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    ‘Selfie Elbow’ condition waiting to afflict Indians

    New Delhi: If you were left in shock after reading recent reports that ‘Selfie Elbow’ is a new medical condition, be warned, as the condition can catch up fast with those Indian youth who are obsessed with clicking self-portraits to impress their friends on social media, experts say.

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    Immune system can affect social behaviour

    Boston: In a startling discovery, scientists have found that immune system can directly affect, and even change, social behaviour, a finding that may have great implications for such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia, reports PTI.

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    Cancer immunotherapy may fight HIV too: study

    Los Angeles: A type of immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, a new study has found, says PTI. Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles found that recently discovered potent antibodies can be used to generate a specific type of cell called chimeric antigen receptors (CARs), that can be used to kill cells infected with HIV-1.

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    Anti-doping bodies to seek Russia’s ban from Rio Olympics: Reports

    Moscow: At least 10 national anti-doping organisations will demand from head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach that Russia be banned from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to the New York Times. On Monday, the WADA Independent Commission led by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren is expected to release a report on doping manipulations at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

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    Pokemon GO may make your smartphone thicker

    New York:  The popular Pokemon GO that requires you to keep the screen on all the time may drive smartphone manufacturers to insert a large battery, making smartphones thicker, reports IANS. “As Pokemon GO continues to gain steam, smartphone manufacturers will turn out devices that have features aimed specifically at this next generation of smartphone users — mobile phone users that are actually mobile,” Slashgear.com reported on Saturday.

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    Today’s teens may become prematurely hearing-impaired

    Washington: Teenagers are increasingly experiencing tinnitus, often a symptom of hearing loss, according to a new study which suggests that this should be seen as an early warning that these youngsters run a serious risk of deafness, reports PTI.

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    Hypertension is the biggest global risk factor for stroke

    Toronto: Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical condition globally, irrespective of age and sex, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher, reports IANS.  Stroke which is caused when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death, is the leading cause of mortality and disability, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. The findings showed that 47.9 per cent of stokes were

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    India’s first ultra-marathon flagged off in capital

    New Delhi:  The ‘Great India Run’, India’s first multi-city marathon was flagged off in a gala ceremony at the iconic Amar Jawan Jyoti in India Gate here early on Sunday. The event kicked off with a warm up session of the participating 15 ultra runners followed by flagging off the ultra-run and a five kilometre ‘fun run’.

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    Children are watching: Clinton targets Trump in new ad

    Washington: Donald Trump is at the centre of attack in a new advertisement by the rival Hillary Clinton campaign that invites adults to imagine what a child might be learning from the Republican presumptive nominee’s provocative rhetoric. Soft, inviting piano tones are set against a pink sunset and a neighbourhood at dusk, before the 70-year-old real estate tycoon’s voice interrupts the tranquil scene.

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    EU calls for trials of those who brought down MH17

    Brussels: On the second anniversary of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 being shot down in eastern Ukraine, the European Union on Sunday called for prosecution of those responsible for the tragedy. “The EU recall the tragedy of flight MH17, which occurred on July 17, 2014, and renew their sympathy to all those who have lost their loved ones. We all remember what happened two years ago with sorrow and sadness,” Efe news

  • Chandigarh, Sikkim park make it to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    Istanbul/New Delhi: UNESCO today listed Chandigarh and Sikkim’s national park home to the world’s third highest peak Mount Khangchendzonga among its World Heritage Sites, approving all three nominations linked to India this session. Today’s approval is besides the archaeological site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) in Bihar entering the list at the 40th session of The World Heritage Committee meeting in Istanbul.

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    I’m still middle class: John Abraham

    Mumbai: He may be a Bollywood star with a huge fan following, but actor John Abraham says he is still rooted to his middle class values.

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    Garlic aroma can persist in breast milk

    Berlin: Scientists have found that garlic aroma is evident in the breast milk of women who have consumed the aromatic food. This is caused by allyl methyl sulfide (AMS) – a metabolite which is first formed in a strong concentration during breastfeeding. “We still know very little about the impact of food consumed by mothers on their infants’ diets later in life,” said Andrea Buttner from Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU) in Germany.

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    Tiger Shroff turns choreographer for ‘A Flying Jatt’

    New Delhi: After wooing audience with his killer looks and dance skills, Tiger Shroff seems to have added another feather in his cap as he recently turned choreographer for his movie ‘A Flying Jatt’.

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    Most Americans pessimistic about race relations: poll

    Washington: An overwhelming majority of Americans think the next president should place “major” focus on improving US race relations, which most see as “generally bad.” The Washington Post/ABC News poll released yesterday was taken shortly after the mass shooting of white police officers by a black sniper that followed two high-profile shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police.

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    UK snipers trained to counter Nice-style terror attack: Report

    London: Britain’s Special Air Service (SAS) sniper teams have been trained to stop a speeding vehicle by shooting through the engine block with armour-piercing bullets in the event of a Nice-style attack, a report said today. British police fear that Islamic State (ISIS) sympathisers in the UK may attempt a copycat attack on the lines of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel’s killing of over 80 people by driving an armed lorry through crowds in

  • ICJS to be first launched in Telangana and AP

    Hyderabad: Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are the first states in the country where Integrated Criminal Justice System (ICJS) will be launched, Supreme Court Judge Madan B Lokur said today.

  • AAP govt will conduct opinion poll on full statehood: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: The Delhi government will conduct an “opnion poll” and not a “referendum” on the issue of full statehood for the national capital and bringing subjects such as police and land under the jurisdiction of the state government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

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    Extra virgin olive oil best for frying fish

    London: Fish fried in extra virgin olive oil and prepared in microwave is the healthiest option, suggested a study. According to the study, published in the journal Food Research International, the frying techniques, the nature of the oil used and the fish species have shown to influence the changes that take place while frying fish.

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    File ITRs before July 31 deadline: I-T dept

    New Delhi: With less than a fortnight left to file the annual ITRs by individuals and other category of taxpayers, the Income Tax department has suggested assesses to opt for e-filing of their returns for a hassle-free processing of the annual returns filing exercise.