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Activists deface Hindi signboards at 40 Metro stations in Bengaluru

After the anti-Hindi Twitter campaign, #NammaMetroHindiBeda ('Our Metro, We don't want Hindi'), Hindi words on the signboards of two Metro stations - Chickpete and Majestic - were covered with paper and taped on July 3. DMK acting president MK Stalin threatened to begin an anti-Hindi agitation after milestones marked in Hindi were seen on Tamil Nadu highways. Opposing the usage of Hindi in railway announcements, KRV said that even railway announcers in the neighbouring states of Kerala and ...

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Congressional Health Care Plan

Similar scenarios are playing out across the country as state officials and insurers demand clarity on health care rules and funding, with deadlines fast approaching for the start of open enrollment this fall. The next deadline comes this week, when the Trump administration has to decide whether to keep paying what are known as cost-sharing subsidies. The Trump administration has threatened to stop making them.

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Kylo Ren's deadly new ship from The Last Jedi revealed

But we have already waited 2 years between Star Wars The Reveil of the Force and Star Wars The last Jedi (we do not count Rogue One who brought us back), so we deserve a small reward not? After The Last Jedi , writer and director Rian Johnson's future is uncertain - but he would love to return to the Star Wars franchise.

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Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain over time

Opting for a diet fizzy drink may seem like the healthier option, but artificial sweeteners used in the beverages may actually be making you gain weight. "Unfortunately, the quality of evidence that would support using sweeteners is not really strong", said Susan Swithers, a professor in the department of psychological studies at Purdue University, who has conducted such artificial sweetener studies.

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Asia Stocks Maintain Gains as BOJ Keeps Rate Ahead of ECB Policy

Central bankers also chose to maintain the BoJ's ultra-loose monetary policy at a time when their counterparts in other major economies from the Americas to Europe consider tightening their belts. "However, they remained concerned over the inflation developments, suggesting that "The recent developments in the consumer price index (CPI, all items less fresh food) have been relatively weak, excluding the effects of a rise in energy prices, mainly against the background that firms" wage- and ...

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Groundbreaking therapy 'reverses brain damage' in toddler who drowned in swimming pool

Eden's recovery is considered to be the first incidence of doctors managing a near reversal of serious brain damage using oxygen therapy. The statement from LSU Health follows below. Her cognitive abilities had improved and motor function was nearly restored to pre-drowning levels. After ten sessions her mother reported that her daughter was "near normal", except for her motor functions, and so physical therapy was introduced alongside the hyperbaric sessions.

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Texas company issues recall after Viagra-like ingredient discovered in its coffee

The substance is similar to sildenafil, an ingredient found in Viagra, a commonly prescribed medication men take to treat erectile dysfunction disorder. No illness has been reported to date. Consumers that have New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee which is being recalled should stop using/discard/ and contact their doctor.

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Why are dogs such doting companions? It's in their genes

Similar mutations are found in humans and are known to eliminate a fear of strangers. "We haven't found a 'social gene, ' but rather an important [genetic] component that shapes animal personality and assisted the process of domesticating a wild wolf into a tame dog", said a statement by co-author Bridgett vonHoldt , an assistant professor in ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University.

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Deaths linked to HIV/AIDS drop by half

Exceptions within these regions show that "when concerted efforts are made, results happen", the report said, noting that in Algeria has increased HIV treatment access to 76 per cent in 2016 from 24 per cent in 2010, Morocco to 48 per cent in 2016 from 16 per cent in 2010 and Belarus to 45 per cent from 29 per cent.

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ADB Lifts Developing Asia's Growth Outlook

Based on its updated Asian Development Outlook released yesterday, the Manila-based ADB is projecting that the country's economy, as measured by its gross domestic product (GDP ), would grow by 6.5 percent this year from 6.4 percent and 6.7 percent in 2018 from 6.6 percent.

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Kerala Vigilance orders probe into graft charge involving BJP man

The party's core committee and state committee meetings, scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Alappuzha, might act against those responsible for leaking the probe report to the media. Sivaraman, a resident of Neyyattinkara, though frequented the party office, held no charges in the organization, BJP said. The committee is said to have even examined the middleman who took the money from party leader Vinod.

