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    Moderate carbohydrate intake may lower mortality risk

    New York: If you are looking forward to boost your longevity, start consuming carbohydrates in moderation. A new study has found that it is associated with lower risk of mortality. Moderate consumers of carbohydrates More...

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    Muslims gather in Mecca ahead of Haj

    Riyadh: Thousands of Muslims from around the world gathered on Friday in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca ahead of the annual Haj pilgrimage. More than 1.6 million people had arrived in the holy city of Mecca for More...

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    Stranded pregnant woman in Kerala airlifted, gives birth

    Kochi: A pregnant woman stranded in one of the worst flood-hit areas of Kerala had developed complications with a ruptured amniotic sac. The two lives remained in danger till help came out of the blue – literally. Almost More...

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    Court proceedings of sensitive cases be excluded from live-streaming: AG

    New Delhi: The Attorney General has recommended that matters of national security, protection of confidential or sensitive information, or those which may provoke sentiments, arouse passions and provoke enmity among More...

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    Guilty of corruption: Pak batsman Nasir Jamshed banned

    Lahore: Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed was on Friday banned for ten years after an independent anti-corruption tribunal found him guilty of five of the seven breaches of the PCB’s anti-corruption code. Jamshed More...

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    Man scuffles with CISF personnel outside IGI airport, held

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old armed man got into a scuffle with CISF personnel at the airport here on Friday, following which he was arrested, police said. Police claimed a pistol was seized from his possession Deputy More...

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    Airlines asked to mount additional flights to Kerala, cap maximum air fares

    New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The civil aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has asked domestic airlines to mount additional flights to and from Kerala with a cap on the maximum fare. Spike More...

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    Flood death toll 174, red alert in 12 Kerala districts

    Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with various agencies continuing the rescue operations after rains subsided to evacuate More...

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    Former Prime Minister AB Vajpayee cremated with full military honours

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away here at AIIMS on Thursday at age 93, was on Friday cremated with full military honours at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where people turned out in More...

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    Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought

    New York: The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array of robotic floats. It More...