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ਆਸਟ੍ਰੇਲੀਆਈ ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਤੀ ਮੋਤੀਆਬਿੰਦ ਨਾਲ ਜੁੜੇ 40 ਨਵੇਂ ਜੀਨ ਦੀ ਪਛਾਣ


ਸਿਡਨੀ – ਵਿਗਿਆਨੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਮੋਤੀਆਬਿੰਦ ਦਾ ਖਤਰਾ ਵਧਾਉਣ ਵਾਲੇ 40 ਨਵੇਂ ਜੀਨ ਦੀ ਪਛਾਣ ਕੀਤੀ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਸਫਲਤਾ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਅੰਨ੍ਹੇਪਨ ਦੇ ਮੁੱਖ ਕਾਰਨਾਂ ਵਿਚੋਂ ਇਕ ਇਸ ਬੀਮਾਰੀ ਦੀ ਪਛਾਣ ਕਰਨ ਵਿਚ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਮਿਲ ਸਕਦੀ ਹੈ। ਆਸਟ੍ਰੇਲੀਆ ਦੇ ਕਿਊ.ਆਈ.ਐਮ.ਆਰ. ਬਰਘੋਫਰ ਮੈਡੀਕਲ ਰਿਸਰਚ ਇੰਸਟੀਚਿਊਟ ਵਿਚ ਹੋਈ ਖੋਜ ਮੁਤਾਬਕ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾ ਜੈਨੇਟਿਕ ਨਿਸ਼ਾਨ ਵਾਲੇ ਵਿਅਕਤੀਆਂ ਵਿਚ ਮੋਤੀਆਬਿੰਦ ਦਾ ਖਤਰਾ ਘੱਟ ਜੀਨ ਵਾਲਿਆਂ ਤੋਂ ...

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Just 25% adults use Internet in India, says Pew survey


San Francisco, June 20 : Despite talk of Digital India, only one in four in the country reported using the Internet in 2017, which is among the lowest in the world, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Centre. South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults reporting Internet use, ...

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How Chandigarh lost its furniture to the world


Chandigarh : Chairs of Punjab and Haryana High Court judges and tables from offices of Punjab’s ministers and the State Legislative Assembly are among the furniture designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanerette that has been smuggled out of the state by Vijay Nanda in connivance with government officials.On January 25, 2015, through an email, antiques smuggler Nanda instructed his ...

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US education official to visit India for exchange programme


Washington, July 27 : A top American education official will visit India to develop an international teacher and student exchange programme among Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and US state of Indiana. “This will be the very first initiative by Indiana with India. Currently there are only a few exchange programmes with other countries across the globe,” Gurinder ...

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12-year waiting list for US Green Card


Washington : There is a lengthy 12-year waiting period for Indians applying for permanent residency, also known as Green Card, in the US as skilled employees, according to a new report. India, however, is also among the top countries whose residents get Green Cards every year. In 2015, about 36,318 Indians adjusted their status to permanent residency while 27,798 Indians ...

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