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Delhi lags behind Beijing in pollution control

Delhi lags behind Beijing in pollution control

Feb 06, New Delhi – Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world’s pollution poster child. On bad days in India’s congested capital, the air is so murky it slows traffic to a crawl. Conversations are punctuated with rasping coughs. Weak bands […]

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Bomb blast in cinema in Northwestern Pakistan kills 5 people

Bomb blast in cinema in Northwestern Pakistan kills 5 people

Feb 03, – Pakistani police say a bomb attack in a cinema in the northwestern city of Peshawar has killed five people. Police official Zahid Khan says the explosion on Sunday night also wounded 30 people. Another official, Faisal Mukhtar, says the attacker was apparently sitting in the audience in the crowded cinema before hurling […]

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Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Jan 31, – A pair of studies by researchers at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and Florida State University found that men who have been drinking booze are at greater risk of becoming physically and sexually aggressive against their partners compared to those who have been smoking pot. They’re also more likely to be […]

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China jails doctor found guilty of baby trafficking

China jails doctor found guilty of baby trafficking

Jan 14, – A Chinese former obstetrician was given a suspended death sentence on Tuesday for abducting newborn babies and selling them to traffickers, in a case that drew widespread outrage. Zhang Shuxia sold seven children in the northern province of Shaanxi, the intermediate court in Weinan city said on a verified social media account, […]

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Record deep freeze moves to US East, South 21 dead

Record deep freeze moves to US East, South 21 dead

Jan 08, – A deep freeze spread from the US Midwest to the East and South, setting record low temperatures from Boston to Birmingham, and leaving 21 people dead, authorities said. The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica. In a phenomenon that forecasters said is actually not all that unusual, […]

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Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty of Aarushi and Hemraj murders

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty of Aarushi and Hemraj murders

Nov 25, – An Indian couple have been convicted of murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their domestic servant, Hemraj. The 14-year-old only daughter of dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar was found dead at home in May 2008 with her throat slit and a fatal head injury. Suspicion initially fell on Hemraj until his bludgeoned […]

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Rihanna makes chart history with Eminem hit

Rihanna makes chart history with Eminem hit

Nov 04, – Rihanna has joined The Beatles and Elvis Presley as one of just three acts to top the UK singles chart seven times over seven years. The singer has stormed into the number one spot, as the featured artist on rap star Eminem’s new track The Monster. The pair held off a challenge […]

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Cyclone Phailin in India weakens after causing damage

Cyclone Phailin in India weakens after causing damage

Oct 13, BEHRAMPUR, India — India began sorting through miles of wreckage Sunday after Cyclone Phailin roared ashore, flooding towns and villages and destroying tens of thousands of thatch homes, but officials said the country had been spared the widespread loss of life that many had feared. About 18 hours after the storm — the […]

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