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Despite pollution rising, Delhi government sits on Rs 787 crore green fund

Despite pollution rising, Delhi government sits on Rs 787 crore green fund The Delhi government has chose to offer over 40 government services ranging from grant of water connection to marriage certificate at people's doorstep, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday. He accused the Delhi government of deterioration in the DTC fleet over the last few years. The embarrassing disclosure came even as Chief Minister Kejriwal was meeting his Haryana counterpar... [Full Article...]

One rescued following fire at tower block

One rescued following fire at tower block The flats were evacuated with at least four people being treated by paramedics. One resident was rescued and a number of others were led to safety by crews on the scene. "Northern Ireland ambulance service were called to the scene at 17.35 by fire and rescue". It appears that everyone has been evacuated. " They dispatched five ambulance and emergency crew, five rapid response paramedics, nine am... [Full Article...]

Half of USA adults now have high blood pressure

Half of USA adults now have high blood pressure A resting blood pressure of 130 over 80 is now considered too high before, patients with the same reading were classified as pre-hypertension and did not require medical treatment. According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure accounts for the second largest number of preventable heart disease and stroke deaths, second only to smoking. [Full Article...]

Safety commission recalls more hoverboards after another fire

Safety commission recalls more hoverboards after another fire Safety officials say the risk is in the battery packs and have found a significant risk of overheating, smoke, fire and in some instances, explosions that cause burns and property damage, according to the CPSC. More than 3,000 LayZ Board hoverboards were imported into the US from China, according to the CPSC. These specific hoverboards were manufactured in China, and more than 3,000 were impo... [Full Article...]

Maradona wants to lead Argentina at the World Cup

Maradona wants to lead Argentina at the World Cup Maradona, who last managed Argentina at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, dismissed the current set up led by Coach Jorge Sampaoli in an Instagram message moments after the team succumb to the defeat to Nigeria. "We draw our own conclusions". I'm hot because they give away our prestige, but the kids are not to blame. The former player who single handedly gave Argentina the 1986 World Cup title... [Full Article...]

USA comes up with first pill having digital tracking device

USA comes up with first pill having digital tracking device This patch in turn relays a message to a smartphone app that passes on the data to the relevant medical professionals. The new digital pill works by relaying a signal from a tiny sensor embedded in the pill itself (which is activated by the liquid in the human stomach) to a wearable patch on the patient. [Full Article...]

Nicki Minaj wants to break the internet with Paper magazine

Nicki Minaj wants to break the internet with Paper magazine The "No Frauds" rapper graces the cover of this month's Paper magazine, where she can be seen engaging in a "Minaj a Trois" with three scantily-clad versions of herself. The 34-year-old rapper has collaborated with Paper magazine and just like Kim before her, she wants to cause a stir. "Break The Internet Kim Kardashian ", were plastered across the image featuring the reality star, who ... [Full Article...]

Scotland becomes minimum alcohol price trailblazer in bid to boost public health

Scotland becomes minimum alcohol price trailblazer in bid to boost public health European wine and spirits producers have lost their long-running legal challenge against minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland after the UK's Supreme Court ruled that the policy should be allowed to stand. The Scottish government has prepared for the introduction of a minimum preferred price per unit of 50 pence ($0.66) per unit. Famous for its whisky, Scotland is now on course to introduce a ... [Full Article...]

COPD, other air pollution related diseases on rise, says new health data

COPD, other air pollution related diseases on rise, says new health data The contribution of air pollution to disease burden has remained high in India between 1990 and 2016, with levels of exposure among the highest in the world. In 1990, 61% of the total disease burden in India was attributed to communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases. For example, the life expectancy of a person born in India in 1960 was 40 years, which has increased to about ... [Full Article...]

All set for antibiotics awareness week

All set for antibiotics awareness week This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week , a global event organised by the World Health Organisation. The WHO Guidelines on Use of Medically Important Antimicrobials in Food-producing Animals , the title of the document, consists of four broad recommendations and two best practice statements, with each one set out in detail and justified. [Full Article...]

