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Bengaluru Commissioner Praveen Sood transferred, Suneel Kumar is new CoP Bengaluru Commissioner Praveen Sood transferred, Suneel Kumar is new CoP
- August 01, 2017

The former Police Commissioner Praveen Sood believes that cracking the Kammanahalli molestation case was one of the highlights of his seven-month tenure.Sleuths found the culprits using just CCTV footage. Earlier this month, the police had arrested several pro-Kannada activists, sending out a clear message that such acts will not tolerated. "The activists have all the rights to fight for issues over language or any other issue". (more...)
Delhi government cuts funding of 28 Delhi University colleges Delhi government cuts funding of 28 Delhi University colleges
- August 01, 2017

The Delhi government on Monday ordered a halt to the funding of 28 Delhi University (DU) colleges, which are wholly or partially funded by it, after they failed to constitute governing bodies. The series of events cited by Sisodia in another tweet mentioned that the DU Executive Council disapproved the governing body list sent by the state government twice this month, on July 3 and July 17. (more...)
Labour promises better housing for Maori
- August 01, 2017

Kelvin Davis says Labour will also amend the Kainga Whenua Loans Scheme to make it more accessible. It will spend $20m over four years on non-government organisations and Maori providers who deliver supported home ownership services. The policy notes that Maori home ownership had dropped from nearly 50% to barely 25% over the past 30 years and it was tough for Maori landowners to access private mortgages and Government housing policies. (more...)
More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour
- August 01, 2017

Aggressive infant formula marketing "dissuades many mothers from breastfeeding and weakens their confidence in their ability to breastfeed", they write. In 1976, though, only 36 percent of moms initiated breastfeeding, and only 14 percent were still breastfeeding at six months. Breastfeeding is also an enabler to ending poverty, promoting economic growth and reducing inequalities. (more...)
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Shares Bought by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Shares Bought by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC
- August 01, 2017

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, MMC has Beta of 0.97 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.91 and 1.47 respectively. (NYSE:MMC) for 32 shares. 78 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag reported 2.09 million shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. (more...)
AstraZeneca's Imfinzi gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA AstraZeneca's Imfinzi gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA
- August 01, 2017

The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to durvalumab for patients with locally advanced, unresectable NSCLC who do not relapse after platinum-based chemoradiation. He said that Imfinzi is the first of the immuno-oncology therapies to show a significant benefit in this earlier (stage III) form of NSCLC, where patients' tumours have not yet spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body. (more...)
At least 41 gay men arrested in Nigeria At least 41 gay men arrested in Nigeria
- August 01, 2017

A resident of the area, who gave his name only as Tunji, said policemen from the Owode Onirin Division swooped on the suspects around 3.30 pm. Bisi Alimi, a Nigerian LGBT rights activist, told Reuters that the "act" was receiving HIV testing, counseling, and education. (more...)
Shoals gas prices rise Shoals gas prices rise
- August 01, 2017

Statewide, the average price is $2.02, which is an increase of 3.2 cents, the survey states. Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have inched up another 2 cents per gallon. Watch for some volatility in oil and gasoline prices in the weeks ahead. Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said that motorists should expect higher prices in the days to come as crude oil prices are higher than they have been in two months and Middle Eastern nations reduce the supply in August. (more...)
Aus cricket on brink of peace Aus cricket on brink of peace
- August 01, 2017

Both ACA and CA have been involved in a series of meetings with a motive to end the impasse. News Corp Australia reported this evening that agreement had been reached on the key points of difference that have seen the parties at loggerheads for the past nine months, but sources confirmed that talks remained ongoing tonight and that no formal announcements had been scheduled. (more...)
Big Zee Entertainment Awards 2017: List Of Winners Big Zee Entertainment Awards 2017: List Of Winners
- August 01, 2017

The B-town stars to Television stars everyone was seen at their best on the red carpet as well as the stage. We know all this because of the viral posts by the celebs themselves and also by the fan pages and the official page of the channel. (more...)
Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' linked to suicidal thoughts Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' linked to suicidal thoughts
- August 01, 2017

