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5 min ago | The Star Online

Senior citizens cooking up a storm at Ramadan bazaars

Mohd Salleh Mohd Din and Siti Salmah Mat Isa enjoy selling apam balik at the Ramadan bazaar in Taman Tun Dr Ismail.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), World News, Malaysia, Health

2 hrs ago | International Business Times

Ramadan 2014: Five Reasons Why Fasting is Cool Even for Non-Believers

Muslims all over the world fast during the entire month of Ramadan. They finish eating and drinking before sunrise and break their fast only after the sun sets.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Religion, Islam

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Science Daily

Key molecule in flies identified that adjusts energy use under starvation conditions

In the fly Drosophila melanogaster, p53 is activated in certain cells to adapt the metabolic response to nutrient deprivation, thus having a global effect on the organism, researchers show.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Nutrition

The Telegraph

Odisha

Development of roads across the city is taking time. While construction work is on, there is no attempt to ensure smooth traffic movement.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Newkerala.com

PIL seeks action against Shiv Sena MPs for forcing Muslim to eat

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking de-recognition of the Shiv Sena and direction for disqualification of 11 of its MPs for allegedly forcing a Muslim staffer to eat at the Maharashtra Sadan during his Ramadan fast.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

Sys-Con Media

Miraculins Announces Publication of Peer-Reviewed Study That...

The study, which is available online ahead of press publication by the Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology, concluded that the elimination of overnight fasting, the absence of blood, and the rapid, real-time communication of screening results are aspects of noninvasive skin fluorescence spectroscopy that facilitate opportunistic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Locals Show Support for Mirgrant Children

Standing with signs that read "Stop Separating Families," and "Immigration is an American Experience," Northwest Arkansas residents gathered in solidarity at a fasting vigil for Latino migrant children Monday, July 21. The event, Standing Watch With All The Children, was organized by a collaboration between the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and ... (more)

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Express India

Force-feeding row: Govt says it will respond by tomorrow

Summary The government today said it will respond on the issue of Shiv Sena MPs force-feeding a fasting Muslim after ascertaining full facts by tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Yorker

Who's Afraid of Zohydro?

If a good politician is somebody who, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, never lets a serious crisis go to waste, then Deval Patrick, the governor of Massachusetts, is an excellent politician.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

CNN

Ramadan is different in Lebanon this year

Fattoush, diced vegetables mixed with pomegranate molasses and olive oil, lentil soup spiced with cumin and with other small mezze dishes including fatteh , and cheese-filled sambousek are all placed on the dining table.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Soup, Food, Health, Terrorism

Daily Echo

The heat is on - for a good while yet

Massive Percheron horses get a much needed cooling splash in a stream at the end of a hard working day on a farm near Ringwood in Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Weather, Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

The Daily Star

No dream job: Khartoum's walking department store

A Sudanese street vendor sells windscreen wipers to motorists stuck in gridlock on one of central Khartoum's busiest road, on July 13, 2014 in the Sudanese capital.

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Related Topix: Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Times of Oman

Diabetics need to exercise caution

Muscat: Muslims are passionate about fasting during the month of Ramadan as it is one of the five pillars of Islam.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Medicine, Diabetes

Hindustan Times

Maharashtra Sadan incident an attempt to silence Shiv Senas voice Uddhav

Amid an outrage over Shiv Sena MPs force-feeding a Muslim catering worker fasting during Ramzan, its President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said the uproar over the incident was an attempt to "silence" his party's voice.

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Egypt Today

Ramadan Reality Check

"I remember how there was concern for those fasting to endure in the heat and work through the day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Egypt Today

Muslim prayer at holy mosque

It's a delicate balance for Muslims living in the West between assimilating into a new culture and preserving the religious traditions of their homelands.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Religion, Islam

Marketing

Walmart marks Eid with Facebook recipe ad

Walmart Canada is in the midst of a Facebook campaign timed to coincide with the Muslim holiday Eid.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Marketing

BBC News

India MPs 'force-feed' Muslim worker

There has been uproar in India's parliament after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man who is fasting for Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

DNA India

LK Advani disapproves of alleged action of Shiv Sena MPs

Senior BJP leader LK Advani today disapproved of the alleged action of Shiv Sena MPs in forcing a fasting Muslim to eat at Maharashtra Sadan here.

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Paramatta Sun

Hindu man's holy fast bridges divides

WHEN he breaks his Ramadan fast most nights, Hindu man Kartik Mohandas meditates while his Muslim friends recite Islamic prayers.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

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