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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

I was the match. My father had been diagnosed a few months ago with a potentially fatal leukemia, and it turned out my biology made me the best potential donor of the cells that could give him a better chance at survival. “I’m sorry I have to make you do this,” he said over the…

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Buying used car or bike online? This man lost almost Rs 2 lakh – Tips to avoid such frauds

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Buying used car or bike online? This man lost almost Rs 2 lakh – Tips to avoid such frauds

Used cars, bikes online: With the advent of the digital market places, the buying and selling of used goods have become easier than ever. There may be many potential buyers as well as sellers on these platforms, but that also increases the risk as one may get conned by the fraudsters posing as sellers. As…

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Addiction to social media isn’t a disease

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Addiction to social media isn’t a disease

 ‘There is growing evidence of increasing mental ill-health in society, and among young people in particular,’ writes Simon Gibbs. Photograph: Peter Cripps//Alamy Stock Photo By suggesting that social media “addiction” might be treated as a disease (Report, 18 March), MPs risk doing society a grave disservice. Conceptualising this disorder as a disease suggests the origin…

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Does The US College Admission Scandal Extend To MBAs?

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Does The US College Admission Scandal Extend To MBAs?

Last week, the US Justice Department indicted 50 individuals—including celebrities, CEOs, college coaches, and test administrators—in a massive college admissions fraud scheme. This $25 million bribery case named Operation Varsity Blues has saturated US media headlines. By all accounts, this is most egregious cheating scandal in the history of higher education and has even entangled several MBAs, from Harvard…

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Maruti Suzuki Expands True Value Dealer Network To 200 Outlets

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Maruti Suzuki Expands True Value Dealer Network To 200 Outlets

Maruti Suzuki has expanded its used car dealer network – True Value by 200 outlets in the country. The automaker recently re-launched True Value with a new brand and retail identity, in a bid to enhance customer experience for buying and selling used vehicles. Since its re-launch, the Maruti Suzuki True Value network has expanded…

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Diabetes Treatment: Stem Cells Can Be Used To Treat Diabetes Soon

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Diabetes Treatment: Stem Cells Can Be Used To Treat Diabetes Soon

It turns out that scientists who are striving to create more effective treatments for diabetes are turning towards stem cells. Stem cells can be transformed into cells that produce insulin, the hormone that controls sugar. However, the amount of insulin produced by these cells is difficult to control. By tweaking the recipe for coaxing human…

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New Drug To Delay Ageing Discovered

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New Drug To Delay Ageing Discovered

This treatment can help the elderly to become fitter, faster and stronger Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay ageing demonstrated by declining muscle mass, strength and function. As human bodies age, they increasingly lose the ability to repair and rebuild degenerating skeletal muscles. This can dramatically limit…

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Ensure Social Media Platforms Not Used To Weaken Country’s Morale: Centre

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Ensure Social Media Platforms Not Used To Weaken Country’s Morale: Centre

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this after the cabinet briefing (File) New Delhi:  After directing YouTube to pull down objectionable video links of Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, the government on Thursday sent out a stern warning to social media firms not to allow their platforms to be abused for “weakening the morale…

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Delhi Government Allocates Over Rs. 15,000 Crore To Education, 2 New Universities Proposed

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Delhi Government Allocates Over Rs. 15,000 Crore To Education, 2 New Universities Proposed

New Delhi:  Two new universities, an MBA course in family business and funds for developing students’ business plans are among the initiatives announced by the Delhi government on Tuesday in its 2019-20 budget for the education sector. The budget was presented by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the Delhi Assembly and the government has…

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With Fake Papers, Delhi MBA Graduate Allegedly Sold Same House To 5 Men

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With Fake Papers, Delhi MBA Graduate Allegedly Sold Same House To 5 Men

Two women, an MBA graduate and her mother, have been arrested for allegedly forging documents of their home in South Delhi and selling the same property to five different men, police said today. With the money they received from the fraudulent deals which police say is about 2.5 crores, the women went to five-star hotels…

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India, Pak Hope To Reap Investment From Saudi Crown Prince’s Visit

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India, Pak Hope To Reap Investment From Saudi Crown Prince’s Visit

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days. The prince, known as MBS, is also expected to visit China, Malaysia and Indonesia during a tour that will be his first through the region since the storm over…

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Amazon To Lead A $700 Million Investment In Aspiring Tesla Rival Rivian

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Amazon To Lead A $700 Million Investment In Aspiring Tesla Rival Rivian

View Photos Amazon will lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector. The deal…

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All You Need To Know About Atal Pension Scheme: Minimum Investment, Return And Other Details

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All You Need To Know About Atal Pension Scheme: Minimum Investment, Return And Other Details

Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is a pension scheme focused on unorganised sector workers. Launched in 2015, Atal Pension Yojana or APY admits individuals in the age group of 18-40 years to contribute Rs. 42-1,454 a month till they attain the age of 60, according to regulator Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)’s website –…

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Looking To Invest In Mutual Funds Via SIP: Here Are 10 Things To Know

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Looking To Invest In Mutual Funds Via SIP: Here Are 10 Things To Know

Systematic Investment Plan, commonly referred to as an SIP, allows investors to park a certain sum of money periodically in a mutual fund (MF) for a specific period. Mutual funds are operated by professional fund managers, who allocate the fund’s investments and attempt to produce capital gains for investors. According to financial analysts, SIP is…

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