Author: 0 Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops as flood toll climbs to 169

Rescuers had been expecting more possible rains this week, but skies were overcast with only a light rain falling on Monday and Tuesday. The Disaster Management Centre said 169 people had been confirmed dead, majority buried by landslides triggered by Friday's intense rains.

Medical Previous British and Irish Lions tours of New Zealand
Author: 0 Previous British and Irish Lions tours of New Zealand

It was an early start for the Classs of 2017 but they were looking the part in their Thomas Pink team attire. If replacements are required, though, it will help geographically and logistically that Wales are on tour in New Zealand and Samoa next month while Scotland are in Australia , so reinforcements would not be too far away.

Medical Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc
Author: 0 Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc

Around the world, tobacco consumption kills more than 7 million people each year and costs households and governments over US$ 1.4 trillion spent on health care and from lost productivity. And it also states that tobacco use is a threat to any person, regardless of gender, race, age, culture and educational background. Despite effective tobacco control measures, World Health Organization reports the number of people dying from smoking is increasing because those dying today have ...

Author: 0 Positive Media Coverage Likely to Affect Community Health Systems (CYH) Share Price

At&T Inc. now has $233.69 billion valuation. It closed at $59.8 lastly. (NYSE:CBU) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Piper Jaffray. (NYSE:CBU). 32,370 are owned by Texas Permanent School Fund. Fmr Limited Com invested 0.02% in Community Bank System, Inc. Raymond James downgraded the shares of CYH in report on Thursday, October 22 to "Outperform" rating.

Author: 0 Dubke resigns as White House communications director

Dubke's last day on the job has not been determined. In an email to friends and associates on Tuesday morning, Dubke wrote: "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". David Bossie, who served as a deputy campaign manager for Trump, will not be named communications director. "They have talked to many people, including me", Bossie said.

Medical Climate change is literally keeping us up at night
Author: 0 Climate change is literally keeping us up at night

This new research shows that global warming can increase temperatures even more which is going to take a serious toll on our sleep . At school, he noticed that fellow students were also looking grumpy and bedraggled, and it got him thinking: Had anyone looked at what climate change might do to sleep? That's the crux of the question behind a real-world study to establish how unusually warm nights might be linked to sleep disruption, as well as how projected global warming could make things ...

Medical ISRO set to launch heaviest rocket
Author: 0 ISRO set to launch heaviest rocket

The rocket is also called as " Fat Boy ", to represent the fact that it is the heaviest launch vehicle that ISRO will launch. If all goes well with the maiden launch of the GSLV-Mk III (earlier named Launch Vehicle Mark-3) and subsequent flights, this rocket could be India's vehicle of choice to launch "Indians into space, from Indian soil using Indian rockets" he said.

Author: 0 All Blacks coach Hansen criticises Lions tour schedule

With only six games to look at the 41-man squad before the opening Test match, McGeechan feels head coach Warren Gatland will need an "open mind" on team selection, and will see players play their way into selection. Te Papa Chief Executive Geraint Martin says the exhibition has been created to explore what is behind the unrivalled record of success of New Zealand rugby.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India crush Bangladesh by 240 runs in warm-up game

With Ajinkya Rahane failing as an opener in the first warm-up game, even the remotest thoughts of a change at the top, if there was one at all, will not be entertained by the team management. It is against England that Bangladesh begin their Champions Trophy campaign, on Thursday, and while Tamim understood the heft of the challenge ahead of them, he wanted his team to draw from the good memories of their recent past.

Medical Scope for rationalisation of GST rates: Revenue Secretary Adhia
Author: 0 Scope for rationalisation of GST rates: Revenue Secretary Adhia

Even the Central Board of excise and Customs Chairperson Vanaja Sarna had yesterday said the GST Council could revise rates if there is any justification for reconsideration. The price revision on a weighted average of 4 percent (massive drop by up to Rs 7 lakh), effective from 26 May, is aimed at providing value to a customer's purchase decision before GST implementation, and will also help the company in covering the difference in current ex-showroom prices and post GST ex ...

Medical Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General
Author: 0 Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

But Tedros (born 1965) is an Ethiopian politician, academic, public health authority that served in the government of Ethiopia as Minister of Health from 2005 to 2012 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2016. Tedros Adhanom become the first African to lead WHO beating his contenders with majority vote for his wining motto: "Together For Healthier World" for the next five years.

