Health Care

Karnataka to Provide Free Education to All Girls till Post Graduation

He announced, in his three-hour-long budget speech, 0 % rate of interest on loans up to ₹ 50,000 for fishermen, increase of old age pension from ₹ 500 to ₹ 60...


FIR against JNU students

The students had formed a human chain around the Administration Block and demanded that Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar address them on the issue of compulsor...


Blackface skit in China's lunar new year gala sparks racism accusations

Although the skit, titled "Same Joy, Same Happiness", was meant to celebrate Sino-African relations, many viewers condemned it online, with some calling it "cri...


May says United Kingdom seeks post-Brexit EU security partnership

Theresa May says it's also growing increasingly hard to combat those threats. Jean-Claude Juncker spoke after British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her ...


CDC: Flu Blamed For 84 Child Deaths this Season

Swift told the Bristol Herald Courier Friday that it's alarming to see so many flu-related deaths during one flu season. The three latest deaths involve two...


Pediatric flu-deaths rise to 84

Data on hospitalization rates and deaths usually lag behind. Roughly 4,000 people died of flu and associated illnesses in the last week - largely pneumonia stri...


Buhari to meet APC governors in Daura

Last Saturday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu announced that Buhari lost two members of his extended family...


Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018

The 23-year-old, dubbed as "Iron Man", for his racing helmet looking strikingly like Marvel's superhero character, clinched victory by finishing 1.63 seconds ah...


Simmons, Mitchell and young National Basketball Association phenoms set for Rising Stars

I feel bad because I never said it was her. Embiid - who only played eight minutes in Friday night's game - will participate in Saturday's Skills Challenge an...


NBA All-Star Friday night: Canadians not named Bieber win big

Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, and his Sacramento Kings teammate won the MVP award with 26 points and seven 3-pointers in the World team's 155-1...


Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress

Arvinder Singh Lovely , who left the Congress ahead of MCD polls and joined the rival Bhartiya Janta Party a year ago in the month of April. "Quitting Congr...


Wind-related injury count reaches double digits at PyeongChang Olympics

Another day, another gold medal for Team USA snowboarders. High-speed gusts and flying debris have been responsible for 16 injuries to staff and fans in ...


Use of cleaning agents can damage lungs

The team looked at data from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. The women - but not the men - who clean their homes or workplaces showed decrea...


State's flu season has apparently peaked

Thirty-one deaths occurred in the week that ended January 27, and 28 deaths were recorded in the week that ended January 20. Officials reported three more f...


Paddy Lowe: Williams chased 'very different' aero concept for new F1 auto

Sirotkin, who has been spending five days a week at the Williams factory since the start of the year, told reporters he was ready to deliver when the season sta...


US Bancorp to pay $613M for AML compliance failures

At the same time, the bank reached an agreement with the US attorney's office in NY in which the government agreed to defer prosecution if the bank improves its...


Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says

The flu prevented about 25 percent of illnesses stemming from the influenza A strain H3N2 that has hit many patients particularly hard this winter. If ex...


Cauvery water dispute: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's share, increases Karnataka's

Dhanapalan, general secretary, Cauvery Farmers Protection Association. On Friday, the apex court will deliver its verdict on the centuries-old dispute. Now ...


Memory problems predict Alzheimer's onset, study says

So the team engineered a mouse model that gradually lost the enzyme as it grew older and then bred those mice with rodents that were engineered to develop amylo...


South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

In another clear sign that the Zuma era is finished, the South African police raided the Johannesburg residence of the Gupta family, closely associates of ...


Free flu shots still available

Those days could be used to close for sickness, but that would have to be approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. Skyward is the school system's st...


Medical marijuana sales in western Pennsylvania begin Thursday morning

Pennsylvania dispensaries will not carry smokeable forms of marijuana . Medical marijuana will start being available for patients at state-approved di...


Bengaluru: 3 dead as under-construction building collapses

The city police and National Disaster Relief Force personnel have rushed to the site for rescue operations, Karnataka State Emergency Operation Centre tweeted. ...


PDP to Tinubu: Buhari most qualified to join retirees club

While the agenda for the meeting is yet to be known, there are insinuations that it may not be unconnected with Buhari's recent appointment of Tinubu as leade...


Here's How & Where to Watch Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Online

Batsman Kusal Janith Perera, who was named in the 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 Series against Bangladesh has been ruled out of the two games, follow...


Eating ultra-processed foods like chicken nuggets 'linked to cancer', study says

Foods were categorised according to degree of processing and the subjects were examined over an average of five years. Foods on the list included packaged bre...


FDA approves first ever blood test to diagnose concussion

The United States Food and Drug Administration approved blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain inj...


Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Bully Sticks for Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Combo Packs were manufactures from October 12, 2017 through February 2. The company only sells its products directly to consumers online. The Darwin's Nat...


Palace defends Chinese names for seamounts

The Philippines has already raised its concern to China over its naming of the undersea features in Benham Rise and may officially notify an global hydrographic...


Oxy-Fuel Gas Leak Suspected Cause Of ONGC Explosion

The Hindu reported that the fire broke out in a ballast tank of the ONGC-owned drillship Sagar Bhushan, which has been in dry dock at the yard for maintenance ...