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Indian-Origin Wall Street Executive Killed By Shark While Scuba Diving In Costa Rica

December 4, 2017 admin 0

An American tourist was fatally mauled by a tiger shark while scuba diving on an island off the coast of Costa Rica, local authorities said Friday.The woman, identified by her friends as 49-year-old Rohina Bhandari, a director at a New York City private equity firm, died after an early morning attack Thursday on Cocos Island National Park, more than 340 miles off the Costa Rican […]

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When Baby Is Handed To Parents In Plastic Bag – By An Oxford Doctor

December 4, 2017 admin 0

Sipping tea on a cold winter morning in Oxford, a ghastly story back in India caught my attention: premature twins presumed dead, then one found alive. But as I read further, the horror of the tragedy got worse and worse. If true, the babies had been unbelievably handed to the shattered parents in a plastic bag!I work as a neonatal consultant at the John Radcliffe […]

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Christmas Towne returns to Chugiak

November 30, 2017 admin 0

Santa’s helpers have been busily hanging Christmas decorations and stringing up lights at a Boy Scout camp in Chugiak, which for the second year is being transformed into a temporary holiday village.“We’re putting on the final touches,” Christmas Towne owner Cortney Moore said Monday, four days before the annual venture opens on Black Friday.Moore started Christmas Towne last year with her husband, Jason, as a […]

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India unlikely to cut malaria by half in 2020: WHO

November 30, 2017 admin 0

India accounted for 6% of global malaria cases and 7% of deaths caused by it in 2016, according to a report released on Wednesdayby the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is in the same ballpark as last year, though the WHO figures also suggest that India is unlikely to reduce its case burden beyond 40% by 2020. In contrast, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Kyrgyzstan achieved malaria-free status […]

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Let Hadiya take charge of her life

November 30, 2017 admin 0

The Supreme Court did not allow itself to be converted into a khap panchayat, although it came close to it on Tuesday as it heard the Hadiya case. The counsel for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) supported by the legal counsel of the Central government made out a case of indoctrination and brainwashing in a conspiracy of ‘love jehad’ which they claimed rendered Hadiya incapacitated and invalidated […]

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Tech companies, including Airbnb, Etsy and Twitter, sent him a letter in support of the current rules. Hollywood celebrities are speaking out against his proposal.

November 30, 2017 admin 0

Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States has defended his plan to undo the country’s Net neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy.There has been constant media coverage since Mr. Pai last week unveiled his plan to gut the Obama-era Net neutrality rules, which were meant to keep broadband providers from playing favourites with websites and apps.Tech companies, […]

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Health staff gives vaccination drive

November 30, 2017 admin 0

Government doctors, nurses and health inspectors involved in the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the district boycotted the immunisation programme on Friday in protest against the attack on a nurse while administering MR vaccine to children at a primary school in Edayoor grama panchayat on Thursday.The police arrested three youngsters in connection with the attack on junior public health nurse Shyamala Bai C.K. and assault […]