Ashish Bisht

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How websites spy on us

Wondered why the adverts you see online appear linked to your browsing habits? We explain<p>How do websites know who I am?<p>Typically, every time you visit a website, a little text file is left in a folder on your computer. These data are called "cookies". They log which websites you visit and when.<p>That …

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Ebola hospital defends patient's care

<b>The Texas hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan has said his nationality had no bearing on the care he received before his death.</b><p>Some of his relatives have said he did not get as good treatment as other people because he was Liberian.<p>But a hospital statement said he received "the same high …

Leaders of Iraq's Anbar province call for U.S. ground forces to stop ISIS

ISIS fighters stood Saturday on the verge of taking not just a key Syrian town along the Turkish border, but also an entire province on Baghdad's doorstep -- spurring leaders of that province to urgently plead for U.S. ground troops to halt the Islamist extremist group's rapid, relentless …

The Week in Review: Women Take Center Stage

“We are having a moment,” Barnard College President Debora Spar told The New York Times. “Young women are identifying as feminist at levels and in …

We can't 'cure cancer', but we can stay one step ahead of it

Cancer’s ability to evolve drug resistance makes it impossible to eradicate, but we may one day transform it from a killer into a long-term illness<p>Chemotherapy: from world war to the war on cancer Chemotherapy is brutal, but targeted drugs can reduce collateral damage<p>Cancer. People speak about this …

Indian Super League can grow football in India - Peter Reid

<b>Former Sunderland and Manchester City manager Peter Reid says the new Indian Super League can be the start of a new dawn for football in India.</b><p>Reid is manager of Mumbai City, who start the inaugural competition away to Atletico De Kolkata on Sunday, although only 20,000 out of 68,000 tickets for …

Soccer

Ebola is 'entrenched and accelerating' in West Africa

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1114000/1114791_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518135702_6a9a5f5014127caea721c2dfea4699fb<p><b>The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Ebola is now entrenched in the capital cities of all three worst-affected countries and is</b> …

Disease

The Economic Costs of Ebola Are Rising Too

A few days ago I was about to board a flight from Beijing to Moscow and I called my mother in New Jersey to tell her I was going on the road. “Be …

Did One Liberian Prostitute Give Ebola to Eight Soldiers?

On Monday, a Liberian newspaper reported on a ‘concubine’—most likely a commercial sex worker—who somehow infected eight soldiers with the virus; the …

I Am an Ebola Vaccine Test Subject

Last night, I was frozen in place by a Facebook post.<p>On first appearance, it doesn’t look like much: a picture of a dirt-strewn clearing in a forest. …

Madrid hospital staff quit over Ebola fears

Carlos III hospital treating virus-hit nurse Teresa Romero Ramos suffers staff shortage amid concerns over training and safety<p>Concerns about a lack of training and safety standards have left some staff refusing to attend to possible Ebola cases at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital, where the first known …

Norway 'Child Bride' Sparks Outrage As 12-Year-Old's Wedding Blog Goes Viral

This is Thea. She is 12 years old, and will this week be married to Geir, who is 37.<p>She is to be Norway’s official first child bride, according to …