Archive for March 24th, 2018

Live performance by Fruzu

March 24 | 8PM
Saints N Sinners, Gurugram

Music has the power to heal, to make you happy and to inspire you.

Hence, Saints N Sinners bring to you a band that will do just that for you! Presenting to you Fruzu, an eclectic four piece band from Delhi, playing…

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MRI scans increase prostate cancer detection and reduce over-diagnosis – study

London March 24, 2018: A large international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that an MRI scan and targeted prostate biopsies are significantly better at making a positive prostate cancer diagnosis than standard biopsies.
The PRECISION trial randomly allocated 500 men with suspected prostate cancer…

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Air India bidders must have minimum networth of INR 5k crore

New Delhi March 24, According to a report by Mihir Mishra in The Economic Times, the government has stipulated INR 5,000 crore as the minimum net worth for those looking to bid for state-owned Air India, in order to screen out frivolous and dubious contenders, said a senior…

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Forest dept says no to emergency landing strip for IAF aircraft

New Delhi March 24, Forest officials and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have locked horns over emergency landing of Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft on a stretch of the NH-15 near Ramdeora in Jaisalmer district.

While the Bikaner unit of the NHAI has sent repeated letters to…

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Lifestyle change can prevent thousands of cancer cases

London, March 24 Getting rid of smoking tobacco, exercising and shedding weight may be key lifestyle behaviours that can cut down thousands of cancer cases a week, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

The other major preventable lifestyle behaviours include drinking alcohol, reducing exposure to ultra-violet (UV) radiation…

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Real Madrid receives Efe Award for best Ibero-American club

Madrid, March 24 Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Friday picked up the Efe Award for best Ibero-American football club on behalf of his team, which was being recognised for its sporting achievements in 2017 and its social work.

Perez was awarded the trophy at the Efe news agency…

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#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages

Los Angeles, March 24  Verified Facebook pages of SpaceX and Tesla disappeared on Friday, minutes after Elon Musk responded to a comment on Twitter calling for him to take down his rocket company SpaceX, electric carmaker Tesla and his own official pages in support of the #DeleteFacebook movement.


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‘Nicotine not to be blamed for smoking-related deaths’

New Delhi, March 24

 Fearing a blanket ban on e-cigarettes by the government in view of the limited awareness about the relative benefits of vaping over smoking, the Association of Vapors India (AVI) on Saturday stressed that nicotine should not be blamed for smoking-related deaths.

There is a…

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Pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, March 24  It was a clear Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 18.3 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“There was mist in the morning. The sky will remain clear with no rainfall prediction…

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra urged to highlight sacrifices of J&K Police

Jammu, March 24  Noted Bollywood film director and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Friday called on S.P. Vaid, the Jammu and Kashmir Police chief, who requested the filmmaker to highlight the sacrifices made by local policemen while fighting militancy.

The Bollywood filmmaker is currently shooting a movie on the…

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