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22 October 2017

IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells

IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells Nanoparticle formulation of a chlorophyll-rich biomolecular extract of an Indian medicinal plant Anthocephalus cadamba combined with a near-infrared dye has been found to selectively kill sk ... Read More

Published : 7 hrs ago

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Evening News Digest: 22 October 2017

PM inaugurates Phase 1 of RO RO Ferry Service between Ghogha and Dahej Who will inaugurate: At a public meeting in Ghogha, the Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. Objective: ... Read More

Published : 8 hrs ago

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World's deepest lake 'Baikal Lake' crippled by putrid algae

World's deepest lake 'Baikal Lake' crippled by putrid algae Lake Baikal in Siberia holds one fifth of the world’s unfrozen fresh water, but its precious fish stocks are disappearing. Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent histor ... Read More

Published : 19 hrs ago

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21 October 2017

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths: 'Lancet' report

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths: 'Lancet' report With 2.51 million deaths in 2015, India has been ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths, according to a report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health. India accounted for abo ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 21 October 2017

Centre issues Notification for commencement of Section 247 of Companies Act, 2013 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued Notification for commencement of Section 247 of the Companies Act, 2013 with effect from 18th October, 2017. The valuers, ... Read More

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Despite drop in under-five mortality rate, 7,000 newborns die every day – UN report

Despite drop in under-five mortality rate, 7,000 newborns die every day – UN report In southern Asia and Sub Saharan Africa life-saving know-how and technologies must be made readily available, to stop babies from dying the day they are born. H ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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20 October 2017

U.S. approves second gene therapy for blood cancer

U.S. approves second gene therapy for blood cancer U.S. regulators approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for aggressive lymphoma in adults. Other gene therapies for blood cancers are being tested and sci ... Read More

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Evening News Digest: 20 october 2017

Not every inter-religious wedding is love jihad: Kerala HC Kerala High Court stated that every inter-caste or inter-religion marriage in the state is being portrayed as "love jihad" or "ghar wapsi", which is illegal and incorrect. In fact, such marr ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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State of World Population 2017 report

State of World Population 2017 report The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on October 19, 2017 released the State of World Population 2017. The report is titled "Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality." Key Highlig ... Read More

Published : 3 days ago

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19 October 2017

MCX launches India’s first commodity options in gold

MCX launches India’s first commodity options in gold The Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) launched India’s first commodity options in gold, giving stakeholders a new set of financial instruments to hedge their price risks. It w ... Read More

Published : 3 days ago

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