Archive for April 7th, 2019
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NASA says cooperation with ISRO remains intact

Washington Apr 7:  Apparently under prodding from the White House, NASA has said it will continue to cooperate with the ISRO, days after the US space agency’s chief criticised India and termed its anti-satellite weapon test a “terrible thing” for creating about 400 pieces of orbital debris.

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Thai polls: Fear of hybrid democracy

The Generals, before trying to crush the opposition in entirety, should better note that democracy at its heart indicates the existence of differences. The Thais deserve much more than what the Generals are currently offering. Hope, a true democracy, which enables the right to express opinions and freedom to resist…

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Trump says India charging US over 100 per cent tariffs on many products

Washington, Apr 7 (PTI) India charges America over 100 per cent tariffs on a large number of products while the US imposes nothing on the similar or same items, President Donald Trump has said, urging his administration to work on the “stupid trade”.

His statement came days after he criticised…

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Poverty leaves a mark on genes: Study

Washington Apr 7: Poverty can leave a lasting imprint in our DNA, say scientists who have found that low socioeconomic status is linked to changes in over 1,500 genes.

Previous research has shown that socioeconomic status (SES) is a powerful determinant of human health and disease, and social inequality…

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American television continues to embrace Indian actors

New Delhi Apr 7:  Diversity in American television seems to be on the rise as actress Pallavi Sharda is the latest Bollywood actress to bag a show in the US.

Pallavi, who has featured in Bollywood films like “Besharam” and “Hawaizaada”, has been chosen as the female lead opposite Mike…

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We want to win as many games as possible at the start: Rohit

Hyderabad, Apr 7 (PTI) Traditionally a slow starter, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma says he wants his team to win most of its initial matches this IPL season, as some of his players will leave for World Cup preparations at the back-end.

“We want to win as many games…

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I-T searches 50 locations of people linked to MP CM Kamal Nath

New Delhi Apr 7 PTI:  The Income Tax Department launched pre-dawn searches Sunday on at least 50 locations in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh against people linked to state chief minister Kamal Nath on charges of alleged tax evasion, officials said.

They said locations in Indore, Bhopal and Delhi (Green…

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Need to develop proper matrix to understand changes in economy: Prabhu

New Delhi Apr 7  PTI:  Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has underlined a need to develop a proper matrix to understand changes in the Indian economy and job creation that is happening at a rapid pace.

The minister’s comments have come against the backdrop of former RBI Governor…

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Modi, Thackeray to share dais at LS poll rally in Maha’s Latur

Mumbai, Apr 7 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will share the stage at a rally in Maharashtra on Tuesday for the first time after the tie-up of their parties for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

The two leaders will address a public gathering…

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