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Dapchi Girls' Release Signifies Nigeria's Commitment To Security Of Nigerians-President Buhari Dapchi Girls' Release Signifies Nigeria's Commitment To Security Of Nigerians-President Buhari
- March 24, 2018

Boko Haram released most of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped last month to their hometown in Yobe State on Wednesday. Though some critics of the Buhari-led administration say that the government had given something in return for the girls' release, the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. (more...)
March against gun violence gains philanthropic help March against gun violence gains philanthropic help
- March 24, 2018

Other students of Stoneman Douglas who are activists in the #NeverAgain moments, including Hogg, Emma Gonzalez, Alex Wind, Jaclyn Corin, Ryan Deitsch and Cameron Kasky, also discussed how Black communities are disproportionately affected by gun violence, yet are not given as much attention. (more...)
INX Media corruption case: Delhi High Court grants bail to Karti Chidambaram INX Media corruption case: Delhi High Court grants bail to Karti Chidambaram
- March 24, 2018

September 22: CBI tells Supreme Court that Karti was prevented from travelling overseas as he was allegedly closing several of his foreign bank accounts. Following Supreme Court's order, Karti Chidambaram can not be arrested until March 26 by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). His judicial custody was due to expire on 24th March. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges 'mistakes' made in privacy scandal Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges 'mistakes' made in privacy scandal
- March 24, 2018

These include the pivotal 2016 Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as president of the US. He states that the data breach originated from a personality quiz made by a Cambridge University researcher called Aleksandr Kogan back in 2013, paying around 300,000 people to share their data. (more...)
Breakthrough in US-Russia ties long way off, says Kremlin Breakthrough in US-Russia ties long way off, says Kremlin
- March 24, 2018

Putin and Trump agreed on the need to work together to avoid a possible arms race, the Kremlin said, adding: "Special attention was devoted to working through the question of a possible high-level meeting". Skripal and his daughter have been in hospital in critical condition since March 4. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the attack, and in a reciprocal gesture, expelled 23 British diplomats as well as closing the British Council in Russian Federation. (more...)
Arrest Made in Burglary of Rob Gronkowski's Home During Super Bowl Arrest Made in Burglary of Rob Gronkowski's Home During Super Bowl
- March 24, 2018

He is being charged with breaking and entering during the nighttime, malicious destruction of property and two counts of receiving stolen property. Police in MA have arrested a man in connection with a burglary at New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski's home while he was at the Super Bowl. (more...)
The yearly cost of Alzheimer's? $277 billion The yearly cost of Alzheimer's? $277 billion
- March 24, 2018

And, if no new treatments are found, that number could hit 13.8 million by 2050, according to the new report on Alzheimer's disease facts and figures , published online March 20 by the Alzheimer's Association. Biological markers, or biomarkers, "will be critical to improving disease diagnosis and researching treatments that may prevent or delay the onset of clinical symptoms, such as memory loss, confusion, and difficulties carrying out routine day-to-day tasks", according to information ... (more...)
Grilled meat could be raising the risk of hypertension finds study Grilled meat could be raising the risk of hypertension finds study
- March 24, 2018

Wylie-Rosett is the head of Health Promotion and Nutrition Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 15 percent higher in those who prefer their food well done, compared with those who prefer rarer meats. Researchers advise people to avoid high-temperature cooking, if possible. They also found that people who preferred their food well done were even more likely to develop high blood pressure compared with those who prefer rarer meats. (more...)
Rick Saccone concedes Pennsylvania US House race to Conor Lamb Rick Saccone concedes Pennsylvania US House race to Conor Lamb
- March 24, 2018

Lamb, conceding the race in the Pennsylvania 18th Congressional District and congratulating him on his victory", Saccone said in a statement according to the Post-Gazette . More significant than the seat itself, which Lamb will occupy only until January, is the tone the result sets for Democrats nationwide. Allegheny County had expected to hear ballot challenges on Friday and certify results next week. (more...)
Reasons Why, Season 2 Will Issue a Warning Before Each Episode Reasons Why, Season 2 Will Issue a Warning Before Each Episode
- March 24, 2018

Now a new minute-long video has replaced the original " viewer warning card" that was displayed at the beginning of the first episode, with members of the cast addressing the hard issues that the show touches on. The show released an exclusive video Thursday of Prentice reading a letter from a fan, who also happens to be a sexual assault survivor. The study found 74 to 80 percent of teens and young adults asked agreed that the issues they saw in 13 Reasons Why reflected issues ... (more...)
Sonia Gandhi fallen ill in Shimla, taken to Delhi at midnight Sonia Gandhi fallen ill in Shimla, taken to Delhi at midnight
- March 24, 2018

