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In a bid to eradicate tuberculosis from India by the year 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a campaign against the infectious disease. Mr Modi talked about world's biggest public health programme "Ayushman Bharat' and added ' The aim is to create such an eco-system so that malnutrition is reduced.'He stressed on use of Ayurvedic and Yoga with the mainstream medicines and stated that India was ready to work with all the countries in the world in this direction".
  • This Company Will 3D Print a House for $10000

    This Company Will 3D Print a House for $10000

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    See the 3D printed home in the video above. Despite the fact that the hardware utilized as a part of 3D-printing is very exorbitant, notwithstanding, the materials can be cheap. "Linear methods will never reach the billion+ people who need safe homes", said Brett Hagler, CEO of New Story. 'For this venture to succeed, they have to be the best houses.
  • Why Trump blocked Qualcomm-Broadcom: It's all about 5G

    Why Trump blocked Qualcomm-Broadcom: It's all about 5G

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    In addition to blocking Broadcom's takeover efforts, yesterday's presidential order also blocked 15 Broadcom nominees from standing for election as Qualcomm directors. However, to boost its acquisition offer, Broadcom lately has worked on putting supportive members on Qualcomm's board. CFIUS, which raised concerns about the Qualcomm deal with Trump , listed the highly leveraged nature of Broadcom's bid for its larger rival as a major concern coupled with the risk of the USA ...
  • Trump on Viewing Wall Prototypes: 'This Is Life'

    Trump on Viewing Wall Prototypes: 'This Is Life'

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    Speaking later at California's Marine Corps Air Station, the President suggested there could be a "space force" akin to the country's air force. Earlier in the day, Trump visited the border in California to look at various border wall prototypes .
  • Mattis makes surprise Kabul visit

    Mattis makes surprise Kabul visit

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    Mattis said we shouldn't expect peace moves from the Taliban en masse, but that some might be open to talks. Mattis said he's seen initial indications that there have been changes in Pakistan's behavior but that he wants to use the trip to find out more .
  • Betsy DeVos discusses guns, school choice in '60 Minutes' interview

    Betsy DeVos discusses guns, school choice in '60 Minutes' interview

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    White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two sources familiar with their reaction.
  • An Elliott challenge would be distracting, Sault MPP says

    An Elliott challenge would be distracting, Sault MPP says

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    So over the weekend while most of us were scrambling to figure out if what time it actually was (daylight savings struggles ), Doug Ford was elected as leader of the Progressive Conservative party of of Ontario. Meanwhile, Premier Kathleen Wynne claims Ford's jump into the race hasn't impacted her strategy in the slightest. "I appreciate her (Elliott) thoughts".
  • US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson Arrives Nigeria, Shortens Trip

    US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson Arrives Nigeria, Shortens Trip

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    He flies to Abuja, Nigeria later Monday. The top USA diplomat is expected to grant press interview immediately after meeting with President Buhari before departing Nigeria for Washington later today. McMaster said Chad could be off the list "maybe in a couple of months". Trade between both countries stand at 9 billion USA dollars. Mr Tillerson was also accompanied on the visit by his Chief of Staff, Margaret Peterlin; Colonel John Walker, as well as the U.S.
  • Trump says commerce secretary will talk tariffs with EU

    Trump says commerce secretary will talk tariffs with EU

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    French economy minister Bruno Le Maire told reporters: "We are anxious (about) the possibility of having a trade war between the United States and the European Union because we believe that there will be only losers. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said that in some places, trade has been blamed "for the pains of globalisation, or they used it as a scapegoat or they think we can live behind walls and borders".
  • At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash

    At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash

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    He is asked to turn right, but immediately after that, the Flight 211 pilot says "Affirmative", that the runway is in sight. "It was flying very low", said Keyal, a medical student. "I remember the accident". "But I came to know that the aircraft had a problem only when it forcibly landed". Airline spokesperson Kamrul Islam said 33 of the passengers were Nepali, 32 were Bangladeshi, and one each from China and the Maldives.
  • China scraps two-term limit, makes Xi President for life

    China scraps two-term limit, makes Xi President for life

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    Voting by the National People's Congress' almost 3,000 hand-picked delegates began in the mid-afternoon, with Xi leading members of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) seven-member all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee in casting their votes.
  • Foreign alumni from Turkey support Afrin op

    Foreign alumni from Turkey support Afrin op

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over its refusal to aid Ankara in its anti-terror operations in Syria's northwestern region of Afrin. Several people in Germany were left injured after police used pepper spray against some demonstrators opposed to Turkey's ongoing military operation "Olive Branch" against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria's Afrin region.
  • Toys 'R' Us prepares to shut down stores following failed bankruptcy deal

