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NEW DELHI: Government’s proposal of allowing dentists to practice modern medicine through a bridge course in order to tackle the shortfall of doctors in rural areas is facing stern opposition from the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The proposal has already received a nod from Prime Minister Office (PMO) on 9 April 2019. According to officials in the ministry […]

Massi’s modern touch

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How do you say “eat” in Italian? Mangiare (pronounced manjaare). Well that is a close enough motivation for yours truly to dig in. It is also what crossed my mind when the Roasted lamb loin scented with citrus zests and thyme, accompanied with grilled eryngii mushrooms, red apple and thyme emulsion, Acqualagna black truffle, mascarpone […]

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BENGALURU: One of the perils of modern urban life is the number of things to ‘catch up’ on. All the names and references, the movies and TV shows. The ‘films to watch before you die’ and the ‘once-in-a-lifetime TV experiences’. It sometimes gets a bit too much. Especially considering much of the content we consume – […]

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It used to be that if you wanted to make a nice scale model of an airplane, you’d be building the frame out of thin balsa ribs and covering it all up with tissue paper. Which incidentally was more or less how they built most real airplanes prior to the 1930s, so it wasn’t completely unreasonable to […]

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FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski (87) runs against Los Angeles Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman (23) during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game in Atlanta. Gronkowski says he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. Gronkowski announced his decision via a post […]

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We see a lot of retrocomputing projects here at Hackaday that take devices from the 8-bit era and re-create them in the 21st century. Sometimes they remain period-accurate and stick to all contemporary devices, but in other cases they take full advantage of four decades of advancing technology. [Pkiller]’s Z80 console is one of this later category, […]

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Mdou Moctar (front) is touring the US with his band Photograph: Cem Misirlioglu How do you even dream of making music when your family and religious leaders disapprove, when you live at the edge of the Sahara desert, and you cannot afford an instrument? It helps that the Tuareg musician Mdou Moctar, from Niger, is not […]

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Prime Minister Modi also referred to Parrikar’s tenure as the Union defence minister and said that he had been at the helm of the defence ministry whe na series of decisions were taken to enhance the country’s security(PTI) Condoling Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday credited him with being […]

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Kara Walker’s work has included drawings, prints, projections and large-scale sculptural installations. Photograph: Ari Marcopoulos An African American artist known for her racially charged art addressing slavery and its legacy, is to be Tate Modern’s next commission for its Turbine Hall. Kara Walker is probably best known for her use of black cut-paper silhouetted figures to depict scenes […]