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Fortis takeover saga: Board considers Munjal-Burman's joint offer

The board "made an overall decision based on certainty and liquidity after 15 hours of consultation and discussion", he said. At NSE, shares of the company fell 2.27 per cent to end at Rs 149.50. The consortium's offer comprised a significant and necessary immediate investment, a clear strategic plan to fundamentally transform Fortis , as well as synergies from a combination with Manipal, he added.

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Public Service Announcement: Ghana Health Service Issues Ebola Alert

The province of Equateur has an estimated population of 2.5 million people with 284 registered health facilities. "MSF has worked alongside the Congolese authorities in the past to care for patients suffering from Ebola and bring outbreaks under control".

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Overdose deaths were near record high in March

The figures for March are 58 per cent higher than February's total of 102 suspected deaths from illicit drugs and 24 per cent higher than the same month a year ago. Kamloops has seen 12 people die after overdosing so far this year, putting the city on pace for its highest total ever. The report shows there were 13 overdose deaths recorded, more than doubling the amount of six back in march 2017.

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National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Each of the schools has a teen center run by behavioral experts from AtlantiCare that is open to students for help and guidance on mental health issues like anxiety, stress, bullying, depression and other situations both at school and home.

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PH Supreme Court ousts chief justice

Complainants Eligio Mallari and Dante Jimenez of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) filed the first the impeachment complaint against of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the House of Representatives. Solicitor General Jose Calida filed a quo warranto petition against Sereno before the Supreme Court. Sereno, who went on an "indefinite leave" beginning on March 1, 2018 , has insisted the only way she can be removed from office is through impeachment as provided for by the ...

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Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals

This series has everything. Hill and the Cavaliers held Toronto's dynamic backcourt, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, to just 18 points combined on seven-of-18 shooting from the floor in the elimination game. There are scorers such as Eric Gordon and Gerald Green off the bench, plus an energy big in Nene behind Capela - who has grown by leaps and bounds as the season has progressed.

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Ireland's Eurovision dancers grab headlines as China censors performance

It is the first time in Eurovision history that a same-sex couple have been on stage during a main act performance, although there have been same-sex kisses on stage on occasion in the past. Ryan O'Shaughnessy will be representing Ireland at the final in Lisbon on Saturday with a song about the end of a relationship. Chinese broadcaster Mango TV has reportedly been barred from televising the Eurovision Song Contest .

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Trump Bans Popular Scottish Drink At Resort To Save Carpets

However, it has now emerged that Irn-Bru has been banned from Trump Turnberry after his staff insisted this was necessary to safeguard the carpets from stains. "The piecemeal ban on Scotland's other national drink, long avowed as the ultimate hangover cure, has caused inevitable outrage on social media, and will likely swell the protests already planned should Trump visit Scotland as part of his trip to the United Kingdom in July", The Guardian explained .

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WWE Smackdown live viewership drops to record low for 2018

First up: United States champion Jeff Hardy and The Miz , who put on a slobber-knocker of a show. The YES Man was pinned after a devastating Machka Kick from Rusev and the US Champion was defeated by a shock roll up immediately after hitting a Swanton Bomb.

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213kW Race-inspired Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR teased in sketches

To be called the Golf GTI TCR, the vehicle will be showcased as a near-production prototype, and will be production-ready by autumn 2018. The optional removal of the 250 km/h speed limiter means the vehicle should be able to notch 264 km/h at the top end.

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Army surgeon transplants ear 'grown' on Soldier's forearm

In 2016, while returning to Fort Bliss , Texas, after visiting family in MS, a tire blowout changed Burrage's life in an instant. "I was coming back from leave and we were around Odessa, Texas", Burrage said about the accident . "I was on the ground, I just looked up and (her cousin) was right there", Burrage said. The cartilage was shaped into an ear, and then inserted under the skin on the soldier's arm so that it will develop blood vessels.

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Barbara Windsor Diagnosed With Alzheimer's

Her husband Scott Mitchell told The Sun that Dame Barbara, now 80, had been given the news in April 2014. Scott said his wife knew that he was going public with the news of her ill health. Sometimes, denial is easier, isn't it? I was incredibly proud of her'. Mitchell said he had first noticed symptoms of the condition in 2009, just before Windsor left EastEnders for the first time when she began having difficulty learning her lines.