He hoped to be able to deliver some hard data about the show's influence. The show centers around the suicide of Hannah Baker, who leaves behind tape recordings after she kills herself, explaining why others are at fault for her death. Suicide contagion occurs when a person is exposed to suicide or suicidal behaviors - whether it is from a person's family, peer group, or through media reports or depictions of suicide - which then causes an increase in suicide and suicidal behaviors. (more...)
Young Man Dies During Penis Enlargement Operation Young Man Dies During Penis Enlargement Operation
- July 31, 2017

The objective of the operation was to increase general girth and length. The surgery had been planned to use a process where fat is transferred from his belly to his penis. permanent erectile disfunction [or] even worse". Furthermore, Men's Health reports that "a 2017 scientific review ... showed that 'the majority of men seeking penile elongation treatment have a normal penile size , which is functionally adequate, '" and that most patients end up seeking the surgery because they ... (more...)
Pulitzer-winning Playwright Sam Shepard Dies At 73 Pulitzer-winning Playwright Sam Shepard Dies At 73
- July 31, 2017

He racked up almost 70 acting credits in his career as well, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role as pilot Chuck Yeager in 1983's space drama "The Right Stuff ". More recent screen credits included "August: Osage County " (2013) and the Netflix TV series " Bloodline ", in which he portrayed Robert Rayburn. (more...)
In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos
- July 31, 2017

But we do know two things that make this experiment groundbreaking: First, researchers worked on dozens of embryos - a larger amount than any previous study. The scientists used embryos sourced from fertility clinics which would not have been able to be developed further as a result of certain defects, and used donated sperm from men with hereditary diseases, in order to try and rectify these diseases through germline engineering . (more...)
Charlie Gard to Be Buried With 'His Beloved Toy Monkeys' Charlie Gard to Be Buried With 'His Beloved Toy Monkeys'
- July 31, 2017

He was at the center of a massive worldwide debate after the hospital where he was receiving treatment refused to allow an experimental treatment to help him and also refused to transfer him to another hospital that would allow the treatment. (more...)
NHS drive to recruit 21000 mental health staff 'not realistic' NHS drive to recruit 21000 mental health staff 'not realistic'
- July 31, 2017

Paul Farmer, chief executive of mental health charity Mind, welcomed the announcement but said cuts to the mental health budget in recent years had affected morale and seen "valued staff leaving mental health in frustration or burn-out". Mental health care has been identified as a major priority by Theresa May, who called shortfalls in services a "burning injustice". "I am very supportive of this strategy which starts to tackle that problem". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger to consider retirement after 2017 season Ben Roethlisberger to consider retirement after 2017 season
- July 31, 2017

Retirement seems to be on the horizon for Roethlisberger, who has famously come back earlier than expected from a litany of injuries and played through others during his career. I think, my wife, it was more of a factor for her. "But I still love the guys, I still love the game, so it was right for me to come back and give it everything I have this year". (more...)
Indian shares end at record closing high; SBI top gainer Indian shares end at record closing high; SBI top gainer
- July 31, 2017

BSE Mid-cap index closed higher by 0.39% at 15,389. On the other hand, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (3.47%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (3.11%), I T C (2.09%), Cipla (1.18%), Coal India (0.99%), and G A I L (India) (0.80%) were the major losers in the Sensex . (more...)
Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Nitish's alliance with BJP, calls it unfortunate Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Nitish's alliance with BJP, calls it unfortunate
- July 31, 2017

Read Also: Nitish Kumar becomes Bihar Chief Minister for the sixth time all eyes on Sharad Yadav now Yadav has maintained a distinct stand from Nitish Kumar on various issues, siding with the opposition instead of following the line dictated from Patna . (more...)
Video of child with Down syndrome singing Whitney Houston goes viral Video of child with Down syndrome singing Whitney Houston goes viral
- July 31, 2017

Dane's mother Danna Miller told news website Click2Houston the family had watched a documentary on Houston, and Dane had begun downloading some of her songs. I get emotional", she says. Dane says he feels happy knowing so many people watched him sing, and he intends to post more videos . "Some other families who have Down Syndrome children have posted pictures with their kids". (more...)
Drug racket case: Telugu actor Tanish Alladi appears before SIT Drug racket case: Telugu actor Tanish Alladi appears before SIT
- July 31, 2017

