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JAMB Releases 2017/2018 Cut-Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges Of Education

JAMB Releases 2017/2018 Cut-Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges Of Education The President of NANS, Chinonso Obasi in a statement on Thursday, threatened that the decision would be resisted if JAMB refused to adhere to the status quo. "Cancellation of Post-UTME is a mistake", Adamu said on Tuesday at the 2017 Combined Policy Meetings on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. [Full Article...]

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship The former United Nations secretary-general also called on the government and global actors to ensure disagreements over the scale of human rights abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority population in the region did not hold up moves to improve conditions. [Full Article...]

Two human cases of West Nile virus reported in Utah

Two human cases of West Nile virus reported in Utah Traps created to catch mosquitoes at six different locations in the county have turned up mosquitoes carrying the virus, but it's too early to know if any humans were exposed, Ed Kalas, Shawnee County Health Department environmental and community health manager, told the county commission Thursday. [Full Article...]

Google offers test for those dealing with depression

Google offers test for those dealing with depression Similar to the Google tool, this one offers a disclaimer that it is not a "substitute for professional advice", and in-person help may be needed. Google and Nami want to raise awareness of the issue and hope the questionnaires' results will see people "have a more informed conversation" with their doctors. [Full Article...]

Grades for new 'more challenging' GCSEs awarded for first time

Grades for new 'more challenging' GCSEs awarded for first time The reforms mean new English and maths courses have more content and are tougher generally. Year 11s are the first students to be affected by the new GCSE system, which was first taught in classes in 2015. By 2020, exam certificates will contain only number grades. Grade 5 is considered a strong pass. This will be one of the headline measures of school performance. [Full Article...]

Rooney calls time on England despite Southgate recall

Rooney calls time on England despite Southgate recall When asked about Rooney's chances for the upcoming qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia, Keane said: "Personally I think he deserves it the way he has been playing but that is up to the manager". Rooney became the youngest player to play for England when he made his global debut at the age of 17 in February 2003. Rooney's first worldwide goal followed against Macedonia that September and th... [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Talc-Cancer Lawsuits Take A Dangerous Turn

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Talc-Cancer Lawsuits Take A Dangerous Turn But Mark Robinson , the attorney for Eva Echeverria - the plaintiff in the Los Angeles case - said after the decision that the 63-year-old medical receptionist hoped to alert other women to the potential dangers of the product. She says while the company sympathizes with women suffering from ovarian cancer, scientific evidence backs the safety of Johnson's baby powder. Carol Goodrich, spoke... [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces advance toward heart of Daesh-held bastion

Iraqi forces advance toward heart of Daesh-held bastion In a related development, Police Lieutenant Khaled al-Naseri told Anadolu Agency that Iraqi forces now hold "more than 70 percent" of Tal Afar's southwestern Al-Jazeera neighborhood. Citing intelligence, Rasool estimated the number of IS militants inside the town at around 2,000 fighters. The latest offensive has forced thousands of people to flee to the country's Kurdish region, according to ... [Full Article...]

Long-term Vitamin B use may up men's lung cancer risk

Long-term Vitamin B use may up men's lung cancer risk The researchers, from OSU and the National Taiwan University, found that those who took vitamin B supplements in recommended daily doses over a period of ten years faced 30 to 40 per cent higher risk of lung cancer . Increased vitamin B intake is hypothesized to interfere with the one-carbon metabolism pathway, a process that is thought to be important for gene expression regulation and DNA i... [Full Article...]

Mothers aren't putting babies to sleep safely

Mothers aren't putting babies to sleep safely Just 43.7 percent of mothers tended to and actually put their babies to sleep face-up. The study also said that parents perceive babies to be uncomfortable if they are frequently waking or crying while on their backs, so they let the child determine the sleeping position. [Full Article...]

