Dalai Lama marks 60th year of his exile in India

The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile has urged his compatriots to strengthen efforts to make the return of the Dalai Lama to his native land a reality. "India has always welcomed refugees with open arms and heart". Ma... More..

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Prices Hike : Petrol 4-yr High, Diesel All-Time High
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Prices Hike : Petrol 4-yr High, Diesel All-Time High

The CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury said, "This is clearly not an April Fool's joke". India has the highest retail prices of petrol and diesel among South Asian nations as taxes account for half of the pump rates, a ...More..

Uehara shoots 1st-round 66 to sit in 2nd at ANA Inspiration
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Uehara shoots 1st-round 66 to sit in 2nd at ANA Inspiration

As a carefree 13-year-old, Michelle Wie used the grand stage here in Rancho Mirage to declare her intentions to "go play LPGA full time and then try to go to the PGA". "I don't know if I would say it's a reli...More..

Mississippi State advances to Women's Final Four
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Mississippi State advances to Women's Final Four

However, two days later they fell to SC 67-55 in the championship game. However, thanks to Roshunda Johnson draining a perfectly placed three pointer, Mississippi State was able to extend the game into overti...More..

UN chief calls for independent probe into Palestinian deaths on Gaza border
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

UN chief calls for independent probe into Palestinian deaths on Gaza border

United Nations deputy political affairs chief Taye-Brook Zerihoun told the council the situation in Gaza "might deteriorate in the coming days" and called for civilians, particularly children, not to be targete...More..

Officials warn of fatal case of synthetic marijuana use
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Officials warn of fatal case of synthetic marijuana use

Anyone with a reaction to synthetic cannabinoids should call 911, IDPH said. Health care providers, schools and health departments encountering unusual cases of bleeding in individuals should inquire about ...More..

Stolen bracelet with husband's ashes returned to Elizabeth City woman
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Stolen bracelet with husband's ashes returned to Elizabeth City woman

A woman says her family has kicked off a Disney cruise because she was pregnant. Later on, Correll said Polston and others are seen laughing when the 14-year-old fell face-first on the floor. The deceased, ...More..

Snow set to return as yellow weather warning issued
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Snow set to return as yellow weather warning issued

A raft of severe yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and snow have been issued for the Midlands, Wales, and large stretches of northern England and Scotland. "The rain takes much of the day to ease away ...More..

Lawyers' body concerned over issues raised by SC judge Justice Chelameswar
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Lawyers' body concerned over issues raised by SC judge Justice Chelameswar

It notes that Misra dealt with the case on the administrative as well as judicial side even when the writ petition demanded a probe into the matter in which he too was likely to fall within the scope of investi...More..

What we know about cancer risk and coffee — Science Says
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

What we know about cancer risk and coffee — Science Says

But the scorn and outrage should be directed not at the judge but at the law whose terms he was required to enforce - Proposition 65, adopted by state voters through the initiative process in 1986 - as well a...More..

Raheem Sterling future casts shadow over Manchester City trip to Everton
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Raheem Sterling future casts shadow over Manchester City trip to Everton

Sterling has been in superb form this season, scoring a career best 20 goals in all competitions, 10 behind top scorer Sergio Aguero , with City having all but wrapped up the Premier League title. "That ...More..

Fayose to Osinbajo: PDP has offloaded corrupt elements to APC
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Fayose to Osinbajo: PDP has offloaded corrupt elements to APC

Tinubu, who spoke at the 10th Colloquium to mark his 66th birthday in Victoria Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, said Nigerians must be wary of the antics of the PDP and ensured that the party did not return to...More..

Collapsing Bubbles May Make Knuckle Cracks Noisy
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Collapsing Bubbles May Make Knuckle Cracks Noisy

He says the first equation refers to the pressure variations inside the knuckle, the second equation refers to the size variations of bubbles in response to pressure variations. Earlier studies using ultrasound...More..

SSC exam fraud: 4 arrested
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

SSC exam fraud: 4 arrested

Where they couldn't use Team Viewer and AMMYY, they worked through Local Area Network (LAN) that allows interconnection of computers in an area. In a jolt to candidates protesting against the SSC CGL examinat...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

England drop Moeen, Woakes for 2nd test against New Zealand

Sure, Neil Wagner dropped a caught and bowled chance when he was on 48, but it was otherwise a fine knock nobody saw coming. His aggressiveness complemented Bairstow's more steady approach, and was desperatel...More..

Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

These mutations are associated with a series of genetic neuromuscular problems such as myopathies, myasthenic syndromes, and respiratory difficulties. But researchers say one infant death is too many and ac...More..

Saudi Arabia Threatens Iran, Blaming Them for Yemeni Missiles
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Saudi Arabia Threatens Iran, Blaming Them for Yemeni Missiles

The first attack, which also targeted Riyadh global airport on November 4, triggered the tightening of a longstanding Saudi-led blockade of Yemen - already on the verge of starvation. Yemen's Army says all...More..

