London, March 23 (UITV/IANS) - British police confirmed that deal toll in Wednesday's terror attack outside the Parliament in central London has risen to five.
On Wednesday, three people and a terrorist were dead after an attacker brought carnage to central London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and hacking at police with knives in the grounds of the Houses of Parliament.
Metro Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley told reporters that about 40 people were injured in the attack.
New Delhi, March 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minster Narendra Modi will inaugurate country's longest highway tunnel on NH-44 in Jammu and Kashmir on April 2, said Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday.
"Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest Highway tunnel on NH-44 at Jammu and Kashmir on April 2, 2017," said Gadkari in a tweet.
The tunnel -- Chenani-Nashri Tunnel and also as Patnitop Tunnel -- has a length of 9.2 km (5.7 mile).
Modi will also address a public rally after the dedication of the tunnel project to the nation.
Kathmandu, March 23 (UITV/IANS) - Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will leave here for China on Thursday to attend the Boao Asia Forum in China's Hainan province during which he will also meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday.
Prachanda will travel to Beijing to meet Xi. This is his first official visit to China after becoming the Prime Minister in August last year.
"The Prime Minister will meet the Chinese President on March 27 (Monday) at the Great Hall of the People where both leaders will discuss matters of mutual interest," the Foreign Ministry said.
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New York, March 23 (UITV/IANS) A novel test based on genetic information allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist has revealed.
The study showed that the polygenic hazard scoring (PHS) system strongly predicted the actual age of Alzheimer's onset and progression from normal ageing to Alzheimer's, with strongly associated neuropathology and biomarkers of Alzheimer's neurodegeneration.
The test could be used to calculate any individual's risk of developing Alzheimer's that year, said Rahul S. Desikan from the University of California, San Diego.
"That is if you don't already have dementia, what is your yearly risk for Alzheimer's onset, based on your age and genetic information," Desikan added.
In the study, appearing in the journal PLOS Medicine, the researchers combined genotype-derived polygenic information -- involving multiple genes -- with known Alzheimer's incidence rates to derive instantaneous risk estimates for developing Alzheimer's.
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Hollywood / Bollywood
Los Angeles, March 23 (UITV/IANS) - Actress Elizabeth Olsen is reportedly dating singer Robbie Arnett.
Olsen was spotted walking arm-in-arm with Arnett here earlier this week.
According to a source, Olsen is "excited" by their long-term prospects as a couple.
"They are in an exclusive relationship and Lizzie is excited about him," the source told eonline.com.
The relationship is still in its early stages, but according to the source there is an obvious attraction between the two.
"She deserves it. It's very new though, but they seem to like each other a lot already," the source added.
Education / Universities
San Francisco, March 22 (UITV/IANS)- Recognising more than 10 years of partnership with the Product (RED) charity that fights against HIV/AIDS, Apple on Tuesday announced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in a vibrant red aluminium finish.
Apple is the world's largest corporate donor to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, contributing more than $130 million as part of its partnership with (RED).
"Combining the global reach of the world's most loved smartphone with our efforts to provide access to life-saving ARV medication in sub-Saharan Africa, customers now have a remarkable opportunity to make a difference and contribute to the Global Fund through the...
Science & Technology
Washington, March 22 (UITV/IANS)- In a key advance for safely navigating future human exploration of the solar system, NASA said it is set to send its next-generation atomic clock to space in late 2017.
This clock will be smaller, lighter and magnitudes more precise than any atomic clock flown in space before, NASA said.
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California have completed integration of the instrument, the Deep Space Atomic Clock, with the spacecraft that will take it into orbit later in 2017, the US space agency said in a statement on Tuesday.
Timekeeping plays a critical role in spacecraft...