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Myanmar's Junta free 3,000 prisoners in Buddhist New Year's holiday gesture

Some 17,460 political detainees, including Myanmar’s former civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, were in detention as of last Wednesday.

Prisoners released from Insein Prison are welcomed by their colleagues and family members in Yangon.(AP)
Published on Apr 17, 2023 02:47 PM IST
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Bitcoin price highest since August ahead of Chinese New Year

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency rose as much as 2.1% to $22,786, the highest level since August 18. It also had strong gains over Friday and Saturday last weekend. Second-ranked Ether advanced as much as 2.4% to levels not seen since September.

Bitcoin has rallied to start 2023 amid a more promising macro picture.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 04:29 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Marriage provides health benefits and here’s why

It turns out that when it comes to health, married people have an edge, especially married men. But surely the act of walking down the aisle is not what provides this health advantage.

Simply put, people who are wealthier and healthier than average are more likely not only to get married but also to find a partner who is wealthier and healthier than average.(Pixabay)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 04:57 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Lunar New Year 2023: When is the holiday and how is it celebrated? Details here

Lunar New Year 2023: The Lunar New Year is a seven-day holiday and is one of the biggest festivities celebrated across Asia.

Lunar New Year 2023: A worker installs a lantern ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year. (REUTERS)
Published on Jan 14, 2023 01:43 PM IST
ByShobhit Gupta

China locks down, discourages domestic travel amid upcoming national holidays

September 10-12 is China's mid-autumn festival, its second-most important holiday after the Lunar New Year. The anti-coronavirus measures have taken a major toll on the economy, travel and society in general but China says they are necessary to prevent a wider spread of Covid-19

China locks down, discourages domestic travel amid upcoming national holidays (zhang kaiyv)
Updated on Sep 05, 2022 04:19 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Beijing
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