Eating Out Increases Exposure To Harmful Chemicals Linked To Cancer And Diabetes
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Eating Out Increases Exposure To Harmful Chemicals Linked To Cancer And Diabetes

Zota and Woodruff's previous research shows that policy actions, such as bans, can help reduce human exposure to harmful phthalates . Exposure to phthalates has been linked to a range of health problems, w...More..

Holy Week and Easter 2018 and Egg Hunt
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Holy Week and Easter 2018 and Egg Hunt

Highway 85 Connector at the corner of Church Alley in downtown Brooks, just four miles south of Starr's Mill. Visit www.CommunityChurch.org to make a donation of $25 or more! Maundy Thursday service will be...More..

Condos responds to potential inclusion of citizenship question on the 2020 census
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Condos responds to potential inclusion of citizenship question on the 2020 census

We've annotated the changes to the questions and some of the noteworthy features of the census below, explaining the reason behind - and some pushback against - questions on Hispanic/Latino origin, white and...More..

Locals honored on National Vietnam War Veterans Day
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Locals honored on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Servicemen say ceremonies like these are a simple way to show that one cares about the sacrifice they've made for the nation. Today Governor Pete Ricketts invited a handful of Vietnam veterans to the Capitol....More..

3 students, school bus driver hospitalized after crash at Fort Leonard Wood
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

3 students, school bus driver hospitalized after crash at Fort Leonard Wood

The names of the students were not released. However on Tuesday, she said she learned that not only was her son not on the bus, but he also was marked absent from school that day. As a District team, we are d...More..

Facebook is making its privacy settings easier to find
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Facebook is making its privacy settings easier to find

Erin Egan, V-P and Chief Privacy Officer, Policy at Facebook and Ashlie Beringer, VP and Deputy General Counsel listed changes in the privacy policy through a statement on the Facebook blog . Users will al...More..

Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen aid to UN
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen aid to UN

SAUDI Arabia yesterday presented a US$930 million (RM3.6 billion) check to the United Nations for humanitarian aid in Yemen as the United Nations chief pushed for an end to the war in which Riyadh leads a mili...More..

SS Rajamouli eager to visit Pakistan
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

SS Rajamouli eager to visit Pakistan

Q. Will Mr Rajamouli be attending the film festival in Karachi? Baabubali 2 opened across 100 theatres in Pakistan previous year and has reportedly been received well. Indian films like Dear Zindagi, Hind...More..

Humans have a new 'organ' interstitium: Body's 'shock absorber' discovered by researchers
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Humans have a new 'organ' interstitium: Body's 'shock absorber' discovered by researchers

When the tissue interacted with the slide, the fluid was drained from the tissue causing the compartments to collapse and become practically invisible to researchers. Scientists believe they may have discovered...More..

'World's worst' super-gonorrhea case sparks drug worry
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

'World's worst' super-gonorrhea case sparks drug worry

Health officials are now tracing any other sexual partners of the man, who has not been identified, in an attempt to contain the infection's spread, BBC said. Doctors claim medicines including penicillin no l...More..

Simpler Facebook Privacy Settings Are On The Way
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Simpler Facebook Privacy Settings Are On The Way

Android users also called out Facebook for logging the metadata of users' calls and texts so it could see who users were contacting, as well as the location of the call. "It is felt that there is a need for...More..

Date set for Republic of Ireland's abortion referendum
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Date set for Republic of Ireland's abortion referendum

Minister for Health Simon Harris said the issue had been discussed by politicians for a long time and that it's time for the people to have their say. Mr Harris outlined details of that legislation to cabinet...More..

Pakistan embarrassed as PM Shahid Abbasi undergoes security check at U.S. airport
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pakistan embarrassed as PM Shahid Abbasi undergoes security check at U.S. airport

In the viral video, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is seeing to walk out from the security check just like an ordinary passenger by carrying his bag and coat. Another Pakistan TV anchor has reportedly said, "He shou...More..

Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL, counted microbes [bacteria causing disease] inside 19 bath toys by cutting them open to rev...More..

Kidde Recalls 500K Smoke Detectors
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Kidde Recalls 500K Smoke Detectors

Oregonians should replace smoke alarms that may not be up to the job of detecting smoke, the state fire marshal said. However, the Triad Business Journal reported that the number of defective units might not ...More..

Burma's parliament elects Suu Kyi loyalist as new president
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Burma's parliament elects Suu Kyi loyalist as new president

Myanmar's military ruled the country for almost half a century until a partial transition to democracy in 2016. It is still in charge of security matters and still faces accusations of rights abuses. Myint r...More..

