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NBCC India Ltd receives order worth around Rs 400 crore 17.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
Mumbai, NBCC (India) Limited said it has received in principle approval from the Department of Commerce, under the Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry, for conceptualizing, designing and constructing ‘India Pavilion at World Expo-2020, to be held in Dubai from Oct-2020 to Apr-2021, likely to cost around Rs 400 crore. The World Expo 2020 is a […]
CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage - study 16.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.
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6 reasons you must buy cancer insurance NOW! 13.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Given the high cost of treating cancer and the reasonable premium rates at which these plans are available, one should opt for a cover at the earliest.
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Baby Died In Accidental Fall, Parents Donate His Organs Saving Man's Life 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A Nepalese couple donated the organs of their 11-month-old baby, giving a new lease of life to a terminally-ill patient suffering from renal failure at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research...
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India and Korea sign pacts on wide-ranging areas - Full list of MoUs 11.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The objective of the joint statement was to "facilitate ongoing negotiations on upgrading the India-Korea CEPA by identifying key areas for trade liberalisation".
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GU teacher elected Fellow of Linnean Society 11.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
GU teacher elected Fellow of Linnean Society
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Monsanto may appeal Brazil royalties ruling 10.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Monsanto Co is considering appealing a Brazilian court ruling obliging it to deposit in an escrow account the royalties related to its Intacta RR2 Pro soy seed biotechnology, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Homosexuality not normal, it`s against Hindutva: Subramanian Swamy 10.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The top court is all set to commence the crucial hearing on a clutch of pleas challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC) which re-criminalisation of consensual gay sex between two adults, rejecting the Centre's plea seeking postponement of the proceedings.
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India, South Korea Sign Five MoUs in Science & Technology 9.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India and South Korea today signed five MoUs in the field of Science & Technology. Union Minister for Science & Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan and his South Korean counterpart,Mr. You Young Min signed three MoUs for (i) Programme of Cooperation 2018-21; (ii) Establishment of Future Strategy Group; (iii) Cooperation in Biotechnology & Bioeconomy.
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Ministers, officials not obeying CM’s orders on road repairs: Munda 9.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Ministers, officials not obeying CM’s orders on road repairs: Munda
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Olympic equestrian tycoon saddles up to join Mexican leftist's cabinet 9.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's new chief of staff is a tycoon and former Olympic equestrian show-jumper whose gamble on Mexico's leftist president-elect paid off politically, but who must now tread carefully to avoid conflicts of interest.
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No hasty decision on boundary issue: CM 8.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
No hasty decision on boundary issue: CM
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CM moots importance of instituting a medical research unit 8.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CM moots importance of instituting a medical research unit
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Different Depts of MU to take up relay hunger strike 7.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Different Depts of MU to take up relay hunger strike
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Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino 5.7.2018 Reuters: World News
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have created hybrid embryos from the sperm of near-extinct northern white rhinoceroses in the laboratory, hoping they can ultimately help save the species.
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China blocks Micron sales amid U.S. trade tensions, chip battle 4.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court has temporarily barred Micron Technology Inc from selling its main semiconductor products in the world's biggest memory chip market, citing violation of patents held by Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp ...
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What kind of mysterious Surface device is Microsoft cooking up? 4.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
US technology website, The Verge, reports that Microsoft has been working on developing a new device for its Surface range. Going by the code name, Andromeda, the device is thought to have a hinged dual-display design and a dedicated operating system. The Verge reports that, according to various patents filed by Microsoft, the firm is developing a device featuring two screens linked by a hinge system, which can fold out to make a single, larger display. The folding design also makes the device highly portable, possibly even pocket-sized. In true Surface style, a stylus could also be on the agenda for easy note-taking. This could, in fact, turn out to be some kind of hybrid device, for use like a smartphone when closed, and a tablet when open. However, that could prove a gamble for Microsoft, which is now outstripped in the mobile market by Google and Apple. Although the project appears to be in a relatively advanced stage, no official information has yet been released about the device. Plus, the consumer ...
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Fruit Bats Identified As Source Of Nipah Virus Outbreak In Kerala 3.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Fruit bats were the source of Nipah virus which created havoc in Kerala's Kozhikode in May according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday.
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Rajasthan government bats for nanotechnology to better farming sector 2.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
With the aim to reduce use of chemical in farming and double the income of farmers by increasing production and reducing expenditure, Rajasthan agriculture department is soon going to introduce nanotechnology based products in farming. Agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini has instructed the state agriculture experts to test the products before giving it to farmers at large. “A private company has offered nanotechnology based products to make crops pestfree and to increase production by reducing the use of fertilizers,” Saini told DNA. “This Gujrat based company, last week, has given a presentation of its products. I have instructed the agriculture university to use these products in farms at agriculture research centres and centres of excellence on an experimental basis to know the results,” he added. The agriculture minister is of the view that using nanotechnology based products will certainly help to reduce expenditure on pesticides and fertilizers. In his opinion, it will also help in maintaining ...
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Neem Compound May Be Possible Breast Cancer Cure, Say Scientists 1.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Scientists at the Hyderabad-based National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research have claimed to have found that Nimbolide, a chemical compound derived from Neem leaves and flowers, may...
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