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Ebola vaccine may be up to 100% effective: WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed confidence that a prototype vaccine for Ebola may be 100% effective in protecting against the deadly virus Ebola. The vaccine was initially developed in ..

Tata Motors shareholders remove Nusli Wadia from board of directors

Shareholders of Tata Motors have voted to remove independent director Nusli Wadia from the board of directors. In the extraordinary general meeting, 71.20% of the shareholders voted in favour of ..

Government allows use of old notes for tax payment under PMGKY

The Union Finance Ministry has allowed use of old bank notes of 500 and 1,000 rupees for payment towards tax, surcharge, penalty and deposit under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan ..

Government announces new rules to ease process of getting passport

The Union Government announced new passport rules in order to streamline, liberalize and ease the process of issue of passport. Under new rules, birth certificate is no longer mandatory for ..

Mahinder Pal Singh first Sikh cricketer in Pakistan to join national academy

Mahinder Pal Singh became the first Sikh cricketer in Pakistan to join national academy. He hails from Nankana Sahib in Lahore and is among the list of top 30 emerging ..

Argentina wins FIFA Team of the Year title

Argentina has won the FIFA ‘Team of the Year’ title after finishing top of the FIFA rankings of the year 2016 with 1,634 points. Argentina’s rivals Brazil was placed at ..

Mary Kom given AIBA Legends award

Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom was awarded the AIBA Legends award by the International Boxing Federation (AIBA). Besides, Asian Games’ bronze medalist Vikas Krishan Yadav ..

Newly discovered fish named after Obama

Scientists have named pink-and-yellow coral-reef fish as Tosanoides obama in the honour of outgoing US President Barack Obama. The fish is found exclusively within the protected area in Hawaii. It ..

World’s first solar road opens in France

The world’s first solar road was opened in the small French village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy. The one-kilometre long solar road is made with 30,000 square feet of solar panels. ..

Flock launches world’s first chat OS

Flock, a team messenger for businesses has launched world’s first chat operating system “FlockOS”. It allows developers to build customised apps, bots and integrations on Flock. It provides setup slash ..