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800,000 people commit suicide every year: WHO

United Nations: Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year. It’s the second leading cause of death among people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). A toolkit to help communities prevent suicides was released by the WHO and the Mental Health Commission of Canada on the …

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New web concierge service for Indian expatriates

Non-profit organisation to help those looking to streamline their affairs back home Indian Assist UAE Director Chandra Prakash with his team at the launch of the initiative in the UAE. Dubai: A new initiative founded by retired Indian army personnel is reaching out to assist Indian expatriates in issues they …

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Travel insurance recommended for travellers to Japan

Japan consulate advisory says medical expenses can be steep in the country in some cases Dubai: UAE residents who wish to visit Japan have been advised to secure a travel insurance before their visit, an official said. The recommendation to have travel insurance is for their own protection, enabling them …

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