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Emoji Power: A New Mosquito Emoticon May Help Battle Diseases Like Dengue

Smartphones have already been identified as tools for surveillance of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks. A mosquito emoji can help get the message home. Mosquitoes are coming. The Unicode Consortium has just announced that alongside your smiling face – or perhaps crying face – emoji you’ll soon be able to add a …

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The Hidden Tragedy In Bangladesh’s Rohingya Refugee Camps

Modina Khatun stared blankly at the hilltop holding the grave of her 5-year-old daughter Romaida, the latest refugee to be buried in a makeshift cemetery overlooking a patchwork of thousands of plastic emergency tents. Khatun’s daughter died on a hot morning last November in Kutupalong, a vast refugee camp in …

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising India’s Fashion And Retail Industry?

Machines are bringing an exciting edge to red carpet couture and daily wear. But can they displace humans? In the 2006 film, The Devil Wears Prada, actor Meryl Streep who plays Miranda Priestly, a powerful fashion editor, gives her new assistant a dressing down for not understanding fashion. She tells …

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Fishy Tale As Olympic Venues Like Gangneung Oval Face Uncertain Future

Thousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the Olympic speed skating competition next month. But afterwards, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish. No definitive future use has been identified for the $120 million building on South Korea’s east coast, one of …

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Blinded By Pellets In Kashmir, ‘Insha Mushtashaq’ A Bravehear Girl Passes Her Class 10 Exams

Insha Mushtaq was one of the youngest victims to have been blinded by the pellet guns used against protesters in Kashmir Valley, has passed her board exams on Tuesday. Insha lost her eyesight after she was hit by hundreds of pellets, mostly on her face, after she opened a window …

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Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum Slump: Why The Cryptocurrency Market Lost Heavily?

The cryptocurrency market is suddenly awash in red. Within 24 hours of CoinMarketCap, a leading global index of digital currency prices, adjusting its listed data by removing a group of Korean cryptocurrency exchanges from its price calculations, total market capitalization crashed by more than $150 billion. All the top 10 …

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‘Am 60 With Youthful Passion And Beauty, Need A Passionate Young Man To Marry’

The white coiffured Sultana Abdullah is a retired Air India hostess who spent more than 30 happy years on the national carrier’s in-flight cabin crew. She is now 60 and is looking for a bookish romantic handsome man to marry. Sultana Abdullah’s principal qualities include her “wicked sense of humour” …

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Used Car Dealer Sales Tricks Exposed

Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also …

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