Many Indians can’t prove their loved ones died from Covid. And that could be a problem

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr But hospitals in the Indian city of Varanasi had run out of space, oxygen, medicine, tests — everything. “They told us everywhere was bad and people were lying on the hospital floors, and that there were no beds at all,” the 33-year-old said. In theory, the program should help people like Srivastava. But […]

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Want to lose weight? Make these small changes and see wonders

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Known as a “small-changes approach”, these simple steps will help people manage their weight. Opt for a salad or vegetables for meals Loughborough: Between the ages of 20 and 55, most adults gain between 0.5 and 1kg a year, which could see some people become overweight or obese over time. This weight gain […]

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Why rise of Fumio Kishida as new Japanese prime minister is good news for India

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Fumio Kishida’s victory owes much to LDP’s conservative wing and many of his foreign policy actions will function within the parameters that former prime minister Shinzo Abe laid down during his time in office Japan PM-designate Fumio Kishida. AP The votes are in and the wait is over: Fumio Kishida will be anointed […]

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Five key takeaways from Germany’s historic election

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Angela Merkel, one of the world’s highest profile political leaders during her 16 years in office, will stay in the top job until a deal is done. But the haggling could take days, weeks, or even longer — it took months for a government to be formed after Merkel’s 2017 election win. Merkel’s […]

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Global COVID-19 summit: Narendra Modi bats for mutual recognition of vaccine certificates, praises vaccination progress at home; here are the key takeaways

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Modi said mutual recognition of vaccine certificates would ease international travel amid economic constraints. He also mentioned that India is ramping up production capacity of existing vaccines so that supplies to other countries can be resumed File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ANI On Wedesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for mutual recognition of vaccine […]

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New Lebanon PM seeks ‘quick fixes’ to help the country

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr In his first interview with an international media outlet since forming a government a week ago, Mikati acknowledged that some Lebanese would struggle to put their faith in him and his government after so many politicians have failed them in the past. But, he told CNN, it is “time to have a government” […]

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Mullah Hasan to head Taliban govt, Mullah Baradar to serve as deputy: Reports

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Secretive Taliban supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada , who has never been seen in public, told the new government to uphold Sharia law in a statement File image of Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund. Anandabazar The Taliban announced Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as the leader of their new government in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Mullah Hasan […]

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Ivory Coast TV presenter convicted of glorifying rape

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The court also fined the presenter, Yves de Mbella, 2 million CFA francs ($3,619.91) and banned him from leaving Abidjan, the country’s commercial capital, for one year, a spokesperson for Ivory Coast’s justice system told Reuters. The man who appeared on the show was sentenced to two years in prison, the spokesperson said. […]

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COVID-19 vaccines may affect SARS-CoV-2 evolution, but that’s no reason to avoid inoculation

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Only a minority of human and animal vaccines have affected the evolution of a virus. In most of those cases, evolution didn’t increase the severity of the pathogen University Park: A 2015 paper on a chicken virus showed vaccines could enable more deadly variants to spread – in chickens. But that outcome is […]

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A new king was crowned in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region and young Nigerians are inspired

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Thousands thronged the streets and dignitaries and well-wishers flew in from around the world as the Itsekiri people of Iwere Kingdom in Delta state crowned a new king, Ogiame Atuwatse III. Born Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, the 37-year-old is the 21st Olu of Warri to ascend the throne and one of the youngest to do […]

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