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  • The plant with the botanical name Miqualia dentate Bedd produces an anti-cancer alkaloid called Camptothecine

    How plants know whether it is day or night

    London: Certain proteins inform the plant cells, bacteria and fungi whether it is day or night or cloudy or sunny and researchers have now determined the inner workings of one of these proteins.

  • A Super Gifting Idea for Raksha Bandhan

    NEW DELHI: The New, Elegant LeEco Le 2 Grey is Designed to Strengthen Bonds Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner and buying a gift for a gizmo-loving sibling can be tricky. How about gifting them the next generation superphone that is not just drop dead gorgeous but also comes with a powerful processor, amazing display and ample storage capacity.

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    We gave our best, we were just unlucky: Jwala Gutta

    Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta has defended the sad medal run of the Indian contingent in the Rio Olympics saying that they had prepared superbly but were just unlucky.

  • Now, wood windows that keep homes cooler than glass

    Washington: Scientists have developed new windows made of transparent wood that could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and keep houses cooler than glass.

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    Idea expands 4G LTE services across Maharashtra, Goa

    New Delhi: India’s third largest national mobile operator Idea Cellular has announced rapid expansion of the 4G LTE services in 390 towns across 32 districts of Maharashtra and Goa.

  • SC notice on ban beef ban in Maharashtra

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a petition challenging a Bombay High Court order permitting consumption of beef brought from states that allow cow slaughter.

  • Amnesty Int’l India row: CPI (M) takes on ABVP for imposing ‘Hindutva’ views

    Kolkata: Hitting out at the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over the Amnesty International India row, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said the move to suppress discussion and freedom of opinion and impose Hindutva views cannot be accepted.

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    HC asks Kanhaiya to move trial court for regular bail

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to hear JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar’s application for regular bail in a sedition case, asking him to approach a sessions court for the same.

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    Central Railway to run special trains for Velankanni festival

    Mumbai: The Central Railway will run two special trains from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus here to Velankanni in Tamil Nadu to tackle the passenger rush during the Velankanni Festival. Special train (01031) will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) at 1.20 PM on August 26 and reach Velankanni at 10 PM the next day, while in the return journey, train (01032) will depart from Velankanni station on August 28 at 8.30

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    India-China ties developing smoothly despite frictions: Media 

    Beijing: Hailing India for keeping “neutral stand” over the South China Sea issue despite pressure from the US and Japan, state-run Chinese media today said there are some contradictions and frictions between the two nations but the overall bilateral relations have been developing smoothly.

  • Hyundai Begins Teasing New Elantra In India

    The Hyundai Elantra is about to enter the country in its new avatar. Pegged to be launched on August 23, 2016, Hyundai has started teasing the car to the Indian audience. The carmaker has launched a teaser video highlighting the exterior features of the car. Hyundai’s D-segment offering will rival the Corolla Altis, Chevrolet Cruze and the Skoda Octavia. Bookings for the car have commenced with a token amount of