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In Uganda’s Zika Forest, global health scare seems a world away

In Uganda’s Zika Forest, global health scare seems a world away

In a tiny patch of tall trees and tangled undergrowth near the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda, Zika-carrying mosquitoes buzz around local people who are unperturbed by the global health emergency that the virus has triggered. “Zika? That one I have never heard about – what kind of disease is that?” said Julius Makumbi, [...]

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FanDuel and DraftKings shut down games in New York

FanDuel and DraftKings shut down games in New York

Top daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings agreed to stop taking money in New York on Monday, amid a months-long fight with the state’s attorney general over whether the games are illegal gambling. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the companies had agreed to immediately stop operating paid contests in the state and [...]

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IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UK

IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UK

U.S.-based IHS Inc (IHS.N) agreed to buy Markit Ltd (MRKT.O) to create a $13 billion London-based data and business research provider, in the latest example of a U.S. company moving its domicile overseas where corporate tax rates are lower. The companies said IHS shareholders will own about 57 percent of the combined company following the [...]

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Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

New Delhi: Intex has added a new affordable device to its Aqua series of smartphones – the Aqua Ace II – at a price of Rs 8,999. The phone comes with a 5-inch HD display and at its core is a Mediatek 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM. It further [...]

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Misplacing Hope in Hero Teachers

Misplacing Hope in Hero Teachers

Gotham: a dark, stormy city, beset with crime and corruption. There is rampant violence and unrest. The psychopathic and sadistic Joker is on the loose, reeking mayhem on a law-abiding people. But just as the city is about to be eviscerated, Batman swoops in, saving innocent lives and brightening the skies once again. Gotham is [...]

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Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

They said the “surprise” findings, reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference, could mean some women no longer need chemotherapy. The drugs, tested on 257 women, target a specific weakness found in one-in-ten breast cancers. Experts said the findings were a “stepping stone” to tailored cancer care. The doctors leading the trial had not expected [...]

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Boris Johnson and Chuka Umunna tell each other to ‘man up’ in public row over EU

Boris Johnson and Chuka Umunna tell each other to ‘man up’ in public row over EU

Boris Johnson and Chuka Umunna engaged in a terse public row over the UK’s future within the EU during a radio phone-in. The Mayor was accused by the Labour MP of entering the debate for Brexit for personal gain, prompting a furious response. Both men told each other to “man up” as they argued over [...]

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In pictures: famous British public schools with branches abroad

In pictures: famous British public schools with branches abroad

Harrow was one of the first major British public schools to expand abroad when it opened Harrow International Bangkok in 1998. Since then, it’s opened branches in Hong Kong and Beijing, with another due to open in Shanghai in August 2016. There’s a long list of famous old Harrovians, including Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch. [Source:- [...]

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Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

Can you find the hidden letter in this memory puzzle?

This red dot puzzle tests your ability to recall images and has been shared by thousands online this week. Those who can easily answer the puzzle may just have an eidetic memory, the ability to recall images with vividness bordering on actual visual perception; also called a photographic memory. To solve the puzzle you must [...]

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Sainsbury’s reveals first quarterly sales growth in more than two years

Sainsbury’s reveals first quarterly sales growth in more than two years

Sainsbury’s has revealed its first quarterly sales growth in more than two years, boosting hopes that the supermarket will make a new bid for Argos owner Home Retail Group later this week. The supermarket said sales at established stores including online rose 0.1% in the nine weeks to 12 March . A 14% rise in [...]

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Want to retire in comfort? Back Bernie Sanders on free college tuition

Want to retire in comfort? Back Bernie Sanders on free college tuition

Bernie Sanders, in his election manifesto, has argued for making tuition free at public colleges and universities. This is a proposal that has struck many, including prominent economists, as ludicrous. For sure, there are scant details about how all this would work in practice and I don’t mean to shove those under the rug. And [...]

March 15, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Want to retire in comfort? Back Bernie Sanders on free college tuition

U.S. sailor arrested for rape in Okinawa

U.S. sailor arrested for rape in Okinawa

NAHA, Japan, March 14  — A U.S. sailor has been arrested for alleging raping a Japanese woman at a hotel in Okinawa, local police said. Navy sailor Justin Castellanos, 24, stationed at Camp Schwab in Okinawa, wasarrested for allegedl taking the woman, a 40-year-old tourist from the mainland of Japan, from the hotel lobby up to [...]

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