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  • Delhi Metro celebrates Independence Day
    3:46 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has organised quiz competitions for commuters and conducted tours for underprivileged and specially-abled children as part of Independence Day celebrations, an official said Thursday. The quiz competition was organised Aug 13 and 14 at 10 Metro stations across the network including Dwarka

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  • Golf’s Olympic resurgence begins in Nanjing
    2:36 PM

    Nanjing (China), Aug 14 (IANS) It has been more than 100 years since the world’s top golfers have targeted a spot in the Olympic Games, but all will change with the sport being included in the 2016 Rio Games. In less than two years, the sport makes a long-awaited return

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  • Middle Eastern IT companies eye new Kerala hub
    1:50 PM

    Kochi, Aug 14 (IANS) The IT corridor of Kochi in Kerala is expanding to neighbouring regions with Infopark at Cherthala shaping up as a hub for IT companies from Gulf Cooperation Council and other Middle East countries. The Infopark Cherthala, about 30 from here in Kerala, which is being developed

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  • Divine Lovers’ opposite of ‘Revolver Rani’: Sai Kabir
    1:08 PM

    Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Director Sai Kabir, who directed Kangana Ranaut in “Revolver Rani”, says his new film starring her — the French production “Divine Lovers” — is very much different from his last movie. In an interview, he has spoken about getting the French Film Commission (FFC) on board

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  • New poster of ‘PK’ won’t even have transistor!
    12:38 PM

    Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The second poster of Aamir Khan’s “PK” will come out Aug 20 and he says in that, he’s not even holding a boombox, which hid his modesty in the first poster that received flak for the actor’s naked look. In the first look poster of the

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  • Soon, glasses made from metals
    12:36 PM

    New York, Aug 14 (IANS) The glasses you use could soon be as strong as metals as engineers from University of Pittsburgh have just done what materials scientists have long sought to do: turning pure monoatomic metals into glass. The researchers transformation liquefied elemental metals tantalum and vanadium into glass

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  • High sodium diets kill 1.6 mn people a year globally: Study
    12:08 PM

    Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) In a global analysis spanning across 187 countries, researchers have found that more than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year are owing to high sodium consumption above the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommendation of two gram (2,000mg) per day. “These 1.65 million deaths represent nearly one

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  • San Lorenzo win Copa Libertadores
    12:07 PM

    Buenos Aires, Aug 14 (IANS) Argentine football club San Lorenzo won the 2014 Copa Libertadores here after a 1-0 win over Nacional of Paraguay at the Nuevo Gasometro Stadium. With the first leg finishing 1-1 last week, the win gave the Argentine’s a 2-1 aggregate win and their first ever

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  • Indian-origin scientists discover sleep-regulating gene
    12:06 PM

    Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A team led by two Indian-origin scientists has identified a gene that regulates sleep and wake rhythms. The discovery can provide potential therapeutic target to help night-shift workers or jet-lagged travellers adjust to time differences more quickly. “It is possible that the severity of many dementias

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