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Bisphenol-A, which is regarded as an endocrine disrupting chemical is found in dense concentration in all receipts and prolonged exposure could adversely impact the health of men, women and children.

A recent report has revealed that your ATM slips, or your bills from your local grocery store, petrol-pump, or any other receipt could expose you to a toxic chemical ‘Bisphenol-A’ (BPA), which is an ‘Edocrine disrupting chemical’ which can cause irritation in the eyes and disturbances of the central nervous system.

In an unprecedented move, four judges of the Supreme Court of India raised their grave concerns about the state of judiciary and through it democracy in India

The US could "conceivably" remain party to the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump has said.

The woes of a fractured Bharatiya Janata Party in the upcoming Karnataka State Assembly Elections have worsened with Anand Asnutikar, joining the Janata Dal (S) on Monday, January 15. Asnutikar, a former Minister in the Yedurappa government, is one of the BJPs most senior leaders in its bastion of Uttara Kannada. At a function held in his constituency, the leader along with several of his followers, joined the JD(S) in the presence of its founder and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and his son HD Kumaraswamy. 

The Left alliance’s Party Unification Coordination Committee is likely to form two joint task forces on January 9, to work on the unified party’s structure and political ideology, according to The Himalayan Times.

A Special CBI court on January 6,  awarded three and a half years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs five lakh on former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.4 crore from the Deoghar treasury.The court of special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the punishment to Yadav under Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) 420 (cheating, dishonestly),

The United States and South Korea completed the first round of talks on reviewing a bilateral trade deal on January 5, with Washington saying there was "much work to do" to reach a new agreement.

The publication of the first draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam figured prominently in the Lok Sabha on January 14, with Trinamool Congress members alleging that the entire exercise was being carried out as part of a "conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from the state.

In an effort to strengthen Navy and Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 2, cleared two procurement proposals worth of Rs 1714 crore.

An unprepared Nepal has been blindsided by the glitter of proposed Chinese investments which could compromise its sovereignty
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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has decided to keep Yemen’s main Hodeidah port open for a month, the coalition said on Wednesday, despite a ballistic missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis towards the Saudi capital Riyadh.

The coalition, which controls Yemen’s airspace and access to its ports, last month blocked all entry points to Yemen after a similar missile attack on Riyadh’s international airport.

Saudi authorities had said that both missiles were intercepted without causing any casualties.

The Triple Talaq Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 28, proposes a law that renders 'void and illegal' any pronouncement of instantaneous talaq by a person either by ‘’spoken words or in electronic form’’, which includes phone call, SMS and e-mail.

The U.S. Navy’s top officer on December 19 said that vessels from eastern Pacific could be brought forward to reinforce U.S. naval power in Asia as Washington contends with increased threats in the region and accidents that have weakened its maritime force.

The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s dialogue is being held in the Capital of China which will discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism.

Afghanistan would participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that Beijing wants to extend to the country, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani said as he met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Tuesday.