Tanish is among the 12 personalities, including directors and actors from the Tollywood, to be summoned by the SIT in connection with the case. Summary: TwitterHYDERABAD: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Hyderabad drug racket on Friday grilled leading Telugu actor Ravi Teja for almost 10 hours seems to have revealed some key information about the drug mafia in Tollywood. (more...)
Nigerian Army recovers 21 bodies in rescue operation Nigerian Army recovers 21 bodies in rescue operation
- July 31, 2017

At least 14 people were killed, and 15 others injured on Saturday when two suicide bombers forced their way into a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria, and blew up themselves, authorities said. "For them to go after NNPC personnel just shows they don't fear any military reprisal". It is aiming to reduce its reliance on the southern Niger Delta energy hub, which past year was hit by militant attacks on oil facilities. (more...)
IN man kills doctor who refused to prescribe wife opioids IN man kills doctor who refused to prescribe wife opioids
- July 31, 2017

Graham had refused to prescribe the suspect's wife another round of addictive opioids . That friend then alerted the police about the incident, who then headed to Jarvis' home, only to find the shooter had turned the gun on himself and had died from two self-inflicted gunshot wounds . (more...)
Resource: Search Chemicals Found in Tap Water by ZIPcode Resource: Search Chemicals Found in Tap Water by ZIPcode
- July 31, 2017

Each utility had the opportunity to review its data. Test results found that the water in East LA has 14 different pollutants exceeding recommended levels, more than any area served by a large utility in the country, according to the database . (more...)
The Food and Drug Administration aims to lower nicotine in cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration aims to lower nicotine in cigarettes
- July 31, 2017

The product is responsible for health care and lost productivity costs which amount to nearly $300 billion per year, and the FDA's approach to the issue demonstrates greater awareness of the major issue - that nicotine is more risky when it is delivered through smoking cigarettes than it is in other forms. (more...)
Ruling on minors' life sentences has little Kansas impact Ruling on minors' life sentences has little Kansas impact
- July 31, 2017

Two others received natural life sentences in new hearings, but one had his punishment reduced to 60 years on appeal. Judges can impose that sentence at their discretion, however. Offenders can petition for a judicial sentencing review after 20 years in prison. That came after the Utah Supreme Court upheld the sentence, too. This undated photo provided by the Nevada Department of Corrections in 2017 shows Michael Domingues, 40, who is serving life without parole at Southern Desert ... (more...)
John Cena, Brock Lesnar Give Detroit's Joe Louis Arena One Final Salute John Cena, Brock Lesnar Give Detroit's Joe Louis Arena One Final Salute
- July 31, 2017

When John Cena returned to WWE in early July, he came back as a " free agent " who was allowed to work both SmackDown Live and Monday Night Raw , and soon, that title will be tested. Tonight's show was the final WWE show in the Joe Louis Arena, so they made sure to make the card feel special. Shinsuke Nakamura and Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Jinder Mahal and Dolph Ziggler. (more...)
Sperm count drop 'could make humans extinct' Sperm count drop 'could make humans extinct'
- July 31, 2017

According to kompas.com, studies published by the Human Reproduction Update have found that the average amount of male sperm has decreased in the past four decades. In contrast, no significant decline was seen in South America, Asia and Africa, but the researchers point out that far fewer studies have been conducted on these continents. (more...)
Heroin worth Rs 3500 cr seized off Gujarat coast Heroin worth Rs 3500 cr seized off Gujarat coast
- July 31, 2017

The vessel which was heading towards Alang ship breaking yard was suspected of carrying some suspicious material in it. India's coast guard announced on Sunday it had seized 1.5 tonnes of heroin worth nearly Rs35 billion ($550 million) from a merchant ship in what maritime authorities are calling their largest-ever drug bust. (more...)
Royals get Melky Cabrera from White Sox for two prospects Royals get Melky Cabrera from White Sox for two prospects
- July 30, 2017

Cabrera is batting.295 with 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 98 games for the White Sox in 2017. Cabrera is set to be a free agent this November. In 2011, Cabrera was with the Royals and he hit.305 and a career-high 44 doubles during that season. (more...)