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Govt must get free hand to probe PNB fraud scandle: SC

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Attorney General K K Venugopal , appearing for the Centre, said he was opposing the PIL on various grounds, including that an inquiry has started after the FIR was registered. As Dhanda continued with his demand, Chief Justice Misra shot back saying: "We are not here to hear speeches... you are just creating headlines, issuing notice is not your right". Read More »

More people need anti-depressants, study finds

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After the largest-ever study, the Oxford University-led team said they had wanted to "give the final answer" to the controversy of whether or not the pills effectively treat depression. 'Antidepressants can be an effective tool to treat major depression, but this does not necessarily mean that antidepressants should always be the first line of treatment'. Read More »

Florida Lawmakers Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis in the State

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As scores of commentators noted yesterday online, this meant the Florida House literally decided on the same day that pornography was more harmful to American society than assault rifles. "If there is another mass shooting it's going to be their fault", 16-year old Sheryl Acquaroli told CNN . "It seemed nearly heartless how they immediately pushed the button to say no". Read More »

Man jumps into lioness' cage at Thiruvananthapuram zoo

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Onlookers said that the lion had almost closed in on him when he jumped into it. They first tackled the lion, moving the king of the jungle from the open enclosure and into a cage. Zoo workers immediately swung into action. Murugan has been sent to a state-run hospital where he is now undergoing assessment. Murukan was handed over to the police. Read More »

New HHS chief backs CDC gun violence research

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Gun manufacturers anxious about their stock price would shift production to smart guns so fast we'd forget dumb guns had ever been an option. So far this year, 2018 there have been 18. After President Trump met with survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting at a hospital on Friday evening, his friend Geraldo Rivera reported that he was "deeply affected" by his visit. Read More »

Crews Search for Vehicle in Grand River

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Grand Valley District Fire Chief Kevin McNeilly said the search is now considered a recovery operation rather than a rescue effort. Nancekivell said police may bring in the OPP dive team to investigate, however the team may not be able to enter the river as the water is rushing very fast and may not be safe. Read More »

Many women mistaking deadly ovarian cancer for regular bloating

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The survey spoke to women across the United Kingdom and asked what they would do if they were "bloated regularly". "If women know ovarian cancer symptoms such as persistent bloating and are able to link them to ovarian cancer early on, lives will be saved", said Target Ovarian Cancer director Annwen Jones. Read More »

Take steps to stop incessant killings, PDP tells APC govt

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Speaking at the meeting, the host governor Nyesom Wike stated that the PDP leaders will do everything possible to ensure that the party emerges victorious in 2019. The party leaders, in- cluding its chairman, Prince Uche Secondus and the governors of Rivers, Delta, and Akwa Ibom states, made the pledge in Government House, Port Harcourt, during a zonal executive council meeting. Read More »

Judge rules life support for toddler can be withdrawn

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His parents Tom Evans and Kate James had hoped to prolong Alfie's life with treatment at a hospital in Rome. He had heard that Alfie, who was born on May 9 2016, was in a "semi-vegetative state" and had a degenerative neurological condition doctors had not definitively diagnosed, the Press Association reports. Read More »

NFF Awards: FIFA Congratulates Moses

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Nigerian worldwide and Chelsea wing back, Victor Moses could not hold back his feelings after being named the Nigerian Player of the Year , by the Nigerian Football Federation on Monday in Lagos . The duo, who were equally outstanding in helped Nigeria to qualify for the Russia World Cup finals are joined on the list by African Nations Championship star, Anthony Okpotu who starred for the CHAN Super Eagles as they just about fell short of the title in Morocco. Read More »

Virat Kohli just 18 runs short for 2K runs in T20Is

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Kohli has received the highest batting ratings for ODIs in the latest rankings revealed by the ICC and he sits on the top with 909 points - the highest for any player in the last 27 years . Rashid became the youngest player - and only teenager - to top any of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings tables for men when he became the No.1-ranked ODI bowler at just 7,092 days of age. Read More »

Aimmune knocks down DBV with positive peanut results

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About 20% of patients aged 4 to 17 who were taking AR101 discontinued the trial, compared with 6.5% of placebo patients, discontinuing due to side effects, the most common of which were gastrointestinal-related side effects and systemic allergic hypersensitivity reactions. Read More »

Trump orders new regulations on bump stocks

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Bump stocks became a source of controversy after a lone gunman used them to unleash a torrent of gunfire on an unsuspecting concert-going crowd in Las Vegas , Nevada in October 2017, killing almost 60 people and wounding over 850 others. Read More »

