Britain now generates twice as much electricity from wind energy as coal

Britain’s wind energy output increased by 14 terawatt-hours between 2016-17 (enough to power 4.5 million homes) and electricity was completely “coal free” for 613 hours last year

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Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Is Gone, But Scrutiny Will Continue

In an executive order on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump dissolved the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (Voter Fraud Commission).

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Scientists find genetic switch that decides fate of embryonic stem cells

Researchers at the Bangalore-based Institute of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine (InStem) have shown how a genetic switch controls development of organs and body plan of animals.

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New drug combos using pain killers may be effective against cancer

Combining commonly used pain killers with ruthenium (a metal belonging to the platinum group) may prove effective in cancer treatment, a study by Indian scientists has indicated.

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‘Virtual psychiatrist’ is effective in diagnosing mental disorders: study

Diagnostic tool of the telepsychiatry application has potential to empower non-psychiatrist doctors and paramedics to diagnose psychiatric disorders accurately and reliably in remote sites

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Indian startups developing rapid tests to help check antibiotic resistance

The Discovery Award seed funding will help 4 Indian research startups to develop antibiotic resistance test prototypes & products & also bid for the Longitude Prize

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Medical Marijuana Research Firm BOHECO Funded By Ratan Tata, Google India MD Rajan Anandan

Marijuana (cannabis) research firm BOHECO (Bombay Hemp Company) in India has raised funds worth 6.25 crore from Ratan Tata and Google India MD, Rajan Anandan.

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Tesla Builds World’s Biggest Battery In 100 Days, Elon Musk Wins Bet Against Australia

Elon Musk’s Tesla has built a 100-megawatt battery in less than 100 days. The battery pack in Australia is also the world’s largest single lithium-ion energy storage project

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Bill To Legalize Marijuana & Opium To Be Tabled In Parliament Winter Session (December)

A Private Member’s Bill by MP Dharamvir Gandhi to regulate cannabis and opium, and legalize medical marijuana, will be heard

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Amit Shah-Sohrabuddin Case: ‘Chief Justice Mohit Shah Offered Rs 100 Crore Bribe to CBI Judge Loya For Favourable Verdict’

Judge Loya’s sister Anuradha Biyani has alleged that Loya was offered a bribe of Rs 100 Crores by Chief Justice Mohit Shah to provide a favourable judgement in Amit Shah case

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IAS Officer Pens Open Letter Over Student’s Suicide, FIR Registered Against Jaipur School

An FIR has been registered in Jaipur by Mukesh Kumar, father of student Aaditya Bharti who committed suicide, against JVP International School & Bansal Classes

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Pune Restaurant Owner Abuses Customer, Demands Phone Number of Female Companion

Akhil Singh, a resident of Pune who visited “1BHK Superbar” on November 11 has alleged that restaurant-owner Rajat Grover called & abused him about a Zomato review

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