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People with mental illnesses refused access to insurance cover

People with mental illnesses refused access to insurance cover

Insurers have been accused of depriving access to life insurance and other kinds of cover to people with depression and anxiety, even for physical conditions unrelated to their mental health.

U-turn over disability benefits payments

U-turn over disability benefits payments

Up to 160,000 people are in line for increased disability benefits after ministers gave in to a high court ruling that said government policy had been “blatantly discriminatory” against people with mental health conditions.

Voters ‘should be able to change minds’ on Brexit

Voters ‘should be able to change minds’ on Brexit

Speaker in the House of Commons John Bercow has warned that democracy is under threat and said those on the wrong side of a referendum result do not have to accept their case has been lost forever, ...

Hundreds of police block anti-junta march

Hundreds of police block anti-junta march

Hundreds of police in Thailand yesterday blocked protesters planning to march from Bangkok to Khon Kaen in the northeast of the country in a rare display of public discontent in the junta-ruled country.

Thai police arrest ‘kingpin’ in Asian wildlife trafficking

Thai police arrest ‘kingpin’ in Asian wildlife trafficking

Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia’s illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to a family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese and Vietnamese dealers.

Militants free two Indonesian hostages

Militants free two Indonesian hostages

Two Indonesian fishermen have been released by militants after more than a year in captivity in the southern Philippines, police said yesterday.

Duterte eyes deal on medicines in India trip

Duterte eyes deal on medicines in India trip

President Rodrigo Duterte will push for a deal involving cheaper medicines and maritime co-operation with India when he visits the former British colony next week.

Punjab to introduce alert system to help locate missing kids

Punjab to introduce alert system to help locate missing kids

The government of Punjab has decided to introduce an alert system styled on the US’s Amber (America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response) system for the safety and recovery of lost children.

Cultural festival

Cultural festival

Artistes perform during the closing ceremony of Shilpgram Mahotsav 2018 in Guwahati yesterday.

Senior officer suspended over man’s killing in ‘staged shootout’

Senior officer suspended over man’s killing in ‘staged shootout’

Pakistani authorities have suspended a senior police officer over the killing of a man in an allegedly staged shootout that sparked anger and protests nationwide.

Female Sherpa from Nepal scales new heights

Female Sherpa from Nepal scales new heights

When Dawa Yangzum Sherpa first set her sights on being a mountain guide, she was told it was no job for a girl. Now she has proved her doubters wrong, becoming Nepal’s first woman to earn a prestigious international qualification.

Lanka president takes charge of economy

Lanka president takes charge of economy

Sri Lanka’s president announced yesterday that he would take control of the island’s economy from the prime minister, as relations worsen between the ruling party and its main coalition partner.

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