Daily Archives: July 24, 2018

Now air passenger bitten by bed bugs

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Several Air India passengers flying out of New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport have complained of being bitten by bed bugs while in flight. In a tweet by Pravin Toneskar, multiple bedbugs can be seen on the business class seats of the plane, which was en route to Mumbai – a nearly 17-hour flight. According to a ...

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Beware, Dengue reported in UK

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Believe it or not but this is true that six person have been identified as Dengue positive. Since then, the Department of Health and Family Welfare is on a high alert. As per the department, among the six are both adults and children. In 2017  around 849 cases of dengue came to light, while four persons had ...

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Indian vegetarian diets 84% protein deficient: IDA


The Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) today claimed that vegetarian diets in the country are 84 per cent protein deficient, mainly due to lack of awareness among the public. Citing a study by market research firm IMRB, IDA said, “93 per cent of Indians are unaware of their ideal protein requirement and Indian vegetarian diets are worst affected with 84 per ...

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SC expresses dissatisfaction over Centre’s response on Lokpal matter

The Supreme Court today expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre’s response on appointment of search committee members for a Lokpal. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R Banumathi and Navin Sinha asked the Centre to file a fresh affidavit giving relevant details of the search committee. During the hearing, Attorney General K K Venugopal submitted an affidavit and said a meeting ...

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Uber suspends cab driver for live streaming passengers activites


A driver of app-based cab service companies Uber and Lift has a live streaming of hundreds of passenger’s activities on the Video Platform Twitch. This incident belongs to the Missouri state of America. According to the law, it can be recorded only after the consent of any person. At the same time there are questions about the driver’s behavior after ...

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Sony Releases 48 Mega pixel Stacked CMOS Image Sensor for Smartphones


Sony Corporation announced the upcoming release of the IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor for smartphone cameras. The new sensor features 48 effective megapixels, the industry’s highest pixel count. The new product achieved a world-first ultra-compact pixel size of 0.8 μm, making it possible to pack 48 effective megapixels onto a 1/2-type (8.0 mm diagonal) unit, thereby supporting enhanced imaging on ...

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Individuals unemployed for more than a month can withdraw upto 75% of their PF


The government said on Monday that any employee not employed for one month can withdraw 75 percent from their own account of provident fund (PF). Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar said in the Lok Sabha that the Central Board of Trustees of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) had considered the proposal to include paragraph 68HH in the EPF scheme, 1952 in ...

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