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Maharashtra saw the most number of deaths at 437, followed by Rajasthan at 269 and Goa at 69, IANS reported on Thursday citing data released by the Centre. As per the data, 342 people have died in August alone as compared to six deaths in the same period past year. Though 2016 witness a smaller number of swine-related cases only 86 and 265 deaths, comparatively low as compared to other years.
  • Qatar hits out at Saudi's restrictions on Haj flights

    Qatar hits out at Saudi's restrictions on Haj flights

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    Special adviser religious affairs in cross-river state Rev. Father Bob Etta said this during the farewell admonitions to pilgrims at the port Harcourt global airport for those travelling for the annual hajj. The ministry's statement, released Tuesday on the state-run Qatar News Agency, also criticized Saudi King Salman's offer to fly Qatari pilgrims at his expense.
  • Man standing behind Trump at rally was charged with cult murder conspiracy

    Man standing behind Trump at rally was charged with cult murder conspiracy

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    At a Florida Trump rally in October, he wore a shirt reading, Gods2.com, an address that redirects to HonestFact.com, a right-wing website that's essentially a forum for conspiracy theories such as "Real K K K Slave Master Revealed & is the Cherokee!" "The men that are blocking President Trump that are in the Republican and Democrat Senate and Congress are all Cherokees and they're in unity".
  • Man wanted in connection with SC bank double murder arrested in Greenville

    Man wanted in connection with SC bank double murder arrested in Greenville

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    The charge indicates Council did not display a weapon during the robbery here. Greenville Police say a man wanted for questioning in the murders of two people at a SC bank is in custody. Council faces a charge of felony common-law robbery after Wilson police say he demanded cash at BB&T's 1604 S. Tarboro St. branch at 9:14 a.m. on August 11.
  • Your childhood friendships are good for your health, suggests study

    Your childhood friendships are good for your health, suggests study

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    Many study participants did not continue to have a close relationship with their high-school best friend, leading the researchers to wonder what, exactly, was responsible for the mental health benefits. "Our research found that the quality of friendships during adolescence may directly predict aspects of long-term mental and emotional health", she added.
  • CBI grills Karti Chidambaram in bribery case

    CBI grills Karti Chidambaram in bribery case

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    As per the apex court order, the CBI will also question four more persons namely Ravi Vishwanathan, Mohnan Rajesh, Bhaskar Raman and C.V.N Reddy on August 28. Karti Chidambaram is wanted in a corruption case relating to FIPB clearance to INX media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305 crore. "Shri Karti P Chidambaram was the Promoter Director of M/s Chess Management Services (P) Limited whereas M/s ASCPL was being controlled by him indirectly".
  • Police arrest at least 26 people in pre-Notting Hill carnival raids

    Police arrest at least 26 people in pre-Notting Hill carnival raids

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    Referencing the recent solar eclipse , writer Beth McColl wrote: "In the run up to Notting Hill Carnival , the moon has appeared to make an aggressive move to "take over" the solar system". Officers known as " super recognisers " would be in the area and monitoring CCTV to help spot those banned from the parade. Inside, uncut crack cocaine with an estimated street value of £60,000 was discovered, along with multiple bags of powder thought to be heroin .
  • High Vitamin B intake linked to lung cancer in men

    High Vitamin B intake linked to lung cancer in men

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    For the study , researchers in the USA followed 77,000 people aged between 50 and 76 as part of the Vital (Vitamins and Lifestyle) study - a major United States investigation into the impact of vitamins and minerals on cancer risk. Those taking B12 at such doses were about four times more likely to develop the disease compared to non-users, researchers said. But there was no similar risk in women who took the supplements.
  • VW confirms it will built all-electric microbus

    VW confirms it will built all-electric microbus

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    Buzz, as the new bus is called, came at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auto show in California on Saturday. However, unlike the Microbus which it mimics, the I.D. "Now we're bringing it back by reinventing it as an electric vehicle", Dr. Diess added. One electric motor at the front axle and one at the rear each deliver a power output of 198 bhp, distributed between the two axles by an "electric propshaft".
  • Punjab, Haryana turned in fortress ahead of verdict against Ram Rahim

