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New Delhi/Ranchi :RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, who has been serving a jail term in connection with the fodder scam, was on Thursday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) in Delhi for specialised treatment. Lalu Yadav boarded a train to reach Delhi as he was not recommended by the doctors to board a flight to travel to Delhi. A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Tuesday allowed the veteran politician to seek treatment in AIIMS, following the recommendation ...
  • Carlos Tevez picks up injury during prison match

    Carlos Tevez picks up injury during prison match

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    There, he allegedly joined in on a small game with some of the inmates and during their kickabout, Tevez is said to have torn his soleus, a muscle in the calf. Tevez's brother-in-law, Carlos Avalos Veron, was also given the same sentence for his role in the crime. Tevez is now into his third spell with the Argentinian club, after joining from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January for free following an unhappy seven month stint in the Far East.
  • Couples more likely to split after weight-loss surgery

    Couples more likely to split after weight-loss surgery

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    Until recently little was known about how bariatric surgery , which is only recommended for people with severe or morbid obesity, might change relationships. Those who lost the most weight were most likely to have a change in their love lives, according to researchers from the University of Gothenburg. In the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery registry, the frequencies of legal marriages and divorces were compared in about 29,000 individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery and matched ...
  • Distraught Smith breaks down as he accepts blame for cheat scandal

    Distraught Smith breaks down as he accepts blame for cheat scandal

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    Disgraced opening batsman David Warner has tweeted an apology for his role in the ball-tampering scandal now engulfing Australian cricket. "They have made a mistake as everyone else, including myself, has made mistakes in the past. "I have made a big mistake for allowing this to happen", said Smith. Smith oversaw the bungled plot to alter the shape and condition of the ball during last week's controversial third Test against South Africa at Newlands, during which Bancroft was captured ...
  • Buhari's Visit: Banks Open for Business in Lagos

    Buhari's Visit: Banks Open for Business in Lagos

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    Ogunlana said: " The protest is far from being over as lawyers have declared their intention to embark on another round of streets protest tomorrow (March 29 )". The Commissioner of Police appealed to Lagos residents to please understand and cooperate with security and emergency responders. If the police wants to be fair, then it is not only the National Basketball Association protest that would be stopped tomorrow, other rallies and processions being planned for tomorrow to welcome the ...
  • Australia slaps 12-month bans on Smith and Warner

    Australia slaps 12-month bans on Smith and Warner

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    Former South Africa coach and opening batsman Kirsten said Morkel can be proud of his achievements as he prepares to bow out in Johannesburg . The scandal also cost Smith and Warner participation in the upcoming IPL . "We're deeply concerned about it, it involves cheating, in no way would we condone it in what we do", is how they reacted to the entire episode. The players were informed of their "significant sanctions" in the team hotel in Johannesburg before leaving for Australia .
  • 'World's worst' super-gonorrhea case sparks drug worry

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

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    The patient - a man who, unsurprisingly, wishes to remain nameless - caught his dose from an Asian woman whilst travelling earlier this year. Health officials in the United Kingdom are encouraging the public to engage in safe sex, after a man contracted an intense case of gonorrhoea following a sexual encounter with a woman.
  • Soaking Rain Moves In Wednesday

    Soaking Rain Moves In Wednesday

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    And heralding a spell of good weather, to make up for all the rain , wind and snow we have endured for months, research excitingly titled the Pimms Summer Forecast brings good news. Up next is another and stronger cold front Friday night into Saturday . Rain and snow showers will gradually end Sunday morning leaving Sunday afternoon partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the low 40s.
  • Lincolnshire schools sent email threatening safety of children

    Lincolnshire schools sent email threatening safety of children

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    It comes just days after more than 400 schools were caught up in a series of hoax bomb threats . A Cambridgeshire school warned parents: "The school, along with a large number of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough schools, received an anonymous email earlier today, suggesting that a auto would be driven at pupils when they leave the premises after school.
  • Man in United Kingdom diagnosed with first case of 'super resistant' gonorrhoea

