Europe

Islamic State planning attacks in Britain: Anti- terrorism lawyer

LONDON (TIP): Islamic State militants are planning “indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians” in Britain on a scale similar to those staged by the Irish Republican Army 40 years ago, the head of the country’s new […]

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LOWERING SYSTOLIC BP BELOW 120 MAY PREVENT EARLY DEATH

Intensive treatment to lower systolic (top number) blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg can prevent 107,500 early deaths every year, according to a new study. Systolic blood pressure refers to the pressure in the […]

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Walnuts make men more fertile: Scientists claim

Eating a walnut-enriched diet with 75 grams of walnuts every day may improve sperm vitality (movement) and morphology (form) — markers of semen quality, which is a predictor of male fertility — in men who […]

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A WEIGHT-LOSS DRUG CAN HELP PREVENT RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

Researchers in the UK have found that a weight-loss drug also reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80% compared to a placebo. The drug, which increases the amount of appetite-supressing hormones produced by […]

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A FASTING DIET MAY HELP REVERSE DIABETES

A type of fasting diet may reprogramme pancreas cells, promote the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells and reduce symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a study has showed. In the study, led […]

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Business & Economics

GOVERNMENT LOOKING AT MORE FDI REFORMS

Relief for investors in defence, telecom and broadcasting NEW DELHI: India is set to make further changes in its overseas investment regime, scrapping the need for approvals in sectors where licences are also required, such […]

Business & Economics

COURT RESTORES WATER SUPPLY TO PEPSI, COCA-COLA IN TAMIL NADU, BUT RETAILERS BAN IT

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Madras High Court quashed the petition filed to ban water supply to multinational cola makers #PepsiCo and #CocaCola in Tamil Nadu, while the retailers of the state stopped selling their beverages. […]

Business & Economics

JLR UNVEILS RATAN TATA’S PASSION PROJECT RANGE ROVER VELAR

LONDON (TIP): Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a new model at a grand ceremony here. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Chief Design Officer, credited the final product to Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata. […]

Business & Economics

NOOYI MEETS MODI, OFFERS HELP TO MEET ‘DEVELOPMENT GOALS’

NEW DELHI (TIP): #PepsiCo Chairperson #IndraNooyi today met Prime Minister @NarendraModi and offered the company’s participation in the government’s efforts to deliver on national development goals, especially in supporting farmers. She also apprised the Prime […]

Business & Economics

Snapdeal, Truecaller tie up for better shopping experience

NEW DELHI (TIP): Online marketplace Snapdeal, which is also the third largest e-commerce company of India, said on Thursday that it has partnered with Truecaller to enhance consumer experience by integrating Truecaller Priority in the […]

In her message for International Women's Day 2017, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for change in every part of society, from home to the workplace, if we are to benefit from the equal world envisioned in the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
World

WOMEN IN THE CHANGING WORLD OF WORK: PLANET 50-50 BY 2030

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY FEATURE Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities – typically more than double the time spent by men and boys. They look after younger siblings, […]

On Tuesday Feb 28 night, President Trump made his first address to Congress, touching on his goals for immigration, jobs, education and national security
Politics

An Untrumpian Trump Asks Congress to End ‘Trivial Fights’ in his first Address to Congress

It was not the Trump Americans have known who addressed the joint session of Congress on February 28 night, He disappointed many by being so untrumpian. It was a different Trump that night whocalled on […]

Politics

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself from Russia Inquiry

Could this Russian Angle be bigger than just Sessions, or Flynn??? NEW YORK (TIP) : Russian involvement in the US presidential elections and President Donald Trump‘s ties with Putin began during his campaign and is […]

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Time for a frank debate on freedom of speech and nationalism

Bundle of nerves: Are we getting paranoid about freedom of speech? The rise of Modi and the continued Cabinet slots for those preaching sectarian hatred is not much different from President Trump listening to the whisperings […]

On Tuesday Feb 28 night, President Trump made his first address to Congress, touching on his goals for immigration, jobs, education and national security
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Measured rhetoric: President Trump’s gaffe-less surprise

US President Donald Trump sounded upbeat as he addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time. He condemned the murder of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in Kansas by a white veteran, […]

No room in India for intolerant Indians, says Pranab Mukherjee
India

Engage in ‘reasoned discussion and debate’, not in violence, President Mukherjee advises students

KOCHI (TIP): There is no room in this country for an intolerant Indian and students in India‘s universities must engage in “reasoned discussion and debate” rather than “propagate a culture of unrest”, President Pranab Mukherjee […]

THE CONTRADICTIONS WITHIN THIS CLASS WILL NOW SET THE FUTURE COURSE FOR PAKISTAN'S ECONOMY AND ITS POLITICS
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IN PAKISTAN, IT’S MIDDLE CLASS RISING

The contradictions within this class will now set the future course for Pakistan’s economy and its politics Attempts to quantify Pakistan’s middle class, largely based on income and the purchase of consumption goods, show that […]