted over 20,000 hectares (the size of Kolkata) of forest area for developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, dams, road, railways and irrigation projects in the past three years (2015-18) across India. According …

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Jaitley indirectly accepts allegations of congress on Rafale, says – Gandhi family understands only money, not national security

Jaitley indirectly accepts allegations of congress on Rafale, says – Gandhi family understands only money, not national security New Delhi, Jan 02. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday launched a no-holds-barred attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his family and said he understood only the arithmetic of money and not issues related to national security. Intervening in a debate …

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Congress governments in MP, Rajasthan to withdraw cases against Dalits filed by previous BJP government

National News

Congress governments in MP, Rajasthan to withdraw cases against Dalits filed by previous BJP government Bhopal/Jaipur, Jan 01. Heeding to BSP chief Mayawati’s ultimatum, the Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Tuesday said they will withdraw cases filed against Dalits during the ‘Bharat Bandh‘ last year that witnessed largescale violence. The decisions were announced by the two governments …

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Achchhe din :  UP to levy ‘cow welfare cess’

Achchhe din :  UP to levy ‘cow welfare cess’ Lucknow, Jan 01. The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to levy a 2 per cent ‘cow welfare cess’ on the excise department, an official said. Although the love of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for cows has been known since he took charge of the state in …

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Virat Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri Praises of Captain Virat Kohli

Dubai, Jan 01. India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have maintained their top positions in the ICC Test Player rankings which was announced on Monday. Kohli dropped three points despite a first innings score of 82 in the third Test in Melbourne, but still enjoys a 34-point lead over Kane Williamson, according to an ICC’s …

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Tamilnadu : AIADMK in a dilemma over alliance with BJP

Tamilnadu : AIADMK in a dilemma over alliance with BJP New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamilnadu is said to be on the horns of a big dilemma on BJP’s push for an alliance with the party in Tamil Nadu in the coming Lok Sabha elections which promises to be an interesting battle with the DMK-led Opposition …

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Google remembers social activist Baba Amte

Google

Google remembers social activist Baba Amte New Delhi, Dec 26. Google on Wednesday honoured the life and legacy of Indian social worker and activist Murlidhar Devidas Amte, affectionately known as Baba Amte, celebrating his 104th birth anniversary. The Doodle slideshow followed Amte’s life, which he dedicated to serving those in need, especially the ones afflicted with leprosy. Created by Vrinda …

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Modi turning India into surveillance state: Congress

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Modi turning India into surveillance state: Congress New Delhi, Dec 21. The Congress on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of turning India into a “surveillance state” over its order to put all computers under the watch of intelligence and investigating agencies, and said it was a direct assault on the fundamental right to privacy. Addressing the media here, Congress …

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Sasural Genda Phool actor Jay Soni Debuts in Music Video

National News

Sasural Genda Phool actor Jay Soni Debuts in Music Video One of the most popular TV actors Jay Soni, who is best known for his portrayal of Ishaan from the hit TV show Sasural Genda Phool will soon be seen in a romantic music video. Interestingly, this is the first time the actor will make an appearance in a music …

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New WHO guidelines to improve the physical health of people with severe mental disorders

World Health Organization

New WHO guidelines to improve the physical health of people with severe mental disorders. 7 November 2018 – People with severe mental disorders – including severe depression, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia – generally die 10-20 years earlier than the general population. The majority of these premature deaths are due to physical health conditions. Access to comprehensive …

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Homecoming for PV Sindhu; Saina Nehwal to don the North East outfit for 4th season of Vodafone Premie Badminton League

Taapsee Pannu speaks about her excitement following her new association with PBL

Homecoming for PV Sindhu; Saina Nehwal to don the North East outfit for 4th season of Vodafone Premie Badminton League * Pune 7 Aces goes all out to rope in world champion Carolina Marin * Highest paid non-Icon Player Tommy Sugiarto; highest paid Indian non-Icon Player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy New Delhi October 8: World Champion Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu were …

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Global warming impacts on India will be huge: IPCC

Education, Engineering, Science, Research, शिक्षा, इंजीनियरिंग, विज्ञान, अनुसंधान,

Global warming impacts on India will be huge: IPCC New Delhi, October 8 (India Science Wire): The latest report of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), formally released on Monday, warns that global warming is occurring faster than anticipated and that it can have devastating impacts if steps are not taken to cut down emissions. India will be …

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New migrant pest threatens major crops

News on research on health and science

New migrant pest threatens major crops By Kollegala Sharma Mysuru, September 4 (India Science Wire):  A new migrant insect that can potentially cause losses to dozens of crops has been found in Karnataka. The pest has been damaging maize plants in certain parts of the state, and is not a native and known species in India, scientists from the University …

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Arsenic may help kill liver cancer cells : study

Cancer

Arsenic may help kill liver cancer cells : study By Yogesh Sharma Hyderabad, August 11,2018. Liver cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma is caused by uncontrollable growth of liver cells. It has the lowest survival rate and, according to a recent WHO report, is among the top five most prevalent fatal cancers. A new study by a collaborative team of researchers from India …

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28 July World Hepatitis Day: “Test. Treat. Hepatitis”… Timely testing and treatment of hepatitis B and C can save lives

