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Everything you need to know about Bijapur Sainik School: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Women who smoke and carry specific variations in the genes that impact their metabolism are at higher risk of developing hot flashes in comparison with smokers who do not carry these gene variants, researchers have found.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A small Seattle-based start-up has designed a novel bra dubbed 'JoeyBra', that has a side pocket for storing your debit card, ID and phone irrespective of bust size.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Loss of biodiversity seems to affect ecosystems as much as climate change, pollution and other major forms of environmental stress, says a new study.
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cassava, a staple crop found in southeast Africa, contains cyanide toxins above levels considered safe for human consumption, says a new study.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says a study.
London, May 2 (ANI): More than 2000 students and their teachers in Britain joined together in colourful clothing to form the world's largest ever human Olympic rings logo.
London, May 2 (IANS) A 41-year-old former banker in Britain has come up with a pioneering scheme where he aims to collect four tonnes of dog waste every day across just one county and then process the faeces to light street lamps.
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study says.
London, May 1 (IANS) School teachers in Britain should be paid according to their performance in the classroom, British MPs have recommended.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A team of researchers have come out with a brain stimulation technology, which they claim could prevent migraine attacks from occurring.
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A 14-year-old student who jumped to her death in China to protest her school's dress code has triggered an online debate among the netizens.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) As the current Mumbai civic body chief retired Monday, Sitaram Kunta, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch was named the new municipal commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an official said.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Young women who may be obese but are happy with their size or shape show greater levels of self-possession, which offsets any ridicule they are likely to face.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new research led by high school students has revealed that texting while driving is unsafe regardless of where the phone is positioned.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): 32 students from Staples High School in Westport are looking forward to set a world record for being the largest throng of twins in one class.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Overweight young women who are happy with the size and shape of their bodies show higher levels of self-esteem, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Six Indian Americans are among 30 immigrants and children of immigrants from 20 countries who have won 2012 Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellowships to pursue advanced degrees.
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) NephroPlus, a leading kidney care clinic group, Friday said it plans to set up 100 dialysis centres across India over the next three years.
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has expressed pain at some fallacious observations regarding the accommodation in Pune, which she was to occupy after relinquishing the office of the President.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Zac Efron, who got to smooch Michelle Pfeiffer in 'New Year's Eve', has revealed that he had a secret crush on the actress since he was 18.
London, April 27 (IANS) Antioxidant-rich watercress can relieve the stress placed on the body by a strenuous workout. Even those who ate the leafy vegetable just two hours before high level exercise experienced the same level of protection, a study said.
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The oil palm plantations on Borneo island, a part of which falls in Indonesia, would become a key source of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 if they continue to grow unchecked, says a new study.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Immediate application of the World Health Organization smoking reduction policy- increasing cigarette prices- could prevent millions of smoking-related deaths by 2030, say University of Michigan researchers.
London, April 26 (ANI): CU medical school researchers have revealed that intense light could be used to treat heart attacks.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a "self-correcting" mechanism by which developing organisms recognize and repair abnormalities in the head and face.
Washington, April 25(ANI): Taking fish oil may help reduce symptoms of Periodontitis, inflammation of the tissue surrounding the teeth, say researchers.
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout.
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Defects in rocks lying below the earth's surface can modify the impact of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, says a study by the Australian National University.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Zac Efron is having a good time looking for the woman he would want to spend his rest of the life with but hasn't found her.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A 25 per cent increase in high blood pressure screening in 19 developing countries would reduce the number of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and deaths that occur each year by up to 3 per cent in these countries, a new study has suggested.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Staying in an organization out of a sense of obligation or for lack of alternatives may make you emotionally exhausted, a chronic state of physical and mental depletion resulting from continuous stress and excessive job demands, a new study has suggested.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Neuroscientists have identified a key protein that may be activated to protect nerve cells from damage during heart failure or epileptic seizure.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): An Oxnard teacher who was fired for allegedly appearing in a pornographic movie is now fighting to get her job back.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Childhood exposure to lead dust may have lasting physical and behavioural effects, it has been revealed.
