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Luxembourg to become the first country to make public transport free. How about planning a trip soon?

Luxembourg is set to make public transport free by 2019. (Source: Trougnouf/WikimediaCommons) Luxembourg is all set to become the first country in the world to abolish all fares on public transport by next summer. Hoping it would encourage a shift away from private cars and vehicles and solve problems such as traffic ...

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‘HIV self-screening test has potential to become major game-changer in country’

Dr Samiran Panda, director, National AIDS Research Institute. December 1 marked the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. On the occasion, Director of NARI, Dr Samiran Panda, underscores the importance of HIV testing. This year’s theme is ‘Know your status’. Panda tells Anuradha Mascarenhas that there is a need for ...

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Bend it like Beckham, only better! Women footballers across the country show you how | brunch | feature

Bend it like Beckham, only better! Women footballers across the country show you how | brunch | feature

Like many girls, Afshan Ashiq began playing football with the boys from her building. It was only years later, on the persuasion of her college coach, that Ashiq really began playing the game seriously. And then, one summer last June, she received an invitation from Sabir Shaikh, a Mumbai-based football ...

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Contraception in African country: Health workers in Rwanda use Bible to spread family planning message

Written by Abantika Ghosh | Rwamagana | Updated: November 13, 2018 12:05:43 am The law in Rwanda requires consent from husbands before wives can opt for any permanent contraceptive method. Talking family planning can never be easy in a mixed religious, conservative population, where it is normal for a woman ...

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Iceland is the safest country to visit, while India is the fourth dangerous: Report

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 12, 2018 7:14:10 pm To compile the list, Which? Travel picked 20 of the most popular holiday destinations around the world. (Source: Pixabay) Which? Travel recently ranked 20 of the most popular destinations around the world for its safety. It took ...

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Durga Puja 2018: Celebrate the festival by visiting these best pandals from across the country | art and culture

Durga Puja 2018: Celebrate the festival by visiting these best pandals from across the country | art and culture

Durga Puja, celebrated during the nine days of Navratri, is one of the most anticipated festivals across the country. Goddess Durga and her 9-day long battle with Mashishasura and her eventual win over the demon on the 10th day (observed as Dussehra) is celebrated with great festivities and revelry. We ...

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India is world’s most depressed country with most numbers of anxiety, bipolar disorder cases

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 15, 2018 7:47:13 pm Dead end: When it feels like the world is collapsing. (Source: File Photo) Most of us still don’t like to talk about mental health in public. It is imperative that we do because according to a World ...

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Country Artist Hunter Miller Opens up About the Journey of Making Music

Country Artist Hunter Miller Opens up About the Journey of Making Music

Among one of this year’s most defining trends in music, the country genre has embraced a new aesthetic that blends pop, rock and hip-hop with its sound and style. Thanks to streaming platforms contributing to the evolution of the musical landscape, this cross-pollination has opened doors for artists looking to ...

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This tiny European country has become the fastest-growing tourist destination

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 2, 2018 7:37:55 pm San Marino in northern Italy consists of a population of 33,562. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty Images) One of the smallest countries in the world, San Marino is a 61 square kilometer mini region situated in the north of Italy. According ...

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For Home and Country | The Indian Express

Written by Tora Agarwala | New Delhi | Published: September 20, 2018 11:58:56 pm Four years later, III Smoking Barrells, directed by Dey and produced by Malpani, is the first commercial film from and of the Northeast. It was a conversation in a car between two old friends that led ...

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