Combating Malnutrition: Determinants and cures of the medical mystery

Combating Malnutrition: Determinants and cures of the medical mystery

Malnutrition has long been associated with poverty, poor diet and inadequate access to health care, and it remains a key global health issue that both stems from and contributes to ill-health, with 50 % of childhood deaths due to underlying undernutrition. Malnutrition results from lack of food, it happens when the...

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Musharraf’s treason case: Court proceedings to be held regularly 9th October onwards

Musharraf’s treason case: Court proceedings to be held regularly 9th October onwards

ISLAMABAD: A special court on Monday announced that it will hear a high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf on a daily basis starting from October 9. A two-judge bench headed by Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Justice Yawar Ali and comprising Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Justice Nazar...

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6 keys to understanding how Myanmar ended up being accused of genocide

6 keys to understanding how Myanmar ended up being accused of genocide

Some 725,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar in the past 12 months, many of them to Bangladesh. Indiscriminate massacres, burned villages, minors hit, collective rapes of women … These are the findings of United Nations investigators who accuse the Myanmar government of committing “the most serious crimes under international law.”...

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Japan identifies country’s first swine flu epidemic in 26 years, calls for suspension of pork and wild boar meat

Japan identifies country’s first swine flu epidemic in 26 years, calls for suspension of pork and wild boar meat

TOKYO: Japan’s agriculture ministry said on Sunday it had confirmed the country’s first epidemic of swine fever in 26 years which called for the suspension of pork and wild boar meat. The fever, a different kind from the African swine fever that has enveloped China, was found in a farm...

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Pakistan’s cricket squad departs to Dubai for Asia Cup today

Pakistan’s cricket squad departs to Dubai for Asia Cup today

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team’s 16-member squad will depart for Dubai on Monday (today) to participate in the Asia Cup. The Pakistan squad under the captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmed will depart from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal airport tonight. The tournament will begin on September 15 with finals scheduled on September 28. Pakistan...

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The search engines that existed before Google and how the current internet king managed to defeat them

The search engines that existed before Google and how the current internet king managed to defeat them

Google already has two decades of history. Google has earned, year after year, click to click, the nickname of the “king of the internet”. In its 20 years of history, the most used search engine in the world has evolved into an empire with eight services, including the Chrome browser,...

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Man imprisoned for 30 years for the crimes he committed 21 years ago, credits: Facebook

Man imprisoned for 30 years for the crimes he committed 21 years ago, credits: Facebook

DALLAS: Justice was finally served after a man was sentenced for the crimes he did 21 years ago, all thanks to Facebook. In 1996 a Dallas woman, Manuela Dominguez was raped and murdered while her daughter of 6 months slept in a playpen nearby. Dominguez’s husband, Manuel Serrano, found her dead in...

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What qualifies as “life” and when do we start looking for it throughout the universe?

What qualifies as “life” and when do we start looking for it throughout the universe?

Centuries ago we wanted to find living beings in space. What is concretely what we look for when we look for alien life? And what do we hope to find? These are two of the questions that listeners sent from various parts of the world to the BBC Radio 4 program...

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5 aspects in which genetics affect your daily life

5 aspects in which genetics affect your daily life

Aggressive behavior has a genetic basis but does not necessarily make you violent. Will he have the clear eyes of the mother or the curly hair of the father? Will he be short like her or rather tall like him? These are typical questions that begin to be asked in...

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Indian Politician falsely tweets about Sonali Bendre’s death, meets immense criticism

Indian Politician falsely tweets about Sonali Bendre’s death, meets immense criticism

NEW DELHI: If rumors are to believed Indian politician, Ram Kadam, stirred up a controversy after he tweeted that Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre has passed away in the US. However, Sonali is currently undergoing a course of treatment in New York after the actress got diagnosed with a high-grade cancer....

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