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Diwali May Spark Palm Demand in World’s Top Buyer

Purchases of the tropical oil by India may surge about 10 per cent from a year earlier to 2.4 million metric tons in the October-December quarter on cheaper palm and tight domestic vegetable oil supplies, according to a Bloomberg survey of five buyers, traders and analysts. With production in top growers climbing and prices hovering […]

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Without ego

One should be without ego and must have accumulated punyas to be able to see God, said M.A. Manickavelu in a discourse. Gnanansambandar, in his verse on the deity of Thiruvalanchuzhi, wonders what punya he had done to have seen the deity. There was a man who worshipped Lord Narasimha for many years and he […]

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A viral issue

Viruses such as West Nile and Zika that target the nervous system in the brain and spinal cord also can disrupt bowel movement and cause intestinal blockages, a study has found. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that these blood viruses can kill neurons in the guts of mice […]

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‘Sophia’ set to steal many a heart!

The humanoid robot to participate in Vizag Fintech Festival beginning Oct. 22 Sophia, the first social humanoid robot, will arrive in the city fully packed in a suitcase from Singapore to speak on the future of fintech on October 23. Immediately on arrival on October 22, various devices of the robot, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

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Did you know?

Cash crop is a crop that’s grown to be sold in the market and to make profit. It is not grown for the consumption of the farmers or for any of their personal uses such as food for their cattle etc. Cash crops generate income for the country it is grown in. Among India’s most […]

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James Murdoch in line to replace Musk as Tesla chairman: report

Tesla has until November 13 to appoint an independent chairman of the board, part of settlements reached last month between Tesla, Musk and US regulators in the wake of Musk tweeting in August that he had secured funding to take the electric car maker private. Outgoing Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Chief Executive James Murdoch is […]