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'We'll cut off her nose': Deepika Padukone threatened ahead of Padmavati release

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A petition has been filed by a lawyer in the Supreme Court against the upcoming Bollywood period drama Padmavati . Members of the Rajput Karni Sena in Rajasthan have this morning forced shut the entrance to the Chittorgarh Fort in the state's Chittorgarh district as they escalate their protests over director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati , scheduled for release on December 1. Read More »

Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season

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OSDH reports 63 hospitalizations associated with the flu since the season began in September. This surpassed the average 112 cases for the past three years. New Orleans - The Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in New Orleans this weekend. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Read More »

Venezuelan Oil Firm PDVSA Still on the Hook despite Russia's Financial Lifeline

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The country is seeking to restructure its foreign debts, estimated at around $150 billion, after it was hit hard by tumbling oil prices and American sanctions. NY time (2000 GMT) to discuss an auction that will eventually determine the amount paid out to buyers of CDS protection. Standard & Poor's said Venezuela is in "selective default" after it was unable to pay coupons for $200 million in global bonds that are due in 2019 and 2024. Read More »

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

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Russian Federation vetoed a US -sponsored Security Council resolution on October 24 that would have renewed the mandate of the experts from the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The attack on April 4 triggered global outrage as images of dying children were shown worldwide, prompting the United States to launch a missile strike on a Syrian air base a few days later. Read More »

Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular

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Pew said the public's "positive assessment" of PM Modi is buoyed by "growing contentment" with the Indian economy, more than eight-in-ten say economic conditions are "good", up 19 percentage points since immediately before the 2014 General Election. Read More »

Genetic Mutation in Amish Linked to Longer Life

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The mutation causes these 43 members of the community - out of a total of 177 - to have comparatively low levels of a protein called "plasminogen activator inhibitor-1". The diabetes drug, metformin, does this to some extent, but researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have begun human trials of a new drug that directly targets PAI-1. Read More »

American Cancer Society: Quitting smoking for even one day regains lost years

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Barbour says legislating smoke-free environments, like prohibiting it in restaurants an other public places, along with higher taxes, can encourage more people to quit. It's a drop-in event where smokers who want to quit can hear about resources, including free medications and even developing a plan to quit. Kicking the smoking habit can be hard, but the "Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program in the Wabash Valley are helping". Read More »

New blood pressure guidelines

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High blood pressure can often be managed effectively when patients work with their physician to create a treatment plan that focuses on healthy lifestyle changes such as exercising, eating a healthy diet, reducing salt intake, drinking alcohol in moderation, losing weight if overweight, and using anti-hypertensive medication when needed. Read More »

Microsoft cutting emissions by 75% by 2030

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The findings from the Global Carbon Project will be presented to the United Nations climate change conference going on now in Bonn , Germany. The figures outlined in the report point the finger at China as the main cause of the renewed growth in fossil fuel emissions, with a projected growth of 3.5% in 2017. Read More »

Padmavati controversy: Yogi Adityanath government urges I&B to postpone movie release date

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The film stars Padukone as Rani Padmavati , Shahid Kapoor as Maha Rawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji. The Principal Secretary Home said that it would be very hard for the state to provide security cover for the release of the film as forces would be deployed to ensure peaceful counting votes for local bodies polls and passing of Barawafat. Read More »

Digital Pill Tells Doc When You Take It

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The new development works by sending a message from the pill's sensor to a wearable patch , transmitting the information to a mobile application so patients can track the ingestion of the medication on their smart phone. It could also be used to monitor whether patients have taken an excessive amount of medication following operations and procedures. The drug ABILIFY MYCITE was developed by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co.Ltd and was approved by the FDA in 2002 in order to treat schizophrenia. Read More »

United Kingdom supreme court backs introduction of minimum pricing for alcoholic drinks

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Campaigners hailed the historic move after the Scotch Whisky Association tried to block the legislation. The judges, however, ruled the measure was a "proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim". However, its success, if passed by AMs, largely depended on a ruling from the Supreme Court. He said: "Our evidence review in 2016 found that minimum unit pricing targets the cheapest and strongest alcohol favoured by the young and heaviest drinkers, and is effective in reducing the ... Read More »

