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Merger Of PSU Banks April 1 4 State-Run Banks In Place Of 10 From Today As Mega Merger Takes Effect

4 State-Run Banks In Place Of 10 From Today As Mega Merger Takes Effect

The government’s mega merger plan to strengthen the financial system came into effect on Wednesday, combining 10 state-run banks into four. Announced in August last year, the merger combines Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank into one lender managing business worth Rs 17.95 lakh crore. Similarly, …

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US Shares Rebound As Central Bank Boosts Liquidity To Fight Virus Effect

Wall Street Clobbered As Crude Plummets, Virus Crisis Deepens

Most market watchers are bracing for a US recession New York: The S&P 500 rose 6 per cent on Tuesday, clawing back a significant portion of Monday’s steep losses, as the Federal Reserve and the White House took further steps to boost liquidity and stem damage from the coronavirus outbreak …

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Another Side Effect of the Opioid Crisis: Heart Infections

News Picture: Another Side Effect of the Opioid Crisis: Heart Infections

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research uncovers more damage wrought by the opioid epidemic: Cases of a dangerous heart infection linked to injection drug use have spiked in recent years at an Ohio medical center. Researchers found that admissions for infective endocarditis at The Ohio State University …

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A Hard Look at Smoking’s Effect on Vision

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FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If life looks gray and cloudy when you smoke, you might not be imagining it. Heavy smoking may actually damage color and contrast vision, researchers report. They looked at 71 healthy people who smoked fewer than 15 cigarettes in their lives and 63 …

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Dramatic effect of coronavirus lockdowns seen from space

Dramatic effect of coronavirus lockdowns seen from space

The new coronavirus’ impact on China is so stark that it can be seen from space — as a dramatic drop in air pollution, according to data from U.S. and European satellites. Orbital instruments designed to monitor air quality picked up a substantial drop in concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) …

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Scientists Probe Zika’s Devastating Effect on Pregnancy

News Picture: Scientists Probe Zika

TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Working with mice, researchers have learned more about how exposure to Zika virus early in pregnancy may increase the risk for miscarriage. Normally, the placenta protects a developing fetus from viral infections. But, somehow, Zika seems able to cross the placenta in early …

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Massive Houston water main break floods roadways; water advisories in effect

An abandoned vehicle sits stalled in floodwaters from a water main break that inundated the East Loop 610 on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Houston. (Associated Press)

Residents in Houston were being asked to conserve water Thursday after a massive water main break in the area of East Loop 610 around noontime flooded roadways and continued releasing water into the evening. In addition, residents were being asked to boil any water they use prior to drinking, brushing …

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Placebo Effect May Work in Reverse

For Most Bullied Gay Kids, Things Do 'Get Better,' Study Finds

Latest Mental Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) — Everyone’s heard of the placebo effect: when you take a sugar pill but believe it is medicine, it tends to work. Now a new study suggests that the opposite may also be true. In …

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