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35 militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 3 (IANS) At least 35 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Wednesday. The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) carried out operations in Nangarhar, Balkh, Kandahar, Wardak, Paktiya, Helmand and Kapisa provinces, Xinhua reported citing the statement. At least 18 militants were wounded and two ot...

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Markets hit record high; IT stocks surge

Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday hit record high of 27,198.80 points, surpassing its previous high of 27,082.85 points Sep 2. Good buying was observed in IT, technology, media and entertainment (TECK) and auto sectors, while selling pressure was seen in banking sector. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exc...

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Crush on teachers: TV actors tell their story

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Be it the brain or brawn or the smile, children tend to fall for that one teacher in their school at least once in a lifetime. TV actors like Divyanka Tripathi, Mrunal Jain and Mohammad Nazim go down memory lane and recall their crushes. On the occasion of Teacher's Day, which falls on Sep 5, IANS gets TV actors to reveal their crushes on their teachers: D...

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Watch your diet to reduce diabetes risk

London, Sep 3 (IANS) What you eat and drink, and not just the number of calories, is a significant factor in diabetes risk, a study showed. Losing weight may be good but not enough to prevent Type 2 diabetes as researchers have shown that you do not have to be overweight to have elevated levels of glucose in blood. For the study, researchers compared genetically identical twins -...

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910 militants, 82 soldiers killed in North Waziristan

Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least 910 militants and 82 Pakistani soldiers have been killed in operation Zarb-i-Azb in North Waziristan, the military said Wednesday. The statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) added that 27 explosives and arms making factories have been destroyed and the operation in North Waziristan is going on according to plan, Dawn online reporte...

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Track conversion to hit food supply to northeast from October

Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) The transport of foodgrains and other essentials to Tripura, Mizoram and other northeastern states would be severely affected following a 'mega block' of railway services from October, a Tripura minister said here Wednesday. Under the 'mega block' programme, the railway lines would be converted from metre gauge to broad gauge. For this, the Northeast Frontier Railw...

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Commuters inconvenienced as Kolkata taxis keep off road

Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) For the sixth time since August, commuters were inconvenienced as taxis stayed off roads Wednesday with taxi unions calling an indefinite strike demanding a fare hike and protesting the West Bengal government's action against agitating drivers. The strike called by Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) resulted in hundre...

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Console games new threat to global climate: Study

New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Console games downloaded over broadband internet are causing more greenhouse gas emissions than Blu-ray discs delivered via retail stores, new research reveals. It is not always true that digital distribution of media will have lower carbon emissions than distribution by physical means, at least when file sizes are large, they added. Researchers from Yale U...

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'Headscarf instils positive body image in British Muslim women'

London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Muslim women who wear a hijab (headscarf) generally have a more positive body image, are less reliant on media messages about beauty ideals and place less importance on appearance than those who do not wear a hijab, says an Indian-origin researcher. These effects appear to be driven by use of a hijab specifically, rather than by religion. While we sho...

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Jayaram doesn't want son to bank on his popularity

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Jayaram's son Kalidas is set to make his acting debut in upcoming Tamil comedy Oru Pakka Kathai. And he has advised his son to make his mark by hard work instead of banking on his popularity. Jayaram is a popular actor in Malayalam as well as Tamil. It's a proud moment for me. I'm finally launching my son in the industry. I haven't given him too much a...

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Plan to work with Prasanna again: Arun Vaidyanathan

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Arun Vaidyanathan had teamed up with actor Prasanna in 2009 Tamil thriller Achchamundu! Achchamundu! and now the filmmaker plans to collaborate again provided they both find time from their respective commitments. Prasanna is a great friend and it will be a delight to work with him any day. We plan to work together, but it will only happen when both of us are free. ...

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'Aagadu' will be another turning point: Mahesh Babu

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Superstar Mahesh Babu, who is gearing up for the release of Telugu actioner Aagadu, thinks the movie will be another turning point in his career a la his last outing Dookudu with filmmaker Sreenu Vaitla. When I look back at my career, some films hold very important place. 'Dookudu' is one such film that became a turning point in my life. Now, I'm certain that 'Aagad...

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Human greed driving species towards extinction: Study

Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) In a disturbing trend, scientists have reported that species are becoming extinct as much as 1,000 times more frequently - 10 times worse than the previous estimates - owing to human population growth and increasing per capita consumption. Extinctions are more frequent now than in the 60 million years before people came along. This reinforces the urgency ...

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Low-budget films guarantee high returns: Shivaji

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Shivaji, who has been a part of several successful low-budget Telugu films over the years, says that such kind of movies guarantee high returns over those that are lavishly made on a high budget and low content value. I have starred in several low-budget films. The success rate of my films is higher than several star-studded films that are made on a minimum bu...

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Exercise can stem frequent night urination in men

New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Men who are physically active are at lower risk of nocturia - waking up at night to urinate, says a study. Nocturia is the most common and bothersome lower urinary tract affliction in men. Combined with other management strategies, physical activity may provide a strategy for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) related outcomes, particularl...

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Recreating 1980s era was challenging for Jeeva Shankar

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Director Jeeva Shankar says it wasn't easy to recreate the 1980s era for upcoming Tamil romantic-drama Amara Kaaviyam, but he credits his producer and art director for taking up the challenge and successfully pulling it off. My film is predominantly set in Ooty. About 80 percent of the film takes place there and the rest happens in Coimbatore. I was under the assump...

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2016 NASA asteroid mission awaits your messages

Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) NASA has invited the public to submit short messages and images on social media that could be placed in a time capsule aboard a spacecraft to be launched in 2016 for an asteroid study. Called the Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the spacecraft will rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu in 2019, collect ...

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Malaysian brand Marrybrown to expand food outlets in India

Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Sensing a growing demand for fried chicken, burgers in tier 2 and 3 cities Malaysian quick service restaurant chain Marrybrown will be expanding its foot print in southern India, said a top official. Marrybrown will also be adding more dishes to its menu card mid-September, he said. We are seeing growth in smaller towns like Rajapalayam, Dindugul and other p...

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Nippon Life keen to hike stake in Reliance Life

Tokyo, Sep 3 (IANS) Nippon Life Insurance of Japan wants to hike its stake in its Indian joint venture Reliance Life Insurance to 49 percent from 26 percent, when India notifies the decision of higher foreign equity cap in the sector, a news report here said. The two sides are in talks and will likely seal the deal as soon as the legislation raising caps on foreign investment in Indian i...

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Sex hormones linked to sudden cardiac arrest

New York, Sep 3 (IANS) In what could lead to prevention of sudden cardiac arrest, a study led by an Indian-origin cardiologist has found that levels of sex hormones in the blood are linked to the heart rhythm disorder. Measuring the levels of sex hormones in patients' blood may identify patients likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, the findings showed. Higher testosterone (t...

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