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Telugu comedian Gundu Hanumantha Rao passes away

Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Veteran comedian of Telugu cinema Gundu Hanumantha Rao passed away here on Monday. He was 61. The actor, who was suffering from kidney ailment for some time, suffered cardiac arrest in the early on Monday at his house in SR Nagar. He was rushed him to a private hospital but doctors there declared him dead, his family members said. His last rites were perf...

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Olympic champion Kipruto handed Commonwealth wild card

Nairobi, Feb 18 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) has handed Olympic and world steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto, a wild card to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Kipruto who won the men water and barriers race at the Rio 2016 Olympics and the London 2017 worlds was taken ill on Friday and was advised by doctors to skip competition, reports Xinhua news age...

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Kashmiri actor on growing up in 'politically unstable state'

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Kuch Bheege Alfaaz actor Zain Khan Durrani, a Kashmiri by birth, says the worst part about growing up in a tumultuous and politically unstable state is that you insidiously get used to the violence around. He made a strong impact in Onir's latest directorial Kuch Bheege Alfaaz as a poetic romantic dreamer RJ with a guilty secret. Where does this intensity on...

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Hyderabad student hangs self during video call with boyfriend

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) An MBA student hanged herself during a video call with her boyfriend at a hostel in Hyderabad, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred at the private hostel in the city's Kompally area on Saturday night. According to the police, Hanisha Chowdhary resorted to the extreme step while talking to her boyfriend Dakshit Patel. Chowdhary was shifted ...

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Himachal to hire 200 doctors through walk-in interview

Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, on Saturday took several major decisions, including filling up 200 posts of doctors on specific contracts through walk-in interviews to overcome their shortage. During the meeting, the cabinet also decided to amend a policy of tendering bond money for MBBS students pursuing higher degree.<...

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Scientists develop human intestinal lining on chip

New York, Feb 17 (IANS) In a breakthrough, scientists have successfully replicated a human intestinal lining using patient-derived cells inside an organ-chip, a finding that has potential to advance personalised treatments for gastrointestinal diseases. The Intestine-Chip, made out of a flexible polymer that features tiny channels that can be lined with thousands of living human cells, m...

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Olympic snowboarder from Russia successfully undergoes surgery

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 17 (IANS) Russian snowboarder Nikolay Olyunin has successfully undergone a surgery, the athletes wife Maria said on social media. On Thursday, Olyunin fell during the snowboard cross semifinal at the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang and suffered an injury, reports Tass news agency. According to Maria, he was diagnosed with meniscal...

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NASA's Kepler discovers nearly 100 new exoplanets

London, Feb 17 (IANS) An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets -- planets located outside our solar system. The discovery was based on data from the second mission of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope or K2 released in 2014. K2 searches for exoplanet transits by registering dips in light caused by the shadow of an exoplanet as it ...

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Hashimpura, Srebrenica and Rohingyas: Similar and so different

Incidents, similar in their chilling monstrosity, came to mind when I saw photographs of a row of Rohingya Muslim young men, on their knees, hands tied behind their back. Gun-wielding military police, lurking within the frame, eventually mowed them down. This is the face of the horror the world will remember. In a state of funk, Myanmar's commander-in-chief, General Min Aung Hlaing, has ...

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Trump visits shooting survivors in Florida hospital

Miami, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Florida where the survivors of this week's school massacre were being treated, media reports said. News channels broadcast images of the President and his wife walking down a corridor at Broward Health North hospital in Pompano Beach on Friday, where they spent time with patients and caregiv...

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Copper-coated uniforms may cut infection outbreak at hospitals

London, Feb 16 (IANS) Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals can help reduce the spread of bacterial and viral infections at hospitals by wearing a uniform brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles, new research has found. Bacterial infection has become a major issue in hospitals. Precious metals, such as gold and silver, have excellent antibacterial and antimicrobial properties...

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Contaminated packaged water could be behind diarrhoea outbreak: Kolkata Mayor

Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Refusing to admit that water contamination as a reason for the diarrhoea outbreak in several wards in the city, Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday indicated the source of contamination could be spurious packaged drinking water. He, however, reiterated that no contamination was found in water supplied by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Meanwhile, ...

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One dead, two injured as wall collapses in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman died while two others of his family suffered severe injuries on Thursday, when a wall near a garbage dumping site fell over them in the national capital, police said. The incident took place in Farsh Bazar area of east Delhi. At around 5 p.m, a JCB machine while lifting garbage hit the dilapidated wall that collapsed, critically injuri...

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Go-karting operator booked after woman dies in freak accident

Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Thursday booked the owner of a go-karting company after a woman died when her hair got entangled in the wheel of the go-kart. The accident took place on Wednesday evening at a mini-amusement park adjacent to the popular Yadavindra Gardens in Pinjore in Haryana's Panchkula district, around 20km from here. The owner of the amusement p...

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Parrikar suffers food poisoning, admitted to Mumbai hospital

Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was on Thursday rushed to the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with food poisoning, an official said. A formal statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said that Parrikar was in Mumbai for a routine check-up. Chief Minister will be unavailable for next two days, as he has to undergo a routine check-...

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Transgender woman successfully breastfeeds baby in world first

New York, Feb 15 (IANS) In a breakthrough, US doctors have reported the first ever case of a transgender woman successfully breast-feeding her baby. According to the doctors at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the 30-year-old transgender woman underwent a three and half months of a regimen of domperidone, estradiol, progesterone, and breast pumping. As a result, she w...

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Parrikar suffering food poisoning, admitted to Mumbai hospital

Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was on Thursday rushed to the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with food poisoning, an official said. A Chief Minister's Office functionary said that Parrikar was examined at the state government-run Goa Medical College near here late on Wednsday night after complaining of stomach pain. He was examined at ...

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Messenger Kids advocates got Facebook funding: Report

San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) Most experts who vetted Facebook's Messenger Kids -- a video calling and messaging app designed for the under 13s -- received funding from the social media giant, the WIRED has reported. When Facebook rolled out the app for children in December 2017, the company claimed it had worked closely with leading experts in order to safeguard younger users. But what i...

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Schools becoming breeding grounds for intolerance? A new book opens the discussion

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Nazia Erum's Mothering a Muslim has been dominating the bestseller charts for many weeks now and has opened up prime-time discussions on the telly, columns in newspapers and reams of reviews on how -- through the cases she has documented across cities -- religious bigotry has been seeping into schools, playgrounds, and into children's minds. Some of the accounts are shock...

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Aditya-Rani's wedding a 'trial' for Sabyasachi

Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji quipped that ace designer Sabyasachi did a trial with her wedding so star couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's marriage went smoothly. In the upcoming episode of Colors Infinity's show BFFs with Vogue, Sabyasachi will be seen spilling beans about the preparation process behind the secret wedding of star cricketer Kohli and actress-producer An...

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