• Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

    Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

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    Naming Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Rabindranath Tagore and Bahadur Shah Zafar, he said Myanmar had become the "second home" for those who had to leave their own homes during the freedom struggle. Myanmar condemned the recent terror attacks during the Amarnath Yatra in India as also various acts of terror perpetrated by terrorists from across the borders.
  • Modi to reshuffle his council of ministers

    Modi to reshuffle his council of ministers

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    The Uttarakhand BJP doesn't appear hopeful about any of its four remaining parliamentarians being picked for the Union Cabinet on Sunday.The Cabinet reshuffle reports gained credence after half-a-dozen ministers put in their papers late on Thursday night.
  • England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men

    England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men

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    Speaking after West Indies sealed their first Test win in England since 2000, Root told Sky Sports: 'They put us under pressure when we batted and then went past us when they got their opportunity to bat. "[He's got] plenty of courage, plenty of character and plenty of determination, and he played really well". But Broad did reduce the West Indies from 46 for none to 53 for two.
  • Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh

    Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh

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    Asked whether the Haryana Government had failed to control the situation, Mehrishi said, "In an ongoing situation we can not blame anyone". The chief minister said that he had authorised the state Director General of Police (DGP) to take any decision he deemed fit, including imposition of curfew if needed, in order to ensure the safety and security of the people.
  • New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later

    New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later

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    The man's identity was confirmed through DNA retesting. He is the 1,641 victim of the 2,753 killed at the lower Manhattan site that day to be identified; 40 percent of those killed have not had their remains identified. As DNA testing advanced, so has the multimillion-dollar effort to connect more than 21,900 bits of remains to individual victims. Conceivable stays of more than 20 casualties were recuperated.
  • Drinking red wine regularly reduces risk of diabetes

    Drinking red wine regularly reduces risk of diabetes

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    They said wine had the most substantial effect-probably because it contains chemical compounds that improve blood sugar balance. On the contrary, gin and similar spirits could cause the opposite effect , as consuming them increases women's risk of developing diabetes by 83 percent.
  • Researchers Use Gene Editing in Human Embryos to Correct Disease

    Researchers Use Gene Editing in Human Embryos to Correct Disease

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    The technique is created to correct a genetic disorder from the father. The process of gene modification in human embryos has been met with global resistance. None of the embryos were allowed to develop for more than few days and were never intended for implantation. CRISPR opened up a whole new field in genetic because of its ability to alter genes precisely and quickly.
  • E-cigarettes 'likely to lead youngsters to tobacco'

    E-cigarettes 'likely to lead youngsters to tobacco'

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    After stalling for 15 years, the US quit-smoking rate rose to almost 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. The authors write that things like national ad campaigns against smoking and a tobacco tax probably helped, too. Schroeder and Zhu concede that e-cigarettes are probably not completely safe , but are likely less harmful than regular cigarettes.
  • On the fightback against Aids

    On the fightback against Aids

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    New infections among children nearly halved from 300,000 in 2010 to 160,000 past year, said the report. The estimated number of people living with HIV in Myanmar is 230,000, and 57pc were accessing life-saving antiretroviral therapy . Since its 2003 launch by former President George W. Bush, PEPFAR has provided HIV treatment to approximately 11.5 million people worldwide. The report warned, however, that not all regions are making progress.