Delhi's post-Diwali air quality severe

Smog cover over the capital, Saturday. A "very poor" air quality index (AQI) essentially means that people may suffer from respiratory illnesses on a prolonged exposure to such air. However, what is certainly a reason to cheer is that the noise pol... More..

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'BCCI is a private firm': Sreesanth hints at playing for another country
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

'BCCI is a private firm': Sreesanth hints at playing for another country

With a strong response just hours after Sreesanth laid out his plans in a desperate attempt to return to playing cricket, the BCCI has made its stand clear on its tiff with Sreesanth . Earlier in the day, ...More..

MSRTC employees call off strike
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

MSRTC employees call off strike

While the end of the strike brought happiness for commuters, the MSRTC employees seemed to be heartbroken as the Bombay HC passed strict strictures against them, terming their agitation as illegal. She furthe...More..

How Are Existing Home Sales Faring?
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

How Are Existing Home Sales Faring?

According to the latest monthly report produced by the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), single-family home sales climbed 4.2 percent compared to last September, coming back from a almost 24 percent plunge...More..

Senator Murray strikes a tentative deal over Obamacare subsidies
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Senator Murray strikes a tentative deal over Obamacare subsidies

The bill was based on an agreement between Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., and Sen. Murray said she was confident that Congress would ultimately pass the measure bec...More..

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Pharmacists Concerned with Lack of Accessible Flu Shots

AHS said influenza caused more ER visits than heart attacks and strokes. "By getting vaccinated in pregnancy, you protect yourself and you protect your newborn because newborns can't get vaccinated until they...More..

Court blocks undocumented teen from getting abortion, for now
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Court blocks undocumented teen from getting abortion, for now

The attorneys said that Doe "still has a number of weeks in which she could legally and safely obtain an abortion" and asked for more time for her claim to be adjudicated before the abortion makes the dec...More..

Teacher hit with brick after confiscating student's phone
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Teacher hit with brick after confiscating student's phone

Williams is accused of following Watkins in her auto, throwing a brick at her auto at a red light, dragging her out of the vehicle and assaulting her . 'We are deeply troubled by the violent act against a teac...More..

Bearcats and Musketeers crack top 20 in first preseason hoops poll
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Bearcats and Musketeers crack top 20 in first preseason hoops poll

Miami, which went 21-12 last season and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year, was ranked No. 12 in the USA Today Coaches Poll , which was released Thursday. The Hurricanes ...More..

Brains May Continue to Function Even After Death, Study Finds
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Brains May Continue to Function Even After Death, Study Finds

During the evaluation, many patients were able to recall full conversations and visuals that occurred after they were pronounced dead, Parnia told Live Sciencein an interview. The cerebral cortex of the brain...More..

Pollution linked to millions of deaths each year
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Pollution linked to millions of deaths each year

Most of these deaths are due to non-communicable diseases caused by pollution such as heart disease, stroke , lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lead pollution was linked to 500,000 ...More..

McLaren confirms two new Ultimate Series models
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

McLaren confirms two new Ultimate Series models

Joining the new auto in the Ultimate Series at a later date will be a "hyper-GT" model, now codenamed BP23. The 720S belongs to McLaren's core Super Series. So what's with the newly-announced model? Similar t...More..

David Letterman Is Tired of Conan Complaining About His Literal Gift Horse
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

David Letterman Is Tired of Conan Complaining About His Literal Gift Horse

Something happened. Maybe it's from being around Conan all day. The TBS late-night host then complained about the finances this "crazy" horse required, since he had to provide the animal with food and a place...More..

Krack targets WiFi, anyone is fair game
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Krack targets WiFi, anyone is fair game

Continue to use "WPA2" because it is still the most secure WiFi protocol now available, according to experts. Discovered a vulnerability in the encryption technology of all data that is transmitted over Wi-...More..

Nigeria kidnapping: Four Britons seized in area plagued by gangs
by | Friday, October 20, 2017

Nigeria kidnapping: Four Britons seized in area plagued by gangs

Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria and high-profile individuals and Westerners are often the target. Aniamaka said the incident happened happened on October 13. Travellers to Niger...More..

