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New music video of Beyoncé subverts white spaces

New music video of Beyoncé subverts white spaces

22 Jun 2018 | 6:38 PM

Undate, June 22 (UNI) In 2006, Beyoncé sang "I can do for you what Martin did for the people" on her single "Upgrade U.

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East to West: Yoga inspires world to fitness

21 Jun 2018 | 3:39 PM

Kathmandu, June 21 (UNI) The practice of ‘Yoga’ which originated in the eastern part of the world, gradually spread to the west and across the globe, leading to declaration of International Day of Yoga on June 21.

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Mela Kheer Bhawani: Kashmiri Pandits reunite with Muslims brethren

Mela Kheer Bhawani: Kashmiri Pandits reunite with Muslims brethren

20 Jun 2018 | 4:30 PM

By Abid Bashir
Kheer-Bhawani, Tullamulla, June 20 (UNI) Emotional scenes were witnessed on Wednesday during Mela Kheer Bhawani here as it’s that time of the year when Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) reunite with their Muslim brethren, who wait eagerly for the whole year to meet their long-lost friends.

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A battle to save Indonesia's orangutans

A battle to save Indonesia's orangutans

19 Jun 2018 | 6:23 PM

Jakarta, June 19 (UNI) A deep peatland forest in Indonesian Borneo is home to one of the world's largest remaining populations of endangered orangutans, but the habitat is under threat despite changes in law designed to protect it.

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Water crisis can lead to 'forced migration': Waterman

Water crisis can lead to 'forced migration': Waterman

16 Jun 2018 | 3:42 PM

By Satish Sharma
New Delhi, June 16 (UNI) Amid alarming reports of water shortage and related problems from different parts of the country, renowned activist "waterman" Rajendra Singh has feared forced migration from the country in the next seven years, if effective steps are not taken on urgent basis for optimally saving available water and replenishing ground water by way of check on wasteful draining of rain water.

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Farming underground: Fight against climate change

15 Jun 2018 | 5:26 PM

La Paz, Bolivia, June 15 (UNI) The Andean Plateau or the Altiplano is one of the largest and highest plateaus in the world where Bolivian farmers are going underground in order to protect their crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, says a BBC News report.

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Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

14 Jun 2018 | 4:46 PM

London, June 14 (UNI) Antarctica is shedding ice at an accelerating rate, according to a BBC News report.

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One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction

One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction

13 Jun 2018 | 4:24 PM

London, June 13 (UNI) The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat are all facing severe threats to their survival, says a BBC News report quoting a new research.

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Paraguay’s elimination of malaria shows what is possible

Paraguay’s elimination of malaria shows what is possible

12 Jun 2018 | 3:05 PM

United Nations, June 12 (UNI) Paraguay has successfully eliminated malaria, the United Nations health agency has announced, highlighting that the major milestone offers lessons to other countries aiming to control the mosquito-borne sickness.

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Defence Park in Dalhousie is new tourist hotspot

Defence Park in Dalhousie is new tourist hotspot

06 Jun 2018 | 11:29 AM

Shimla, Jun 6 (UNI) Defence Park, situated in the sprawling campus of Dalhousie Public School at the popular hill station on the western edge of the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas, is emerging as a new tourist destination.

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World Environment Day Less plastic, more life

World Environment Day Less plastic, more life

04 Jun 2018 | 9:24 PM

By Priyanshu Singh New Delhi, June 4 (UNI) Can we think of a plastic-free life? In the time it takes Hardik Pandya to bowl an over in a cricket match, four garbage trucks worth of plastic get dumped into the oceans, according to an United Nations study. India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day, taking place on June 5, with 'Beat Plastic Pollution' as the theme. But the nation has a poor track record to control this menace to humanity.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 44th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', stressed on environment pollution and climate change.

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North Koreans dare to criticise 'vampire leader'

North Koreans dare to criticise 'vampire leader'

30 May 2018 | 3:25 PM

Seoul, May 30 (UNI) Speaking to ordinary citizens inside North Korea is almost impossible, with visitors heavily policed and communication with the outside world blocked.

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Gun-loving Iceland hasn't had shooting murder in more than 10 yrs

Gun-loving Iceland hasn't had shooting murder in more than 10 yrs

29 May 2018 | 6:16 PM

Reykjavik, Iceland, May 29 (UNI) Like many of his countrymen, Olaf Garðar Garðarsson is eager to get his hands on a rifle.

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Lewinsky and Daniels: Political scandals across two eras

Lewinsky and Daniels: Political scandals across two eras

28 May 2018 | 5:58 PM

Undated, May 28 (UNI) In the 1990s, an affair between US President Bill Clinton and White House intern Monica Lewinsky caused a global furore and an impeachment.

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Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army

Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army

26 May 2018 | 12:23 PM

Beijing, May 26 (UNI) When archaeologist Zhao Kangmin picked up the phone in April 1974, all he was told was that a group of farmers digging a well nearby had found some relics.

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