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We have weaker bones than our hunter-gatherer ancestors. This is what you can do about it

Advancing technology has made our lives sedentary. It has an impact on our body and, specifically, our bones.

The many ways climate change will leave us high & dry, in one table

An international group of researchers has plotted the different ways on one table to drive home the urgency of the climate change crisis.

India’s first private satellite – a small piece of history on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket

ExseedSAT-1, India’s first fully privately-built satellite without any help from ISRO, will launch on the SSO-A SmallSat Express mission Tuesday.

The kilogram is being redefined – a physicist explains

Since 1889, we have agreed to use a standard block of metal – kept near Paris – to define the kilogram.

New flu shot far more powerful than the 1940s breakthrough in preventing flu-like illnesses

Flucelvax, produced by Melbourne-based CSL’s Seqirus unit, is 36.2 % more effective than conventional shots in preventing flu-like illness that killed almost 200 American children last winter.

Tamil Nadu coast on alert after Cyclone Gaja intensifies into severe storm

The Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority said that Cyclone Gaja is likely to make landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu tonight.

New study shows climate change caused decline of flourishing Indus Valley Civilisation

Using under-sea fossil evidence and its marine DNA, researchers were able to trace how climate change led to the decline of Harappan Civilisation.

ISRO lines up 10 missions before January 2019

Space agency's chief K Sivan said Chandrayaan 2 mission (lunar lander) will be the first operational mission of the GSLV Mk-III-vehicle.

Daily physical activity, healthy diet must to prevent diabetes among teenagers

On World Diabetes Day, health experts give tips on how to prevent obesity, a major factor contributing to diabetes among adolescents.

ISRO’s biggest rocket takes off with cutting-edge communication satellite

The GSLV Mk-III is expected to be the launcher for ISRO’s ambitious human spaceflight programme.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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