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by | September 13, 2017 | 09:13

The 55-year-old Left-leaning journalist, a fierce critic of Hindutva politics, was shot dead on the doorstep of her house while she was returning from her office on September 5. Condemning the act of celebrating and justifying Lankesh's murder by a section of supporters from the Sangh Parivar, Sanatan Sanstha and the Sri Ram Sena, a statement issued at the meeting said , "We, at the resistance meeting, condemn this inhuman behaviour, which is not supported by any religious teaching".

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:52

At Ramjas College, which was described as "especially vulnerable" by a police officer, students were not allowed to loiter within 50 feet of the entry gates. Altogether 10 candidates are in the fray for the president's post. "So it is important to look at the candidate as not just an individual, but also at his affiliations", said Elizabeth Yeldo, a second year Chemistry (hons) student at Miranda House.

by | September 13, 2017 | 08:23

The same research that originally raised fears of cancer and heart disease linked to HRT has now found that it led to no extra deaths over two decades as the health risks and benefits cancelled each other out. According to the study, menopause, where the level of female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone fall, accelerates the decline in lung function.

by | September 13, 2017 | 07:48

Mnuchin echoed the US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, in calling the sanctions "historic" even though they didn't include USA demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on Kim's assets. The ship then docked in Vladivostok, Russia, before finally going to China to presumably unload its cargo. " North Korea can bypass some sanctions but coal is critical for their economy and it is something that's hard to smuggle".

by | September 13, 2017 | 07:13

Central Park workers hurried to clean up the graffiti. Recent events such as the violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, have reignited attention on contentious monuments across the country. Sheri Berger, a 54-year-old resident of Brooklyn, was walking her dog in Central Park . "It's not positive, it's destructive". So far, no one has taken credit for this vandalism .

by | September 13, 2017 | 01:31

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The stock saw a rise in short interest of 11.22% as of August 15, 2017 from the last reporting period. It has a 13.57 P/E ratio. Cheesecake Factory Inc now has $1.85 billion valuation. Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2016 Q4. Its Average True Range (ATR) value figured out at 1.06.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:46

The 15-member council based in NY approved Resolution 2375, which imposes a cap on the supply, sales or transfer of crude oil to North Korea to the level of the past 12 months, some 4 million barrels, and limits exports of refined petroleum products to the country to 2 million barrels a year.

by | September 12, 2017 | 23:52

Irma , once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic, hit a wide swath of Florida over the past day, first making landfall on the Florida Keys archipelago and then coming ashore south of Naples and heading up the west coast.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:59

Palace are owned by American majority shareholders David Blitzer and Josh Harris alongside Parish and other investors. "It's close, I hope it's close anyway", Hodgson said. His managerial career began with Swedish club Halmstad in 1976 and he has coached in eight countries. And, while he says no contract has been signed yet, Hodgson revealed to Sky Sports News his appointment is imminent.

by | September 12, 2017 | 22:16

In the US territory of Puerto Rico, more than one million people were left without power after the storm . No one, and we mean no one, has more data on these storms than the National Hurricane Center , which is where News19 and other reputable TV & radio stations and digital media sites get their information on the storm's path.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:56

A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta said Haryana and Uttar Pradesh too, should ensure that retail outlets in the NCR region falling in their states were reduced by 50 per cent. Also, it said the existing stock was more than enough for this year to sell to the customers. However, this year Diwali came on 19th October 2017. It, however, granted them liberty to file objections to this direction within 30 days.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:21

Bangladesh's minister Monday called the Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya Muslims minority an "indirect attack" on his country. Bangladesh already hosts around 400,000 Rohingya from previous crises. At least 294,000 ethnic Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh since fighting broke out on 25 August, according to a situation report from the Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) in Bangladesh.

by | September 12, 2017 | 16:06

As your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of an early death. Earlier studies that have reported a link between sitting and an early death have relied on people telling researchers how long they sat in a day. Results showed that regardless of physical activity level, sedentary time did not predict mortality for participants with a frailty index score of no more than 0.1, indicating low levels of frailty (HR = 0.90; 95% CI, 0.70-1.15).

by | September 12, 2017 | 15:19

It has seen the owners of the school in Gurugram moving the Bombay High Court for anticipatory transit bail, while its CEO Ryan Pinto is being questioned by the law enforcement authorities. Coming back to the incident. Gurgaon police spokesperson Ravinder Kumar told the BBC that the human resources manager and the northern India head of the Ryan International School Group had been arrested for failing to provide security to students.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:45

The post-storm recovery will likely bring oil demand to a higher level, gradually offsetting the negative impact, Goldman Sachs said. Irma slammed into Florida on Sunday, leaving more than 7.4 million homes and businesses without power, but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:24

Saturday. She's a flight attendant based in South Florida , but will spend the next couple of days in her hometown. Delta Airlines is also reducing fares, waiving change fees for customers, and adding extra flights due to Hurricane Irma .

by | September 12, 2017 | 08:24

The Madras High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by an MLA belonging to the faction of sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham leader TTV Dinakaran . Stating that it was condemnable to have included Mr. Dhinakaran as one of the defendants, the judge said: "This, in simple terms, is collusion and then the entire character of the suit becomes vexatious ".

