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  • One third of people can’t see Milky Way due to light pollution

    London: One third of humanity cannot see the Milky Way at night due to the luminescent glow of artificial light, say scientists who created a new world atlas of light
    pollution. Artificial light pollutes the night sky for more than 80 per cent of the world’s population, researchers said.

  • Hubble spots mysterious, solitary dwarf galaxy

    London: The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a mysterious, solitary dwarf galaxy – a type that is smaller and messier than its cosmic cousins and lacks the majestic swirl of a spiral or the coherence of an elliptical. The galaxy UGC 4879 consists of a scattered drizzle of stars, and is very isolated. There are about 2.3 million light years between UGC 4879 and its closest neighbour, Leo A, which is about the

  • Long-time repetitive manual work ups rheumatoid arthritis risk

    London: Prolonged repetitive physical workload increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, new research has found. The findings suggest that building workers are particularly vulnerable to developing the condition. For example, exposure to repeated vibration , carrying or lifting weights greater than 10 kg, bending/turning, and working with hands either below knee level, or above shoulder level may put people at higher risk of developing the inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including

  • CBI arrest of Tawde shows probe moving in right direction, says Dabholkar’s son

    Pune (Maharashtra): Welcoming the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI’s) move in arresting Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member Virendrasing Tawde, Hamid Dabholkar, the son of murdered rationalist and prominent anti-superstition crusader Narendra Dabholkar, said on Saturday that the investigation is now moving in the right direction, and added that the CBI should go to the root of the murder and dig up the nexus between right-wing organisations and the killers.

  • Arjun Kapoor’s grandmother is no more

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor’s maternal grandmother, Sattee Shourie, has passed away following a prolonged illness.

  • New tool paves way for precision medicine

    London: Scientists have developed a new tool to determine the inherent biological differences between individuals — paving the way for personalised medicine tailored to the specific profile of individual patients.

  • Our brain is ‘pre-adapted’ to face any situation: Study

    London: Human and non-human primates can learn an astonishing variety of novel behaviours that could not have been directly anticipated by evolution. This ability to cope with new situations is due to the “pre-adapted” nature of the primate brain, says a study.

  • Southern Europe vulnerable to Zika virus this summer: Study

    London: An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity and other factors like air traveller flows suggests parts of Southern Europe would be vulnerable to Zika outbreaks between June and August. “We know warm climates create the kind of conditions suitable for mosquito-borne illnesses to spread,” said study co-author Joacim Rocklov of the Umea University in Sweden.

  • Copper, an obesity-tackling gold?

    Washington D.C: If you want to flush that stubborn fat away forever, then add copper-rich food to your diet as a team of scientists believes it boosts fat burning in the body. Though small amounts of copper are essential to health – oysters, liver, beans and nuts are good sources – copper’s role in metabolism has been unclear: Some studies found that it boosted fat burning, others that it depressed it.

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    Your sleep relates to what you eat

    Washington D.C : A new study has revealed that your weight and diet may help predict your sleep quality. An individual’s body composition and caloric intake can influence time spent in specific sleep stages, according to the University of Pennsylvania research.

  • Meet the director of ‘The Conjuring 2’: James Wan

    From the franchise of Saw to the edge of the seat horror film Insidious, James Wan has become a name synonymous to some of the best Hollywood films. This Australian film director-producer is gearing up for the sequel to the much talked about Conjuring which releases today in India. Getting into a detailed with James team as we reveal some more details on the upcoming details of ‘The Conjuring 2’.

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    Varun Dhawan to play hockey legend Dhyan Chand

    It’s been 4 years since Ashok Dhyan Chand, son of hockey legend Dyan Chand sold the movie rights of his father’s life to producers Pooja Shetty and Aarti Shetty.

  • Our fight against inflation will go on: Rahul Gandhi

    Ghaziabad: Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to check inflation, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his party’s fight against inflation would continue.

  • Dabholkar murder: CBI arresting Tawade ‘part of duty’, says Swamy

    New Delhi: With the Central Bureau of Investigation arresting Virendra Tawade, a Sanatan Sanstha activist in connection with the sensational murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar nearly three years ago, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday termed the move as the CBI’s duty and demanded a logical end to the case.

  • Congress dubs Haryana Govt. ‘anti-women’ for barring teachers from wearing jeans to work

    New Delhi: Taking a strong exception to the recent order of the Haryana education department which bars school teachers from wearing jeans to work, the Congress on Saturday dubbed Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar-led government ‘anti women’, claiming that he had made objectionable statement on women in the past as well.

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    Saina in Australian Open final, Srikanth is out

    Sydney: India’s Saina Nehwal stormed into the final of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries badminton tournament here on Saturday, beating Wang Yihan of China 21-8, 21-12 in a semi-final.

  • ‘PK’ to release in Japan this October

    New Delhi: The 2014 blockbuster ‘PK,’ featuring Aamir Khan, is all set to hit the theatres in Japan, this October.