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Monster storm Irma heads toward Florida

Newsroom24x7 Network Florida: Hurricane Irma is sweeping through the Turks and Caicos Islands and approaching the Bahamas and northern Cuba (Miami Herald) as it continues toward South Florida, which expects it to make landfall by early Sunday. The storm, which was downgraded to category four on Friday, has caused at least a dozen deaths throughout

Hope of a new treatment for knee pain

Jyoti Singh New Delhi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkeehave tested a new method for treating problems relating to knee joints using a novel nanomaterial, and found it effective in initial studies. Scientists used a specific ferrite nanomaterial, embedding it with Poly vinylidene fluoride (PVDF) to make a magnetic-dielectric composite. This material, researchers

US Diplomatic Security: “Cinderella Story” busts human trafficking Network

Newsroom24x7 Network New York City/Seoul: Operation Cinderella Story, a United States Diplomatic Security Service (or DSS) -initiated and -led criminal investigation has dismantled a transnational human trafficking criminal network operating in the Republic of Korea and the New York City area. The criminal enterprise laundered millions of dollars in illicit proceeds from secret New York

Coal-fired plant load factor  in India falls by 2.1 percent point in the first half of 2017

Newsroom24x7 Network About 24% of households in India are yet to be electrified. Sporadic outages continue to plague the country. New Delhi: Though the overall coal-fired plant load factor (PLF) in India fell by 2.1 percentage point (pp) year over year (yoy) to 60% in the first half of 2017, with the gas based PLF

India goes for No-Fly List for on-board disruptive behaviour by passengers

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Passengers will figure in No Fly List if they resort to disruptive and unruly behaviour on-board. The Ministry of Civil Aviation today unveiled rules to tackle on-board disruptive and unruly behaviour by passengers. Briefing the media in New Delhi today, Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the

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