Nigerian gov't bans Davido's 'Fall,' 'If,' 3 others

Nigerian gov't bans Davido's 'Fall,' 'If,' 3 others Nigerian singer Olamide is in danger of spending a year in jail and a N3m fine for allegedly promoting tobacco smoking on his new Wo video. Last Friday, in a message posted on Twitter, the ministry kicked against the video of "Wo", released a few days ago and described the content as contravening the Tobacco Control Act of 2015. [Full Article...]

Can pets go blind from the solar eclipse?

Can pets go blind from the solar eclipse? Around them, at least three groups of other people were also watching, and from what he could see, they were all protecting their eyes. Washington Post social media editor Gene Park tweeted about the uptick in searches for "my eyes hurt". [Full Article...]

Coaches Of Kaifiyat Express Derail In UP, Over 20 Injured

Coaches Of Kaifiyat Express Derail In UP, Over 20 Injured Have directed senior officers to reach the site immediately", Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu wrote on Twitter. Principal Secretary Home said rescue operation over, 74 passengers received minor injuries. This is the second rail accident since last Saturday after Utkal Express derailment in Muzaffarnagar district of UP, killing 22 people and injuring 156. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram has used 83 children as 'human bombs' in 2017

Boko Haram has used 83 children as 'human bombs' in 2017 Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari , in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment, said his government will reinvigorate its campaign against the Islamic extremist insurgency in the country's northeast. [Full Article...]

SEA Games: Schooling Strikes Again, Vien Nguyen Takes 2 Golds

SEA Games: Schooling Strikes Again, Vien Nguyen Takes 2 Golds Immediately after the race, Schooling stated, "It's a great feeling". Indonesian swimmer I Gede Siman Sudartawa clocked in at 25.20 seconds in the men's 50-meter backstroke at the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur , breaking the biennial event's previous record set by Quah Zheng Wen of Singapore in the last edition. [Full Article...]

Yamaha Fazer 25 launched in India, priced at Rs 1.28 lakh

Yamaha Fazer 25 launched in India, priced at Rs 1.28 lakh PM: The company has initiated the bookings for the new Fazer 250 which will start reaching the Yamaha dealerships by September while the deliveries will commence soon. The suspension setting for the Fazer 250 is also expected to remain the same as there is only a minor increase in weight due to the fairing. The new outing has been priced at Rs 1,29,335 (ex-showroom, Delhi). [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 theme is neighbours: Salman Khan

Bigg Boss 11 theme is neighbours: Salman Khan The teaser takes us back to Salman from Mujhse Shaadi Karoge days. The next door neighbour suggests Salman should get married so that someone will help him in the household chores like watering the plants. She said, "Yes, I have been approached for Bigg Boss 11 ". The contestants will comprise celebrities as well as the general members of the public - who will be locked inside not one, but tw... [Full Article...]

Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Receives $43.00 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Receives $43.00 Consensus PT from Brokerages Barclays Capital downgraded Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP) on Tuesday, July 18 to "Sell" rating. It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $1.06B company. It also reduced Powershares Etf Tr Ii (IPKW) stake by 19,500 shares and now owns 52,250 shares. Therefore 71% are positive. Granite Oil had 22 analyst reports since July 21, 201... [Full Article...]

Swine Flu Affects 900 People in India

Swine Flu Affects 900 People in India The numbers are nearly triple the swine flu deaths recorded in all of 2016, but less than the 1,786 deaths recorded in 2015. According to the data furnished by Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) health department, out of the 95 deaths due to H1N1 reported so far, a total of 67 deaths have been of residents from outside Pune while 28 deaths have been from within PMC limits. [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq: AIMPLB hopes SC will not interfere in Muslim Personal Law

Triple Talaq: AIMPLB hopes SC will not interfere in Muslim Personal Law Subsequently, several women and organisations petitioned the court to declare the practice unconstitutional, saying men were pronouncing talaq even through emails and WhatsApp messages. But, for the petitioners a strong argument was put forth stating that without declaring privacy as a fundamental right, most fundamental rights of citizens - right to freedom of expression, right to life and ri... [Full Article...]


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