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MP land prices to go up from July

Come July and land prices will go up for industrial use in Madhya Pradesh. Almost all Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigams (AKVNs) subsidiaries of State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDC) have obtained government nod for raising prices. “Bhopal and Gwalior AKVNs will raise land rates from July 1 in Manideep (Bhopal), Govindpura, Satlapur, Pilukhedi, Banmore (Gwalior), Nandantola,…

Quality of food affects weight loss

A study has found that the best way to lose weight is to concentrate on the quality of food that we eat and not on the amount. What you eat is said to have a greater impact on weight gain than other lifestyle factors such as exercise, a TV couch-potato existence or the amount of…

Why low birth weight leads to obesity later ?

A study involving an Indian-origin researcher has shed light on the link between low birth weights and obesity later in life. Researchers at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center using fetal neural stem cells from animal models found that altering the levels of two common hormones, insulin and leptin, in the uterus…

New device ‘can improve success rate for knee surgery’

Scientists have developed a new device which they claim can improve the success rate for surgery on a knee injury. The rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee are common in sportspersons. Until now, it has been treated with screws that bind the damaged ligament to the bone but this method often…

What Is A Dad?

The Dad is a person who is mostly away, supposedly working at a place called office. While at home, he is mostly dormant and could be found lying on the lower bunk in the other bedroom. During the last Birthday, he gifted us a bunk bed with the ulterior intention of getting us banished from…

Indian newlyweds offered cash to delay having children

While countries like Japan, Canada and Australia hand out “baby bonuses” to encourage people to have children, couples in one part of India are getting cash to do just the opposite. Maharashtrastate is paying newlyweds a so-called “honeymoon” bonus to delay starting a family, with the twin aims of slowing population growth and improving women’s…

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