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Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely
- March 19, 2018

The strike is likely to cause major trouble to commuters in cities like New Delhi , Mumbai , Hyderabad , Pune and Bengaluru among others. The MNS's transport wing Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena (MNVS), has threatened the aggregators that the drivers will go on an indefinite strike. (more...)
Mohmand Agency polio workers attacked Mohmand Agency polio workers attacked
- March 19, 2018

Mehmood Aslman, Mohmand Agency's political agent, told CNN that both of the male workers were shot during an inspection with two of their other co-workers by an unknown gunman. A boy receives polio vaccine drops by anti-polio vaccination workers along a street in Quetta, Pakistan, Jan. 2, 2017. A Frontier Constabulary soldier died and two others were injured. (more...)
Americans binge 17 billion drinks a year, CDC says Americans binge 17 billion drinks a year, CDC says
- March 18, 2018

The questions they asked included information of how often the respondents drank in the past month, and how much they consumed. Excessive drinking can kill you - and claims the lives of an estimated 88,000 Americans per year, according to a first-of-its-kind study. (more...)
AIIMS doctor among 5 dead in Yamuna Expressway accident near Mathura AIIMS doctor among 5 dead in Yamuna Expressway accident near Mathura
- March 18, 2018

The accident at 2.30 am claimed the lives of Dr Harshad Wankhede (35), Dr Yashpreet (25) and Dr Hembala (25). "Among the injured, Dr Catherin who is from Tripura has head injuries while the others - Jitendra Maurya, Mahesh Kumar and Abhinava Singh - have injuries on their limbs". (more...)
Reid: Anthem protests are why I'm unsigned Reid: Anthem protests are why I'm unsigned
- March 18, 2018

He took to Twitter Thursday to air his grievances with National Football League owners, not general managers, who he says are blocking his chances. While anti-collusion rules which prevent owners from conspiring to keep a player out of the league exist. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation
- March 18, 2018

Russian Federation also said it was closing Britain's consulate in the city of Saint Petersburg, citing a "disparity" in the number of diplomatic missions held by the two countries. "So I think the right approach is to seek the evidence; to follow worldwide treaties, particularly in relation to prohibited chemical weapons, because this was a chemical weapons attack, carried out on British soil", Corbyn's spokesman said following the debate, which led to him being ostracized by the media. (more...)
Chennaiyin FC bag 2nd isl title Chennaiyin FC bag 2nd isl title
- March 18, 2018

Will it be the tactically astute travelling team who will reclaim the title they handed over to ATK past year? Chennaiyin were the table toppers in 2014 but were ousted in the semi-finals. They held most of the possession and were rewarded for it in the 16th minute. Their strength this season has been the towering presence of Dimas Delgado and Erik Paartalu in the midfield complimenting Chhetri and Miku upfront. (more...)
Rajkot or Hyderabad likely to host India's first ever day-night Test Rajkot or Hyderabad likely to host India's first ever day-night Test
- March 18, 2018

The BCCI's tours, programmes and fixtures committee met on Saturday to finalise the venues for the next season and picked Mumbai, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Indore and Guwahati as the five cities for the ODI series. Replying to an email from the BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, the CWI chief Dave Cameron has said: "As per our discussions we would gladly agree to a day/night Test Match being the first one". (more...)
Russian Federation retaliates against the United Kingdom over ongoing spy poisoning fight Russian Federation retaliates against the United Kingdom over ongoing spy poisoning fight
- March 17, 2018

Russia decided the British diplomats must leave Moscow within a week, its foreign ministry said on Saturday, after a meeting with Britain's ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow. "It is our view that when political or diplomatic relations become hard, cultural relations and educational opportunities are vital to maintain ongoing dialogue between people and institutions", it said. (more...)
Modi addresses Krishi Unnati Mela Modi addresses Krishi Unnati Mela
- March 17, 2018

The Prime Minister's assurance to farmers on support price on Saturday may not put an end to the debate over the method of calculating cost of production for fixing the MSPs, but it gave enough signal that the government's focus would mainly be on procurement and many pending proposed legislations at state-level to ensure remunerative prices of farm produce to farmers. (more...)
FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes
- March 17, 2018

