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Cases of Zika virus, 20 American countries & 10 in Africa affected: WHO

New York, Jan 23: Twenty countries in the Americas and about 10 in Africa, Asia and the Pacific have reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus infection according to information delivered on Friday by the UN World Health Organization (WHO). “Most are reporting sporadic cases but we have larger outbreaks in Brazil, in Colombia, in El Salvador, in Panama and ...

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World cannot afford to follow American consumption model: CSE

New Delhi, Nov 7 : The world was following the unsustainable American consumption model which was leading to excessive demand for consumer goods and energy, said Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the final day of the Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. The closing session was attended by the French AmbassadorFrancois Richierand Zambian Ambassador Sikapale Chinzewe. Richier said ...

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Getting US visas to take more time as American embassies experience technical snag

New Delhi, June 18 : Getting a visa for travel to United States is likely to take more time as the country’s embassy is experiencing technical problems with their visa systems across the world. Following the problem, all non-immigrant visa interviews scheduled at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi or the U.S. Consulates General in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, or Hyderabad ...

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Priyanka plays lead role in American TV series

Mumbai, May 13 : Actress Priyanak Chopra has added another feather to her cap as she became the first Bollywood star to feature in  to have played a lead role in an American TV series. Priyanka took it to Twitter to share the trailer of her upcoming TV series ‘Quantico’. She plays an FBI agent Alex Parrish, who’s held responsible ...

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American Center and iLEAD host debate

Kolkata, Apr 18 : The American Center Kolkata and the Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Development (iLEAD) jointly hosted the fourth edition of the Jefferson Debates on Friday at iLEAD campus in Kolkata’s Tapsia area. Students from Kolkata’s well known colleges like Jadavpur University, Loreto College, Shri Shikshayatan College, NSHM, United World School of Business and iLEAD joined the debate ...

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American ISIS hostage Kayla Jean Mueller declared dead

Kolkata, Feb 10: USA aid worker, Kayla Jean Mueller, who was held hostage by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been declared dead after her family received an e-mail from the terrorist organisation on Tuesday. The email came as a confirmation of her death, which was initially anticipated following the coalition air strike in Syria, on Friday. ...

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