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    Illegal kidney racket, the ugly side of healthcare

    New Delhi: Organ transplant trafficking is one of the fastest, but least reported crimes in India as well as in other countries around the world. It has often been described as a deep-rooted menace affecting the medical profession, both domestically and globally, reports ANI.

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    Russia has never favoured Olympic boycotts

    Moscow: Russia has never backed boycotts of Olympic Games, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Monday, as the country awaits the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)’s verdict on allowing its track and field athletes to compete at the Rio Games starting on August 5.

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    Discounts do not increase profitability for video games

    Washington: Discounts tied to buying large quantities of virtual goods have little impact on profitability and do not increase the number of customers making purchases, a new study has found, says PTI. The findings came from an experiment of more than 14 million players of mobile games by King Digital Entertainment, the maker of Candy Crush Saga, researchers from University of Chicago in the US and Erasmus University in Netherlands said. For the

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    Google aims to train 2 million developers on Android in India

    New Delhi: Tech giant Google aims to train about 2 million developers in India on its Android platform over the next three years to cash in on the high-quality talent pool in the country, reports PTI. India, which has about one million people working on solutions for the Android mobile platform, is poised to become home to about 4 million developers by 2018, making it the world’s largest developer base.

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    Life could exist on Saturn’s biggest moon Titan: study

    Los Angeles: Liquid water is a requirement for life on Earth. But on Saturn’s largest moon Titan, life might exist beyond the bounds of water-based chemistry, according to a new study by scientists at Cornell University, says IANS. Reporting in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers look at the presence of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) in the planet’s atmosphere and speculate that it could become a

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    Deepika Padukone stars in new ad that promotes sports

    New Delhi: A new ad for Nike featuring actress Deepika Padukone pays tribute to sportswomen and aims to fuel sport participation in India.  Released today the three-minute long advertisement video ‘Da Da Ding’, also features national field hockey player Rani Rampal besids other leading Indian athletes like footballer Jyoti Ann Burrett and cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandana and Shubhlakshmi Sharma.

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    Good storytelling can help you woo your girl

    Sydney: Love to spin good stories at any point of time? You can win a woman’s heart faster as according to researchers, women find men who are good storytellers more appealing and sexy, reports IANS.

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    Eat fruits, veggies to feel happy

    London: Eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s happiness levels later, a new study has claimed, reports PTI. The study is one of the first major scientific attempts to explore psychological well-being beyond the traditional finding that fruit and vegetables can reduce risk of cancer and heart attacks, researchers said. Happiness benefits were detected for each extra daily portion of fruit and vegetables up to 8 portions per day.

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    What’s keeping you from seeing the world as it is?

    Washington DC:  Turns out, the world is not as you have been told. When it comes to journalism, the “truth” is indeed “stranger than fiction”. According to a special report, the truth is being suppressed across the world as a variety of methods are being used to stop the journalists from covering the news.

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    After win, Abe calls for debate on Japan constitution

    Tokyo: An emboldened Shinzo Abe called today for debate on Japan’s pacifist constitution, which he said it was his “duty” to revise after scoring a strong win in weekend elections. Voters backed the hawkish prime minister, despite a lacklustre economic performance, handing his Liberal Democratic Party and its allies control of more than half of the upper house of parliament.

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    Theresa May set to take over as British PM as rival quits race

    London: UK Home Secretary Theresa May looks set to take charge as Britain’s second woman Prime Minister to replace David Cameron after her only rival in a surprise move announced today that she was withdrawing from the race. Andrea Leadsom, who was energy minister in the Cameron-led Cabinet, pulled out from the two-way contest for the Conservative party leadership in a dramatic move today.

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    Nepal’s first female chief justice takes oath

    Kathmandu: After its first female President and Parliament speaker, Nepal will now have its first woman Supreme Court Chief Justice after Sushila Karki today formally assumed office. The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee has yesterday unanimously approved the name of Karki, recommended by the Constitutional Council on April 10, for her appointment to the post, creating a new benchmark in the 64-year-long judicial history of the country.

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    Unique online strategy for Akira

    The trailer of the upcoming action movie Akira starring Sonakshi Sinha has become the new rage on the net. The youth have lapped up Sonakshi Sinha’s action avatar as the trailer created an all new all-time record for the highest number of views for a female led movie.

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    First look of Adira Chopra

    An Instagram handle with the name @iiamranimukerji has just shared pictures claiming to be Rani Mukerji’s baby Adira. Yes! We are as surprised as you are. Rani and Aditya Chopra have never really opened up about their baby or let the paparazzi reach out to their little. Well, a spokesperson from YRF rubbished this report and stated, “This is a fake account. Such accounts keep popping up despite several attempts to remove imposters. Not to

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    French press mourns “cruel defeat” in Euro 2016

    Paris: The French press on Monday mourned the 0-1 defeat of the national team to Portugal in the European football Championship final, but praised the players’ performance during the tournament. “Dismayed” said the sports daily L’Equipe on its front page and explained that although the team met all the conditions for the dream to be fulfilled, “the fairy tale did not end well.”

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    RTI: SBI declines info on Mallya’s loan, says matter sub-judice

    Mumbai: State Bank of India has expressed its inability to divulge details of loans given to Vijay Mallya and his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines in response to an RTI query, holding that the matter is sub-judice and being looked into by investigation agencies.

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    HC rejects bail plea of Samir Gaikwad in Pansare murder case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the bail plea of Samir Gaikwad, held in connection with the murder of veteran communist leader and rationalist Govind Pansare, saying there was prima facie ample evidence to link him with the crime.