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Published on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:09
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BlueBerries 630px 14 07 30Salmon has at times been touted as a cancer preventive. Many nutritionists praise the health benefits of blueberries, kale and cinnamon bark. How does a food get elevated from the grocery aisle to superfood status? One expert, Phil Hagen, a preventive-medicine specialist at the Mayo Clinic's Healthy Living Program in Rochester, Minn., explains why there is more to food than a name.

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Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 16:22
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Cows 630px 14 07 29Even in a country where the cow is revered, a government ministry dedicated to the protection of the animal is a first.

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Published on Monday, 14 July 2014 13:03
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Jade 630px 14 07 14Myanmar, also known as Burma, is one of the world's largest Jade producers - but with trade bound by international sanctions, many of the precious gemstones are smuggled out of the country.

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Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 16:39
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Assassination1 630px 14 07 The 12-metre fishing vessel called the Sithumina left Batticaloa on Sri Lanka's east coast at 2.30am on June 12th.

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Published on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 11:54
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One named Gotabhaya Rajapaksa happens to enter Sri Lanka politics only after Mahinda Rajapaksa becomes president.

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Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 13:17
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In India, chai is more than just a cup of tea to start the day - the thick sweet drink is an integral part of the rhythm of life. Zach Marks and Resham Gellatly have been documenting the culture of Indian chai and the people who sell it - known as chai wallahs.

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Published on Monday, 30 June 2014 10:36
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Hejaz 410px 13 06 30One of the first travelers in a century to walk through the Hejaz desert of Saudi Arabia, Paul Salopek encounters a fabled past of caravans and pilgrims, of empires come and gone.

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Published on Friday, 20 June 2014 17:13
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JapanManga 630px 14 06 20They stare wide-eyed from the pages of magazines, childlike in stature but engaged in extremely explicit sexual activities.

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Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 15:04
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Tamil 630px 14 056 04This is something that everyone knows, Sri Lanka was engaged in a conflict with the Liberation of Tamil Tiger Eelam (LTTE)-considered as the 
most ruthless terrorist organisation in the world-for 30 long years.

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Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 16:53
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Glyphosate 630px 14 03 24It is reported that the widely used herbicide, glyphosate has been banned because of its link to kidney disease. Pesticides are environmentally undesirable but our current agricultural practices heavily depend on this pesticide popularly known as roundup. However, there is no compelling scientific evidence to link glyphosate to kidney disease.

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Published on Thursday, 13 March 2014 12:33
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WWW 630px 14 03 13                                                                                                                                              Imagining life without Google, Facebook and Twitter is almost impossible today. But, internet itself was a dark reality until 25 years ago. It was on March 12, 1989 that the world wide web (www) was born, thus marking its 25th birth anniversary today. But it was only in the mid-90s that web came into public life and changed the world in so many ways than one could have imagined.

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