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3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe 3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe
- August 21, 2017

However, authorities claimed that there was no shortage of oxygen supply and attributed the deaths to illness. The attendant, Ravi Chandra, has been suspended by Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital and arrested. The secretary of health and director of health services reached the hospital and are monitoring the situation. "No one responsible for this tragic incident will be spared", said CM Raman Singh . (more...)
$50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M $50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M
- August 21, 2017

That means you are actually more likely to be killed by an asteroid (1 in 700,000), be struck by lightning while drowning (1 in 183 million) or give birth to quadruplets (1 in 729,000). And there's been two other Powerball jackpots that have passed the $400 million mark so far in 2017. No one claimed the winning numbers of 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and a Powerball of 13 on Saturday evening - ultimately extending the lottery's streak with no winners, which began on June 10. (more...)
No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650 million No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650 million
- August 21, 2017

None were from Pennsylvania. No one won the $ 535 million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday's drawing. The largest Powerball jackpot of all time still stands at a whopping $1.586 billion dollars set back on January 13, 2016. Virgin Islands. Each ticket costs $2. Deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m. But before people set their hopes up too high, the chances of winning are about 1 in almost 300 million. (more...)
Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff
- August 21, 2017

But, because of the increased attention on the Korean peninsula, North Korea's allies of China and Russian Federation are making louder calls to freeze these exercises in the interest of getting North Korea back to the table to talk about de-escalating aggression on the peninsula. (more...)
Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses
- August 21, 2017

Anthony Strong said. It's a big reason why staff at Community Day School in Sarasota ditched the 150 solar glasses they ordered on Amazon after recently finding out the glasses aren't verified. The Bryan County School District made a decision to use this "once in a lifetime" event as a learning opportunity. As far as his students, "we got high school kids they don't really care about all that stuff especially the football kids all they want to do is play football". (more...)
Syrian Army Advances on Deir ez-Zor From 3 Directions - Russian MoD Syrian Army Advances on Deir ez-Zor From 3 Directions - Russian MoD
- August 21, 2017

The ministry noted that ISIS terrorists, having suffered heavy losses in Raqqa and Homs provinces, are now trying to make their last stand in Deir ez-Zor. "With Deir-ez-Zor's deblocking, the main forces of the most odious terrorist groups [Daesh], which aims to create the so-called "caliphate", would be defeated". (more...)
Tejashwi, Rabri demand Nitish's resignation over Srijan scam Tejashwi, Rabri demand Nitish's resignation over Srijan scam
- August 21, 2017

Bihar government has already ordered a CBI investigation into the scam which led to nine FIRs and 12 arrests registered by state police. A report by ANI states that Mandal was suffering from cancer and his kidneys were also damaged. However, Mandal's family members have charged that the government did not provide proper treatment to him as he might have spilled the beans in the Srijan scam in which several people would have been arrested. (more...)
Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka, Windies Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka, Windies
- August 21, 2017

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that 15 players from seven different countries have agreed to visit the country as part of the World XI squad visiting to play a three-match T20 series to be held in Lahore next month. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (BSBR), Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI)
- August 21, 2017

The correct version of this report can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/18/goldman-sachs-group-inc-the-analysts-give-banco-santander-s-a-san-a-6-40-price-target.html. Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. It has a dividend yield of 4.39%. Banco Santander Brasil had 6 analyst reports since November 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Not providing toilet amounts to cruelty says court while granting divorce Not providing toilet amounts to cruelty says court while granting divorce
- August 21, 2017

A family court in the western Indian state of Rajasthan's Bhilwara area recently granted the divorce to the 24-year-old woman, saying the absence of a toilet actually amounted to "cruelty" against the wife, local media reported. Divorce in India is only permitted if evidence of cruelty, violence or unjustified financial demands are presented to the court. Almost 70 percent of Indian households do not have toilets. (more...)
Iraqi forces close in on Islamic State-held town west of Mosul Iraqi forces close in on Islamic State-held town west of Mosul
- August 21, 2017