    Man in United Kingdom diagnosed with first case of 'super resistant' gonorrhoea

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    The man's United Kingdom partner tested negative for the infection, the PHE report said. "The bacteria that cause gonorrhea are particularly smart", said Dr. A man has returned from travelling in south east Asia with a new strain of "super gonorrhoea" that is resistant to antibiotics. Doctors will follow up with the man next month to determine whether the treatment was successful, according to the BBC .
  • Indian director travelling to Pakistan for screening of his film 'Baahubali'

    Indian director travelling to Pakistan for screening of his film 'Baahubali'

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    Now the interesting update is that the film has been chose to be screened at an worldwide film festival which is to be held at Pakistan's Karachi. "I signed this film just for Rajamouli". And in which section? The film was a precursor to Baahubali in many ways, though the former was not made on a jaw-dropping budget as the latter. The four-day festival will screen features, short films and documentaries from Pakistan and around the world.
  • SSC exam fraud: UP STF, Delhi Police arrest 4 hackers

    SSC exam fraud: UP STF, Delhi Police arrest 4 hackers

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    They allegedly charged Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh for helping each candidate. The people arrested are accused of helping candidates in the exam through technological software like Team Viewer. These labs were outsourced by the SSC for conducting the examination. SSC outsourced the exam centres to different private computer labs to conduct the online examinations, which Nayyar and Harpal had managed to secure using their sources within the commission.
  • Air India divestment: Govt proposes 76 per cent stake sale

    Air India divestment: Govt proposes 76 per cent stake sale

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    In turn the airline has a cent per cent stake in Air India Express, while it holds 50 per cent stake in the joint venture AISATS. May 14 has been finalised as the deadline for the letter of expression. All non-core assets, like offices, furniture and the kind, will become part of the special goal vehicle instead of being sold. Bidding can be done as a single player or as part of a consortium.
  • Lawsuit Challenges FDA Delay of E-cigarette Review

    Lawsuit Challenges FDA Delay of E-cigarette Review

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    The lawsuit is challenging an agency decision last summer to grant lengthy deadline extensions to manufacturers seeking FDA approval for products. Originally, the deadline was this August , for any item that appeared on the market after February 2007.
  • Shares battered as trade war fears sap sentiment

    Shares battered as trade war fears sap sentiment

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    MSCI's world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, touched its lowest level since February 9 but was then buoyed to a 0.81 percent gain after a Wall Street Journal report that U.S. While the market remains highly vulnerable to news headlines like this, recent reports of behind-the-scenes talks between Washington and Beijing spurred some optimism.
  • Ugly ducklings: should rubber ducks be banned from the bath?

    Ugly ducklings: should rubber ducks be banned from the bath?

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    Over a period of 11 weeks, they exposed some of the toys to clean and others to dirty bath water, containing things like soap and body fluids. Swiss and American researchers from Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL looked at five such rubber toys and found that four of them contained bacteria including legionella that can cause serious lung disease called legionnaire's disease.
  • Flu vaccine is the best way to avoid sickness, study says

    Flu vaccine is the best way to avoid sickness, study says

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    While FluMist has been approved for next year's flu season, Schaffner cautions that the real effectiveness of the reformulated version (both in its ability to fight off flu and to increase childhood vaccination rates) won't be known until it hits the public.
  • Increase in Global Antibiotics Consumption Driven by Income Gains

    Increase in Global Antibiotics Consumption Driven by Income Gains

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    Antibiotic use more than doubled in India between the year 2000 and 2015". And while the researchers emphasize the importance of increasing access to the drugs worldwide, they've also raised concerns over poor regulation and sanitation levels - which provide the ideal stewing pot for superbugs - in several developing countries.
  • CDC Warns of Second Wave of Influenza by Separate Strain

