Health


Ethiopian Elected to Head World Health Organization Ethiopian Elected to Head World Health Organization
- May 31, 2017

Ghebreyesus will be the first African ever to lead the United Nations health agency. Before his election to the WHO director-general position, Tedros was Ethiopia's foreign affairs minister, and from 2005 to 2012 he was the country's health minister, according to a press release today from the WHO. (more...)
India and Germany are 'made for each other', says PM Narendra Modi
- May 31, 2017

Earlier in the day, Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held the fourth Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) during which the two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and the two sides inked 12 agreements/Memorandum of Understandings (MoU). (more...)
NATO to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief
- May 31, 2017

Trump also unveiled a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. "Germany's Angela Merkel throwing out a subtle jab of her own, saying it is trust, not walls, that unites". Trump scored a hoped-for success as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation joined the 68-nation worldwide coalition fighting the Islamic State group. "The Germans are bad, very bad", he said, according to the German weekly's online edition. (more...)
Trump Lashes Out at Germany Over Trade and NATO, Promises 'Change'
- May 31, 2017

Prime Minister Modi asserted that a global order based on democracy is the need of the hour in an interconnected and interdependent world. Our friendship with the USA, the United Kingdom, our neighborly relationship with Russian Federation and also with other countries count, of course. (more...)
Netanyahu: hope Trump visit will be 'milestone' for peace
- May 31, 2017

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday he was heartened by the absence of even a single protester during President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend. "From al-Madina newspaper: The Riyadh Summit". Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Center for Middle East Policy, noted that Saudi Arabia is a "police state" among the "most repressive" of free speech in the Middle East. (more...)
In Germany, You Can Get Blessed by a New Robot Priest In Germany, You Can Get Blessed by a New Robot Priest
- May 31, 2017

It consists of a metal box with a touch screen, two arms on the side, a head with eyes and a digital mouth at the top. The blessing is available in German, Polish, Spanish, French, or English. The church notes that the idea of a machine offering electronic blessings won't be well received by all, but its hopes that the exhibition can challenge ideas around robots and how they might shape the religious experience moving forward. (more...)
Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact
- May 31, 2017

In the advisory referendum a vast majority of 61 percent of the Dutch voters rejected the Agreement, a treaty between the European Union , their 28 Member States and Ukraine on political, economic and a broad range of legislation and regulation topics. (more...)
India accused of cover up after three zika cases go unreported India accused of cover up after three zika cases go unreported
- May 31, 2017

But last year's outbreak didn't explode until July and August. The research was published May 24, 2017, in the journal Nature. Since this did not happen, even the medical fraternity in Ahmedabad and in Gujarat at large was completely unaware of the presence of the Zika virus in Ahmedabad until now. (more...)
CHECKOUT Salman Khan's latest creation on sets of 'Tubelight' CHECKOUT Salman Khan's latest creation on sets of 'Tubelight'
- May 31, 2017

Few days ago, Salman had also shared a video where we see him and Sohail playing with their nephew Ahil, son of their sister Arpita Khan Sharma and Ayush Sharma. Tubelight is slated to hit the theaters on 23rd June, 2017. They have certain guidelines to release a film, ' Kabir says. He further adds that Tubelight will also meet the same fate at the box office as Jai Ho and Kabir Khan's last movie Phantom. (more...)
South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules
- May 30, 2017

Many state governments have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will leave hundreds of thousands jobless and deprive millions of Christians, Muslims and poor Hindus of a cheap source of protein. The trial of senior BJP leaders will raise fresh questions about Hindu nationalism within Modi's party at a time when critics accuse his supporters of trying to marginalize minority groups and redefine India as a Hindu nation. (more...)
Hot air balloon crashes after couple gets engaged on board Hot air balloon crashes after couple gets engaged on board
- May 30, 2017

After the voyage was delayed by weather issues previously, he finally got the chance on Saturday morning, when the lovers joined eight others and the pilot on the scenic trip above the Canadian city. In the footage, the basket scratches against branches and swings back and forth before the balloon rises again. Luckily the pilot fired up the burner which managed to free the balloon and passengers. (more...)
PM Modi meets German President at Castle Bellevue
- May 30, 2017

The two leaders issued a Joint Statement at the end of their deliberations, in which they agreed to further strengthen the Strategic Partnership between India and Germany by deepening cooperation on foreign policy and security issues as well as on sustainable development and enhanced trade and investment ties. (more...)
Over 7 million people die of smoking, tobacco every year
- May 30, 2017

Some big growers are also using coal that emits carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas blamed for global warming, the World Health Organization said. Increased tobacco taxation revenues will strengthen domestic resource mobilization, creating the fiscal space needed for countries to meet development priorities under the 2030 Agenda . (more...)
Four in the running for title - Chappell Four in the running for title - Chappell
- May 30, 2017

With its rapid-fire schedule and the strength of its field, the Champions Trophy is arguably the preferred 50-over event for players and fans compared to the Cricket World Cup , which can drag on for six weeks and where many results can be predicted. (more...)
Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims
- May 30, 2017

A Greater Manchester Police (GMP) spokeswoman did not comment to CNN on the photo publication. And the announcement of the main suspect's identity was made by American news outlets despite an appeal by British authorities for news agencies not to disclose his identity. (more...)
Norway demands return of funds from Palestinian Authority Norway demands return of funds from Palestinian Authority
- May 30, 2017

Similarly a statement last week from the government of Norway said that naming the center after Mughrabi, which used Norwegian funds, constituted "glorification of terrorist attacks" and was "completely unacceptable". PMW's Marcus said that the PA "has been responding recently to global criticism over its terror glorification by actually increasing its terror glorification". (more...)
Modi seeks 'quantum jump' in eco ties with Germany, 8 pacts signed
- May 30, 2017

Trump promised to make a decision in the week ahead on whether the United States will be the first of 195 signatories to pull out. But according to the Axios news agency, which cites three sources close to the talk, the President's mind is already made up. (more...)
Home runs by Bellinger, Utley and Forsythe power a 5-1 win Home runs by Bellinger, Utley and Forsythe power a 5-1 win
- May 30, 2017

Louis manager Mike Matheny said. St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong , left, is tagged out at home by Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal during the seventh inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017 , in St. Last time the Cardinals faced him, they hit him for five runs on four hits and seven walks in four innings. "When you see the guys with the resumes they have coming out and committing to their pitches, that's what you're going to get". (more...)
Trump makes G-7 deal on trade
- May 30, 2017

The Paris Agreement , which was signed in 2015 by 195 countries, states that the parties will act to limit global warming and greenhouse gas emissions. Defense Sec. James Mattis told CBS's Face the Nation on Saturday that the president is "wide open" on the deal. Senate Democrats have been urging the president to keep the U.S.in the agreement. (more...)
India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets
- May 30, 2017

Indian meat traders, under the aegis of the Quresh Action Committee and other trade and industry associations, plan to petition India's Supreme Court in the next couple of days to get the government order rescinded. Organisers in Kerala state killed a calf, triggering outrage and counter rallies by BJP supporters where cows were adorned with flowers. Kerala, West Bengal, Meghalaya and Puducherry - four jurisdictions that allowed cow slaughter - have said they will resist the ban. (more...)

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