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The World Bank (WB) has approved a $129.2-million aid to Nepal to support the delivery of essential heath services to the poor.
The Second Heath, Nutrition and Population and HIV/AIDS Project approved by the World Bank Wednesday will support the Nepal Health Sector Programme II, the Nepal government’s five year programme (2010-2015), a statement issued by […] Continue reading World Bank pledges $129.2 mn for Nepal’s health sector

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Juan Antonio Samaranch has died in a hospital here Wednesday. He was 89.
Samaranch, who had suffered heart and breathing problems in recent months, was taken to the Quiron hospital after feeling unwell Sunday evening. Although he was able to walk into the hospital, his condition worsened considerably Tuesday, Xinhua […] Continue reading Former IOC president Samaranch dies at 89

Mumbai Indians relied on their rampaging form to outclass Royal Challengers Bangalore by 35 runs and romped into the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Wednesday.
Electing to bat, Mumbai Indians recovered from a bad start to post 184 for five in 20 overs. Their in-form skipper Sachin Tendulkar was out early, but Ambati […] Continue reading Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers, enter IPL final

A research shows that men who believe in love at first sight are three times more likely to cheat on their partner.
For 75 percent of single men and 80 percent of single women it takes at least five dates over a number of weeks to decide whether or not to get serious, reports
Researchers for […] Continue reading Love at first sight? You can be a cheat

Despite protests, Kelly Clarkson will go ahead with cigarette-sponsored show in Jakarta Former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson says she will perform in Indonesia despite growing protests Thursday from fans and anti-tobacco groups unhappy over a cigarette company’s sponsorship of her upcoming show. Clarkson said in a posting on her blog that she was surprised to learn that billboards … Continue reading Kelly Clarkson refuses to cancel Indonesia concert