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Impending free agent Paul George undergoes knee surgery

George, who missed one game with knee soreness in December, is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks. George, 28, had a stellar initial season with Oklahoma City, recording an average of 21.9 points on 40 percent shooting from distance.

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Romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak infects two Saskatchewan residents

There have been 149 cases to date, including 17 with haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) - a severe complication of E. coli infection - and one death. In fact, the CDC recommends you don't eat romaine lettuce at all, unless you're sure of where it was grown.

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Arvind Kejriwal's nephew Vinay Bansal arrested on graft charge

Vinay Bansal, the son of Kejriwal's late brother-in-law Surender Bansal , was a partner in a firm which was involved in the alleged scam worth over Rs 6 crore. It was also alleged that the bills sent to the Public Works Department (PWD) for unfinished works were "false and fabricated". As per reports, the matter was highlighted a year ago after three FIRs were filed by the Delhi Police .

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Red tide causes nighttime surf to glow

The "red" part of the tide can be seen during the day, when the plankton rising toward the sunlight make the top of the water red. Tuesday was the second night of the bioluminescence. "Once in every five years is not much of an opportunity, so I figured I may as well try", said Bay. "I was thinking, this is So Cal's equivalent of a Northern Lights", Bay told KFMB.

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CDC Campaign Warning Of Tick Bites Trigger Social Media Frenzy

If not treated, Lyme disease can produce severe arthritis or cause neurological or cardiac problems. "Ticks can be the size of a poppy seed", the tweet reads. The study comes amid a new report from the CDC that finds ticks and flea bites tripled in the USA from 2004 to 2016. Some people think that the CDC intentionally chose this freaky imagery in order to grab people's attention and get across an important message about ticks.

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Washington nurse arrested for infecting patients with hepatitis C, police say

Weberg's attorney, Bryan Hershman, criticized Puyallup police for arresting his client last week, noting that Pierce County prosecutors released her from jail with no charges filed and no restrictions on her movements. "Apparently there is a very low level of a pathogen in my blood that can constitute Hepatitis C but not at the low levels that are found in my blood", said Weberg.

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Australian scientist offers last public thoughts before Swiss euthanasia

When asked whether he had chosen any music to listen to in his finally moments, he said he hadn't thought about it. But he said he would have preferred to die in Australia and previously voiced his resentment at the nation's laws, which prevented him from doing so.

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Nigeria takes measures to prevent Ebola outbreak

A team from the Ministry of Health, supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), visited the site on Saturday, May 5. It is contracted by contact with bodily fluids - touching a sick or dead person is a well-known source of infection. ABUJA-FOLLOWING the report of recent outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, directed the Federal Ministry of Health to step up surveillance at all entry ...

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Expelled rights official accuses Israel of trying to silence criticism

Israel had initially denied Shakir a work permit previous year, in a move criticized by the US. The interior ministry said Tuesday it had terminated the residency permit of Omar Shakir , a USA citizen, over accusations that he supports a boycott of Israel.

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Huddersfield cancel flight home and will celebrate Premier League survival on bus

The Blues pressed hard for a victor in a chaotic second half but simply could not find a way past a committed Huddersfield side who will be playing in the top flight again next season. Technically, Southampton , on 36 points, are still not safe but only if they lose so heavily at home by Manchester City and Swansea score enough against Stoke to effect a 10-goal swing can the Saints go down.

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Police parade 'space suit' scammers after NASA claims exposed

The complainant alleged that a few years ago, he came in contact with one person who told him about huge profits in dealing with Rice Puller, police said. Plastic space suits, "RP" copper plate, anti-radiation chemical stickers made by them to lure and convince their victims that they work for NASA were seized from them, police said.

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GSEB HSC Class 12 Science 2018 results declared, Girls outperform boys

The candidates can check with the help of stpe given below the Gujarat Board Class 12 or HSC Science stream results on the official website: gseb .org. The exams for Gujarat science stream were conducted between 12 and 22 March with 1.35 lakh students taking the exams. The Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET) is conducted for the admission courses in engineering and degree and diploma pharmacy courses for both medical and non-medical streams such as BTech, BE, MBBS, BDS and BPharma.

