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President declares emergency amid anti-Muslim violence President declares emergency amid anti-Muslim violence
- March 09, 2018

In the past, Sri Lankan Muslim traders and artisans had specific roles to play in Buddhist religious festivities, but these began to be frowned upon by Wahabi purists backed by Saudi funded new Islamic institutions. "We are obviously concerned over reports of the ongoing communal violence and we welcome the government's commitment to addressing the tensions and achieve reconciliation", he said. (more...)
Don't insist on appearance of Chief Secy, HC tells panel Don't insist on appearance of Chief Secy, HC tells panel
- March 09, 2018

The MLAs moved their bail applications in the High Court after a sessions court had also denied bail to Jarwal, who had challenged the magisterial court order. A city court on Thur-sday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of AAP MLAs Amanatull-ah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, arrested for alleged assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash . (more...)
Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM
- March 09, 2018

Turkey has rejected worldwide calls for it to suspend the Afrin assault in line with a UN ceasefire for Syria, which does not apply to ISIL, al-Qaeda and groups associated with it, or others deemed "terrorists" by the UN Security Council. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants from Afrin. In the face of Turkish aggression, repeatedly denounced by the Damascus government to the United Nations and other global ... (more...)
More Than 225 Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Oklahoma More Than 225 Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Oklahoma
- March 08, 2018

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health Thursday confirmed three more flu-related deaths. According to WRAL's Dr. Allen Mask, those numbers reflect only the deaths of individuals who tested positive for the flu and only those cases that were actually reported to the state. (more...)
Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men
- March 08, 2018

World Kidney Day is observed on the second Thursday of March every year since 2006. Dr. Malvinder Parmar, Medical Director of Internal Medicine & Nephrology, explains kidney failure such as "Diabetes is the commonest cause of kidney failure and we know that there is a relationship between lack of glucose control and complications like blindness and kidney failure". (more...)
Virat Kohli Says 'Women Better than Equal' on International Women's Day Virat Kohli Says 'Women Better than Equal' on International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

Virat Kohli was then playing a series of matches in South Africa. Apart from being an incredible cricketer, Virat Kohli has another talent which isn't even hidden anymore. The President said in his tweet on this International Women's Day, that, women are the inspiration for their families and also for the country who provide stability to the society. (more...)
Kidney dysfunction more common in women than men Kidney dysfunction more common in women than men
- March 08, 2018

The activities culminate with the annual Celebrity Sports Day on March 11 at the Vigie Sports Complex, and we're extremely excited about our sports day this year because again, it's all about the women. "Also, those who have had many children may be at risk of pregnancy induced hypertension, a risk factor for pre-eclampsia or eclampsia and these can impact on both mother and child". (more...)
Brock Boeser: Out 4-6 weeks Brock Boeser: Out 4-6 weeks
- March 08, 2018

Tavares' team high-tying 31st goal of the season gave the Isles a 2-0 advantage in the second period, but the Canucks answered with the next three tallies, including Darren Archibald's tying goal on a penalty shot late in the second period. (more...)
Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament
- March 08, 2018

Silva was one of five players to score in double figures for SC, which led by as many as nine points in the first half. Martin was disgusted with his team's defense and watched the Rebels almost rally in the final minute, but this late in the season, there was no sense to nitpick at Scottrade Center. (more...)
Power outages lingering in parts of NY Power outages lingering in parts of NY
- March 08, 2018

Some utility companies told customers that power may not be restored until later this week, around the time another storm could strike the region. Falling trees killed seven people, including two boys, in Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia, according to local media and police. (more...)
Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported
- March 08, 2018

According to NDTV , Takla's arrest is being seen as a diplomatic victory for India as several of the accused in the Mumbai blast case have reportedly found safe havens in Dubai and Pakistan. At least 27 others accused, including Ibrahim Kaskar, continue to evade arrest and have been declared absconders. Keswani was talking to media outside the Thane Court, where he represented Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar (the absconder don's brother) in an extortion case. (more...)
Babies Who Resemble Their Fathers Are Likely To Be Healthier Babies Who Resemble Their Fathers Are Likely To Be Healthier
- March 08, 2018

Studies suggest evolutionary imperative drives dads to dote on babies who look most like them. "Those fathers that perceive the baby's resemblance to them are more certain the baby is theirs, and thus spend more time with the baby", said study co-author Solomon Polachek, a professor of economics at Binghamton University, State University of NY. (more...)
Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment
- March 08, 2018

Charles Okah is brother to former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta MEND, Henry Okah. The defendants were earlier arraigned before the High Court in December 2010, and later re-arraigned in January 2011 on charges foretold in section 15 (1) and (2) of the EFCC Act, which states that when convicted upon, attracts life imprisonment. (more...)
Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway
- March 08, 2018

A SC man made a mess on a Florida interstate Wednesday morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned, spilling cases of beer onto the highway. The side of a Florida highway looked like the aftermath of a raucous frat party early Wednesday when an accident caused a semi-truck to lose its cargo, almost 60,000 pounds of Busch beer, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office and WEAR-Channel 3. (more...)
OR passes 'America's first new gun law' since Florida shooting OR passes 'America's first new gun law' since Florida shooting
- March 08, 2018

Some of the aspects of the bill that many do not support include the fact that there is no ban on assault-style weapons and the bill includes a program that would give districts the ability to opt in or out of allowing teachers to be armed at schools. (more...)
2 per cent DA hike for Central govt employees, pensioners approved 2 per cent DA hike for Central govt employees, pensioners approved
- March 08, 2018

