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AIIMS Doctors Enroute To Agra Killed In Accident On Yamuna Expressway AIIMS Doctors Enroute To Agra Killed In Accident On Yamuna Expressway
- March 18, 2018

The speeding SUV rammed the canter and partially entered into it, he said, adding three of them succumbed to injuries on the accident spot, while four injured doctors were rushed to a nearby private hospital for first aid. He said it wasn't clear who the SUV belonged to. The SP said immediate help was provided as the information reached the police through dial 100. The driver was also injured and admitted to AIIMS. (more...)
Russian Envoy: UK Authorities 'Score' Political Points Over Skripal Incident Russian Envoy: UK Authorities 'Score' Political Points Over Skripal Incident
- March 18, 2018

In a retaliatory move, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that it is expelling the British diplomats within a week, and is also closing the British consulate in Russia's second largest city St. The Russian government has denied any involvement in the attack. The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected re-election Sunday for another six-year presidential term. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats after spy poisoning Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats after spy poisoning
- March 17, 2018

The Foreign Ministry said it would also order an end to all activities of the British Council, Britain's global organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, and warned London that "if any further unfriendly actions are taken against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures". (more...)
FDA moves to reduce level of nicotine in cigarettes FDA moves to reduce level of nicotine in cigarettes
- March 17, 2018

Key to FDA's proposal: Nicotine is highly addictive, but not deadly. Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the country. Jenna Otterholt from the Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition says,"Currently, cigarettes contain one to two milligrams of nicotine". More than 6.25 lakh children in India smoke cigarette every day, a sign of serious public health threat, a global study claimed. (more...)
Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study Finds Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study Finds
- March 17, 2018

The study said that one Bisleri sample from Chennai showed over 5,000 microplastic particles per litre. The brands tested included Aqua (Danone), Aquafina (PepsiCo), Bisleri (Bisleri International), Dasani (Coca-Cola), Epura (PepsiCo), Evian (Danone), Gerolsteiner (Gerolsteiner Brunnen), Minalba (Grupo Edson Queiroz), Nestlé Pure Life (Nestlé), San Pellegrino (Nestlé) and Wahaha (Hangzhou Wahaha Group). (more...)
Ciao Cricket! Kevin Pietersen quits game on social media Ciao Cricket! Kevin Pietersen quits game on social media
- March 17, 2018

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has announced on social media that he is retiring. Andrew Flintoff and Pietersen were England team-matesFollowing the end of his worldwide career, Pietersen predominantly became a globe-trotting T20 specialist, playing in the T20 leagues in Australia, India , South Africa , West Indies and the PSL.His last appearance in England came for county side Surrey last summer."I'm super proud of everything", added Pietersen. (more...)
Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting
- March 17, 2018

Sheriff Scott Israel announced that Peterson was suspended without pay for not entering the building, and Peterson ended up resigning. The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations that multiple other deputies responded to the school but remained outside, while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is reviewing the police response to the shooting. (more...)
Icon Wealth Partners LLC Takes $209000 Position in US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
- March 17, 2018

Horan Capital Management who had been investing in U.S. Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $90.45 billion market cap company. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its position in U.S. Bancorp by 0.4% during the second quarter. Truepoint invested 0.3% of its portfolio in U.S. (more...)
Govt has broken imbalance in development with 'Act East' policy: PM Modi Govt has broken imbalance in development with 'Act East' policy: PM Modi
- March 17, 2018

Meanwhile when speaking at inauguration of the 105th session of Indian Science Congress in Manipur University, PM Modisaid, "He have always maintained that India's growth story shall never be complete until the eastern part of our country progresses at par with the western part". (more...)
Russia's Lavrov says Moscow will expel British diplomats Russia's Lavrov says Moscow will expel British diplomats
- March 17, 2018

Something that should never, ever happen. "Our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin and with his decision - and we think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision - to direct the use of a nerve agent on the streets of the United Kingdom, on the streets of Europe for the first time since the Second World War". (more...)
Virginia Cavaliers will push forward with De'Andre Hunter in NCAA Tournament Virginia Cavaliers will push forward with De'Andre Hunter in NCAA Tournament
- March 17, 2018

But UMBC didn't just beat Virginia, it dominated throughout the second half. UMBC was more than a 20-point underdog heading into the matchup. This came when it mattered the most - in the NCAA Tournament. 4 Michigan State in 2014. Dave Odom was an assistant on then-Virginia men's basketball coach Terry Holland's staff from 1982 through '89, and Ryan served as a ballboy while growing up in Charlottesville, a short walk from University Hall. (more...)
Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018 Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018
- March 17, 2018

Other students matched today in emergency medicine, general surgery, psychiatry, anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, neurology, otolaryngology, child neurology, diagnostic radiology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery, radiation oncology and urology. (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

Russian Federation on Friday said that it will expel British diplomats and halt high-level meetings with the U.K. Russian Federation hasn't yes said who will be expelled, and when. Putin. Peskov reiterated Russian denials of involvement in the attack on the Skripals. The leader of Britain's main opposition party says the government shouldn't rush to blame Moscow for the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy. (more...)
Eddie Jones in hot water over nasty Ireland, Wales jibes Eddie Jones in hot water over nasty Ireland, Wales jibes
- March 16, 2018

Earlier in the talk, Jones had been speaking about his time as coach of the Japanese rugby union side, which had struggled against Tier One (top 10) countries, and he referred to Wales' under-20 side, which had played Japan three months after he took over the job. (more...)
Salmonella cases linked to consuming kratom Salmonella cases linked to consuming kratom
- March 16, 2018