by | September 12, 2017 | 07:46

Under the agreement, the Batistas and other executives were given 120 days to gather and hand over to prosecutors any evidence related to alleged bribes of politicians and other government officials. Joesley Batista and other executives reached the plea agreement with federal prosecutors after admitting to bribing almost 2,000 Brazilian officials over a decade.

by | September 12, 2017 | 05:51

While it does not say light drinking is safe, the research does highlight the weak evidence on which government advice is based, they said. Bristol University researchers found "surprisingly limited" evidence that drinking up to four units a week - equivalent to two glasses of wine - leads to birth defects, developmental delay or behavioural problems.

by | September 12, 2017 | 03:50

In most people infected, symptoms include diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain and fever, and the diarrhea may be bloody and can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Not all puppies will exhibit symptoms, Newsweek reported , so the CDC also advises careful handwashing when cleaning up dog feces. Puppy mills are commercial dog-breeding facilities known for their inhumane treatment of puppies and their unhygienic practices.

by | September 12, 2017 | 01:19

Recalling the recent devastation in Houston, Texas, by Tropical Storm Harvey, some Florida residents told WLBZ2 they were taking no chances by waiting to see what will happen. But when asked whether he was scared of the storm, he said "not at all" in Spanish and said it was more a matter of convenience. "Everybody is kind of rallying together".

by | September 11, 2017 | 23:43

According to GasBuddy, the average price in gas rose.3 cents per gallon in the past week with the average at $2.64 per gallon. "However, the effects are finally starting to weaken as refineries return to production and fuel begins to flow once again from many Houston refineries", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

by | September 11, 2017 | 23:27

Researchers tested the prototype on more than 250 samples of human tissue samples from thyroid, lung, ovary and breast cancer tumours and compared them to healthy tissue samples. The droplet is transported into the mass spectrometer through the thin tube, where it is analyzed to determine whether the molecules it contains appear normal or cancerous, Lin said.

by | September 11, 2017 | 22:43

The Nifty rose 0.7% on Monday to close above 10,000 points for the first time in more than a month, as auto makers such as Maruti Suzuki India Ltd gained after an increase in the goods and services tax was less wide-ranging than expected.

by | September 11, 2017 | 21:06

Despite the limitations of the study, it may still be comforting for some people to know that having their dogs in the bedroom while they sleep won't cause sleep problems and disruptions - as long as they stay off the bed, that is. But, the researchers highlighted one caveat to their findings - don't let dogs sleep under the covers with you. For a typical medium sized dog , their breathing is fairly regular and somewhere around 20 minutes into the sleep cycle, you can see the ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:55

More than 270,000 people had fled to Bangladesh amid reports of the burning of villages and extrajudicial killings. Attacks by Rohingya militants on Myanmar security forces in Rakhine on August 25 sparked harsh military reprisals and an exodus across the border to southeast Bangladesh.

by | September 11, 2017 | 17:23

Because of this - and because no such high-ranking female Viking has been discovered before - most researchers assumed the body was male. Kjellstrom noticed that the cheekbones were finer than that of a man, and the hip bones were typically feminine.

by | September 11, 2017 | 14:07

De Boer on how Palace went behind: "Of course, you don't expect that". Burnley played for almost an hour with substitute goalkeeper Nick Pope after Tom Heaton was helped off with a left shoulder injury. I saw the team fighting for one another, and playing with more confidence and that is what I want". Scott Dann fluffed a close-range header in injury time, having already seen two volleys cleared off the line, and Pope denied Christian Benteke the finishing touch on a ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 12:01

If they chose to stay pregnant Carrie and the baby face a very uphill battle. On Wednesday evening, DeKlyen delivered a baby girl named Life. Doctors removed Carrie DeKlyen's feeding and breathing tubes on Thursday, a day after she gave birth to her daughter Life Lynn DeKlyen.

by | September 11, 2017 | 09:10

The AI had an accuracy of 81% (for men) when given one picture to look at but this rose to 91% when fed five photos of a person. The report , published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and also made publicly available on Open Science Framework , used publicly available images from a dating website - the first of the ethical issues some may spot with the research.

by | September 11, 2017 | 07:48

He told The Telegraph : "We've got to absolutely stop the Brexit which this rather incompetent, dysfunctional and disunited government are trying to force upon us". A Conservative peer has implored parliamentarians who voted Remain to stay true to their convictions as thousands of anti-Brexit demonstrators marched on Westminster.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:56

But that soon changed. On Saturday, a hurricane warning was again in effect for Barbuda , CNN reported , as Jose was expected to slam into the island in the afternoon with maximum sustained winds near 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center .

by | September 10, 2017 | 23:42

Jim Schwartz's unit dominated Washington for most of the afternoon, allowing only 10 points and forcing three turnovers. He was the offensive coordinator since 2014 for the Redskins, somehow getting Kirk Cousins into the regular discussion about being among the best fantasy football quarterbacks.

by | September 10, 2017 | 22:29

This is the 15th year of World Suicide Prevention Day, it was set up in 2003 by the International Association of Suicide. Dr P.N. Suresh Kumar, chairman of the "Thanal" Suicide Prevention Center Trust, said family issues force people to take the extreme step.

by | September 10, 2017 | 22:28

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge , with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill are also en route to the area after initially preparing to assist in the recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey .