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  1. Hillside collapse kills 15 in KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Heavy rains and a landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir killed 17 people, as Indian authorities continued working to rescue stranded villagers, with unseasonal rains raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north. Fifteen peopele were killed when a hillside collapsed onto a house in Ledhan village, about 40 km from the capital Srinagar, before dawn on Monday.


  2. Building bridges across technologies to foster innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    According to a McKinsey and Company report, the economic value of open data, which is access to public data for analysing trends and patterns or solving complex problems, is estimated at US$3 trillion to $5 trillion annually. This means developers can leverage these sets of publicly available data to create better quality, more affordable products and services that empower citizens.


  3. Tennessee Department of Health urges Travelers to Protect Themselves from MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The Tennessee Department of Health is reminding vacation and business travelers about the importance of protecting themselves from mosquitoes that may transmit chikungunya virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue. The first confirmed case of chikungunya virus disease in Tennessee occurred in 2014; since then 42 additional cases have been documented, all involving travel outside the state.


  4. "I was going to make a joke about sodium, but Na"Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Big Apple

    ... table is "Na," which when said as a word is pronounced like nah, another way to say no. Washington (DC) Post Popular Science readers' favorite science jokes By Nancy Szokan March 31, 2014 (...) Chemistry. I was going to tell a joke about sodium, but ...


  5. 50 Shades of Grey Matter: Manage Stress with Neurosculpting YogaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 303 Magazine

    Stress. It can motivate our finest moments-adrenaline-fueled superhuman strength has saved individuals pinned by 3,000 pound vehicles-or give us gray hair prematurely .


  6. Postal employee receives jail time for disability scam that lasted nearly seven yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A former U.S. Postal Service employee will serve time in prison for a disability scam that lasted more than seven years and cost federal agencies hundreds of thousands of dollars, prosecutors announced on Monday. U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis sentenced Colette Lee, 49, of Baltimore, to 18 months of confinement and three years of supervised release and ordered her to pay back about $245,000 to the Postal Service and Department of Agriculture.


  7. Opinion: Losing our children to lure of drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    WE JUST said goodbye to a 26-year-old neighbor, a kid I watched grow up from sandbox to carpool to high school rock band to opera singer to drugs. His name was Noah.


  8. Crowds at the Rollright Stones for the recent solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    The status is awarded to places away from street lighting that provide a clear and unimpeded view of the night sky. The site is a complex of three neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monuments and is a favourite location for the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.


  9. Israel Chemicals offers $109 million for Allana Potash - Tuesday, 31 March 2015 06:01Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 31 March 2015 - Israel Chemicals said on Friday it had made a $137 million Canadian dollars offer to buy Canada's Allana Potash, a deal it hopes will accelerate development of a mine in Ethiopia. ICL already owns 16.36% of Allana, whose Danakhil project in northeast Ethiopia could yield up to 1 million tons of muriate, the commodity form of potash, per year for 25 years.


  10. Pesticide residue on non-organic fruit and vegetables could lower sperm count, a study claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stalbans Review

    Scientists demonstrated a link between the chemicals, sprayed on to crops to prevent damage by insect pests, and reduced sperm count and quality. The study of 155 men found that those who ate the most fruit and vegetables with high pesticide residue levels had a 49% lower sperm count than those who consumed the least.


  11. Ram Vilas Paswan assures help to farmers from centre over crop damageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that the centre would provide support to farmers, after assessing the scale of crop damage in the northern parts of the country, due to untimely rainfall. Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that the centre would provide support to farmers, after assessing the scale of crop damage in the northern parts of the country, due to untimely rainfall.


  12. Deal Alert: Aspada invests Rs. 20 Cr in horticulture firm INI FarmsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Startup Journey

    Aspada Investment Company has made a commitment of INR 20 Crores to Mumbai-based InI Farms Pvt Ltd which operates across fresh fruit value chains in crops such as pomegranate and banana. The company provides farm extension services for small-hold farmers coupled with post harvest management and processing for both domestic consumption and export markets.


  13. World Bank Supports Mozambique Harness Its Agricultural Potential to Increase Food SecurityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association credit in the amount of US$50 million to boost Mozambique's efforts to increase access to food and better nutrition for its people, and to promote market-based agriculture and private sector investment. This financing is the second of a series of three agriculture budget support operations that finance a medium-term agriculture sector reform program in Mozambique.


  14. Pietro Boselli: Meet One Of The Hottest Maths Teachers On Planet EarthRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | International Business Times

    After a student named Arief Azli at University College London looked for the maths lecturer on Google, he found out that he is a male model. Pietro Boselli shot to fame when Azli posted the discovery about the maths lecturer also being a model.


  15. Helena C. Campbell Petrovits, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Helena Christie Campbell Petrovits, 95, of rural Viroqua, WI, formerly of Marstons Mills, MA, and born in Hackensack, NJ, passed away peacefully in the company of family on March 27, 2015. She loved her family, her dogs, her books, lively conversation, crossword puzzles, and her well-traveled Steinway piano, a gift from her father when she was a girl.


  16. Post-Newtonian Cosmological ModellingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    We develop a new approach to building cosmological models, in which small pieces of perturbed Minkowski space are joined together at reflection-symmetric boundaries in order to form a global, dynamical space-time. Each piece of this patchwork universe is described using post-Newtonian gravitational physics, with the large-scale expansion of the universe being an emergent phenomenon.


  17. NC agency to fix food stamp problems before AprilRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    The North Carolina agency responsible for tracking food stamp benefits expects to catch up on a big backlog created by a problematic computer system in about two and a half months. The state Department of Health and Human Services said told the U.S. Agriculture Department this week it would catch up on the backlog by the end of March.


  18. Anti-censorship awards go to White House, fedsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    The White House and the federal government have won the dubious honor of a "Jefferson Muzzle" for snooping on the news media and limiting access. The censorship-shaming awards announced Wednesday by the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression are intended to draw a harsh light on people and institutions that engage in the most egregious affronts to the First Amendment.


  19. IBM Connects "Internet of Things" to the EnterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    IBM's pioneering work in Smarter Planet and Smarter Cities was based on practical applications of IoT in the enterprise and led to a broad set of solutions, ranging from water management to optimizing retail and customer loyalty to alleviating traffic congestion. IBM leads in enterprise IoT implementations that securely combine and analyze data from a wide variety of sources.


  20. OSE & Stellar Trading Systems Announce Stellar's Connection to Osaka ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Stellar Trading Systems provides cutting-edge futures, options, equities and treasuries capabilities to professional traders, delivering ultrafast and reliable connectivity to the world's major exchanges. Hiromi YAMAJI, Chief Executive Officer of OSE and member of the Japan Exchange Group Board of Directors commented, "OSE is delighted to welcome customers of Stellar Trading Systems to OSE and to expand the connectivity options for our own clients.