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India gets nod for using Bangladesh ports in cargo transport

India gets nod for using Bangladesh ports in cargo transport

18 Sep 2018 | 8:36 PM

Dhaka, Sep 18 (UNI) The Bangladesh Cabinet has approved a draft agreement, allowing India to use its Chittagong and Mongla ports to transport cargo to its northeastern states.

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Aspirin not effective against cancer, heart ailments: Study

Aspirin not effective against cancer, heart ailments: Study

18 Sep 2018 | 8:33 PM

Washington/Canberra, Sep 18 (UNI) Aspirin, the humble, round, white tablet, accredited with aiding healthy lifestyle and warding off fatal diseases like cancer and heart-related issues, has failed to impress the researchers, who found that daily low-dose of aspirin in healthy older adults, does not prolong a healthy, independent living (life free of dementia or persistent physical disability).

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US refugee cap: UNHCR to 'keep away' from policy matters

18 Sep 2018 | 8:20 PM

Geneva, Sep 18 (UNI) The UN refugee agency UNHCR on Tuesday refused to comment on US President Donald Trump's proposed cut in refugee resettlement places, saying it was up to the United States to decide on its policy.

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Imran for citizenship to Bengali kids born in Pakistan

18 Sep 2018 | 4:53 PM

Islamabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Pakistan Premiere Imran Khan on Tuesday tabled a proposal before the Assembly, seeking recommendations from the Parliamentarians over granting citizenship to all Bengali and Afghan children born in Pakistan.

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1 child dies in world, in every 5 seconds: UN report

18 Sep 2018 | 4:02 PM

Geneva, Sep 18 (UNI) Around 6.

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Violence witnessed in teen years, likely to surface as trauma later

18 Sep 2018 | 3:57 PM

Ottawa, Sep 18 (UNI) Researchers from Canada have warned that students who witness violence at the age of 13 years in school, are at a greater risk of psycho-social and academic impairment at 15.

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Want active brain in golden years? Consume dietary fibre

18 Sep 2018 | 2:57 PM

Washington, Sep 18 (UNI) Fibre, the quintessential component of a weight watcher's diet chart, has just added another feather to its multi-purpose cap, by becoming a sure-shot remedy for declining brain functions, especially during the golden years of one's life.

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Xi says China willing to share opportunities in digital economy

18 Sep 2018 | 1:26 PM

Beijing, Sep 18 (UNI) Calling for joint efforts in promoting artificial intelligence (AI), Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Beijing is willing to share the development opportunities in the digital economy with other countries to promote development, safeguard security and share the results.

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Strong house cleaners making infants overweight!

18 Sep 2018 | 12:24 PM

Washington, Sep 18 (UNI) Before filling up your bucket with that strong disinfectant, promising to rid your home of all the pollutants and insects that ever existed on this planet, stop! It could be the primary reason for your kid's increasing weight!
According to a study conducted on 757 infants by researchers from Canada, commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota.

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WHO working closely with Republic of Korea on response to MERS case

WHO working closely with Republic of Korea on response to MERS case

18 Sep 2018 | 12:14 PM

Manila, Sep 18 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) continues to support the Republic of Korea in responding to an imported case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

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Too many European men die young from preventable causes: WHO

Too many European men die young from preventable causes: WHO

18 Sep 2018 | 11:58 AM

Copenhagen/ Rome, Sep 18 (UNI) The first ever WHO report on men’s health and well-being in the 53 countries of the WHO European Region reveals men are living healthier and longer lives than ever before, but despite progress, many of them die far too young from preventable causes, and the reasons behind this go beyond biology.

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Moon arrives in Pyongyang for Korean summit

Moon arrives in Pyongyang for Korean summit

18 Sep 2018 | 11:20 AM

Pyongyang, Sep 18 (UNI) South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived here on Tuesday
to a rousing welcoming party that included North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greeting him with hugs and smiles, kicking off a three-day summit aimed at advancing faltering nuclear talks and officially ending the Korean War.

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Trump imposes 10 pc tariffs on $200 bn Chinese goods

Trump imposes 10 pc tariffs on $200 bn Chinese goods

18 Sep 2018 | 9:59 AM

Washington, Sep 18 (UNI) Escalating trade war with China, US President Donald Trump has slapped ten per cent tarrifs on about 200 billion dollars Chinese imports but spared Apple gadgets, as per list of products released by the US Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday.

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Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on first state visit today

Imran to leave for Saudi Arabia on first state visit today

18 Sep 2018 | 9:29 AM

Islamabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday during which he will hold a bilateral meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

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No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy, says IMF

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy, says IMF

17 Sep 2018 | 6:55 PM

Washington, Sep 17 (UNI) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that a "no-deal" Brexit on World Trade Organisation terms would entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy.

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