Microsoft’s Bill Gates congratulates government on Ayushman Bharat, PM Narendra Modi thanks him

The government had recently said that 6,85,000 beneficiaries have availed free healthcare in the first 100 days of the scheme.

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1,30,000 Indians visit Los Angeles in 2018, LA now 3rd largest international growth market

China recorded an all-time high 1.2 million visitors, making Los Angeles the number one ranked US city for Chinese travellers (6.9 per cent increase, the largest net gain among all international marke

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Smartphones causing ‘pain in the neck’, says study

The study, published in the journal PLOS One, highlights the high ergonomic risks to smartphone users, particularly young people, who are experiencing neck pain earlier than previous generations.

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Israel saw 21% growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2018

Israel has emerged as a preferred tourist destination for Indians owing to its dynamic offerings, opening of more direct air routes and relaxation of visa procedures, he added.

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Global alliance of companies to eliminate plastic waste launched

The global companies alliance will develop and bring to scale solutions that will minimise and manage plastic waste and promote solutions for used plastics by helping to enable a circular economy, it

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Alien life could exist on ‘Super Earth’ in a star-system close to Earth: Study

The closest star to the Bernard b is Alpha Centauri around four light years away.

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First plant on Moon! Cotton seed germinates on Chinese lunar-probe

Scientists from Chongqing University -- who designed the "mini lunar biosphere" experiment -- sent an 18-centimetre (seven-inch) bucket-like container holding air, water and soil.

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Modi government’s new policy will soon make it easier to transport human organs for transplant

Updated drone policy proposed by the government is set to revolutionise the way human organs are transferred between hospitals in the country, saving precious time and lives. The proposal is vital for

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Lucknow air worse than Delhi; artificial lungs turn black within a day

Climate Agenda installed the artificial lungs and the main goal of installing the artificial lungs was to compare it to how human lungs functioned.

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Dogs may help diabetes patients regulate blood sugar, says study

The research, published in the journal PLOS One, found that on average trained dogs alerted their owners to 83 per cent of hypoglycaemic episodes in over 4,000 hypo- and hyper-glycaemic episodes that

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Woah! Amazon selling ‘natural’ coconut shells for ‘just’ Rs 1400

Now, the picture has gone viral on social media with Indians admittedly shocked whether they should be having a laugh and rue their lost opportunity to be very very rich. Take a look.

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Watch: BSF jawan recreates a Border moment, sings the famous ‘sandese aate hain’ song

On Twitter, it was first shared by user Anita Chauhan and later retweeted by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Anita’s tweet currently has over 4,300 likes and over 1,300 retweets.

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World Health Organization: From climate change to HIV and Dengue, these are the 10 global health risks to watch in 2019

This year, WHO will work with countries to support the introduction of self-testing, in order that additional individuals living with HIV understand their standing and may receive treatment

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A drowning world! Antarctic ice melting six times faster than it did in the 1980s

The solution to halt the melting is: Stop the burning of fossil fuels, which are releasing greenhouse gases into the oceans and Earth's atmosphere.

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Planning to go Skiing this Winter? Find out the top three Ski destinations

Just in time for peak ski season, if your idea of spending winter includes snow and skiing, and if you are ready to hit the slopes during this winter find out what are the top 3 ski destinations.

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Spot the hidden animal! Netizens are obsessing over this latest optical illusion

In splits over the photo, twitterati did not disappoint and flooded the feed with their jokes and very much intended puns. Take a look.

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Antarctica ice melting increased by 280 per cent in last 16 years

Yearly loss of ice from Antarctica has increased by an alarming rate of 280 per cent between 2001 and 2017, according to a study which showed that accelerated melting caused global sea levels to rise

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New forecast system to predict lightning, thunderstorms by this April

Last year's pre-monsoon thunderstorms and dust storms led by very high wind speed which claimed over 200 lives in different parts of northern Indian states

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Kumbh Mela 2019: Weather mobile app launched for pilgrims

The main goal of launching this special service is to give proper information of the weather and forecasts for the next three days.

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Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics

Resistance to current antibiotics by disease-causing pathogens is a growing problem, one estimated to endanger millions of lives and cost over USD two billion each year in the US, according to the stu

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Seven point plan to help tackle growing threat of climate change, says report

A team of international researchers, including experts from the University of Exeter in the UK, examined how politicians and legislators can develop a new way to tackle the growing threat of climate c

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Review Corner: From Saregama Carvaan-Shaadi ka Naya Gift to Bajaj Avenger

The latest TVC for Carvaan makes a compelling case for the product as a wedding gift.

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IMD working to give forecast on thunderstorms 6-12 hours in advance

M Rajeevan from the Ministry of Earth Sciences said this year the IMD plans to have Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in place for dealing with thunderstorms instances and it will be working more c

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Why people celebrate Lohri – history and significance

Lohri is a Punjabi folk festival, which is predominantly celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus from the northern Punjab region in India, where Lohri is an official restricted holiday.

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Novel method can 3D print objects 100 times faster

They can make a 3D bas-relief in a single shot rather than in a series of 1D lines or 2D cross-sections.

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Book Review: ‘Game Changers: How a Team of Underdogs and Scientists Discovered What it Takes to Win’ by Joao Medeiros

Game Changers is a look at the effort of analysts who changed sport for good

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Book Review: ‘The Challenge of Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback’ by Nigel Travis

The crux, the author says, is communication and unless organisations have an open culture, this can’t be achieved

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