All posts by Asdiq Rana

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

01 January, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

MADRID (Reuters ) – People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests. In the study, 3,974 bank workers wore Read More

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Scientists reveal ‘ideal diet’ for peoples’ health

01 January, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and Read More

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Trump cancels US delegation to Davos forum: Sarah

01 January, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Trump, who Read More

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Record US crude production weighs on oil prices

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Thursday as US crude production quickly approached an unprecedented 12 million barrels per day (bpd) just as worries about weakening demand emerge. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $52 Read More

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Volcano erupts in southern Japan, no evacuation warning

01 January, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan on Thursday, the meteorological agency said, but the warning level was kept below the scale requiring evacuation. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the volcano on Kuchinoerabujima island, Read More

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US lawmakers introduce bipartisan bills targeting China’s Huawei and ...

01 January, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced bills that would ban the sale of US chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate US sanctions or Read More

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Asia shares falter on China unease, pound finds some peace

01 January, 2019 8:03 am 8:03 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as unease over China’s economic outlook eroded early gains, though an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga did offer sterling a moment’s peace. MSCI’s broadest index of Read More

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Asia shares subdued, May’s Brexit options eyed after crushing vote de...

01 January, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares took a breather on Wednesday after rallying the previous day on Chinese stimulus hopes, with investors assessing Brexit options after British lawmakers trounced Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal to pull out Britain from the European Read More

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Verizon deepens ties with Apple, offers free Apple Music to some US custome...

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc said it will include free Apple Music subscriptions in some of its top-tier US data plans, deepening its ties with the iPhone maker. Apple Inc  is increasingly turning for growth to its services Read More

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Oil prices dip on signs of economic slowdown, but OPEC-led cuts provide sup...

01 January, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Wednesday on increasing signs of a global economic slowdown, although OPEC-led supply cuts helped support Brent crude above $60 per barrel. International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $60.46 per barrel at Read More

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May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

01 January, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to Read More

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India name replacements for suspended Pandya and Rahul

01 January, 2019 2:15 pm 2:15 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – All-rounder Vijay Shankar and batsman Shubman Gill will replace the suspended KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya in India’s limited overs team, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) has said. Rahul and Pandya were suspended pending an investigation Read More

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Serena ready to claim first Slam as a mum: coach

01 January, 2019 2:08 pm 2:08 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, having arrived at the Australian Open in her best condition since coming back from maternity leave, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Frenchman Read More

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China will reduce foreign investment curbs: commerce minister

01 January, 2019 11:42 am 11:42 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will reduce restrictions on foreign investment and address difficulties facing foreign companies investing in the country, the commerce minister said, according to a transcript of an interview he gave to state media. Commerce Minister Zhong Shan Read More

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Huawei sacks employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

01 January, 2019 11:35 am 11:35 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei HWT.UL said it had sacked an employee arrested in Poland on spying charges in a case that could intensify Western security concerns about the company. Poland’s internal affairs minister, Joachim Brudzinski, Read More

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