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  • Nov 08, 2018 16:42

    Smog in Delhi NCR worsened the day after Diwali celebration

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  • Oct 19, 2018 10:03

    Luana Vieira, who is two years old, and was born with microcephaly, reacts to stimulus during an evaluation session at the Altino Ventura rehabilitation centre in Recife, Brazil. Luana’s mother Rosana Vieira Alves has three daughters. “It’s hard to manage the girls. Some of them are jealous, but Luana needs more care. In time, they’ll understand.” she said. Alves lacks family support and is overwhelmed by housing and medical costs.

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  • Aug 27, 2018 13:34

    If you eat sensibly and are prepared with what to eat when you suddenly feel hungry a night, then not only will you feel healthier, lose weight with the right diet but also start sleeping better. We’ve laid out a list of bedtime snacks you can keep handy, so that even late at night, you manage to eat well and follow a good diet.

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  • Jul 05, 2018 11:48

    Leaning like the Whomping Willow from the Harry Potter series, this Salvadora tree in the Qutub Minar complex, gives the minaret quite the fight for attention.

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  • Jul 03, 2018 14:30

    With an estimated population of more than two million people, Gurugram generates an average of 900 metric tons of waste per day, most of which end up in the Bandhwari landfill. This towering landfill located only 20kms from the city has triggered a public health crisis in the surrounding villages, degrading local air, water and soil, and altering the social fabric of the community.

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  • Jun 27, 2018 09:51

    “I’ve had so many things go wrong with my body in the last four-and-a-half years that it’s just incredible that one organisation can cure so many things and treat me so kindly, efficiently, and for free. It’s just astonishing,” said 83-year-old Donald Ritson, who was receiving treatment in Milton Keynes University Hospital’s Ward 24, in central England.

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  • Jun 12, 2018 15:41

    A woman walks to collect water in Dumarpani village, Chattisgarh. Globally around 844 million people struggle to access water. And while access itself remains a hard reality for millions in India, the quality of water accessed is a greater issue among some of the most impoverished people and regions.

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  • Apr 18, 2018 09:51

    Melinda Colite (C) shook with rage, holding a picture of her grandson Zandro Colite, who she says died after getting injected with the anti-dengue fever vaccine Dengvaxia, during a Senate investigation about the vaccine in Manila. “It could not have been anything else. He started complaining of frequent body aches after his third injection,” Colite, 55, said of her 12-year-old grandson Zandro.

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  • Feb 10, 2018 12:08

    Medicines are laid out at a local clinic at Bangarmau in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. Police on February 07, 2018 arrested an unlicensed self-styled doctor accused of infecting at least 58 people with HIV in Unnao by allegedly using the same syringe to inject all patients. While an FIR has been lodged against accused Rajendra Yadav, district administration also said it was looking at other reasons for the rapid spread of the infection in Bangarmau.

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  • Dec 06, 2017 16:19

    Amid Delhi’s air pollution crisis, the city’s traffic police organised a three day health check-up camp for its officers beginning Monday. Among preliminary findings, one in seven traffic policemen in Delhi was diagnosed with respiratory disorders, in the camp aiming to evaluate the effects of air pollution on the health of the force.

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  • Nov 03, 2017 13:12

    Thick smog and pollution covered Rajpath after Diwali celebrations in New Delhi. Every year as the mercury levels dip, Delhi’s atmosphere is cloaked with thick smog, a constant reminder of the pollution that the city emits and inhales. On Tuesday, monitoring stations across the national capital recorded the air quality as ‘very poor’ as visibility fell below one kilometre.

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  • Oct 27, 2017 14:08

    Recovering drug addicts sit in a boiling herbal bath. The traditional rehabilitation center in Purbalingga village has treated hundreds of addicts with herbal teas, baths, prayer and counselling.

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  • Aug 03, 2017 15:13

    Heroin use has doubled across the US since 2010 according to the Drug Enforcement Administration, part of an epidemic of opioid abuse that began in the 1990s, when doctors began prescribing higher doses of powerful painkillers. A commission instated by President Trump to look into the crisis has reported that opioid overdoses across America claim as many lives as the 9/11 attacks every three weeks.

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  • Jun 30, 2017 15:47

    Farmers fish in a lake in the northeastern Thai province of Khon Kaen. Millions of Thai people across the rural northeast regularly eat ‘Koi pla’ - a local delicacy made from raw fish ground with spices and lime. The pungent meal is quick, cheap and tasty but also a favourite among parasites that cause a lethal liver cancer killing up to 20,000 Thai people annually.

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  • Jun 16, 2017 12:30

    At the stroke of 1:00pm, a group of Tokyo IT workers spring from their desks for a few minutes of rigorous bending, stretching and thrusting as a voice on the radio instructs them — ‘ichi, ni, san (one, two, three)’. A growing number of Japanese companies are encouraging exercise breaks, in the hope of keeping employees limber and productive for longer, as the nation contends with a shrinking labour pool and one of the world’s fastest ageing populations.

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  • Jun 10, 2017 12:11

    Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the BMC campaign against open defection, visited Aarey Colony in Mumbai on Friday.

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  • Jun 02, 2017 09:26

    A watermelon cut artistically in the shape of a flower by a roadside vendor to attract customers in New Delhi.With the arrival of June, Delhi prepares for its hottest month of the year. Watermelons which consists of about 90 percent water containing electrolytes is one of the healthiest fruit to keep you hydrated from the blazing heat of the sun. According to official statistics, Delhiites consumed roughly 110000 ton of watermelons in 2016, highest in the last four years.

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  • May 29, 2017 09:31

    Doctors wrap a child's burnt skin with sterilised tilapia fish skin at Dr. Jose Frota Institute in the northeastern costal city of Fortaleza. Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut medical costs.

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  • Apr 07, 2017 08:48

    Anurima, 53, (name and age changed) made headlines when she was found to have been living with the corpse of her mother for several months, in her upscale home in Saket, south Delhi. That was in 2010. At IBHAS, she was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, which had led her into the delusion that her mother was alive. It took several weeks of counselling to convince her that he mother had died. She’s on medication but not in need of hospitalisation. She’s here because she has nowhere else to go. “I like it here. I washed my hair, had idli and upma for breakfast and spent my morning in the gym. I’m also learning how to use the computer again,” she says. Next on her agenda: a session with the kitchen staff, with culinary tips on how to spice up their menu. The outpatient department at the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) in treats more than 900 people every day. Some, however, end up staying here for months, even years — either because they have no home to go back to, or are not wanted back by their families.

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  • Mar 17, 2017 12:11

    Atila, a trained therapeutic greyhound used to treat patients with mental health issues and learning difficulties, falls asleep as it gets caressed by three patients at Benito Menni health facility in Elizondo, northern Spain.

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  • Dec 17, 2016 12:51

    Acne is known to give sleepless nights and horrifying days to many a young people. But no more of that now. Here, we discuss seven ways that can help you bid farewell to acne forever.

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  • Dec 13, 2016 15:34

    Maintaining a healthy diet is important but knowing what to eat when is equally necessary. Here, we list food items that can hamper your sleep if consumed right before going to bed.

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  • Dec 12, 2016 17:30

    Plum: It is a seasonal fruit of the winters and has Vitamins B and E, along with minerals like magnesium, iron, calcium and zinc. These help to purify body and to maintain skin’s elasticity. It hydrates the body.

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