Archive for September 1st, 2018
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Biodegradable plastics offer new options for disposal

Washington D.C. [USA] Sept 1 : How easy would life become if the plastic you threw in your household composting bin start producing power for your home?
Researchers have taken a step toward this futuristic scenario by showing that certain blends of bioplastics can decompose under diverse conditions.
Plastic waste…

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This could lead to loss of brain cells in old age

Washington D.C [USA], Sep 01 : A recent study has highlighted the importance and activities of the so-called microglial cells in brain aging.
The CB1 receptor is responsible for the intoxicating effect of cannabis. However, it appears to act as a kind of “sensor” with which neurons measure and…

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Inside Priyanka and Nick’s Mexican vacation

Washington D.C. [USA] Sep 1: Looks like the newly-engaged Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas can’t get enough of each other! The lovebirds recently went on a short trip to Mexico for a day of sightseeing and dining in the seaside town of Cabo San Lucas, before leaving…

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Kareena is all about ‘Being Bebo’ in latest mag cover

New Delhi [India] Sep 1 Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan has again stolen the show in the cover of Hello! magazine’s September issue.
Dressed in a maroon structured gown paired with a blue ruffled bolero jacket from Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, the ‘Jab we met’ star can be seen…

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US Open: Nadal defeats Khachanov, enters round of 16

New York [U.S.A.], Sept 1

: After a four hours and 22 minutes long epic clash, World No 1 Rafael Nadal on Friday defeated 22-year-old Karen Khachanov (Russia) to qualify for the round of 16 of the US Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium here.
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Acoustic panels from PET bottle waste, first time in India

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 1 : While the world is talking about plastic waste and its disposal, TECHNO Ceiling Products has brought forward a unique import substitute product made from this very waste material to form a unique green product manufactured by using post-consumer PET bottles waste, and polyester fabric…

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Issue of minorities’ persecution in Pak to be raised at US Capitol Hill

Washington DC [USA], Sep 01 : Voice of Karachi (VOK) and South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation (SAMAF) will jointly hold an event at the United States Capitol Hillon September 5 to highlight the issue of religious freedom and minority rights in Pakistan.
During the event titled ‘Day on The Hill’ solidarity…

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Activist’s letter spoke of “Rajiv Gandhi-like” event: Police

Mumbai, Sept 1, Maharashtra police today said there was “conclusive proof” to link the arrested activists to Maoists, adding a letter exchanged by an arrested activist spoke of planning a “Rajiv Gandhi-like” incident.

An email letter, between Rona Wilson and a CPI-Maoist leader speaks of ending “Modi-raj…

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Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies at 51

New Delhi [India], September 1 : Jain monk Tarun Sagar passed away on Saturday at Delhi’s Radhapuri temple after a prolonged illness.
The 51-year-old seer, who was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, breathed his last at around 3 am. He was earlier admitted to a private medical…

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