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Genetic diseases: father’s age at issue


Aug 9, New York: Scientists have discovered that, like the mother, a late age of the father increases the risk of genetic disease in offspring. “Often the mother is blamed in couples with a child with a genetic disease, notes Professor Lyonnet. It’s not fair. Today, there are enough data to tell men that after […]

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Ozone Pharma to sell diabetes and hypertension drugs at Rs 2 per tablet


Aug 9, Mumbai: Ozone pharmaceuticals, owners of No-Marks skin care brand, will offer drugs for lifestyle chronic ailments such as hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol, under a uniform pricing initiative for just Rs 2 per tablet. At present, these drugs cost between Rs 8-20 per tablet. The company is also looking at raising funds from […]

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Taliban threatens to kill cricket star Imran Khan.


Aug 9, Islamabad: The terrorist outfit in Pakistan, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), on Wednesday threatened Imran Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) against a planned march to Waziristan to protest US drone attacks. Although the Pakistani Taliban also oppose the strikes, which have killed many of their associates, spokesman Ahsanullah Ahsan said they would […]

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Wisconsin Gurdwara Massacre: the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound


Aug 9, Milwaukee: The Federal Buerau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed who killed six people at a gurdwara in Wisconsin died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after he was shot by police. Wade Michael Page, 40, a former US soldier and a member of a neo-Nazi punk band, was initially said to […]

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India test fired medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

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Aug 9, New Delhi: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its medium range nuclear weapons capable strategic ballistic missile, Agni-II, for its full range of more than 2,000 km from Wheeler Island off the Odisha Coast on Thursday. The launch was carried out by Strategic Force Command personnel from a mobile launcher. The Intermediate Range Ballistic […]

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Baba Ramdev arrives in Ramlila Maidan to begin indefinite protest


Aug 9, New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s second round of indefinite protest started at Ramlila maidan. His earlier fast at the same place ended with a shocking midnight crackdown by Delhi police. Now after 14 months of that horrified night, Ramdev once again began his protest from the same place and for the same […]

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London Olympics Boxing: Mary Kom in pursuit of gold

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Aug 8, London: MC Mary Kom on Monday created history as she assured India its fourth Olympic medal after winning her quarterfinal boxing bout against Maroua Rahali of Tunisia by 15-6 margin in the women’s 51 kg category here. The five-time world champion and the face of women’s boxing in India for the past decade […]

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Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub: First Unified Enterprise Gateway to a Hybrid Cloud Environment


Aug 8, Bangaluru: Infosys Technologies announced the ‘Infosys Cloud Ecosystem’, which it calls ‘The First Unified Enterprise Gateway to a Hybrid Cloud Environment’. Infosys’s comprehensive solution enables enterprises to create, adopt and manage various cloud services across the ecosystem. Companies will be able to subscribe to the most relevant IT & Business services through the […]

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Alzheimers: two U.S. laboratories stopped testing a new medicine


Aug 8, New Delhi: The American pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson announced Monday night stop trials in phase 3 (final) of a new medicine supposed to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Pfizer and Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, said that tests of the molecule “bapineuzumab” in patients with mild to moderate […]

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Assam violence: CM Tarun Gogoi seeks CBI probe.


Aug 8, Guwahati: Violence has returned to the Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts. An irate mob on Tuesday blocked National Highway 31, at Beltoli, on the Kokrajhar-Dhubri border, following the death of three people on Monday night. Indefinite curfew has been re-imposed in the Kokrajhar, the epicentre of violence. The Assam government has requested the Centre […]

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