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Kejriwal's Report Card On Three Years Of Delhi Govt

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Addressing a gathering on the third-anniversary celebrations, Kejriwal said the government would build better roads and drains in all areas, including unauthorised colonies. To mark the occasion, Kejriwal and cabinet ministers will answer questions of people through social media and phone calls tomorrow. It was in response to a question from a caller from Seemapuri that Mr. Read More »

Valentine's Day? You can't go to university

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The notice goes on to inform that the varsity will remain closed on Wednesday and that there'll be no cultural programmes or exams or classes on that day. Lucknow University has issued a circular for the students in another instance of moral policing. Commenting on the advisory, the students studying in the University termed it as "an example of Choti Soch". Read More »

UCP calls for emergency debate on pipeline dispute

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Notley said that her government will launch a series of "online tools" Tuesday that will allow Albertans and Canadians across the country voice their displeasure with B.C.'s actions. But he is anxious that B.C. ports and the Asia-Pacific Gateway strategy could be vulnerable both to trade sanctions from Alberta and to restrained federal infrastructure spending. Read More »

Here's how Anushka Sharma will make your Valentine haunting!

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Carrying an undertone of revenge, the film reminds the audience that it's anything but a fairy-tale. Virat , too, shared the teaser of Anushka's upcoming movie Pari on Twitter and wrote, "Here's a reminder. Anushka Sharma is now grabbing headlines because of her forthcoming horror flick. Pari will also feature Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee. Read More »

Flu sufferers anxious about steep price of Tamiflu

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That's three times as fast as Roche's Tamiflu which is now available. Once the virus is in the cells the drug is ineffective. The CDC says doctors can use their judgment to consider the drugs for lower-risk people. The best way you can avoid the flu, is really just to stay healthy and get the flu vaccination early. It is highly contagious and generally spreads from person-to-person when an infected person coughs or sneezes, Hill said. Read More »

Using Special UV Light in Public Spaces Could Kill Flu Viruses, Bacteria

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The findings were published this week in Scientific Reports . "A Columbia University research project has suggested ultraviolet light can be used to kill airborne flu bugs". However, by using a far-UVC light with limited range, scientists found they were able to kill the airborne flu virus without penetrating human skin. Read More »

Deputy head of United Kingdom charity Oxfam resigns over sex scandal

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Beginning on Friday, The Times has been running daily reports on the story, noting that in the aftermath of Haiti's devastating 2010 natural disaster, Oxfam's director for the country, Roland van Hauwermeiren, used his villa - rented by Oxfam - to host sex parties with prostitutes which involved other Oxfam staff. Read More »

OH congressional members critical of proposed cuts to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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President Trump wants to turn off the spigot on the federal cleanup efforts at numerous nation's most iconic waterways, drawing a torrent of criticism from environmentalists. "In Wisconsin alone, the Great Lakes contribute over $1.4 billion to our economy and support more than 8,000 jobs". The proposal would cut funding for the program by 90 percent from $300 million down to $30 million. Read More »

Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil

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Although calcium-dependent, the structure and mode of action of malacidins are unlike other antibiotics in this family. While it was taken from daptomycin , is appears to work differently. It is also a promising sign that this new class follows closely after the 2015 discovery of teixobactin. Sean Brady , a chemical biologist at Rockefeller University in NY, and a team of colleagues, sequenced bacterial DNA they had taken from 2,000 soil samples collected across the United States. Read More »

Woman has British accent after medical procedure

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Myers's situation is especially peculiar since her accent doesn't sound like a speech disruption-on the contrary, it comes across as quite refined. Rather than picking up the accent while studying overseas, the mum of seven suffers from a rare medical condition diagnosed as Foreign Accent Syndrome - a condition usually associated with neurological damage. Read More »

Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye

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They said the study indicates that North Americans may be more vulnerable than previously understood to such infections. Two other types of Thelazia eye worm infections had been seen in people before, but never this kind, according to Richard Bradbury of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Eating slowly may encourage weight loss in type 2 diabetes with obesity

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Researchers in Japan found that people who said they ate slowly or at normal speed were less likely to be obese at the end of a 6-year study, than those who said they ate quickly. "The control of eating speed may therefore be a possible means of regulating body weight and preventing obesity, which in turn reduces the risk of developing non-communicable diseases". Read More »

India's retail inflation slightly eases in January

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In November, the index of industrial production (IIP) grew 8.8% and consumer price index (CPI) based inflation rose by 5.21%. The cumulative growth for the period April-December 2017 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 3.7%. Read More »

14% of all Texas deaths related to flu — CDC

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That was the sobering assessment offered Friday by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. ILI in the past five seasons has been elevated for between 11 and 20 weeks, and it is only week 11 right now. Read More »

OxyContin maker says it will no longer market opioid to doctors

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OxyContin has always been the world's top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for the privately-held company. Purdue Pharma , makers of the prescription drug OxyContin, announced it is decreasing its sales staff and will no longer market opioid drugs to doctors. Read More »

Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

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Meadows says the senate budget deal is a Senator Schumer deal and "it's time Mitch McConnell goes to 51 votes in the Senate" and "the heck with allowing Chuck Schumer and a few of his colleagues to set the agenda". The government shut down at midnight Thursday after Kentucky GOP Sen. The McCain-Coons bill "stands between those two poles", Coons said. In exchange, Trump wants $25 billion to build his beloved, proposed U.S. Read More »