The Congress leader had a brief stop at Panchkula on her way to Delhi, Dr Chand said. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was in Shimla on a private visit along with her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, was rushed to Chandigarh late last night following health complications. (more...)
Back pain patients worldwide getting wrong treatment: Australian report Back pain patients worldwide getting wrong treatment: Australian report
- March 23, 2018

Low back pain affects the back between the bottom of the ribs and the top of the leg. "In terms of burden of low back and neck pain in India - it accounts for nearly 7% of years lived with disability". "India was no different from the rest of the world". The second paper titled "Prevention and treatment of low back pain: evidence, challenges, and promising directions" led by Nadine Foster, Christopher Maher, and their colleagues speaks about the treatments available and the preventive ... (more...)
Alonso expects a 'very strong McLaren' by second half of 2018 Alonso expects a 'very strong McLaren' by second half of 2018
- March 23, 2018

But then we have Red Bull, we have Ferrari and definitely McLaren has to be the next team on that order'. While Eric Boullier claims the numerous technical issues, including overheating, a sub-standard battery and errant wheelnut have been "addressed", Alonso is a little more bullish, insisting the auto is 100% ready for the season opener. (more...)
Anna Hazare to start indefinite hunger strike today Anna Hazare to start indefinite hunger strike today
- March 23, 2018

Hazare is demanding the setting up of the Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states to combat corruption, and the implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report, to address the concerns of farmers. Hazare has turned down last-minute overtures from ministers in Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's government in Maharashtra to call off his hunger strike. (more...)
SC directs Jaypee to deposit Rs 200 crore in registry in… SC directs Jaypee to deposit Rs 200 crore in registry in…
- March 23, 2018

JAL argued that they should not be asked to deposit any further amount. It may be noted that the amount would be distributed among the home buyers seeking refund on pro rata basis. It has also sought (or received) occupation certificates for 13,500 flats in 2017-18. The court was hearing a public interest litigation case filed by Delhi-based Chitra Sharma along with 23 other home buyers through their lawyer Ashwarya Sinha. (more...)
'Encourage flu vaccine uptake to prevent heart attack', study advises 'Encourage flu vaccine uptake to prevent heart attack', study advises
- March 23, 2018

This year's flu season also marked the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Flu, which killed roughly 50 million people in 1918. The total of flu-related deaths extended its modern-day record to 328. Lead researcher Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash, associate professor of epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: 'For most young, healthy people, the risk of heart attacks and strokes occurring after a respiratory infection is low. (more...)
Male birth control pill could be around the corner Male birth control pill could be around the corner
- March 23, 2018

At the highest dose tested, 400mg, there was "marked suppression" of the hormones required for sperm production, said the study's senior investigator and professor of medicine at the University of Washington, Dr Stephanie Page. It must be taken with food, however, to be effective. As this was a trial experiment, however, longer-term studies are now underway to confirm the results. (more...)
Twitter failing to respect women's rights online, says Amnesty Twitter failing to respect women's rights online, says Amnesty
- March 22, 2018

From sexist comments and racism, to death and rape threats, Amnesty International urges Twitter users to " Tell Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey that he must clean up #ToxicTwitter, making sure it's a safe space for women by enforcing its rules on hateful conduct and abuse". (more...)
Students protest for permanent jobs in the Railways, Fadnavis holds talks Students protest for permanent jobs in the Railways, Fadnavis holds talks
- March 22, 2018

The protesters allegedly also threw stones at the local trains . The protests were carried out by activists of the All India Act Apprentice Association (AAAAA). "Apprentices can apply against this notification and Special Examination will shortly be held for apprentices who have done training in Railway Workshops under the Apprentices Act", the spokesperson said. (more...)
Treatment: Trump's plan to battle opioids needs scrutiny Treatment: Trump's plan to battle opioids needs scrutiny
- March 21, 2018

Donald argues that if one person can get the death penalty or life in prison for shooting one person, then a drug dealer who potentially kills thousands should get the same punishment. "It's possible. and I can understand it", he said. "So we need a path forward that gives them a menu of services that can choose that will work for them", said Alexis Pleus, Truth Pharm Founder. (more...)
Snow to intensify, cause issues during the morning commute Snow to intensify, cause issues during the morning commute
- March 21, 2018

