Archive for November 9th, 2018
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Increased flight frequency and seat capacity connecting India to Israel

New Delhi Nov 9  In light of the growing demand for Israel as a tourist destination, the country is set to greet the latest initiatives to further boost outbound travel from India.

With an average load factor exceeding 80% and the increased demand on Air India’s New Delhi-Tel…

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France coach Deschamps calls up Varane for upcoming matches

Paris, Nov 9  France’s national team coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday revealed the team’s roster for the upcoming matches which included Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, who has just recovered from an injury.

Varane was widely expected to be excluded from the squad for an UEFA Nations League…

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Where did Earth’s water originate from?

New York, Nov 9  Earth’s global ocean water may have originated from both asteroidal material and gas left over from the formation of the Sun, according to a new research that gives insights about the development of other planets and their potential to support life.

Researchers noted that since…

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Foggy Friday morning, air quality remains severe

New Delhi, Nov 9  It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Friday as the air quality remained at “severe” levels with the minimum temperature recorded at 11 degrees Celsius.

“The sky will be clear with fog or mist in the early morning with smoke or haze later…

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Surveen Chawla announces her pregnancy

Mumbai, Nov 9  Actress Surveen Chawla, who surprised everyone a few months ago by revealing that she has been married for two years, is now expecting her first child.

Announcing the news of her pregnancy, the actress who has graduated from television to films, on Thursday took to Instagram and…

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Smoking, diabetes & hypertension spike heart attack risk in women

London, Nov 9 Although men are at greater risk of heart attack than women, unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, besides diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of heart attack in the fairer sex than in their male counterparts, a new study has found.

The study showed that an elevated risk…

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Chinese shares open lower

Beijing, Nov 9  Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.55 per cent to open at 2,621.24 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.62 per cent lower at 7,650.17 points, Xinhua news agency reported…

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US crackdown on asylum for migrants

Washington, Nov 9  Illegal migrants entering the US through its southern border will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule, the Donald Trump administration has said.

Announced by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security on Thursday, the ruling would stop asylum for those who breach any…

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