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Gut hormone that regulates fat found abnormal in obesity

Gut hormone that regulates fat found abnormal in obesity

New York, Nov 25 (IANS) One key gut hormone, released a few hours after eating, turns off fat production by regulating gene expression in the liver and this regulation is abnormal in obesity, according to a new study.The researchers from University of Illinois (UI) found that the gut hormone FGF15 i...

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Tales of the siege: 26/11 scars continue to leave a mark on screen

Tales of the siege: 26/11 scars continue to leave a mark on screen

<br>On November 26, 2008, ten Pakistani terrorists of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba sneaked into Mumbai through the sea route, and unleashed havoc in various parts of the city. They killed over 160 people. Over the course of their attack, nine terrorists were killed while one, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, was ar...

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Less than 50K Covid cases in India for 18th day now

Less than 50K Covid cases in India for 18th day now

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With 44,376 new cases of Covid infections, India's total cases reached 92,22,216 on Wednesday. It is the 18th straight day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in a day.The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000-threshold was on November 7.According to the data r...

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Global Covid-19 cases top 59.6mn: Johns Hopkins

Global Covid-19 cases top 59.6mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 59.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.40 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Wednesday, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) re...

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Naseeruddin Shah: I don't regret having done ghastly movies

Naseeruddin Shah: I don't regret having done ghastly movies

<br>The much-feted actor has been equally at home on screens big and small (some feel his role in the TV serial Mirza Ghalib is his best ever), and has recently forayed the OTT space with the series Bandish Bandits, too.In a career spanning over four decades, there have been instances when he ...

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OTT wave takes flavours of India into global showbiz space

OTT wave takes flavours of India into global showbiz space

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Slowly but surely, India and Indianness are foraying the world of showbiz in the West, and much of it has to do with the countrys growing presence in the OTT space. The success of Delhi Crime at the International Emmys is, as Shefali Shah rightly said, a cherry on the sundae...

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'Ghoul' stirred up my interest in Indian horror: South Korean filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho

'Ghoul' stirred up my interest in Indian horror: South Korean filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho

<br>Ghoul, a hit among horror buffs, draws inspiration from Arabic folklore to create shape-shifting, cannibalistic Jinn Ghoul. The 2018 project starred Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul."I watched 'Ghoul' recently and enjoyed it immensely. It stirred up interest in Indian horror in me. I think...

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Meghan Trainor eager to celebrate baby's first Christmas in 2021

Meghan Trainor eager to celebrate baby's first Christmas in 2021

Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Meghan Trainor is looking forward to celebrating Christmas with her unborn child next year.The star admitted she would have loved to give birth to her first child with husband Daryl Sabara around the festive period, but her baby is due in February 2021."I'm a Christ...

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Child Covid-19 cases in US approach 1.2 million

Child Covid-19 cases in US approach 1.2 million

Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Nearly 1.2 million children in the US have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest data of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital Association.A total of 1,44,145 new child Covid-19 cases were report...

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Karnataka recoveries continue to outnumber positive cases

Karnataka recoveries continue to outnumber positive cases

Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) With as many as 1,949 patients getting discharged, Karnataka continued its trend of registering more recoveries than positive cases.Karnataka reported 1,870 new cases of Covid-19 and 17 succumbed to the virus, taking the total number of infections to 8,76,425 and the death t...

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