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Two missing Burundi teens reportedly seen crossing into Canada

Reports say two of the teenagers have since crossed into Canada but this has not been confirmed by the police. Chat with FDA Chief Information Officer Todd Simpson on July 25, at 1:30 p.m. It added that FIRST Global had provided safe transport to housing at Trinity Washington University after each day's competition. The team's slogan in Kirundi - the country's official language, along with French - is "Ugushaka Nugushobora, " meaning "where there is willing, [there] is also the ability".

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US, European Law Enforcement Take Down AlphaBay Dark Web Market

AlphaBay's founder, Alexander Cazes, was arrested in Thailand, and US officials successfully negotiated his extradition to the U.S.in early July. In shutting down two of the three largest criminal marketplaces on the Dark Web , a major element of the infrastructure of the underground criminal economy has been taken offline, Europol said today.

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Chipotle Shares Plunge Following Norovirus Report

Chipotle plans to reopen the restaurant after a "complete sanitization". Chipotle noted that norovirus , which can cause nausea and diarrhea, does not come from its food supply and said it is safe to eat at its restaurants. Chipotle hired Marsden to oversee its food-safety efforts in 2016. The chain did issue a news release today on a music innovation it is introducing related to its food ingredients, but made no mention of events at the Virginia location.

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Mickey Mouse helps parents tell foster children they are being adopted

The Gilmours were foster parents for three years and had been working through the adoption process. Gilmour said she and her husband Tom made a decision to do their adoption reveal during a planned trip to the Star Wars Convention in Orlando.

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New Hampshire Weed Possession Decriminalized

Soon to be a civil violation as opposed to a misdemeanor offense, the change to New Hampshire's marijuana law is scheduled to take effect in approximately 60 days . "The governor deserves credit for his steadfast support of this commonsense reform", said Matt Simon, the Manchester-based New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

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Jim Henson's daughter says recasting of 'bitter, angry, depressed

As Cheryl sees it, " Steve's performance of Kermit has strayed far away from my father's good hearted, compassionate leader of the Muppets ". Nine months after it was announced that the role of Kermit the Frog's voice would be recast, it has now emerged that former long-running voice actor Steve Whitmire was dismissed for "unacceptable business conduct", according to the Muppets Studio.

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Simple lifestyle changes could drastically reduce your risk of dementia

Doug Brown, Director of Research at Alzheimer's Society , said: "The revelation that over a third of dementia cases worldwide are, in theory, entirely preventable is cause for celebration". Combined, these factors add up to a 20 percent risk reduction. Latest estimates from the Alzheimer's Association International show about 47 million people live with dementia globally and the cost of the brain-wasting diseases already hundreds of billions of dollars a year.

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What Do Analysts Say About Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY)

The company now has an average volume of 6.95 Million. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.09 on a per share basis this quarter. The business had revenue of $532 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $511.41 million.

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IndiGo Lifts Ban on TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy With Immediate Effect

Former minister and MP JC Diwakar Reddy was banned by airlines for his unruly behaviour when he reportedly broke office equipment on June 15 and abused IndiGo staff at Visakhapatnam airport when they refused to let him board the flight to Hyderabad as he turned up late.

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Kannada actress Sanjjanaa Galrani's NUDE video from Dandupalya 2 LEAKED!

She told DH that the controversial scene, from the Kannada film Dandupalya 2 , had computer-generated shots, which she described as 'obscene'. Questions were raised if this was yet another publicity stunt. She had accused the makers of Dandupalya 2 of giving Pooja Gandhi too much attention and ignoring her altogether. The movie released last Friday in some parts of India.

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Sensex surges 174 pts in early trade on corporate earnings

Market breadth was in the favour of advancers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined. "Equity benchmarks continued to trade higher in the morning, with the Sensex rising over 100 points, backed by ITC, Reliance Industries and HDFC Bank".

