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Policing degree students take a tea break for Samaritans’ ‘Brew Monday’

  Students studying to be police officers at the University of East London stopped for tea on Brew Monday to acknowledge the great work of the ‘Samaritans’, showing support for the charity’s bid to raise awareness of the need to chat. With the Samaritans answering a call every six seconds listening to someone who is struggling to cope, the University wanted to ...

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Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Google’s chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the technology brings benefits but also “negative consequences.” Sundar Pichai’s comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used. “There is no question in my mind that artificial intelligence needs to be regulated. The question ...

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Prince Harry hopes for calmer future, but not much chance

Photo : Britain’s Prince Harry meets with Prime Minister of Morocco Saadeddine Othmani at the UK Africa Investment Summit in London. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hosting 54 African heads of state or government in London, as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world. Prince Harry says he’s taking a “leap of faith” as he steps back ...

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Depression is a common yet serious illness: Deepika

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Monday said people must understand depression and anxiety are like any other illness and can be treated. She added that her own experience has encouraged her to work for this cause. “My love and hate relationship with this has taught me a lot and I want to tell everyone suffering from this that you are ...

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Nepal rescuers search for 7 as avalanche hits hiking trail

Photo : In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 photo, trekkers wait to be airlifted a day after an avalanche hit Mount Annapurna trail in Nepal. Special Nepalese army and government rescue personnel continued searching Monday for four South Korean trekkers and their three Nepali guides missing since since an avalanche swept across popular mountain trekking route . The avalanche hit ...

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Impeachment trial to begins with rules fight, long days

Photo : President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the White House in Washington to attend the annual economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own verdict at the start of an election year. As the ...

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Adulthood linked to drop in physical activity

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, researchers have found. Many people tend to put on weight as they leave adolescence and move into adulthood and this is the age when the levels of obesity increase the fastest, the study ...

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Tabith Awal comes under attack in city

  BNP’s Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls mayoral candidate Tabith Awal came under attack during election campaign in the city’s Gabtoli area on Monday.  Witnesses said when Tabith and his supporters reached Bajarpara in Gabtoli for election campaign a group of people started throwing brickbats towards them around 11: 15 pm, leaving Tabith  and some of his supporters injured. ...

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Myanmar panel: Security forces likely committed war crimes

Photo : Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, shakes hands with Philippine diplomat Rosario Manalo, a member of the Independent Commission of Enquiry for Rakhine State, at the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. An independent commission established by Myanmar’s government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes in counterinsurgency operations that led more ...

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Awami League MP Ismat Ara Sadique passes away

Awami League lawmaker and former State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique.File Photo Awami League lawmaker and former State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique died at a hospital in the city on Tuesday. She was 78. She breathed her last around 11am at the United Hospital while undergoing treatment there. Ismat, daughter of former education minister ASHK ...

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