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India’s old age population hits all time high since Independence

Over the past few decades, China and India have both reaped benefits of their massive demographic dividends that have helped give a push to their economies. The large population of the world’s two most populated countries has also brought forth its own set of challenges. In the last few years a lot has been written about China’s ageing society problem ...

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Trump renews attacks on ‘fake, fake disgusting news’

WILKES-BARRE, Pa.: President Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against the media, claiming at a Pennsylvania rally that the media is the “fake, fake disgusting news” and casting journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed Thursday night in a state that he swiped from the Democrats in 2016 and that is home to a Senate seat he is trying ...

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UN moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

United Nations: The UN Security Council is poised to back a US proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by AFP. North Korea’s humanitarian crisis has left about 10 million people — nearly half of the population – undernourished, ...

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States suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns

Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety. The suit, filed Monday in Seattle, asks a judge to block the federal government’s late-June settlement with Defense Distributed, ...

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Imran Khan’s party considers inviting Modi for oath-ceremony

Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of the SAARC countries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to his oath-taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said on Tuesday. The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections, but it is still short ...

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