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5 foods that can control diabetes

Here’s what to eat if you want to control your blood sugar levels. Dates: This brown and sticky fruit not only has a sweet taste but is rich in fiber, making it a diabetes-friendly snack. According to a study, they are richer in antioxidants as compared to a serving of grapes, oranges, broccoli and peppers. Have raw dates or stuff ...

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THE UK BASED INDIAN CATERING INDUSTRY MUST BE SAVED

Barrister Nazir Ahmed :: The UK based Indian catering industry is a unique and flourishing British industry that is worth around £4.5bn and employing more than 100,000 people.  This industry has been contributing approximately £1.5bn every year towards the British economy.  With this industry more than a million people are directly or indirectly involved. The Indian curry outlets in the ...

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AirAsia crash: misunderstanding between captain and co-pilot blamed

A mid-air miscommunication between pilot and co-pilot in response to a recurring technical issue caused AirAsia flight QZ8501 to plunge into the Java Sea last December, Indonesian investigators have said. The Airbus A320-200 was en route to Singapore from the Indonesian city of Surabaya on the morning of 28 December when it lost contact with air traffic control 42 minutes ...

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Pakistan denies war crimes, atrocities

Rejecting insinuation of complicity in committing crimes or war atrocities in 1971, Pakistan yesterday summoned Bangladesh acting High Commissioner in Islamabad, apparently in retaliation to the summoning of its envoy to Dhaka about a week ago. “The Acting High Commissioner of Bangladesh was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today (Monday) by Director General (SA & SAARC) and was ...

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Saudi women candidates begin 1st election campaign

Saudi women running for public office next month for the first time ever begin campaigning Sunday in another step forward for women’s rights in the conservative kingdom’s slow democratic process. Around 900 women are standing in the December 12 municipal elections, which will also be the first time females have been allowed to participate in choosing officials. “This is one ...

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Turkey ‘shot down plane for IS oil’

Russia has accused Turkey of shooting down its warplane near the border with Syria in order to protect its oil trade with the Islamic State (IS) group. Speaking at international talks on climate change in Paris, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the downing of the plane a “huge mistake”. Turkey has denied any ties to IS and is part of ...

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World leaders speak at COP21 FATE OF DEAL RESTS WITH YOU: BAN KI-MOON

Let me be clear: The fate of the Paris agreement rests with you. The future of your people, the future of our planet. We have never faced such a test — a political moment like this may not come again, said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. FUTURE OF LIFE AT STAKE: HOLLANDE Never have the stakes of an international meeting ...

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Labour MPs to get free vote on Syria

Jeremy Corbyn says he will grant Labour MPs a free vote on UK air strikes in Syria – with a Commons debate expected on Wednesday. Mr Corbyn’s spokesman said the shadow cabinet had “accepted his recommendation” of a free vote. He has also requested a two-day debate in the House of Commons beforehand. BBC chief political correspondent Vicki Young said ...

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Muslim woman ‘held for 13 hours’ at Heathrow Airport

An American Muslim was detained for 13 hours after flying into a UK airport because of her faith, she says. Ayan Mohamud, 18, who arrived at Heathrow Airport, said she felt she was being “judged” in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. “I wasn’t expecting to be interrogated or held in a room for hours,” said Ms Mohamud, who ...

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