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Running daily can add 3 yrs to your life?

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Running for only a few minutes a day even at slow speeds may reduce a person’s risk of death from heart disease and other causes compared to someone who does not run, according to a new 15-year stu

Fist bumps cleaner than handshakes

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Fist bumps may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, according to a new study which found that germ transfer was 90 per cent lower when bumping fists than during a handshake.

Renowned Italian tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

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Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi’s operas, has died at the age of 90.

Oldest record of near death experience found?

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The oldest medical description of a “near-death” experience has been discovered in a report from a French physician in 1740, scientists say.

Duchovny plays up russian link in ad

US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian.

New code for Beatles’ music

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The study demonstrates scientifically that the structure of the Beatles music changes progressively from one album to the next

Babylon 5 creator joins hands with Indian firm

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Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczyns-ki and digital company Graphic India are collaborating to turn his upcoming graphic novel Titans into a feature film.

Toddler’s eye contact may signal autism risk

The act of making eye contact with another person to share an experience without a smile can predict later autism symptoms in babies, a new study has found.

Richard III’s grave opens to public

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The grave of King Richard III, immortalised by Shakespeare as one of history’s great villains, was opened up to the public on Saturday in central England.

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.