Tillerson says U.S. considers individual sanctions for Myanmar

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More than 200 in-depth interviews with Rohingya victims and witnesses of violence led the report's authors to conclude that Myanmar's security forces carried out an "unprecedented, widespread, and systematic" campaign of violence against Rohingya civilians since October 2016. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen airports, seaports

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The latest strikes came as a Houthi leader vowed retaliation against Saudi Arabia on Monday after the kingdom announced de-escalation measures in Yemen. "Millions of Yemenis depend on this airport for aid and we have hundreds of staff use it to move in and out of the country", he said. "There are many sources of supply to Yemen, even during the past week or so". Read More »

Trump's Health and Human Services Nominee Has Background in Big Pharma

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Price racked up roughly $1 million in private and government air travel in just seven months, according to Politico . "His previous leadership experience at HHS and his work at Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly will be an effective combination as we work to solve our nation's most significant healthcare challenges", said Young in a statement . Read More »

Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to advance to ATP Finals last four

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Both players held their serve for the remainder of the opening set until the former US Open champion secured a decisive break in the 12th game of the match to take the initiative. Ultimately, the more experienced Croat Cilic, who has a poor record in the end-of-season finals, proved just too erratic, mixing his 35 outright winners with 37 unforced errors. Read More »

Children shot an Northern California elementary school

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Authorities say the school has now been cleared and the children moved to a safe location. A six year-old child with two gunshot wounds was reportedly transported by helicopter to a hospital. KCRA reports officers are investigating at least five scenes in the school and the surrounding area. According to KRCR TV, a witness identified only as Tiffany, who operates the nearby Coffee Addiction Coffee Shop, said she heard about 90-100 shots fired. Read More »

IndiGo apologises to wheelchair-bound passenger for mishap at Lucknow airport

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The IndiGo flight was carrying passengers from the port city of Vishakapattanam to Hyderabad. The incident occurred at around 10 p.m. on Sunday when the wild boar ran into the flight path, hitting a rear wheel. The flight was supposed to land at Hyderabad at 11.15 pm, but finally took off only at 1 am on Monday morning. "We've raised the issue with INS Dega, which controls the airport", Visakhapatnam airport director G Prakash Reddy told The Times of India . Read More »

Anambra Poll: Address IPOB's threat, group tells Police

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Those behind this would be disappointed because we are very ready for the election". Their key message is that Anambrarians should boycott the election; threatening that whoever votes will die. "We hereby warn all commercial vehicle operators to please stay away from Anambra State starting from the evening of the 17th of November because any vehicle seen will be regarded as hostile and working to subvert the will of the people". Read More »

Skipper Mikel Obi warns Argentina Super Eagles now much improved

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The Eagles match against South American giants, Argentina in Tuesday's friendly at the Krasnodar Stadium in Russian Federation will kick of by 5:00 pm Nigerian time . Toyin Ibitoye, the Super Eagles media officer, who said this in an interview on Monday, noted that Amaju Pinnick, the NFF President, has raised the possibility of moving the Nation Cup qualifiers from March so that World Cup bound teams could use the window to flawless their preparations. Read More »

Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

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While pregnant women can also suffer from gestinational diabetes, when they produce too much blood sugar while carrying their unborn baby. What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? "There's no day off from having diabetes and there's not yet a cure, so if you live with the condition you know it's going to be with you day in, day out for the rest of your life". Read More »

Nagarjuna's 'Manam' film set gutted in fire at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad

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Four fire engines reached to the studio and diffused the fire but the set had already been burnt completely. Y Prabhakar Reddy has also said in the report that no casualities were reported in this incident. There was only physical damage to the sets. The studio was named after the veteran actor's wife - Annapurna Akkineni. For those who don't know, Annapurna Studios was founded by Akkineni Nageswara Rao, twenty two years ago. Read More »