Khap panchayats can't interfere in marriage of consenting adults: SC
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Khap panchayats can't interfere in marriage of consenting adults: SC

It also laid down "preventive, remedial and punitive" measures. "Honour killing guillotines individual liberty, freedom of choice and one's own perception of choice", said the CJI. "If there is offence committe...More..

CBSE Orders Re-Exam For Class 12 Economics, Class 10 Maths Papers
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

CBSE Orders Re-Exam For Class 12 Economics, Class 10 Maths Papers

The CBSE reports that both the 12 Economics and 10 Mathematics papers have been leaked allegedly on Whatsapp . The dates for the retest will be announced on the CBSE website within a week, Hindustan Times r...More..

Netflix Renews 'Nailed It' and 'Queer Eye' for Second Seasons
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Netflix Renews 'Nailed It' and 'Queer Eye' for Second Seasons

Netflix has picked up a third season of its comedy " One Day at a Time ". In addition, Netflix announced it has renewed four other of its non-scripted programs: Drug Lords , Nailed It! The reboot has ...More..

Remains found in shallow grave thought to belong to missing model
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Remains found in shallow grave thought to belong to missing model

Sheriff's detectives, along with Chico State University anthropologists, will assist LAPD Tuesday in determine whether a grave site was indeed found and whether it contains remains, the sheriff's office said. p...More..

Kansas water park operator promises to fight charges aggressively
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Kansas water park operator promises to fight charges aggressively

Kansas prosecutors have suggested that the water slide where a 10-year-old boy was killed in 2016 was completed in a hurry to impress TV producers for a reality show. The indictment references video footage wh...More..

Nigeria 0-2 Serbia: Mitrovic double seal Serbia's win over Super Eagle
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Nigeria 0-2 Serbia: Mitrovic double seal Serbia's win over Super Eagle

Aleksandar Mitrović was the hero as he hit the brace that ensured Serbia beat Nigeria 2-0. The Serbian side could have gone ahead when Mitrovic's header was scrambled off the line by Francis Uzoho as the refe...More..

A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

Alter says children are always vulnerable to the flu. So far this season, 49 people have died in Travis County from the flu. "However, because of the severity of this season, there have been questions raised ...More..

Newly Discovered 'Organ' May Help Explain How Cancer Spreads
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Newly Discovered 'Organ' May Help Explain How Cancer Spreads

They suspect the fluid-filled spaces may act like shock absorbers that prevent the tearing of tissue in organs , muscles and vessels as they move during normal functioning. Theise suspects the sampling procedu...More..

Nokia 1 Android Oreo Go phone launched in India at Rs. 5499
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Nokia 1 Android Oreo Go phone launched in India at Rs. 5499

Meanwhile, the Xpress On covers have been priced at Rs. 450 and available in Azure and Grey or Yellow and Pink. Google has developed Android Go Edition as an optimized version of the main Android OS to ...More..

Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status

The census figures determine the number of seats each state is allocated in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as how the federal government distributes hundreds of billions of dollars in funding for var...More..

SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala'
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala'

While declaring triple talaq invalid in August previous year, a five-judge Constitution bench had thus explained while it kept the focus on the issue: "Keeping in view the factual aspect in the present case, ...More..

Buhari, APC governors to hold NEC meeting Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Buhari, APC governors to hold NEC meeting Tuesday

The national chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, led other national officers of the party to the meeting. "It is the honest thing to do, a legacy to transfer to our children; we can not continue like t...More..

Construction of US-Mexico border wall to begin immediately
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Construction of US-Mexico border wall to begin immediately

Trump had earlier Friday threatened to veto the bill - and was reportedly fuming all morning about details in the bill he didn't like. Trump said he was "very disappointed" in the package, in part because ...More..

Michael Bennett surrenders to authorities over Super Bowl injury charge
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Michael Bennett surrenders to authorities over Super Bowl injury charge

This stems from an incident during Super Bowl 51 in which his brother Martellus was playing for the New England Patriots. Immediately following the game, Bennett shoved his way onto the field where players we...More..

Mohammad Shami injured in road accident, given stitches
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mohammad Shami injured in road accident, given stitches

Shami was recovering from the mental trauma that he had embraced in the past few weeks by working on his pace skills at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy (ACA), run by Bengal batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran's father, in De...More..

Obama, New Zealand PM discuss climate change, parenthood
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Obama, New Zealand PM discuss climate change, parenthood

The former POTUS posed for photos at the Sydney Opera House and wave to a crowd. He is on a week-long tour of New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Japan. The former United States president is set to touch do...More..

Amid Mass Protests, Sacramento Police Release Video of Unarmed Man's Fatal Shooting
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Amid Mass Protests, Sacramento Police Release Video of Unarmed Man's Fatal Shooting

The demonstrators also blocked access to the Golden 1 Center, preventing some fans from attending a Sacramento Kings game. The basketball teams began the game almost a half-hour late in a mostly empty Golden 1 ...More..