Illnesses started on dates ranging from January 21, 2017 to February 24, 2018. More than 25 people had to go to the hospital due to their infections. Death is rare and no one has yet died from this outbreak, but sickened people have ranged in age from 6 years old to 67. (more...)
Sam Simmonds: England's Grand Slam disappointment fuel to ruin Ireland's party Sam Simmonds: England's Grand Slam disappointment fuel to ruin Ireland's party
- March 16, 2018

Tensions around Saturday's battle have been raised considerably by the emergence of a video where the England boss referred to the " scummy Irish ". England and Ireland will be the middle fixture of so-called "Super Saturday", when all six teams play on one day for the only time in the tournament. (more...)
IndiGo and GoAir to cancel almost 620 flights this month IndiGo and GoAir to cancel almost 620 flights this month
- March 16, 2018

The impact of cancellations is expected to be more severe next month when the airlines' summer schedule begins. Meanwhile GoAir is seen cancelling about 138 flights between March 15 - March 22. The airline is already facing many a headwind with its P&W engines on its Neo planes, of which 11 were grounded by the regulator earlier this week. (more...)
SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case
- March 16, 2018

The story published by The Wire was a manufactured story and "an example of irresponsible journalism", he said , adding that the reasoned and detailed order of the trial court and the Gujarat High Court , which even quoted the apex court verdicts, should not be stayed. (more...)
Former aide to Cuomo convicted in bribery case Former aide to Cuomo convicted in bribery case
- March 16, 2018

Joseph Percoco , who was once likened to a brother by the Democratic governor, faces up to 20 years in prison for his conviction on conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and soliciting bribes. "There was absolutely no suggestion ever made that I had anything to do with anything". The question at trial, however, was not whether Percoco was doing campaign work; instead, he was convicted of doing government business to benefit companies that had paid him off. (more...)
County health rankings improve County health rankings improve
- March 16, 2018

For example: We have tended in the past not to spend much time thinking about the unemployment rate as an indicator of public health. The rankings are unique in their ability to measure the current overall health of each county in all 50 states using a variety of measures in their rankings, such as high school graduation rates, access to healthy foods, rates of smoking, obesity and teen births. (more...)
Winn-Dixie closing stores in Tallahassee, South Georgia Winn-Dixie closing stores in Tallahassee, South Georgia
- March 16, 2018

In addition to Winn-Dixie, Southeastern Grocers owns BiLo, Harvey's Supermarkets, and Fresco y Más stores. A total of 19 BI-LO stores in the state will be closing. It is one of the largest supermarket companies in the USA, serving communities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and SC. (more...)
Injuries from Vermont avalanche not life-threatening Injuries from Vermont avalanche not life-threatening
- March 16, 2018

All six survived and were successfully located - with five going to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the other returning to active duty, WVNY reports . Their identities have not been been released to the public yet. According to the school's website , it "provides tactical and technical training for mountain warfare and cold weather operations". (more...)
Six Nations: Wales v France Six Nations: Wales v France
- March 15, 2018

Prop Tomas Francis is retained from the victory over Italy to start alongside Evans and hooker Owens. Elliot Dee, Nicky Smith and Samson Lee are named as the front-row replacements with Bradley Davies and Aaron Shingler completing the forward contingent. (more...)
SC transfers Karti case to top court from high court arena,… SC transfers Karti case to top court from high court arena,…
- March 15, 2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended till March 26 the interim relief granted by the Delhi High Court to Karti Chidambaram from arrest in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED ). Both Karti and Nirav Modi had challenged the power of the ED to arrest under the PMLA . The FIR alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when his father ... (more...)
Some African countries still trust SA products amid listeriosis outbreak Some African countries still trust SA products amid listeriosis outbreak
- March 15, 2018

The data showed that the outbreak started in June. Enterprise makes polony, as does RCL Foods Ltd., which has closed a factory and recalled polony products as a precaution. Those who are most at risk include pregnant women, adults aged 65 and older, and those with compromised immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (more...)
Navistar International Corp (NAV) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP
- March 15, 2018

Invictus RG purchased a new stake in shares of Navistar International in the third quarter worth approximately $150,000. Millennium Management LLC now owns 986,631 shares of the company's stock worth $42,307,000 after purchasing an additional 688,259 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
IPL 2018: Mitchell Santner out of cash rich League IPL 2018: Mitchell Santner out of cash rich League
- March 15, 2018

It means Santner, 26, will miss New Zealand's two-match Test series against England and the subsequent Indian Premier League . "We've monitored BJ's progress over the past few months and it's great to see him back with the gloves for Northern Districts". (more...)
FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit
- March 15, 2018

If nicotine levels in cigarettes are reduced to minimal or non-addictive levels, it could help about five million adult smokers to quit within one year, Gottlieb said. "This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to greatly accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use - the nation's No. 1 cause of preventable death - and bring us closer to eliminating the death and disease it causes". (more...)
Fit women less likely to get dementia Fit women less likely to get dementia
- March 15, 2018

For the research, 191 ladies each completed a bicycle exercise test that measured their peak cardiovascular capacity. Over the next 44 years, the women participants were subjected to dementia test for six times. If they do develop the neurological disease, they get diagnosed 11 years later than their moderately fit counterparts. "Previous research on physical activity and dementia has a mean follow-up less than 10 years", Helena Hörder , study author and researcher at Centre for Aging and ... (more...)
Amazon doesn't want Grand Tour after contract runs out Amazon doesn't want Grand Tour after contract runs out
- March 15, 2018

The source said: "There is nothing to suggest they are going to do another one". Sources say co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May - and the entire Grand Tour crew - might also be job hunting when series three filming is complete in the summer. (more...)