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Climate Change? Coastal Marshes Have Self-Rising Mechanism to Resist Sea-Level Rise: Study

Amid heated debate on climte change, global warming that may push sea levels to rise affecting the coastal areas and small island nations across globe, here is a news that should soothen the environmental critics. The coastal marshes are more resilient than previously believed to the sea-level rising, says a new Duke University study. The research shows that there is ...

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Online Train Reservation Makes PRS Centres Redundant in Bangalore

With the increasingly easy railway train bookings online, many manual or staff-run reservation centres in Bangalore have been witnessing lesser demand forcing the Indian Railway to shut some of them soon in Bangalore, the tech capital of the country. The Bengaluru division of the South Western Railway said the passenger reservation system (PRS) centres in the City will soon be ...

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Kaziranga Rhino Conservation Faces Threat from Poachers Again, 9 Killed Since Jan 2015

Kaziranga National Park, home to 2,300 one-horned rhinos in India, is beset with rising poaching incidents in the last three years, reports said. In 2015 alone 9 rhinos have been killed by intruders in Assam’s rhino conservation park that was known for its success to maintain rhino population at a higher level in the past two decades. About 7 rhinos ...

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New Anti-Diabetic Drug for TB Patients

A more effective treatment will be available for patients who suffer from tuberculosis (TB) as scientists found that a drug for treating diabetes, Metformin (MET), can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. The findings could lead to a more effective treatment for the infectious disease that kills close to 1.5 million people ...

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Waiter claiming links with underworld threatens to kill Madhuri Dixit’s sons

A 23-year-old waiter of a Mumbai restaurant who threatened Madhuri Dixit with dire consequences and also to kill her two sons, was arrested by police and produced before the court. “The accused was today produced before a court which remanded him in police custody till tomorrow,” said Sunil Ghosalkar, Senior Inspector at Cyber Police Station in suburban Bandra, according to ...

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Toy Related Injuries Rise in US

A new study says that US has witnessed a hike of 40 per cent in the toy-related injuries since 1990. The study highlights that while playing with toys helps children to develop, learn, and explore, parents should also note that many toys pose an injury risk to children. In this first-of-its-kind study, the researchers found that an estimated 3,278,073 children ...

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Helpline for Women Failed to Respond to Rohtak Bus Sisters’ Call, Mounts Distress Further; Video Goes Viral

A day after two girls were molested by three men on a moving bus in Rohtak town in Haryana, police have arrested them and they will be produced in court on Monday. While there have been many helplines launched for women for “quick assistance” after the Delhi gang rape case in Dec. 2012, helplines do not come to any help ...

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