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WHO could identify online shopping as addictive disorder by 2024: Gartner

By 2023, up to 30 per cent of world news and video content will be authenticated to counter deepfake technology, the report said.

05 Nov 2019 1:46 PM

Kashmiri man, driver arrested for posing as WHO director in K’taka

The man, who hails from Gandrabal district of J&K and identified as Shoukath Ahmad lone, claimed himself to be director of WHO.

25 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Over half of HIV patients in Pak's Sindh province remain without treatment: WHO

As per the WHO report, out of the 751 people who are infected with HIV, 604 are children.

10 Jun 2019 2:27 PM

Women bikers to ride across 25 countries to spread message of 'nari gaurav'

The objective of their trip is to spread the message of 'nari gaurav' (women pride) across the world.

31 May 2019 7:39 PM

WHO says excessive gaming is officially a disorder

Gaming disorder is characterised by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour which may or may not be online.

28 May 2019 10:23 AM

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World Health Organization plagued by travel expense abuses

The UN health agency struggles with travel abuses, while they try to raise funds their fight against Ebola, according to the latest auditors' report.

21 May 2019 4:58 PM

Do senior ccitizens need term Insurance?

A term insurance policy provides low-cost life coverage with no investment benefits. Any person who meets the eligibility criteria can purchase one.

20 May 2019 4:45 AM

India getting drunk more than ever before

China, India contribute to the growing global alcohol thirst according to the latest study by The Lancet journal.

08 May 2019 3:01 PM

Victims, perpetrators of bullying suffer from psychosomatic problems

Both victims and perpetrators suffer as a result of bullying attacks, have trouble with social environment.

07 May 2019 11:28 AM

Measles making a comeback due to millions unvaccinated

UNICEF asserts on the need to get vaccinated for averting the spread of this dangerous but preventable disease.

25 Apr 2019 2:19 PM

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Screen time guidelines for infants and kids

No screen time for babies, only 1 hour for kids under 5: World Health Organization.

24 Apr 2019 9:32 PM

WHO estimates around 150 casualties in battle of Libya's Tripoli

At least 147 people have been killed and 614 wounded in the offensive launched by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar.

15 Apr 2019 8:07 PM

Four million kids develop asthma annually due to traffic

Children of countries like China and India the most vulnerable to developing asthma due to traffic-related pollution: Lancet study.

11 Apr 2019 9:13 PM

Indian HIV patients beat tuberculosis the best

India has rapidly reduced TB deaths among people living with HIV by 84 per cent: UNAIDS.

25 Mar 2019 4:53 PM

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research

A central registry of all human genome editing research was needed “in order to create an open and transparent database of ongoing work.”

21 Mar 2019 1:31 PM

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35 per cent females globally affected by violence: UN

Activists from around the world campaign for treaty to end violence against women.

08 Mar 2019 1:43 PM

Vatican summit on clerical paedophilia a let-down

Pope's vow to battle child sex abuse fails to appease victims, critics.

25 Feb 2019 8:21 PM

Homeschooling your child? Think again

Here's is what parents who homeschool their children need to keep need to be mindful of.

23 Feb 2019 1:40 PM

Cervical cancer free India by 2079

First of its kind study on global scale, reveals that medium developed countries like India could be cervical cancer free in the next 60 years.

21 Feb 2019 4:04 PM

Health perils of 2019

The World Health Organization recently listed 10 threats to global health in 2019.

22 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

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