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Vitamin D helps obese patients with bone disease

New York, April 1 (IANS) Higher levels of vitamin D may decrease pain and improve function in obese individuals with the bone disease osteoarthritis, suggests a new research. The findings published in the journal The Clinical Journal of Pain indicate that adequate vitamin D levels help obese individuals with osteoarthritis walk, balance and rise from sitting to standing position better t...

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Modi for competing with China in steel production

Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) Stating that India has overtaken the US in steel production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country has to compete with China which is far ahead. India has surpassed America in steel production. But, we are still behind China and when I talk about Make in India, we would not accept to stay behind any one. We have to increase our production, said Modi af...

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Tata Sons appoints new members on board

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Tata Sons Ltd. (TSL), the holding company of the diversified Tata Group, on Wednesday said it has appointed two new members on its board as non-executive independent directors of the company. The company, in a statement, said Farida Khambata, member of the investment committee of Cartica and former member of the management group of investment firm IFC alongwith ...

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Congress hails suspension of summons to Manmohan

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court putting on hold on a special court's summon to former prime minister Manmohan Singh that sought his appearance as accused in the coal scam. Describing the suspension as appropriate, party leader Manish Tiwari said: The summon in the first place, even after the CBI filing a closure report, was a case of judicial ...

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OPEC daily basket price closes lower

Vienna, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $51.06 a barrel on Tuesday, compared to $51.45 on Monday, the organisation's secretariat said. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of Murban (UAE), Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwa...

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Nigeria's new president is Indian defence college alumnus

Abuja (Nigeria), April 1 (IANS) Nigeria's newly elected president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari who defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election, is an alumnus of the Indian Defence Services Staff College in Wellington from where he graduated in 1973. Maj. Gen. Buhari became the president-elect after President Jonathan conceded defeat in the election and put in a...

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Missing Indan-origin boy with rare medical condition found

London, April 1 (IANS) A missing 10-year-old Indian-origin boy with a rare medical condition was found in southern England by an off-duty police officer. A major search was launched on Tuesday morning after Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh, who suffers from adrenal hyperplasia and requires medication three times a day, disappeared, Mirror online reported. The youngster was seen on CCTV f...

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IBM to invest $3 bn in new Internet of Things unit

New York, April 1 (IANS) Technology giant IBM has announced that it will invest some $3 billion over the next four years to create a new unit dubbed the Internet of Things (IoT) based on the interconnection of everyday objects with the web. The company, as it explained in a communique on Tuesday, seeks to make use of its experience in this field and the data that it compiles to offer new...

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Germanwings co-pilot reported depressive episode: Lufthansa

Berlin, April 1 (IANS) Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, thought to have deliberately crashed an airliner in the French Alps last week, in 2009 reported to the Lufthansa flight school the fact that he had overcome a serious depressive episode, the German airline has said. Lufthansa revealed the new information in a communique on Tuesday after conducting an internal investigation and sending Germa...

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Playing video games three hours daily makes kids hyperactive

London, April 1 (IANS) Children who play video games for more than three hours a day are more likely to be hyperactive, get involved in fights and be uninterested in school, says a new study by the University of Oxford. The findings published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture highlighted that the time spent playing games could be linked with problem behaviour and this wa...

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'Udta Punjab' made Alia fly off social media

Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The young and versatile Alia Bhatt was missing from the virtual platform for quite sometime. The chirpy actress says she had to go off the radar to focus on her work, but she is now back with the first schedule of her film Udta Punjab ending. And the first sched for #UdtaPunjab ends for me! Apologies for going MIA...But had to had to focus;) and now I'm backkkkk ;)...

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Abhishek to do cameo in Aishwarya's comeback film

Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Sanjay Gupta's action film Jazbaa is special in many ways. It not only marks the comeback of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, but also features her husband and actor Abhishek Bachchan in a special role. The film's director took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the news. Big excitement at the shoot today as Abhishek Bachchan shoots his special appeara...

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Pain-plagued Selby reaches China Open snooker quarters

Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Neck pain plagued Mark Selby ended English star Elliot Slessor's dream of a career's first quarter-final in the 2015 World Snooker China Open here on Wednesday. Stay motionless too long, then it might get stiff again, said Selby who has been nursing a neck injury since 2012 when he had to withdraw from the China Open in an earlier round. The pain came back...

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Odisha awaits nod for international flights

Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) Even 17 months after getting the tag of an international airport, commercial operations are yet to begin at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here. Despite several requests from the Odisha government, the union civil aviation ministry is yet to give its final nod to low cost international carriers to commence flights to and from the lone full-fledged airp...

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New Zealand seamer Mills retires from cricket

Auckland, April 1 (IANS) New Zealand seamer Kyle Mills on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Mills, 36, ends a 17-year first-class career a day after teammate Daniel Vettori also confirmed his retirement. The pair were part of the Black Caps' thrilling World Cup campaign which ended with a loss to Australia in the final at Melbourne on Sunday. M...

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'Citylights' to be screened at NYIFF

Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Hansal Mehta's film Citylights, which narrates a heart-wrenching tale of a couple who migrates to Mumbai to fulfill their dreams, will be screened at the upcoming edition of New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). Elated over the news, the director says screening dates are yet to be announced. #Citylights to be screened at #NYIFF...Lovely festival run by some amazIn...

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South Korea's Cha Du-ri quits international football

Seoul, April 1 (IANS) South Korean defender Cha Du-ri has ended his 14-year-long international football career. The 34-year-old Cha capped for South Korea in two World Cups, including the 2002 event in which South Korea made it to the semi-finals. He played as many as 76 matches for the Asian football powerhouse, reports Xinhua. Your love and support is beyond my expectation, sai...

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World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) The world's oldest person, Japanese woman Misao Okawa, died on Wednesday of natural causes aged 117, Efe news agency reported. Okawa died at a retirement home where she lived in Osaka, according to facility doctors cited by national broadcaster NHK. Okawa was recognised by the Guinness World Records as the oldest living woman in February 2013. The s...

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Sarkozy to be questioned again over campaign funds

Paris, April 1 (IANS) Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is scheduled to be questioned by judges at a Paris court on Wednesday over a campaign finance scandal dating back to his failed second bid at the presidency in 2012. The probe centres on claims the centre-right Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party -- which Sarkozy now heads -- should not have paid fines levelled against th...

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Opposition candidate Buhari declared Nigeria president-elect

Abuja, April 1 (IANS) Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of Nigeria's opposition All Progressive Congress, was officially declared president-elect on Wednesday, marking the first time that an incumbent has been defeated in the country's presidential election. Earlier, outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan conceded the weekend race saying he has kept his promise of free and fair elections to ...

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