    Toys 'R' Us prepares to shut down stores following failed bankruptcy deal

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    Toys "R" Us filed for bankruptcy last September with plans "to emerge with a leaner business model and more manageable debt", according to Bloomberg . Toys "R" Us has had a hard task on its hands, seeking to figure a way out of $4.9 billion in debt, particularly $400 million due in 2018 and $1.7 billion more due in 2019.
  • EU's Malmstrom says tariffs not way to solve overcapacity in steel sector

    EU's Malmstrom says tariffs not way to solve overcapacity in steel sector

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    European trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom met USA trade envoy Robert Lighthizer in Brussels on Saturday for what she described as "frank" discussions which "brought no immediate clarity". "We expressed our concern". The two also met with Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Seko, and all three pledged in a statement afterward to work together to fight dumping that hurts jobs and industries around the world.
  • UK inks Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets

    UK inks Saudi deal for 48 Typhoon jets

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    Shares in BAE Systems jumped on Friday, spurred by news that Saudi Arabia had signed a provisional agreement with the UK Government to buy 48 Typhoon fighter jets - a much-needed shot in the arm for the defence company. A final deal would not resurrect those jobs, the company said, but would provide continuing employment to 5,000 people working on the Typhoons.... During Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman three day visit to the United Kingdom he visited Downing Street, met the Queen ...
  • Emergency Cobra committee meeting called over Salisbury attack

    Emergency Cobra committee meeting called over Salisbury attack

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    His son Alexander, 43, died previous year. Skripal's wife, Lyudmila, 59, died of cancer in 2012. Suspicion is mounting that Russian Federation carried out the attempt on their lives as an act of revenge against the former intelligence officer, who was convicted in 2006 of selling state secrets to MI6.
  • Mother arrested by ICE agents as daughter screams in viral video

    Mother arrested by ICE agents as daughter screams in viral video

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    Sotelo-Solis said Morales-Luna and her three daughters were walking to pay rent Saturday when a man dressed in civilian clothes approached, asked her name and then took her into custody. Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, a National City Councilmember, said she felt "sad" and "infuriated" when she saw the video. They also said that Luna had been arrested previously.
  • Ireland beat Scotland win the 2018 Six Nations Rugby title

    Ireland beat Scotland win the 2018 Six Nations Rugby title

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    A five-metre scrum, the last play of the half and Ireland itching for any kind of control and Ringrose not only set the platform, but also looped around Aki on the next phase, before sending Stockdale in for his and Ireland's second score. Ireland punted to the corner, drove the lineout and Murray sniped over the line. "We'll have to look how we can be more clinical", stand-in captain Farrell said.
  • Change your clocks, check your batteries

    Change your clocks, check your batteries

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    The reasoning for Daylight Saving Time is to give people more daylight later in the day during the warmer months of the year. If the manufacture date is more than 10 years old, it is recommended that the smoke alarm be replaced. Sunday night, March 11th, move your clocks forward from 2:00am to 3:00am for Daylight Savings Time. "Once everyone is out and meets there, they stay there" he said.
  • Russian President nonchalant over USA alleged meddling

    Russian President nonchalant over USA alleged meddling

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    I couldn't care less". Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin . Asked if he thinks that the U.S. is regularly meddling in Russian affairs, Putin answered: "always". "Could anyone really believe that Russian Federation, thousands of miles away, influenced the outcome of the election?" "At least send us a piece of paper".
  • Fighters and families start to leave eastern Ghouta

    Fighters and families start to leave eastern Ghouta

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    The two largest groups are Jaish al-Islam and its rival Faylaq al-Rahman. Hamza Hassan, a surgeon working at one of the hospitals in eastern Ghouta, said that staff was overwhelmed with chlorine odour and that he treated 29 children with breathing problems.
  • China hikes defence budget to $175 bn

    China hikes defence budget to $175 bn

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    China's decision to lift presidential term limits, which will allow Xi Jinping to remain the nation's leader indefinitely, was met with gushing enthusiasm by delegates gathered for the annual meeting of the nation's parliament that started Monday.
  • Donald Trump asked key witnesses if Russian Federation investigators were 'nice'

    Donald Trump asked key witnesses if Russian Federation investigators were 'nice'

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    Trump's lawyers believe Mueller will mostly focus on whether Trump obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey . All Mueller has done so far is to financially ruin good, solid, decent people like Michael Flynn by charging them with minor, non-collusion-related offenses that he holds over their heads in the hope of their spilling the beans on Trump and making himself a hero with the inside-Washington, cocktail party, wine sipping, establishment swamp dwellers.