TOPSHOT - An Indian boy pulls his bicycle through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on August 29, 2017.Heavy rain brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a virtual standstill on August 29, flooding streets, causing transport chaos and prompting warnings to stay indoors. Dozens of flights and local train services were cancelled as rains lashed the coastal city of nearly 20 million people. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)
The most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade has led to at least 20 deaths, left parts of Texas and Louisiana submerged by floodwater and caused billions of dollars in damage...
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Disney is apparently struggling to cast their new live-action "Aladdin," and we can't possibly imagine why. The studio is attempting to avoid a whitewashing catastrophe by casting the classic tale wit...
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Buddhists around the world are honoring the birth, enlightenment, and death of their spiritual leader with a bright, colorful festival called Vesak Day. Vesak Day (also known as Waisak, Wesak, or Budd...
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A maang tikka, known to some as a tikli, is a traditional South Asian accessory typically worn by brides from the center part of their hair to the forehead, over the ajna chakra. It symbolizes the bri...
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Whether your nose is long and narrow or short and wide, you may have your ancestors' climate to thank. New anthropological research finds that nose shape is formed through a process of natural selecti...
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Pakistan is only incidental in the broader vision that Moscow has for itself.
Aziz Ansari will host his first-ever "Saturday Night Live" episode on Jan. 21, the comedy sketch show announced Tuesday. The honor of hosting the iconic show has been a long time coming for the actor,...
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A shot of the hepatitis B vaccine within 24 hours of birth can help save hundreds of thousands of lives each year. When followed up with at least two more doses of the vaccine during the first year of life, the birth dose protects newborns from mother-to-child transmission of the liver-wasting disease, and also guards against infection during a period when the virus is most damaging to future health. Yet, many practitioners are unaware of or ignore this need.
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In an exclusive interview to the Huffington Post, Sharma talks frankly about the economic winners and losers over the next few years.
A democratic choice must prevail, even if it is a wrong one. Yet in Britain, there are voters who are feeling unsure of having voted Leave. It's tragi-comic how Google reports the British were Googlin...
Why has Islamabad repeatedly turned a deaf ear to American calls to target the Haqqani Network? Understanding the complex dynamics surrounding the Haqqani Network, including the extent to which it is supported by Pakistan, and what this ultimately means for the future of peace in South Asia is very crucial to answer this question.
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Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s ‘Azadi’ slogan that has become quite popular across the country is not actually inspired by Kashmiri separatists as is widely believ...
The standard of sports in a country is a useful indicator to gauge its population's overall health, prosperity, and access to resources. Building a champion sportsperson requires talent to be nurtured with high-quality coaching, facilities and opportunities. Women also contribute to medal tallies and societies where women are empowered and free, naturally demonstrate superior sporting performance as well.