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Sensex falls over 205 points on RBI hawkish stance

Sensex falls over 205 points on RBI hawkish stance The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 1.08 percent higher at 32,949.21 in its biggest single-day rise since November 1. The Sensex and the Nifty had fallen in six of the previous seven sessions. Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel said on Wednesday the government would "in the coming days" detail how it plans to inject an announced $32 billion into state-run lenders, which was announced in Oct... [Full Article...]

Troops kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recovers ammunition in Borno

Troops kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recovers ammunition in Borno Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim, and appointed a new Major General to head the military anti-insurgency operation in the North-East. As the Nigerian Army intensifies its campaign against the Boko Haram, it has replaced the theatre commander, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru with Major General Rogers Nicholas. [Full Article...]

Queen Biopic Finds New Director After Bryan Singer's Firing

Queen Biopic Finds New Director After Bryan Singer's Firing [Full Article...]

More Oklahomans Hospitalized with Flu. Australian Strain Not a Problem Here, Yet

More Oklahomans Hospitalized with Flu. Australian Strain Not a Problem Here, Yet The Protecting Grandparents from the Flu series features the Miller family and their battle with influenza when daughter, Caroline, almost died from flu complications at the age of five. Families Fighting Flu announces the availability of a new video series on the importance of annual flu vaccination for seniors. Some patients believe they can protect themselves by boosting their immune systems,... [Full Article...]

Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health

Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health On the contrary, people in the study who took advantage of cheese benefits by eating a little each day were less likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke, when compared to those who rarely eat cheese. Recent research shows, however, that saturated fat may be more benign than we think. As noted in the study, cheese is also a good source of vitamins, minerals, and protein, which also m... [Full Article...]

Does Birth Control Use Up Breast Cancer Risk?

Does Birth Control Use Up Breast Cancer Risk? One thing reiterated by every doctor Newsweek spoke to: Women who are anxious about how their contraception might increase their risk of breast cancer should speak with their health care provider. The women were followed for almost 11 years. The paper did not make any note of whether birth control impacted mortality from breast cancer, Leath noted. [Full Article...]

Marvel to Launch Wolverine Podcast 'The Long Night'

Marvel to Launch Wolverine Podcast 'The Long Night' Percy says the series will resemble nonfiction true-crime podcasts like Serial and S-Town, as well as True Detective , but that it's also likely to draw upon plot elements from the title character's long comic-book and film history. And some of them have to do with Wolverine as his legend grows in this area, as people observe him bounding through the mists with packs of wolves; as they witness ... [Full Article...]

Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song "Tonya Harding" About the 1990s Figure Skater

Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song Figure Skating Association for life. In addition to the film, Sufjan Stevens released a song about the skater on Tuesday, simply titled " Tonya Harding ". "I thought I was going to meet her to placate her, but really she was more anxious about me-how I was doing with the ice-skating, how I was doing with the fame at a young age". [Full Article...]

B'luru: Ola driver harasses woman, child locks cab; suspended

An Ola representative confirmed that after the incident was brought to their attention, and after they spoke to the woman concerned, they temporarily suspended Reddy. She then ran few hundred meters until she could find an auto-rickshaw. Ola, acting on her complaint, has now suspended Reddy. "It all happened so suddenly that I was taken aback". [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen air strikes after Saleh's death

Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen air strikes after Saleh's death The intervention by Ahmed Ali, a former leader of the elite republican guard once seen as a likely successor to his father, gives the anti-Houthi movement a potential figurehead after a week of fighting that saw the Houthis rout Saleh's supporters in the capital. [Full Article...]

Air pollution may cancel health benefits of exercise

Air pollution may cancel health benefits of exercise For the research, the team recruited 119 volunteers over the age of 60 who were healthy, had stable COPD, or had stable heart disease. Before and after the walks (which averaged 3.1 miles at each setting), the participants underwent various tests that are created to assess the effects of exercise on heart and lung health. [Full Article...]

Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi, Haryana

Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi, Haryana According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm. There was no immediate report of any injury or destruction in parts of Delhi-NCR. Uttarakhand comes in an area which is more prone to natural disaster. The natural disaster struck the region at 20:49 (08:49 pm) at a depth of 30 KM. [Full Article...]

NGT seeks detailed action plan from states to tackle pollution

NGT seeks detailed action plan from states to tackle pollution The Delhi government on Wednesday submitted action plan before National Green Tribunal (NGT ) to combat pollution. On Sunday, the poor air quality affected the India-Sri Lanka cricket test match with Sri Lankan team complaining of poor air quality that forced the hosts to declare their innings. [Full Article...]

Florida State upsets No. 5 Florida

Florida State upsets No. 5 Florida But there is no denying in White's third season the Gators have re-established themselves as one of the nation's top teams. "This was a complete bounce back from Boise State, and our guys were excited to get that taste out of their mouth". It was a sign of things to come. On Monday night, Florida State pushed Florida around in many ways and scored a surprisingly easy 83-66 victory. [Full Article...]

Steven N'Zonzi Reportedly Flies into London for Arsenal Transfer Talks

Steven N'Zonzi Reportedly Flies into London for Arsenal Transfer Talks Now in London , the France international's presence in the capital led to claims he was using the trip to sort out his transfer, but N'Zonzi made it clear that wasn't the case. "Whether in a 4-3-3, 3-5-2 or any other formation, a player must adapt to what his coach demands and I have always done it". N'Zonzi made a name for himself in England with Blackburn Rovers, after impressing with Amiens ... [Full Article...]

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announces outbreak of food borne disease in South Africa

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announces outbreak of food borne disease in South Africa Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi addresses media in Pretoria on the outbreak of food borne disease listeriosis . "Most cases (62%, or 345 cases) have been reported from Gauteng‚" Motsoaledi said. That triggered a review of all cases diagnosed in both public and private hospitals. We had never exited 100 per annum, that is why we believe we have an outbreak. [Full Article...]

Hand washing can keep kids healthy this flu season

Hand washing can keep kids healthy this flu season National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) encourages all Georgians to get their flu vaccine. He said this year's vaccine should work. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established National Influenza Vaccination Week in 2005 to raise awareness about the importance of flu vaccination, even after the end of November. [Full Article...]

UN Human Rights Council condemns violations against Rohingya

UN Human Rights Council condemns violations against Rohingya The Myanmar envoy said that his government was working with Bangladesh to ensure returns of the displaced in about two months and "there will be no camps". Shahriar Alam, Bangladesh's junior foreign affairs minister, told the session in Geneva that his country was hosting almost one million "Myanmar nationals" following executions and rapes. [Full Article...]

No Auto-Ticket for Atiku - Makarfi

No Auto-Ticket for Atiku - Makarfi The shout of "Baba Oyoyo" rented the as the former Vice President was driven in a bullet-proof Mercedes Benz S-Class with registration number Lagos EX 449 SMK. He addressed party leaders and members and restated that he had returned "home". "To achieve all these, there must be sacrifices, understanding and compromises in the process, and that is what I speak to members to imbibe". [Full Article...]

TIO Networks Provides Update on Suspension of Operations

TIO Networks Provides Update on Suspension of Operations PayPal said its customers are unaffected by the breach as the TIO systems are separate from the PayPal network. PayPal Holdings Inc. has revealed that TIO Networks Inc., a financial services company that facilitates bill payments in offline locations it acquired earlier this year, was hacked and private data from 1.6 million customers was compromised. [Full Article...]


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