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Modi launches campaign to eradicate TB from India by 2025

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By any standard, the 5,000 people who die of TB every day is an unacceptable level of human suffering and economic burden. "To achieved "End TB" targets, the Government has rolled out new "National Strategic Plan (NSP) to end TB by 2025" which has been appreciated by the global community as a model plan for combating Tuberculosis ", said Nadda. Read More »

Kagiso Rabada given two-match ban after Steve Smith collision

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That incident on its own has the potential to see Rabada banned for two tests and miss the rest of the Australia series . De Villiers made a magnificent 126 not out and took South Africa to a likely series-levelling position on the third day of the second Test against Australia at St George's Park. Read More »

Experts Are Investigating A Cluster Of Lung-Related Deaths In Dentists

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In April, 2016, a Virginia dentist who had just been diagnosed with IPF and was undergoing treatment at a specialty clinic called the CDC with a warning: Several other dental professionals had sought treatment at the same facility. Although the reason behind this remains unsuspected, there might be certain factors contributing towards growth of this disease such as smoking, viral infection, exposure of toxic substance at the time of polishing the dental appliances without wearing any surgical ... Read More »

'Chilling': Virat Kohli shares picture of wife Anushka Sharma kissing him

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By looking at this incredible response one can easily come to a conclusion that the insane couple is giving serious relationship goals. Captioned with nothing but an emoji, the picture has already been liked over 2,278,000 times! And of course, they should! Anushka Sharma recently returned to Mumbai from Madhya Pradesh where she was shooting for her next film with Varun Dhawan, Sui Dhaga. Read More »

Serena Williams Is Launching Her Own Cosmetics Company

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The triumph at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells , California, comes six months after childbirth. But Serena says she did not watch a single point on the grounds she gets too nervous. She has won both her matches in straight sets. The crowd's treatment led to a 14-year boycott by the sisters, which Serena finally ended in 2015. "That's, you know, totally gone out of my mind", Serena said Saturday. Read More »

Drew Brees, Saints taking contract talks down to the wire

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Prevailing belief is still that the Saints and Brees will agree to a deal before Wednesday. But if Brees suddenly becomes available, it would certainly behoove both Minnesota and Brees to seriously consider each other as a possible match. The Vikings aren't the only team that has checked with Brees and his agent regarding the future Hall of Famer's availability. He appeared in 158 regular-season games with 93 starts, which is the 11th-most games played by a Saint and ranks third among ... Read More »

Family files lawsuit over lost embryos at OH hospital

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It occurred some time after staff left the previous afternoon, according to Patti DePompei, president of UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and MacDonald Women's Hospital. The Post reported that the San Francisco clinic notified about 400 patients who had all of their eggs or embryos stored in the affected storage tank and 100 who had some stored in the tank. Read More »

Karti Chidambaram Sent to Jail

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The court also declined his request for a separate cell in Tihar jail, and protection inside the jail premises. The CBI has sought 15 days judicial custody of Karti who in turn has asked the court to hear his bail plea today itself instead of scheduled March 15. Read More »

Richard Sherman reveals 'vengeful' 49ers signing

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A slight of hand, magic trick-something not entirely new within the confines of National Football League players' contracts. As in Shead's case, that includes players on one-year deals. Once released, Shead would be eligible to sign anywhere without having to wait until the start of free agency March 14. He had a visit scheduled with Detroit this week, per NFL Network . Read More »

Les Bleus! England's Six Nations dreams shattered in Paris

Ireland top the table with 19 points from four games after securing a 28-8 bonus-point victory over Scotland earlier on Saturday, meaning they can not be caught by England when the two teams meet at Twickenham next weekend. "You could tell by their speeches and by their actions that season how much it meant to them and they had to drag along guys like Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe, Rob Kearney , these young guys coming through. Read More »

'Myanmar builds military bases in Rohingya homes, mosques'

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Burma's military is building installations on land in villages that had been occupied by Muslim Rohingya who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh after their homes were burned down in what analysts charge was a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the authorities, Amnesty International has said. Read More »

WHO Warns of Mysterious and Deadly New Epidemic Disease X

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The WHO has added this new illness dubbed as "Disease X " to the list of potential epidemics that could devastate the world with a wide outbreak. The goal behind including "Disease X" as the 9th disease is not to scare everyone, but to spur public health officials into action to prepare for every infectious disease threat. Read More »

Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

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Guardiola , meanwhile, will have to plan without Sergio Aguero tonight after his leading marksman picked up a knee injury in training. "Benjamin might think he is strong enough to play like before the injury but that is not going to happen". Read More »

Canada doctors protest 'shocking' salary increase

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And while Quebec doctors make more money on average than doctors in other provinces, nurses make less - averaging about $23 per hour to start, compared to $31 in Ontario and $36 in Alberta, according to the Montreal Gazette. The letter was posted on February 25 by the Médecins Québécois pour le Régime Public, an association of doctors and medical students that advocates for the public health system in Quebec. Read More »

Green Square Capital LLC Trims Stake in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

Insiders own 0.23% of the company's stock. The company saw 6.56 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. (ABBV ) stock price traded at a gap of 0.73% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of 6.95% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. Read More »

'Pharma Bro', who drove up anti-HIV drug prices, gets jail

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Martin Shrkeli, the self-promoting pharmaceutical executive notorious for trolling critics online, was convicted in a securities fraud case past year unconnected to the price increase dispute. All that said, Judge Matsumoto said at the sentencing she did not take these into account when deciding Shkreli's sentence, focusing instead on the crimes he was found guilty of. Read More »

