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‘France will destroy IS’: Hollande

France is committed to “destroying” the so-called Islamic State group after Friday’s deadly attacks, President Francois Hollande has said. He said he would table a bill to extend the state of emergency declared after the attacks for three months and would suggest changes to the constitution. France’s military campaign against IS in Iraq and Syria will also intensify. IS says ...

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British Curry Awards 2015 in association with Kukd.com honours excellence in The UK Curry Industry

Benchmark award ceremony pays homage to the unsung heroes behind the UK’s favourite dish as industry faces continued challenges The UK’s favourite cuisine will once again be celebrated at the 11th, annual British Curry Awards in association with Kukd.com on Monday 30th November at Battersea Evolution, London. The industry at large, foodies, celebrities, MP’s and dignitaries will collectively pay homage ...

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Fifth RadhaRaman Folk Festival in Leeds on 5 and 6 December 2015

RadhaRaman Society is celebrating its half-decade of the two-day RadhaRaman Folk Festival, the event of Bengali traditional folk music and luminously colourful folk dance, on 5 and 6 December 2015 at Harehills in Leeds. The festival has included few special performances to celebrate the half-decade of the event and the centenary of RadhaRaman’s death. RadhaRaman was a Bengali folk music ...

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Heroine Katniss finds her ending as ‘The Hunger Games’ closes with war

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,” out in theatres on Nov 20, takes place in the dystopian futuristic nation Panem, and concludes the story that began when Katniss (played by Oscar-winning Jennifer Lawrence) volunteered in place of her younger sister in a fight to the death. Based on Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” trilogy, the films follow Katniss, the ...

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Salman, Sonam promote khadi

Ahmedabad: He is one of Bollywood’s most known and loved faces and this was evident as Salman walked the ramp with his “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” co-star Sonam Kapoor at the IIM campus here to promote khadi as a part of Fashion Design Council of India’s ‘Huts to High Street’ initiative. Not only did he charm the girls with his ...

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Frontal brain wrinkle linked to hallucinations

A study of 153 brain scans has linked a particular furrow, near the front of each hemisphere, to hallucinations in schizophrenia. This fold tends to be shorter in those patients who hallucinate, compared with those who do not. It is an area of the brain that appears to have a role in distinguishing real perceptions from imagined ones. Researchers say ...

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Healthy eating and physical activity to reduce diabetic complication

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that occurs due to absolute insulin deficiency (type-1 diabetes) or inadequate insulin secretion or action (type-2 diabetes). Insulin is needed for entry of glucose into the cells after food metabolism which is hampered in diabetes, resulting in increase blood glucose level. Diabetes, especially the type-2 diabetes is a global epidemic. The largest increase in the ...

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Phones need ‘bed mode’ to protect sleep

  Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic “bedtime mode” that stops them disrupting people’s sleep, says a leading doctor. Prof Paul Gringras argued the setting should filter out the blue light that delays the body clock and keeps people awake later into the evening. The doctor, from Evelina Children’s Hospital in London, said every new model was “bluer ...

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Massive protest against Hindu fundamentalist Modi

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: A massive demonstration against the visiting Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi was held on 12 Nov outside 10 Downing Street where he was meeting British Prime Minister David Cameron. Demonstrators protested Modi’s visit with placards demanding ‘Modi go back’, ‘End attacks on Muslims, Christians & Dalits’, ‘Stop religious persecution’, ‘Modi not welcome’, ‘We will not forget ...

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Deep condolence from the Bengali community

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: International Forum for Secular Bangladesh, UK strongly condemn the barbaric mass killing in Paris by IS on November 13 and expressed solidarity with the government and people of France on their fight against terrorism in the name of Islam. We are deeply shocked, enraged and grief-stricken by IS’s barbaric and cowardly attack on innocent people of ...

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