State Transport Buses Go Off The Road In Maharashtra
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

State Transport Buses Go Off The Road In Maharashtra

The workers of MSRTC have asserted that they won't call off their strike until their demands were met. With a fleet of more than 19,000 buses, the MSRTC is the country's largest public transport undertaking...More..

Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval

Priced at $373,000 per patient, Gilead's Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel) has just been approved by the FDA for adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic the...More..

'Honoured and privileged': Jacinda Ardern on being New Zealand's next PM
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

'Honoured and privileged': Jacinda Ardern on being New Zealand's next PM

Mr Peters is yet to decide, and the Greens need to take the proposal to their delegates. "We've always wanted to be in a coalition with one party, no more", he said. But the Act Party's David Seymour has take...More..

Court tosses out $72 million Johnson & Johnson talcum powder verdict
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

Court tosses out $72 million Johnson & Johnson talcum powder verdict

Louis Circuit Court. Consequently, in the Johnson & Johnson lawsuit, only 2 out of the 65 plaintiffs resided in Missouri. In 2016, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $72 million in damages to the family o...More..

Crackdown on sex trafficking leads to rescue of 16-year-old
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

Crackdown on sex trafficking leads to rescue of 16-year-old

In Indiana, several traffickers were identified and/or arrested in Indianapolis, Ft. "The success of OCCXI in MI is due to the local, state and federal partners who share the same passionate commitment to dis...More..

Here's when you'll need to change your license to a REAL ID
by | Thursday, October 19, 2017

Here's when you'll need to change your license to a REAL ID

Minnesota is getting more time to comply with REAL ID. Just last week, federal officials announced Minnesotans had until January 22 to obtain the more advanced identification cards. That's been an open question...More..

Former Patriot Chris Long will donate full season of paychecks
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Former Patriot Chris Long will donate full season of paychecks

Long's goal is to get people to match his 10-game donation, which will fund education in Philadelphia, Boston and St. Louis, the three cities he's played his professional football career in. "Educational opport...More..

by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Study finds high burden of oral HPV, related cancers in men

The most common cancer related to HPV infection is what's known as oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), a type of head and neck cancer that is disproportionately prevalent in men, researchers note in ...More..

Wipro Shares Gain Over 3% After September Quarter Results
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wipro Shares Gain Over 3% After September Quarter Results

During the quarter, IT services revenues in dollar terms showed a growth of 2.1 per cent over the preceding quarter. Wipro said while the top 10 accounts accelerated momentum by growing 4.3 per cent sequent...More..

Sensex Down 60 Points Ahead Of Long Weekend; Nifty At 10205
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sensex Down 60 Points Ahead Of Long Weekend; Nifty At 10205

At 10:44 AM, the Sensex was down by 107.89 points to reach 32,501.07 while Nifty fell 40.00 points to touch 10,193.95. The top gainers on the BSE were Reliance (up 1.78 per cent), ONGC (1.61 per cent), Ko...More..

Women urged to seek breast cancer screening
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Women urged to seek breast cancer screening

A week later, Jackie, from Hedge End, was told the devastating news. They said that unawareness is a major issue. I had six treatments of chemotherapy and had surgery in December to remove a second lump found i...More..

Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya Shot 6 Times, Killed In Delhi
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya Shot 6 Times, Killed In Delhi

Ragini Singer Harshita Dahiya was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Chamrara village of Haryana's Panipat district on Tuesday evening. It is learnt that she was shot dead by two youth who came in a ve...More..

Senior diplomats of S. Korea, US discuss alliance, NK issues
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Senior diplomats of S. Korea, US discuss alliance, NK issues

The bilateral summit is expected to include talks on how to strengthen the alliance between the two countries, as well as how best to deal with the North Korea issue. "The United States had has great strength a...More..

Should be Ayurveda hospital in every district, says PM Modi
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Should be Ayurveda hospital in every district, says PM Modi

Listing steps being taken by his government to revive and strengthen the system, Mr Modi said Ayurveda-related hospitals should be set up in each district of the country. The prime minister also urged private e...More..

RSS doesn't fully agree to cracker ban in Delhi
by | Wednesday, October 18, 2017

RSS doesn't fully agree to cracker ban in Delhi

The union also argued that since the sale of fire crackers is a legitimate business, a duty is cast upon the government to compensate the unintended losses being caused by an order of the apex court where trade...More..