Daily Archives: September 23, 2015

PM Narendra Modi seeks Ireland’s support for India’s bid in UNSC, NSG

Dublin (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought Ireland’s support for India’s membership of UN Security council and international export control regimes including NSG during wide ranging talks with his Irish counterpart which also covered global challenges like terror and radicalisation. During his nearly five-hour stopover en-route to the …

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FIR against writer KS Bhagwan for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Hubballi : An FIR against rationalist free-thinker and writer​ KS Bhagwan was filed on Wednesday in Mangalore for hurting religious sentiments. Earlier on Wednesday, a man working as a hostel warden and priest was arrested at Hubballi in north Karnataka for allegedly making threat calls to Karnataka Sahitya Academy for …

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Notification on OROP may take another month: Defence sources

New Delhi: A government notification implementing ‘One Rank One Pension’ scheme may take another month, top defence sources said on Wednesday. The ex-servicemen have objected to the government’s taking of the calendar year 2013 instead of financial year 2013-14 for fixing the base.  “It can take 2-4 weeks more easily …

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Eat More Fruits & Non-Starchy Vegetables to Stay Slim

A new study conducted by conducted by Monica Bertoia of Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and colleagues, shows that increased consumption of fruits and non-starchy vegetables can help you control your weight. Their research also indicates that certain starchy vegetables like peas and corn may be associated …

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Red Dwarf Stars Giving Clues to Planet Formation

Australian astronomers have discovered disks of gas and dust around two relatively close red dwarf stars that could reveal clues about the formation of planets. A team from the Australian National University and the University of New South Wales detected the disks – which are about 380 million light years …

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