    Punjab, Haryana turned in fortress ahead of verdict against Ram Rahim

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    Thousands of Dera followers are expected to gather at Panchkula for the verdict by a CBI court. However, the Punjabi Tribune, a sister vernacular of The Tribune, has reported the numbers of such dera followers as 15,000 to 20,000. The police can make preventive arrests if any anti-social elements tries to disturb the law-and-order situation, he said. "The Centre has also provided 35 companies of paramilitary forces", Haryana DGP B S Sandhu told PTI earlier.
  • Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

    Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

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    In her lawsuit, Echeverria developed ovarian cancer as "proximate result of the unreasonably unsafe and defective nature of talcum powder". The verdict consists of $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages, according to Reuters .
  • How to know if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse

    How to know if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse

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    Steven Couch, an ophthalmologist at Washington University. "They can't see faces in the mirror, they can't read the newspaper or the smartphone display, they're having trouble looking at road signs, and basically they've got this center spot in their vision that is intensely blurred", said Dr.
  • EPS Forecast Revision Trends: Shire plc (SHPG)

    EPS Forecast Revision Trends: Shire plc (SHPG)

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    Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of SHPG in report on Tuesday, July 11 with "Buy" rating. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) was down -3.23% (-$4.7) to $140.85 and showed a volume of 3.14 mln shares. The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be issued a GBX 3.85 ($0.05) dividend.
  • Manipur: India's oldest MP from Ukhrul District, Rishang Keishing passes away!

    Manipur: India's oldest MP from Ukhrul District, Rishang Keishing passes away!

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    Born on October 25, 1920 in Bungpa village in Manipur's Ukhrul district, Keishing contested the assembly election for the first time from his home constituency Phungyar in 1972. Gaikhangam said that in his passing away, Manipur has lost an eminent personality and a great leader. "Ex CM & Parliamentarian Rishang Keishing was a true Congressman & one of the tallest leaders of North East.
  • 6 in preseason Associated Press poll

    6 in preseason Associated Press poll

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    Single-game tickets for the 2017 Penn State football season presented by PSECU are available for five home games (Akron, Georgia State, Indiana, Rutgers, Nebraska). The Wildcats, who were predicted to finish third in the Big 12 by the league's media, had four players on the Preseason All-Big 12 team in fullback Winston Dimel, offensive lineman Dalton Risner, defensive back D.J.
  • Seaside town of Cromer in 'lockdown' after disturbances

    Seaside town of Cromer in 'lockdown' after disturbances

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    Police previously said they were not linking the rape and the later disorder in the town. The Eastern Daily Press reported that the disturbances in the town coincided with the arrival of a group of travellers who had set up camp in the Runton Road vehicle park in the west of the town centre.
  • United Nations slams use of children in Nigeria bombings

    United Nations slams use of children in Nigeria bombings

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    The figure represents a rapid escalation of the horrific practice and is already four times higher than the whole of 2016, UNICEF said. The report specified that in one gruesome incident, a victim included a baby that had been strapped to a girl.
  • Earnings at the Forefront For Medtronic plc

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    Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 110,439 shares of the medical technology company's stock worth $9,801,000 after buying an additional 1,081 shares during the last quarter. Shares of Medtronic PLC (NYSE MDT ) opened at 83.52 on Monday. It improved, as 115 investors sold Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT). 695 are owned by America First Inv Advsr Limited.
  • NVIDIA announces SLI/HDR support for Shadow of War on PC

    NVIDIA announces SLI/HDR support for Shadow of War on PC

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    Those playing Destiny 2 with an HDR compatible television or monitor will be able to experience "a dazzling display of color, brightness and contrast that was previously impossible to render, further improving your experience". In preparation for the Destiny 2 PC beta , game ready drivers will go live on August 24th and Nivida will also host a giveaway for PC codes. When the PC beta launches next week, it will be players' first chance to see if that extra wait will really be worth it ...