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Cabinet Approves Ban on E-Cigarettes

🕔18:20, 20.Sep 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved a ban on e-cigarettes, citing the need to take early action to protect public health. The government will immediately pass an ordinance, subject to the approval of the President, and the matter will be taken

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Google To Set Up AI Research Lab In Bengaluru

🕔18:11, 20.Sep 2019

U.S.-headquartered Google has announced the setting up of an AI research lab in Bengaluru that will work on advancing artificial intelligence-related research with an aim to solve problems in sectors such as healthcare, agriculture and education. Details India is one

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Herpes Virus Claims Another Elephant Life At Odisha’s Zoo

🕔18:11, 20.Sep 2019

Another elephant died of suspected Herpes virus infection in Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP), a leading zoo of the country on September 19, taking the elephant death toll in the zoo to three in less than a month. Details The

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Scientists Create Skull Of Neanderthal Cousin, Denisovans From DNA

🕔18:10, 20.Sep 2019

Denisovans and Neandertals – Scientists have deciphered features of the skull and some other details of mysterious Denisovans, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA. The genetic material came from the finger bone of a female member of the

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Scorpene-Class Submarines – Indian Navy

🕔18:03, 20.Sep 2019

State-owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd, India’s biggest warship builder delivered INS Khanderi, the second of the six Scorpene-Class submarines to the Indian Navy, at an event held in Mumbai. The fully-automated submarine will be commissioned into the Indian Navy on

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Measles and Vaccine hesitancy

🕔18:02, 18.Sep 2019

The World Health Organization, in January 2019, included ‘vaccine hesitancy’ as one of the 10 threats to global health this year as there was an increase of 30% in measles cases worldwide in 2018. The threat from vaccine hesitancy, which

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Astra successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI

🕔17:59, 18.Sep 2019

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter successfully test-fired the indigenous Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Astra missile with a range of over 70 kilometers off Odisha coast as part of user trials. The Astra missile was test-fired under the

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Most Massive Neutron Star Found

🕔17:33, 17.Sep 2019

Astronomers at West Virginia University have found the most massive neutron star ever recorded, located about 4,600 light-years from Earth. The massive neutron star, which has been dubbed J0740+6620, is very dense, about 2.17 times the mass of the sun

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New Term ‘Yank’ Proposed

🕔17:31, 17.Sep 2019

Biologists and biomedical engineers are proposing to define the term “yank” for changes in force overtime, something that our muscles and nerves can feel and respond to. Their ideas were published on September 12 in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

🕔18:18, 14.Sep 2019

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in New Delhi to deliver its Akash surface-to-air missile systems to seven more squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs 5,357 crore

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