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Kalam spends a day with children

Kalam spends a day with childrenIt was the kids' day out at the on-going Indian Science Congress in Jammu on Tuesday. A day later of overwhelming addresses, the kids, taking part in the five-day session, had a romping time when their most favourite symbol Abdul Kalam tended to them in his matchless style.

Advaxis, Inc. partners with Biocon Ltd

Advaxis, Inc. partners with Biocon LtdBiocon Ltd has entered into a selective permitting concurrence with the US-based Advaxis Inc for co-advancement and commercialisation of ADXS-HPV, a novel tumor immunotherapy for the medicine of human papillomavirus (HPV)-cohorted cervical disease in ladies, for India and key rising markets (EMs).

Radio-Collars to be Fitted on Snow leopards in Spiti valley

Snow-leopardsResearchers will be soon fitting radio collars on snow leopards in the tribal Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh, intended to gain a better insight into the behavior of the endangered cat.

The snow leopard will soon have satellite-linked collars fitted around their neck. The device will help researchers to keep a watch on every movement of the cat in the forbidden, high altitude mountain ranges.

By 2035,No Country will Remain Poor: Bill Gates

Bill-GatesBill Gates in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's annual letter has talked about a number of issues and has even broken certain myths.

His comments are also included in a blog for the World Economic Forum. Gates, an optimistic philanthropist, has predicted that by 2035, there will be almost no country that will remain stuck in vicious cycle of poverty.

iBerry to Launch Auxus Nuclea N2 in India

iBerry to Launch Auxus Nuclea N2 in IndiaThe Auxus Nuclea N2 smartphone is about to be launched by iberry in India, for Rs. 23,990.  A limited 10-day introductory offer price of Rs. 19,990 has also been announced by the company for its consumers.  However, this offer can only be availed through the company's site.

Vedanta loses bauxite mining bid for Niyamgiri Hills

Vedanta loses bauxite mining bid for Niyamgiri HillsMinistry officials said, Environment Minister Veerappa Moily has decided not to allow the Vedanta Group to mine the Niyamgiri Hills for bauxite, the raw material that is required for its Rs 4,500-crore alumina plant at Lanjigarh. They added that the decision will be conveyed to the Supreme Court this month.

Excise duty on soft drinks will help keep diabetes, obesity away

Excise duty on soft drinks will help keep diabetes, obesity awayA study directed in significant metros, for example, Mumbai and Delhi show 65% to 70% of Indians are overweight or large.  Additionally, specialists accept that every third urban Indian suffers from diabetes.

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