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Climate change, other calamities displace 6.8m in 10 yrs

Natural disasters have affected one-fourth of the country’s population in one way or the other over the past decade. Around 6.8 million people were displaced in these 10 years due to various ...

Climate change, other calamities displace 6.8m in 10 yrs

World population likely to reach 9.7b in 2050: UN

The world's population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report launched on ...

World population likely to reach 9.7b in 2050: UN

'Populist school' in Italy at risk

The man behind a would-be "gladiator school" for populists has big plans for a 13th-century Italian monastery where students from across the globe will learn how to "defend the West".But trouble is ...

'Populist school' in Italy at risk

Pakistani finds fame as 'Game of Thrones' doppelganger

Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan had never heard of the Game of Thrones -- or its hugely popular character Tyrion Lannister -- until his striking resemblance to the dwarf anti-hero got heads turning at ...

Pakistani finds fame as 'Game of Thrones' doppelganger

Reducing child marriage vital to reduce adolescent fertility

Active participation of women in family planning activities is key to resolving the population problem of Bangladesh, a roundtable was told on Saturday.Such an approach will help the country attain ...

Reducing child marriage vital to reduce adolescent fertility

Spotify files $1b IPO

Leading music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday announced a long-awaited initial public offering, seeking up to $1 billion as it lists its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.In its filing, ...

Spotify files $1b IPO

Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestess

Egyptian archaeologists on Saturday unveiled a 4400-year-old tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess adorned with well-preserved and rare wall paintings.Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany told reporters ...

Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestess

Facebook emphasises friends, not news

Facebook Inc on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centrepiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the ...

Facebook emphasises friends, not news
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