Archive for August, 2018

Nearly quarter of EWS seats shown vacant in Delhi schools

News Delhi August 31 NEARLY ONE-FOURTH of seats reserved for applicants under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and disadvantaged categories are vacant in Delhi’s private schools because students did not report for admission, according to feedback received by the Directorate of Education (DOE).

Official records show that there…

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Int’l Space Station repaired after pressure leak

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 31 : The United States space agency NASA and its Russian counterpart Roscosmos have identified and repaired a minute pressure leak on the International Space Station, which resulted in a minor loss of cabin pressure.
According to NASA blogs, the International Space Station’s…

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This new switch may control aggressive breast cancer

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 31 : Turns out, aggressive breast cancers return to a flexible, earlier state found in fetal breast tissue. This cellular reprogramming may be the key to cancer’s ability to form new cell types, evolve drug resistance and metastasize to other locations in the body.
A…

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Arjun Kapoor’s sweet gesture for a fan

New Delhi [India] Aug 31: As a fan, one always wishes for a reply from their favorite actor, and sometimes, wishes do come true! Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor after receiving an email from his fan, learnt sign language for expressing his love and gratitude.
The actor shared on Twitter that…

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Batu Caves may land in legal soup over revamped staircase

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 31 : The new rainbow-coloured staircase of the Batu Caves in Malaysia has taken social media by storm but, it may land the temple committee in a legal soup.
The 272-step staircase leading to the entrance of the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple has recently been…

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US Open: Federer beats Paire to enter third round

New York [U.S.A.], Aug 31 : Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on Thursday scored a 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire to enter the third round of the ongoing US Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium here.
While Paire had not beaten…

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2+2 Dialogue will help enhance engagement on security, diplomatic priorities: US

Washington DC [United States of America], Aug 31 : United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will hold talks with their Indian counterparts Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman on September 6, in New Delhi. Officials in Washington have termed the upcoming dialogue a ‘major opportunity…

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Demonetisation affected Gandhi family the most: BJP

New Delhi (India), Aug 31: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the Congress president Rahul Gandhi is criticizing demonetisation because it was adversely affected by the currency swap.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra while addressing a press conference here accused the Gandhi family of looting public money and…

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