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NASA telescopes spot remains of a supernova in colourful bubble

NASA telescopes spot remains of a supernova in colourful bubble

Washington: NASA telescopes have captured the colourful blast of a stellar explosion thousands of years ago, shedding new light on the evolution of such cosmic remains.The stellar remnant -- formally known as G344.7-0.1 -- that is located roughly 19,600 light years from Earth, is believed to be betw...

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China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold

China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold

Beijing: An inhalable Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's CanSino Biologics has shown an increase of 250- to 300-fold in neutralising antibody levels as a booster shot, the media reported.According to latest lab studies by the Chinese drug maker, the aerosolised inhaled adenovirus Type-5 vector-ba...

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Apple showcases Indian-origin women techies' power on world stage

Apple showcases Indian-origin women techies' power on world stage

New Delhi: It was Indian-origin women techies' turn to take the centre-stage as Apple unveiled its next line-up of products, including an all-powerful MacBook Pro with new M1 chips, next-generation AirPods and other products and services.After Apple CEO Tim Cook set the tone late on Monday, Susmita ...

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Transparency is at a premium in IRDAI

Transparency is at a premium in IRDAI

Chennai: Transparency is certainly at a premium in cash-rich Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) that had earned over about Rs 268 crore during FY20, mostly from policyholders and has fixed deposits of over Rs 1,450 crore, a senior official said.While prescribing the deta...

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Rains, festive season, high fuel prices send veggie prices soaring

Rains, festive season, high fuel prices send veggie prices soaring

New Delhi: The delayed withdrawal of monsoon, coupled with flood situation in various parts of the country, soaring fuel prices and the festive season demand have all set the prices of vegetables, especially essentials such as onion and tomato, to shoot up within a week or so.The Centre has claimed ...

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JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO

JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO

New Delhi: In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant from the prestigious International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO). The grant provides monetary, logistical and human resources' support to JIBS to f...

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Here's why you need a family floater mediclaim policy

Here's why you need a family floater mediclaim policy

A family health insurance plan is essential for almost every family to safeguard their future. The family floater mediclaim policy offers coverage to all the family members under a solo policy plan. This article will help you understand the need for a family floating health insurance plan in this wo...

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Sitharaman's marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

Sitharaman's marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

New York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's meetings with US businesses and institutions continued at a feverish pitch, including talks with two key investors asking them to broaden their world view and look at India for investment.As part of this, Sitharaman on Saturday met Scott Sleyster, Exec...

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US lawmakers protest more intensely than Indians over Amazon's rigging in India: CAIT

US lawmakers protest more intensely than Indians over Amazon's rigging in India: CAIT

New Delhi: Describing a well-planned conspiracy on the country's business sovereignty by foreign-funded companies like Amazon and Flipkart since 2016 to poison the e-commerce business, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) told Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal that American lawmakers have...

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India will launch industry-led policies in space sector: ISRO chief

India will launch industry-led policies in space sector: ISRO chief

Dubai: India is revising its existing policies and is also in the process of bringing in new ones to increase industry participation in the space sector, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K. Sivan said on Sunday.Sivan, who is Secretary, Department of Space, said this, via a video...

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