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IndiGo cancels flights from cities including Odisha capital. Know why

IndiGo cancels flights from cities including Odisha capital. Know why Industry sources are heard saying, an aircraft operates about 7 to 8 domestic flights daily, depending on the length of the sector. The fares for Mumbai-Delhi flights have increased three-fold, reported DNA . "Both IndiGo and GoAir have been told not to refit these engines, which are spare with them in their inventory", said the DGCA. The cancellation of these flights has led to a surge in airf... [Full Article...]

Fresh Attack in Plateau Leaves 26 Dead

Fresh Attack in Plateau Leaves 26 Dead Troops were deployed to contain the fresh clashes between herders of Fulani descent and farmers from of Irigwe descent in the local government area of Bassa, a military spokesman told reporters, as bloodshed continued in the region despite a round-the-clock curfew imposed to stem the fighting. [Full Article...]

Newark airport travelers: You may have been exposed to measles

Newark airport travelers: You may have been exposed to measles The child departed for Memphis from Terminal C and may have visited other parts of the airport. Symptoms of measles include a cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. The patient was hospitalized and is recovering. "Pay attention for symptoms of the measles and to seek medical attention if they do develop symptoms". [Full Article...]

This poignant quote from Stephen Hawking sums up his life

This poignant quote from Stephen Hawking sums up his life But once, while Ritz was organizing a research seminar, the sort of event normally attended by fewer than 20 people, Hawking let it be known that he wished to speak. This is a greatest skill, which I want to master as well. His dedicated and tireless work on television projects that took viewers to the furthest reaches of his mind and the cosmos he sought to deeply understand are treasured gifts... [Full Article...]

Cumbria's 64000 Smokers Urged To Quit

Cumbria's 64000 Smokers Urged To Quit Huanhuan Hu, the lead author of the study". E-cigarettes use cartridges of chemicals, including nicotine, that are transformed into vapor. The dangers of tobacco on health are no more to prove. "We would like to see everyone across the public, private and third-sector pledging to do at least one thing to help people to stop smoking and help achieve our vision for a smoke free Cumbria". [Full Article...]

Delaware County named healthiest in the state in annual county rankings

Delaware County named healthiest in the state in annual county rankings The report ranks Milwaukee County at No. 71 of the state's 72 counties for both its health outcomes and health factors . When it comes to health factors , Forsyth was ranked 43rd. "We're talking about very small increments of change from year to year and from county to county", Hildebrandt said. Blue Earth County's STD rates are an outlier in the region, but numerous other poor health me... [Full Article...]

Buhari continues tour, to visit Yobe on Wednesday, March 14

Buhari continues tour, to visit Yobe on Wednesday, March 14 Nigeria's presidency said on Monday it plans to negotiate for the release of 110 girls abducted from a school in the northeastern town of Dapchi last month, rather than use a military operation to free them by force. Yobe Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam , pleaded for an enhanced synergy among security operatives to improve security in the state and the North-East. [Full Article...]

US court upholds most of Texas law to punish…

US court upholds most of Texas law to punish… The 3-0 decision by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals marks a major victory for President Trump, who has demanded sanctuary cities be punished for thwarting the federal government and protecting illegal immigrants . But he did not halt the part of the bill that says police chiefs, sheriffs and other department heads can not forbid officers from questioning a person's immigration st... [Full Article...]

YouTube to work with Wikipedia to curb conspiracy theories

YouTube to work with Wikipedia to curb conspiracy theories We're always exploring new ways to battle misinformation on YouTube . For instance, there are conspiracy theories that claim that the moon landing was a hoax . YouTube was slammed after its algorithm promoted conspiracy theories in the wake of shootings in Las Vegas and Florida. How well YouTube's "information cues" work in practice remains to be seen. [Full Article...]

Case Keenum expected to sign with Broncos

Case Keenum expected to sign with Broncos Prior to signing as the Vikings' backup, Keenum struggled in limited action as a starter with the Los Angeles Rams, posting a 4-5 record with nine touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 2016. I feel like we can get right back in the thick of the things rather quickly. Six years ago, GM John Elway landed Peyton Manning, the biggest free-agent prize in National Football League history, following his r... [Full Article...]

Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions

Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions There are regulations in place to safeguard people against lead exposure but about 90 percent of USA are still exposed to the contaminant, CNN noted. Tim Chico of the University of Sheffield told the paper: "This study suggests that lead, or factors that increase people's exposure to lead, causes thousands more deaths every year than we previously recognised". [Full Article...]

Former Cuomo 'Enforcer' Convicted on Corruption Charges

Former Cuomo 'Enforcer' Convicted on Corruption Charges Andrew M. Cuomo, was found guilty Tuesday of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and solicitation of bribes, a rebuke of Albany's murky backroom dealings that were laid bare during the almost eight-week trial. Defense lawyers said the payments Percoco received, including $35,000 in cash and a $90,000-per-year job for his wife, were legitimate fees for consulting work performed at a ti... [Full Article...]

IGP Idris Ibrahim 'abandoned' Benue for birthday party

IGP Idris Ibrahim 'abandoned' Benue for birthday party President Buhari had visited Taraba State last week, and is also expected to visit Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers states where there have been reports of terror attacks and clashes. He regretted that the state was backward in infrastructure development, saying that a social visit would enable the president to assess its level of backwardness. [Full Article...]

Presidency bars PUNCH, others from covering Buhari's Benue visit

Presidency bars PUNCH, others from covering Buhari's Benue visit The Nigeria Police have arrested 145 suspects in connection with the recent farmers-herdsmen clashes in Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa states. He, however, said that the meeting was not the best place to expose the inefficiency of his appointees, and appealed to Benue people to exercise restraint and live in peace with their neighbors. [Full Article...]

INX Media corruption case

INX Media corruption case Karti's plea was that since his father dealt with various stringent penal laws like TADA, MCOCA, UAPA (Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) and NDPS (Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Acts and many of these prisoners are facing prosecution under the same laws, he may face a threat from them. [Full Article...]

Myanmar forces erect security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty

Myanmar forces erect security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty They say satellite images show Rohingya villages are being bulldozed to make way for military bases. "What we are seeing in Rakhine State is a land grab by the military on a dramatic scale", said Amnesty's Crisis Response Director Tirana Hassan. [Full Article...]

'Disease X': The Mystery Malady That Could One Day Kill Millions

'Disease X': The Mystery Malady That Could One Day Kill Millions Contenders are weighed primarily on their potential to rapidly epidemics of huge proportions, even global pandemics, as well as the real-life damage they have proven capable of. "History tells us that it is likely the next big outbreak will be something we have not seen before", said John-Arne Rottingen, chief executive of the Research Council of Norway and a scientific adviser to the World Health... [Full Article...]

Mnuchin: Media should worry less about Trump rally comments

Mnuchin: Media should worry less about Trump rally comments I know folks may be exhausted in the morning due to springing forward, so set those clocks and DVRs now before your eyes get too sleepy, ' he tweeted . As the rally wore on, Todd turned Trump's rhetorical body slam into a tweeted promo for his show, combined with a reminder about Daylight Savings Time. [Full Article...]

Canadians loses to Samoa, finish 14th to conclude Vancouver Sevens

Canadians loses to Samoa, finish 14th to conclude Vancouver Sevens In Sunday's cup final, Fiji defeated Kenya 31-12 to close in on top spot in the standings while South Africa saw off the usa 29-7 in the bronze medal game to be eight points clear at the top with four rounds remaining. The USA, who won the Las Vegas leg last weekend, beat New Zealand 17-0 in the quarter-finals and England beat them 21-17 in the first classification match. [Full Article...]

Senate 'ready to go' on pension reform

The House voted 109-1 on Friday for the bill, which would prohibit anyone under the age of 17 from getting married. By week's end, though, the legislation had taken an uncertain turn as it was recommitted back to the committee for further review rather than coming up for a vote in the full Senate. [Full Article...]


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