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Daily Archives: 24th March 2018

Know all About the Disease on World Tuberculosis Day

According to World Health Organisation (WHO), tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death globally and resulted in 1.8 million deaths in 2016, alone. 95% of TB deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries.

Worlds Most Expensive Chocolate Bonbon Unveiled in Portugal

Chocolate lovers in Portugal were in for a 'glorious' surprise as the most expensive chocolate bonbon in the world was showcased in Obidos at the International Chocolate Festival.

Get Soft, Supple Skin This Summer

With summer season comes the dull, irritated, dehydrated skin that is not worth showing off.

Berlin Restaurant Creates Record for Making Pizza Topped With Over 100 Types of Cheese

A Berlin restaurant has recently created a record of making the world's 'cheesiest pizza', topped with at least 111 different types of cheese.

Afghanistan Hold Nerves to Beat Ireland, Qualify for 2019 World Cup

Afghanistan returned from the pit's edge to qualify for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup when they defeated Ireland by five wickets in a tension-filled last Super Six match of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.

US Files Trade Complaint Against China Over Licensing Practices

The United States on Friday officially filed a trade complaint at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against China over its alleged discriminatory technology licensing practices.

Trump Approves new Limits on Transgenders in Military

United States President Donald Trump on Saturday approved new limits on transgender troops in the U.S. military, allowing most of them to remain in the ranks.

Muslim Woman Wins USD 85k Lawsuit After Police Remove her Hijab

The city has agreed to pay USD 85,000 to a Muslim woman, who according to her, claimed that the New York Police Department (NYPD) forces had 'forcibly' made her remove the hijab.

Melania Posts White House Snap With Trump, Amid Playboy Model Affair Claims

US First Lady Melania Trump on Thursday posted a White House snap with her husband and President Donald Trump, amid claims from a Playboy model, Karen McDougal, who alleged that she had a sexual encounter with the US President.

Martin Vizcarra Sworn in as Peru's new President, Vows to Fight Graft

Peruvian regional governor Martin Vizcarra was on Friday sworn in as the country's new president, after his predecessor Pedro Pablo Kuczynski abruptly resigned on Wednesday over a corruption scandal.

Martin Vizcarra Sworn in as Peru’s new President, Vows to Fight Graft

Peruvian regional governor Martin Vizcarra was on Friday sworn in as the country's new president, after his predecessor Pedro Pablo Kuczynski abruptly resigned on Wednesday over a corruption scandal.

I Shouldn't Have Said What I Said, Says Joe Biden on Trumps Tweet

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden on Friday expressed regret and said that he "should not have made such comments" on US President Donald Trump.

I Shouldn’t Have Said What I Said, Says Joe Biden on Trumps Tweet

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden on Friday expressed regret and said that he "should not have made such comments" on US President Donald Trump.

How Will Bolton, Pompeo Change U.S.- Asia Policy?

The United States President Donald Trump's cabinet reshuffles have fueled concerns, not least after the latest appointment of hawkish John Bolton as National Security Adviser (NSA), just days after installing a former CIA chief as the new secretary of state.

Partner of Attacker in France Shooting Detained

A woman who was living with the attacker who killed four people at a supermarket in southern France's Trebes has been detained, a prosecutor said on Friday.

Elon Musk Deletes Spacex, Tesla Facebook Pages Amid Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday deleted his SpaceX and Tesla Facebook pages amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal, as part of the #deletefacebook campaign trending on social media.

Facebook Slapped With 4 Lawsuits in Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Social networking giant Facebook has been slapped with four legal lawsuits within a week amid claims that UK-based analytical firm Cambridge Analytica is accused of harvesting millions of users' data from Facebook.

Olympian Sindhu to be Flag-bearer of India in Commonwealth Games

Rio-Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

5 Year-old Girl Gang-raped, set Ablaze

A five-year-old girl died after she was allegedly gang-raped and then set ablaze by five persons at her home.

Centre Issues Notice to Cambridge Analytica

The Centre has issued a notice to the scandal-hit analytical firm Cambridge Analytica, asking them to reply to six questions by March 31.

Youth in Custody Forced to Clean Police Station

A youth in police custody in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh was on Friday allegedly forced to clean police station, police said.

To Make Andhra Pradesh Pollution Free, Naidu Calls on Electric Vehicle Manufacturers

In an endeavour to make Andhra Pradesh pollution free, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Friday called on companies producing Electric vehicles to set up a base in the state.

Telangana Gets new Revenue Division

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday decided to form a new Parakala revenue division in Warangal rural district of Telangana.

Mayawati Must do Serious Introspection, Advices Keshav Prasad

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister, Keshav Prasad Maurya, on Friday mocked the SP-BSP alliance and advised Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati to introspect the reason behind her loss in the Rajya Sabha polls.

Results of RS Elections Held Across 6 States Declared

The results of Rajya Sabha elections held across six states including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana was declared on Friday.

Piyush Goyal Said NDA Fought RS Polls With Unity

Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) contested the Rajya Sabha polls with unity and without any obstruction.

Two Terrorists Killed in Encounter at Anantnag District in Jammu and Kashmir

At least two terrorists were gunned down in an encounter that broke out between security personnel and terrorists in Anantnag's Dooru area.

CPI to Observe Black day if House Adjourns Sine die Before April 5

Reacting to the continuous ruckus in the Parliament over no-confidence motion, the Communist Party of India (CPI) has announced that they will observe a black day, if the House adjourns sine die before April 5.

Congress RS Representative in Jharkhand Credits Victory to Masses

Congress party's Rajya Sabha representative from Jharkhand, who in a midnight tussle with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the seat, thanked the people of the state for his victory.

BSP Leader Accuses BJP of Foul Play in RS Polls

Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of not allowing its members to vote in Friday's Rajya Sabha polls, a former minister in Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government said the ruling party used all its money power to win the elections.

BJP MPs to Explain Reason Behind Parliament Disruptions

Union Minister of Ministry of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Friday said all Bharatiya Janata Party Members of Parliament will visit their constituencies to explain to people as to who is disrupting the Parliament session and why.

AAP MLAs Were Given Enough Chances in Disqualification Matter Says AK Jyoti

Former Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti on Friday said that the Election Commission of India gave enough opportunities to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs to respond to its notice in their disqualification matter.