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NEET 2018: Supreme Court dismisses students' petition for age limit relaxation


It further reads, "The decision will be implemented prospectively i.e. from May 2018". The NEET aspirants contended that the age restriction was not a condition for students appearing for the entrance exams of other medical colleges like Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Read More »

Telangana's Aruna is first Indian to win Gymnastics World Cup medal


The gold medal of the event was bagged by Tjasa Kyaslef of Slovenia while the bronze was taken by Australia's Emily Whitehead. Arune finished third with a average score of 13.699 after her two attempts. Aruna had an excellent vault in her first attempt, bagging 4.600 for difficulty and 9.066 for execution. Aruna is part of the Indian gymnastics contingent that will participate in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Read More »

Zaccardi: US women's figure skating searching for next step

The Czech Republic has the bronze from 2006 and gold from 1998 in Nagano. With 12 medals to their credit, the USA women need just one more medal to tie their record of 13 medals set four years ago in Sochi. "I think the names are so fun", said Oh Ja-young, a spectator from Bundang. The way things are: Russian Federation and Japan are now the deepest figure skating nations and have been for several years. Read More »

Groom killed, bride critically injured as gift-pack explodes


This shocking incident reported in Patnagarh of Bolangir district in Orissa. The groom succumbed to his injuries while he was taken to the Burla hospital. Patnagarh Sub-Divisional Police Officer Sesadeva Bariha told PTI , "The police have collected evidence and an investigation is on". Bariha said the parcel seemed to have a crude bomb created to explode on unwrapping. Read More »

Man who plotted murder of his family avoids execution in late reprieve


Texas governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, commuted Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's sentence to life in prison without parole. They were later driven to a home where the families of death row prisoners can stay during the hard time, and speaking of the tense waiting period, Tanya added: "We told him how much we love him, how much god loves him and that we were coming to pray". Read More »

Putin ally's private army behind attack on US-backed forces?


The coalition remains focused on the enduring defeat of ISIS. A Russian tycoon believed to control Russian mercenaries who attacked USA troops and Kurd allies in Deir Ezzor told Syrian officials he would give Bashar al-Assad a "good surprise" days ahead of the assault, the Washington Post has reported . Read More »

Nine Students Killed as Vehicle Rams Into School Building in Bihar's Muzaffarpur


Following the incident, the injured children were admitted to the SKMC hospital for immediate treatment. As soon as the family came to know of the incident, the family reached the hospital. While the tractor was crossing the railway track near Vidyapatidham station, the trolley attached to it got stuck on the track and was flipped several metres away after he was hit by the train. Read More »

Hungary storm to first Winter Olympics gold

It was just a matter of her living up to her potential and putting together two solid programs at the Olympics. Two years of development toward Pyeongchang suddenly devolved into two years of physical and mental recovery, complicated by some poor results and plenty of doubts about the wisdom of continuing. Read More »

Companies Cut Ties With The NRA


Before Thursday's decision, NRA members could receive a discount when renting a vehicle from the three companies, as part of the organization's "five star savings" program. For a second consecutive day companies listed on the site have cut ties to the NRA as it aggressively resists calls for stricter gun control in the wake of the mass shooting last week at a Florida high school that left 17 dead. Read More »

Charges dropped against NY hunter who shot neighbor


However, that doesn't mean the criminal case is over. The prosecution has two options: Appeal the court's decision, which could take months or represent the case to a grand jury. Jadlowski told police he thought he saw a deer November 22 when he fired a single shot, striking Billquist in a field near her home on Armenian Road in Sherman. Read More »

Virat Kohli never takes things easy, says Suresh Raina


Apart from his bowling workload, the right-hander has also been contributing consistently with the bat. His 28-ball 52-run knock was the flawless ideal example of why India should bat the former Indian captain at No 4 in ODIs. "I think the team prospect is very important to win trophies". Raina felt dew played a part, but overall, South Africa outplayed them and deserved the victory. Read More »

Syrian opposition urges United Nations to end massacre in E.Ghouta


The delay followed a flurry of last-minute talks on the text after Russian Federation, a veto-holding ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, had proposed new amendments. said on Friday, as it put the Assad regime as well as Russia "on notice" following massive civilian casualties in rebel strongholds of the strife-torn country. Read More »

Teenage Dalit girl burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh


Before she could react, they set her ablaze. She cried for help but since it was a dark and secluded area, no one could hear her shrieks. According to reports, she received 100 percent burnt injuries. However, the victim's parents and siblings, though denied any personal enmity with anyone in the village, alleged that she was burnt alive by unidentified people. Read More »

At Olympics, Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea


Ivanka Trump is scheduled to have dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in later in the day. The daughter of President Donald Trump is leading the US delegation at this weekend's closing ceremony for the Pyeongchang Games. and North Korean officials have yet to make direct contact. Vice President Mike Pence, who attended the Olympics' opening ceremony, sat awkwardly in a VIP box with the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un behind him. Read More »

A First Alert Severe Weather Day issued for Saturday


It'll be after sunset we'll need to have a heightened awareness to the possibility of strong to severe storms as a squall line is expected to move through during the overnight hours. Even though our risk for severe weather is on the low end, we will still have to pay attention to the weather throughout the day since this will be our first severe weather threat of the new year. Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Specs & Pictures, Will also Have a Black Color Variant


According to preliminary information, the smartphone will be equipped with double main and front cameras . The phone comes with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The current top dog in India, Xiaomi, is rumoured to be launching its Mi Mix 2S, which is also stepping to Snapdragon 845 and may finally enter the artificial intelligence game. Read More »

