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    World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

Eight richest men in the world own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, said a study by Oxfam, an international

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    Serena Williams Announces Engagement with Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams Announces Engagement with Alexis Ohanian

Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced Thursday she is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, breaking the news with a poem on her verified Reddit account. Williams, 35, and Ohanian, 33,

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    Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

A combination of a common diabetes medication and a drug for treating hypertension may effectively combat a wide range of cancer cells by driving them to commit ‘suicide’, a new

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    2016: Top 10 Fake News Forwards That We (Almost) Believed

2016: Top 10 Fake News Forwards That We (Almost) Believed

From currency to salt-very little escaped the reach of fake or fabricated news in 2016. Rumours spread from WhatsApp and other social media into the mainstream media. Institutions such as

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    Reviving Na Khowa, the Festival of Feasting in Assam

Reviving Na Khowa, the Festival of Feasting in Assam

With the mercury dipping, people in Assam, particularly in the rural areas, are switching to celebration mode with the Na Khowa festival, an age-old ritual of community feasts organised to

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    Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

Why More People Die of Heart Disease Around Christmas

Deaths related to heart disease go up around Christmas and they are not because of the cold winter season when death rates are usually at a seasonal high, says a

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Indian Women More Hooked to Smartphones Than Men: Report

  Indian Women More Hooked to Smartphones Than Men: Report

The time spent on smartphones has gone up considerably in the country, surpassing the time spent on any other media

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‘Dangal’ Body Transformation, I Have not Used Any Substances Says Aamir

  ‘Dangal’ Body Transformation, I Have not Used Any Substances Says Aamir

Aamir Khan, who is known for his portrayal of a wide range of characters on screen, said that he would

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For the Love of Badminton

  For the Love of Badminton

November Edition, NET Bureau, Making a Difference, Sayantani Deb In this concrete world when everyone is busy fulfilling personal goals,

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Hindus Have Lowest Level of Educational Attainment: Study

  Hindus Have Lowest Level of Educational Attainment: Study

Hindus continue to have the lowest level of educational attainment among other major religions of the world despite having made

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India Among Most Vacation-Deprived Country: Report

  India Among Most Vacation-Deprived Country: Report

India has been ranked as the fourth most vacation deprived country globally, as 63 per cent take fewer days of

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Heavy Drinking During Youth Can Disrupt Brain Development

  Heavy Drinking During Youth Can Disrupt Brain Development

Excessive alcohol use during adolescence can disrupt the development of brain and increase risk of substance use disorder later in

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Mobile Money Can Help Lift People out of Poverty: Study

  Mobile Money Can Help Lift People out of Poverty: Study

Mobile money services, which allow users to store and exchange monetary values via mobile phone, can help lift people in

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Chemotherapy May Cause Women to Grow New Eggs, Says Study

  Chemotherapy May Cause Women to Grow New Eggs, Says Study

Treatment with common chemotherapy drug combination appears to increase the number of young eggs in women’s ovaries, a new research

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WhatsApp to Stop Working on Millions of Smartphones by Year End

  WhatsApp to Stop Working on Millions of Smartphones by Year End

It is time to look at your smartphone, not to check amy message or email but how old it is.

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Injections, Implants Tested as New Weapons to Prevent HIV

  Injections, Implants Tested as New Weapons to Prevent HIV

Scientists are taking the battle to prevent HIV to the next level with large-scale trials set to start using injections

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Human Cells with ‘Built-in Circuit’ Can Kill Cancer Cells

  Human Cells with ‘Built-in Circuit’ Can Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers have engineered cells with a “built-in genetic circuit” that produces a molecule that impairs the ability of cancer cells

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