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Chemical watchdog agrees Syria arsenal destruction plan

Chemical watchdog agrees Syria arsenal destruction plan

Nov 16, – The world’s chemical watchdog on Friday adopted a final roadmap for ridding Syria of its arsenal by mid-2014, only reaching agreement hours before a deadline expired. “The plan is adopted,” Christian Chartier, a spokesman for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), told AFP after a meeting of its 41-member […]

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Your Afternoon Coffee Might Trigger a Bad Night’s Sleep

Your Afternoon Coffee Might Trigger a Bad Night’s Sleep

Nov 16, – Bad news for caffeine addicts: That midday coffee pick-me-up might increase your odds for a sleepless night, new research shows. The small study, which was done with caffeine pills equivalent to two or three cups of coffee, found that taking in caffeine even as long as six hours before bedtime significantly harmed […]

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China’s reforms to ease one-child policy and abolish labor camps

China’s reforms to ease one-child policy and abolish labor camps

Nov 15, – China has released a raft of reform plans, promising sweeping changes to the country’s economy and social fabric. The Communist Party has said it will loosen its one-child policy and abolish labor camps. China’s Communist Party released a far-reaching reform document Friday that vows to ease, among other things, its controversial one-child […]

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Four killed, 50 injured as train derails in western India

Four killed, 50 injured as train derails in western India

Nov 15, – At least four passengers were killed and 50 injured as four bogies of the Nizamuddin (Delhi)-Ernakulam Mangala Express derailed here early Friday, officials said. The accident took place around 6.30 a.m. in the treacherous ghat sections of Nashik between Ghoti and Igatpuri stations on the Central Railway route. The accident took place […]

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FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

Nov 15, – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its approval to a new implanted device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy. “The neurostimulator detects abnormal electrical activity in the brain and responds by delivering electrical stimulation intended to normalize brain activity before the patient experiences seizure symptoms,” […]

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Make-up tips to get perfect party look

Make-up tips to get perfect party look

Nov 15, – Make-up can make or break your party look. An expert says using products in the right proportion is the key to the best look. Makeover expert Aashmeen Munjaal suggests some easy tips to glam up your party look. A right start up for party make-up is as essential as its finishing is. […]

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Eat mushrooms to stay energetic

Eat mushrooms to stay energetic

Nov 14, – Mushrooms are the natural source of vitamin B5, which helps reduce tiredness and fatigue. Do you know the advantages of eating mushrooms? It can help ramp up nutritional value, so eat it to stay energetic, says expert. Actress, TV presenter and Celebrity Masterchef Winner Nadia Sawalha has teamed up with the Mushroom […]

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Hezbollah chief vows to continue fighting in Syria

Hezbollah chief vows to continue fighting in Syria

Nov 14, – The public appearance of Hassan Nasrallah — his second in as many days — came as tens of thousands of Shiites and Hezbollah supporters marched in their southern Beirut stronghold for the Ashoura, one of the Shiite sect’s most important religious occasions. The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group showed up at […]

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Swiss chocolate maker opens factory in Japan

Swiss chocolate maker opens factory in Japan

Nov 14, – Zurich-based cocoa and chocolates maker Barry Callebaut spent 18.5 million Swiss francs ($20 million) to build the factory, which opened Thursday on the site of a former brewery in Takasaki, smack in the middle of the country. The company aims to help sate the Japanese appetite for chocolate: about 2 kilograms (4 […]

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Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Nov 14, – Prevention, as doctors say, can be practised with knowledge and therefore awareness is an important tool to fight this health monster. oes consuming too much sugar cause diabetes? Is diabetes a disease of the elderly? India’s diabetes population is dangerously on the rise and set to cross 100 million by 2030 and […]

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