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German National Tourist Office launches new royal website

Next year marks the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian accession to the thrones of the UK and Ireland and in celebration of this highly important landmark in British and German royal history, the German National Tourist Office UK & Ireland ...

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Overweight and at risk for heart disease? Pop a few walnuts

Overweight adults can help protect themselves from diabetes and heart disease by adding walnuts to their diet. That’s the conclusion of a new Yale University study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition which put a small ...

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Scientists take big step towards universal flu vaccine

Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards creating a vaccine that would protect against every form of flu. The influenza virus is a constantly shifting target so seasonal flu vaccines rapidly become useless and new ones are needed ...

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Daytime naps ‘can boost learning’

‘Afternoon naps’ aid children’s learning – Says Study   Getting young children to take an hour-long nap after lunch could help them with their learning by boosting brain power, a small study suggests. A nap appeared to help three-to-five-year-olds better remember ...

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Nursery wing of Sardar Patel School shut as mysterious disease grips Delhi’s kids

New Delhi: The national capital that is already reeling under the threat of dengue is witnessing another fatal disease that is gripping the city’s kids. The new virus- that shows symptoms similar to normal fever- can turn fatal if ignored. The ...

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Was the patch-up real? Advani ignores Modi when Guj CM touches his feet during Bhopal rally

  BHOPAL: BJP tried to put up a united front in Bhopal with LK Advani sharing dias with Narendra Modi at Bhopal rally on Wednesday. This was the first time Modi and Advani shared the dais since the Gujarat chief minister’s selection as the ...

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Muzaffarnagar: Tales of death and despair in India’s riot-hit town

Nearly 50 people died in the Hindu-Muslim clashes which erupted on 7 September in India’s town of Muzaffarnagar. The riots have been described as the worst in India in a decade. Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in ...

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Pakistan earthquake: Hundreds dead in Balochistan

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 328 people and wounded hundreds more in Pakistan’s remote south-west province of Balochistan. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on Tuesday afternoon at a depth of 20km (13 miles) north-east of Awaran, the US Geological ...

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Australia researchers unveil ‘attention-powered’ car

Australian road safety researchers yesterday unveiled a pioneering “attention-powered car” which uses a headset to monitor brain activity and slow acceleration during periods of distraction. The car, commissioned by the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia, is about to depart ...

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HH the Emir meets dignitaries in New York

Gulf/NRI News post HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met yesterday at the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the UN Office with a number of heads of delegations participating in the 68th Session of the ...

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