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Tesla Beats Deadline for Building World’s Biggest Battery

Entrepreneur¬†Elon Musk¬†has won a $50 million (roughly Rs. 324 crores) bet by beating a 100-day deadline for building a giant battery to help South Australia avoid energy blackouts, officials said. State Premier Jay Weatherill said testing of the massive lithium ion battery would begin within days, ahead of the December 1 deadline Musk set for himself when he signed off on the project earlier this year. Musk had pledged to build the battery in the South Australian outback for free if it was not completed within the 100 days. He…

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Gestational diabetes: Urban K’taka beats national average

Gestational diabetes: Urban K’taka beats national average (Getty Images) The prevalence of gestational diabetes, which strikes during pregnancy, in urban Karnataka is higher than the national average, reveal studies. Doctors say the statistics are a grim reminder of the threat of diabetes being transmitted from one generation to another. A study by Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group of India (DIPSI) puts the incidence of pregnancy-induced diabetes in urban India at 15%. Records with the Asian Research and Training Institute for Skill Transfer (ARTIST) show the figure for urban Karnataka stands…

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