Medical

Banning condom ads like throwing baby out with bathwater

Banning condom ads like throwing baby out with bathwater Talking openly about contraception and sex is still largely taboo in India . Few also observed that most countries, even in the West, don't play condom ads on television. The I&B Ministry and the Advertising Standards Council are overlooking the real issue, which is to review the content of specific advertisements in terms of standards of decency. [Full Article...]

Man flu may be real, study suggests

No, a new analysis out of Canada suggests, because respiratory illnesses may indeed hit men harder than women. But for years, cruel scientists have claimed that "man flu" does not even exist. "However, neither study differentiated men and women based on other differences, like smoking and drinking rates (and) willingness to seek medical help", he said, and these unknowns might have influenced th... [Full Article...]

Telugu comedian Vijay Sai found dead

Telugu comedian Vijay Sai found dead Vijay is learned to have shot a video before ending his life. It is being said that Sai was under a lot of stress due to personal and financial problems. "I never refused him access to the little boy", Vanitha said. "For now, it is a suicide under suspicious circumstances", said Jubilee Hills inspector who is probing the case. [Full Article...]

CBSE 10th & 12th Practical Exam Dates Announced

CBSE 10th & 12th Practical Exam Dates Announced As per the official website, "From 309 schools in 1962, the board as on 26.07.2017 has 19316 schools in India and 211 schools in 25 foreign countries". Still, the final written exam date sheet has not surfaced online. The Central Board of Secondary Education has sent the circular to all its affiliated schools and colleges on regard of conducting the practical examinations from 16 January. [Full Article...]

Charlie Sheen sues tabloid for defamation

Charlie Sheen sues tabloid for defamation According to TMZ , the November 8 article run by the magazine claimed Sheen sodomized Haim while they were filming the movie Lucas back in the 1980s. A spokesperson for Enquirer parent company AMI told TheWrap, "We look forward to litigating against Charlie Sheen , and can't wait to expose his depravities in a court of law". [Full Article...]

Flu season is coming early, looking tough

Flu season is coming early, looking tough Roughly 40 percent of the United States population opts for the vaccine every year, and the CDC estimates it prevents about 5 million flu cases annually across the country. "Cough hygiene is important", Taylor said. Flu has been reported in 7 of the 8 counties in the state, with Hartford and Fairfield Counties leading the way with 59 cases apiece. [Full Article...]

Katie Holmes and daughter Suri introduce Taylor Swift at Jingle Ball

Katie Holmes and daughter Suri introduce Taylor Swift at Jingle Ball Z100 DJ Elvis Duran joined the pair on stage and said , "And now to bring out one of our favorite friends to end our show tonight, please welcome Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise! ". Also present were the Bleachers' Jack Antonoff, Broadway actor Ben Platt, and "Perfect" singer Ed Sheeran . "Thanks Z100, what a night", Taylor captioned a shot of her onstage in NY on Instagram. [Full Article...]

Lactalis recalls baby milk after salmonella contamination

Lactalis recalls baby milk after salmonella contamination The French government has withdrawn infant milk manufactured by the Lactalis group, intended for France and foreign markets, because of a risk of contamination by salmonella. Lactalis said in a statement Sunday that it was "sincerely sorry for the anxiety caused by the situation and expresses its compassion and support for the families whose children have fallen ill". [Full Article...]

Surprising intercourse abuse and drug habit of porn star

Surprising intercourse abuse and drug habit of porn star The 23-year-old's body was discovered days after a "homophobic" tweet sparked an online row - and just weeks after she spoke about about being sexually abused as a child. A majority of female performers are apprehensive about doing scenes with male co-stars who have a history of gay pornography in their resume, believing it exposes them to a higher risk of contracting HIV. [Full Article...]