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

No Nato leaders were seen approaching Trump to speak with him on his way out from the photo shoot. And in any case, Mr Markovic said , "it is natural that the President of the United States is in the front row". Engel also noted that Trump should not have used his speech to embarrass North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies by discussing how they have not met defense spending goals.

Author: 0 Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal

None of this went over particularly well in Germany . He said outcome oriented momentum is perceptible in relations between the two countries. "And that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands - of course, in friendship with the United States of America, in friendship with Great Britain and as good neighbours wherever that is possible also with other countries, even Russian Federation".

Medical India Thrash Bangladesh by 240 runs in Final Warm-up Game
Author: 0 India Thrash Bangladesh by 240 runs in Final Warm-up Game

Australia outclassed Pakistan in the batting department, scoring in excess of 350 in two of their four massive wins in the contest. While fans from both the countries have been cheering for their team, Mohammad Bashir, one of the most renowned Pakistani fans, has made some big statements in favour of Virat Kohli's men.

Medical India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie
Author: 0 India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

Sarfraz will be leading the Pakistan side in his first major tournament and he says he is excited and looking up to the challenge. Even Pakistan faced some initial blows, but however, eventually went on to win the match against the arch-rivals.

Medical Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact
Author: 0 Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact

The approval came after Prime Minister Mark Rutte obtained written assurances from European Union leaders that the Association Agreement was neither a stepping stone to European Union membership for Ukraine nor provides a collective security guarantee or extra money.

Medical Even in dry conditions, Zika threat looms in Florida
Author: 0 Even in dry conditions, Zika threat looms in Florida

The new study, "Genomic epidemiology reveals multiple introductions of Zika virus into the United States", also included authors from the University of Miami, the University of Birmingham, Colorado State University, St. According to the World Health Organization report, which was published in its website on May 26, stated that a routine laboratory surveillance detected a laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus disease through RT-PCR test at B.J.

Medical Kamaal R Khan MOCKS Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' trailer
Author: 0 Kamaal R Khan MOCKS Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' trailer

We have learned that Salman Khan made a special painting- the masterpiece of Jesus Christ while he was working on the sets of Tubelight . It is being said that Salman discovered his love for painting during his stint in jail and over the past few years he has restricted his sketching work to religious themes and artworks that reflects rendition of God.

Author: 0 Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German FM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at worldwide summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can not "completely" rely on Washington and other longstanding allies, the media reported. Merkel's conservatives have built up a comfortable double-digit lead over their main rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), in opinion polls ahead of a German election on September 24.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position

The two leaders issued a Joint Statement at the end of their deliberations, in which they agreed to further strengthen the Strategic Partnership between India and Germany by deepening cooperation on foreign policy and security issues as well as on sustainable development and enhanced trade and investment ties.

Author: 0 Indian PM's party leaders charged over Babri mosque demolition

According to details, Communist Party of India and Indian Congress Party arranged beef parties across Indian city, Kerala. On Saturday, the Indian government banned the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets across the country, reported Indian newspaper The Hindu.

Medical Capital Investment Advisors LLC Increases Stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY)
Author: 0 Capital Investment Advisors LLC Increases Stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY)

About 3.30 million shares traded. Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) stock tumbled -0.79% to $82.49 on the closing of 05/29/2017. It has underperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at

Medical Hot air balloon crashes moments after proposal; fiancé calls it ‘awesome’
Author: 0 Hot air balloon crashes moments after proposal; fiancé calls it ‘awesome’

Martin told ABC News that the couple had been trying to go on a balloon ride for months because it was Peters' childhood dream. After all, he is obviously a good listener and quite the romantic fellow. The pilot managed to free the balloon from the tree but it immediately hit another tree. Martin added he wasn't even scared during the ordeal, despite the fact he is afraid of heights.

Author: 0 President Trump's First Trip Abroad

Video circulated online also showed that at one point, Mr Trump used his hand to push aside Montenegro's prime minster, Dusko Markovic , as leaders milled about during the meeting. "Members of the alliance must finally contribute their fair share and meet their financial obligations", Trump chided. The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official seating chart puts the USA in the front row and Montenegro, which is in the process of formally joining the military alliance, in the corner.

Author: 0 Tobacco killing 7m a year, World Health Organization says

Each year on May 31, Papua New Guinea joins the World Health Organisation ( WHO ) to promote World Tobacco Day. Every Wednesday, a team comprising additional district magistrate (city), chief food inspector, basic education officer, district inspector of school, chief health officer and nodal officer of tobacco control programme used to visit a random public place and impose a fine up to Rs 200 on those caught flouting the rule.

