Medicine

Swallowed Playmobil traffic cone 'in man's lung for 40 years'

Swallowed Playmobil traffic cone 'in man's lung for 40 years' When doctors X-rayed the patient's lungs, they found a mass in his right lung that significantly reduced the organ's volume. The doctors successfully removed the tiny plastic cone with biopsy forceps. The man made an nearly full recovery four months after the removal of the foreign body with his symptoms improving day by day, the report said. "On a positive note, his symptoms improved markedly... [Full Article...]

Trump Takes On NFL: Every Pregame Dedicates Time To President's Comments

Trump Takes On NFL: Every Pregame Dedicates Time To President's Comments In the Phoenix market, the game scored a 22.2 combined rating. National Football League ratings were down an average of 8 % over the course of last season. NBC said 11.6 percent of households tuned into the game, down from 12.9 percent who viewed the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys in last season's week three. [Full Article...]

Army kills several Naga rebels, denies surgical strike along India-Myanmar border

Army kills several Naga rebels, denies surgical strike along India-Myanmar border Indian Army officials in Delhi and Kolkata denied the operation being a surgical strike inside the Myanmar territory. Giving details of the latest operation, officials said a column of the Army comprising about 10-15 soldiers came under fire from insurgents in Monday district in eastern Nagaland about 4.45 am. [Full Article...]

BHU violence: Probe panel blames varsity administration

BHU violence: Probe panel blames varsity administration BHU's Chief Proctor O N Singh took moral responsibility for the violence at the varsity campus and tendered his resignation to Vice Chancellor G C Tripathi immediately after he returned from Delhi. The National Human Rights Commission, having taken suo moto cognisance of the incident, has given four weeks to the Uttar Pradesh police and the Banaras Hindu University vice chancellor to submit r... [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard makes tepid debut, shares list almost 2 per cent lower

ICICI Lombard makes tepid debut, shares list almost 2 per cent lower The issue price of each share of the scrip will be Rs 661, the higher limit of the price band issued in the Initial Public Offer ( IPO ), earlier this month. The company's market valuation stood at Rs 30,512.14 crore. The proposal was approved on 1 September. "Upon completion of the transaction, Fairfax's share ownership in ICICI Lombard will be approximately 9.9 percent", Fairfax Financial Ho... [Full Article...]

Azealia Banks Has Some Thoughts About Cardi B and "Bodak Yellow"

Azealia Banks Has Some Thoughts About Cardi B and The 27-year-old apparently sent Cardi B (real name Belcalis Almanzar) a sweet gift to congratulate the rapper and former Love & Hip Hop star on her fantastic feat, which Cardi B was only too excited to share on social media. Further, digging at Cardi and calling her a "poor man's Nicki [Minaj]" probably didn't help her case in the matter. Especially when you think about the fact Cardi... [Full Article...]

Shooting incident at Philippine presidential compound

Shooting incident at Philippine presidential compound In a speech, he also said illegal drugs had funded the seizure by Islamist militants of large parts of the southern city of Marawi in May. Significantly, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto and Richard Gordon, acknowledged as staunch Duterte supporters, did not sign the resolution. [Full Article...]

Man killed in police shooting near Britain's Bristol

Man killed in police shooting near Britain's Bristol The injured man was then pulled from the old red vehicle by officers who began attempting to resuscitate him just off the M5 near Portishead. A spokeswoman for the Independent Police Complaints Commission said: "We are investigating an incident involving police firearms this morning on the A369 near Portishead in which a man has died". [Full Article...]

Western Digital Still Hopes to Block Toshiba Chip Sale

Western Digital Still Hopes to Block Toshiba Chip Sale SK Hynix disclosed other details about the deal, including how the U.S. -Japan-South Korea consortium will split the stake. South Korea's SK Hynix Inc 000660.KS said on Wednesday its board had approved its participation in a Bain Capital-led consortium that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's 6502.T memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen ($17.7 billion). [Full Article...]

