New technique to measure blood clot developed

London, Feb Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of free radicals, that leads to the build-up of blood clots, which in turn cause heart disease, stroke and dementia. The technique, led by the University of Exeter researchers, investigates a part of the blood clotting […]

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CAG finds flaws in acquisition of Apache, Chinook helicopters

New Delhi, Feb 13 The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found certain flaws in the acquisition of Apache Attack helicopters for which the US supplied life-expire missiles and the heavy lift helicopter-Chinook in September 2015. On the Apache attack helicopter, the Audit found that Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued to seven vendors and only […]

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Mamata condemns Akhilesh snub

Kolkata, Feb 12  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condemned the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh for preventing Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav from taking a flight to attend an event in Allahabad University. “I’ve already spoken to yadavakhilesh. We all condemn the arrogant attitude of the so-called BJP ‘leaders’ who didn’t allow […]

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‘Rs 2,000 aid to BPL families announced not eyeing elections’

Chennai, Feb 12  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said the Rs 2,000 assistance to 60 lakh below the poverty line (BPL) families was not announced with an eye on the Lok Sabha elections. On Monday, Palaniswami made the announcement to provide financial assistance to the BPL families in the state affected by […]

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CBI, ED oppose Christian Michel’s bail plea

New Delhi, Feb 12 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday opposed bail plea of British national Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. The CBI told Special Judge Arvind Kumar Kumar that charge-sheet in the case has already been filed against […]

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Google adds new right click options to Gmail

San Francisco, Feb 12  Revamping Gmail, Google has added options like easy label adding, moving, muting and snooze emails to the right-click context menu of its emailing platform. The options would enable users to reply to or forward an email directly from a message while opening multiple emails in multiple new windows, Google wrote in […]

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CBI grills Kumar, Ghosh in chit fund scams

Shillong, Feb 11  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday again questioned Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and former Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Kunal Ghosh in connection with the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund scams. This is the third consecutive day of questioning for Kumar by the CBI and the second day […]

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Fake degree in BJP’s DNA, shortcut to ministry: Rahul

New Delhi,  Taking pot-shots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said “fake degrees” are a shortcut to ministerial births. “Mr 56 (Modi) and his ministers have shown to the students that in BJP, the gates of the council of minister are opened by flashing fake […]

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