• Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero
Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero

Samples were taken from the dead bats and sent for investigation. Biosecurity level 4 is the classification for Nipah Virus for laboratory personnel to adhere to. On Friday, the advisory, again issued by the department, brought down the number of districts to two - Kozhikode and Malappuram."When the government Health Department issues an adviso...

Read more

  • Incognito held by police in Florida after gym altercation
Incognito held by police in Florida after gym altercation

He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2010 and was one of the central figures in the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal in 2013. "I can fully appreciate and understand people going through tough times and mental illness but his behavior was irrational".

Read more

  • Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report
Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report

It's also important not to rely on supplements and nutritional needs should be met through diet alone where possible. Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men - and the change can not be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesda...

Read more

  • FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children
FDA: Teething anesthetics could be deadly for children

If companies do not comply, FDA officials warn that they could take regulatory action to remove these products from the market. Products containing benzocaine carry serious risks and provide little to no benefits for treating oral pain, including sore gums due to teething, the FDA says .

Read more

  • Sleep expert: Weekend sleep-in's good but not a total fix
Sleep expert: Weekend sleep-in's good but not a total fix

People who slept too much, regularly conking out for eight hours or longer a night, also had a worse mortality rate. A study of almost 40,000 people by Sweden's Karolinska Institute found that adults under the age of 65 who slept fewer than five hours per night on average were significantly less healthy than those who got between five and eight...

Read more

  • Harvey Weinstein To Surrender Following Sexual Assault Charges
Harvey Weinstein To Surrender Following Sexual Assault Charges

Weinstein has been charged with raping one woman and forcing another to perform oral sex on him, the New York Times reported , citing unidentified law enforcement officials. The district attorney and police have been investigating Weinstein for months, under growing pressure from the Time's Up movement and Hollywood actresses to bring the disg...

Read more

  • Who is Olga Tokarczuk - Man Booker Prize 2018 victor?
Who is Olga Tokarczuk - Man Booker Prize 2018 victor?

Since 2016, it has rewarded an English-language translation of a single work of global literature. The Man Booker International prize delivers a reliable increase in sales for the winning book. Since then, her bestselling books have been translated into more than 25 languages. Han's The Vegetarian, which won in 2016, sparked a 400% increase in ...

Read more

  • U.S. court bars Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter
U.S. court bars Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter

Jameel Jaffer, the Knight Institute's executive director, said in a release that his organization was pleased. " The president's practice of blocking critics on Twitter is pernicious and unconstitutional , and we hope this ruling will bring it to an end", he added.

Read more

  • Astros pay tribute in 'We Play For Santa Fe' shirts
Astros pay tribute in 'We Play For Santa Fe' shirts

Abbott has previously expressed interest in a program run out of Texas Tech University where adults are trained to go to schools and screen students who could pose a danger to themselves or others. "I felt like it's a pattern with these shootings, and nothing has changed after each one of them". He said that's especially true when talking about p...

Read more

  • Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North
Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Some in the U.S. government worry that Moon may be prepared to accept a less-stringent version of North Korean denuclearisation than Washington wants. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests at its Punggye-ri site, the first in 2006. Sceptics say the site has already outlived its usefulness with six successful nuclear tests in the bag and ca...

Read more

  • Ryanair On 'Pessimistic Side Of Cautious'
Ryanair On 'Pessimistic Side Of Cautious'

The improved performance came despite a drop of 3 percent in air fares, rising fuel prices and the fall-out from last September's rostering error . Profits have jumped 10pc at Ryanair for the last 12 months to March. "LaudaMotion has a valuable portfolio of slots at many congested airports in Germany, Vienna, and Palma de Mallorca, " he said...

Read more

  • GE Close to Merging Transportation Division with Wabtec
GE Close to Merging Transportation Division with Wabtec

But the "extreme cyclicality and uneven order flow" of the business has hurt both GE Transportation and Wabtec (formerly Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies), CFRA analyst Jim Corridore wrote Monday. Betler will remain president and CEO of the merged company while its chairman, Albert Neupaver, has been re-appointed executive chairman. Mr R...

Read more

  • He suggests campaign 'infiltration' was politically motivated, wants new investigation
He suggests campaign 'infiltration' was politically motivated, wants new investigation

President Trump says that, on Monday, he will order an investigation into whether the FBI and the Department of Justice "infiltrated or surveilled" his campaign "for political purposes ", potentially setting up a showdown between the president and his intelligence and law enforcement agencies.

Read more

  • Police officer shot in Maryland has died
Police officer shot in Maryland has died

Larry Hogan said on Twitter that the officer had been shot and killed in the line of duty. A Baltimore County police officer died Monday after responding to an incident, marking the 10th officer killed in the department's almost 150-year history.

Read more

  • Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4 With Knee Soreness
Andre Iguodala Doubtful for Game 4 With Knee Soreness

Louis Bombers on April 6, 1948. Last year's Finals MVP recorded 25 points on 9-for-19 shooting with six assists and six rebounds, but for the first time in the series, it was not him who led the team in scoring with Curry finally coming alive.

Read more

  • Theresa May reiterates: United Kingdom will leave customs union in 2020
Theresa May reiterates: United Kingdom will leave customs union in 2020

The source said Britain could apply the EU's external tariffs for a limited period beyond December 2020 in the case of a delay in the implementation of any Brexit deal. "The Customs Partnership . would appear to be the only proposal where freight is not subject to new customs controls at those ports dealing with European Union traffic", said BPA...