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Louisiana following through with warnings to 37000 Medicaid recipients

Republican lawmakers panned the letters as a premature move, creating unnecessary anxiety for Louisiana's most fragile residents, while budget and tax talks continue and the cuts are uncertain. It would also result in thousands of people getting laid off from nursing homes. Tucker, a Republican, runs CommCare Corp., which owns 12 nursing homes around the state.

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Europe to do all to keep Iran in nuclear deal, says Merkel

The nuclear deal is also known as the JCPOA, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action . Trump has now risked driving Iran to not just abandon the nuclear deal but perhaps the entire Non-Proliferation Treaty. The supreme leader reportedly declared , "The U.S. wishes to tell the Islamic Republic what to do, but the Iranians are an independent nation and Americans can not stand this".

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Asylum seekers don't get 'free ticket,' Goodale says

The government announced that Hussen will be travelling to Nigeria this month for discussions with officials, and said that three Canadian officials have already been sent to Lagos to work with American visa officials. She told the Star that such step will only encourage more people to migrate into the country. The Government of Canada will continue to enforce all Canadian laws, and to respect all Canada's worldwide obligations toward those who genuinely need our help and protection.

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USPSTF upgrades PSA test recommendation for prostate cancer screening

A new study finds there are ways to help people with dementia live a happier life. Though screening can sometimes lead to drastic, needless treatment, the panel says that can sometimes be avoided with close monitoring when cancer is detected.

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Ekiti guber: Fayemi reacts to emergence of Eleka as PDP's candidate

He charged them to note the pre- primary understanding that there will be no victor or loser but contestants all. Governor Ayodele Fayose had on September 6, 2017 endorsed his Deputy to succeed him, which generated a fierce battle between him and other contestants, who though he was tactically trying to preclude them from the race.

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Four more states report E. coli illness linked to Arizona-grown lettuce

One person died in California. Product from the Yuma growing region should no longer be on sale; however, individuals should check their refrigerators for romaine lettuce that may have been grown in the Yuma region. It may be that a more virulent strain of E. coli is to blame, she said, or that the lettuce was contaminated with many bacteria. Three people needed to be treated at the hospital.

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Does deal exit mean Trump is eyeing regime change in Iran?

Trump has said "any nation that helps Iran in its quest for nuclear weapons could also be strongly sanctioned by the United States". The backing from Gardner, R-Colo., comes amid outcry from European allies and former Obama administration officials, as well as uncertainty on whether USA allies would even work with the Trump administration on a new deal.

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UAE expresses surprise at Yemeni PM's Socotra comments

The UAE military's seizure of the seaport and airport on Socotra is an "unjustified" assault on Yemen's sovereignty, its exiled government said in a statement from Prime Minister Ahmed Bin Dagr's office. "The UAE affirmed the need of concentration in this stage on confronting the Houthi danger, rather than distracting the Arab Coalition's efforts by triggering unrealistic side tensions that only serve the Houthis and avail them opportunities to pursue their coup and hijack Yemen and its ...

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A potential new cure could treat balness 'in days'

But there's some fresh hope for countless people now, with English researchers stumbling across what could very well be a potential cure for baldness. But the researchers have found that the drug WAY-316606 has a dramatic effect when it comes in contact with hair follicles. Dr Nathan Hawkshaw , from the University of Manchester's Centre for Dermatology Research in the United Kingdom and the leader of the project said that the drug could make a difference to people who have hair loss .

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Illness From Tick Bites Rising, Symptoms, Prevention — CDC Report

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that mosquito-borne illnesses are on the increase in the country. Overall, illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites have tripled in the country between 2004 and 2016. There is no vaccine against Zika, and there's only one way to avoid the virus, said Dr. Nancy Khardori, chief of Infectious Diseases and professor of Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School .

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Mother, 2 kids killed in fiery crash on I-95

Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said 24-year-old Amber Stanley, her 4-year-old son Jack and 2-year-old daughter Autumn all died from burns after their vehicle hit a tree and caught fire after hitting the alligator. "I'm still kind of processing though". The auto slammed right into a tree and burst into flames. I mean, I understand this just happened. "I hugged them and I said I loved them and I'd see them in a week - and I was going to miss them", Stanley said, according ...