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Monthly Archives: August, 2019

CDC Confirms Nearly 900 Cases of Mumps among People at Adult Migration Detention Facilities across US

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed nearly 900 cases of mumps among people at adult migration detention facilities across the United States in the last...

WHO to Create Global Registry to Track Research into Human Genetic Manipulation

The WHO announced Thursday it will create a global registry to track research into human genetic manipulation, after a call to halt all work...

Federal Officials Opens “Deceptive Marketing” Probe into Electronic Cigarette Makers

Federal officials have opened a "deceptive marketing" probe into electronic cigarette maker Juul because of allegations that the company has targeted teens, The Wall Street...

Ebola Epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo Reaches another Grim Milestone

The Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached another grim milestone, the World Health Organization says. More than one year after...

Governors to Shut Down Counties from September 16 over Revenue Row

BY GEOFFREY ISAYA All county operations will be paralysed from Monday, September 16 if the stalemate over the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 is not resolved. Counties. In...

Gavi Appealing for $7.4 Billion to Immunize 300 Million Children in 2021-25

Gavi, the global vaccine alliance that targets developing countries, said Friday that it was appealing for $7.4 billion to immunize 300 million children in 2021-25. Gavi’s latest fundraising drive...

A Quick Guide to Valuations NSW in Sydney

One of the hardest areas of selling a house in Sydney is coming up with a fair price to put it on the market....

Climate Activist Thunberg Leads Rally at United Nations to Demand Action on Global Warming

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg joined several hundred other young people Friday outside the United Nations to demand action on global warming. To chants of...

3 Reasons To Choose a Career in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is vast and ever-changing. It’s a challenging career to undertake, and the good news is that you can choose which aspect...

U.S. Health Officials Warning Users of E-Cigarettes to Reconsider their Habit of Vaping

U.S. health officials are warning users of e-cigarettes to reconsider their habit of vaping, noting a rise in the number of respiratory illnesses linked...

Married People Less Likely to Experience Dementia as They Age: Study

A new study has found that married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are about twice...

Google Removes Malicious app Downloaded Over 100mn Times

Google has removed a hugely popular Android app on Play Store that scans files and converts them into PDFs and has been installed over...

Flipkart Plans to Eliminate Single-use Plastic in Packaging by 2021

E-commerce major Flipkart on Thursday said it plans to eliminate single-use plastic in packaging and move towards a 100 per cent recycled plastic consumption...

Amazon Alexa Offering Over 30,000 Skills in India: Report

Amazon on Thursday announced that Alexa customers in India can now choose from over 30,000 skills offered by top brands and developers. The Alexa Skills...

Researchers Develop Cheaper Network for 5G Connectivity

Researchers have developed a cheaper and more efficient method for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices to receive high-speed wireless 5G connectivity. With 75 billion...

Facebook Fails to Allay Privacy Fears on Messenger Kids

Facebook is not doing enough to safeguard children on its Messenger Kids app and their privacy is at risk, US Democratic Senators have stressed. Responding...

Tech Giant Apple Tweaks Siri to Protect Users’ Privacy

Apple has said it will no longer retain audio recordings of its digital assistant Siri interactions and use computer-generated transcripts to help Siri improve. “The...

Centre Sanctions Rs 1,040 Crore for Greening Punjab

Accepting Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's request, the Centre on Thursday sanctioned Rs 1,040 crore for the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority...

Most Popular Indian Liquor Brand for Rich Indians is Old Monk

While real estate and stock market are the most preferred personal investments for high-net-worth Indians (HNIs), the most popular Indian liquor brand for them...

Over a Dozen Children in Spain Diagnose with “Werewolf Syndrome”

Over a dozen children in Spain have been diagnosed with "werewolf syndrome" after a major medicine mix-up, media reports said. The Spanish Agency of Medicines...

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Auction Showcases ‘Arts of India – Heavenly Gods and Earthly Pleasures’

Christie's brings together a selection of over 30 fine paintings and 20 courtly objects in its ongoing auction 'Arts of India - Heavenly Gods...

Disney+ Hotstar Forays into Global Health and Wellness

Premium streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar on Friday announced its foray into global health and wellness category, and will feature fitness-based content to its subscribers. The...

Education Protects Women Against Memory Loss: Researchers

Education appears to protect older adults, especially women, against memory loss, say researchers, suggesting that children, especially girls, who attend school for longer will...

Severe Vision Loss Can Lead to Less Accurate Judgement of Distance of Nearby Sounds: Researchers

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that people with severe vision loss can less accurately judge the distance of nearby sounds, potentially putting...