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PM interacts with beneficiaries of rural electrification

Prime Minister was interacting with citizens from villages that have been electrified in the last four years via the Narendra Modi Mobile App. A promise made a promise kept, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing his government’s commitment to sabka saath sabka vikas with beneficiaries of villages across India that have ... Read More »

13 killed, 18 hurt as bus falls into gorge on Chamba-Rishikesh NH

The accident occurred near Kirgani on Rishikesh-Chamba-Gangotri highway around 8 am when the Uttarakhand Roadways bus plunged into a 250-metre deep gorge, Tehri District Magistrate Sonika said. Six of the injured were flown in a chopper for treatment at AIIMS, Rishikesh, while the rest were being treated at Tehri district ... Read More »

Tomato extracts may help fight stomach cancer: Study

Researchers analysed whole tomato extracts for their ability to tackle gastric cancer cell lines. “Their antitumoral effect seem not related to specific components, such as lycopene, but rather suggest that tomatoes should be considered in their entirety,” said Daniela Barone, researcher at the Oncology Research Centre of Mercogliano (CROM) in ... Read More »

Odisha likely to experience heavy downpour: IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD), in a press release said there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rain in coastal and north Odisha from the night of July 21. The IMD in its warning for fishermen has asked the community to return to coast from deep sea on July ... Read More »

New solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors

In a paper published in the journal Nano Energy, researchers from the University of Glasgow’s Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group describe how they have developed a promising new type of graphene supercapacitor, which could be used in the next generation of wearable health sensors. Currently, wearable systems generally ... Read More »

Plastic trash into car parts? These Venezuelan engineers are doing it

They are melting the plastic waste down and feeding it through 3D printers to make intricate pieces such as car parts. These have become increasingly hard to obtain in Venezuela as dysfunctional currency controls restrict the import of basic materials. Albermar Dominguez and John Naizzir produce only a kilogram of plastic printing ... Read More »

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Under the state of emergency, tens of thousands of people were arrested or dismissed from their jobs. However, the government has decided against extending it again after seven three-month renewals. The decision comes weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won re-election. During the campaign, opposition candidates said that the first ... Read More »