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India win 2016 Kabaddi World Cup title

India triumphed in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup for a third straight time as they staged a remarkable fightback to overcome a tough Iran 38-29 in the title clash, maintaining their dominance in the sport. This was India’s third title triumph on the trot in a sport they have dominated for long.

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Central Council For Research In Homoeopathy, New Delhi www.ccrhindia.org invites applications for Pharmacist - 2 posts : 1 UR, 1 OBC Refer Website or Employment News dated 4-10 June 2016...

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Padma Awards 2016

Padma Vibhushan 2016 Winner Field Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi Art - Classical dance Shri Rajinikanth Art - Cinema Smt. Girija Devi Art-Classical Vocal Shri Ramoji Rao Literature & Education-Journalism Dr. Viswanathan Shanta Medicine - Oncology Shri Shri Ravi Shankar Others - Spiritualism Shri Jagmohan Public Affairs Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre Science & Engineering Shri Avinash Dixit(Foreigner) Literature & Education Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani(Posthumous) Trade & Industry Padma Bhushan 2016 Name Field Shri Anupam Kher Art-Cinema Shri Udit Narayan Jha Art-Playback Singing Shri Ram V. Sutar Art-Sculpture Shri Heisnam Kanhailal Art - Theater Shri Vinod Rai Civil Service Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Literature & Education Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya Literature & Education Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard Literature & Education - Journalism Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy Medicine - Gastroenterology Swami Tejomayananda Other - S ...

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What is polio?

Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious disease caused by the polio virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause paralysis or even death in a matter of hours. How is polio transmitted? The polio virus (scientifically known as the wild polio virus or WPV) enters the body through water or food that has been contaminated with faecal material from an infected person. The virus multiplies in the intestine. From blood it may pass to the nerves of the brain stem and spinal cord. The disease mainly affects children under five years. Only humans can catch polio. The incubation period is three-five days for minor illness and one-two weeks for paralytic symptoms. So a large number of people may have had a minor dose of polio without really being aware of it. The original flu like illness, the more chance there is of deterioration occurring later in life (fatigue & weakness). What are the different strains of polio? Paralytic polio can be caused by any of three closely related strain ...

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Genetically Modified Food or Crops

Genetic Modification Genetic modification refers to techniques used to manipulate the genetic composition of an organism by adding specific useful genes. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that determines a particular characteristic/trait. All organisms have DNA (genes). Genes are located in chromosomes. Genes are units of inheritance that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for development and function of the organism. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred to as genetically modified (GM) crops, transgenic crops or genetically engineered (GE) crops. Over the last 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has developed rapidly due to the greater understanding of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as the chemical double helix code from which genes are made. The term genetic engineering is used to describe the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism can be altered using “recombinant DNA technology.” This ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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