Maj-Gen Najm al-Jabouri told Reuters news agency the jihadists were "worn out and demoralised" and that he did not expect a fierce battle for the town like the one for Mosul, which lasted nearly nine months and took a heavy toll on Iraqi forces. (more...)
United States embassy in Russian Federation suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas United States embassy in Russian Federation suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas
- August 21, 2017

Visa operations will be resumed only in the main embassy building in Moscow on September 1. The U.S. embassy said on its website that it would suspend all nonimmigrant visa operations across Russian Federation on August 23 and restart them on September 1 "on a greatly reduced scale". (more...)
United States embassy in Russian Federation suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas United States embassy in Russian Federation suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas
- August 21, 2017

Visa operations will be resumed only in the main embassy building in Moscow on September 1. The U.S. embassy said on its website that it would suspend all nonimmigrant visa operations across Russian Federation on August 23 and restart them on September 1 "on a greatly reduced scale". (more...)
University Texas Removed Four Confederate Statues University Texas Removed Four Confederate Statues
- August 21, 2017

The administration of the University of Texas has ordered the removal from campus the statutes of General Robert Lee and other prominent personalities of the Confederation. Those three will be moved to the school's Briscoe Center for American History, where they will be accessible for scholarly study, Fenves said. The fourth statue of Hogg, a former Texas governor whose father served in the Confederate army but he was too young to serve himself, will be considered for relocation to ... (more...)
Mah Result HSC Result July 2017 declared Mah Result HSC Result July 2017 declared
- August 21, 2017

There is no news about the supplementary result for class 10 board exam. Candidates waiting for Maharashtra HSC Supply Result 2017 can check the results for Arts, Science, and Maths streams for both the first and second years. Similarly, on Aug 24th officials will release the exam mark sheet. Students can also download and take a print out of their results. Afterwards, students can collect their marks lists from the corresponding colleges. (more...)
Trump Tops 'Covfefe' With 'Heel' Tweet -- And It's Getting Bowling Green Massacred Trump Tops 'Covfefe' With 'Heel' Tweet -- And It's Getting Bowling Green Massacred
- August 21, 2017

This time, however, the president was quick to delete the incorrect tweets, before posting the one with the proper spelling. "I want to thank everyone who came out to express themselves in such a positive, great manner today", Walsh said at a press conference held after the protesters peaceful dispersed. (more...)
Finnish court names knife attack suspect Abderrahman Mechkah Finnish court names knife attack suspect Abderrahman Mechkah
- August 21, 2017

He could appear in court via video link from hospital as early as Tuesday. Among the eight were six women and two men, police said. Police have previously described the suspect as an asylum seeker from Morocco who deliberately "targeted women" in the attack in a market square in the southwestern port of Turku on Friday, which left two people dead. (more...)
Aurangabad corporators fight after two refuse to stand up for Vande Mataram Aurangabad corporators fight after two refuse to stand up for Vande Mataram
- August 21, 2017

Congress and NCP corporators also echoed similar views saying that all the parties except the BJP were on the same page for Saturday's GB meet and on the issue of reinstating of tainted officers. Recently, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation passed a notice of motion to make national song Vande Mataram compulsory in BMC-run schools. "We are very clear.Vande Mataram is optional, you have to right to sing or not sing". (more...)
Irish PM to march in Montreal Pride Parade Irish PM to march in Montreal Pride Parade
- August 21, 2017

Varadkar will then travel to Toronto as part of a three-day visit to Canada . Federal authorities say that through the first two weeks of August, more than 3,800 people walked over the border into Quebec, compared to the 2,996 who similarly crossed the border throughout all of July. (more...)
Springboks down Pumas in physical clash Springboks down Pumas in physical clash
- August 21, 2017

The victory also meant the Boks maintained their unbeaten record at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, which stretches back to 2011. It was the ideal start to the competition for South Africa who are trying to exorcise the ghosts of 2016 when they could win only four of the 12 matches they played. (more...)