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Messi proves yet again that he is the best

Messi proves yet again that he is the best

The latest edition of the Clasico, the thrilling blockbuster that it was, had numerous defining moments. And these will be remembered for a long time to come.

The limits of economic optimism

The limits of economic optimism

As the annual spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund commence, the world’s economic future appears brighter than it has in some time.

Macron’s vision and mission

Macron’s vision and mission

The centrist Emmanuel Macron’s success in the first round of the French presidential election is likely to re-energise Europe.

‘New’ Trump pursues lopsided foreign policy

‘New’ Trump pursues lopsided foreign policy

After a series of foreign-policy U-turns, there is now talk of a “new” Donald Trump who is far more inclined to use military power than the Trump we saw during the 2016 US presidential campaign.

Sugary soft drinks raise risk of stroke, dementia

Sugary soft drinks raise risk of stroke, dementia

A latest study which reveals that the consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks, such as diet sodas, is associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia, has once again driven home a very strong message – staying away from such beverages is good for health.

The G20’s time for climate leadership

The G20’s time for climate leadership

At the start of 2016, the United States was well positioned to lead the global fight against climate change.

Breastfeeding facilities needed

Breastfeeding facilities needed

Recently when I was visiting a shopping mall in Doha with my two-month-old baby boy. Usually I always carry a feeding bottle in my bag but that day I forgot to take it along.

Hi-tech wearable health sensors

Hi-tech wearable health sensors

A next step in wearable health sensors might be a device that causes a patch of skin to sweat, then analyses the perspiration to monitor or even diagnose disease.

Programme identifies risky diabetic drivers

Programme identifies risky diabetic drivers

A short questionnaire can identify drivers with type 1 diabetes who are at high risk of future driving mishaps, and an online intervention can help them avoid these mishaps, according to a US study.

Kudos to ICBF for honouring Hajikka

Kudos to ICBF for honouring Hajikka

Dear Sir, The office-bearers of Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) deserve special appreciation and accolades for organising the Hajikka Memorial Essay writing contest for school children.

Preventing disabilities in the elderly

Preventing disabilities in the elderly

People grow old gradually and as people age, so do their disabilities. The number of disabled elderly is growing rapidly in many countries worldwide.

Split court verdict allows Sharif fair shot at probity

Split court verdict allows Sharif fair shot at probity

More than one year after the Panama Papers scandal broke globally and nearly half a year since the Supreme Court of Pakistan took up issue to determine the bona fides of the assets and financial probity of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, ...

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