Priyanka Chopra advocates timely intervention for asthma

Priyanka Chopra advocates timely intervention for asthma

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who suffers from asthma, has partnered with Cipla Respiratory to create awareness about the condition and break the stigma surrounding its treatment. She has advocated timely intervention that can help one have a better quality of life.   “As someone who is asthmatic, I can say that there is social stigma associated […]

Brazil mourns blaze at National Museum, seeks answers to ‘tragedy foretold’

Brazil mourns blaze at National Museum, seeks answers to ‘tragedy foretold’

People watch as a fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 2. (REUTERS Photo)   RIO DE JANEIRO, September 3 (Reuters):Brazil on Monday mourned a fire that destroyed its National Museum, a cherished historical repository that lacked a sprinkler system and was reeling from years of financial […]

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

September 3 (Reuters): Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah have been nominated as finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, world soccer’s governing body announced on Monday.   Ronaldo, who has won the award for the last two years, helped Real Madrid claim a third consecutive Champions League crown before securing a transfer […]

Cricket: Alastair Cook ends England career with ‘nothing left in the tank’

Cricket: Alastair Cook ends England career with ‘nothing left in the tank’

LONDON, September 3 (Reuters): Alastair Cook, England’s leading test run-scorer, will retire from international cricket after this week’s fifth test against India, the 33-year-old said on Monday.   The left-handed opening batsman, who captained England in 59 tests, admitted there was “nothing left in the tank” after enduring a poor run of form in nine […]

Algeria’s Bouteflika eases grip of military with dismissal of generals

Algeria’s Bouteflika eases grip of military with dismissal of generals

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looks on during a swearing-in ceremony in Algiers. (REUTERS File Photo) ALGIERS, September 3 (Reuters): Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been dismissing generals to tighten his grip on power ahead of him possibly seeking re-election next year and to diminish the power of the military, analysts and diplomats said.   Two weeks […]

On Labor Day, Trump hits back at largest union leader

On Labor Day, Trump hits back at largest union leader

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign fundraising luncheon for Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and GOP congressional candidate Mark Harris at Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, NC, US on August 31, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) WASHINGTON, September 3 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump on Labor Day hit back at Richard Trumka, president […]

Germany, France say Ukraine rebel death must not undermine four-way talks

Germany, France say Ukraine rebel death must not undermine four-way talks

Natalia Zakharchenko the widow of Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Zakharchenko mourns during the funeral in Donetsk, Ukraine on September 2. (REUTERS Photo)   BERLIN/PARIS, September 3 (Reuters): The killing of a pro-Russian separatist leader in eastern Ukraine must not undermine talks to resolve the conflict, said France and Germany, which are […]

U.N. human rights chief Bachelet urges Myanmar to free Reuters reporters

U.N. human rights chief Bachelet urges Myanmar to free Reuters reporters

Chile’s former President Michelle Bachelet leaves the Congress after the inauguration ceremony of Chile’s newly sworn in President Sebastian Pinera in Valparaiso, Chile on March 11, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) GENEVA, September 3 (Reuters): U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on Myanmar to free two Reuters journalists jailed on Monday for their […]

Kashmir editors demand to know charges against arrested scribe

Srinagar, September 3 (IANS) The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Police to make public the charges against an arrested Srinagar-based journalist, Aasif Sultan.   Sultan was formally arrested after six days in detention.   “There are disturbing reports about reporters being asked to disclose (their) sources,” the Guild said. […]

15,000 FB likes, 5,000 Twitter followers must to get MP Cong ticket

15,000 FB likes, 5,000 Twitter followers must to get MP Cong ticket

Morung Express News Dimapur | September 3 Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections, the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee has made it mandatory for the party members, especially the aspiring candidates, to be active on social media, the ANI News Agency reported.   In a letter, dated September 2, the report said,  the MPCC has asked […]

World Court weighs Britain’s claim to Chagos Islands

World Court weighs Britain’s claim to Chagos Islands

 Diego Garcia, the largest island in the Chagos archipelago and site of a major United States military base in the middle of the Indian Ocean leased from Britain in 1966. (REUTERS File Photo)   THE HAGUE, September 3 (Reuters): Mauritius argued at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that Britain had unduly pressured it […]

Brazil court bans campaign ads showing ex-president Lula as candidate

Brazil court bans campaign ads showing ex-president Lula as candidate

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a rally in Curitiba, Brazil on March 28, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) BRASÍLIA, September 3 (Reuters): Brazil’s top electoral court has banned political campaign ads showing former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as a candidate, according to a ruling made on Sunday in response to […]