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Lax Delhi government lost Rs 67 crore: CAG


The question that the Kejriwal government needs to answer is why the funds were not used if there is a requirement of over 1.7 lakh toilets in the national capital . The CAG report, which was tabled in the Delhi Assembly by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday, said, "The Department of Food, Supplies and Consumer Affairs did not independently verify eligibility of National Food Security (NFS) card applicants and relied on their declaration that none of their family members ... Read More »

Hendershot Investments Inc. Sells 1575 Shares of AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

Tradition Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc . for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $142.19 billion market cap company. (NYSE: ABBV ) for 325,150 shares. Shelter Ins Retirement Plan reported 75,700 shares or 3.23% of all its holdings. 319,054 are owned by Sabal Tru Com. Read More »

Important Analyst's Ratings to Watch: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), Morgan Stanley (MS)

USA stocks rebounded on Tuesday after a heavy sell-off in the previous session, as shareholders were monitoring the developments of trade relations between China and the United States. 193.75 million shares or 3.04% less from 199.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 447,785 are held by Fjarde Ap. Carret Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 73,014 shares. Read More »

Fast Growing Stock in Focus: British American Tobacco plc (ASX:BTI)

Suntrust Banks Inc who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $136.70 billion market cap company. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc, which manages about $315.26M and $394.18 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sun Communities Inc (NYSE:SUI) by 4,188 shares to 7,255 shares, valued at $673,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

Facebook data breach affects 87M users, company says


The social media giant said as many as 87 million, mostly based in the USA, may have been affected by the leak. Senior Facebook executives have been summoned to appear before MPs in the United Kingdom and Congress in the US. The 87 million figure is much higher than the 50 million people estimated in earlier reports . He's also scheduled for a conference call with reporters on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Older Adults Support Medical Marijuana Use if Recommended by Clinician


One study honed in on opioid prescriptions covered by Medicare Part D between 2010 and 2015, while the other focused on opioid prescriptions covered by Medicaid between 2011 and 2016. "Overprescribing of opioids is considered a major driving force behind the opioid epidemic in the United States", wrote the authors of the study, Hefei Wen and Jason Hockenberry. Read More »

'Blue helmet' killed in CAR; UN mission condemns attack


The peacekeepers and assailants engaged in a firefight over the course of several hours, during which a blue helmet was killed, 11 other peacekeepers were wounded and more than 22 anti-Balaka elements were killed. "The UN Mission strongly condemns all of these events", MINUSCA said. "Nothing can justify such acts that can be considered war crimes". "An investigation will be conducted and will leave no room for impunity". Read More »

Aadhaar scheme approved by Experts: Centre to Supreme Court


The five-judge bench comprising justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan is headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra . Citing the Aadhaar Act, UIDAI said that its provisions specifically prohibit it from controlling, collecting, keeping or maintaining any information about the objective of authentication either on its own or through any entity. Read More »

'Condom snorting' is the latest teen challenge fad


Even if you manage to successfully pull the condom out through your mouth, inhaling a condom up your nose would be very uncomfortable and potentially quite painful. The "condom challenge" and the "24-hour challenge" are not the first risky internet crazes, and likely won't be the last. "I mean, you are risking choking on it". Read More »

Broad double strike puts England in charge in Christchurch


However, earlier the inaugural Test match, team England played two two days match against New Zealand XI and both case match ended with draw. "I'm very proud of the lads and the way they went about it, how we continued to keep asking questions of their batting". Read More »

Discontinuing Facebook Decreases Stress Levels in a Few Days


Facebook users looking for an excuse to delete their account-beyond the recent and sizable data breach the company was involved in-may just have gotten one. The researchers concluded the following. The first group's members were asked to quit Facebook for one week, while the members of the other group were asked to maintain their regular Facebook activity. Read More »

Defoe strikes late to grab point for Bournemouth at Watford


Their second half performance wasn't as convincing, but Defoe's late goal could be a big one in the context of the Cherries season. "I'm disappointed with the result, because we have lost two points in injury time", he said. "I thought he took it really well." . - Watford have found the net at least once in 11 consecutive home games in the Premier League for the first time since March 2000 (12 in a row). Read More »

Medical marijuana users to press for relief on pot taxes

Advocates are gathering signatures to get an initiative on the November ballot that would require the state to issue medical marijuana cards to adults or parents of children whose doctors recommend they use the drug. A summary report of the Health Canada consultations noted most respondents opposed applying excise taxes to medical cannabis products. States with recreational marijuana laws saw an average reduction of 6.38 percent. Read More »

United Nations condemns Boko Haram attack in Borno


Reacting to inquiry in a text message he said, however, that some of the Boko Haram insurgents were killed. Mr Yassine Gaba, the UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria , on Monday, April 2 strongly condemned Sunday's deadly attack near Belle Village in Maiduguri, Borno. Read More »

Pasta isn't the diet villain you think it is, new study claims


A growing number of people are ditching carbohydrates and swapping the likes of spaghetti for spiralised vegetables like courgettes or courgetti as it is known. But it was stressed that sensible portion control also needed to be observed. The study authors advise that further research is required to determine if the need for weight gain will extend to pasta under other healthy diets. Read More »

Is This Stock Fit For Your Portfolio? US Bancorp (USB)

Us Bancorp now has $81.92B valuation. Investors are looking attentively on Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) as shares traded with up change of 0.04% at $24.49 during last trading day on a US exchange. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of U.S. Bancorp by 57.1% in the third quarter. From a safety point of view, a company's size and market value do matter. Read More »

