Africa:Ebola Outbreak – WHO Puts 10 Countries On ‘High Alert’

Africa:Ebola Outbreak – WHO Puts 10 Countries On ‘High Alert’

Photo: UN (File photo). WHO officials have described the affected area as “one of the most difficult terrains on earth,” making it difficult to access. The UN health agency is hoping to avert an epidemic like the West Africa outbreak...
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Pokhran-II after 20 years: India’s nuclear deterrence has been reasonably successful in stabilising a volatile South Asia

Pokhran-II after 20 years: India’s nuclear deterrence has been reasonably successful in stabilising a volatile South Asia

On the 20th anniversary of Pokhran-II, it is worth exploring the motivations that led to India detonating five nuclear devices in the deserts of Rajasthan and whether the larger objectives, as underlined in India’s draft and final nuclear doctrines, have...
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Crop insurance: Foreign reinsurers need to step in

Crop insurance: Foreign reinsurers need to step in

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the crop insurance scheme launched by the government two years ago, has helped in premium generation for both private sector as well as public sector general insurers. But there is problem. Foreign reinsurance companie...
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This No-Slip Charcoal Yoga Mat Is the Only One You’ll Ever Need for Hot Yoga

Manduka GRP Yoga Mat Review – Health This No-Slip Charcoal Yoga Mat Is the Only One You’ll Ever Need for Hot Yoga Search
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Yami Gautam files complaint at cyber cell for hacking attempts

Yesterday, Yami Gautam filed a complaint with the cyber crime cell in the wake of hacking attempts of her social networking accounts Yami Gautam Yesterday, Yami Gautam filed a complaint with the cyber crime cell in the wake of hacking...
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Foreign patient charge ‘tears apart families’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Up-front charges for migrants to use the NHS are unfair on nurses and are tearing families apart, union leaders are warning. The Royal College of Nursing wants the £200 overseas surcharge scrapped for nurses coming...
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High stakes for fixed-odds betting machines

High stakes for fixed-odds betting machines

Image copyright PA The government is set to unveil a shake-up of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) shortly, gaming machines that exist in thousands of bookmakers across the UK. Critics call them the “crack cocaine” of the betting world. The indu...
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Rockefeller treasures top $800 million, break record for single-owner auction

NEW YORK — Peggy and David Rockefeller’s lavish artworks and other treasures set a new world record this week at a Christie’s auction, topping $800 million as the priciest ever single-owner collection. That’s about twice the previous re...
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Canada missing lacrosse world championships closer to reality as replacement players stand by union

Canada missing lacrosse world championships closer to reality as replacement players stand by union

The Canadian lacrosse world continues to be embroiled in controversy as players chosen to replace the 34-man roster for the upcoming world championships in Israel are refusing to go amid an ongoing dispute between the players union and the Canadian...
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Dr. Davida Coady, Medical Missionary, Is Dead at 80

“At the time,” she added, “it was thought that many of these children died of low body temperature, because that’s part of malnutrition. We used to keep them warm, but she taught us that if you got enough calories into...
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