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Weather Warning Issued: Cold Wave Spell Hits HP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP

With the eastward movement of the current Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over north Pakistan and neighbourhood, dry northwesterly cold winds at lower and middle levels will hit the plains of northwest India from 10th night to 13th January morning, said the Indian Met Department. “Under these circumstances, the prevailing minimum temperatures over plains of northwest ...

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India, China to be Wary as IMF Warns of Protectionism Hype Next Year

While India is going agogue with its Pakistan-centric foreign policy, IMF has warned both India and China that the global economic growth will remain subdued this year following a slowdown in the United States and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The IMF, in its October 2016 World Economic Outlook, said India, continues to be resilient with its gross ...

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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour after drinking, a new study has showed. After analyzing data from 23 studies involving 30,000 participants in the hours and days after drinking alcohol, Elizabeth Mostofsky from Harvard TH Chan ...

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Centre Rings Alarm Bells on Air Pollution in Delhi, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan

The Centre as sent alarming bells to Delhi state government nad neighbouring three states — Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh — to bring down air pollution from “Visibly pollluting vehicles” which are licensed for purchase without concern for climate change. Some of the steps the Centre has advised the states include action against “visibly polluting vehicles”, mechanised sweeping of roads, ...

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CO2 Melted Ice Age for Sure, Prepare for Similar Global Melt-Down of Glaciers, Warn Researchers

While world is aware of a plethora of causes which receded the last Ice Age such as solar radiation, ocean currents and others, a new study has focused on mere carbon dioxide that it said had resulted mainly in eroding the glaciers. The study based on measuring isotopes in boulders uncovered during the global meltdown 11,000 years ago, said the ...

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Swiftkey in 600 million Samsung Galaxy Phones Vulnerable to Hacking: Security Firm

Samsung Galaxy phones have come under radar for a major security lapse as techies have discovered that its Swiftkey holds the clue to hacking and inserting malware in any of these phones. The Swiftkey keyboard software comes pre-installed with Galaxy smartphones, which run into more than 600 million worldwide so far, and the users cannot even do anything even if ...

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Lost your smelling sense? Risk of death in 4 years, Warns expert

Lost your smelling capabilities of certain odours? Then it’s time you consult your doctor immediately as people who are unable to smell certain odours in their old age can be at the risk of death, says a US-based study. Davangere Devanand, an Indian-American researcher, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, says those who fail to identify certain ...

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