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Vitamin A deficiency can trigger hair loss, experts say

Experts say that a lack of vitamin A may cause hair loss, one of the common problems of our age.
 
Hair thinning and shedding is very common in both men and women, and can start very early for some. The reasons behind this problem have been proven to be diverse; anything from too much stress to irregular eating habits and the environment could contribute to it, and now experts are warning that vitamin A deficiency may be one of the most important factors triggering hair loss.
 
 

Kadyrov says 5yo Chechen can repeat 4,100 push-ups after ‘world record not recognized’

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says five-year-old Rahim Kurayev – dubbed the “Chechen Schwarzenegger” – can repeat his “world record” of 4,105 push-ups without stopping after the feat was reportedly not officially recognized.
Kurayev is said to have achieved the impressive push-up tally in 2 hours and 25 minutes, according to local sports minister Musa Khanarikov.
 
 

Iranian, Russian culture ministers meet in St. Petersburg

The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Abbas Salehi, met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Medinsky in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
 
Salehi expressed his thanks over the support from the Russian Culture Ministry for organizing an Iranian cultural week in Russia, and said that Iran is ready to help the country organize a Russian cultural festival in Iran, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Thursday.
 
He also stressed the need to organize mutual book fairs in Russia and Iran.
 

6th International Conference on 'Islam and Liberty' held in Islamabad

Speakers at 6th International Conference on 'Islam and Liberty' said that the Islamic teachings have never forbidden markets to grow but it imposed specific restrictions to curb all sorts of exploitation and injustices. They said that it was need of the hour to integrate Islamic teachings in modern world to lead the Muslims and eventually present an Islamic model of economy.
 

Indonesia ready to help resolve Rohingya issue: Widodo

Indonesia and the Association of Southeastern Asian Nations (ASEAN) are ready to help resolve Rohingya issue, the country’s president said on Thursday.
 
"Indonesia is ready! I am sure, the ASEAN is also ready to help the Myanmar government to create a conducive condition in the Rakhine State, where freedom of movement should be respected," Indonesia’s Antara news agency quoted Joko Widodo as saying.
 
 

Crimean Muslims are invited to perform Umra

The Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and the Crimean hajj-operator AVN-Tour invite Muslims to perform Umrah (small hajj) during the winter holidays. For those who want to make Umrah, four tour packages have been developed: Umra-standard, Umra-comfort, Umra-luxe and Umra-exclusive.

 

Juma mosque of Derbent will be restored by 2020

Denis Protsenko, head of the department of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for the South and North Caucasus Federal Districts announced, on Wednesday, that the 8th century Juma mosque in Derbent will be restored by 2020 and the cost of restoration work will exceed 300 million rubles.
 
 

Iranian students finish first at IOAA 2018

 Iranian students came in first by winning 9 gold and silver medals at the 2018 International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA), Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.
 
Fatemeh Mohajerani, an official with the Ministry of Education, explained that 9 Iranian students in two teams vied against their contestants and managed to win 6 gold medals and 3 silver medals. 
 
Teams from Russia and China ranked second and third respectively, she added. 
 
 

Taj Mahal’s mosque closed to Muslim prayer except Fridays

Muslims will no longer be able to perform prayers at the mosque located inside the compound of India's national landmark Taj Mahal, except on Fridays when the mosque is only open to locals, due to a decision by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) reported on Monday.
 
According to the Times of India daily, ASI officials said the order implements a Supreme Court ruling decided in July.
 
 

New law on sale of tobacco products comes into force in Turkey

The new law on the sale of tobacco products has entered into force in Turkey, the Turkish newspaper “Resmi Gazete” reported Nov. 8.
 
Under the new law, advertising of tobacco products will be completely prohibited in Turkey, according to the report.
 
It is also forbidden to demonstrate tobacco products in films, music videos and social networks.
 
All tobacco products will be sold in the same packages without logos and other labels of manufacturers.
 
 

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