Vodafone to acquire 15% stake in Vodacom Group

Vodafone to acquire 15% stake in Vodacom GroupVodafone Group Plc, the world's biggest mobile phone group by revenue, has finally agreed to acquire an additional 15% stake in Vodacom Group (Proprietary) Limited from Telkom SA Limited for a cash consideration of ZAR 22.5 billion or about GBP 1.4 billion.

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Wells Fargo to raise $ 10 billion to fund acquisition deal of Wachovia

Wells Fargo & Co. has informed that it will sell at least $10 billion worth of common stock in a public offering, to fund its acquisition of east-coast lender Wachovia.

The San Francisco-based bank previously said it would raise up to $20bn of capital, primarily common equity, to fund the $15bn all-stock acquisition.

Wells Fargo expects to complete buyout of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Wachovia by fiscal end. The purchase would more than double Wells Fargo's size, creating a bank with $1.4 trillion of assets and 6,653 banking offices across the country.

Consumption of fish wards off kidney damage in diabetics

According to a recent stud eating at least two servings of fish each week wards of decline of kidneys in diabetics. The study was conducted on more than 22,000 adults in England.

The study was published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. It mentions that fish consumption lowers abnormal levels of protein in the urine in people with diabetes.

Folic Acid and Vitamin B6, B12 Supplements do not offer Lowered Cancer Risk

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have found that supplements of folic acid, vitamins B6 and B12 neither reduce nor increase the risk of breast or other invasive cancers in women.

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Russian FSB agents reportedly facilitated 2014 Yahoo hacking attack

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted that two Russian FSB agents played a key role in the 2014 Yahoo hacking attack which compromised hundreds of millions of Yahoo email accounts.

Newly discovered planetary system named after famous beer brand

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Scientists solve mystery of early supermassive black holes

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It mayn’t be easy to colonize Mars: Buzz Aldrin

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Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

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