London, April 21 (IANS) The areas of brain responsible for the many aspects of spiritual experiences have been revealed by US researchers.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): For centuries people have pondered over 'the perfect face', and a teenage student seems to be simply the blessed one.
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A link between different strains of malaria parasites that cause severe disease has been identified, which could help develop vaccines or drugs against life-threatening cases of the infection.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) In a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Maoist rebels Friday triggered a powerful landmine blast in the troubled Bastar region killing three people, police said.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday carried out a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triggering a powerful landmine blast in the troubled Bastar region in which three persons were killed, police said.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): People with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume alcohol in modest amounts, no more than one or two servings per day, are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-drinkers with the same condition, a new study has claimed.
For a very longtime scientists were speculating about a 'God spot,' a specific area of the human brain linked to spirituality, but actually several areas of the brain may be linked to such experiences, reveals a study.
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Scientists have long speculated on a 'God spot,' a distinct area of the human brain responsible for spirituality, but actually multiple areas of the organ may be linked with such experiences, says a study.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Mike Tyson has claimed that he got a corrections official pregnant while serving a jail sentence.
A new research has proved that Synthetic drugs are likely to put teenagers at high risk of experiencing symptoms of depression.
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, an official said here Thursday.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Synthetic drug use may put teenagers at greater risk of experiencing depressive symptoms, say researchers.
Tokyo, April 19 (IANS) Caffeine intake may help overcome dry eye syndrome (DES) -- caused by the diminishing ability to produce tears with symptoms like grittiness, scratchy or smarting sensation and production of stringy discharge from the eyes -- reveals a study.
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) Acidic oceans are dramatically altering the ability of baby corals to sense their surroundings, says a study.
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.
London, April 19 (ANI): Researchers have found that an artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Kidney stones afflict millions of people worldwide every year, triggering a crippling pain that is among the worst known to man.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has provided evidence to explain why some people are more prone to developing kidney stones than others.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Giving children more toy choices markedly increases their physical play, especially in girls.
Hangzhou (China), April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Over 30 students were injured when their bus overturned on the way back from a school trip in east China's Zhejiang province on Wednesday afternoon, according to local authorities.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Scientists have found an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of drinking water.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Researchers have found that consumption of caffeine can significantly increase the eye's ability to produce tears, suggesting that it could offer relief for millions of people with dry eye syndrome.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered four loci that seem to be associated with decreasing the volume of the hippocampus.
London, April 16 (IANS) Micro-nutrients in readymade baby meals contain less than a fifth of the recommended daily supply of calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and other minerals, says a new study.
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that changes in the gene expression of a key enzyme may contribute to high blood pressure and increase susceptibility to forming blood clots in pregnant women with preeclampsia.
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new analysis of 36-year-old data, resuscitated from printouts, shows that NASA found life on Mars, an international team of mathematicians and scientists have revealed.
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new mechanism by which colon cancer develops.
Sonipat (Haryana), April 12 (IANS) The Jindal Global Law School here has signed wide-ranging partnership agreements with three leading American law Schools to enrich academic programmes in both India and the US.
Pune, April 12 (IANS) India's premier military training establishment, the National Defence Academy (NDA) here, Thursday announced that it has upgraded its NDA English School into an Army Public School, an officer said.
Wellington, Apr 12 (ANI): Misuse of cellphone by school children has forced a major policy review of mobiles and Internet by a school in New Zealand.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Obese women who are just above average for weight and blood sugar are at a higher risk of bad pregnancy outcomes than previously known, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified the region on dengue virus that is neutralized in people who overcome infection with the deadly pathogen.
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Overweight women with moderately elevated blood sugar are at a higher pregnancy risk than their obese counterparts with normal blood sugar or those who have gestational diabetes but normal weight.
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Drivers in China refusing to give way to school buses will be penalised.
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): A number of patients admitted for treatment of intractable seizures have been discovered to have stress-triggered symptoms rather than a true seizure disorder, according to a new study.
