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    Chikungunya virus may cause brain infection

    London: Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, can lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, a study says. The study showed that the rate of brain infection, or encephalitis, from the chikungunya virus is higher than the rate seen in the US due to West Nile virus and similar infections between 1999 and 2007.

  • ADT golf tour season-ender at Boonchu Ruangkit Championship

    Nakhon Ratchasima (Thailand): The curtains for the 2015 Asian Development Tour (ADT) golf season will come down at the highly-rated Boonchu Ruangkit Championship here from December 24 to 27.

  • Costa `privileged` not to be dropped before Tottenham clash: Jose Mourinho

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that Diego Costa should consider himself `privileged` to have been included in the team for all the Premier League matches after he was eventually dropped during his side’s goalless draw against Tottenham.

  • New approach to preserving organs for later use

    New York: Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have discovered a new approach to preserving tissues and even organs for later use. ia”This could be an important step toward the preservation of more complex tissues and structures,” said Adam Higgins from OSU.

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    Day-night Test cricket is here to stay: ICC

    Dubai: Following the third Test between Australia and New Zealand which concluded in Adelaide on Sunday, International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson on Monday hailed the successful debut of day-night Test cricket, saying that it is a concept which can greatly enhance the traditional format of the game.

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    How cocaine use changes the brain decoded

    London: The burst of energy and hyperactivity that comes with a cocaine high is a rather accurate reflection of what is going on in the brain of its users, a new study has found. Researchers conducted experiments in rats exposed to cocaine and mapped out the network of circuits that cause wild firing of neurons that produce dopamine.

  • My immediate target is Indonesia Open: P V Sindhu

    New Delhi: A foot injury early in the year derailed her plans but ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu is happy to make a successful comeback with a good performance at the Denmark Super Series Premier and a third successive Macau Grand Prix Gold title.

  • New Zealand await ICC clarification on Nathan Lyon’s DRS escape

    Johannesburg : New Zealand cricket have contacted the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is waiting for an acceptable response over the TV umpire’s decision that went against them during the historic day and night Test against Australia at Adelaide Oval.

  • BAI to give Sindhu 10 lakh for Macau Open win

    New Delhi: Badminton Association of India (BAI) today announced a cash award of Rs 10 lakh for PV Sindhu in recognition of her impressive title victory at the Macau Open.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin zooms to 2nd, AB de Villiers slips in ICC Rankings

    Dubai: Riding on his stupendous performance in the ongoing home series against South Africa, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today rose to a career-high second in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers even as A B de Villiers lost his top spot in the batsmen standings.

  • Dortmund win, Wolfsburg held by Schalke in Bundesliga

    Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund cruised 4-1 past VFB Stuttgart as Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored twice and Bayer Leverkusen held Schalke to a 1-1 draw in Bundesliga football action.

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    SC dismisses TN govt’s plea for police custody of singer

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of the Tamil Nadu government seeking two-day police custody of ultra-Left folk singer Kovan, who was granted relief by the Madras High Court in a sedition case.