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First Kickboxing event between USA and Cuba

Kickboxing

Cuba and the US teams are going to meet on Friday for their first friendly kickboxing event in Havana. Low kickboxing and K-1 rules will apply at the event, Xinhua cited the organisers as saying. Eric Gutierrez, an official from the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) said that the event will include 10 fights with three ...

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Life turning miserable in Chennai

Chennai

Life for people in worsening in a continuous manner at Tamil Nadu’s Chennai though the rains have stopped in the capital. The residents informs that many  areas in Chennai still remain under water and supplies of essentials was difficult. “Water logging continues to be there. The only mercy was that there were no rains,” said Viswanath, a resident. The water ...

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Three to four cups of coffee can reduce diabetes risk

Coffee

A laudable interest of news for all the coffee lovers, it says drinking three to four cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, said a new study. Danish scientists in his study have identified two compounds that contribute to this health benefit, adding that this knowledge can help them develop new medications to ...

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Australia reassures of hunting MH370

Australia

The official authorities of Australia have assured that they will find out the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 within the current search area. Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Warren Truss held a press conference on Thursday and announced that more than three-quarters of a “hot spot” area within the current search zone had been scoured for the plane that disappeared ...

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India will cut down emissions up to 35 percent by 2050

India

Union minister of state for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that by 2030, India is committed to cutting down emission of greenhouse gases up to 35 percent “India is a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Unfccc). All parties to Unfcc have been requested to submit their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) ...

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Rain subside though suffering continues in Chennai

Chennai

The flood-hit Chennai has majorly hampered the normal life of people and seems is in no hurry to settle. While there temporary respite for the citizens was provided as the rains stopped since Wednesday night. However, the dark the sky has threatened more downpours. The central government has declared the city as disaster zone. The water level on the roads ...

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Volkswagen sales in US dropped post emission scandal

Volkswagen

Volkswagen US announced their lackluster sales figures which showing a large scale drop during the month of November. As per the estimate, even less than 24,000 Volkswagen cars were sold in the month of November, posting a drop of 24.7 percent, Xinhua quoted the group as saying on Tuesday. Following the release of November sales figures, Volkswagen stocks fell over ...

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New study: Almonds now more healthier than before

Almonds

Almonds who were earlier believed of carrying some amount of calories have been found 20 percent lower originally as per the new study. It was published by American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) which provided a new understanding of the calorie count in almonds which can help manage food cravings and aid in weight management. In order to measure calories ...

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Facebook CEO and his wife to vow 99 percent shares for Humanitarian cause

Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have committed to donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares of about $45 billion, for children in order to advance human potential and promote equality. As the couple welcomed their first girl child Maxima Chan Zuckerberg or “Max” on Tuesday, referring as the “Chan Zuckerberg Initiative” , said they have created a ...

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Chris Brown cancels Australian tour post visa denial

Chris Brown

US rapper Chris Brown dropped the Australian leg of his world tour after he was unable to secure a visa due to the country’s hard-line stance on domestic violence. Chris Brown’s tour to Australia and New Zealand would not go ahead, Ticketek, the rapper’s Australian ticket sales distributer, said in a press release on Wednesday. The 26-year-old’s visa request was ...

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