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Surge in births among Rohingyas due to sexual violence:UN

Surge in births among Rohingyas due to sexual violence:UN

Right at the end of last year, as violent repression in Myanmar forced Rohingyas to flee for safety in Bangladesh, women from the mainly Muslim minority were subjected to what a United Nations official called “a frenzy of sexual violence” Now, a surge in births among these women is imminent, according to aid officials working […]

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter may lead to cancer, reveals study

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter may lead to cancer, reveals study

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter in air pollution triggers inflammation and appearance of cancer-related genes in brain of rats, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. The study, recently published in Scientific Reports, found that certain materials in coarse air pollution like nickel, may play a role in genetic changes related to disease development, said Julia Ljubimova, […]

Several wounded in twin attacks on Afghan police station

Scores of people were wounded after a joint attack launched by the suicide bombers and gunmen on two Kabul police stations on Wednesday, AFP reported. Media reports said that the loud bangs followed by gunshots were heard in the heart of the Afghan capital today and said that both the attacks are still going on. […]

Raids on Yeman Presidency killed 6

At least six people were killed and thirty injured after two air raids hit the office of the presidency in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa on Monday, AFP reported. Media reports said that there were six people killed and at least 30 others wounded in Monday’s attack. The television channels of Yemen’s Iran-allied Houthis, however blamed […]

Summit between Trump and Kim Jong-un ‘misleading’-Pyongyang

Summit between Trump and Kim Jong-un ‘misleading’-Pyongyang

Pyongyang on Monday termed the first ever summit between the President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as an ‘misleading’ and said that it is his policies that drove us to the ‘conferring table’, AP reported. Media reports said that their claims are a not mere than a “dangerous attempt” to ruin a […]

Militia, bandits clash in northern Nigeria: 45 died

Militia, bandits clash in northern Nigeria: 45 died

At least 45 people have died following the clashes that broke out between the armed bandits and militiamen in Northern Nigeria on Sunday, The Hindu reported. Following the clashes between the two groups, the escalating rural violence often involved cattle rustling, robbery and kidnappings. The bodies including the orphan children were also among the dead […]

New Wave of Israeli repression: 1100 Palestinians injured

New Wave of Israeli repression: 1100 Palestinians injured

The ongoing Palestinian protest at the Gaza-Israel frontier turned worse on Friday, May 4, when Israeli forces fired at the demonstrators who targeted a border terminal, leaving 1,100 people injured, the oneindia.com reported The news web portal reported that among the wounded, around 82 people were injured in live fires while 800 fell ill by […]

No Nobel Prize in Literature this year: Swedish Panel

No Nobel Prize in Literature this year: Swedish Panel

The Swedish Panel this year has said that it will not name the nobel laureate in litreature this year. According to the media reports, the decision was taken after many members of  the panel were found embroiled in the sexual abuse scandal and the infighting within the group. The panel stated that the award will remain […]