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Indira Gandhi was committed to ideals of secularism: Sonia Gandhi Indira Gandhi was committed to ideals of secularism: Sonia Gandhi
- November 19, 2017

The Congress will continue to criticise Modi for not fulfilling the promises he made before coming to power, Chidambaram said, alleging that the prime minister has also "failed" to create job opportunities. You are my mentor and guide. "Tributes to former PM Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary", the Prime Minister said. Congress communications incharge Randeep Surjewala said on Twitter that she worked tirelessly "to shape a new future" for the country. (more...)
First round of negotiations with Islamabad protesters ends conclusively First round of negotiations with Islamabad protesters ends conclusively
- November 19, 2017

As per an order of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued yesterday, protesters staging a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange have until 10 AM today (Saturday) to vacate the key route. Meanwhile, addressing participants of the sit-in at Faizabad, Pir Muhammed Afzal Qadri said that the Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) will not compromise over their demands. (more...)
California's Jobless Rate Drops Slightly To 4.9 Percent
- November 18, 2017

California added 31,700 net jobs in October and the state unemployment rate fell to 4.9% from 5.1% a month earlier, according to data released Friday by the state's Employment Development Department. The rate was lower than the statewide average for October of 4.9 percent, though still higher than the national average of 4.1 percent. "These are definitely the lowest", Weaver said. (more...)
World's First Human Head Transplant Successfully Carried Out, Claims Surgeon World's First Human Head Transplant Successfully Carried Out, Claims Surgeon
- November 18, 2017

Dr. Sergio Canavero said the procedure would take place in China because the USA and Europe would not allow it. "A full head swap between brain dead organ donors is the next stage". A surgeon has claimed he has successfully carried out procedures on corpses. But not everyone is convinced Professor Canavero could actually ever achieve a successful head transplant. (more...)
Relief to Naidu, as NGT clears Amaravati! Relief to Naidu, as NGT clears Amaravati!
- November 18, 2017

They also challenged the clearances given by the environment ministry with 192 conditions. The new capital of Andhra Pradesh is coming up on the southern banks of the Krishna river in Guntur district. Speaking to officials through a teleconference from Visakhapatnam on the eve of it, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said the establishment of the APO was a great step towards development of Amaravati . (more...)
Ohio State suspends all fraternity activity amid conduct reviews Ohio State suspends all fraternity activity amid conduct reviews
- November 18, 2017

The University of MI launched an investigation into fraternities on campus after the student-run Interfraternity Council last week voted suspend activities amid a slew of hazing and sexual misconduct allegations. Ohio State cited the "significantly high number of investigations this semester", rather than any one case in particular. Ohio State said the move was not based on any specific case, but instead on the high number of investigations. (more...)
Delhi Pollution: EPCA imposes ban of trucks as air quality improves Delhi Pollution: EPCA imposes ban of trucks as air quality improves
- November 17, 2017

As the Delhi air quality plummeted, the government scrambled for solutions, while playing the blame game, leaving Delhiites to fend for themselves. Kyunki hum sabki zimmedaari hain pollution ko kam karna. "I would urge people to share their rides whenever they can". This action if we do it once a week, it will make a massive difference. While the BJP leader, Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas tweets, "Happy to share that Government has made a decision to prepone ... (more...)
33 pc reduction? Your dog is protecting you from this disease 33 pc reduction? Your dog is protecting you from this disease
- November 17, 2017

Hunting dogs seemed to offer the most protection when it came to staying alive. Even dog ownership registration has been mandatory in Sweden since 2001. Prof Fall pointed out: "There might also be differences between owners and non owners already before buying a dog, which could have influenced our results, such as those people choosing to get a dog tending to be more active and of better health". (more...)
How OnePlus 5T compares with rivals How OnePlus 5T compares with rivals
- November 17, 2017

However, there are some updates that won't go unnoticed such as the larger display that minimises the bezels and the repositioned fingerprint sensor which now rests on the back panel. OnePlus claims it'll work if you're wearing a scarf or pulling a amusing face, and unlocks the phone in 0.4 seconds. Apart from this, rest of the specifications largely remains similar to the original OnePlus 5 . (more...)
Russian Federation vetoes U.S. resolution on Syria chemical weapons use Russian Federation vetoes U.S. resolution on Syria chemical weapons use
- November 17, 2017