The Cabinet gave its nod to release an additional instalment of DA to central government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 1st of January this year to compensate for price rise. The Dearness Allowance is set to be increased by 2 per cent for both CG employees and pensioners. This financial pressure will reach Rs 7,090.68 crore during the 14-month period between January 2018 and February 2019. (more...)
F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea
- March 08, 2018

The Navy are stationing F-35B stealth fighter jets on an aircraft carrier in the Indo-Pacific for the first time in a clear warning to China and North Korea. "With the specific upgrades Wasp has received, the Navy-Marine Corps team in the Pacific is better positioned than ever before to support our commitment to the security of Japan and the region", he said. (more...)
Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear
- March 08, 2018

The Department of State Health Services issued a letter on March 2 stating participants may have been exposed to a person with the mumps at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) All-Star National Championship on February 23 to February 25, 2018 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas , Texas . (more...)
Florida Senate approves arming teachers, new restrictions on gun sales Florida Senate approves arming teachers, new restrictions on gun sales
- March 07, 2018

The Florida Senate on Monday night passed a comprehensive gun control and school safety bill crafted in response to the Parkland shooting by the narrowist margin. The families gathered outside the Parkland school for a news conference where they called for new legislation and funding for a variety of school safety measures. (more...)
Allegiant adding direct flights from Flint to Ft. Lauderdale & Myrtle Beach Allegiant adding direct flights from Flint to Ft. Lauderdale & Myrtle Beach
- March 07, 2018

Allegiant's Memphis-Los Angeles route began as seasonal service in 2016 before being added as a year-round route a year ago. Nashville International Airport is welcoming Allegiant Air to its lineup, with several low-priced flights starting in June. (more...)
Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened
- March 07, 2018

New federal data show that IL emergency rooms saw a 66 percent increase in opioid overdose visits a year ago. The report found that emergency department visits due to suspected opioid overdoses continued to climb - about 30% - from July 2016 to September 2017 across the country. (more...)
Not good enough: Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain Not good enough: Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain
- March 07, 2018

The study was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association . One limitation of the study is that people knew which medications they were prescribed, which might affect how patients reported their own pain severity and daily functioning, the authors note. (more...)
RBS To Pay US $500m For Mis-Selling RBS To Pay US $500m For Mis-Selling
- March 07, 2018

The deal boosts the bank's United States settlement costs to $6bn in less than a year for bundling dubious mortgages into top-rated securities and pitching them to investors in 2006 to 2008, before the housing bubble burst. "Putting our remaining legacy issues behind us is a key part of our strategy", Chief Executive Ross McEwan said in a statement. "Home values plummeted. (more...)
Officials say 16 more flu deaths reported in SC Officials say 16 more flu deaths reported in SC
- March 07, 2018

The victims ranged in age from 53 to 92; all five were from New Castle County and all had multiple underlying health conditions. The flu remains considered widespread across ME, but the decrease in numbers may indicate the spread of the virus continues to slow. (more...)
'No Direct Link Between Listeriosis Deaths And Our Products' -- Tiger Brands 'No Direct Link Between Listeriosis Deaths And Our Products' -- Tiger Brands
- March 07, 2018

NUPSAW Limpopo would like to applaud Minister Motswaledi for his bold move to confront the White Monopoly Capital as we have a preliminary view that this is profit maximizing scheme by Tiger brands. RCL Foods, formerly known as Rainbow Chickens, saw its share price see-saw following the announcement. The authorities are also examining a second Tiger Brands factory and have not said when they could conclude tests on RCL Foods, which has a plant under investigation. (more...)
Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel
- March 07, 2018

John Boyega stars in Pacific Rim: Uprising, which hits theaters March 23. Going into the last episodes, fans were waiting to find out just how the show would explain why the band of intrepid heroes were never seen during the events of the Original Trilogy and in the end, Rebels delivered a neat way to reveal what the crew got up to during that period. (more...)
Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift
- March 07, 2018

Also on Sunday, a massive block of snow fell from a roof and buried a mother and her 7-year-old son just feet from the front door of their Kirkwood Mountain condo, authorities said. The area received rain the night before, which according to the parents, may have froze on the chairlift and may not have been cleared off before operation of the lift began. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations Review for: Celgene Corporation (CELG), The Kroger Co. (KR)
- March 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Robecosam AG purchased a new stake in shares of Celgene during the third quarter valued at about $114,000. Spears Abacus Advisors Llc decreased Celgene Corp ( CELG ) stake by 1.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Indian Father Chops Off Son's Hand for Repeatedly Watching Porn on Cellphone Indian Father Chops Off Son's Hand for Repeatedly Watching Porn on Cellphone
- March 06, 2018

The man chopped the hands of his son when he was sleeping because the boy was regularly watching adult films and wasn't listening to him, news agency ANI reported. Qayyum is a butcher by profession and lives in the Pahadishareef area of the city. "On Monday morning, Qureshi chopped off the boy's wrist hand with a butcher's knife", he said. (more...)
Child marriage dropped significantly in previous decade Child marriage dropped significantly in previous decade
- March 06, 2018

UNICEF, which aims for human rights and gender equality, called child marriage " a fundamental violation of human rights " and set a global target to eliminate practice by 2030. As per UNICEF data, around 12 million girls are married during their childhood every year. One-in-three child brides today is located in sub-Saharan Africa. (more...)