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DNA: Molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known organisms and many viruses
Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule composed of two chains that coil around each other to form a double helix carrying genetic instructions for the development, functioning, growth and reproduction of all known organisms and many viruses. DNA and ribonucleic acid (RNA) are nucleic acids; alongside proteins, lipids and complex carbohydrates (polysaccharides), nucleic acids are one of the four major types of macromolecules that are essential for all known forms of life.


DNA ECO GANESHA 2019: Visarjan done & dusted, now it's time for a clean-up

Armed with gloves and masks more than 400 volunteers visited Juhu beach on Friday morning to take part in DNA's Eco Ganesha clean up drive.
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Mumbai: Going beyond BKC? Bandra station isn't your boarding point

DNA visited the station area during rush hours between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm and found hundreds of commuters rendered helpless and angry with refusals.
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Start-ups are future of India, need to promote them, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Talking to DNA, Jaimin Shah, member of Trustee Board of NASSCOM Foundation said that the CoE in Gujarat will create an opportunity for the state to leapfrog in futuristic technologies like IoT and AI.
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Western Railway, BMC pass buck, Bandra trash pile festers

Blot Of Land: 75 days after DNA raised issue, garbage keeps growing at rly plot
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Shiv Sena man files plaint against Netflix for 'Hinduphobic' content

Netflix did not respond to queries emailed by DNA seeking comments on the development.
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Plant trees, get certified to buy car: Sudhir Mungantiwar

He told DNA that the state will soon devise a unique scheme to make car owners more responsive towards the environment.
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Mumbai: After DNA's campaign, more commuters share their ordeal

In yet another DNA campaign, an auto driver refused to ride a female banker for just 1 km at Andheri.
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After eight-and-half hours in ED hot seat, Raj Thackeray says 'won't shut up'

Sources in the know told DNA that the agency had a 35-point questionnaire ready for the MNS chief, to help map the financial transactions that took place.
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Mumbai commuters support DNA's campaign against errant drivers

DNA promptly reached out to the traffic authorities with the commuter's plaint.
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Off-track business: Western Railway staff quarters in Parel house eateries & hotels, says plaint

The commercial outlets run till late night. When DNA visited the place, the residential quarters barely resembled one amid the hectic business activity
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Milk supplies in Mumbai affected due to deluge

Prakash Kutwal, secretary of Maharashtra state Milk producer and processers welfare association told DNA that the need of Mumbai is 80 lakh litre while the current shortage is eight lakh litre.
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Ahmedabad: Health score index helps in better diabetes management

Sanjeev Phatak, diabetologist, who is a part of the team of doctors that developed the health score index, told DNA that so far around 1,200 diabetic patients are currently being treated based on their..
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New initiative on cards for better education, says Maha Education Minister Ashish Shelar

At DNA, he spoke about the challenges as the admission season begins, his plans for the state's education and responded to an array of questions from education stakeholders and reporters present.
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DNA Follow-Up: When high-speed railway meets suburban, Metro

Plans to connect Thane stn, IL&FS Metro with Bullet train route in offing
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A frigid battleground next to the Tiger Hill

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, DNA got first-hand experience of one such peak - the Sando Top.
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Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation to set up 6 logistics hubs to attract investors

State industries minister Subhash Desai told DNA, "With a strong and conducive integrated logistic hub policy in place, MIDC is in the process of setting up of six logistic hubs across the state.''
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Gujarat: Monsoon in lull phase, no rain in next 4 days

Meteorologist Manorama Mohanty told DNA that no major rainfall is expected until the end of the week, except for isolated showers in south Gujarat.
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Maharashtra: BJP to cut up to 40 MLAs loose for Shiv Sena

Top BJP sources told DNA the party was planning to drop 30-40 lawmakers to pave the way for Sena candidates as well as some fresh faces.
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Realty players bat for cut in red tapism and reduction in duties and development charges

State additional chief secretary (housing) Sanjay Kumar told DNA, "It was government's initiative to address some of the issues face by the realty sector for its revival."
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Mumbai: Wire used to steal power could have killed woman

Locals told DNA that the shock may have been a result of the wire used to allegedly supply power illegally to the slums in the area.
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Despite indictment in Lokayukta, govt shielding Subhash Deshmukh: Opposition

DNA has earlier reported that cooperative minister Subhash Deshmukh had allegedly allocated Rs 24.21 crores for setting up a dairy firm.
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Gujarat: Monsoon yet to arrive, but rains to continue

Meteorologist Manorama Mohanty told DNA that conditions are favourable for the onset of monsoon in south Gujarat, but the onset of monsoon will take another 24-48 hours.
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$1-trillion economy by 2025 an achievable target: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

State finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told DNA that the goal to make Maharashtra a $1 trillion economy is challenging but can be achieved.
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It is a fight between decent & indecent men and women: Kamla Bhasin

Leading social activist from New Delhi Kamla Bhasin shared her thoughts on #MeToo with DNA's Ketan Vaidya
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Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group withdraws Rs 5,000 crore defamation suits on Congress leaders

Rasesh Parikh told DNA that the defamation suits pending against Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Ashok Chavan, Shaktisinh Gohil, Oommen Chandy, and Priyanka Chaturvedi (who left Congress for..
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Speed up compensation for rescuing protected marine species: Fishermen

DNA had first reported in March 2018 about the ambitious plan of Mangrove Cell, which had decided to pay fishermen up to Rs 25,000 for damages under its Mangrove Foundation's conservation project.
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Dr Payal Tadvi Suicide: Forensics team to examine dupatta used for hanging

Speaking to DNA, a senior officer from the FSL informed that the dupatta which Tadvi used to hang herself shall be examined along with the DNA samples obtained from it during her postmortem.
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Slum face-lift will be fast-tracked: Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar

In an interview with DNA, Kirtikar lists out his priorities in his second term as MP.
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Mumbai: Confident of win, aamras lunch on anvil

Some BJP members and supporters that DNA spoke to were also busy preparing for celebrations, anticipating a positive outcome.
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PM Narendra Modi promises aid to Odisha to tide Cyclone Fani

Even as the state government's estimation put the death toll in Cyclone Fani at 35, sources told DNA that the death toll has already mounted to 50 and is climbing
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Mumbai North West beats heat to vote in big numbers

When DNA spoke to the polling staff here, they said the morning hours were rushed, and they only got a breather towards the afternoon.
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No money involved: Sachin Tendulkar to ombudsman over conflict charge

Tendulkar filed a 14-point written response, a copy of which is in DNA's possession, to a notice sent by Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer Justice (retd) DK Jain.
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SSC paper leak: Mumbai Divisional Board sends probe report to Pune

A divisional board official told DNA that the schools, whose chief conductors were involved in the case, may also lose their registration.
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Gujarat High Court seeks govt's reply on poor infra in Civil Hospital

Meanwhile, a hospital source told DNA that the new building is yet to become fully operational and ventilator facilities are available in some of the departments housed in the new building.
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Ticking tinderbox of depleting water levels in Mumbai

With just 25 per cent water in lakes, the water situation in Mumbai looks grim. DNA takes a closer look at the actual problem, BMC's initiatives, long-term solution, dam construction, citizen's..
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Masood Azhar, an Architect Of Terror

While China & Pakistan thwart measures to ban terrorist Masood Azhar, DNA gets a copy of dossier on the radical that discloses details like why he walks with a limp
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India's mighty space story

The nation joined space superpowers (US, China, Russia) when it shot down a live satellite some 300 km away in low earth orbit. DNA takes you through our moment of triumph and what it meant to the..
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Left sure of losing those seats... so not contesting: Somen Mitra

West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief Somen Mitra tells DNA that Left parties never wanted to seriously ally with Congress, and the reason why it is not contesting some seats is not to..
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Despite row, Sam Pitroda to head Congress panel

A member of the team confirmed to DNA the formation of the committee, and said that while it is not a reconstituted publicity committee, the leaders will look at "all aspects of the Lok Sabha..
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NYAY might not do justice to economy: Experts

Dr Bhalchandra Mungekar, a member of Congress party's manifesto committee and a former member of the Planning Commission, told DNA that funds for the scheme won't be an issue since the party is..
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Gujarat High Court upholds Centre's restriction on plastic scrap, cloth units in SEZs

Counsel for the Centre Parth Bhatt told DNA that several such units are operating in the Kandla SEZ
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Plaint: SSC board Science I paper leaked on WhatsApp

The complainant, Govind Sharma, founder of Samvad Foundation NGO, told DNA that he immediately wrote to the Mumbai Divisional Board about the alleged leak, but his complaint went unheeded.
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Gujarat: 3,000 ASHA workers on strike for over a week

Vandana Sutariya, one of the prominent ASHA workers fighting for their rights, told DNA that ASHA workers were given 50 per cent hike when they had conducted protests in 2017
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Cabinet sets Mumbai Urban Transport Project-3A rolling at Rs 33,690 crore

The original cost of the project was estimated to be Rs 54,777 crore. On March 1, DNA had reported Railway's request to the cabinet to approve MUTP-3A before Code of conduct is enforced in the news.
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