Russian Federation and the United States have put forward rival draft resolutions on renewing for a year the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), tasked with identifying perpetrators of Syria's toxic gas attacks. Nebenzia said Monday, "It is important that the JIM is renewed but on an updated mandate because the systemic errors that we saw with the recent report should be corrected, and that's the aim of our resolution". (more...)
Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season
- November 17, 2017

The number of flu cases is relatively high for this time of year, and public health officials are concerned that there will be an increase in flu cases during the holiday season. "Flu vaccine is available from many local providers - including doctors' offices, clinics, pharmacies, DHEC health departments, schools, and workplaces", Dr. (more...)
Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span
- November 16, 2017

According to world experts in the field of genetic engineering, gene telomeres SEPRINE1 representatives of the Amish community longer than the average person. They also worked out which of 221 dead relatives would have carried the gene variant, and analysed how long each of these lived. The Serpine1 gene is responsible for telling the body to produce a protein, PAI-1, which helps in blood clotting. (more...)
Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January
- November 16, 2017

A warrant for her arrest was obtained after belongings left behind on a flight arriving at nearby Washington Dulles worldwide airport tested positive for illegal drugs, police said. The 65-year-old producer has "unequivocally denied" allegations of non-consensual sex. According to The New Yorker , an anonymous source associated with the Weinstein Company said that Weinstein privately discussed leaking the story of McGowan's arrest warrant in September. (more...)
Two Dead After Being Infected With Legionnaires' Disease, Illness Linked to Disneyland Two Dead After Being Infected With Legionnaires' Disease, Illness Linked to Disneyland
- November 16, 2017

While many people have no symptoms, it can cause serious pneumonia and prove unsafe to those with lung or immune system problems. Yet health officials can not definitively point to the towers as the source of the disease and are therefore investigating neighboring areas as well. (more...)
Thursday is Great American Smokeout Thursday is Great American Smokeout
- November 16, 2017

Cigarette smoke contains over 7,000 chemicals, more than 70 of which are known to cause cancer. If you smoke on a particular route every day to work, drive to work a different way. This year's Great American Smoke Out is Thursday, and Fred Gatto of Delaware's Division of Public Health says it has an impact. November also is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. (more...)
New blood pressure guidelines set to treat at risk patients New blood pressure guidelines set to treat at risk patients
- November 16, 2017

A systolic reading under 120 is still considered normal. The new guidelines categorize more Americans as having high blood pressure ( hypertension ), in efforts to increase public awareness of the condition and its associated complications. (more...)
Carbon emissions on track to rise this year Carbon emissions on track to rise this year
- November 16, 2017

The unexpected spike would end a three-year period in which emissions remained flat despite a growing global economy. The research comes as negotiators at United Nations climate talks in Bonn , Germany, work on a rulebook for implementing the Paris climate agreement. (more...)
Digital Pill Tells Doc When You Take It Digital Pill Tells Doc When You Take It
- November 16, 2017

The FDA said that being able to track ingestion of medicines prescribed for mental illness may be useful "for some patients", although the ability of the digital pill to improve patient compliance had not been proved. Some health experts were surprised that the first digital drug to be approved by the FDA is an antipsychotic, because some people who have schizophrenia experience paranoia and delusions that they are being watched. (more...)
Moore attorney invokes MSNBC host's 'background' to explain Moore's dating 'process' Moore attorney invokes MSNBC host's 'background' to explain Moore's dating 'process'
- November 16, 2017

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's lawyer went on MSNBC to defend his client, but his freakish defense of Moore left the hosts with more questions than answers. Ruhle continue to press Garmon on whether he personally thought it was okay if a 14-year-old would date a man in his 30s and if it was appropriate for a random man to sign her yearbook. (more...)
Private doctors' strike hits out-patient care in Karnataka Private doctors' strike hits out-patient care in Karnataka
- November 15, 2017

At Belagavi, over 10,000 private practice doctors assembled near Suvarna Vidhana Soudha, housing both Houses of legislature, and staged a protest against the proposed 'Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Bill, ' which they said contained "harsh" provisions. (more...)

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