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by | December 09, 2017 | 22:06

Biologist and photographer Paul Nicklen and other filmmakers from a conservation group were in the Baffin Islands when they chanced upon a polar bear wandering about in ice-less land. Bears are going to starve to death . In the days since Nicklen posted the footage, he's been asked why he didn't intervene. "This is what a starving bear looks like".

by | December 08, 2017 | 19:05

Authorities are still in the process of reviewing information about the vaccine including the epidemiological data and assessing whether it will be cost-effective to make the vaccine a part of the country's standard immunisation package, said Dr Suwanchai Watthanayingcharoen, director-general of the Department of Disease Control (DDC).

by | December 08, 2017 | 18:35

Noting that Delhi Police is not under Delhi government, he said "state can do little about it and that's why I am meeting L-G". DCW chief Swati Maliwal alleged that the woman had tipped off the commission about illegal liquor sale during an inspection in Narela area on Wednesday night after which she was yesterday attacked by a mob of over 25 people and was assaulted with iron rods.

by | December 08, 2017 | 17:09

The upcoming live-action Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu , has cast its Pikachu and...well, you might want to sit down for this. The concept of " Pokemon " sees players acting as trainers who collect cute but powerful monsters called Pokemon in order to compete in battle tournaments.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:50

Confirming incident, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP Plateau State John Akans called on the security agencies to ensure the unconditional and safe release of the State party chairman and his entourage. Emmanuel Tuang, disclosed this in an interview with Daily Sun at the party secretariat, in Jos , and said the party has no formal communication from the abductors.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:39

Trading mood was also impacted as Fitch Ratings yesterday cut the country's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 6.7% from the earlier projected 6.9 per cent. Here are the key highlights, which will affect the market today. "Markets will now look out for the Gujarat election outcome". It has slipped 4.7 percent from a 10-year peak hit on November 23 as investors booked profits after robust gains this year.

by | December 08, 2017 | 03:53

On different players in the slips, he said, "To be honest, we haven't fielded well [in the slips] and I would accept that". Among other Indians, opener Murali Vijay (up three places to 25th) and middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma (up six places to 40th) are the other batsmen to move up.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:05

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have released new data from 2016 showing that upward trajectory of US healthcare spending has slowed. Medicaid hospital spending also fell because of a decline in supplemental payments to hospitals. As the spending rate for US health services slowed down across most forms of healthcare industries, there was one section that increased: out-of-pocket health charges.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:04

The Nigerian Army has redeployed the Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole , Maj. Attahiru's sacking comes as Boko Haram steps up attacks in the northeast of the country, the latest being a suicide bombing at a mosque in Adamawa State which killed some 50 worshippers.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:19

It is spread when a person who has the flu coughs, sneezes or talks, and droplets containing the flu virus are inhaled into your mouth or nose. "Especially now, during the holiday season of crowds and gatherings of friends and family, everyone older than 6 months should get a flu shot", said Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD.

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:55

Facebook has rolled out a preview of Messenger Kids , a new app created to make it easier for kids to safely video chat and message with family and friends, in the US. The app aims to create an experience like Facebook Messenger for kids, ideally in an environment that is strictly used for communication. Markey and Blumenthal in the letter wondered if Facebook would collect the location data of children or if the firm would distribute the data within its own family of companies.

by | December 07, 2017 | 18:49

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed following an intensive weight management programme, and remission is a "practical target for primary care practices", the lead researchers of a ground breaking study have concluded. "Diet and lifestyle are touched upon, but diabetes remission by cutting calories is rarely discussed", Taylor told The Guardian . According to data from the U.S.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:21

Speaking in Kano on Thursday, Buhari also appealed to Nigerians to be patient with his administration, promising that things will be better soon. President Buhari first gave an indication that he would contest the 2019 presidential election when he met with the Nigerian community in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, last week.

by | December 07, 2017 | 17:02

Forecasters had earlier warned it will be "bitterly cold" for the rest of the week despite a mild day today . The yellow alert comes will be in place tomorrow from 4pm tomorrow until 4pm on Friday . A yellow "be aware" warning is in force for the southern half of Scotland and parts of the north of Northern Ireland between 6am and 6pm as well. Gusts of up to 90mph are possible in exposed areas and people have been warned to look out for flying debris that could lead to injuries or danger to ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 13:37

The team's findings build on those of a widely publicized observational analysis that was, which linked cheese and other dairy products to a reduced risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. A 40 gram square, about the size of matchbox, was the sweet spot for health benefits. "The key takeaway from this study is an important one: Cheese, as a part of a veggie-heavy, plant-based diet can be as beneficial as it is delicious", she says."All foods can fit as a part of a balanced meal plan".

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:37

Specifically, the study found that it may be the hormone progestin - a key component of many of today's hormonal contraceptives - that is behind the breast cancer risk. Relative to the increased risk posed by other environmental factors, like smoking for lung cancer-that's about a 10 times greater risk-and having a human papillomavirus infection for cervical cancer-that may increase risk about 50 or 60 times-38 percent really isn't that much.

by | December 07, 2017 | 09:14

The bloc said on Tuesday that the countries the list, made public after months of screening of tax policies, were not doing enough to deal with offshore avoidance schemes. Recently, the BATT expressed concern after the Global Forum recognized this country as the only jurisdiction not considered to have made sufficient progress towards satisfactory implementation of the agreed tax transparency standards.

by | December 07, 2017 | 05:18

It takes a serious toll on your health in the long run", he said. The spurt in pollutants was caused by a combination of meteorological factors including a drop in temperature, wind speed and mixing height, a layer where air and particulates float, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said.

by | December 07, 2017 | 04:21

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by | December 06, 2017 | 23:19

They pointed out the difference between Murali's handwriting and the writing in the reported suicide note . After learning about Murali's death, a large number of students gathered near the hostel. Student associations enforced a bandh which saw participation by 5,000 students on campus even as student leaders accused the police of taking away E Murli's suicide note.

by | December 06, 2017 | 23:08

Even as the National Capital and adjoining regions are grappling smog and air pollution for over a month now, the issue has been raised at the highest worldwide level as United Nations global Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has taken a serious view of the situation.

by | December 06, 2017 | 19:52

Severe tremors of natural disaster were felt in all the districts of Uttarakhand including Chamoli, Uttarkashi, New Tehri, Dehradun and Haridwar. According to the Centre for Seismology, an quake of 5.5 magnitude was reported in Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand.

by | December 06, 2017 | 19:34

And Rajashekar Reddy had a 4.9/5 rating, which is considered very good. The complaint also said that the driver warned her of dire consequences if she would report the matter to the police or Ola Cabs management. The woman in distress started banging the door hysterically-he let her go after some time. We have zero tolerance to such incidents and the driver has been suspended from the platform as an immediate action, upon receiving the complaint.

by | December 06, 2017 | 14:53

At first, the NFL's televised games and locker room media scrums gave Colin Kaepernick an audience for his protests against police brutality and racial injustice. He filed a grievance against the National Football League in October alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests.

by | December 06, 2017 | 11:47

Paul George is one of the best defenders in the league. Even though he had only four points, Andre Roberson was credited with being the main reason Oklahoma City came back to beat the Utah Jazz 100-94 Tuesday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.