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Tajikistan launches giant dam to end power shortage

ROGUN: Tajikistan on Friday inaugurates a $3.9 billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that will enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Built on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan, ...

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New Zealand launches balls checking booth for testicular cancer

Image copyright Testicular Cancer NZ Image caption If you’re too shy to face a doctor, the Testimatic is just the thing for you Ever thought of getting a health check but worried about having to, well, drop your pants? Meet ...

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Richard Ojeda launches presidential bid after losing House race

“I’m Richard Ojeda and I’m running for the President of the United States of America,” he announced Monday at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Prior to his announcement, Ojeda filed with the Federal Election Commission to run ...

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Dutchman, 69, launches lawsuit to become 20 years younger

Emile Ratelband has launched a legal bid to change his age by 20 years in order to improve his chances with women on dating applications like Tinder and help with job prospects, according to reports in Dutch media. “You can ...

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JIT launches investigations against Swati

PESHAWAR: In compliance with the apex court order, a joint investigation team (JIT) has launched investigations against Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati over alleged abuse of powers. The JIT on Wednesday visited Azam Swati’s residence to gather evidences ...

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Govt launches campaign to educate masses about women’s inheritance rights

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Monday said the government had initiated an awareness campaign to educate masses about inheritance rights of women under Islamic jurisprudence and the constitution. “The process of establishment of groups of pro bono ...

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Uber launches US subscription service in five cities

Image copyright Reuters Taxi-hailing firm Uber has launched a membership scheme dubbed Ride Pass, for passengers in five US cities. The deal allows passengers to avoid price surging, when costs rise at rush hour and other in-demand times. The fixed-fare ...

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France launches investigation after babies born without limbs

In October, the country’s health agency, Santé Publique France, presented seven cases in three geographical areas that had been alerted by the regional register for birth defects, Remera. Additional tests conducted with hospital data in the Ain region, near the ...

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NAB launches investigation against 71 important personalities

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched large-scale investigations against the 71 influential personalities across the country, ARY News reported. According to the list acquired by ARY News, NAB has launched investigations in corruption cases registered against the 71 ...

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Japan launches environment monitoring satellite

TOKYO: Japan’s space agency on Monday launched a rocket carrying a satellite that will monitor greenhouse gases, as well as the first satellite built entirely in the United Arab Emirates. The nation’s H-IIA rocket lifted off Monday afternoon at 1:08 ...

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