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‘Russian intel agencies trying to influence US elections’

Washington: Russian intelligence agencies are making a “serious and concerted” effort to influence the US presidential election that could be aimed at influencing the outcomes and sowing doubt about the security, two top American lawmakers have claimed. “Based on briefings we have received, we have concluded that the Russian intelligence agencies are making a serious

TV commercials may influence drinking habit among kids

New York: Children are more likely to consume alcohol as they watch more advertisements of a particular brand, a study has revealed. The research, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, links alcohol advertisement to underage drinking and suggested that TV ads influence the amount of alcohol children consume. Past studies have

Chinese official warns of foreign influence on Tibetan Buddhism

Beijing:A senior Chinese official has called on religious figures in Tibet to resist the influence of foreign forces to ensure stability in the region. Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, was in Tibet on Friday and Saturday where he visited businesses, hospitals and lamaseries, reports Xinhua. At the