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New York, Jan 12 (IANS) Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say.According to the team from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), people from...
Paris, Jan 12 (IANS) The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern French after decades of being buried in the sand.Shifting sand off Wissant, near Calais, is exposing the remains of the UC-61 which was stranded there in July 1917,...
By Amulya GanguliJust as Narendra Modi mocked the Congress on the rural employment scheme by saying that it was a living example -- "jeeta jagta smarak" -- of the party's failures, the parliamentary approval of a 10 per cent quota for the economically weaker sections under the government's aegis...
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) will pass on to the players and others the benefit of any fee reduction implemented by the global chess body FIDE, said senior officials."We will surely pass on the benefit fee reduction by FIDE to the players," Bharat Singh...
New York, Jan 12 (IANS) SpaceX is laying off 10 per cent of its 6,000-person workforce as it tackles two hugely expensive projects, the company said."To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company,"...
New York, Jan 12 (IANS) US stocks closed lower as the United States government shutdown dragged on and key economic data came out weak.The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 5.97 points, or 0.02 percent, to 23,995.95 on Friday. The S&P 500 fell 0.38 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,596.26....
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India has dismissed allegations by Pakistan about playing a role in the terrorist attack on the Chinese mission in Karachi last year saying Islamabad should instead take credible action against support to terrorism."We have seen statements in Pakistani media attributed to the police chief...
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In context to the recent safety-related issues faced by P&W engine-powered Airbus A320 Neo aircrafts, Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu has said that there is zero tolerance on any violation of the aviation safety guidelines.Answering a question during the Twitter livestream event...
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India and the US on Friday discussed cooperation in defence, foreign policy and the Indo-Pacific region during the course of a 2+2 inter-sessional meeting here on Friday.According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry here, the inter-sessional meeting was set up following...