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    World’s first blood test for accurate prenatal testing

    London: Scientists at Plymouth University have developed a non-invasive, low risk and accurate blood test that can detect foetal blood group, sex, and genetic conditions in unborn babies. “Although foetal blood grouping and sexing using maternal blood has been done for over a decade, this research proves a much more accurate and sensitive method of detecting foetal DNA,” said lead corresponding author professor Neil Avent.

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    Shahid Kapoor – A star in need of hits more than awards

    Long back, Sushmita Sen admitted to this writer that she was “surviving on two and a half hits.” However, some more bad choices and worse luck and she was completely out of the game.

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    Grilled or barbecued meat may up kidney cancer risk

    New York: If you love pan-fried, grilled or barbecued meat read this carefully as meat that is cooked at high temperatures or over an open flame may impact kidney cancer risk, researchers warn.

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    Poor air quality increases heart attack risk

    New York: People with heart disease can face an increase risk of a serious heart attack on poor air quality days, a new study warns. There is a strong association between bad air quality days — those with a threshold above 25 micrograms of fine particulate matter per cubic metre of air — with a greater risk of STEMIs, the most dangerous type of heart attack, the study said.

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    Chinese robot walks over 134 km to set Guinness record

    Beijing: A Chinese-built four-legged robot has walked its way in to the Guinness World Records by covering an incredible 134-km in 54 hours, beating a previous record held by an American bot. The machine set a new world record for furthest distance covered by a quadruped robot, Guinness World Records said. Developed by a team led by Professor Li Qingdu from the College of Automation of Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, the

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    Windies’ Sunil Narine hauled up for suspect action

    Colombo: West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has been reported for a suspect bowling action and will need to undergo tests within 14 days, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said today.

  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth look for an encore at China Open

    Fuzhou (China): Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will look to shrug off the recent dip in form and put the best foot forward when they begin their campaign as defending champions at the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier starting with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

  • Why employees go to work even when ill

    London: High job demands, stress and insecurity are among the main reasons why people go to work even when they are not well and are advised to rest, new research indicates. The study aims to improve understanding of the key causes of employees going to work when sick known as presenteeism and to help make bosses more aware of the existence of the growing phenomenon.

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    Cholesterol-lowering ‘portfolio diet’ cuts BP

    Toronto: A diet meant to cut cholesterol levels can also lower blood pressure, a new study has found. The “portfolio diet” lowered blood pressure by an average of two percent in study participants when compared with another diet recommended to reduce hypertension.

  • N Srinivasan removed as ICC Chairman

    Mumbai: N Srinivasan was today dethroned as the ICC Chairman after the BCCI decided to recall him and nominate its recently-elected President Shashank Manohar as the chief of the world body.

  • ‘Holistic approach’ key to success for Novak Djokovic

    Johannesburg: World number one Novak Djokovic has admitted that he has reached the peak of his career by adopting ‘holistic approach’, but added he still has a long way to go despite his Paris Master triumph over Andy Murray. The Serbian outclassed Murray 6-2, 6-4 to secure his 10th title of the season at Paris Masters. Following his win, Djokovic said he is still determined to improve as he works everyday with a mindset

  • Bihar defeat will lead to upheaval in BJP: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena said on Monday that the BJP’s rout in Bihar will cause an upheaval within and reiterated that the results “could change the course of national politics”.

  • Musicians react to Ghulam Ali’s India boycott

    “He should only come to India when he feels safe here,” Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is cautious in his response to Ghulam Ali’s protest.


    Protests break out in parts of Srinagar

    Srinagar: Violent clashes broke out in parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital on Monday in protest against a youth’s killing on Saturday, leading to closure of shops and causing traffic snarls in many areas.

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    CCPA to decide dates of Winter Session

    New Delhi : The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs will meet at the Parliament House today to decide the dates of the upcoming Winter Session. The meeting would be chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is keen to take up important legislations like the GST bill, Land Acquisition Bill, the Real Estate Regulation and Development Bill and Negotiable Instruments Arbitration Bill. The last session was a virtual washout. The

  • Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah today met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, a day after the party crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Bihar assembly elections which had prompted a section of the party to blame Bhagwat’s quota comments as one of the reasons for the loss. In the meeting, Shah is believed to have discussed Bihar results among other things. Party sources added that it was customary for top leaders to meet

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    PM Modi to meet BJP leaders to discuss Bihar debacle

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a meeting of the BJP’s parliamentary board on Monday to discuss the impact of the party’s defeat in the Bihar Assembly polls. The meeting of the party’s top-decision making group of 12 leaders will be chaired by party president Amit Shah. Other members of the group include Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu and Nitin Gadkari. The mahagathbandhan won 178 seats

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    I was ready to walk alone but 15000 people joined me – Anupam Kher

    “It was historic, simply historic. I never expected this kind of support,” said Anupam Kher about his protest march against the awards-vapsi campaign that’s been undertaken by a section of litterateurs and filmmakers.

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    There must be ‘Sabka Nyay’: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday said there must be ‘Sabka Nyay’ (justice for all) along with ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’. “I believe in ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ and with that there must be ‘Sabka Nyay’,” Modi said while addressing legal fraternity on the Legal Service Day. On this occasion, he also said more and more people must know what Lok Adalats are about. Lok Adalat is a system of