KU, Wichita State players named in federal NCAA basketball investigation


These other players had meetings with Dawkins, according to the report: former North Carolina forward Tony Bradley , former Creighton center Justin Patton , former Texas center Prince Ibeh , former Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson, former Vanderbilt guard Wade Baldwin , former Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon , and former Iowa State guard Monte Morris . Read More »

US top court forbids seizure of ancient Persian artifacts


The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the University's Oriental Institute in an 8-0 ruling today, according to the Associated Press. The assets - known as the Persepolis Collection - consist of some 30,000 artifacts recovered during a university-led excavation in Iran. Read More »

GSDP Gives Show Of Support To Starkville Pride


Starkville, Mississippi's mayor wants you to know the town is inclusive and diverse. None of the aldermen who voted against the permit have explained. Kaplan has also argued against MS laws, such as in Campaign for Southern Equality v Bryant, which saw U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves strike down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage in November 2014. Read More »

How IoT and connected devices could be affected by net neutrality


Though students would still be able to access these services, it is unlikely they would be a priority for internet service providers when it comes to determining the access speed. Fifty senators, including one Republican, have so far come aboard, prompting the hashtag #OneMoreVote on Twitter . Schneiderman's lawsuit is a multi-state effort to the FCC in order to "stop the FCC's illegal rollback of net neutrality ". Read More »

Woman molested at local station, accused held


Next, he grabs her and kisses her forcibly. The victim had tweeted to police while she was traveling in the Konark Express about her "harassment by an unidentified molester". On the basis of woman's complaint and CCTV footage, both the constables nabbed the molester. He confessed to the crime after being questioned by Inspector Lokesh Sagar and his team at the RPF office in Turbhe . Read More »

Brown's campaign says Tories have OKed his quest for leadership


The 39-year-old Barrie, Ont., politician launched a bid to reclaim his job on Friday, and his leadership campaign was given the green light by a party committee yesterday. The former Toronto city councillor also said he will continue to highlight how he differs politically from Brown. The Canadian Press has not independently verified the allegations. Read More »

Florida School Cop Took No Action During Last Week's Fatal Shooting


The gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas had a dozen weapons outfitted with bump stocks. "No one with mental issues should have access to a gun". Felicia Burgin , a ninth-grade English teacher at Stoneman Douglas , came to Peterson's defense on Thursday, arguing that the officer could not have stopped the shooter, who was armed with an assault rifle. Read More »

Jazz stumble out of break, losing to the Trail Blazers, 100-81


Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 21 points. "We were active, and then the rest of the way we stayed with it. Tranistion defense, threes, offensive rebounds, all the keys that we talked about we did a good job with". And with the help of McCollum, the Trail Blazers pulled away for the win. That lack of activity was certainly apparent as the Jazz allowed 14 second-chance points and fell behind by as many as 19. Read More »

Dismal showing for US female figure skaters


The ceremony also marks the handover to Beijing, which will host the 2022 Winter Games. "USA Olympics was being humiliated - then women stepped up", the newspaper said , pointing out that eight of the last 10 United States medals were won by female athletes. Read More »

Teen girl arrested in Cullman Co. for making terroristic threats against school


The 18-year-old had allegedly sent the threat messages to her high school through an app, called TextNow, thinking the institution would shut down for some days after that and she would get extra time to study for a test. A student in Cullman County is taken into police custody for threats against Good Hope High School. Wilson will not be returning to Vinemont High School. Read More »

Ivanka Trump watches snowboarding with South Korea's First Lady


President Donald Trump suggested a "Phase Two" in the US's strategy against North Korea if its sanctions were ineffective. "We must remain united to prevent this brutal dictatorship from threatening the world with nuclear devastation", Trump said at a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . Read More »

Bitterly cold weather forecast for Tipperary over the next week

The cold spell will start this weekend , with temperatures rising no higher than 8 degrees during the afternoon on Friday and dropping to as low as -1 at night. It will turn even colder with lowest temperatures falling to between -3° and 0° degrees with a widespread sharp to severe frost. Overnight, there will be severe frost and the risk of snow showers along the northern and eastern coasts - reaching lows of -2C to -4C. Read More »

10-year-old boy killed, mom hurt in New Jersey shooting


His spokesman, Chris Swendeman, said authorities believe that person is a family friend or a friend of one of the older children in the family. Asbury Park police responded to a 911 call around 10:40 p.m. According to investigators, another person who was inside the home was the intended target of the shooting and not the victims. The boy who died attended Bradley Elementary School. Read More »

Barclays Lowers McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Price Target to $200.00

McDonald's has a twelve month low of $126.58 and a twelve month high of $178.70. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $138.43. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by RBC Capital Markets. Bank of America set a $200.00 price target on shares of McDonald's and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, January 29th. Read More »

Almost two dozen Afghan soldiers killed in multiple attacks


Embassy. A suicide bombing , occurred in Kabul's PD 9 in Shashdarak area on Saturday morning, left at least one person dead and six others wounded, confirmed the country's Ministry of Interior. On Dec. 25, eight people, including five civilians, were killed and two others wounded after an Islamic State (IS)-claimed suicide bombing struck the same area. Read More »

PTC Inc (PTC) Stake Boosted by American International Group Inc

The stock increased 1.50% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $4.07. About 1.15M shares traded or 28.71% up from the average. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Morgan. The company was maintained on Friday, June 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 0% in PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Read More »