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  • Yeddyurappa bail plea postponed

    Bangalore, Oct 18 ():  The interim bail plea of ex – Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa (BSY) has been postponed to October 20 by the High Court. BSY who is undergoing treatment for hypertension and chest pain in a state run hospital is likely to be discharged today evening, said the doctors. Justice B V…

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  • Courts clamp Diwali fireworks

    Chennai/Bangalore, Oct 18 () : The Karnataka High Court has asked State government to ban bursting of crackers in public places and earmark places where it can be done. The Madras High Court has told traders that those wanting to sell fireworks should do so only at the Island Grounds. The traders expressed inability to…

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  • Pallam Raju assures defence procurement to private industry

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr MM Pallam Raju on Tuesday assured the creation of a private industry of a level playing field in defence procurement. Inaugurating a two-day seminar on ‘Command, Control, Computers, Communication, Intelligence and Information (C4I2 Summit-2011)’ here, Raju said: ” It will be my endeavor to…

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  • New iPhone app helps husband locate cheating wife

    London, Oct 18 (ANI): An American man used Apple’s new ‘Find My Friends’ App to catch his cheating wife. The new Apple app uses GPS to let designated friends ‘see’ where you are, showing a live location on the mobile screens. The idea is to make it easier to find friends on a night out,…

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  • ‘Modern’ blade production started much earlier than previously thought

    Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new discovery by researchers at Tel Aviv University has pushed back the production of sophisticated blade hundreds of thousands of years earlier than originally thought. Archaeology has long associated advanced blade production with the Upper Palaeolithic period, about 30,000-40,000 years ago, linked with the emergence of Homo sapiens and cultural…

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  • Fish oil prevents and slows progression of osteoarthritis

    Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): University of Bristol researchers have found for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil could “substantially and significantly” reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis. In their study, omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally develop osteoarthritis, reduced disease by 50 per cent compared to a standard diet, Science…

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  • China first to begin domestication of chickens 8,000 years ago

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Domestication of chickens began about 8,000 years ago in China, far earlier than in the rest of the world, according to a recent study on fossils uncovered in north China’s Hebei Province. Archaeologists said they had unearthed 116 fossil specimens from 23 types of animals, including pig, dog, chicken, tortoise,…

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