The change could save millions of lives by reducing the addictiveness of the deadly habit. According to the Center for Disease Controls, smoking is the cause of four hundred and eighty thousand deaths a year. Also Robert West, professor of Health Psychology, University College London, said, "If we could move directly from where we are to a world where no accessible tobacco product contained addictive levels of nicotine that might work". (more...)
Saraki mourns Senator Ali Wakili, APC lawmaker who slumped and died Saraki mourns Senator Ali Wakili, APC lawmaker who slumped and died
- March 17, 2018

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara , has described as devastating and heart breaking, the news of the death of Sen. He attended Lere Primary School in Tafawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State from 1965 to 1972, proceeded to Government Secondary School Damaturu in the then Borno, from 1972 to 1977, where he obtained his Senior School Certificate. (more...)
Bottled water row: Bisleri MD says safety of consumers is top priority Bottled water row: Bisleri MD says safety of consumers is top priority
- March 17, 2018

The study, which was conducted by the State University of NY and non-profit organization Orb Media, sampled 259 water bottles from 11 brands across 19 locations in 11 countries and found that 93 percent of them showed microplastic contamination . (more...)
Kevin Pietersen refuses to play PSL matches in Pakistan Kevin Pietersen refuses to play PSL matches in Pakistan
- March 17, 2018

He said that his team have a chance of winning the league this year and that will keep on supporting "purple". "Third time lucky, remember". But he chose not to travel to Pakistan for a play-off after the group stage in the United Arab Emirates.Pietersen said on social media: "Ciao, cricket!" But now, with the tournament shifting to Pakistan for two Eliminator matches in Lahore before the final in Karachi on March 25, Pietersen has joined his fellow England cricketers, Eoin Morgan, Alex ... (more...)
Auburn survives College of Charleston, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament Auburn survives College of Charleston, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament
- March 17, 2018

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl, who had a muddy view of the contested shot and said he didn't see a replay, commended his team for avoiding fouls, saying his defenders adjusted to Charleston's habit of "kicking their legs out" on long shots. Auburn's sophomore point guard picked up two fouls in the first 65 seconds of the game and his third less than two minutes into the second half. "For Auburn to get to come to San Diego, California, travel as well as we do - this is a real reward", he said. (more...)
Surveillance Footage From Parkland High School Shows Police Standing Outside During Shooting Surveillance Footage From Parkland High School Shows Police Standing Outside During Shooting
- March 17, 2018

The videos have been a source of interest since investigations began into the actions of several law enforcement officials, including Peterson , who reportedly failed to immediately enter the school building, as officers are trained to do. (more...)
Narendra Modi asks scientists to spend time among children Narendra Modi asks scientists to spend time among children
- March 17, 2018

Meanwhile, the Coordinating Committee (Corcom) formed by six proscribed underground organisations in Manipur had called for a 17-hour shutdown in Manipur to coincide with the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on March 16. (more...)
Four Countries Blame Russia for Deadly Chemical Attack Four Countries Blame Russia for Deadly Chemical Attack
- March 17, 2018

The leaders of the United States, France, Germany, and Britain issued a rare joint statement Thursday condemning Russian Federation for "the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War". "France agrees with the United Kingdom that there is no other plausible explanation and reiterates its solidarity with its ally", President Emmanuel Macron's office said in a statement. (more...)
Match Day for CWRU medical students Match Day for CWRU medical students
- March 17, 2018

It is my honor to share that this year represents the most successful Match Day in the history of our health sciences center. Eight students matched in Tallahassee, including five with residency programs sponsored by the College of Medicine. (more...)
Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in tit-for-tat move: Lavrov Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in tit-for-tat move: Lavrov
- March 17, 2018

Peskov on Thursday said Russian President Vladimir Putin would ultimately choose the option that "most suits Moscow's interests". Putin's spokesman denounced the claim as "shocking and inexcusable". "We have never encountered this level of discussion on the global stage", Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, saying he's been surprised by the British reaction. (more...)
PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules? PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?
- March 17, 2018

