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London: Mansfield Road apartments fire under control

London [UK], June 26 (ANI): A massive fire which erupted at the Mansfield Road apartments on Sunday night is now under control, the London Fire Brigade said. However, the cause of the flames is still unknown. “One flat on the second floor was badly damaged by the fire, but nobody was in the flat at […] Read More »

Beat the blues away with spirit and spice

Somdatta Saha New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): If you are in no mood to get high on something hard or bored with the same cocktails on the menu, then take a sigh of relief. Beer Cafe has come up with a whole new range of fresh and quirky drinks for offering something new to […] Read More »

In most low-income places, handwashing with soap is rare

Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 (ANI): A recent research has found that most families in the low-income countries don’t have soaps at their homes. The study led by University at Buffalo researchers with USAID, UNICEF and others shows that handwashing behaviour must be improved substantially in low- and middle-income countries. Using data from 51 nationally […] Read More »

Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Chikungunya, the bone breaking fever, being one of the reasons for polyarthritis , may become a rampant disorder. It is a condition, which if left untreated, can lead to permanent joint distortions. Polyarthritis, also referred to as polyarthralgia, is a disorder which affects five or more joints and can […] Read More »

15,000-strong special force to protect Chinese in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 (ANI): Pakistan has deployed a special military force of 15,000 for the protection of Chinese working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other similar projects in the country. This comes after China raised concerns about the safety of its nationals in Pakistan following the abduction of a Chinese couple last […] Read More »

Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Femina Miss India 2017 has finally got its three new faces, with the glamorous finale last night. The winners are Manushi Chellar from Haryana (Miss India-World), Sana Dua from Kashmir (first runner up) and Priyanka Kumari from Bihar (second runner up). Ranbir Kapoor made a special appearance for announcing […] Read More »

Bacha bazi: Afghan subculture of child sex slavery

KABUL: AFP has traced three former victims of “bacha bazi”, or the sexual exploitation of boys, whose testimonies lay bare one of Afghanistan’s most egregious human rights violations. “Bachas” are boy sex slaves, often kept by powerful warlords, commanders, politicians and other members of the elite as a symbol of authority and affluence. Sometimes dressed as women, they are often ... Read More »

Boozing makes ageing clock tick faster

Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 (ANI): Next time you reach for that glass of whiskey, you may want to rethink as a recent research has revealed that the more alcohol you drink, the more your cells appear to age. In the study that will be shared at the 40th annual scientific meeting of the Research […] Read More »