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Turkey declares new 24-hour curfews for mainly-Kurdish towns

News4u-News Desk- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia had information that Turkey’s military is entrenched a few hundred meters (yards) inside Syrian territory to prevent Kurdish groups from strengthening their positions. Lavrov said he had seen the reports of Turkish tanks on the border, but gave no further details about Turkey’s military presence in [...]

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2 years imprisonment for candidates contesting in elections concealing facts : CEC

News4u-News Desk- Chief Election Commissioner Syed Nasim Ahmed Zaidi has said that Election Commission has proposed two-years imprisonment for candidates contesting in elections who either conceal facts or provide false information in the affidavits while filing nominations. Inaugurating a two-day National Conference on Electoral and Political Reforms organized by Association for Democratic Reforms in Hyderabad, [...]

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HIV-Infected males have higher rates of bone loss than females

News4u-News Desk- Rates of low bone mass are greater in HIV-infected males than in females, according to a new study. Researchers from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles studied 11 biomarkers associated with inflammation, bone loss and/or bone formation in about 450 individuals – assessed by sex and HIV status – to try to determine causes of [...]

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GST and Insolvency bills to be passed in second half of budget session of Parl: Jaitley

News4u-News Desk- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expresses hope that the GST and Insolvency bills will be passed in second half of the budget session of the parliament. Addressing the closing ceremony function of ‘Advancing Asia’ summit, Jaitley thanked the International Monetary Fund for recognising India as a bright spot in the world. Jaitley expressed confidence [...]

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A trip to Leh is an experience, not just a holiday

News4u-Travel Desk- One would imagine that Leh, the hottest holiday destination of the country this season, would be teeming with excited tourists. You would have to get past a lot of pushing and shoving to get a glimpse of the ‘must-sees’ of the place, and the shopowners of the trinkets’ stores would be screaming at [...]

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The Program (Movie Review)

News4u-Entertainment Desk- The Program charts athlete Lance Armstrong’s meteoric – and dope enhanced – rise to fame, as he made history with seven Tour de France victories and his subsequent complete and utter fall from grace thanks to his own foolishness and the persistent investigative efforts of a journalist. If there’s one thing that this [...]

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Global Baba (Movie Review)

News4u-Entertainment Desk- Global Baba is the story of a criminal who turns into a spiritual leader. The social satire takes on Aamir Khan starrer PK and comments on how religion has become one of the biggest businesses in the country. In India, faith trade is the most lucrative of the lot. Global Baba has the [...]

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संपूर्ण समर्पण (हिंदी आलेख)

News4u-फ़ीचर डेस्क- (हिंदी आलेख)  आये दिन नित नई स्टोरी की तलाश में मारा मारा फिरता एक जाने माने पत्र का रिपोर्टर मैं , हर कोशिश के बावजूद बॉस से कभी शाबाशी पाने का हक़दार न बन पाया था Iहर बार एक ही जुमला, “ अरे काम करते हो तो पूरे डेडिकेशन से करोI ये आधे [...]

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कश्मीरी अवाम के नाम एक अराजनैतिक पत्र

News4u-फ़ीचर डेस्क- एक तरफ़ जन्नत का नज़ारा देने वाली कश्मीर वादियां और दूसरी ओर कभी भी कहीं भी, आतंकियों का खूनी खेल। एक तरफ़ भोले भाले आमजन जो डल झील पर तैरती कश्तियों पर सवार सैलानियों को ख़ुशबूदार केसर और तरह तरह के आभूषण बेचते हैं और दूसरी तरफ़ आईएसआईएस का झंडा फहराते अलगाववादी I [...]

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Turns out `good` cholesterol can at times be `bad`

News4u-News Desk- It turns out what’s referred to as “good” cholesterol might actually put you at a much greater risk of heart disease. The generally accepted medical maxim that elevated HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) is “good” has been overturned by a multi-center, international study, led by researchers from the the University of Pennsylvania. They show that [...]