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Smoking kills 20000 Malaysians each year

Chan stressed. Tobacco use also brings an economic cost: World Health Organization estimates that it drains more than $1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) from households and governments each year in healthcare expenditures and lost productivity, or almost two percent of the global gross domestic product. Read More »

India can retain Champions Trophy, pace attack has real firepower, says Sangakkara

It's not just Indians living in United Kingdom who are planning to attend the event, sources say that a contingent of 10,000 officials are planing to travel from India . Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe insisted his side´s morale remained intact after they suffered a dispiriting warm-up for their Champions Trophy opener against England by crashing to a 240-run defeat against India on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump promises climate decision next week

President Trump's campaign was based on the "America First" principle, and he repeatedly threatened to impose higher tariffs on imports from China and Mexico and renegotiate NAFTA, a free trade deal with Mexico and Canada, to his liking. The White House did not immediately respond to media requests for comment. The Paris deal is the world's first comprehensive climate agreement, set out in 2015, with the aim of keeping the global average rise in temperatures below 2C. Read More »

India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

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The state governments have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to repeal the order, which they say was issued without consultations with them. India exported 1.33 million tonnes of buffalo meat in the 2016/17 fiscal year to March 31, worth about US$3.9 billion. Alavi acknowledged conditions could be improved in many markets, but said "one has to be realistic". Read More »

Corbyn Backs Brexit But 'With a Deal' in TV Debate

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When asked whether he would contemplate a scenario where Britain failed to strike an arrangement with the rest of the bloc, Corbyn said: "There's going to be a deal". During the live question and answer section, the Prime Minister was confronted by a serving police officer about "devastating" cuts during her time as home secretary. Read More »

CBSE Class XII results: Noida's Raksha Gopal tops with a whopping 99

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A bright student throughout her academic life, Gopal has secured flawless 100 scores in three subjects including English Core, Political Science and Economics, while she has scored 99 in History and Psychology. "We never put any pressure on Raksha". She said the results of some to the students were held due to some technical problem which has now been sorted out. Read More »

Karnataka CET Result 2017

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Karnataka Examinations Authority ( KEA ) will announce the Common Entrance Test ( CET) 2017 results today. Both CBSE and ICSE results have declared Class 12th results. Earlier, the results were expected to be declared at 11 am. The results will be officially announced by Karnataka Examinations Authority ( KEA ) on the official websites kea.kar.nic.in and Karresults.nic.in today. Read More »

Sailing: Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes

It's exactly that sort of ruthless competitive streak his Land Rover BAR team now needs after a fourth straight defeat in the America's Cup qualifiers . "We were pretty lucky we didn't end up on our side", he said. It was a moment that would prove pivotal and costly for Sir Ben Ainslie's team as they had no response in the remainder of the race, eventually losing by 53 seconds. Read More »

Andrew Scheer is the new federal Conservative Party leader

A question for all of the defeated leadership candidates, and MPs past and present, will be whether they will run for office under Scheer's leadership. In the final round, Alberta voters picked Bernier with 53.07 per cent of the vote compared to Andrew Scheer's 46.93 per cent of the vote. "... If (the Tories under Scheer ) don't do something Bernier wants, he won't leave the party, but he can do a lot of damage to Scheer , more than the so-cons can". Read More »

G7 leaders fail to reach climate change accord

Donald Trump's first trip overseas was supposed to be about building bridges and clarifying his administration's intentions to friends and foes alike. The United States is the world's biggest carbon emitter after China. In Europe, Trump made a stop at the Vatican, where he was received by Pope Francis, travelled on to Brussels to participate in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders summit, and then headed to the Sicilian city of Taormina for the G7 meeting. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra wants to make Bollywood movie with David Hasselhoff

The action comedy movie - which is based on the popular television show of the same name and stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron - isn't due to hit United Kingdom cinema screens until Monday (29.05.17), but producer Beau Flynn has said the production crew already have "an fantastic story" lined up for a second instalment. Read More »

Pakistan capable of beating India in Champions Trophy: Younis Khan

It would be giving the team management some serious selection headache that they would, perhaps, not mind ahead of bigger challenges. Pakistan have never won the Champions Trophy but they reached the semi-finals in 2004 and 2009. Sachin Tendulkar fell early in the chase but Gautam Gambhir (57) and Rahul Dravid (76) took the attack to Pakistan . "We have two hard matches straight up against Australia and England and if we don't start well the tournament's over". Read More »

British Airways to run full flight schedule

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The Telegraph meanwhile reported that Cruz had refused to resign and had refuted claims by the GMB union that the systems failure could have been avoided if the airline had not outsourced hundreds of IT jobs to India's Tata Consultancy Services previous year in an effort to save money. Read More »

ICSE, ISC results out

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From Tamil Nadu, 3,162 students from 76 schools appeared for class 10 exams and 912 students from 35 schools have appeared for class 12 exams this year. The boys also had an impressive record with 99.6% in ICSE (class 10) and 98.84% in ISC (class 12) exams. The pass percentage for ICSE was 98.53%, and for ISC it was 96.47%. Read More »

