Thursday, 27 June, 2019


UAE fighting hard malnutrition issues: Minister

Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Minister of Environment and Water Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad Tuesday said his government is making strenuous efforts to address malnutrition issues as part of its national food security strategy and human development. read more... Read More »

Wood fires and diesel cars pose pollution threat – EU watchdog

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Air pollution is dangerously high across many parts of Europe, resulting in premature deaths, ill health and huge economic losses linked to reduced crop yields, Europe's environmental watchdog said on Tuesday. While emissions of some pollutants have declined sharply in Europe in recent decades, more diesel cars and a rise in wood burning by households as a ... Read More »

Striker Cole relishing second chance with West Ham

LONDON (Reuters) – Had Carlton Cole’s career continued its upward curve he may have been leading England’s attack against Poland on Tuesday but instead the striker is just pleased to have been handed a second chance with West Ham United. Former Chelsea player Cole, who has made seven appearances for his country, all as substitute, was allowed to leave West ... Read More »

Fitness experts extol machine-less workout

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) – Man versus machines? In the realm of fitness at least man seems to be winning. Despite a gym floor bulging with weight-lifting equipment, fitness experts said the only thing people need to push, pull and lift is the weight of their own body. "If more people knew you could get a good physique ... Read More »

Norway orders review of $790 bln wealth fund

By Balazs Koranyi OSLO (Reuters) – Norway has ordered a review of its $790 billion wealth fund, one of the world’s biggest investors whose largesse helps underpin Norway’s generous social benefits, responding to concerns that the fund is unwieldy and its returns too low. The government also in a regular review of the fund’s investment ethics ordered it to sell ... Read More »

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