INEC Lacks 'Capacity' To Hold Free, Fair Elections, Wike Tells German Ambassador

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I am harping so much on this underage voting because even with your PVC, the stage is set for an election in 2019 that will be anything but credible. The governor said, "INEC does not have the capacity to hold free and fair elections". In a statememt on Sunday, Garba Sheka, chairman of the commission, expressed willingness to work with INEC to investigate the claims. The statement charged those who have registered before, but have not collected their Permanent Voters' Cards, PVC, to visit ... Read More »

For older men, total volume of exercise matters more than consistency

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They added that sporadic bouts of activity seemed easier to achieve as 66% of men achieved a weekly total of 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity in this way while only 16% managed to do so in bouts of 10 or more minutes. "Furthermore, the pattern of accumulation of physical activity did not appear to alter the associations with mortality, suggesting that it would be beneficial to encourage older men to be active irrespective of bouts". Read More »

Dana aircraft overshoots runway in Port Hacourt

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Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the incident saying that no casualty was recorded as all passengers on board were safely evacuated. Have you read Trendiee Today? The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria also confirmed the incident and corroborated the possible cause as being due to heavy rain accompanied by strong wind and storm. Read More »

Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage

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The scientists advised women cleaning at home or working as occupational cleaners to avoid such cleaning products and use microfiber cloths and water instead. Hilariously, what IFLScience so dutifully point out is that this study failed to strike a correlation between a man's respiratory function and his cleaning habits - something that the authors of the research suggest could be down to a biological reason. Read More »

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Holdings Cut by South Street Advisors LLC

It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. Guardian Capital Lp increased its stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) by 6.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. A total of 0.68 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 0.4 million shares. 87,040 shares were sold by RICHMOND TIMOTHY J., worth $8.57 million. Read More »

Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda

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As soon as fans got to know about the wedding, they took to social media to wish the actor. Mouni Roy's ex- boyfriend looks all happy and content in their wedding pictures. Gaurav Chopra got married on February 19. Karan Mehra is all set for his bff's wedding! Gaurav, it may be mentioned, has had two public affairs in the past - one with Naagin actor Mouni Roy and the other with actor Narayani Shastri. Read More »

Cabinet approves setting up tribunal to settle Mahanadi water dispute

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With the approval for formation of the tribunal by the Union Cabinet, Odisha's demand over its ongoing dispute with Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi water has been met. "I still hold the view that the dispute should be settled through discussion", he said. "There is a need to have an effective approach to resolve water sharing issues", he said, adding that it was nearly 14 years since the Brijesh Kumar Tribunal started looking into the Krishna river water sharing issues. Read More »

South Florida shooting suspect has brief court hearing

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Their story aligns with what the family attorney, Jim Lewis, previously told CNN on their behalf. "Every day we're learning something more and more about the killer", Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said. "Nothing like they portray on television, or in the media, or in newspapers", Snead's wife, Kimberly Snead, said. James Snead added, "Ironically, it probably would've been this week". Read More »

Stoneman Douglas High School Girls' Basketball Team Forfeits Playoff Game After Shooting

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Nikolas Cruz reportedly trained in a youth shooting club that was funded by the NRA. She added: "If the president wants to come up to me and tell me to my face that it was a bad tragedy and how it should never have happened and maintain telling us how nothing is going to be done about it, I'm going to happily ask him how much money he received from the National Rifle Association". Read More »

Strong link confirmed between drinking and dementia

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Of the 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia (before the age of 65), the majority (57%) were related to chronic heavy drinking. The link with alcohol was statistically unmistakable, leading the authors to suggest screening, brief interventions for heavy drinking, and alcoholism treatment to help reduce cognitive decline. Read More »

Piper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Philip Morris International (PM)

The company had revenue of $8.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.17 billion. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $95.52. Teacher Retirement Of Texas invested 0.98% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Argent Trust Company owns 8,605 shares. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of ETP in report on Monday, January 29 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Farooq Sattar elected MQM-P chief

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The Rabita Committee was the supreme body of the party as per its Constitution as the committee had done whatever it could do to save unity and solidarity of the party against all the designs. Earlier, Sattar had announced that he was dissolving the party's Rabita Committee, hours after members of the coordination committee at the party's Bahadurabad office said he was no longer the convener of the party. Read More »

Bus owners call for strike from March 14

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Meanhwhile state-run Kerala State Transport Corporation operated more bus services for the benefit of passengers. The city bus service first started in Bhubaneswar in 2010. In a bid to force the private bus operators to end their strike, the government announced on Monday that it would issue notices to the owners of private buses partaking in the strike to show cause as to why the permits of their buses should not be cancelled. Read More »