• India set to achieve 7.4% growth in 2017: ADB report
India set to achieve 7.4% growth in 2017: ADB report

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has slightly upgraded its Philippine economic growth forecasts for 2017-2018, citing higher public investment and rebound in exports as key drivers for the robust domestic economy. According to the report, South Asia will remain the fastest growing of all sub-regions in Asia and the Pacific, with growth on track to mee...

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  • Kerala BJP's internal probe finds graft in top rung
Kerala BJP's internal probe finds graft in top rung

The order for a detailed investigation was issued by the Vigilance Director over a complaint filed by Thiruvananthapuram Corporation Councillor Sukarno. The Congress in the state lashed out at the BJP and sought a CBI probe. Meanwhile in Thrissur, probe panel member A K Nazeer said Vinod had admitted to accepting money.

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  • For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs
For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

That's great. Less great is the fact that 47 percent of people living with HIV are not being treated-there's a huge access-slash-stigma problem for black men who have sex with men in the Deep South, for example. By 2020, states the plan, 90 percent of infected people must know their status, of whom 90 percent must be on treatment. According to ...

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  • African Robotics Team Goes Missing After FIRST Global Challenge
African Robotics Team Goes Missing After FIRST Global Challenge

Brown says the teens in Canada have been identified as 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi. According to FIRST Global, the organization sponsoring the competition held in Washington, Bindaba notified organizers after he could not locate the students Tuesday night, following the competition's closing ceremony.

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  • More West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes found in Salt Lake County
More West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes found in Salt Lake County

Clair County Health Department. Most people recover quickly, but about one percent of those infected with the virus develop severe neurological illnesses such as encephalitis or meningitis that can result in death. Drain standing water around your home, such as bird baths or pet dishes. Wear long sleeves and trousers after dusk . Flexible drain...

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  • New Study on Artificial Sweetener: Do they Help you Lose Weight
New Study on Artificial Sweetener: Do they Help you Lose Weight

Ryan Zarychanski . Once hailed as the "healthy" alternative to sugar laden fizzy drinks, diet substitutes were the drink of choice for the calorie-counters among us. "But what the evidence is suggesting is maybe there's more to the story than that", said lead author Meghan Azad, an assistant professor of pediatrics and child health at the Univer...

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  • Justice Department announces takedown of AlphaBay, the largest dark web market
Justice Department announces takedown of AlphaBay, the largest dark web market

It now turns out the operator, a Canadian named Alexandre Cazes, had been arrested as part of a larger operation to take down the dark web sites. "It meant the Dutch police could identify and disrupt the regular criminal activity on Hansa but then also sweep up all those new users displaced from AlphaBay who were looking for a new trading platform"...

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  • Chipotle Reopening Virginia Store Closed Over Possible Norovirus
Chipotle Reopening Virginia Store Closed Over Possible Norovirus

In following with the company's established protocols, the team it has in place is working diligently to ensure the safety of all its customers and its employees, including the voluntary closing of its restaurant in Sterling to conduct a full and complete sanitization.

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  • Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral
Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral

In the video posted to Courtney's Facebook page , the kiddos are seen playing a card game with Mickey then smiling for a photo. Just before the family left for Florida on their planned trip to the Magic Kingdom and Star Wars Convention, the couple said they got to know the exact adoption date and chose to surprise the children.

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  • Kermit actor fired for 'unacceptable' conduct: Studio
Kermit actor fired for 'unacceptable' conduct: Studio

The Muppets Studio is speaking out about the dismissal of Steve Whitmire , who voiced Kermit the Frog. Cheryl Henson went on to say that Whitmire's portrayal was no longer "funny or fun", and that re-casting the character was long overdue.

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  • Controversial preacher Naik's passport revoked
Controversial preacher Naik's passport revoked

The government has revoked the passport of fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik following a recommendation from the National Investigation Agency ( NIA ) which has already booked him under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his terror links.

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  • One in three cases of dementia preventable, nonmedical therapies ideal for dementia
One in three cases of dementia preventable, nonmedical therapies ideal for dementia

Dementia rates could be slashed by a third by taking steps to make lifestyle changes starting from early life, scientists have concluded. The Lancet Commission on Dementia was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.

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  • Institutional Investors Are Betting On Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:LSCC)
Institutional Investors Are Betting On Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:LSCC)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) has risen 39.45% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Aperio Group LLC now owns 65,056 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $888,000 after buying an additional 6,682 shares during the last quarter...

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  • IndiGo lifts flying ban imposed on Diwakar; Air India, Spicejet follow
IndiGo lifts flying ban imposed on Diwakar; Air India, Spicejet follow

He was then banned by Indigo and seven other airlines, including Air India. On Wednesday Indigo Budget passenger carrier said that it has chose to quash the ban on ferrying TDP MP J.C. Reddy. Reddy had allegedly gone on the rampage, pushing an airline staffer and lifting a printer from the table, after he was denied boarding by IndiGo for being l...

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  • Halo: Formula 1 to introduce controversial cockpit head-protection system in 2018
Halo: Formula 1 to introduce controversial cockpit head-protection system in 2018

The "halo" , which is fixed at three points including a central pillar in front of the driver that supports a protective loop above his head, was extensively tested last season with a mixed response. It's believed the majority voted against the introduction of the Halo, but the FIA chose to override them on safety grounds. "With the support of the ...

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  • Huge controversy after nude scene from Kannada film Dandupalya 2 leaked…
Huge controversy after nude scene from Kannada film Dandupalya 2 leaked…

This nude scene was not there in the theatrical version of the film because the Censor Board chose to chop it off, it surfaced on the internet and is widely shared through various social media platforms, though. The Kannada film is a sequel to 2012 movie " Dandupalya " and revolves around a criminal gang from Dandupalya , a place near Hoskote ...

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  • Nifty rebounds 72 points on earnings lift
Nifty rebounds 72 points on earnings lift

The Sensex after a gap up opening advanced to hit a high of 31,978.89, before settling at 31,955.35, a gain of 244.36 points, or 0.77 per cent. The BSE market breadth was bullish with 1,668 advances and 964 declines. On the currency front, the rupee strengthened by nine paise to 64.29 to a United States dollar from its previous close at 64.38...

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  • Conman Scams NBA Stars for Free Sneakers
Conman Scams NBA Stars for Free Sneakers

He contact Russell Westbrook , Carmelo Anthony and Paul George , among others, and even included a fake email from the "manager" of Lionel Messi in order to make the story sound more realistic. The pair was originally arrested in May for allegedly posing as Adele's manager, Jonathan Dickins. It also reportedly states Jackson succeeded in ge...

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  • Sessions Brings Back Adoptive Forfeiture With Some Tweaks
Sessions Brings Back Adoptive Forfeiture With Some Tweaks

Sessions was one of the earliest and most prominent political figures to endorse Trump's presidential run, but news media reports dating back to March have said the president has been angry with his attorney general since Sessions' decision to recuse himself.

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  • Spieth? Johnson? McIlroy? Fowler? Picks to win the 2017 Open Championship
Spieth? Johnson? McIlroy? Fowler? Picks to win the 2017 Open Championship

Speaking about the injury which 2014 Open champion McIlroy sustained during extensive equipment testing over the winter, Rose added: "I think sometimes when you're actually in the middle of the injury itself, it's not that frustrating because you have a process".

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