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Nano bubbles filled with drug may kill cancer cells: Study

Sydney, July 16 (IANS) In a step further to identify range of cancer treatments available to patients, scientists have developed drug-filled nano bubbles triggered in the body by X-rays which may help kill the malignant cells. The tiny bubbles, known as liposomes, are commonly used in pharmacology to encapsulate drugs, making them more effective in the treatment of disease and researcher...

6 hours ago
Russia: Not so much a bear, more of a pleasant surprise

Moscow, July 16 (IANS) So the World Cup is over after just over a month of intense football, travelling, long nights and early mornings, flights and press-room coffee. A total of 35 days in Russia gives you a lot to think about and a lot to remember, too much to express in 500 words, but some impressions from the World Cup should be written down for posterity, reports Xinhua news agency....

16 hours ago
Who could move after World Cup performances?

Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Every World Cup has its winners and losers: no matter who finally lifts the trophy, with some footballers' performances seeing their stock rise dramatically and earning them a big-money move over the summer. These are some players whose displays in Russia will have attracted attention and who could be on the move. Kylian Mbappe's performance in the final and his aw...

1 day ago
India enter quarters of Asian Junior badminton

Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) Barring Lakshya Sen, none of the Indian could stand up to the clinical South Koreans as India went down 1-4 in their last Group C match in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships here on Sunday. But, having finished second behind South Korea in the group, India entered the quarterfinals where they will take on Japan on Monday. In contrast, the Indian juni...

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84 Amur leopard remain in the wild: Study

Washington, July 15 (IANS) Scientists estimate that only 84 Amur leopards, a highly endangered specie, are left in the wild across its current range in Russia and China. This new estimate of the Amur leopard population was reported in the latest issue of journal Conservation Letters by scientists from China, Russia, and the US, reports Xinhua news agency. They combined forces to ...

2 days ago
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third

St Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) A slick Belgium produced a spirited performance befitting their pre-tournament reputation to get past England 2-0 and finish third in the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday. Goals from Thomas Meunier (fourth minute) and Eden Hazard (82nd) helped Roberto Martinez's golden generation of footballers to their best-ever finish in the competition after losing the thi...

2 days ago
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'

Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Ina...

2 days ago
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'

Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Ina...

2 days ago
Maybe I excel at supernatural thriller genre: Dipika Kakar

Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Dipika Kakar does not mind getting slotted in the supernatural thriller genre, saying she maybe excels at it. Dipika has featured in Sasural Simar Ka, where the central character turned into a makhi (fly) following a shraap (curse). She is also seen in the supernatural thriller Qayamat Ki Raat on Star Plus. Asked if she does not fear getting slotted...

2 days ago
Veteran journalist Yagnik fell off building: MP Police

Indore, July 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police on Saturday said veteran journalist Kalpesh Yagnik did not die of a heart attack as reported earlier but lost his life after he fell from the terrace of a building here. The 55-year-old Dainik Bhaskar Group Editor passed away early on Friday. Director General of Police Narayan Chari Mishra told IANS: Yagnik died after falling from the ...

2 days ago
Musk wants to visit India early 2019, will Modi have the time?

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who just completed a successful three-day visit to China, has shown an interest in visiting India in early 2019 -- a time when the country would be busy preparing for its general elections. Tough government regulations have thwarted Musk in fulfilling his Tesla India plans. With this announcement, he perhaps would like to chart out a concret...

2 days ago
Elon Musk wants to visit India in 2019

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk who just completed his three-day visit to China, has shown an interest in visiting India early 2019. He has said India generally makes him hopeless when it comes to tough government regulations. Replying to a tweet from a user, Musk who is also SpaceX Founder, said he is keen to be in India soon. Probably early next year, Must replied...

3 days ago
Centre positive on setting up defence incubator in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has responded positively to setting up a defence incubator in Hyderabad. Responding to a request from Telangana government, she agreed to consider setting up the defence incubator in T-Hub, the technology incubator set up by the state government. According to Telangana's Minister for Information Technology and Industry...

3 days ago
2018 World Cup in Russia 'best ever': FIFA head Infantino

Moscow, July 13 (IANS) The FIFA World Cup has changed the perception of Russia among all countries as the visitors have discovered a hospitable country, full of people who are keen to show to the world that what sometimes is said is not actually what happens here, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said. It is an incredible, amazing World Cup. From the very beginning of the tournament, we h...

3 days ago
Otzi the Iceman's last meal reveals remarkably high fat diet: Study

London, July 13 (IANS) The 5,300-year-old Otzi the Iceman's last meal was remarkably heavy on fat, revealed the first in-depth analysis of the Iceman's stomach contents, which also offer a rare glimpse of ancient dietary habits. Otzi -- the oldest naturally preserved ice mummy -- was discovered by German tourists in the Eastern Italian Alps in 1991. The analysis, reported in the...

3 days ago
'Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle' fails as a satire

Film: Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle; Director: Vinod Tiwary; Cast: Krushna Abhishek, Rajniesh Duggall, Nazia Hussain, Mukul Dev, Deepshika and Aman Verma; Rating: *1/2 With a title like Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle one expects a comedy of gentle reminders and risque situations. If astutely mounted, it sure would have been a laughter riot. But alas, this film is far from the designed potentials. ...

3 days ago
Veteran journalist Kalpesh Yagnik dead

Indore, July 13 (IANS) Veteran journalist and Dainik Bhaskar Group Editor Kalpesh Yagnik passed away early on Friday in Madhya Pradesh following a heart attack, newspaper sources said. He was 55. Yagnik was working at the newspaper's Indore office when he suffered a cardiac arrest at 10.30 p.m. on Thursday. He was rushed to the Bombay Hospital here. He was treated for three hours...

3 days ago
Sachin-Jigar created four options for 'Chad gayi hai"

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Popular composers Sachin-Jigar created four options for the newly released song Chad gayi hai from Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold before they zeroed in on the final one. While we were working on the film for over one and a half years, this song came up at the last minute, and was finished in a span of 20 days. We created four options for this song before we zeroed in on...

3 days ago
Microsoft Teams now available for free in 40 languages

San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Taking on professional collaboration tool Slack, Microsoft's Teams is now available for free in 40 languages worldwide. Currently, more than 200,000 businesses across 181 markets globally use Teams -- a hub for chatting, sharing documents, video and voice calling in Microsoft 365 -- to collaborate and get work done. Whether you're a freelancer, a sma...

3 days ago
Trump shares letter from Kim, touts progress in talks

Washington, July 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump released a letter on Thursday on his Twitter account, which he said he received from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and touted the great progress in bilateral talks between the two countries, a month after the two men met in Singapore. A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea. Great progress being made, Trump said in a tweet...

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