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Another death due to potholed roads; patchwork begins Another death due to potholed roads; patchwork begins
- October 10, 2017

According to the BBMP there are 17,000 potholes in Bengaluru across 11,099.21 kilometers of city roads, all of which will now be filled up with wet or cold mix. "Vulnerable areas prone to waterlogging will be taken up at first", he said. A day after the city witnessed another pothole-related death, chief minister Siddaramaiah cited lack of technology as a reason behind the lagging progress in mending potholes in the city. (more...)
Depression, anxiety in spotlight as Tuesday marks World Mental Health Day Depression, anxiety in spotlight as Tuesday marks World Mental Health Day
- October 10, 2017

Worryingly, more than a third of adults also said they didn't know where to go to get help for problems, leading Age UK to partner with NHS England to publish new guidance - 'Mental health in older people' - to help Global Positioning System tackle the problem. (more...)
TRS MLC denies threatening his flat owner with a chappal TRS MLC denies threatening his flat owner with a chappal
- October 10, 2017

The complaint was filed by Ms Amtul Wasay of the city now based in NY. She has given the flat to Farooq Hussain on rent basis about six years ago. In what has embarrassed the TRS in Telangana, party MLC Farooq Hussain was caught on camera abusing his lady landlord and attempting to attack her with his slipper. (more...)
California reduces penalty for knowingly exposing someone to HIV California reduces penalty for knowingly exposing someone to HIV
- October 09, 2017

Wiener and other advocates for amending the law argued that such severe punishment dissuaded people from getting their HIV status checked, precisely to protect themselves from felony prosecution. The senator said three out of four people who are on prescription medication in the United States do not comply with their doctor's orders on how to take it. (more...)
Vaccines help protect during flu season Vaccines help protect during flu season
- October 09, 2017

Vaccines are recommended for everyone age six months and older. But the best way to avoid catching and spreading flu is by having the vaccination before the flu season starts. There are now two different types of Pneumonia vaccines available: one is the Pneumococcal-23 and the other is Prevnar-13. If not, Community Health Network wants to help you fight the flu-for free! "We are keen to ensure all people are vaccinated, but especially those who are at greater risk in the groups already ... (more...)
SC reserves verdict on plea for restoring firecracker sales ban in Delhi/NCR SC reserves verdict on plea for restoring firecracker sales ban in Delhi/NCR
- October 09, 2017

The court also went on to say that firecrackers will be available in the NCR from November 1 onwards. On Friday the Supreme Court had reserved its order on a plea for re-imposing a ban on selling firecrackers in the NCR. Also, it was also said that after the Diwali, the impact of the ban on air quality will also be seen as to what level of pollution there remains. This means that Diwali, which will be celebrated on October 19, is likely to be firecracker-free and silent this year. (more...)
Death Sentence of 11 Convicts Commuted to Life Term in Godhra Verdict Death Sentence of 11 Convicts Commuted to Life Term in Godhra Verdict
- October 09, 2017

The High Court on Monday also directed the government and Railways to pay Rs 10 lakh each to families of those killed in the train burning . In 2011, a court acquitted 63 people of setting the Sabarmati Express on fire in Godhra in Gujarat. (more...)
Red Sox stay alive with Game 3 blowout
- October 09, 2017

Joe Kelly came on to finish the second inning, and pitch the third inning, but then it was David Price's turn. Hanley Ramirez gave Boston four hits, three runs driven in and two runs with Mitch Moreland scoring three times . It was the third straight game that Houston scored multiple runs in the first inning. Left-hander Francisco Liriano (0-1) relieved to face Devers. (more...)
Sydney nurse dies on Fiji honeymoon from mystery illness Sydney nurse dies on Fiji honeymoon from mystery illness
- October 09, 2017

He said they had travel insurance but were waiting on a forensic Police report to find out her cause of death. According to 7 News, Kelly Clarke had been diagnosed with the auto-immune disease lupus, however it's not known if it is related to her sudden death. (more...)
Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected back Monday vs. Bears Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected back Monday vs. Bears
- October 09, 2017

In his absence, the team has turned to veteran Case Keenum as the starter. But what of Trubisky? The Mike Glennon experiment - despite the $18.5 million guaranteed the Bears gave him to sign in the offseason - appears to be over after just four games, during which he turned the ball over eight times. (more...)
NFL Favorability Crashes In Latest Poll NFL Favorability Crashes In Latest Poll
- October 09, 2017

