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Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education? Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra

Iraq’s vast oil wealth once paid for some of the best health services in the Middle East. But decades of conflict and political unrest have

Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets

Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were

Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing

It is well-accepted that getting outside is good for both physical and mental health. But now scientists have figured out that we should be spending a

Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

LUSAKA: Vedanta Resources on Tuesday plans to challenge the appointment of a provisional liquidator and the intended winding up of its Zambian business without the chance to

California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants

California is set to become the first US state to extend healthcare benefits to some low-income, undocumented immigrants. Democrats in the state legislature on Sunday agreed to

Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education?

At 484 pages, the National Education Policy 2019 (NEP) is not only the longest policy draft by any government, it is also repetitive, didactic and verbose. Much

Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Harsh Vardhan had this week written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, asking them to join the Jan Aarogya Yojana, a

Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business

Jeff Bezos has a message for budding entrepreneurs: be ready to take big risks and fail. Bezos delivered that message at Amazon’s re:Mars conference on

Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

A first review makes for a collective sigh of relief – the draft report of the new National Education Policy 2019 is devoid of any

Defense contractors pay $8M to settle defective flares allegations

Defense contractors pay $8M to settle defective flares allegations

WASHINGTON, March 29 — Two U.S. Defense contractors are settling allegations of selling defective counter-measure flares to the U.S. Army in violation of the False Claims Act. The U.S. Justice Department identified the companies as the Kilgore Flares Company of [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
Preterm births tied to smog cost U.S. billions

Preterm births tied to smog cost U.S. billions

TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 — Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of preterm birth, and the consequences may be costing the United States more than $4 billion a year, a new study estimates. In recent years, a number [...]

March 29, 2016 Health
Britain contracts for Hawk trainer aircraft support

Britain contracts for Hawk trainer aircraft support

LONDON, March 29 — Britain’s Ministry of Defense has committed more than $527 million for four contracts for continued in-service support of Hawk training aircraft. The fleet of Hawk TMk1 and TMk2 aircraft made by BAE Systems are used by [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
New vaccine may prevent multiple strains of the flu

New vaccine may prevent multiple strains of the flu

ATHENS, Ga., March 29  — Each year, researchers identify influenza strains expected to circulate during flu season and manufacture a vaccine aimed at them. Many years, strains not expected to pose a threat emerge, sickening people who have been vaccinated. [...]

March 29, 2016 Health
CACI International wins $180 million geospatial intel contract

CACI International wins $180 million geospatial intel contract

ARLINGTON, Va., March 29  —Geospatial analytic support services are to be provided to the U.S. Special Operations Command by CACI International. The contract issued to the company has a one-year base performance period with four one-year options. The prime contract [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
Vijender invites Tendulkar for WBO Asia bout

Vijender invites Tendulkar for WBO Asia bout

Vijender Singh on Saturday invited Sachin Tendulkar for his WBO Asia title fight here and briefed the cricketer about the structure and future of professional boxing. The Beijing Olympics bronze medallist, who is a huge fan of Tendulkar, met him [...]

March 27, 2016 News
World T20 championships: Afghanistan stuns West Indies

World T20 championships: Afghanistan stuns West Indies

Afghanistan stunned West Indies by 6 runs in the World T20 championship match in Mohali on Sunday. Chasing a target of 124, West Indies could manage only 117 for 8 . Despite this defeat, West Indies topped their group and [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has refused to attend meetings of the fact-finding committee of the Cricket Board to probe into the national team’s poor performance in the Asia Cup and World T20. “Every time we do badly in a [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Pakistan team arrives to hostile reception

Pakistan team arrives to hostile reception

The Pakistan cricket team, sans captain Shahid Afridi, returned to a hostile reception in Lahore and Karachi after its disastrous World Twenty20 campaign which also included a loss to arch-foes India. The team returned home in batches in Lahore and [...]

March 27, 2016 News
Style gurus: the top 10 UK interiors blogs

Style gurus: the top 10 UK interiors blogs

Curating a creative space needn’t be pricey and inaccessible, as these innovative bloggers prove. Hannah in The House Hannah In The House was established in 2010. After completing a degree in decorative arts, and working in the interiors industry for [...]

March 27, 2016 Home Deco
Finishing touches: accessories for the home

Finishing touches: accessories for the home

Get creative with your home accessories with this handy guide from interiors guru Alison Cork. Something for every style Casafina is the new shopping destination for your home. Members have access to exclusive savings of up to 70 per cent [...]

March 27, 2016 Home Deco
Q&A with Molly from the Secret Linen Store

Q&A with Molly from the Secret Linen Store

During the spring of 2013, sisters Molly and Harriet had an unusually productive cup of coffee. Knowing that their dream had always been to work together, this particular blend of Monmouth brought them to their senses and they finally decided [...]

March 27, 2016 News