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Child obesity: WHO raises new alarm

GENEVA: The number of obese and overweight children in the world could balloon from 44 million in 2012 to 75 million in 2025, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.



‘Purge’ sequel revisits near-future nightmare

LOS ANGELES: The gulf between rich and poor; America’s culture of violence; freedom pushed to its extreme limits: “The Purge: Anarchy” may be primarily an action movie, but it broaches some highly pol



Asha Bhosle denounces ‘vulgar’ lyrics in Bollywood songs

MUMBAI: Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle is dismayed at the ongoing trend of what she says are “lewd” lyrics in Bollywood songs, said a report published on The Hindustan Times.






Drones take flight into a world of possibilities

Like a well-trained dog, the HEXO+ follows you faithfully wherever you go. But it doesn’t walk besides you — it’s airborne.

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