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Too much time on smartphones leads to obesity, deadly disease

Too much time on smartphones leads to obesity, deadly disease

New York, Jul 27 (UNI) Smartphone addiction could lead to serious weight gain and the onslaught of deadly diseases, according to a new study.

Young adults who use their smartphones five or more hours per day have a 43 percent increased risk of obesity and other health-related problems, including heart disease according to Colombian researchers.

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Russia not considering official recognition of Taliban, says Lavrov

Russia not considering official recognition of Taliban, says Lavrov

20 Oct 2021 | 1:13 PM

Sochi, Oct 20 (UNI) Ahead of the Moscow Format talks being held today, with participation of India, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that Russia is not considering any possibility of official recognition of the Taliban.

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Pakistan records 554 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths

20 Oct 2021 | 1:00 PM

Islamabad, Oct 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Pakistan added 554 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.

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Taliban to ask for economic, political support at Moscow Format

Taliban to ask for economic, political support at Moscow Format

20 Oct 2021 | 12:37 PM

Moscow, Oct 20 (UNI) Ahead of the Moscow Format talks on Afghanistan today, the Taliban delegation said they will ask for economic and political support from the participating countries, including India.

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'You're only as old as you feel': Queen Elizabeth refuses Oldie of the Year award

20 Oct 2021 | 12:17 PM

London, Oct 20 (UNI) Queen Elizabeth II has declined 'Oldie of the Year' award, saying "you are only as old as you feel".

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Greek Foreign Minister to visit Oman on Wednesday - Athens

Greek Foreign Minister to visit Oman on Wednesday - Athens

20 Oct 2021 | 12:11 PM

Muscat, Oct 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias is set to visit Oman on Wednesday, where he will meet with high-level state officials and sign a number of bilateral agreements, the Greek foreign ministry said.

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