Author: 0 Fans cheer as India take on New Zealand in ICC warm-up match

Facing them in real match time will mean good preparation ahead of the marquee clash against Pakistan , next Sunday. The two teams have faced each other thrice in the Champions Trophy. The first meet of the two teams was in the year 2004. In England the wobbles a lot. but it is tricky to keep wickets in England . India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa are in the other section, with the top two sides from each group progressing to the semi-finals.

Author: 0 Donald Trump believes EU27 more united after Brexit vote, Donald Tusk says

Trump did not refer to British prime minister's irritation, expressed earlier in the day, over what officials in England have said was the leak to USA news media of intelligence information that Britain gathered in the investigation of the Manchester case and shared with the United States.

Medical Freed Chibok Girls Will Be Enrolled In New Schools - Alhassan
Author: 0 Freed Chibok Girls Will Be Enrolled In New Schools - Alhassan

The rescued Chibok girls will not be going back to their rural home town to complete their schooling, Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs said on Tuesday. "They are here on their own free will, no compulsion, they are free to go home any time they want, we are keeping them here on the consent of their parents", she added.

Medical G7 Debate On Climate Was Very Unsatisfying - Merkel
Author: 0 G7 Debate On Climate Was Very Unsatisfying - Merkel

Trudeau's office said in a statement. The two leaders also spoke about boosting cooperation on counterterrorism efforts. The leaders of the world's seven industrialized nations met Saturday with African heads of state to discuss the flood of refugees into Europe, especially Italy.

Author: 0 Donald Trump 'to pull USA out of Paris climate change agreement'

In an interview scheduled to be broadcast on CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday, meanwhile, defense secretary James Mattis said the White House had "obviously got a discussion going on about our policy in this regard". The Group of Seven leading economies, in an extraordinary summit statement, acknowledged that six members were committed to upholding the 2015 accord while the United States stood apart.

Author: 0 India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

The decision of Indian government to ban the slaughter of cow around the country could cause an annual loss of $4 billion to the government and also it can create thousand jobless people if the government does not revoke the ban. Whilst extremist Modi is not expected to listen to these voices of dissent, we expect that worldwide community and especially Muslim countries that have strong relations with India take notice of the extremist acts of Indian government and use their influence on ...

Medical UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead narrows slightly to 12 points: ICM poll

While Corbyn insisted he would "make sure there's a deal" with the European Union before the United Kingdom leaves the bloc, May said she was "prepared to walk out". Mrs May committed to a cap on costs in response to a backlash after unveiling her social care reforms, branded the "dementia tax" by opponents, but the Tories say the limit on how much people will have to pay will not be decided until a consultation following next week's election.

Medical Dads Treat Daughters And Sons Differently, Study Says
Author: 0 Dads Treat Daughters And Sons Differently, Study Says

This is the first study to combine brain scans of fathers with behavioral data collected as fathers interacted with their children, both sons and daughters , in a real world setting. The response areas in the brain examined are the medial and lateral orbitofrontal cortex, which are important for reward and emotional regulation. One classic example of how the dads treated their daughters differently came in the form of the language they used.

Medical Prakash Javadekar's motivational message for the students after class 12 board results
Author: 0 Prakash Javadekar's motivational message for the students after class 12 board results

He requested Class 12 students not to be upset over their results , which the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) declared on Sunday morning. Comparatively schools registering for the examinations were also increasing annually. When contacted, CBSE's regional officer Sumita Singh said that the aggrieved students who came with their parents submitted a representation.

Medical Karnataka CET results 2017 announced at 1 PM today: Check here
Author: 0 Karnataka CET results 2017 announced at 1 PM today: Check here

Almost 2 lakh students appeared for the Karnataka CET, which was conducted on 2 and 3 May, 2017 in offline mode at 54 centres the state. KCET Result was postponed due to the delay in the announcement of CBSE class 12 results 2017 . With no negative marking, the KEA had also released the official preliminary answer keys of CET 2017 after few days of the exam which you can check here.

Author: 0 Kevin Love on Cavs Being Underdogs: 'Funny to me'

In the semi-final round, the Boston Celtics managed a victory when LeBron James delivered a sub-par game. The Warriors leveled up and convinced Kevin Durant to join their squad last summer, making the Warriors even more potent. Are you kidding me? It's tough for me to say that is the case. "So, it's going to be very challenging". "I've been in every meeting, every film session, every practice".

