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Naagin's Mouni Roy bags another big Bollywood film
- October 24, 2017

But for now, the main focus is on her debut film Gold . If reports are to be believed than Ranbir will be essaying the role of a fire-emitting superhero in the film. And while the stunning actress took to Instagram to post a few "too hot to handle" photos from a recent photoshoot, news has already started floating in about her bagging a second Bollywood film! Gold , is a period sports drama based on the 1948 London Olympics. (more...)
World Polio Day observed World Polio Day observed
- October 24, 2017

This year, World Polio Day will be co-hosted by Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and held at the foundation's headquarters in Seattle. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is spearheaded by the World Health Organization, Rotary International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United Nations Children's Fund. (more...)
Raat Baaki remix: First song of Ittefaq released to mixed response Raat Baaki remix: First song of Ittefaq released to mixed response
- October 24, 2017

Bagchi also doubles up as the lyricist as he provides additional lyrics along with Groot. Its video will definitely leave your more excited about the release of the flick. " Ittefaq Se " does not take the risk to do something different but in an attempt to keep it fresh, it fails to revive the magic or nostalgia. " Raat Baaki will always be one of my favourite remakes from that era". (more...)
Madagascar plague causes 94 deaths — United Nations health agency Madagascar plague causes 94 deaths — United Nations health agency
- October 24, 2017

Of these, 568 cases (67%) were clinically classified as pneumonic plague, 155 (18.3%) were bubonic plague, one case was septicaemic plague, and 125 cases were unspecified. Doctors and nurses from the Ministry of Health and officers of the Malagasy Red Cross staff a health-care checkpoint at the "taxi brousse" ("bush taxi") station in the Ampasapito district of Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, on October 5. (more...)
E-cigarettes banned in NY everywhere tobacco is E-cigarettes banned in NY everywhere tobacco is
- October 24, 2017

Electronic nicotine and vapor delivery systems, which include e-cigarettes, vaping pens, e-hookah and similar devices, typically contain nicotine. Another pending bill seeks to require e-cigarette sellers to register with the state as tobacco retailers do - a tactic to mitigate sales to youths. (more...)
Second bacterium found after fundraiser jambalaya sickens more than 100 in Louisiana Second bacterium found after fundraiser jambalaya sickens more than 100 in Louisiana
- October 24, 2017

Health officials ordered an autopsy this past week on the body of Duane Reitzell, 56, in hopes of making that determination. People become infected by eating foods contaminated with animal feces. The ages of those with confirmed illness, the health department says, range from 10 to 82, with the average age being 37. Salmonellosis, the infection caused by the bacteria salmonella, is one of the most frequently reported foodborne illnesses in the United States, with an estimated 1 million ... (more...)
Kurdish-Led Syrian Forces Take Nation's Largest Oil Field from Islamic State Kurdish-Led Syrian Forces Take Nation's Largest Oil Field from Islamic State
- October 24, 2017

The terror group has since lost most of the territory it once controlled in Syria and Iraq, including its last major urban stronghold of Raqqa last week. The SDF and Russia-backed government forces are waging separate offensives against ISIS in the oil-rich province of Deir Ezzor on Syria's eastern border with Iraq. (more...)
Australian researchers help identify new genetic markers of breast cancer Australian researchers help identify new genetic markers of breast cancer
- October 24, 2017

The finding is expected to allow researchers to develop a test that could be publicly available within five years. Treatment could be as simple as a doctor instructing a patient to eat a diet high in fiber to complement her treatment regimen. (more...)
Al Ahly Egypt did the job, and WAY MORE — CAF Champions League Al Ahly Egypt did the job, and WAY MORE — CAF Champions League
- October 24, 2017

Just weeks after the country confirmed qualification to the World Cup in Russian Federation, their first in 28 years, Al Ahly have reached the CAF Champions League final after thrashing Etoile du Sahel 7-4 on aggregate in the semi-final. Ali Maaloul, who previously played for Etoile's rivals CS Sfaxien, Rami Rabia and a comical Hamdi Naguez own goal ensured second-half strikes from Rami Bedoui and Iheb Msakni were merely consolations. (more...)
UVA researcher looking at gut bacteria and breast cancer UVA researcher looking at gut bacteria and breast cancer
- October 24, 2017

