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Stiff rules hindering cross-border marriages! 22.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stiff rules hindering cross-border marriages!
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Fogging for mosquito-borne diseases in and around city 22.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Fogging for mosquito-borne diseases in and around city
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Hong Kong under scrutiny for forbidden gender testing 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test.
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At least 6 dead, 200 injured in civil unrest following Indonesia election result 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
'The number of people dead was six,' he said, adding that hospitals were conducting post mortems to determine the cause of death.
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With depleting reserves, Leh on brink of drinking water scarcity 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The department is supplying drinking water for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evenings.
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Common chemicals increase risk of metabolic disorders 22.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Do you know that your everyday exposure to everyday harmful chemicals can land you into serious trouble? A recent study has found that people exposed to chemicals called Phthalates, increase the risk of metabolic disorders. The study was discussed in the meeting, ‘ECE 2019’. Researchers found a correlation between levels of phthalate exposure and markers […]
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Cutting screen use may reverse sleep problems in teens 22.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Limiting exposure to blue-light emitting devices such as phones and laptops in the evening for just a week can help teenagers improve their sleep quality and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration and bad mood, a study has found. Recent studies have indicated that exposure to too much evening light, particularly the blue light […]
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A blend of fun and learning 22.5.2019 Buzz – The Navhind Times
JCI Salcete Coastal and Cuncolim Parish Youth organised the fourth edition of ‘Fun Fiesta 2019’, a summer camp held at Cuncolim parish hall. This year, the theme for the camp was ‘Come, Learn, Play and Enjoy’. A total of 125 students participated in the camp. The camp was inaugurated at the hands of parish priest ...
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Living in accordance to Allah’s will 22.5.2019 Buzz – The Navhind Times
Danuska Da Gama Ramzan in Arabic translates to ‘extreme dryness and intolerable heat’. While the idea of fasting is to practice self restraint, a period of introspection, communal prayer (salat), charity and reading the Quran are symbolic during this time that begins and ends with appearance of the new moon. Muslims during this month fast ...
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Swaraj takes stock of ties with Kyrgyz counterpart 21.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bishkek, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj soon after arrival in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday met Kyrgyzstan Foreign Minister Chingiz Aidarbekov and had a “productive discussion” on all aspects of bilateral relations. The talks included political, defence, trade and investment, health, capacity building and people-to-people ties. This is Swaraj’s second visit to Kyrgyzstan within […]
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Niki Lauda, three-time F1 world champion, dies at 70 21.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Canberra, Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family said in a statement. Lauda “passed away peacefully”, his family said in a statement on Monday, reported BBC. “His unique achievements as an athlete and entrepreneur are and will remain unforgettable, his tireless zest for action, his straightforwardness and […]
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World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses 21.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.
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Tezpur residents seek respite from perennial civic woes 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tezpur residents seek respite from perennial civic woes
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City hospital to integrate yoga, medication 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
City hospital to integrate yoga, medication
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Expert suggests biotech solution to abate mining pollution 21.5.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
Bhubaneswar: Mining plays a significant role in the economic development of countries, but it also poses environmental threats, which, if not mitigated employing advanced technology, could lead to destruction of habitats, an expert has said. Odisha, with its vast resources, is one of the foremost mineral-rich states, where application of advanced biotechnology could abate pollution ...
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If Modi wins India election, who will be finance minister? 21.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Whoever holds the job, Modi needs a finance minister who can reinvigorate the economy without hiking debt.
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Joe Jonas saved my life: Sophie Turner 21.5.2019 PTI: All news
Joe Jonas saved my life: Sophie Turner
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Free drugs policy hits financial barrier 21.5.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya government was quick to announce the free drug policy but now the department is facing several financial and logistical problems even before implementing the policy. Health and Family Welfare Minister, AL Hek informed that the health department needs huge capital to implement the free drug policy Stating that the Chief Minister had doubled […]
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Children who walk or pedal to school less prone to obesity, suggests study 21.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Does your child go to school by walking or pedaling? If your answer is no, then your child can easily fall prey to obesity. A recent study has been found that children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less prone to becoming overweight. The study was published in the journal ‘BMC Public Health’ […]
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Genes may decide if you will own a dog 21.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Your genetic makeup can significantly influence whether you will own a dog or not, a study suggests. Scientists studied the heritability of dog ownership using information on 35,035 twin pairs from the Swedish Twin Registry. The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, suggests that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in […]
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