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DB Realty falls 7% after LIC Housing Finance files insolvency plea against co in NCLT

DB Realty fell over 7 percent intraday on Thursday as investors turned wary of the stock on the back of insolvency proceedings reports. LIC Housing Finance is believed to have filed insolvency plea against the company in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), CNBC-TV18 reported, quoting news agency Cogencis. According to a report in DNA, the company is said to have defaulted ... Read More »

Public servants warned against liking anti-government social media posts

Public servants are being warned that liking and sharing social media posts could put them in breach of their code of conduct and they may even be required to police anti-government messages posted by their friends. The Community and Public Sector Union has argued that the new guidance, released by the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) on Monday, represents an absurd ... Read More »

Senate Voted Against Health Care Repeal on Anniversary of Approving Medicare

This Thursday and Friday have scored a place in the health-care history books, thanks to the U.S. Senate’s middle-of-the-night vote rejecting a bill that would have repealed part of a landmark achievement of the Obama presidency, the Affordable Care Act. Had the repeal passed, even in its “skinny” form, it could have led to changes to Medicaid and Medicare. But the dates in ... Read More »

Obama camp praises everyone who “made their voices heard” against GOP health care bill

Failed vote after failed vote, former President Barack Obama watched as Senate Republicans tried to repeal his signature piece of health legislation — and ultimately came up short, at least for now. On Friday, via spokesperson Kevin Lewis, Obama praised the activist and grassroots efforts that helped stop Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. “The Affordable ... Read More »

Facebook Says It Will Act Against ‘Information Operations’ Using False Accounts

Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news. In a report and summary of response plans on its website on Thursday, Facebook describes ... Read More »

Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

IANS | Jan 4, 2017, 03.53 PM IST Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) An experimental vaccine is safe and effectively stimulates the immune system leading to regression of early-stage breast cancer, show results of a clinical trial. The researchers created the vaccine from immune cells called dendritic cells that are harvested from each individual ... Read More »

Nokia files even more patent lawsuits against Apple

Nokia has filed new patent infringement lawsuits against Apple on Thursday, a day after it weighed in on a licensing dispute with the company by filing claims in Germany and the U.S. On Wednesday, the Finland-based mobile network vendor filed lawsuits in three German courts and two lawsuits in a Texas court, leveling infringement claims against Apple on the widely ... Read More »

Adding flavour to the fight against cancer

Kamini Mathai| TNN | Dec 11, 2016, 03.32 PM IST Adding flavour to the fight against cancer (Steve Snodgrass/Flickr) Their mouths are sore, taste buds non functional, abdominal tracts in flamed, appetites down to zero. Creating dishes that suit as well as soothe, satiate as well as strengthen the palates of those undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or any other cancer treatment ... Read More »

Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse by students

During the drug abuse prevention campaign, the Delhi government would also conduct different activities such as short movie screenings, quizzes and interactive sessions  for students. Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse for students RELATED STORIES DU adopts UGC amendments: Can cause job losses JNU looking for stronger collaboration with NDA, says VC Dr M Jagadesh Kumar IIT Bombay ... Read More »

Petitioners file RTI against Baswan Committee

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) constituted the Baswan Committee to review the modus operandi of the commission for conducting the Civil Service Examination (CSE) earlier this year in August. It is speculated that the committee headed by retired IAS and former Human Resource Development Secretary, BS Baswan, has recommended a few changes in the CSE pattern. However, the Centre ... Read More »