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Being a vegan helps lose weight: Study
Taipei, July 1 (IANS) If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss plans, says a study.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 2:12:13 PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest parliamentary election
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday announced that he would contest the August 17 parliamentary elections.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 2:02:14 PM

Demba Ba transferred to Shanghai Shenhua
Istanbul, July 1 (IANS) Turkish football club Besiktas have confirmed the transfer of their Senegalese striker Demba Ba to Chinese Super League team Shanghai Shenhua.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 1:38:02 PM

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner to divorce
Los Angleles, July 1 (IANS) Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have announced they are divorcing each other after 10 years of their marriage.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 1:36:14 PM

BCB not fretting about Bangladesh's Champions Trophy berth
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has shrugged off claims that it is worried about the country's participation in the Champions Trophy following the proposal of a tri-series involving West Indies, Pakistan and hosts Zimbabwe.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 1:06:12 PM

Modi's greetings to Chinese counterpart goes viral
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's greetings to Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party's establishment has gone viral in China.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:58:05 PM

New inherited form of obesity, diabetes discovered
In addition to an increased appetite leading to severe weight problems from childhood, she had Type-2 diabetes, learning difficulties and reproductive problems.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:38:04 PM

Indonesian plane crash: 142 body bags taken to site
Jakarta, July 1 (IANS) A total of 142 body bags have been taken to the site where an Indonesian military plane crashed on Tuesday in Medan city, officials said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:32:06 PM

Military hotline between India, China to be set up soon
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) A military hotline been the armed forces headquarters of India and China is expected to become operational soon, according to defence ministry officials here.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:32:17 AM

No new MERS cases in South Korea
Seoul, July 1 (IANS) No new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were reported in South Korea on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:16:19 AM

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