PM Modi will also be addressing a public gathering at Luwangshangbam in the vicinity of Imphal West district. For the first time in its history, it was rescheduled to March 16-March 20 and its venue was moved to the Manipur University after the Osmania University administration said it would not be able to host the event fearing agitations on campus. (more...)
Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' remark made previous year
- March 16, 2018

While supporters will need no help in getting excited for a game of such magnitude, the response online from many fans of both Ireland and Wales has been one of fury. For us, it is a matter of working that forward pack, keeping the ball on the park, working through lots of phases and taking the legs from them. "I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused - no excuses and I shouln't have said what I did. (more...)
Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom: More strains included in investigation Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom: More strains included in investigation
- March 16, 2018

Products positive for Salmonella and associated companies. Illnesses started on dates ranging from January 1, 2017 to February 24, 2018. Symptoms of salmonella can begin 12 to 72 hours after a person is infected. Three revealed isolates genetically related to an outbreak strain, while 22 were positive for a non-matching Salmonella or Salmonella and further testing is pending. (more...)
England coach Eddie Jones forced to apologise for profane Irish, Welsh slurs England coach Eddie Jones forced to apologise for profane Irish, Welsh slurs
- March 16, 2018

He has reason to be confident in his team after making just one tactical change from the side that beat Scotland , rotating Iain Henderson in for Devin Toner , while Jones has hit the panic button and changed seven from his side's loss to France . (more...)
PM To Scientists: Extend Research From Labs To Land PM To Scientists: Extend Research From Labs To Land
- March 16, 2018

The 106-year-old ISC was earlier scheduled to be held at the Osmania University in Hyderabad in the first week of January. "However, the Prime Minister cut short his visit at the university and skipped two regular events â€" prize distribution to award-winning scientists and a tea party with Indian Science Congress Association executive council members and the award winners â€" as he left for a political rally on the completion of one year of the BJP government in Manipur. (more...)
Indigo, GoAir flight cancellation: Passengers struggle as carriers scrap flights; see list Indigo, GoAir flight cancellation: Passengers struggle as carriers scrap flights; see list
- March 16, 2018

Almost 630 domestic flights will be closed down ahead next month's travel peak season as submitted to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Thursday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA ) on Monday grounded 11 Airbus A320 neo aircraft due to recurring malfunctions in their engines. "This has resulted in cancellation of certain flights". (more...)
Is The Stock Overvalued? (P/E Analysis) - PGT Innovations, Inc., (NYSE: PGTI)
- March 16, 2018

It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Mutual Of Omaha Bank Wealth Management decreased its stake in Bristol (BMY) by 61.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6300 target in Monday, July 17 report. Companies that can increase earnings at a high compound rate over time are attractive to investors. (more...)
Bengaluru, Chennai among worst cities in India, Delhi improves its position Bengaluru, Chennai among worst cities in India, Delhi improves its position
- March 16, 2018

As per the Global Smart City Performance Index-2017 which was released on Monday, Bhubaneswar has been ranked 13 so far as "Safety" is concerned and has been ranked 20 in terms of "Mobility", "Health" and "Productivity". Pune is the best city when it comes to local governance and Bengaluru the worst, says the study that evaluated the quality of governance by analysing the functioning of urban local bodies. (more...)
SC stays defamation complaint of Jay Shah, chides media SC stays defamation complaint of Jay Shah, chides media
- March 16, 2018

Journalists can not write anything they imagine and behave as if they are "sitting in some pulpit", Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said on Thursday, in a stinging criticism targeted at electronic media and websites, even as he upheld the freedom of the media. (more...)
Former aide to Gov. Cuomo convicted in bribery case Former aide to Gov. Cuomo convicted in bribery case
- March 16, 2018

Cor official Joseph Gerardi was found not guilty on any of the charges. They say that included a $35,000 payment from Cor Development to secure the governor's help redeveloping a state-owned tract of land in Syracuse known as the Inner Harbor, and a $90,000-a-year job for Percoco's wife from Kelly, a former executive at Competitive Power Ventures, to clear hurdles with the state to build power plants. (more...)