Crews called to house fire in Aylesford


A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson said the fire had started in the kitchen at the Gribblehirst Rd house. Damages to the building, which left three families displaced, are estimated at $40,000. The fire broke out around 7 a.m., but the source of the blaze remains under investigation. The fire caused Amarillo Blvd. eastbound to be closed but crews have now opened the lanes to traffic. Read More »

New York Fed Picks John Williams as Next CEO


In the past, Williams has conveyed a moderate stance on monetary policy and supported the central bank's guidance of three or four rate hikes in 2018 . Neither of the other two finalists for the job - Raymond McGuire, an executive at Citigroup, and Mary J. Miller, a former Treasury official - were white men, and the search committee also interviewed other candidates who would have brought diversity to the Fed. Read More »

FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk


Kratom is a psychoactive drug derived from the leaves of Mitragyna speciosa , a plant in the coffee family that is native to Southeast Asia. The FDA advises consumers to throw away any products associated with the recall , including but not limited to Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Emerald Green, Ivory White and Ruby Red. Read More »

Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription


David Bradford told NPR . "Marijuana liberalization may serve as a component of a comprehensive package to tackle the opioid epidemic", Wen and Hockenberry concluded. The studies couldn't prove cause and effect. So, the researchers' estimated decline shows a slow down instead of a drop in total consumption, according to Bradford. Read More »

CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries


CMS Administrator Seema Verma also announced Monday that CMS finalized policies to lower prescription drug costs and offer additional choices. These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2019. In addition, the agency said it was expanding its overutilization monitoring system, which it said has "already significantly reduced the number of high risk beneficiaries". Read More »

Dems question Grindr over sharing of users' HIV status


They pressed the company to answer questions about its data collection and privacy protection policies as well as information on what other third parties get user data. Grindr sent user information such as Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email along with the person's HIV status to third-party apps, making it possible to identify users and their HIV status together, according to Antoine Pultier, a researcher at the Norwegian nonprofit SINTEF, who originally discovered the ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley: Downgrade Hits Shares of Fitbit (NYSE:FIT)


The move was a retaliation against the Trump Administration's new tariffs against steel and aluminum tariffs, but left out some large USA exports like soyabeans. Trading volume is an essential technical indicator a shareholder uses to confirm a trend or trend reversal. The higher the volume during the price move, the more significant the progress. Read More »

License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation


An organ donor can save up to nine lives, and a single tissue donor can enhance more than 150 lives, providing hope to the estimated one in 20 Americans who will need a tissue transplant at some point in their life. Their continuous support has resulted in 95 percent of the state's almost 14.5 million designated donors who have joined the California registry. Nancy Kentish-Barnes, PhD, from the Saint-Louis University Hospital in Paris, and colleagues assessed the organ donation process and ... Read More »

Town celebs laud Ram Charan and Rangasthalam


Rangasthalam is a film set in the 1980s and charts the journey of Chitti Babu, played by Ram Charan, Kumar Babu, played by Aadhi Pinisetty and the oppression their village faces from the President, played by Jagapathi Babu. And with that Samantha has equalled the record of Kajal Aggarwal who was part of eight movies, from Bollywood and South which has done Rs 100 crore business. Read More »

United Nations raises $2 billion in Yemen appeal


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gave an opening speech at a donor conference in which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia, both members of the global coalition involved in the conflict, were participating, Efe news reported. Read More »

Winter Storm Warning for much of the TV-9 area


During that time, snow could fall moderately to heavily, with "snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour (possible) at times between about 4 and 9 a.m. TONIGHT - Rain & Wintry Mix Developing, Transitioning to Wet Snow . "It was a bit drier than normal, with 1 inch below normal precipitation values", he said. Read More »

Johannesburg Test: Australia new boys flop as South Africa turn screw


South Africa lived up to its promise to be ruthless against an Australia without captain Steve Smith , vice captain David Warner , and batsman Cameron Bancroft, all banned long-term for cheating in the third test last weekend. But once they saw off that period, batting became easier and though de Villiers did not push on to three figures, Markram did, and to a career-best score. Read More »

Africa is Literally Dividing into Two


The most recent and accepted view is the theory put forth in 2009: that magmatism and plate tectonics have a feedback with one another, controlled by oblique rifting conditions. Such movements can cause the plates to rupture, form rifts, and create new boundaries. An example of a place on Earth where this has happened is the South Atlantic ocean, which resulted from the break up of South America and Africa around 138m years ago - ever noticed how their coastlines match like pieces of the ... Read More »

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( NYSE : TSM ) have seen the needle move 2.51% in the most recent session. Capital International Investors now owns 7,506,191 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $281,857,000 after acquiring an additional 2,085,137 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

At Least 1 Dead and 38 Ill From Synthetic Weed in IL


The department didn't provide additional information about the two deaths, citing confidentiality. The deaths are among the 56 people in IL to become ill in recent weeks after using K-2, Spice or some other form of synthetic marijuana. Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made, mind-altering chemicals that are sprayed on dried plant material. The chemicals are called cannabinoids because they are similar to chemicals found in the marijuana plant but the health effects from using synthetic ... Read More »

Grindr Shares HIV Status of Users with Other Companies


Apptimize and Localytics , both data-optimization firms, have received certain information that some Grindr users choose to include in their profiles, including their HIV status and "last tested date". Pultier specified that the HIV data on Grindr is linked with other information and it may be due to incompetence from some developers that happened to send along all information including private and personal data. Read More »