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Students are the newest US weapon against terrorist recruitment

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Washington — The Department of Homeland Security is enlisting American college students in its efforts to stop the radicalisation and recruitment of young people, mostly immigrants, by foreign terrorist groups. Under a programme called Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism, students at dozens of universities are given a budget of up to… Read more »

Dear moms, here’s another reason to breastfeed your baby. It’ll protect you against MS

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Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be 53% less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who do not breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, says a study. MS is a disease in which the… Read more »

Meningitis shot also offers some defence against gonorrhoea: Study

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Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side effect – the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection that is causing global alarm. The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday, mark the first time an immunisation has shown… Read more »

Yoga may protect against memory decline in old age : Research

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged elderly female yoga practitioners’ brains, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain… Read more »

Protest against merger of govt schools

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Parents and students of a government schools in old Delhi, that is likely to be merged with another by the government, voiced their opinion against the proposed merger on Thursday. The Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Panama Building, is proposed to be merged with the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV)… Read more »

TN to appeal against Madras HC order to not reserve MBBS, BDS seats for state board students

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Chennai The Tamil Nadu government will appeal against Friday’s Madras High Court’s (HC) decision to quash the Tamil Nadu government order to reserve 85% medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) seats in undergraduate colleges for state board students. The admissions are being done on the basis of scores of a common entrance… Read more »

TN to appeal against Madras HC order to not reserve MBBS, BDS seats for state board students

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Chennai The Tamil Nadu government will appeal against Friday’s Madras High Court’s (HC) decision to quash the Tamil Nadu government order to reserve 85% medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) seats in undergraduate colleges for state board students. The admissions are being done on the basis of scores of a common entrance… Read more »

Vaccine Fuels Hope In The Tough Fight Against Gonorrhea

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A mass vaccination campaign for a meningitis outbreak in New Zealand offers a ray of hope in the fight toward reduced rates of gonorrhea, an entirely different kind of illness. This is the first time a vaccine has shown protection against the sexually transmitted infection. The World Health Organization recently… Read more »

Meningitis shot also offers some protection against gonorrhoea, finds study

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Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side effect: the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection that is causing global alarm. The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday, mark the first time an immunisation has shown any… Read more »

OnePlus 5 Speed Test Shows 6GB RAM Variant Holds Its Own Against 8GB Model

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The OnePlus 5, which was recently launched in India, boasted of some top-of-the line specs that looked to challenge flagship smartphones from the likes of Apple and Samsung. Apart from the dual rear camera setup, the OnePlus 5 also highlights an 8GB RAM variant. While many feel that 8GB of RAM in a smartphone is a bit… Read more »