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Tokyo unscathed as weakening typhoon brushes by, heads north 9.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Japan's capital of Tokyo was unscathed on Thursday after a weakening typhoon brushed by it and headed north, pounding the coastline with rain and high winds, with scores of cancelled flights, and some power outages, in its wake. Though typhoon "Shanshan," a Chinese girl's name, had been predicted to possibly make landfall near Tokyo, a northeasterly twist to its course kept it out at sea and spared the capital more than high winds and heavy rains, which had mostly dissipated by morning. By late morning the centre of the storm was in the Pacific just off the city of Mito, about 100 km (62 miles) northeast of Tokyo, and set to weaken to tropical storm strength within hours as it moves further east into the Pacific. Around 100 domestic flights were cancelled and some trains, and there were about 2,000 households without power, but Tokyo's vast transportation system was operating mostly as usual. Japan has suffered from one weather disaster after another in the last six weeks, including a deadly heatwave ...
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You could have dementia if... 27.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Researchers found those who had orthostatic hypotension at the beginning of the study had a 54 per cent higher risk of developing dementia
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Want to live longer? Consume more fish 21.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Eating fish may help prolong life says study.
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After Cape Town, will it be Chennai? 18.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A recent report stated that Delhi is likely to face severe water shortage by 2020, and Chennai may well be on its way to a similar crisis. Is it not time we shifted our focus from supply to demand - rainwater conservation, better storage and minimising wastage? »
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Want to work with the government of India? 12.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
The ministry will engage 30 young graduates, postgraduates and PhD-holders in the fields of urban planning, urban design, engineering, information and technology, urban mobility, finance, social sector, and environmental issues.
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How to remember every thing you see, read 11.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
There has to be a purpose, aim or a goal. The brain should know why it should remember what it is trying to remember.
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The BIGGEST mistake working women make 4.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Most women tend to prioritise their work and family over health, till the time their body starts giving up, says Luke Coutinho.
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Why Indians love visiting the Great Wall of China 2.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
It's been a huge draw for Indian tourists this year.
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Chennai Buzz: Road widening, beautification, flood mitigation — and all that made news last week 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Start your week by catching up on some of the buzz in your city last week. A quick recap of some important headlines. »
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How to locate Chennai Airport Metro station, Tirusulam suburban rail station 30.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
These are among the several ways to reach the city once you've arrived at the Chennai airport. But thanks to obscure signage, they may not be easy to locate for the first-time traveller. Here's a quick guide. »
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Graduates, listen up. Intern first. Work later. 29.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Internships provide a platform for you to experiment with your career, explore new options, learn new skills.
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How to prepare for CAT 2018 25.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
CAT 2018: When and how to prepare for the exam.
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Can weight loss reverse heart disease? 24.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Patients with atrial fibrillation can reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight, finds a study.
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Work-life balance: Let your spouse take control 22.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A parent who regularly works the night shift may deliberately try to be awake and available for children before and after school.
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This is Apple CEO Tim Cook's first impression of company founder Steve Jobs 19.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Apple CEO Tim Cook in a recent interview with news agency Bloomberg spoke on a number of topics ranging from company founder Steve Jobs, coming out to the public, and the thought of running for President of the United States. Here are some excerpts of the interview On joining the company Steve (Jobs) had come back to the company and was essentially replacing the executive team that was there at the time. I thought, you know, this is an opportunity to talk to the guy who started the whole industry. Steve met me on Saturday. It was just minutes into talking to him... I want to do it. I totally shocked myself. There was a sparkle in his eyes that I’ve never seen in a CEO before. On Steve Jobs Steve had the vision that the workplace should facilitate people working together... having these common areas that people could work together and run into each other without planning on doing it... and that the level of ideas and creativity and innovation that would come out of that would be phenomenal. And we’re ...
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Want to romance the rains? Here's the perfect monsoon getaway 18.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
It's that time of the year when everything looks greener and prettier.
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Goa, Bali among Indian's favourite destination this monsoon 9.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Read on to find out about the other destination trending this season.
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Why diabetics need to sleep more 9.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
People with diabetes and pre-diabetes who have lower sleep efficiency have poorer cognitive function, a study has revealed.
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Ramzan recipe: Moroccan Stuffed Dates 6.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
We bring you traditional Ramzan recipes from across the world.
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Heart patients, do THIS to live longer! 1.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Aim for a fitter self for a longer life.
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