Assam HSSLC Results 2017: AHSEC 12th Results 2017 declared on ahsec

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Assam 12th Result 2017: The Assam Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will announce the Higher Secondary (HS) Results 2017 in the month of May 2017. There are various methods to check the AHSEC HS Results 2017 or Assam HSSLC Results 2017 these days. Save the PDF copy of the marksheet and take a print out of the same. Read More »

Burger King's online ad campaign riles Belgian royal family

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The campaign is meant to plug the chain's first-ever store in the country, which will open its doors in late June, Mashable reports . Anyone who clicks on Oui is then asked, "Are you sure you're sure?" After casting your ballot, you're asked several times if you're sure and reminded that Philippe "won't cook you fries". Read More »

Pakistan tail stuns Bangladesh to win Champions Trophy warm-up

After losing out to the West Indies in the World T20, you look at the team now and they have some exciting players. 'We always related to England as a very strong Test team, but in last two or three years post [the 2015] World Cup, they've really changed the way they play their cricket '. Read More »

9-6 in NCAA lacrosse championship

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The Terps have been to the Final Four the past four years, coming short of a title in the past two championship games. Maryland's defense came up with several big stops to thwart the Buckeye attack, which included five first half saves for Morris. Read More »

Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

In a speech at a military camp on Friday aimed at lifting troops' spirits after he imposed martial law across the southern Philippines , Duterte told them they were allowed to rape up to three women. Hapilon is still hiding out in the city under the protection of gunmen who are desperately trying to find a way to extricate him, said the Philippines' military chief, General Eduardo Ano. Read More »

UK intelligence service MI5 reviewing practices after Manchester attack

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step" for the intelligence agency to take in the wake of the May 22 bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert by USA singer Ariana Grande . MI5 are also looking at decisions taken in the case of Abedi, who used to be on a terror watchlist but was no longer on it at the time of the attack, and whether warnings about his behaviour were ignored amid mounting criticism of the security services. Read More »

Ronaldo: Left against my will

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His exit from the club, four-and-a-half years and 83 goals later, was against his will. Speaking to Fox Sports , Ronaldo stated that "I didn't want to leave". As a result, Ronaldo thinks he is a shoe-in to win a fifth Ballon d'Or of his career in December - though must fire Real to victory over Juventus to put him in an nearly unassailable position. Read More »

Putin spurns allegations that Russia meddled in foreign elections

It may be mentioned that Putin is the first head of state to visit France since the May 7 presidential election and Emmanuel Macron won the election. "Big things are built over time", he said. "We have agreed to have extremely regular monitoring", he said. "We have disagreements, but at least we talked about them", he added . Read More »

Chemists go on nationwide strike on Tuesday

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The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD), representing around nine lakh chemists, said it has made several representations to the government against the recent changes in regulations as well as unviability of their businesses but no response has been received, forcing pharmacists to observe a strike. Read More »

On Latest Ebola Outbreak- Death Toll Now 4, 300 Under Watch

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On Tuesday that the corpse of a young man was flown in onboard a Kenya Airways flight and quarantined by the Port Health Services (PHS) to ascertain if the death of the deceased was caused by the Ebola virus, since the DRC is now facing another outbreak of the deadly haemorrhagic fever. Read More »

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian is New Who Director

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The new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to "provide value for money" and reform the United Nations agency. The polling was preceded by a controversial campaign which saw Dr. Tedros at the eye of protests at the WHO HQ. Ghebreyesus will be the first African ever to lead the United Nations health agency. Read More »

Man suspected of kidnapping Amber Alert mother and 4 children arrested

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Warrants for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault has been issued for Octivas Crout. The mother and her children were found safe hours later. They were taken at gunpoint by Octivas Crout, the father of Tayvious and Damaryious, at 3:50 a.m. on May 28. Amanda faces charges for aggravated kidnapping, filing a false report, accessory after the fact, neglect and aggravated child abuse. Read More »

The G7 summit ends without U.S. commitment on Paris agreement

Earlier this week, Cohn said the president's views on climate were "evolving" after meeting with other world leaders, but Cohn didn't clarify what he meant by that. The Trump administration is reported to be divided on the issue. Saudi investment in USA arms and cooperation on terrorism seem to have led to a change of heart, and he was more comfortable with King Salman and other Arab leaders like Egypt's el-Sisi than with the likes of Angela Merkel later in the trip. Read More »

Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales

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I remember going to the theater when I was 15 to see the very first Pirates movie thinking what an incredible example of fantasy and realism blended perfectly together. He also said that as he has already worked with Hollywood's 2 popular film franchises, it might be hard for his fans to accept him in a superhero movie. Read More »

India's longest bridge brings Assam closer to Arunachal Pradesh

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He also highlighted the development initiative taken up by the BJP government at the Centre for the northeast region for which improving the railway infrastructure was also in the pipeline to speed up the economic progress. The 28.5-km-long bridge is 3.55 km longer than the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. "That has now been inaugurated today (Friday)", Modi said while speaking after inaugurating the Dhola-Sadiya bridge. Read More »

Solar panel equipment to attract 5% GST: Hasmukh Adhia

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The Council, comprising of states' finance ministers and headed by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley , will take up the fitment of the remaining six goods, including gold and precious metals, textiles, bidis and branded commodities at its next meeting here slated for June 3. Read More »