Overall, Trump's unfavorable rating now stands at 57 percent, up two points from the last time the poll was taken in June when just 34 percent of those surveyed indicated they viewed Trump and his administration favorably. This past June, 60% of Republican respondents said that the country is marching in the right direction, whereas only 44% of respondents believed this in the most recent survey. (more...)
Watch Virat Kohli's Watch Virat Kohli's "reunion" with Ziva Dhoni
- October 08, 2017

Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have been known to be good friends from a very early age. But Virat Kohli with kids is anything but that. Fresh on the back of India's victory in the first T20 against Australia in Ranchi , Indian captain Virat Kohli shared an adorable video on social media on Sunday. (more...)
Weird 'alien megastructure' star may have simple explanation Weird 'alien megastructure' star may have simple explanation
- October 08, 2017

The star has been observed having unusual dips in brightness, which do not characterize other normal stellar objects that are slightly more massive than the sun. He shared that "Tabby's Star could have something like a solar activity cycle". The smoking gun: Researchers found less dimming in the infrared light from the star than in its ultraviolet light. (more...)
City of London to debate revoking Suu Kyis freedom award City of London to debate revoking Suu Kyis freedom award
- October 08, 2017

Amnesty International had said that the Nobel peace prizewinner was "burying her head in the sand" by ignoring army abuses. The singer, who famously organized Live Aid, a concert in aid of starvation in Ethiopia in 1985 and a follow up in 2005, continued his speech naming other world leaders that he said he "loathes". (more...)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017: What we know now about prevention Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017: What we know now about prevention
- October 08, 2017

I READ with great concern a new report by Breast Cancer Now, "Good Enough?" "Because of the determination of Making Strides supporters, the American Cancer Society is there for people in every community affected by breast cancer, whether they're now dealing with a diagnosis, may face one in the future, or will avoid it altogether because of education and risk reduction", says Kirby Reed, Community Development Manager at the American Cancer Society. (more...)
Encuentran el cuerpo del periodista Édgar Esqueda, plagiado un día antes Encuentran el cuerpo del periodista Édgar Esqueda, plagiado un día antes
- October 08, 2017

El cuerpo del fotógrafo fue localizado a orillas de unas vías de ferrocarril; en tanto agentes ministeriales investigan la ubicación de sus agresores. Edgar Esqueda colaboraba con los medios locales Metrópoli San Luis , Infórmate San Luis y Vox Populi y se desempeñaba como fotógrafo freelance . (more...)
True freshman Braxton Burmeister starting at quarterback for OR versus Washington State True freshman Braxton Burmeister starting at quarterback for OR versus Washington State
- October 08, 2017

With Herbert out, the Ducks will turn to either senior Taylor Alie or true freshman Braxton Burmeister against Washington State , which ranks 11th nationally and second in the Pac-12 in total defense (275 yards allowed per game). To his credit, Powell cashed in every time he got the opportunity and scored 15 points in the Cougars' 33-10 victory Saturday night to lead WSU to a 6-0 start. (more...)
Kanam accuses of Amit Shah trying to tarnish Kerala's image Kanam accuses of Amit Shah trying to tarnish Kerala's image
- October 08, 2017

Leading the third day of "Jan Raksha Yatra " organised by the Delhi BJP's Shahdara district protesting against political killing of RSS and BJP workers in Kerala, party national secretary and Lok Sabha member from East Delhi, Maheish Girri on Saturday said that the Leftists are a group of misguided people who do not have faith in the Constitution and the laws. (more...)
South Florida moms OD with kids in SUV South Florida moms OD with kids in SUV
- October 08, 2017

Booked were, Kristen Leigh O'Connor, 28 and June Schweinhart , 29 who admitted overdosing after picking up $60 worth of heroin from O'Connor's drug dealer . O'Connor had reportedly asked Schweinhart to sit in the driver's seat as she believed she could handle the vehicle better under the influence of heroin . (more...)
Nursing Home Where 12 Patients Died Lays Off 245 Employees Nursing Home Where 12 Patients Died Lays Off 245 Employees
- October 08, 2017

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, the now-notorious nursing home where a dozen patients died after air conditioning failed during Hurricane Irma, has laid off 245 workers. State officials later suspended their license, and owners eventually closed the facility permanently. The nursing home has sued over all three actions. (more...)