Author: 0 Yachting: Blunder sinks Ainslie at America's Cup, Kiwis roll on

Skipper Ainslie got the better of Franck Cammas's Team France at the start but - in a carbon copy of the defeats to the U.S. and New Zealand - quickly let that position of dominance slip, with little errors being heavily punished. "Clearly we're not fast enough upwind in certain conditions and we've got to improve that", Ainslie said. Oracle, skippered by Australia Jimmy Spithill, beat BAR by 39 seconds, lost to Artemis by 39 seconds, and routed stablemates Team Japan by 54 seconds.

Author: 0 Conservative common man ready to challenge Trudeau

Scheer began his tenure as Opposition leader surrounded by cheering caucus members who gathered to hear their new boss rally his troops — a speech in which he wasted no time depicting the governing party as out-of-touch elites. At a news conference late Saturday night, reporters were already asking Scheer if he had any plans to introduce legislation to restrict or ban abortions - and Sheer clearly tried to distance himself from the accusations that he was in league with the party's ...

Author: 0 President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement

At this weekend's G7 Summit in Sicily , European Union officials and the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Britain reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement. During the interview, Mattis also said Trump's message on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "a consistent message" that the US has given allied nations in the past.

Medical CBI to investigate Air India merger, UPA-era deals
Author: 0 CBI to investigate Air India merger, UPA-era deals

The CBI, as the federal law agency is known, registered three cases and one preliminary inquiry in light of orders from the Supreme Court in January, according to the statement dated May 29 on its website. But the government finally chose to buy 68 for Air India from Boeing , and another 43 for Indian Airlines from Airbus. The second FIR is related to the decision to take a large number of planes on lease.

Author: 0 Baywatch Review: Priyanka's Hollywood Debut Gets The Lowest Rating

Rohrbach was just as effusive: "Of course, I couldn't have asked for a better cast on my first film", she told Variety . They also said being a good swimmer was a must for the role, something that came easy for not only Johnson, who learned to swim at the age of 2, but also for the film's big bad, Priyanka Chopra , who was on the swim team in school.

Author: 0 Rain washes out Pakistan, Australia warm-up

As Indian cricket team take on Bangladesh cricket team in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 second warm-up match at the Oval onTuesday, HT looks at the factors Virat Kohli & Co need to be wary of. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the pick of the Indian bowlers, taking 3-28 as New Zealand were restricted. Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by two wickets while Australia defeated Sri Lanka by two wickets as well.

Medical Shares in British Airways owner IAG skid after IT failure chaos
Author: 0 Shares in British Airways owner IAG skid after IT failure chaos

BA chief executive Alex Cruz told the BBC that Saturday's IT failure, which caused mass cancelations, was due to a power surge and not because of technical staff being outsourced from the United Kingdom to India. "On behalf of everyone at British Airways, I want to apologise for the fact you've had to go through these very trying experiences", the carrier's chief executive Alex Cruz said in a message to customers over the weekend, adding that the airline was doing its "very best to sort ...

Medical ICSE, ISC results declared, girls outperform boys yet again
Author: 0 ICSE, ISC results declared, girls outperform boys yet again

ICSE (class X) and ISC (class XII) Examination, 2017, showed a marginal increase in pass percentages over the previous year's results, said Gerry Arathoon , CEO of the Council. In terms of region-wise performance, the southern region recorded the highest pass percentage in class XII. The declaration of results came as a relief to students who had been in an uncertainty following a High Court ruling on marks moderation that was opposed by the board.

Medical Assam AHSEC HS Result 2017 declared on,
Author: 0 Assam AHSEC HS Result 2017 declared on,

The Board organizes HS examinations in the months of March / April and releases the results in May / June months. Previous year 12th result was declared on the first week of June 2016. This is one of the prominent education boards of India. The Board is responsible for preparing timetables, schedules and manage the higher secondary examinations conducted across the state of Assam.

Medical Belgium's king, Burger King in spat over web ad
Author: 0 Belgium's king, Burger King in spat over web ad

The monarchy is appalled that the online ad asks people to choose who should be the country's king, the current King Philippe or the company's famous regal mascot. "The use of the King's image is subject to authorization", he said. "Since it is for commercial purposes, we would not have given our authorisation".

Author: 0 Pakistan tail stuns Bangladesh to win Champions Trophy warm-up

Having taken over the captaincy in February, for Sarfraz the Champions Trophy marks the first major tournament at the helm. As India prepare to defend their ICC Champions Trophy title in England from June 4, we look at some of the stats highlights for the country at the tournament since its inception in 1998.