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  • LS polls : 91 nominations filed in Punjab on 5th day
  • Laws for poor and common people became possible due to strong Left: Brinda Karat
  • BJP demands action against Arup Patnaik for utilizing Biju Yuva Vahini in election campaign
  • Interstate gang arrested for stealing buses
  • Youth gets 7-yr RI for raping minor tribal girl
  • Ex-HP Minister Vidya Sagar passes away
  • Centre accepts Amarinder's request to relax wheat norms for procurement
  • Badals, Captain playing friendly match: Brahmpura
  • Constitution under threat under BJP govt : Hooda
  • No one can stop Modi from becoming PM again: Yogi
  • Officer dies in blaze on aircraft carrier 'INS Vikramaditya'
  • Kerala CM condemns PM on Varanasi speech
  • A policeman injured in militant attack on police station in Srinagar
  • Modi names Jashodaben as wife, but says he does not know her occupation or income
  • Trump welcomes statements made by Putin about North Korea
Features
Under-fives' daily screen time should be kept to 60 minutes only: WHO

Under-fives' daily screen time should be kept to 60 minutes only: WHO

25 Apr 2019 | 1:49 PM

United Nations, Apr 25 (UNI) Toddlers should spend no more than 60 minutes passively watching a screen every day, while babies under 12 months should have none, to ensure that they grow up fit and well, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, as part of a campaign to tackle the global obesity crisis.

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Vaccinations create umbrella of immunity, says UNICEF

Vaccinations create umbrella of immunity, says UNICEF

25 Apr 2019 | 1:47 PM

United Nations, Apr 25 (UNI) Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.

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Shoeing: Why so common in politics?

22 Apr 2019 | 1:00 PM

By Aprajita Snatak

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) One, two buckle my shoe, three four throw it for sure!
And the target is Neta.

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Stress contributes to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year: UN report

Stress contributes to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year: UN report

19 Apr 2019 | 2:06 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.

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Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia

Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia

19 Apr 2019 | 1:49 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia.

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B'desh: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

B'desh: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

18 Apr 2019 | 1:21 PM

Dhaka, Apr 18 (UNI) Nusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh.

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Eves Power: Women voters outnumber men in south and north east

Eves Power: Women voters outnumber men in south and north east

15 Apr 2019 | 3:29 PM

By Sonam Agrawal, New Delhi, Apr 15 (UNI) Indian women today hold high positions in every walk of life. In terms of special achievements, from Sucheta Kripalini in UP in 1963 to 1967 to Anandiben Patel in Gujarat in 2014, there have been 15 women Chief Ministers. The leaders such as Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman have also become country’s first women External Affairs and Defence Ministers respectively.

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Dance of Democracy: Apathy common phenomenon in youngsters but some do care

Dance of Democracy: Apathy common phenomenon in youngsters but some do care

12 Apr 2019 | 11:57 AM

By Rita Sachdeva
New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) As the festival of democracy takes off, apathy and 'don't care' attitude looks like a common phenomenon in majority of youngsters although a substantial number of them seemed to be very passionate about choosing the right leadership for the country.

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Women live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands

Women live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands

11 Apr 2019 | 4:02 PM

United Nations, Apr 11 (UNI) More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA said, noting that they are also unable to make basic decisions about getting pregnant and accessing health care for themselves.

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Katie Bouman: Woman behind first black hole image

Katie Bouman: Woman behind first black hole image

11 Apr 2019 | 2:08 PM

London, Apr 11 (UNI) A 29-year-old computer scientist has earned plaudits worldwide for helping develop the algorithm that created the first-ever image of a black hole.

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Delhi-NCR: Most Muslims read Hindi newspapers

Delhi-NCR: Most Muslims read Hindi newspapers

09 Apr 2019 | 5:19 PM

New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) There is a popular perception that most Muslims in India read Urdu newspapers; but a media survey in the Delhi-NCR has revealed that a major part of their population reads the Hindi newspapers despite "anti-Muslim bias, hostile editorial policy and lack of coverage.

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Indian gurus and their Swiss watches

Indian gurus and their Swiss watches

08 Apr 2019 | 7:00 PM

Bern, Apr 8 (UNI) Wealthy devotees often ensure that their spiritual leaders have the best of everything, Swiss watches included.

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Catchy slogans, and not so catchy: Serious business in festival of democracy

Catchy slogans, and not so catchy: Serious business in festival of democracy

07 Apr 2019 | 7:12 PM

By Rita Sachdeva
New Delhi, Apr 7 (UNI) Elections means serious business in India and winning slogans can change the fortunes of political parties.

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Indelible ink - indelible mark of democracy!

Indelible ink - indelible mark of democracy!

07 Apr 2019 | 4:32 PM

By Mohan Lal Verma
Shimla, Apr 6 (UNI) India is busy in celebrating the festival of democracy!
The process of General Election for the 17th Lok Sabha is on and will conclude with the results on 23rd May this year.

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Ayodhya dispute: Chink in secular character of India

06 Apr 2019 | 10:06 PM

By Shweta Chaudhary
New Delhi, Apr 6 (UNI) What is the solution to the Ayodhya dispute?
Legal course or out of court settlement!
The issue, a bone of contention between Hindus and Muslims that has been lingering on since past two centuries, seems far from meeting its logical solution with the three stakeholders - Nirmohi Akhara, Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas (representing Ram Lala) and Sunni Waqf Board adamant on their respective stands.

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