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New DPD Deputy Chief Driven By Personal Tragedy To Fight Crime

Renee Hall, Los Angeles First Assistant Chief Michel Moore and Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds, of Montgomery County, MD. Faith Johnson, who leads the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, called Hall's appointment "exciting". She's also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. In 2015, Hall was featured in an interview segment on the Detroit Police Department Facebook page.

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Single-Tablet Hepatitis C Virus Regimen Approved as Salvage Therapy

The drugs inhibit the protein NS5A. The approval is believed to be the first for voxilaprevir anywhere in the world. The approval is based on data from the Phase 3 POLARIS-1 and POLARIS-4 studies, which evaluated 12 weeks of Vosevi in direct-acting antiviral-experienced chronic HCV-infected patients without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis.

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Sessions' Directive Lets US Police Seize Property of People for Profit

The policy allows police to justify seizures with federal law, even in states or municipalities where asset forfeiture laws are more restrictive. "Even more importantly, it helps return property to the victims of crime". On The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on Wednesday night, John Heilemann said that President Trump is "sending a pretty clear signal that what he wants is for Jeff Sessions to resign".

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Open Championship: 5 global sleepers could steal the Claret Jug

England's Justin Rose, who beat Stenson to the gold medal at Rio 2016, will be another challenger on a course located in the English seaside town on the where he placed fourth as a 17-year-old amateur in 1998. In '14 and '15 when he skipped the Scottish he finished in the middle of the pack at The Open. "I think for me it's crucial, both to play the week before the major is ideal for me, and also playing links because you just get in kind of that mindset of where you're going to land the ...

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Malala slams China over death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

She said she is studying in eastern Germany and landed in Hong Kong just before the memorial. Hundreds turned out in Hong Kong on Wednesday night to pay their respects to late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo , the pro-democracy Chinese dissident whose death in custody shocked the world.

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No-one will dominate again like Tiger says Spieth

What stands out is St. Andrews in 2015, when the 23-year-old Texan was going for the third leg of the Grand Slam and missed the playoff by one shot. But McIlroy would love his army of fans to stick by him - and clean out the bookies in the process.

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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (NYSE:GSBD) to Sell

Sky Investment Group LLC's holdings in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of GS. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (The)'s revenue for the quarter was down.6% compared to the same quarter past year.

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US Housing Starts Jump 8.3% In June

Starts rose 6.3% in June for single-family construction and increased 13.3% from May for multifamily construction. The seasonally adjusted rate of new building permits rose to 1.254 million, up 7.4% from the upwardly revised May rate of 1.206 million and up 5.1% from the June 2016 rate of 1.193 million.

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Josh Rosen named to the Davey O'Brien Award watch list

In essence, the award is given to the top quarterback in the nation, which Rosen is no doubt one of. In 2016, Rosen averaged 319.2 passing yards per game, 8.3 yards per pass, had 10 touchdowns and a passer rating of 138.9. Though the Huskies may only be favored to win the Pac-12 North Division this year, Browning has the poise, accuracy and enough arm talent to put together a monster season for Washington football.

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Advani gets Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha

Mayawati added that Dalits , Muslims and other backward sections of the society are facing oppression in the Modi regime. She said she represents the Dalit community and if she can not raise the issues in the House , it's is pointless to continue as a member.

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United States ends all airline laptop bans

Under the U.S. rules, devices "larger than a smartphone" were not allowed in the cabins of flights from Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The ban was lifted because the airline met additional security requirements necessary. The US Department of Homeland Security issued directives to 180 carriers around the world flying into the United States to improve security procedures, especially in screening baggage and electronics.

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State Pension age increased by the Government

The state pension age for women is now being pushed back in line with men to 65 by November 2018 and 66 by 2020 - reaching 67 by 2028. Steven Cameron, pensions director at Aegon says: "A blanket increase in state pension age will be particularly concerning for those who through health concerns, job pressures or lack of employment opportunity simply can't keep working into their late 60s".

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Casey's Corner Offering Special for National Hot Dog Day- July 19

Share stories of your first hot dog, and all the memories you have around this delicious treat. Burger King: Participating BK locations are selling classic grilled hot dogs for 79 cents each throughout the entire month of July-which is National Hot Dog Month, of course.