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Prosthetic arm for Bengaluru techie as crocodile bites off forearm (22:46)
Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) A 26-year-old city techie will soon have a prosthetic arm fitted, after a crocodile bit off his left forearm in a nearby lake on Sunday, said a private hospital doctor on Monday.

Odisha to receive rainfall (20:10)
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Several places in Odisha will experience moderate to heavy rainfall over Tuesday due to a cyclonic circulation, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

Himachal may get southwest monsoon this week (19:16)
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The southwest monsoon is set to hit Himachal Pradesh as the MeT Office here has forecast widespread heavy rainfall for three days from Tuesday.

Another fake doctor nabbed in Bengal (19:12)
June 26 (IANS) Amid a series of fake doctor cases in Bengal, yet another person with a fake MBBS degree was arrested from West Bengal's Nadia district on Monday.

Firemen battle blaze near Spain's wildlife park (18:44)
Madrid, June 26 (IANS) Hundreds of firemen and members of Spain's Military Emergency Response Unit (UME) worked through Sunday night and into Monday morning to contain a wildfire on the borders of the Donana National Park in southwest Spain.

Authorities kill shark scaring tourists in Spain (18:24)
Madrid, June 26 (IANS) Authorities have captured and killed an eight-feet-long blue shark that caused momentary panic and forced tourists out of the sea at a resort on the Island of Mallorca over the weekend.

Gene, air pollution together spike autism risk (18:22)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to a type of air pollution may be at an increased risk of developing autism, a new analysis shows.

Four of a family killed in Odisha road accident (17:50)
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Four persons of a family, including a cancer patient they were shifting to a different hospital, were killed and another injured when a truck hit their car in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Monday, police said.

Blocking a natural cell process may help control cancer (17:36)
London, June 26 (IANS) Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival and controlling this may help stop progress of the disease, researchers have found.

Toronto holds biggest-ever yoga event in North America (16:40)
By Gurmukh Singh
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Toronto set a record of holding the biggest-ever yoga event in North America as yoga guru Baba Ramdev led thousands of people through yoga asanas at the International Centre here on Sunday.

Make Avola almond your dietary supplement (16:04)
London, June 26 (IANS) From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.

Maharashtra starts rating industries by emissions (14:36)
By Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan and Anant Sudarshan
The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) launched a new Star Rating Programme for air pollution on June 5, 2017, World Environment Day. The programme uses smoke-stack emissions data that MPCB is already collecting. But since sampling results are not very comprehensible to the general public, the MPCB is turning these pollution readings into an easy-to-understand Star Rating.

Breakthrough made in drought-resistant crops development (14:12)
Canberra, June 26 (IANS) A team of Australian researchers believes that they have made a breakthrough in developing drought-resistant crops after being able to "close the pores" on leaves.

Climate change pushing apple orchards to higher altitudes in HP (13:58)
By Ashish Mishra IANS Photo Service
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) A new trend in apple cultivation has emerged in Himachal Pradesh -- apples are being grown in sparsely vegetative areas at higher altitudes such as Lahaul and Spiti valley, courtsey climate Change.

Researchers explore new potential of human echolocation (13:08)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Researchers are exploring insights into the ability of visually impaired people to use echoes from a cane or other sounds to navigate safely -- known as echolocation -- to help people who lose eyesight later in life.

Medicaid rollback may up late-stage breast cancer diagnoses (13:02)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Women living in lower-income areas in the US with breast cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease as a result of the rollback of the Medicaid coverage, a study has showed.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at $42bn (12:56)
Canberra, June 26 (IANS) A report on Monday valued the Great Barrier Reef at $42 billion and warned of vast economic consequences for Australia unless more is done to protect it.

Climate change: Neglecting oceans no longer an option (Commentary: Special to IANS) (12:12)
By Soumya Sarkar
When people think of climate change, pictures of melting glaciers, sweltering heat in summers and flooding of coastal areas predominate. Often lost in the imagery is the role the world's oceans play in countering the worst effects of global warming.

This technique uses body's noise to detect cancer early (11:18)
London, June 26 (IANS) An emerging technology that uses the body's own "seismic noise", allows more effective imaging deep inside body to assist in tumour, scientists say.

Snakebite kills 3 in Tripura (11:12)
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) Three members of a family, including a child, died of snakebite in Tripura, police said here on Monday.

'India's thermal plants may become economically unviable' (11:00)
By Vishal Gulati
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India's ultra thermal plants, designed to run on foreign coal, may no longer afford to do so economically in the future, says a top financial analyst with a leading US-based institute.

Partly cloudy Monday morning in Delhi (09:34) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 30.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

Respite from heat likely on Eid in Delhi (Lead) (23:56)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday sizzled at 39.4 degree Celsius, two notches above the season's average, but respite is likely on Monday, when Eid falls this year, would see light rains, said the weather department.

Government holds 3rd 'Slum Yuva Daud' (Lead) (21:10)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Two central ministers flagged off the third "Slum Yuva Daud" here on Sunday which saw thousands of youths taking part in the race from Kasturba Gandhi Polytechnic, Pitampura, to Pitampura Sports Complex in west Delhi.

Justice Karnan still in hospital (19:28) IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan continued to be in hospital for the fourth day on Sunday with doctors saying his condition is now stable.

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