Read more

  • Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk
Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

Circadian rhythms are variations in physiology and behaviour that recur every 24-hours, such as the sleep-wake cycle and daily patterns of hormone release. The findings reveal that once factors including age, sex, season during which the tracker was worn, socioeconomic status, smoking status and experience of childhood trauma were taken into accou...

Read more

  • Peru captain to miss World Cup after doping ban extended
Peru captain to miss World Cup after doping ban extended

Taking into account the circumstances of the case, the FIFA AC imposed a 6-month period of ineligibility on the Player, instead of the 1-year minimum suspension provided by the FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations, applicable in case of no significant fault or negligence.

Read more

  • 'Shameful' Finding in California STD Report
'Shameful' Finding in California STD Report

California reached a record high in the number of sexually transmitted disease cases last year, with the state seeing an overall 45 percent spike in the number of chlamydia , gonorrhea and syphilis cases over the past five years. Dr Heidi Bauer, chief of the state health department's STD Control Branch, agreed that budget issues are part o...

Read more

  • Melania hospitalised for benign kidney condition
Melania hospitalised for benign kidney condition

The first lady's office has declined to offer further details about Melania Trump's kidney surgery and resulting extended hospital stay and asked for privacy. "We pray for her speedy and full recovery, and he look forward to her returning to her work making a difference in the lives of our nation's children".

Read more

  • Ireland Exit Under-17 European Championships In Controversial Shootout
Ireland Exit Under-17 European Championships In Controversial Shootout

Corcoran saved Redan's spot kick and looked to have kept the Irish hopes alive. Ireland were controversially defeated 5-4 on penalties by the Netherlands in their quarter-final clash after Cherry Orchard youngster Corcoran received his marching orders - a second yellow - for leaving his line before saving the fifth Dutch spotter.

Read more

  • Russian Federation 2018: Rohr releases 30-man provisional list
Russian Federation 2018: Rohr releases 30-man provisional list

Lokosa, forward for Nigerian Premier League side Kano Pillars , has enjoyed a great season scoring 18 goals in 20 matches, while the 26-year-old Nwankwo, attacker for Serie A's Crotone, will get his maiden global call-up due to his fine form in the Italian top flight, scoring six goals in seven matches.

Read more

  • Exit polls are entertainment, enjoy weekend: Siddaramaiah
Exit polls are entertainment, enjoy weekend: Siddaramaiah

Then came the Times Now-VMR exit poll predictions that too showed the Congress in an advantageous position with more than 100 seats. According to a report in The Times of India , Siddaramaiah , however, added if a dalit chief minister is appointed without taking legislators into confidence, it will adversely impact governance owing to d...

Read more

  • Kyle Dubas named Toronto Maple Leafs new general manager
Kyle Dubas named Toronto Maple Leafs new general manager

It'll be interesting to see if the veteran National Hockey League executive is willing to leave his job as an advisor in Toronto to join a struggling Islanders franchise. Dubas' responsibilities had included player personnel, managing the club's player development department and farm system, managing the organization's research & development depart...

Read more

  • Rayudu maiden IPL ton helps CSK beat SRH
Rayudu maiden IPL ton helps CSK beat SRH

While Thakur, who had impressive figures of 1/22 in his four overs against Rajasthan Royals, is set to feature in the playing XI against Sunrisers Hyderabad ( CSK vs SRH ), Willey's inclusion look hard as the English pacer leaked 47 runs bagging a wicket .

Read more

  • Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?
Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?

The panel said that men aged 55 to 69 years should consult with their physicians to discuss the benefits and harms of getting a screening. These updated recommendations are largely based on the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer trial conducted in 2014, which showed that screening for prostate cancer using PSA testing can ...

Read more

  • SRH defend another low total, beat RCB by 5 runs
SRH defend another low total, beat RCB by 5 runs

I thought this was a tough wicket. The kind of shots we played, they were not on at that stage. Besides needing to win their remaining four games, RCB's fortune will also depend on the outcome of other matches . For the Sunrisers, Shakib Al Hasan scalped 2, including Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli . Kohli managed to top score with 39 runs be...

Read more

  • Inflammation can turn your hair grey
Inflammation can turn your hair grey

However, the investigators said they were surprised by the link they found between immune system activation and hair pigmentation in the mice . It is this process and its relationship with our immune system's defences that scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Alabama, Birmingham , (UAB) set out to investig...

Read more

  • NASA launches first mission to study Mars' interior
NASA launches first mission to study Mars' interior

The rocket also carried two suitcase-size spacecraft, created to orbit Mars . The payload will be released about 90 minutes after launch on a 301 million mile (484 million km) flight to Mars . The Viking probes of the mid-1970s were equipped with seismometers, too, but they were bolted to the top of the landers, a design that proved largely ine...

Read more

  • Why Buhari stopped over in London from US - Presidency
Why Buhari stopped over in London from US - Presidency

He landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at 10:35pm. After meeting with U.S. president, Donald Trump , as well as with business executives on his visit to America, President Buhari had departed from Joint Base Andrews Airport and officially headed for Abuja on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Read more