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Bengaluru development minister KJ George also announced that the state government will adopt the girl whose parents died in the collapse. Meanwhile, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said that it was unlikely that the buildings collapsed due to blast as cylinders on both ground and first floor had no gas in them, according to ANI.
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    Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

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    Myanmar condemned the recent terror attacks during the Amarnath Yatra in India as also various acts of terror perpetrated by terrorists from across the borders. "Last year, unfortunately, there was an natural disaster in Myanmar which also hit Bagan and 400 historical structures were badly damaged and the Government of Myanmar, therefore, requested the Government of India to ask for the services of the ASI in restoring these historical structures".
  • Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

    Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope in thrilling second Test

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    Yet his 118 not out on Tuesday, following his first-innings 147, saw the Barbados batsman become the first man to score two hundreds in a first-class match in 127 years of cricket at Headingley. Brathwaite's 180-ball innings, including 12 fours, meant the opener had batted for more than 10 hours in the match. Roston Chase (30 off 58) chipped away at the target, frustrating England in obdurate fashion before launching Chris Woakes to mid-on where substitute fielder Mason Crane, only just ...
  • Union Home Minister reviews security situation in Haryana, adjoining areas, Jammu & Kashmir

    Union Home Minister reviews security situation in Haryana, adjoining areas, Jammu & Kashmir

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    The battle of one-upmanship continues between Punjab and Haryana even as the two states burned on Friday, following the verdict against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. "I will be touring areas of Punjab from Sunday to thank my police force and people for keeping the situation peaceful", he added. Following the conviction of the sect head yesterday, at least 36 people were killed and over 250 injured in widespread violence, arson and police firing in ...
  • Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

    Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

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    A Quinnipiac poll published on Wednesday found that only 3 percent of voters believe that white supremacists have been demoralized by Trump's inconsistent statements about pro-Confederate marches and neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, CNN reported .
  • High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men

    High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men

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    The risks of developing lung cancer were even higher for men who take the supplements and also smoke, according to the study, which was published this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Or it may be that lung cancer itself raises levels of these vitamins in the body. However, the differences in lung cancer risk between the highest and lowest categories of supplementation use appeared considerably greater among current smokers than recent smokers - defined as those who quit ...
  • People With Depression Post Darker Pictures On Instagram

    People With Depression Post Darker Pictures On Instagram

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    About half of the people in the study had been diagnosed with depression in the past three years. As it turned out, depressed people were actually more likely to post photos with faces in them, but when healthy people did post images with faces, there tended to be more people in the photographs.
  • A 9/11 Victim Has Been Identified 16 Years After the Attacks

    A 9/11 Victim Has Been Identified 16 Years After the Attacks

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    This is the first new identification made by scientists since March 2015 , in what has become a painstaking and ongoing effort to offer closure to families. In 2013, authorities sifted through truckloads of debris unearthed by construction crews working on the rebuilding. Over time , the medical examiner's office came to use a process that involves pulverizing the fragments to extract DNA, then comparing it to the office's collection of genetic material from victims or their relatives.
  • Drinking alcohol four times a week reduces risk of diabetes, study says

    Drinking alcohol four times a week reduces risk of diabetes, study says

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    Men and women who hoist a few glasses three to four days a week have the lowest risks of developing diabetes , Danish researchers found. Adrian Vella of the Mayo Clinic told CBS News that studies that rely on participants' self-reported food and alcohol consumption could be inaccurate, since they may struggle to recall exactly what they ate and drank in the past.
  • In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

    In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

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    In a first in the United States, scientists using the " CRISPR " genome-editing technique , have successfully corrected the DNA in human embryos that carried inherited diseases. They said although basic and preclinical research should be allowed, edited human embryos should not be used to establish a pregnancy. In December 2015, a group of global scientists and ethicists, including some from China, assembled by the US National Academy of Sciences said it would be irresponsible to ...
  • More Americans Stop Smoking, May be Attributed to E-Cigarettes

    More Americans Stop Smoking, May be Attributed to E-Cigarettes

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    According to a new study out of UC San Diego, during 2015 the annual quit rate went up to about 6% from its long-time average of 4.5%. The data, obtained in 2014-15, revealed a substantial increase in e-cigarette use compared to 2010-11, and demonstrated a "statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate".
  • Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs

    Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs

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    India is among the list of ten nations that account for more than 95% of all new Human Immunodeficiency Virus , or HIV, infections in the Asia-Pacific region, a UN report said. The number continues to increase however, owing to continued transmission and increased access to anti-retroviral drugs in developing countries that has raised the survival rate of HIV-positive people.