Polio outbreak confirmed in northeast Syria, WHO says

A polio outbreak has been confirmed among young children in northeast Syria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.

“Out of those 22 being in...

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Justice must be integral to future sustainable development agenda – UN expert

28 October 2013 – Justice, security and development cannot be promoted one at the expense of the other, either through reductionism or strict sequencing, a United Nat...

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A Possible Rebirth of the Carbon Market?

Many people have voiced pessimism over an international agreement to address climate change since the 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen fell short of expectations. The ...

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Delivering World-Class Health Care, Affordably

India might be the last place on earth where you’d expect to find health care innovation. Government programs have finally brought some infectious diseases under cont...

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Sex and Equality: How women fare around the world

For eight years the World Economic Forum has released a ranking of how women are narrowing the gap compared to men in the terms of political participation, economic opportu...

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Drought followed by brain: How climate change spurred evolution of human intelligence

Scientists show shifts from dry to wet and back in East Africa’s Rift Valley caused the development of the human brain.

Humans evolved their ...

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In Pakistan, Victory Against Polio is in the Hands of Local Officials

Pakistan is one of three countries in which polio remains endemic. But a group of national and provincial officials seem to have a clear-eyed view of what it will take to f...

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Belgaum shows the way in reviving public wells

Drinking water supply in Belgaum city has got a fresh lease of life with the city corporation and the residents joining hands to rejuvenate open wells that were treated lik...

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Why the World Bank is Taking on Climate Change

The World Bank is stepping up efforts to address greenhouse emissions and to help build resilience in vulnerable communities amid a changing climate. Click Read More

Global HIV Vaccine closer to reality

WASHINGTON: Scientists have found that bioinformatically optimised HIV vaccine antigens may help design a global HIV vaccine.

A scientific team led by Beth Israel D...

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Fun for fans but nowhere close to Perfect

Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason ...

November 17 2017

Saregama India acquires the music of Nawazuddin Siddique starrer- ‘Monsoon Shootout’

16th November 2017: Saregama India has added another feather in its cap, by acquiring...

November 17 2017

The Cobrador’s Stare

Debt collectors are known to be aggressive and sometimes violent, but what happens wi...

November 17 2017