'We don't have the votes': GOP ditches latest health care effort

'We don't have the votes': GOP ditches latest health care effort Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is defending his friend, GOP Sen. Collins joins Senators McCain and Rand Paul , who have both said they will oppose the legislation. The republican majority in the u.s. Senate, waived Tuesday to vote this week on a project for the partial abrogation of the act on the health coverage of Barack Obama, due to lack of consensus within the party and in spite of the p... [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11: How Salman Khan Changed This Former Contestant's Life

Bigg Boss 11: How Salman Khan Changed This Former Contestant's Life Bigg Boss Season 11's launch event remained rather interesting with Salman making his grand entry from a building's balcony, playing on the theme of the season- Padosi . The much awaited news of the participants of the most popular show Bigg Boss has been finally revealed and the names are pretty surprising. Salman Khan, who returned as Host for yet another year, said that the channel keeps ... [Full Article...]

Trump 'not happy' with health secretary's private travel

Trump 'not happy' with health secretary's private travel The President's comments came hours after the House Oversight Committee signaled that it was reviewing press reports about private charter jet trips taken by Price and other top officials in the Trump Administration. Price has taken at least two dozen private charter flights since May at a cost to taxpayers of about $300,000, according to Politico , which first reported the travel. [Full Article...]

NSC: Search for Yingluck Shinawatra in progress

NSC: Search for Yingluck Shinawatra in progress Despite the significance of the case and the verdict to the country, few people showed up at the court yesterday, which was attributed to Yingluck's absence. It was further added, "Which is a manner of seeking unlawful gains". Yingluck's administration took the idea much further. The maximum penalty for this negligence act is ten years in jail, and the judges did not offer an explanation for w... [Full Article...]

Taylor Homers To Lead Nationals Past Phillies

Taylor Homers To Lead Nationals Past Phillies Cole allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Monday night. The Washington Nationals' pennant push received a major boost Tuesday when they activated right fielder Bryce Harper from the disabled list, according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Human trafficking racket: Three more Oman nationals held in Hyderabad

Human trafficking racket: Three more Oman nationals held in Hyderabad As per the regular practice, the accused qazi informed his sources and brought some girls but they were rejected. The kingpin Qazi from Hyderabad has been identified as Ali Abdullah Rifa alias Volta Qazi and his assistant Nayab Qazi Ibrahim Shareef. [Full Article...]

FDA, Interpol Crack Down on Websites Selling Illegal Drugs

FDA, Interpol Crack Down on Websites Selling Illegal Drugs Authorities from a record 123 countries, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , have taken action against hundreds of businesses suspected of illegally selling medicines over the internet, officials said on Monday. The operation, which took place between 12 and 19 September, resulted in 3,584 websites being taken down and more than 3,000 online adverts for illicit pharmaceuticals pulle... [Full Article...]

North Korea Says It Reserves Right To Shoot Down US Bombers

North Korea Says It Reserves Right To Shoot Down US Bombers Lee also said, citing the NIS's report, that the North is being cautious not to cause any accidental military clash along the tense land border, and that it has directed its armed forces to "report first before taking any military measures". [Full Article...]

Top general says Iran complying with nuclear deal

Top general says Iran complying with nuclear deal Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee. Despite an escalation in rhetoric between the United States and North Korea , Dunford said he has not seen Pyongyang change its military posture. [Full Article...]

Students, parents protest near Bengaluru college

Students, parents protest near Bengaluru college Police confirmed that Vishwas G., the elder son of rickshaw driver Govindaraju and his wife Sunanda, drowned after a picnic near a 300-year-old temple. Ramangara district Superintendent of Police Ramesh Banoth affirmed that "The students came to the spot with Professor Girish, NCC in-charge and the incident happened when the students taking selfies". [Full Article...]

"Pretty Woman" headed to Broadway next fall

Samantha Barks , who played Eponine in the 2012 Les Misérables movie, will fill Roberts' thigh-high boots. " Pretty Woman ", the film that made a star of Julia Roberts , is being adapted into a stage musical, with songs co-written by Bryan Adams , and is aiming for productions to begin in Chicago in March and on Broadway next fall. [Full Article...]


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