    CDC Warns of Second Wave of Influenza by Separate Strain

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    In an update, the CDC says that reports of the influenza A virus are on the decline while reports of the influenza B virus were more prevalent. The numbers are on par with those in Maryland, where the B-strain topped 60 percent of all cases reported.
  • Michael Clarke tweets after Smith, Warner, Bancroft sent home

    Michael Clarke tweets after Smith, Warner, Bancroft sent home

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    Bancroft and captain Steve Smith admitted to ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town . The real punishment, quite clearly, will come from Cricket Australia themselves and not the ICC . "Winning is important but not at the expense of the laws or the spirit of the game", Sutherland said. Captain Smith and vice-captain Warner were involved in the cheating, having plotted to do it during the lunch break of that day's cricket .
  • Newly Discovered 'Organ' May Help Explain How Cancer Spreads

    Newly Discovered 'Organ' May Help Explain How Cancer Spreads

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    Once the team recognized this new space in images of bile ducts, they quickly recognized it throughout the body, wherever tissues moved or where it was compressed by force. It was while conducting routine endoscopies of patients that doctors noticed that the tissue surrounding the bile duct, which should have been fairly solid and dense, was actually covered in an intriguing pattern.
  • Exonerated man back at White Sox job after 23 years in prison

    Exonerated man back at White Sox job after 23 years in prison

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    Both men's charges were dropped late past year after a DNA test on bodily fluids recovered from Bridgeman's clothing and body yielded a match with a serial rapist, according to a release from Coleman's attorney . "I knew I got off work, and then next thing I knew I ain't see the streets no more". According to CBS Chicago , Coleman's childhood priest reached out to the White Sox on his behalf in February.
  • Kids With Autism Less Likely to be Fully Vaccinated

    Kids With Autism Less Likely to be Fully Vaccinated

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    But the greater risk doesn't stop there, thanks to a concept called herd immunity. "It's a large study across different sites in the United States, so the results are probably very representative of the USA population". Siblings of children with autism also showed "significantly lower" vaccination rates across all ages. The new research has revealed that children with ASD and their younger siblings are far less likely to get all of their shots, putting these children at needless risk of ...
  • Check for recalled smoke alarms, fire departments warn

    Check for recalled smoke alarms, fire departments warn

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    Consumers with the model also can visit www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. The company says yellow protective caps on some alarms were not removed during the manufacturing process. If no yellow cap is present, consumers should reinstall the smoke alarm and no further action is needed. The product was sold at most big box stores and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide.
  • Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas' Original Plans For Luke Skywalker

    Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas' Original Plans For Luke Skywalker

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    Star Wars fans can now experience the latest of the movies, " The Last Jedi ", as a Shakespearean play, complete with Elizabethan verse, character monologues and theatrical stage directions. Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow was to succeed Johnson and helm Episode IX , but he was sacked following conflicts with Lucasfilm. Do you wish we'd seen George Lucas' sequel trilogy? "No one's really talked to me about it", Hamill said.
  • In ball-tampering row, Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia coach

    In ball-tampering row, Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia coach

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    The Tasmanian wouldn't be drawn on whether Smith and coach Darren Lehmann should continue in their posts. Asked whether the Proteas felt Australia could have been tampering with the ball throughout the series, Du Plessis said it was unusual that batsmen would now rather open the batting in South Africa and face the new ball - historically one of the hardest jobs in Test cricket.
  • Mountain lion roams through California backyards

    Mountain lion roams through California backyards

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    At one point, it could be seen pawing on the window or door of a residence in an apparent effort to enter the single-story dwelling. A mountain lion was tranquilized after roaming through the backyards of multiple homes in a Southern California neighborhood.
  • School armed with rocks will get more security

    School armed with rocks will get more security

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    On March 23, Breitbart News reported that Schuylkill County schools, in the Blue Mountain School District, had placed buckets full of rocks in classrooms so that students could throw the rocks at bad men with guns. Helsel says teachers, staff and students were given active shooter training through a program known as ALICE which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate and they routinely hold evacuation drills for active shooter simulations.
  • Missile attack on Riyadh raises security fears

