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Palestinian death toll touches 718

Palestinian death toll touches 718 The death toll of civilians in Palestine has jumped to 718 today as Israeli tank today attacked Hamas-dominated coastal territory killing six people.

20th Commonwealth Games open with glittering ceremony

20th Commonwealth Games open with glittering ceremony A spectacular opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games was rolled out by Scotland on Wednesday.

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Dogs too get jealous

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Are you thinking about petting neighbour's dog in front of your own dog? Be careful because it has been proven in a study that dogs too get jealous when there is a threat to social bonds.

TAQA pulls out of JP power deal

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Abu Dhabi National Energy Co TAQA has decided to pull out of a $1.6 billion deal under which the company was to set two Indian hydroelectric power plants.

Man Booker Prize 2014: Howard Jacobson, David Nicholls, Ali Smith nominated

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It was announced on Wednesday that British authors Howard Jacobson, David Mitchell and Ali Smith will feature among 13 names who will contend for the Man Booker prize.

Mary Kom trailer: Priyanka looks every inch a fighter

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The trailer of champion boxer Mary Kom's biopic titled Mary Kom starring Priyanka Chopra was released few days ago.

Bollywood hails Hrithik, Katrina's Bang Bang teaser

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The teaser of Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif's upcoming action thriller Bang Bang was released today.

Fungi-resistant wheat strain developed without adding new genes

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A team of biotech researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a strain of wheat that is totally resistant to the damaging powdery mildew fungus with no genes from outside added to

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Gilead soars on rising demand of Hepatitis C Drug, Sovaldi

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The powerful hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, from Gilead Sciences Inc. that costs 1,000 dollar a day is expected to notch among the biggest sales ever for the first year of a newly approved drug.

Study: PrEP use protects against HIV

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A new study has found that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) protects against HIV in men who have sex with men and transgender women in the real world.

Medical Board of Australia suspends euthanasia advocate

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The Medical Board of Australia has suspended euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke saying that he "presents a serious risk to public health and safety".

OwnFone lauded for launching Braille mobile phone

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Sydney: OwnFone has launched the first Braille mobile phone of the world for the vision-impaired in Australia and the move has been lauded by disability advocates.

Paracetamol 'not good enough' for back pain

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Sydney: A new Australian study has said that human spine is not strong enough to sustain the rigors of modern life and the drugs like paracetamol which are prescribed by doctors to relieve back pain

Young adults unaware about hookah's harms

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A new study has found that majority of young adults are unaware about the harms of hookahs.