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Scientists have developed a new way of administering insulin orally that could prove to be a painless alternative to millions of diabetics worldwide who have to get injections to manage their blood-
Swedish furniture retail major IKEA today said it will continue its business collaboration "as usual" with Welspun India till the outcome of an ongoing investigation by the Gujarat-based firm over l
In order to check pollution, a new policy will be framed to make scrapping of 15-year old vehicles mandatory, bringing heavy vehicles in its ambit to begin with, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today s
Walmart is reviewing cotton certification records of Welspun India while IKEA will continue business ties "as usual" with the textiles supplier till the outcome of an ongoing probe by the Gujarat-ba
India Inc is enduring its worst earnings drawdown of the last 20 years, burdened by weak growth, high interest costs with excessive private sector debt and over-capitalised balance sheets, says a re
Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems, part of Godrej Boyce Manufacturing Company, is eyeing a 15 per cent sales growth to Rs 750 crore this year.
Fin-tech start up firm Zeta has introduced near field communication (NFC) based payment solution to help users make payments at cash counters at ease.
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LONDON (Reuters) - How do you weigh and measure more than 18,000 wild animals?
Kate Upton played with fire on Snapchat on Tuesday by mocking the Kardashians.
AMICO CHEF BAKERY: A good friend of mine orders cakes from this place all the time — the famous Italian Classic, with layers of moist, custardy fillings in vanilla and chocolate finished with an old-f
SAN JOSE, Calif. — For Bay Area techies attuned to the latest trends, kale is no longer cutting it and quinoa is passe. Instead, many are opting for a six-legged snack.
Pet parents are quick to thank their fur babies for keeping them healthier, according to survey results released Tuesday by a pet wellness company called Nutram.
GAZA (Reuters) - The last survivors of a Gaza zoo, where dozens of animals died of starvation and children petted stuffed carcasses, left on Wednesday for sanctuary outside the Palestinian territory.
Proud mother is OK with everything about 22-year-old child, but wants her to “fix herself up” to find a relationship.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing BlackBerry Ltd of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting an upbeat picture of the prospect
External GPU enclosures are all the rage these days when it comes to ramping up the pixel shifting power of your laptop, and a fresh option has popped up on Kickstarter to tempt MacBook Pro owners.Th
Astronaut breaks US record: 521 days in space and counting Jeffrey Williams, commander of the International Space Station, marked his 521st day in orbit Wednesday, a number accumulated over four fli
Current approaches to generating the anonymized data that is the lifeblood of the big data era are failing us, but how big of a problem is this?
UPDATE: 11:30 p.m. EDT — Agence France Presse, citing an anonymous official, tweeted Wednesday that "militants" were behind the unfolding attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. 
In her new memoir, “Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes and Growing Up,” former “Glee” star Naya Rivera opens up about her life and drops a few bombshells. In excerpts revealed by People, Rivera discus
Investigators looking for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 expect to wrap up their hunt by December, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre revealed Wednesday in an operational update. The announce
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(Reuters Health) - Many patients who have clogged arteries or survive a heart attack don’t consistently take medications prescribed to prevent life-threatening complications, a study confirms.
One teacher said that there would be “no formally assigned homework this year,” and online discussions reveal a belief that the workload assigned may be too heavy.
Stephen FellerMAYWOOD, Idaho, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Function of the hands and elbows of quadriplegics can be restored surgically, but most don't undergo the procedure because of a lack of awareness.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines could suspend more mines in a crackdown on environmental abuses that has halted operations of 10 miners, a minister said on Wednesday, dismissing a claim by mineral
YANGON (Reuters) - A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least three people including two children, local officials said, and damaging some of the famous p
ROME (Reuters) - At least 73 people have died in an earthquake which devastated a string of small towns in central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, the civil protection department said.
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Bats for five-year stint for PSB chief executives
LONDON, Aug 24 (IFR) - John Langley, Barclays' head of global finance and risk solutions (GFRS), is retiring from the industry to pursue other opportunities, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.
** Dow Jones Industrial Average narrow range trade since early Aug should soon give way to a return of volatility
MADRID, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Credit ratings agency Moody's said on Wednesday the restructuring plan put forward by Spanish renewable energy and engineering firm Abengoa would reduce its debt burden, but
* Buys 33 percent of London-based GeeksDeck ltd. for 0.1 million zlotys ($26,200) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 3.8193 zlotys) (Gdynia Newsroom)
* Completed sale of Barclays Risk Analytics And Index Solutions Ltd. To bloomberg L.p. For approximately 615 mln stg
DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Most major Gulf stock markets fell on Wednesday with few positive factors to spur buying and after Brent crude oil dropped back to just above $49.0 a barrel.
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Manchester City look to seal their place in the draw for the Champions League group stage.
The Manchester City coach has opted to bring in a new goalkeeper to be his No.1 at the club.
Coach Mark Dantonio said last week he was allowing Peat time to work out academic issues             
MANILA, Philippines – Despite flu, two-time NCAA MVP Gretchel Soltones led the Lady Stags of San Sebastian to a four-set victory over University of Santo Tom
MANILA, Philippines – National University assistant head coach Edjet Mabbayad is still not satisfied even if they dealt Far Eastern University its first defe
MANILA, Philippines – June Mar Fajardo scored a personal conference high of 37 points and San Miguel Beer bucked the absence of import AZ Reid, carving out a
INCLEMENT weather will not hamper the conduct of the much-awaited 2016 North and Central Luzon leg of Milo Little Olympics slated September 2-4 in Baguio City. This is according to MLO sports directo
AN IMPROVED Edward Kelly is ready to take on the challenge against a battle tested Vincent Latoel as they step inside the One Championship cage on August 27 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta
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Leadsbyseo has launched top professional SEO reseller services. The top SEO reseller in Noida, in a corporate press statement has declared that it has introduced an elite pa
Grade & Auction Your Cards & Collectibles with Small Traditions & Don't Spend a Single Penny Out-of-Pocket Summary:Denver-Based Auction Firm Presents 100 High-End Lots In It
LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re
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"We all want to share with everyone our best ways to take decisive action, get results, and make more money," says Michele Scism. "And the best part is: it's absolutely free!"
Summary:The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy presents renowned singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik on Sunday, September 25th at 5 p.m. on the magnificent Great Lawn
· 8 in 10 students said they did not report something serious, because they did not want to get involved. · 9 in 10 students said would be more willing to report something if th
"We are delighted to expand the services and solutions offered through our elite Linium Blues line with the addition of Crossbridge's leading-edge financial services," said Linium CEO J
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