FROM THE HINDU FEBRUARY 22 2015 SARBANI MOHAPATRA
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True, most of the unasked-for medical advice is essentially well-meaning. But it is also true that most of it would shock even the least experienced medical practitioner.
Conceived by slave-turned-self-proclaimed-king Henri Christophe in 1805 after he had defeated the French, the Citadelle was built by 20,000 newly freed slaves. Its 40-metre high walls were built to defend against a potential return of the French army, which Haiti’s new rulers feared had ambitions to re-capture the country. 162 more words
A quarter of the country’s people live on less than $1.25 per day. About three-quarters are unemployed or subsist on their own. More than 50,000 people are still living in displacement camps, five years after their homes were destroyed. 89 more words
Some days ago the interest of Google on developing its own on-demand ride service became public. According to this information, Google is developing this service in connection with the well-known research on self-driving cars, envisioning scenarios in which autonomous vehicles are patrolling neighborhoods to pick up and drop off passengers. 459 more words
On Wednesday, UNN reported that Ukrainian shops imposed rationing of basic products after the drastic fall in the value of the grivnya. The currency lost 70 percent of its value, causing people to stockpile food and buy electronics as a hedge. 573 more words