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Friday, 19 January 2018

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  • Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand prime minister pregnant with first child - Jacinda Ardern Labour PM says deputy Winston Peters will take over for six weeks when baby is born in June New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has announced she is pregnant with her first child. Ardern, who was sworn in to office in October, said in a Facebook post that...
  • Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant - Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand prime minister in October New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Ms Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, were expecting their child in June, after which she planned to take a six-week break....
  • Ukraine crisis: Kiev defines Russia as ‘aggressor’ state - Image copyright EPAImage caption Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of violating a ceasefire agreed before New Year Ukraine’s parliament has passed a law defining areas seized by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country as temporarily occupied by Russia. The law on the reintegration of the region...
  • NZ prime minister announces pregnancy - Peter Wells January 18, 2018 Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, has announced she is pregnant with her first child, due in June. Ms Ardern, 37, a former policy adviser to Tony Blair became one of her country’s youngest prime ministers and the third woman to lead a government there...
  • Kin of Japanese abducted to North Korea will urge ICC to prosecute Kim - Relatives of Japanese individuals suspected to have been abducted by North Korea will urge the International Criminal Court next week to prosecute the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, saying his refusal to provide information on their whereabouts constitutes continued human rights abuses against them. The families and their supporters will...

World News

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India Tests Ballistic Missile, Posing New Threat to China

The Agni 5 — Agni means fire in Hindi — is about 55 feet long and was developed in India. It is the most advanced missile in the Agni series, with a strike range of more than 3,000 miles and a payload of 1.5 tons, wh...

U.S. Funding Cut Reignites Debate on Palestinian Refugee Agency

“We’re reaching out to official donors, obviously, but also to the Arab world, to untraditional donors in emerging markets and to individuals, in the hope that we can rapidly upscale the amounts they give to us,” s...

A Girl’s Killing Puts Germany’s Migration Policy on Trial

Something has shifted in Germany. Not so long ago, the logistical challenge and cost of integrating new migrants still dominated the public debate. These days, the growing unease with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migrati...

Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

The White House this week welcomed the announcement but played down its significance, noting that it was not the first time that athletes from the two Koreas had competed together. “Let’s hope that the experience giv...

North and South Korean Teams to March as One at...

Mr. Trump has threatened the North with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” should it put the security of Americans and their allies at risk. Mr. Kim has called Mr. Trump a lunatic. The Olympics agreement c...

India

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‘Padmaavat’: Karni Sena calls for ‘janta curfew’

INDORE: In the backdrop of the Supreme Court staying orders by Rajasthan and Gujarat governments that prohibited screening of controversial movie ‘Padmaavat’, Rajput Karni Sena on Thursday gave a call for a &...

Girl who attacked class I boy sent to juvenile home,...

LUCKNOW: The 12-year-old girl who attacked class I student+ has been identified. The girl was sent to Barabanki juvenile reform home on Thursday evening after being produced before juvenile justice board on Thursday even...

India Tests Ballistic Missile, Posing New Threat to China

The Agni 5 — Agni means fire in Hindi — is about 55 feet long and was developed in India. It is the most advanced missile in the Agni series, with a strike range of more than 3,000 miles and a payload of 1.5 tons, wh...

Kurukshetra: Friend-suspect in Dalit girl’s rape and murder found dead

Written by Saurabh Prashar | Kurukshetra | Updated: January 18, 2018 5:04 am Gulshan’s mother in Jhansa, Kurukshetra. Jaipal Singh THE DECOMPOSED body of Gulshan, a suspect in the brutal gangrape and murder of a 15-yea...

Final Aadhaar hearing: UID threat to Constitution, apex court told

NEW DELHI: The much-anticipated final hearing on the legality of Aadhaar began in the Supreme Court before a Constitution bench on Wednesday with petitioners opposing the use of unique identity numbers, arguing that this...

Business News

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Banks create funds for firms hit by Carillion collapse

Banks create funds for firms hit by Carillion...

Image copyright Reuters Three banks have said they will provide money to support small business customers who are struggling after the failure of...
Santander boss named in RBS scandal

Santander boss named in RBS scandal

Image caption Nathan Bostock, pictured here in 2012, is now head of Santander The boss of one of the UK’s biggest banks has...
How did households budget in 1957?

How did households budget in 1957?

Image caption Expenditure on smoking has plummeted since the 1950s The Office for National Statistics is marking the 60th anniversary of its regular...

HEALTH

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How to Keep Up with Kim Kardashian in the Gym: Her...

Melissa Alcantara shared her four tips that anyone can follow. Fans recently learned about Kim Kardashian West‘s diet on Keeping Up with the Kardashian, and now the reality star is sharing her trainer’s t...

What It’s Really Like to Be a Plus-Size Woman at the...

Before the confetti is even swept up and as hangovers are still being nursed, many of us solemnly resolve to do things differently in the new year—which often means spending more time at the gym. Trying anyth...

This Is the Best Time to Go to the Gym...

Here’s how to get your sweat on in sweet, sweet peace. If you’re an avid gym-goer, you already know the January influx of resolution-ers can put a major cramp in your exercise schedule. Overcrowding...

This Is the Controversial Ingredient Inside the New Diet Coke...

The artificial sweetener will be included in Coca-Cola’s new Diet Coke flavored varieties. When Coca-Cola’s new Diet Coke flavors hit store shelves in mid-January, serious soda aficionados may notice a new ...

LIFESTYLE

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Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane

Nicole Winfield, The Associated PressPublished Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:56PM ESTLast Updated Thursday, January 18, 2018 7:44PM EST IQUIQUE, Chile — It was all in a day’s work for the ever-unpre...

This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers

By: IANS | New York | Published: January 18, 2018 10:42 pm Conversely, using agents that block the pathway, they also hope to explore therapies for conditions such as liver cancer and bone diseases, among other...

Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist

By: IANS | London | Published: January 18, 2018 10:32 pm Malaria kills over half a million people each year, pre-dominantly in Africa and south-east Asia. (Source: Thinkstock Images) An anti-bacterial and anti-...

Prebiotics in formula milk may boost babies’ memory skills

By: IANS | New York | Published: January 18, 2018 10:16 pm Researchers suggest breast milk could enhance memory and learning in babies. (Source: File Photo) While breast milk is considered the best, for mothers...

Sports

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Won’t allow anti-India activities in Kashmir: Army chief

Won’t allow anti-India activities in Kashmir: Army chief

In a stern message to Pakistan, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat asserted today that the Army will not allow anti-India activities to succeed...
Football: Wales name Ryan Giggs as manager

Football: Wales name Ryan Giggs as manager

Wales have appointed former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as their manager, the Football Association of Wales announced on social media on Monday....
Football: Liverpool, without Philippe Coutinho, out to halt Manchester City march

Football: Liverpool, without Philippe Coutinho, out to halt...

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Related posts: Brighton 0-2 Man City: Sergio Aguero on target Football: Man City winning run ends in draw...

Entertainment

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Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programming shift: sources

Exclusive: Amazon Studios to cut back on indie...

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival,...
Katrina Kaif to be next seen opposite Salman Khan in Bharat?

Katrina Kaif to be next seen opposite Salman...

‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ director Ali Abbas Zafar, who is one of Katrina’s closest friends, is in complete awe of Kaif’s work and has...
Are exes Ankita Lokhande and Sushant Singh Rajput still in touch?

Are exes Ankita Lokhande and Sushant Singh Rajput...

Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande’s relationship went kaput after Sushant’s entry into Bollywood. In a latest interview, Ankita has revealed her current...
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