Aztecs are headed to the big dance after win over New Mexico

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For the Aztecs, the win wrapped up both their first conference tournament championship since 2011 and their first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2015. "They deserve to win the championship, and they did", said New Mexico coach Paul Weir, also in his first year with the program. The lead grew to as many as 23 in the second half for the Lobos, who hit 12-of-15 free throws in the second half to ice the game despite the Aggies making several modest runs, cutting the deficit back to single ... Read More »

Browns add QB Taylor, receiver Landry

By acquiring Taylor the Browns likely took themselves out of the running to sign or trade for a veteran quarterback - like Eagles Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. He was the 180th overall selection and the 11th quarterback drafted that year. As NFL Network analyst Ian Rappaport stated shortly after the moves, the Browns aren't so amusing no more. Read More »

Marvel confirms a Black Panther sequel is already in the works

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It's been just 26 days since Black Panther was unleashed on American theaters , but on Saturday, the film officially shattered a massive box-office record . The first blockbuster with a black superhero in the leading role, " Black Panther " has become a symbol for promoting diversity in the movie industry. Read More »

Regular Exercise Slows Down Aging

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The key to the fountain of youth is exercise, scientists concluded, in a study that found amateur cyclists over the age of 55 had biological markers similar to those of young and healthy individuals. According to Dr Niharika Arora Duggal from the team, the "third age of man" need not be something to be "endured" but may be "enjoyed". He said the bodies of these participants were ageing optimally and are generally free of the problems that are caused due to lack of activity. Read More »

Mohammed Shami-Hasin Jahan saga: NCW assures help to cricketer's wife

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Needless to say, Shami's image as a cricketer and a family man has been tarnished quite a bit. Shami said, "Hasin and her family have been saying that we will sit and sort out all issues, but I don't know who has been misleading her". "Whereas, I gave up everything - modelling career and job - after getting married to him", Jahan said. A supervisory committee overseeing BCCI affairs said the allegations against Shami put them in a hard position and his contract was on hold pending review. Read More »

Tainted chicken salad linked to 105 additional Salmonella cases

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The widespread distribution of seemingly contaminated chicken salad has led to the hospitalization of dozens of people and the reported illness of almost 200 across seven states. Additional illnesses will likely be reported due to the 2-to-4-week lag time between diagnosis and reports reaching the CDC, according to the agency. Read More »

Buhari to attend Ghana's independence anniversary

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In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary , Mr Kola Ologbodiyan, in Abuja on Wednessday, said President Muhammadu Buhari should be ashamed that while his Ghanaian Counterpart, President Nana Akufo-Addo, paraded credentials of a robust economy and a peaceful nation, Nigeria, under the Buhari Presidency was plagued with economic recession and an upsurge of violence and daily bloodletting. Read More »

Lee Dong Wook and Suzy are dating

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Actors Lee Dong-wook, left, and Suzy are officially dating, Lee's agency confirmed on Friday. " Suzy and Lee are getting to know each other", the agency said, according to The Chosun Ilbo. Suzy previously dated Lee Min Ho for nearly three years, before their breakup was confirmed in November 2017. No surprises there, as apparently , she had once mentioned before on Korean variety show Strong Heart that Lee is her ideal type. Read More »

High vitamin D levels may help prevent cancer, suggests study

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People with higher levels of Vitamin D may be at a lower risk of developing all cancers, specifically liver cancer , a study involving over 30,000 participants has found. They analyzed the public health records of 33,736 men and women aged 40 to 69. At the start of the study, participants provided detailed information on their medical history, diet, lifestyle, and blood samples were taken to measure vitamin D levels. Read More »

31st MEU CO, XO, board USS Wasp

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Tye R. Wallace, 31st MEU Commanding Officer. The F-35 will become a fixture on aircraft carriers and air bases around the U.S., ushering in a new era of sea and air power. Col. David Berke, a former F-35B squadron commander, previously told Business Insider . Multi-mission guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105), with embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 "Magicians", and USS Sterett (DDG 104), with embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 49 "Scorpions", are ... Read More »

Barack Obama, Netflix in negotiations for series

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Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire'. It's also reported that Apple and Amazon are also interested in "talking to Mr. "Another programme could feature the former first lady discussing topics such as nutrition, which she championed in the White House". Obama told reporters shortly after the 2016 presidential election the new media landscape made it possible for people to ignore facts. Read More »

Pakistan agrees to release Indian prisoners

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In a move that could signal a thaw in India-Pakistan relations, the South Asian neighbours have agreed on an exchange of elderly and women prisoners. Islamabad and New Delhi each claim Kashmir in its entirety. Kumar in a statement noted the positive response from Pakistan. "The officials on both sides would be working on the modalities to implement the understanding reached on these humanitarian issues". Read More »

Chinese Space Station To Hit Earth: Where Will It Fall?

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China's first space station named Tiangong-1 meaning Heavenly Palace went out of control on March 16 of 2016, and the nation revealed in 2017 that regaining control resulted in failure. 'It is only in the final week or so that we are going to be able to start speaking about it with more confidence, ' said Dr McDowell. "I would guess that a few pieces will survive re-entry". Read More »

Governor Rick Scott will meet with families from Parkland on Friday

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Only 10 of 81 calls to regional 911 operators were released on Thursday and portions of the audio have been redacted, with only one of the published calls made by someone within the school at the time. The measure doesn't impose any restrictions on assault-style weapons or high-capacity gun magazines, priorities of numerous parents and students at the high school, where the accused murderer, Nikolas Cruz , used an AR-15 rifle to commit the carnage. Read More »