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Countdown Begins for ASTROSAT Launch on Monday, Sept.28

Countdown began today, Saturday for the 50-hour long preparation for the launch of India’s first dedicated astronomy satellite ASTROSAT after the Mission Readiness Review (MRR) committee and Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) have cleared the way. Currently, Mono Methyl Hydrazine (MMH) propellant filling operation of fourth stage (PS4) of PSLV-C30 is under progress, said ISRO in its latest update. PSLV-C30 / ...

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Smokers Gain Weight after Quitting, Confirms Study

Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quitting, said a new study. For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked daily and current body mass index (BMI) are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, said researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight gain ...

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St. Mary’s Hospital Begins Preparations to Admit Kate Middleton for 2nd Royal Child Birth

Decks are cleared at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London in preparation for the second royal child’s birth a fortnight from now. to begin with, the hospital has put up parking restriction in the hospital premises in west London to avoid any security lapse later. Next, the slots for the media, including TV cameras will be ...

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IIT-Kharagpur, IIM-Kolkata, ISI Together Offer PG in Business Analytics in 2015

For the first time, three top institutes with distinction in their own accord have come together to offer a business analytics course for the first time. The premier institutions of IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kolkata and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, have announced the PG diploma course in business analytics starting this year. The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) ...

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CLAT 2015: Law Entrance Exam Goes Online This Year

  The country-wide Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) will go online this year in view of the technical gitches noticed last year in a pen and paper style. While aspirants are hopeful to see a flaw-less entrance exam, many are wary of the glitches every time an entrance test goes online. For details visit the official website¬†http://clat.ac.in/ The online exam ...

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India’s First Hand Transplant by AIMS Gets Thumbs-up by Global Experts

The transplantation of hand by Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), in January for the first time in India, has received applaud from all over the globe that the institute’s success is attracting many global visitors. Warren C Breidenbach, chief of the reconstructive and plastic surgery division at the University of Arizona, who visited the AIMS lauded the doctors, ...

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UK Independence Party names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate in elections

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) candidate for Hull North in the British county of Yorkshire in the upcoming general election, media reported Monday. Sergi Singh, a shopkeeper and the party’s Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire branch vice-president, stood unsuccessfully as a councillor for the Holderness ward in 2014. As the owner of Jackpot Wines ...

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Pakistan Gears Up to Eradicate Polio with Injections Drive Now

As India has come out of the polio entirely, neighbouring Pakistan is keen to eliminate the deadly disease and health authorities in Pakistan have started administering polio injections for the first time, while oral polio drops have already been administered in many parts. The polio injections to be given in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) for the first time ...

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