Archive for March 26th, 2018

Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

UK March 26 ,Packing on pounds seems to dull people’s sense of taste, and puzzled researchers turned to mice to figure out why: Obesity, they found, can rob the tongue of taste buds.

If Tuesday’s findings pan out, “this could be a whole new kind of target in…

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NEET PG 2018 counselling registration ending today, apply by 5 pm

New Delhi March 26, NEET PG 2018 counselling: The first round counselling registration date for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be closing today, on March 26, by 5 pm. All those candidates who have not registered yet are required to do so at the earliest. The registration…

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Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesia’s Tanimbar Islands – USGS

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON March 26 – A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Tanimbar Islands early on Monday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which was initially reported at a magnitude of 6.5, was centered 138 miles (222 km) northwest of Saumlaki…

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IRCTC partners with Ola cabs to provide first-and-last-mile connectivity

New Delhi March 26 ,With an aim to providing first-and-last-mile connectivity, railway public sector undertaking (PSU) Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday announced a partnership with cab aggregator Ola, giving commuters an option book taxi on its app.

The tie-up, a six month…

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Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test

Sydney, Mar 26 Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia’s third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said today as it investigates a ball-tampering scandal.

There have been growing calls for Smith to be sacked as captain…

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I might write a book on my Bollywood journey, says Katrina Kaif

Mumbai, Mar 26 She is one of the top stars in the Hindi film industry and now Katrina Kaif is planning to share her journey, which was full of ups and downs, in the form a book.

The actor, who made her Bollywood debut with 2003 film “Boom” was initially…

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Global trade war may impact India: Assocham

New Delhi, Mar 26 Indian economy particularly exports may be impacted if the global trade war escalates further, industry body Assocham said today.

“If the tariff war escalates into a full-scale global trade war, it would have a collateral damage for the Indian economy as well, with the country…

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STC, MMTC merger on cards: Prabhu

New Delhi, Mar 26 A merger of state-run trading firms MMTC and STC is on the cards and the matter is under process, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said.

“That is something which is already on cards because STC unfortunately has become a sick company. Therefore, there…

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Pakistan to exhibit archives of Bhagat Singh case trial

Lahore, Mar 26 The Pakistan government will for the first time put on display the case file of the trial of legendary Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh among other historical documents here tomorrow.

This was decided at a meeting of the Punjab government top bureaucrats, headed by chief secretary Zahid…

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Multiple casualties in suicide attack on Afghan Shiite mosque: officials

Herat, Mar 26 Two suicide attackers struck a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan today, killing at least one person and wounding eight others, officials said, in the latest assault against the Muslim minority.

The men stormed the grounds of the mosque in the western city of Herat, but security guards shot…

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