Snowfall outside of Charlottesville in areas to the east and west could accumulate as much as 7 inches. Snow level radars at Chico and Colfax indicate the snow level remains above 8000 feet. You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. Thunderstorms possible again Thursday in the dry slot behind the front. (more...)
ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) Try to Shakeup Active Momentum on New Compulsions ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) Try to Shakeup Active Momentum on New Compulsions
- March 21, 2018

Analysts have a mean rating score of 1.5 on this stock. The trading company has the Market Cap of $29503.14 (this value is in millions, otherwise mentioned), which is an indicator that can be used by the financial organization to rank the size of companies in the stock exchange market. (more...)
The Roundup-Cold shooting sinks Jazz in loss to Hawks The Roundup-Cold shooting sinks Jazz in loss to Hawks
- March 21, 2018

Rubio knocked down two free throws, and Ingles followed that up with two of his own to give the Jazz a 92-91 lead. Schroder is averaging 19.5 points per game this season, and he will be leading the Hawks again this Thursday in a road game against the Sacramento Kings. (more...)
Will 'Baahubali 2' surpass its own records in the Chinese market? Will 'Baahubali 2' surpass its own records in the Chinese market?
- March 21, 2018

Baahubali 2's current cumulative collection is Rs 1715 crore and with its China release, the film is expected to mint minimum of Rs 300 crore in the Chinese markets. It's because of Aamir Khan who turned a Superstar in China with his sensible films and paved way for other Bollywood films like "Bhajrangi Bhaijaan" which performed phenomenally well in China, as well. (more...)
UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions including JNU, BHU, AMU UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions including JNU, BHU, AMU
- March 21, 2018

Institutes that have been granted complete autonomy have a NAAC score of 3.6 and above, apart from this, NIRF rankings of the institutions were also kept in mind while granting autonomies. Universities with a score below 3.5 were in the second category and were given partial autonomy. Among private universities, OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat, and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, are the only ones to make it to category-II. (more...)
Industrial Packaging Market Analysis and Outlook 2018 to 2025 Industrial Packaging Market Analysis and Outlook 2018 to 2025
- March 21, 2018

The necessary details for the companies in Global Industrial Packaging , such as revenue , % share, supplier information, images of products are provided as well. On the plus side, macroeconomic factors such as rise in disposable income of middle-class population leading to increased spending on FMCG products can be attributed to the growth of multi-sensory packaging market globally. (more...)
Dollar Inches Up Ahead of Fed Decision Dollar Inches Up Ahead of Fed Decision
- March 21, 2018

Stocks in Asia were poised for a small advance after a rally in crude oil buoyed USA equities, while Treasury yields and the dollar rose with investors bracing for a Federal Reserve policy decision. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 0.5 percent to 24,727.27. WALL STREET: The S&P 500 index sank 1.4 percent to 2,712.92. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.5 percent to 31,340.22, while the Shanghai Composite edged 0.4 percent lower to 3,270.82. (more...)
New Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths and Cost New Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths and Cost
- March 21, 2018

That doesn't include the unpaid time and effort of the people, mostly women, who are caring for spouses, parents, siblings, and friends with dementia, the annual report from the Alzheimer's Association shows. Families bear 70 percent of that cost through out-of-pocket expenses and the value of unpaid care. In 2017, 16 million Americans provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care in the form of physical, emotional and financial support - a contribution to the nation valued at ... (more...)
Missouri death row inmate asking for stay of execution Missouri death row inmate asking for stay of execution
- March 21, 2018

For almost all his life, Bucklew has been afflicted with cavernous hemangioma, a rare disease that causes tumors to form in his face, head, neck, and throat. Missouri law still provides for the option of lethal gas, but the state no longer has a gas chamber and has not used the method since 1965. Bucklew, 49, has been on death row for two decades for the 1996 killing of a love rival and raping a former girlfriend. (more...)
England's Nick Pope says it will be 'every man for themselves' England's Nick Pope says it will be 'every man for themselves'
- March 21, 2018

The former Welling, Cambridge and Charlton keeper has impressed for the Clarets this season and Pope intends to take his chance at global level. "It didn't pay much". "I've played in some cold, dark leagues". He added: "Obviously when you get released by Ipswich at 16 you think making it is a far and distant possibility". (more...)