Hepatitis

28 July World Hepatitis Day: “Test. Treat. Hepatitis”… Timely testing and treatment of hepatitis B and C can save lives Dr KK Aggarwal Today is World Hepatitis Day.  The theme this year is “Test. Treat. Hepatitis” Timely testing and treatment of hepatitis B and C can save lives and ultimately eliminate viral hepatitis. Let’s revise some key points about viral …

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Mehbooba-BJP Govt. in J&K must go, fresh elections without guns only way out

Prof. Bhim Singh Jammu-Kashmir National Panthers Party जम्मू-कश्मीर नेशनल पैंथर्स पार्टी के मुख्य संरक्षक प्रो.भीमसिंह

Mehbooba-BJP Govt. in J&K must go, fresh elections without guns only way out Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Executive Chairman of State Legal Aid Committee as well as former Legislator has cautioned the Parliament about the worsening of the situation in J&K endangering the national integrity which is evident from the hostile statement that J&K Chief Minister, …

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Pollution Increases the risk of osteoporosis

Health News

New Delhi, October 24, 2017 : Ill-effects of high levels of air pollution on the circulatory and respiratory systems are well known, but a series of independent studies have established a link between air pollution and sustained loss of bone minerals, resulting in osteoporosis. According to (Prof.) Dr. Raju Vaishya, Senior Orthopaedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, …

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GST on agrochemicals : a cause of concern or relief for farmers and industry ?

GST Council

  Anand Singh The long wait for India’s landmark tax reforms, Goods and Services Tax (GST), is over and the industries in various sectors including agrochemicals have geared up for the changes that would be resultant of the GST. The two major segments of agrochemicals have different tax rates under new tax regime;chemical fertilizers are to be taxed @12 % …

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Zaira Wasim Shocked to See Aamir Khan as Shakti Kumar

India news in Hindi

Zaira Wasim is all set to share screen space with Aamir Khan once again in “Secret Superstar” says that she was shocked to see the veteran actor after his transformation. Aamir Khan went through a drastic physical transformation for his authentic portrayal of a run-down wrestler in Dangal. Now the actor will be seen playing a funky and hip-hop music …

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Haier Launches Inverter Expert Air Conditioner Series- A New Dawn in Air Conditioning

National News

New Delhi, March 29, 2017: Haier, the global leader in Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics and  World’s Number 1 brand in Major Appliances for the 8th Consecutive Year*, recently announced the launch of its Dawn air conditioners along with a series of other air conditioners. The air conditioners have been introduced and designed particularly taking inspiration from the needs and …

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300 academic’s Appeal to the President of India to Restore Trust in the Democratic Spirit of Our Constitution

Breaking news

New Delhi. Close to 300 signatories urge the President to ensure that the sense of trust and democratic spirit of our constitution are restored. This is the letter (appended below) by concerned citizens affiliated with academia and academic institutes from across the globe to register their grave concerns regarding the high handed dealing of various student related issues by the …

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Blood and Oil. Dirty Dealings are “Oxygen for Jihadists”

internaional news

‘Oxygen for jihadists’: ISIS-smuggled oil flows through Turkey to intl markets – Iraqi MP Terrorist group Islamic State earns millions of dollars selling oil on the black market in Turkey, Iraqi MP and former national security adviser, Mowaffak al Rubaie told RT. He also revealed that wounded terrorists are being treated in Turkish hospitals. “In the last eight months ISIS …

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Dr. Sandeep Pandey’s fast enters 7th day tonight.

Dr. Sandeep Pandey on fast

Magsaysay Awardee – Dr. Sandeep Pandey’s fast enters 7th day tonight.More people joining fast. Dr Sandeep Pandey, Magsaysay Awardee, is fasting for implementation of RTE (Right to education) Act in U.P. His health condition is deteriorating as he enters 7th day of his fast tonight. ​ There was a huge crowd in support of Dr Pandey’s demand for implementation of RTE …

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CONSCIENCE KEEPER OF PAKISTAN SABEEN MAHMUD ASSASSINATED IN KARACHI

World news

CONSCIENCE KEEPER OF PAKISTAN SABEEN MAHMUD ASSASSINATED IN KARACHI  There will be many more SABEEN MAHMUDS to carry forward the fight against fascism The killing by the assassins at Karachi of a democrat, liberal and secular activist Sabeen Mahmud, a dear friend, is a great loss to the fraternity which is fighting state terrorism, totalitarianism and religious bigotry in the Indian …

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Sanskrit As A Language Of Science

Justice Markandey Katju

More than 95% of the Sanskrit literature has nothing to do with religion, and instead it deals with philosophy, law, science, literature, grammar, phonetics, interpretation etc. Justice Markandey Katju (Speech delivered on 13.10.2009 in the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore by Justice Markandey Katju ) Friends, It is a great honour for me to be invited to speak in the …

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Supreme Court Advocate complaints to Chief Election Commissioner

National News

To The Hon’ble Chief Election Commissioner, New DelhiDear Shri Sampath I went this morning [April 10] before 8 am and cast my vote at the Cambridge School, New Friends Colony, New Delhi-110025, falling in the East Delhi Parliamentary Constituency.. A police officer, Narinder Kumar, entered the Polling Booth No 13 and wanted to know from the Polling Officers how many …

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