Australia outplay England to cruise into T20 tri-series final

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The win ensured Australia will play in the tri-series final in Auckland, New Zealand , on February 21 with preliminary matches now switching to New Zealand. "It was another poor performance from us", said Buttler. Warner is the only member of the Test side to have played for Australia in every format this summer and has struggled for form in the ODIs and T20s. Read More »

Flu season shows no signs of stopping

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She added that overall hospitalization rates are now "significantly higher" than what we've seen at this point in the season in previous flu seasons . Susie Bennett, a registered nurse with the Cass County Health Department, said the department has given about 650 flu shots to children and adults this flu season. Read More »

Fayose woos Benue governor to PDP

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Wike's condolence delegation was led by Governor Samuel Orthom to the graveside of the slain 73 persons where Sen George Sekibo, among the governor's entourage, offered prayers for repose of the souls of those murdered. Ologbondiyan said that the gesture by the two governors underlines PDP's commitment to the well-being of all Nigerians in line with its undying ideology and vision of its founding fathers. Read More »

Dem Rep. Rick Nolan Announces Retirement

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In a statement, Friday, however, after listing his accomplishments, Nolan said, "there is a time and a goal for everything and now is the time for me to pass the baton to the next generation". Nolan was first elected to Congress as the Representative of Minnesota's then-6th Congressional District in 1974, an office in which he served through 1981. Read More »

Teen driver who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

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Merced County Visiting Judge Ronald Hansen sentenced Obdulia Sanchez , 19, to six years and four months in prison after pleading guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence and child endangerment last month. Hernandez says the video got up to 700,000 views before Facebook took it down. "Why did God choose me to be the older sister?" I was stupid, immature and irresponsible'. Read More »

Bathroom Hand Dryer Bacteria Gross-Out Goes Viral on Facebook

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Nichole told people in the comments section that she plans to take matters into her own hands. "This is the several strains of possible pathogenic fungi and bacteria that you're swirling around your hands, and you think you're walking out with clean hands", writes Ward. Read More »

New data shows 167 Hoosiers have died from flu this season

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Flu season began in October. Though the Northern border near Canada and a little bit along the West Coast show some signs of easing, there are "likely many more weeks to go", CDC spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund said. In the meeting, Azar discussed how he has been able to oversee the HHS' flu-related actions since being confirmed secretary of the HHS. The HHS also highlighted that more regions than usual are experiencing high levels of flu activity. Read More »

People with Acne More Prone to Depression, Study Reveals

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Almost one in five (18.5 percent) of those with acne developed depression compared to just 12 percent in those without. People with psoriasis are up to two times more likely to be depressed compared with those who do not have it. Again, these numbers won't be shocking to anyone who has struggled with their skin, but it's also interesting to consider the idea that the connection has more to do with inflammation than the low self-esteem or social isolation that can sometimes accompany acne. Read More »

Supreme Court Releases Majority Opinion in Redistricting Case

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In a 5-2 vote along party lines, the Democratic-controlled Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the old map on January 22, ruling that the Republican-controlled legislature violated the state constitution by manipulating the lines to marginalize Democratic voters. Read More »

Celebrate National Pizza Day 2018 with these deals & discounts

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The very first pizzeria opened in New York City in 1895, and today, 17 percent of all restaurants in the nation are pizzerias. Americans consume about 23 pounds of pizza per person each year and pepperoni is the most popular. Stop by Baskin-Robbins between 3 and 7p.m. on Friday for a free sample of their Sweetheart Polar Pizza. The treat is amde with a heart-shaped Double-Fudge Brownie crust topped with Love Potion #31 Ice Cream, fudge brownie pieces, marshmallow topping and festive heart ... Read More »

January was the second-worst month for A&E — NHS crisis

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Jeremy Hunt refused to apologise to NHS staff for the winter crisis saying "they knew what they signed up to". The figure is well short of the target of dealing with 95% of patients within that timeframe, but a slight improvement on the December figure of 85.1%, which was the joint-worst on record. Read More »

IAF Group Captain charged under Official Secrets Act

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Marwaha is charged under the Official Secrets Act and could be jailed for up to 7 years. The officer shared them regularly on WhatsApp in return for obscene photos, according to sources. "We also found he shared documents of Gagan Shakti, an exercise", the officer added. The police are also investigating if he had any accomplices. His arrest came after 10 days of IAF Intelligence Wing caught him red-handed with his cell phone when he entered the headquarters. Read More »

Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time ever

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It is not clear how healthy the final eggs produced are as the speed of maturation in the lab was significantly faster than it would occur in the human body. It's hoped the experiment could mark a breakthrough in improving fertility treatment. He said: 'This study demonstrates that there is much laboratory research to be undertaken before we can be encouraged to believe that we will achieve healthy normal eggs for clinical purposes in vitro developed follicles derived from human ovarian ... Read More »

Seattle Moves To Dismiss Marijuana Misdemeanors

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It said from 2001 to 2010, police in Washington arrested young African-Americans and Latinos 2.9 and 1.6 times the rate of whites, respectively, even though those groups used marijuana at lower rates than young whites. The City of Spokane said there have been more than 1800 misdemeanor marijuana convictions since 1997. Holmes will be asking the Seattle Municipal Court to vacate convictions and dismiss charges for marijuana possession prosecuted by the city. Read More »

Breakthrough in budget negotiations could raise spending for science

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The New York Times also reported the budget cap for military spending would be raised by about $80 billion in FY 2018 and $85 billion in FY 2019. The agreement covers a broad range, including increasing military and domestic spending, raising the debt ceiling and providing expanded disaster relief funding. Read More »