    Missile attack on Riyadh raises security fears

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    Houthi rebels have fired multiple missiles into Saudi Arabia since November, all of which have been intercepted. #BREAKING : Footage sent to Al Arabiya shows moment anti-defense missiles from #Saudi Patriot batteries fired to intercept apparent #Houthi missile over #Riyadh .
  • Iran hits back at Britain for arming Saudi war in Yemen

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    Iran's Revolutionary Guards today rejected claims that the country is supplying weapons to Yemeni rebels after they fired several missiles into Saudi Arabia . War songs, poems and speeches condemning the United States, the main arms supplier for the Saudi-led coalition, echoed across the square. The missile launch coincided with the third anniversary of the war in Yemen , which the Houthis commemorated with a massive rally in the capital city of Sanaa on Monday.
  • Scott Brown to donate testimonial proceeds to family of Liam Miller

    Scott Brown to donate testimonial proceeds to family of Liam Miller

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    A portion of the match proceeds will also be given to various charities and causes of Scott's choice, including the family of former Ireland and Celtic player Liam Miller . He is a hugely important figure at the club and someone who I have been privileged to work with. The match will be played on the 20th May, a day after the Scottish Cup final will be held at Hampden.
  • ICICI Securities cuts IPO size after issue saw undersubscription

    ICICI Securities cuts IPO size after issue saw undersubscription

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    ICICI Bank Limited is a banking company. It has underperformed by 39.70% the S&P500. Arga Investment Management Lp increased its stake in Icici Bank Ltd ( IBN ) by 10.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Based on sell-side analysts polled by Zacks Research, 3 have rated the stock a Strong Buy or Buy. Bernstein upgraded Automatic Data Processing, Inc. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 11 with "Hold".
  • The 2028 Ryder Cup going to

    The 2028 Ryder Cup going to

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    Whistling Straits will host the next Ryder Cup on American soil, before it moves to Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Italy in 2022 and Bethpage Black in 2024. The PGA of America accompanied the announcement with a video on their Ryder Cup social media feeds featuring the recent gold-medal winning men's Olympic curling team.
  • Who Is Bailey Davis? Info On Cheerleader's Lawsuit Against Saints

    Who Is Bailey Davis? Info On Cheerleader's Lawsuit Against Saints

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    Davis on Monday filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging the Saints have have drastically different sets of rules for its employees - one for men and one for women. The handbook also says if a cheerleader is in a restaurant and a player arrives after her , she still must leave. Cheerleaders are also prohibited from making eye contact with players and risk termination if she responds to a player's greeting or advance with anything more than a "hello" or ...
  • PDP Apologizes for Past Mistakes, Vows to Rescue Nigeria

    PDP Apologizes for Past Mistakes, Vows to Rescue Nigeria

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    It was all parts of an evolution process without which there can be no maturity". Speaking further, the PDP National Chairman criticized the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) saying that the nation has never been more divided than it is now, under the present government.
  • Eagles DE Bennett facing felony injury of the elderly…

    Eagles DE Bennett facing felony injury of the elderly…

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    According to the Harris County district attorney's statement, Bennett injured a 66-year-old paraplegic woman while trying to push his way on to the field from the stands on February 5, 2017 in Houston . "I'm going down to the field, whether you like it or not". We are aware of the situation involving Michael Bennett and are in the process of gathering more information.
  • SC seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala

    SC seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala

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    The petition's will be heard by a three judges bench comparising of Chief justice Dipak Misra, justices A M Kanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud. Attorney General K.K. The petitioner also urged the top court to declare " Nikah Halala " as rape under section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and declare polygamy an offence under Section of 494 of the IPC and also triple talaq , an offence under Section 498 of the IPC.