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2 out of 5 women who commit suicide are Indian

2 out of 5 women who commit suicide are Indian

03 Oct 2018 | 7:26 PM

London, Oct 3 (UNI) Indian women topped the global charts, albeit on a gloomy tone, constituting around 40 per cent of the total suicides committed by the fairer sex worldwide.

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Vaginismus: When your body just says no to sex

Vaginismus: When your body just says no to sex

02 Oct 2018 | 7:50 PM

London, Oct 2 (UNI) "You're not always in control of what your body is doing.

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What does 1.5C mean in a warming world?

What does 1.5C mean in a warming world?

02 Oct 2018 | 6:21 PM

London, Oct 2 (UNI) Over the past three years, climate scientists have shifted the definition of what they believe is the "safe" limit of climate change.

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Mobile usage: Brain cancer on rise, people going deaf, says Mumbai IIT Prof

Mobile usage: Brain cancer on rise, people going deaf, says Mumbai IIT Prof

30 Sep 2018 | 3:44 PM

By Dr Asha Mishra Upadhyay New Delhi, Sep 30 (UNI) There is no doubt that while on one hand cellphones have made our lives way easier by bringing the world on our fingertips, but lack of knowledge regarding proper usage of mobile handsets in India and worse, the dangerous electromagnetic radiation emitted from the mobile towers is much more than set international standard.

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Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi

Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi

23 Sep 2018 | 12:38 PM

By Asha Mishra Upadhyay New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) Transforming herself physically and mentally by adapting raw food as her complete diet, 76-year-old 'young' American celebrity Annette Larkins is so astonishingly slim and active that she beats the teenagers.

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BIMSTEC: Did Nepal snub India for China?

BIMSTEC: Did Nepal snub India for China?

16 Sep 2018 | 12:51 PM

Beijing, Sep 16 (UNI) Nepal’s last minute decision to withdraw from India-led regional military drills is indicative of the struggle facing the South Asian nation’s new government as it tries to strike a balance in its relations with India and China, diplomatic observers said.

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Countries set to take on deadly livestock-killing disease

Countries set to take on deadly livestock-killing disease

09 Sep 2018 | 8:45 PM

United Nations, Sep 9 (UNI) Gathered at a major United Nations agricultural conference, over 45 countries pledged to eradicate by 2030 a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the death of millions of small farm animals, at cost of more than $2 billion each year.

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UNGA most representative international body, says outgoing prez

UNGA most representative international body, says outgoing prez

08 Sep 2018 | 4:02 PM

United Nations, Sep 8 (UNI) Last May, the United Nations General Assembly elected Miroslav Lajčák, the Foreign Minister of Slovakia, President of its 72nd annual session, and he formally took up the job on 12 September.

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Plastic straws? Cigarette butts are worst ocean pollutants

Plastic straws? Cigarette butts are worst ocean pollutants

28 Aug 2018 | 2:24 PM

San Francisco, Aug 28 (UNI) Environmentalists have taken aim at the targets systematically, seeking to eliminate or rein in big sources of ocean pollution — first plastic bags, then eating utensils and, most recently, drinking straws.

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Central America drought: Crop losses threaten food security

Central America drought: Crop losses threaten food security

25 Aug 2018 | 3:58 PM

United Nations, Aug 25 (UNI) Recent drought has led to the loss of some 280,000 hectares of beans and maize in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, potentially affecting the food and nutrition situation of more than two million people, two United Nations agencies have warned.

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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

24 Aug 2018 | 12:47 PM

London, Aug 24 (UNI) Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day, says a BBC News report.

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Survivor of acid attack helps bring change to Nepal's Criminal Code

Survivor of acid attack helps bring change to Nepal's Criminal Code

22 Aug 2018 | 4:49 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 22 (UNI) Three years ago early on a February morning, 16-year-old Sangita Magar had just arrived at a prep class for her high school exams in Kathmandu.

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Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

17 Aug 2018 | 12:34 PM

New York, Aug 17 (UNI) A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.

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AB Vajpayee: Colossus of Indian politics fades into sunset

AB Vajpayee: Colossus of Indian politics fades into sunset

16 Aug 2018 | 5:59 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a colossus in the political firmament of India.

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