Cervical cancer has the possibility of elimination and can be eradicated from many countries in the world in four to five decades, said Dr. R. Sankaranarayanan, Special Advisor on cancer control and head of screening group with the World Health Organisation (WHO), at the Asia-Oceania Research Organisation in Genital Infection and Neoplasia (AOGIN) conclave held in Singapore last week.

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You may have to wake up early this Wednesday if you want to witness 2016’s first total solar eclipse. Don’t worry if you give it a miss, a robotic telescope service will be live streaming/recording the event.

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Korean company Samsung Electronics is set to intensify its promotions in India by spending a record sum on marketing and promotion for the new flagship Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge that will be launched next week.

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The tiny Marshall Islands will on Monday seek to convince the UN’s highest court to take up a lawsuit against India, Pakistan and Britain which they accuse of failing to halt the nuclear arms race.

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Pakistan has vowed to take action against all terrorist groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), and not let its territory be used by such outfits to destabilise other countries.

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Away from predictions of global gloom and doom, Hurun Global RichList 2016 shows an increase of 99 billionaires to the list of global of the wealthy taking the number up to 2188.

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For the sake of analysis it is sometimes tempting to divide the world into two broad groups: Those that export basic commodities and those that buy these. In an increasingly integrated world, where goods travel across borders seamlessly, the volume and direction of commodity shipments can prove to be a useful guide to gauge the health of economies.

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Thursday, 25 February 2016 00:00

Nepal-India ties remain stuck on constitution

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli’s six-day visit to India ended on Wednesday evening, but no joint statement was signed between the two sides due to differences over the constitutional process in the neighbouring country.

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Pakistan’s retired hockey international Rehan Butt, who was appointed coach of the national team taking part in the 12th South Asian Games, has turned out as a player in the team’s first two matches, including Monday’s game against India.

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Farms and gardens in Agra are in bloom. According to experts, flowers have bloomed earlier than usual --they bloom by March -- this year.

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