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Meghan makes surprise appearance at British Fashion Awards

Givenchy´s artistic director Clare Waight Keller Monday received the British designer of the year womenswear award from Meghan Markle, whose dress she designed for her wedding to Prince Harry. "It is such a pleasure to be here celebrating British fashion," Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, said at the star-studded annual Fashion Awards at the Albert Hall. The former US actress,...

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Millions of women in Pakistan are at risk of breast cancer

Web Desk: Genetic disposition along with environmental factors, mainly linked to lifestyle, has presently exposed one out of every 8 to 9 woman in Pakistan at risk to be inflicted with breast cancer. October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month globally and Pink Ribbon observes it in Pakistan as Pinktober. The theme of this year’s campaign is #SaveThe9th which...

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Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter marries wine merchant Jack Brooksbank

WINDSOR: Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain’s second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank. Eugenie, 28, daughter of the queen’s third child, Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, tied the knot with Brooksbank, 32, in a traditional ceremony at Windsor Castle’s...

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C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 per cent worldwide

LONDON: Rates of cesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12 to 21 per cent worldwide - new research has found, with the life-saving surgery unavailable to many women in poor countries while often over-used in richer ones. The research, published in The Lancet medical journal on Thursday, found that 60 per cent of countries overuse...

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The world’s most finest cities for 2018 revealed

Tokyo and Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende share this year’s title of world’s best cities in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. For the 2018 edition of the awards, editors tried something a little different this year, dividing the winners into two distinct categories: the world’s best small cities and the world’s best big cities. In the category of...

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Treating Sleep apnea may improve stroke outcomes

NEW YORK: Treating a common sleep disorder immediately after a stroke or mini-stroke may improve patients neurological symptoms and daily functioning, a small study suggests. At least 25 million adults in the U.S. have obstructive sleep apnea, which causes their airway to close, briefly halting breathing, for a few seconds multiple times during sleep. The condition has been linked with...

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In a first, HIV-positive mother donates liver to save her child’s life

Faced with the only chance to save a child's life, doctors in South Africa have performed a medical first -- transplanting part of the liver from a HIV-positive mother into her HIV-negative child, it was announced Thursday. The doctors at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg revealed that one year after the operation, the child may not have caught the...

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Wife of Malaysia’s former PM, Rosmah Mansor known for moneyed lifestyle arrested

On Wednesday, Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Najib Razak, the disgraced former Malaysian prime minister, was arrested at the headquarters of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative capital. She is expected to be charged Thursday morning with multiple counts of money laundering. She had already appeared three times before anticorruption investigators, answering questions on topics including more than...

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ADB president says 300 million people in Asia-Pacific region faces water scarcity

MANILA: On Tuesday, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) president revealed that about 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water. ADB President Takehiko Nakaos comments came during the opening of the Asia Water Forum 2018 at the institutions headquarters in Manila. About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do...

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Smoking Kills: LHC bans smoking at educational institutes and offices

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered strict implementation of a ban on smoking at workplaces and educational institutions. While hearing a petition regarding the smoking ban, Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi said smoking was banned in public offices and educational institutions. The Punjab chief secretary suggested that the court issue a notice ordering the strict implementation of the law to...

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The End of Plastic: Eco-fashion becomes catwalk reality

It may have been a long time coming, but eco-fashion is no longer a hippie pipe dream. Biker jackets made from pineapple leaves and leather tanned with olive extract rather than hugely polluting chemicals are now within reach, experts say. Everyone from young avant garde designers to the big-name brands are racing to hop on the bandwagon, with trainers with...

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Antibody therapy suppresses HIV for weeks at a time: study

Scientists in the US said Wednesday they have discovered a way to suppress HIV in patients for months at a time using a twin dose of antibodies that could revolutionise how the disease is treated. Globally, a record number of people receive antiretroviral drugs to manage HIV, but they must follow strict medical regimes to stay healthy, typically taking pills...

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Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia

Facebook said Friday a dating service it teased early this year is being rolled out in Colombia. The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners. The new feature, rolled out in Colombia this week, allows users to create a separate...

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Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency´s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally each year, including drink driving, alcohol-induced violence and...

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Yemeni children starve as food and fuel prices soar

More than five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said Wednesday, warning an entire generation may face death and "starvation on an unprecedented scale". The three-year conflict between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels linked to Iran has pushed the already impoverished country to the brink of famine, leaving many...

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Victoria Beckham debuts at home to celebrate decade in fashion

LONDON: Untested in the fashion world, Victoria Beckham launched her VB label in 2008 in New York, across the Atlantic from her native Britain. A decade on, she will exhibit at London Fashion Week for the first time on Sunday, in a triumphant homecoming of sorts for a now widely-respected designer and entrepreneur. The ex-Spice Girls singer oversees an empire...

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Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 despite better prevention

PARIS: Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018 1 with 9.6 million deaths, said a report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This is...

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