Archive for April 8th, 2017

Natural compound may help fight Alzheimer’s disease

New York, April 8:  Researchers have found that a compound produced by a certain soil bacterium has unusual properties that may help address neurologic damage such as Alzheimer’s disease.
The natural compound, called Rapamycin, was first discovered in the soil of Easter Island in the South Pacific Ocean.
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Tamannaah releases first look of ‘Sketch’

Chennai, April 8: Actress Tamannaah Bhatia on Friday unveiled the first look of her upcoming Tamil film “Sketch” which also stars Vikram in the lead.

Tamannaah shared the film’s poster via her Twitter page.

Being directed by Vijay Chandar, the film is currently being shot and its story is…

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Bangladesh PM accorded ceremonial welcome

New Delhi, April 8 :  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Hasina. She was then accorded a ceremonial guard of honour. Later in the morning Hasina paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat.
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Sena MP Gaikwad reaches Mumbai; to meet Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai, Apr 8 (PTI) Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who was involved in a row with Air India, arrived here by train and would be meeting party president Uddhav Thackeray today.

Air India had yesterday lifted the flying ban on him after he expressed regret for assaulting one of its…

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Odisha: Curfew imposed in Bhadrak after violence

Bhadrak (Odisha) April. 8 (ANI): Following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram Section 144 has been imposed in Odisha’s Bhadrak after protests broke out.

Fresh violence erupted in some areas last evening after talks failed to resolve the row triggered by alleged abusive remarks on social media against…

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Uber smartphone apps provisionally banned in Italy

Rome, Apr 8 (AFP) An Italian court has banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported.

In a ruling that is subject to appeal, a court in Rome yesterday upheld a complaint filed by…

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