DJ David Mueller Says He Finally Paid Taylor Swift That Dollar

DJ David Mueller Says He Finally Paid Taylor Swift That Dollar Almost four months after this verdict, Mueller has finally paid that $1, a Sacajawea coin that he mailed to the singer on November 28, he told the Associated Press in a letter. She told Time that she had her reasons for going after Mueller in a lawsuit: "I figured that if he would be brazen enough to assault me under these risky circumstances", she said. [Full Article...]

Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings

Britain peppered by snow as forecasters issue ice warnings An amber ( second highest ) weather warning is in place between 6am and 11.55pm for Highlands and Eilean Siar, Orkney and Shetland and Grampian, where winds of 60-70mph are expected widely. Flights and ferry services were cancelled while dozens of schools were closed across the north of the country. The first service to run as scheduled on Thursday was not until 7.55am. [Full Article...]

PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy

PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy It is also expected to ratify amendments to the party constitution. The Spokesperson for the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, who made all these known while speaking with journalists at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, said the party's constitution should be used as a guide on the issue. [Full Article...]

Head coach Paul Clement: 'Swansea City players have exchanged views'

Head coach Paul Clement: 'Swansea City players have exchanged views' Paul Clement was visibly relieved after witnessing his Swansea side win for only the third time in the Premier League this season as they edged past West Brom 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium. Do I want to lose him? We've a positive dressing and a good group of players to work with. However, Tammy Abraham then should have made it two with one of the last kicks of the game, taking the selfish opti... [Full Article...]

San Diego County wildfire surging toward sea

San Diego County wildfire surging toward sea The Lilac fire is one of a half-dozen major fires burning across Ventura, San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside counties , and comes as the National Weather Service extended a red-flag fire warning to Sunday. The Oceanside High School shelter also filled to capacity Friday morning and evacuees were asked to go instead to a newly opened shelter at Palomar College. [Full Article...]

Jeet Raval on song for the Kiwis

Jeet Raval on song for the Kiwis Neil Wagner (1) had earlier fallen in the day's first over to a brilliant one-handed catch in the gully by Shai Hope from the bowling of Kemar Roach, while wicketkeeper Tom Blundell made a steady 28 before he was bowled by Shannon Gabriel . [Full Article...]

Weather warnings remain in place with snow set to continue

Weather warnings remain in place with snow set to continue As much as five centimetres of snow is "likely" to fall in Northern Ireland over the next 24 hours, according to the Met Office . Meanwhile, the chief forecaster at the Met Office says: "A band of rain, heavy at times, is expected to move eastwards over the UK". [Full Article...]

'Soul crushing' video of starving polar bear exposes threat of climate change

'Soul crushing' video of starving polar bear exposes threat of climate change The video "shows the polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame", writes National Geographic . This large male bear was not old, and he certainly died within hours or days of this moment. The dwindling sea ice here - which these predators need to hunt fat-rich seals - is now affecting different groups of bears in different ways. "This is what a starving bea... [Full Article...]

At least 25 race horses killed in Southern California wildfires

At least 25 race horses killed in Southern California wildfires Horses worth hundreds of thousands of dollars who are usually carefully walked from place to place were simply set free and encouraged to run away as flames engulfed the center, which is just a few miles from where the fire broke out. Los Alamitos Race Course cancelled its Friday racing programme in sympathy for the owners, trainers and caretakers of the horses that were killed. As of 7:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine Poe urged the government to ensure that an ill-planned immunization campaign won't happen again, adding that the DOH should "exercise more prudence before approving mass vaccination". Other countries were more circumspect and protective of its citizens. The Philippines Department of Justice on Monday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to look into "the alleged danger to public health... [Full Article...]

Woman Assaulted And Paraded Nearly Naked by Liquor Mafia in Delhi

Woman Assaulted And Paraded Nearly Naked by Liquor Mafia in Delhi DCW chief Swati Maliwal slammed the Delhi Police in a tweet: "A fearless lady beaten and paraded naked in Delhi by liquor mafia, her video is made~all coz she dared to raise her voice against crime and helped DCW catch people selling illegal liquor in their home at 50 m from police chowki". [Full Article...]


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