If their theory is proven, it may explain why the majority of breast cancers have no genetic ties. The newly identified risk regions almost double the number that are already known, thereby bringing the number of known common variants associated with breast cancer to around 180. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Stake Lifted by Koch Industries Inc
- October 24, 2017

Wedbush maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc . The stock rose 2.00% or $7.4 reaching $376.98 per share. About 926,338 shares traded or 15.12% up from the average. After this sale, 8,361 common shares of ISRG are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $3,090,058. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Limited stated it has 30 shares. (more...)
Free distribution of Chhath puja items in Baridih Free distribution of Chhath puja items in Baridih
- October 24, 2017

Devotees also observe fast during Chhath festival for three days and open their fast on the day of Chhath puja after giving aragya to rising sun. Chhath is celebrated during the month of October or November soon after Diwali. Let's see what people do for this four days. The Chatt Puja rituals include fasting, holy bathing, offering prayers and prasad to the sun (Surya Devta) and refraining from drinking water. (more...)
Iowa Insurance Division announces stat will withdraw proposed stopgap measure Iowa Insurance Division announces stat will withdraw proposed stopgap measure
- October 24, 2017

The withdrawal comes only a week before this year's ACA enrollment period will open and despite the state insurance division's warning that without the plan, 22,000 Iowans will drop out of the individual insurance market. Reynolds contends "Iowa is the first state of many" that will face the collapse of its individual insurance market. The Washington Post reported recently that President Trump in August had asked Seema Verma, the federal official in charge of reviewing Iowa's plan, to ... (more...)
The ENSCO PLC (ESV) Position Raised by the LS Investment Advisors LLC
- October 24, 2017

AHL Partners LLP's holdings in Ensco Plc were worth $336,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.56% of the company's stock. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $1.86 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.81 Billion and high estimates of $1.99 Billion according to the prediction of 20 analysts. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Wins Major Court Victory In Talc Cancer Case
- October 24, 2017

A California judge last week tossed out an earlier $417 million verdict against the healthcare giant, in an important case brought against J&J by a woman claiming that long-term use of talc-based powder caused her to contract ovarian cancer . (more...)
Cuomo signs firefighter health care bill Cuomo signs firefighter health care bill
- October 24, 2017

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that will deliver health care benefits to volunteer firefighters who have been diagnosed with certain cancers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that he has signed legislation that will provide the benefit to the almost 100,000 New Yorkers who serve as volunteers with fire companies across the state. (more...)
Police find body of toddler in water tank Police find body of toddler in water tank
- October 24, 2017

Deputies said searchers drained the tank and found the Amari's body inside. According to police, his body was discovered in an underground water tank after he had been playing at a park during a gathering. The safety and security of visitors to city parks are paramount. "We are incredibly saddened by this tragedy", the mayor's office wrote in a statement. (more...)
Christine Browne Purchases 12 Shares of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) Stock Christine Browne Purchases 12 Shares of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) Stock
- October 24, 2017

Smith Nephew PLC had 200 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock increased 1.85% or $0.44 on October 20, reaching $24.18. They expect $-0.42 earnings per share, down 23.53% or $0.08 from last year's $-0.34 per share. MRK's profit will be $2.81B for 15.50 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Young woman sweating blood from her face and hands baffles doctors Young woman sweating blood from her face and hands baffles doctors
- October 24, 2017

The patient tends to break out in the bloody sweating when she's either asleep or doing something physical, and the condition seems to get worse when she's stressed. Even the article notes that "there is no single explanation of the source of bleeding", and that the current hypothesis-that blood passes through sweat glands due to "abnormal constrictions and expansions" of nearby blood vessels-has not been definitively proven. (more...)
Zaira Wasim celebrates her birthday with Secret Superstar director Advait Chandan Zaira Wasim celebrates her birthday with Secret Superstar director Advait Chandan
- October 23, 2017

The film gained the momentum during the weekend and raked Rs. 9.30 crores and Rs. 8.65 crores on Friday and Saturday (2nd & 3rd day) respectively which leads the total three days box office collection of the film to Rs. "Both the films belong to different genres and are made on different budget". Secret Superstar , released on October 19, earned Rs 4.80 crore on day 1, and earned nearly double on day 2 with Rs 9.30 crore. (more...)