India to import Iranian oil using rupee payment mechanism; goods to be exported to Tehran for 50% payment

2 weeks ago
New Delhi: India will import crude oil from Iran using a rupeebased payment mechanism, an industry source told on Thursday, adding that 50 percent of those payments will be used for exporting items to Tehran. The United States last month  ... ...

At 98% coverage, MRV campaign ends

2 weeks ago
By EMN / December 4, 2018 / Comments Off on At 98% coverage, MRV campaign ends. Share Print Email. Dimapur, Dec. 4 (EMN): The measles and rubella vaccination campaign in Nagaland recorded a total coverage of 98%—438627 children out of the  ... ...

Here's why women reject preventive drugs for breast cancer

2 weeks ago
According to a recent study, only some women who are at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease. The researchers, led by a team from the University of Leeds, asked more than 400 women at ... ...

Sentinelese in shadows: A lesson in letting live

3 weeks ago
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS/Mongabay) John Allen Chau, a 26yearold American missionary who "illegally" paddled his way to the remote shores of North Sentinel Island in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, was recently killed by the protected Sentinelese  ... ...

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

3 weeks ago
Syria's regime has accused armed groups of carrying out a "toxic gas" attack that left dozens of people struggling to breathe and prompted government ally Russia to launch retaliatory air strikes on Sunday. Around 100 Syrians were hospitalised with ... ...

These are the countries still selling arms to Saudi Arabia

4 weeks ago
(CNN) A number of countries have restricted arms sales to Saudi Arabia since the kingdom began airstrikes on Yemen in 2015, in a war that the UN describes as the world's worst manmade humanitarian disaster. Calls for more restrictions on arms exports  ... ...

Khashoggi killing: France bans 18 Saudi nationals

4 weeks ago
France has imposed a travel ban on 18 Saudi Arabian nationals who were involved in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to Al Jazeera, the foreign ministry stated that more sanctions could be imposed following the  ... ...

Five dead and 19 injured as car rams into children outside China school; police takes driver into custody

4 weeks ago
Beijing: A car rammed into a group of children crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday, killing five children and injuring 19 others, state media said. "Police took the driver into custody and are investigating ... ...

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