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Coronavirus shows signs of receding in China; infections surge past 3,100 globally

Coronavirus shows signs of receding in China; infections surge past 3,100 globally

The death toll due to the deadly disease across the world mounted to 3,123 and confirmed cases surpassed 91,783, official media here repo...Read More

At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day: UNICEF

At 67,385, India records highest number of babies born globally on New Year's Day: UNICEF

An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year's Day, according to UNICEF. Of this, an estimated 67,385 babies

A year that saw massive street protests globally

A year that saw massive street protests globally

Countries across the globe have witnessed protests in 2019 large enough to disrupt the daily life and impactful enough to cause panic in ...Read More

Natural habitat area larger than UK may be lost by 2030

Natural habitat area larger than UK may be lost by 2030

Toronto: About three lakh square kilometers of natural habitat area — larger in size than the entire United Kingdom — is forecast to be ...Read More

Quality Education transforms students into globally valuable human resources

Quality Education transforms students into globally valuable human resources

At the education conference organised by The Free Press Journal and NMIMS University, the welcome address was given by Pro-VC of NMIMS Un...Read More

Climate change a threat for children’s lives worldwide

Climate change a threat for children’s lives worldwide

Paris: Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a ris...Read More

Ocean acidification, a threat for marine life

Ocean acidification, a threat for marine life

Washington: A recent study suggests that ocean acidification could have a serious impact on over a million people globally who depend on ...Read More

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34% of Indians do not get enough physical activity

Experts and doctors said if the current trends continue, the 2025 global activity target of a 10% relative reduction in insufficient phys...Read More

Not educating girls globally costs USD 15-30 trillion, says World Bank

Not educating girls globally costs USD 15-30 trillion, says World Bank

Washington: Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 to USD 30 trillion, the Worl...Read More

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Gold slumps to 10-month low, sheds `500 on global weakness

New Delhi : Falling for the second day, gold cracked below the Rs 28,000-mark by plunging Rs 500 to over 10-month low of Rs 27,750 per 10...Read More

Record hot year 2015 may become new normal by 2040: Study

Record hot year 2015 may become new normal by 2040: Study

Sydney: The year 2015, which is on record the hottest year globally, could become the new normal by 2040 if carbon emissions continue to ...Read More

Global solar funding rises to $3 billion

Global solar funding rises to $3 billion

Kolkata: Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally during the July-September quarter rose to about $3 billion in 45 deals, c...Read More

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India set to post strong growth in steel demand, says WSA

New Delhi : India is likely to report “solid growth” in steel demand for 2016-17, but sustainability remains uncertain as investments in ...Read More

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After Russia, India is most ‘unequal’ country globally

New Delhi : India is the second most ‘unequal’ nation in the world where millionaires, or those with net assets of USD 1 million or more,...Read More

Congress frowns at Pak envoy’s K-remark

Congress frowns at Pak envoy’s K-remark

Says it is a complete breach of diplomatic etiquette

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India ranks low at 105th on human capital index!

Tianjin : India was on Tuesday ranked low at 105th position globally on a worldwide Human Capital Index, which measures countries’ abilit...Read More

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Retail investors go against Brexit tide; buy shares in turmoil

Mumbai:  As stock markets globally went into a tailspin taking a USD 2.5-trillion hit within hours of the Brexit verdict, retail investor...Read More

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India tops global slavery index

Melbourne :India has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of people in the world trapped in modern slavery with 18.35 mil...Read More

India haven of stability, need efforts to sustain growth: FM

India haven of stability, need efforts to sustain growth: FM

New Delhi : Describing India as a haven of stability amid a weak economic environment globally, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday ...Read More

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As China falters, India readies for Davos test

Davos : With the Chinese headwinds taking a big toll on markets globally, India’s ‘bright spot’ status would be put to the test at the an...Read More

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