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): There is presently no treatment that alters the course of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Finding a new job may be the only way to get a big pay raise, according to a new research.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) More than 300 children fell ill after eating lunch at a school in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Tuesday.
Washington, April 9 (IANS) An invasive test for routine heart function is being grossly overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more effective tests.
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Dentures may not be as clean as they look as they could be contaminated with killer bugs like MRSA, a new study has revealed.
London, April 7 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who doesn't mind avoiding breakfast, watch out. For scientists have found that men regularly skipping their morning meal are more likely to develop diabetes.
Islamabad, Apr 7(ANI): Around 20 million children in Pakistan, including an estimated 7.3 million of primary school age are not in school, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has said.
A recent study has suggested that, consumption of strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries can reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease in men to a great extent.
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries can significantly reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease in men, suggest researchers.
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Sticking to an organisation out of obligation or for lack of job options can fuel emotional exhaustion, a chronic state of burnout resulting from continuous stress and excessive job demands.
A new study has revealed that a specific drug has shown the capability of nullifying the growth of dangerous bacteria also thwarts malarial parasite.
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): A drug candidate that has shown promise for neutralizing dangerous bacteria also thwarts malarial parasite from growing, a new study has revealed.
A recent study revealed that an effective DNA sequencing technology can not only help to identify the mutations undergone in the root of the tumor of a patient that is important for incorporating the treatment of cancer but the technology can now help to get the genetic map of evolution of the disease that can help the doctors to monitor the response to the treatment.
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): UK researchers are working with computer modelling specialists in India to predict areas of the country that are most vulnerable to malaria outbreaks, following changes in monsoon rainfall.
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Metformin, a well-tolerated drug prescribed for diabetics, may also protect against liver cancer, says a new study.
A recent study revealed that more than of all cancer is preventable. The only thing needed is to proper knowledge of information to the society to act upon.
Washington, April 2 (IANS) More than half of all cancer is preventable and society possesses the requisite knowledge to act on this information, says a new study.
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Scientists are rejecting a century-old assumption that the earth has the same chemical makeup as the sun.
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Noah Stewart, who worked as a receptionist in a concert call few years back, has become the first black musician to top the British classical music charts, with his debut album "Noah".
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Powerful DNA sequencing technology may not only help identify mutations at the root of a patient's tumour - considered vital for personalizing cancer treatment - but to map the genetic evolution of disease and monitor response to treatment, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Taking your dog to the office could act as a real stress buster and also promote goodwill, new research says.
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Rupert Grint, who played the role of Ron Weasly in 'Harry Potter', has revealed that he doesn't know the reason why fans keep sending him pyjamas.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Vietnam will be sending teachers to India for English training, besides sourcing English teachers from India, according to the ministry of human resource development. The objective behind the entire exercise will be to prepare 20,000 English teachers in Vietnam over the next few years.
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Students from America's top universities like Yale, Harvard, Princeton and Columbia are all set for a debate on the theme of "Higher education is not worth it" -- in Hindi!
The third season of the Mahindra NBA Challenge entered into its 2nd days and audience observed interesting matches at the Modern School ground
New York, Mar 28 (ANI): A New York University graduate, who is a reporter by day and becomes a stripper at night, has been outed for leading a double life.
A team of researchers has reached to the conclusion that obese youths with specific genetic variants may be more susceptible to fatty liver disease, a leading cause of chronic liver disease in children and adolescents in developed countries.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) Around 500 teachers from Kerala might get an opportunity to teach in Brazilian schools in the near future, say officials.
Boston, March 24 (IANS) International leaders from government, business, non-profit, media and entertainment sectors are meeting here over the weekend to discuss where India stands currently and where it is headed over the next decade.
In a recent study, Scientists found that a specialized cellular stress takes place in pancreatic beta cells before the inception of type 1 diabetes.
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a specific type of cellular stress takes place in pancreatic beta cells before the onset of type 1 diabetes.