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Anand Kumar to produce a movie based on social media

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Filmmaker Anand Kumar is all set to produce a film based on social media, titled ‘Viral’ . Earlier he has directed an action thriller film “Zila Ghaziabad” , based on a true story of a gang war. The forthecoming movie will go on the floors in February. “‘Viral’ is based on social media. It’s quite an unusual script. I am only ...

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Food preservatives could kill cancerous cells


A new study reveals that a common naturally occurring food preservative may be used to beat cancer and deadly, antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The researchers illustrated the above study by examining the cancer-killing properties of nisin, a colorless, tasteless powder widely used as a food preservative. “The application of nisin has advanced beyond its role as a food biopreservative,” said researcher Yvonne Kapila, ...

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Domestication had a destructive effect on Dog’s DNA


A new research has come up with a woeful study which states that domesticating dogs from gray wolves more than 15,000 years ago involved artificial selection and inbreeding, and eventually this process may have inadvertently caused harmful genetic changes in our canine pets. The researchers examined the whole genome sequences of 19 wolves, 25 wild dogs from 10 different countries, ...

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Hike launched ‘Car Match app’ for Delhi’s odd-even scheme


The very known India’s first home-grown messaging platform, hike messenger came up with an amazing microapp  on Monday namely, “Car Match”, in order to facilitate users in sharing rides with friends during the ongoing odd-even scheme in the national capital. This smart microapp not just only matches odd-numbered cars with even-numbered cars in a user’s vicinity, it even facilitates the common ...

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UP gram panchayat chiefs to sworn-in on Thursday


Following the gram panchayat results, the newly-elected district panchayat chiefs in Uttar Pradesh is scheduled to be sworn-in on Thursday, an official informed on Tuesday. All divisional commissioners and district magistrates have been issued instructions regarding it. Preparations are underway for the sworning-in programme, Principal secretary, Panchayati Raj, Chanchal Tiwari, said. Last week, the polling for the high-stake posts was ...

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Modern offices does not appeal to introverts


A new research has found that today’s modernised offices which enclose features such as hot-desking or desk-sharing and open-plan floors appeal mainly to extrovert workers but others find them uncomfortable. The findings highlighted the fact that extroverts are significantly happier at their offices and bear higher levels of job satisfaction. It also showed that personality differences are behind areas of ...

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Hyderabad student committed suicide in US


An Indian student from Hyderabad who was currently studying in North Carolina University in the US allegedly committed suicide following the low scores in exams, according to information reaching his family here. Shiva Kiran (23) hanged himself from the ceiling fan in his room in the university hostel on Thursday and ended his life.The authorities in the US informed the ...

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High light exposure leads to obesity in Children


A new study has revealed that children those who spend maximum time on tablets, mobile phone or television are more likely to turn obese not just because of physical inactivity but also due to increased exposure to light. The findings showed that timing and intensity of light exposure plays a critical role in metabolic functioning and weight status. “Artificial lighting, ...

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NRI students offered internships in various Indian firms

A pronounced opportunity has been offered under a public-private partnership during the summer of 2016 for all the Indian diaspora/NRI students. They have been rendered with some 60 paid short term internship positions in 23 Indian companies in major Indian cities. The Indian government in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has set up The Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC). ...

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