I&B Ministry is doing unconstitutional, unprecedented thing: Sasidharan, director of S Durga

I&B Ministry is doing unconstitutional, unprecedented thing: Sasidharan, director of S Durga He refuted it saying, "I sent a screener to the Directorate of the film festival three months ago and we were ready with a DCP of the complete film but no one asked for it". provocative and disrespectful of certain faith and religion. And the film Nude explores the life and conflicts of a nude model at an art school. "It's something we've never heard of", he said. [Full Article...]

Buhari Receives Chieftaincy Titles In Ebonyi

Buhari Receives Chieftaincy Titles In Ebonyi This will make it the second time in a day, the president will be snubbing the official activities. Buhari is on record to have said that the unity of Nigeria was non-negotiable. "I will not disclose the number of personnel we have drafted for security reasons, but I assure citizens that enough personnel have been deployed across the state to ensure a hitch-free visit". [Full Article...]

Ben Affleck Brings Jimmy Kimmel's Childhood Comic Book to Life

Affleck will appear as Batman in November 17's Justice League . Clearly, all three of these " white guys with beards " had a great old laugh in this segment of the show. Seeing some of Hollywood's most popular celebrities bringing to life a story you dreamt up as a kid has got to be one of the most awesome things ever. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns About Dangers Of 'Natural' Opioid Kratom

But it's now taken as a recreational drug, with its users saying it treats anxiety, depression and opioid withdrawal. "At a time when we have hit a critical point in the opioid epidemic", the FDA statement said , "the increasing use of kratom as an alternative or adjunct to opioid use is extremely concerning". [Full Article...]

Coffee drinkers at lower risk of heart failure, stroke

Coffee drinkers at lower risk of heart failure, stroke The heart study has tracked the health of thousands of participants since the 1940s contributing to a wealth of data made available to researchers. A press release stressed that this type of study demonstrates an observed association, but does not prove cause and effect. [Full Article...]

Volunteers Wanted To Knit Red Hats For Babies

Volunteers Wanted To Knit Red Hats For Babies The organization is looking for volunteers from Texas and other states to craft soft, red infant-sized hats to give to babies born at participating hospitals in February. The project has grown to include 660 hospitals in 40 states handing out more than 100,000 hats. Donations of yarn are also accepted. The Little Hats, Big Hearts project began in February 2014 in Chicago and collected 300 hats. [Full Article...]

Three Killed in Tehama County School Shooting: Sheriff

Three Killed in Tehama County School Shooting: Sheriff An official at the Corning Elementary School District confirmed the elementary school in Rancho Tehama is on lockdown. A six year-old child with two gunshot wounds was reportedly transported by helicopter to a hospital. Students at Rancho Tehama Elementary are being evacuated to the Rancho Tehama Recreation Hall. At least 100 law enforcement officers have responded to the crime scenes. [Full Article...]

Disneyland Shuts Cooling Towers Over Legionnaires

Disneyland Shuts Cooling Towers Over Legionnaires Another person who contracted the disease has died; however, that person had not visited Disneyland during the affected period and already had additional health concerns. According to the Orange County health agency Legionella is becoming more common in the United States and in Orange County, where 55 cases have been reported through October 2017, compared with 53 for all of 2016 and 33 in 201... [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones Isn't Backing Down from the NFL, Goodell

Jerry Jones Isn't Backing Down from the NFL, Goodell Jones blew off the threats from his fellow owners. "I've had discussions with the committee chairman, but received no "notices", Jones said during his weekly appearance on CBS Sports Radio's 105.3 The Fan in Dallas . Jones, who is upset about the six-game ban handed to his star running back Ezekiel Elliott by Roger Goodell , is leading the charge against the National Football League commissi... [Full Article...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) reported Sales of 118.21 Billion

In recent action, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . The ROA ratio is calculated by comparing net income to average total assets, and is expressed as a percentage. The current FCF quality score is 5.709064. Barclays PLC set a $79.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Friday, October 21st. [Full Article...]


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