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Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai hit record high

Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai hit record high Petrol in Delhi had previously hit a high of Rs 73.06 on September 14, 2014. The Oil ministry had earlier this year sought a reduction in excise duty on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact rising global oil rates but finance minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget presented on February 1 did not announce any such measure. [Full Article...]

India won't change its Tibet policy to woo China: minister

India won't change its Tibet policy to woo China: minister The Dalai Lama thanked India for giving shelter to him and said the Tibetans have turned their unfortunate circumstances into a path of enlightenment by reviving their spirit and influence wherever they are. We have lived with a lot of self-confidence and holding values of humanity and brotherhood". The duo's presence at the "Thank You, India" event raised questions about the mixed signals from ... [Full Article...]

European Union urges independent probe into Gaza deaths

European Union urges independent probe into Gaza deaths Zerihoun, telling the Council that the United Nations would continue to stress that civilians should not be targeted and that all actors refrain from putting children at risk. Violence also broke out in the West Bank, where an estimated 900 Palestinians demonstrated, mostly in cities such as Ramallah and Hebron. Friday was the deadliest day for four years in the conflict between Israel and the... [Full Article...]

Major synthetic marijuana problem in IL, authorities scrambling

Major synthetic marijuana problem in IL, authorities scrambling This is the 38th person from the Chicago area and central IL who has experienced severe bleeding and reported using synthetic marijuana . Users have reported bleeding from their eyes and ears, as well as extremely heavy menstrual bleeding or bleeding disproportionately from an injury. [Full Article...]

Trump Criticizes California Gov. Jerry Brown For 5 Pardons

Trump Criticizes California Gov. Jerry Brown For 5 Pardons The Trump administration is suing the state of California in a lawsuit filed earlier this month aimed to block the state's sanctuary laws. Trump questioned the inclusion of five people who face deportation, although Brown's pardons do not guarantee they will remain in the United States. [Full Article...]

England's Hales replaces Warner in IPL's Hyderabad team

England's Hales replaces Warner in IPL's Hyderabad team Warner was stood down as Sunrisers captain and banned from this year's IPL following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa . SRH chose to pick Hales who is the first and only English player till date to score a T20I century. He is set to miss two One-Day Cup matches against Lancashire and Northamptonshire if the Sunrisers fail to reach the knockout stages of the tournament. [Full Article...]

Protests erupt in California after shooting of black man

Protests erupt in California after shooting of black man The fact that Clark took three to 10 minutes to die, with police waiting some five minutes to render aid, has further fueled anger and grief at his death. But "just because someone is on the ground, it does not mean they are not a threat", he said. Clark staggers sideways and falls on his stomach as officers continue shooting. [Full Article...]

Judge orders "Coffee can cause cancer" warning on cups and packets

Judge orders A nonprofit group known as the Council for Education and Research on Toxics has sued Starbucks and other coffee roasters, distributors, and retailers under a state law that recommends warnings on cancer-causing chemicals . Another phase of the case is still pending to determine if companies should be forced to pay financial damages. In 1966, the USA became the first nation to require cigar... [Full Article...]

Farmers Intend to Plant Less Corn and Soybeans in 2018

Farmers Intend to Plant Less Corn and Soybeans in 2018 The USDA stocks numbers were above trade expectations for corn , which averaged 8.703 billion bushels, and for soybeans , which averaged 2.030 billion bushels, but were slightly below the average wheat expectation of 1.498 billion bushels. [Full Article...]

Professional researchers discover response to the knuckle-popping crackers

Professional researchers discover response to the knuckle-popping crackers Instead, it matched the sounds of bubbles popping within the joints. They concluded that the knuckle cracking sound comes from a partial collapse of the bubbles in the joints which contradicts a previous study from 2015 which suggests that the knuckle cracking sound comes from the formation of the bubbles. [Full Article...]

Co-founder of Postcard News arrested by CCB sleuths

Co-founder of Postcard News arrested by CCB sleuths However, Postcard News had published a report claiming that the monk was attacked by Muslims. Hegde was arrested following a complaint by Gafar Baig, a 48-year-old resident of Whitefield, while the police are also on the lookout for the portal's two news managers - Gaurav Pradhan and Deepak Shetty - who were also named in the complaint. [Full Article...]

Buhari Visits Lagos for Tinubu's Birthday Colloquium, Others

Buhari Visits Lagos for Tinubu's Birthday Colloquium, Others The minister spoke at the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium and his 66th birthday celebration held at the Eko Hotel, Lagos with the theme "Investing in People". I can see what the government is doing with so little. This has been demonstrated in practical terms. "Then what is the lesson to all Nigerians if we do not talk about it". [Full Article...]

SC judge questions probe against judge

SC judge questions probe against judge Justice Chelameswar , senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, has alleged interference of the executive in the domain of judiciary . The then Chief Justice of India T.S. "So much for our "independence and preeminence" as a distinct State organ". "Let us also not forget that the bonhomie between the judiciary and the government in any state sounds the death knell to democracy". [Full Article...]

Four arrested for enabling cheating in SSC exam

Four arrested for enabling cheating in SSC exam Two other persons Harpal and Anni, who are also the members of the same gang are absconding. The gang was running more than ten examination centres where candidates would cheat using the Team Viewer software. They were operating the racket since 2011, Yash said. They were allegedly using screen-sharing software to access computers used by the candidates to help them cheat, for which they cha... [Full Article...]

Passengers distressed at IGI Airport after automated baggage system fails

Passengers distressed at IGI Airport after automated baggage system fails Vistara airlines issued an official statement, notifying its customers about the inconvenience that they might face due to systems failure. Delhi Airport's revamped Terminal serves swanky new facilities for domestic passengers. A DIAL statement said that passengers were being reminded not to pack unsafe items in checked luggage to avoid inconvenience. It further reminded the passengers to n... [Full Article...]

Why Drug Overdoses Are on the Rise and Getting Worse in America

Why Drug Overdoses Are on the Rise and Getting Worse in America Nearly 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016, an increase of almost 22 percent from 2015 reports . Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. made the comments at a staff meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad convicted, Jagannath Mishra acquitted in Dumka treasury case

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad convicted, Jagannath Mishra acquitted in Dumka treasury case He had been referred to AIIMS for further treatment . "His sugar levels are a little bit high and he has some infection in the kidney", an AIIMS doctor said. Srivastav said. The Jharkhand High Court is to hear on April 6 his bail plea in connection with his conviction in the third fodder scam case- RC 68/96 case - pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.62 crore from Chaibasa Treasury du... [Full Article...]

Condos responds to potential inclusion of citizenship question on the 2020 census

Condos responds to potential inclusion of citizenship question on the 2020 census The Commerce Department, which oversees the Census, says it is including the question in part to provide the Justice Department with the information it needs to implement the Voting Rights Act. The states argue that the question will stop many immigrant and minorities from answering the survey truthfully, if it all, fearing they will soon have unchecked ICE agents pounding down their doors. [Full Article...]

Florida county commissioner defends calling Parkland students 'little monsters'

Florida county commissioner defends calling Parkland students 'little monsters' As David Hogg , one of the Parkland student activists said , "We don't do this as Republicans or Democrats, we do it as Americans". ABC7 reported that several high school students who've been personally affected by gun violence flew to Washington to join the national March For Our Lives rally. [Full Article...]

Has $3.65 Million Stake in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Has $3.65 Million Stake in Starbucks Co. (SBUX) Groesbeck Investment Management Corp, which manages about $250.00M and $142.41M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd Sponsor Com (NYSE:BABA) by 1,905 shares to 3,205 shares, valued at $553,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. [Full Article...]


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