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Reading novels boosts brain function for days

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that reading a novel can trigger actual, measurable changes in the brain that could remain for at least five days after reading. The new research, which was carried out at Emory University in the US, found that reading a good book could cause heightened connectivity in the brain and neurological changes that persist in a similar way to muscle memory. Dec 29, 2013
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Lebanon mourns ex-minister killed in bombing

Hundreds of people gathered in Beirut on Sunday for the burial of Mohammad Chatah, a prominent Lebanese critic of the Syrian regime, killed in a bombing two days ago. Dec 29, 2013
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Narendra Modi blames Congress for lack of development in Jharkhand - Part - 2

Ranchi, Dec 29 (ANI): BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the UPA government for ignoring mineral-rich Jharkhand. Modi also underlined that it was the BJP government under the leadership of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee which helped to carve out Jharkhand as a separate state. Dec 29, 2013
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Narendra Modi blames Congress for lack of development in Jharkhand - Part - 1

Ranchi, Dec 29 (ANI): BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the UPA government for ignoring mineral-rich Jharkhand. Modi also underlined that it was the BJP government under the leadership of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee which helped to carve out Jharkhand as a separate state. Dec 29, 2013
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Congress has become burden for the country: Modi

Ranchi, Dec 29 (ANI): BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the Congress-led UPA government and said that it has become a burden for the country and it can't hear the voices of the people. He further took a dig at Congress by saying that the party & its leadership is cut-off from the people. Dec 29, 2013
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Golden rules for staying fit and healthy in old age revealed

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Experts have jotted down five golden rules for a healthy lifestyle which according to them are a key to staying healthy and fit during old age. The experts have revealed that not over-eating, avoiding being overweight, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise and taking some "tried and tested pills" are the five golden rules to remaining healthy. Dec 29, 2013
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Maoists blow up bridge in Odisha

Malkangiri, Dec 29 (ANI): Maoists in a remote village of Odisha blew up portions of a bridge using powerful explosives. The incident took place in Kalimela village of Malkangiri district. Over 40 armed Maoists planted explosives on the bridge that used to link the village with the nearby city, said Police. Dec 29, 2013
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Female Suicide Bomber Kills 16, Injures 25 in Russia [Video]

The explosion took place at 12.45 pm local time. The female suicide bomber triggered the device at the metal detector point in the station. The woman reportedly drew attention, and when a policeman approached her, she triggered the bomb. Dec 29, 2013
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World record of knot-tying broken in Bhopal

Bhopal, Dec 29 (ANI): Dr. Deepak Sharma, popularly called ‘tie man’ has smashed the world record at tying the windsor knot and created a new one. He smashed the record of Sam Dav from Cyprus who mastered the knot in just 20 seconds and 27 microseconds. Dec 29, 2013
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Bangladesh protests Pakistan assembly's resolution against Molla's execution

Dhaka, Dec 29 (ANI): Relations between Bangladesh and Pakistan have steadily nosedived over the past week after Pakistan national assembly passed a resolution strongly condemning the execution of former Al-badr and and later Bangladeshi Jamaat assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Molla who was hanged in Dhaka. Abdul Quader Molla had been convicted for the beheading of a poet and raping an 11 year old girl and shooting 344 people during the Liberation War of 1971 and another mass killing, which earned him the title of ‘Butcher or Koshai of Mirpur’. Molla’s hanging on 12th December instantly and unsurprisingly brought forth voices of strong condemnation in Pakistan. Dec 29, 2013