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One more death, Japanese Encephalitis toll climbs to 42

Japanese Encephalitis today claimed another life, raising the toll to 42 in Odisha's Malkangiri even as the mosquito control drive was intensified in the tribal district as well as in neighbouring Koraput. The death toll due to Japanese ...
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Daryl Blundell provides tips on how companies can get off the ground.
Glenn Beck is worried about his old friend, Sarah Palin. The former Tea Party heroes haven’t been close since the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) back in 2011, reportedly bec
A Kentucky Republican lawmaker wants to suspend driving privileges for suspected drugged drivers before they’ve been convicted of any crime. State Sen. John Schickel (R-Union) plans to introduce
In 35 years, the U.S. economy has more than doubled, but new research shows close to zero growth for working-age adults in the bottom 50 percent of income.
Drawing on history, Walter Scheidel of Stanford argues in a coming book that only all-out war might fundamentally alter how resources are distributed.
Handy and Harman fine silver quotations in Canadian dollars: Tuesday $23.248 oz., $747.42 kg.; Monday $23.168 oz., $744.85 kg.
India and Israel today decided to enhance their cooperation in the field of science and technology, including establishment of a research and development fund with an investment of USD 20 million. A
Police today arrested the third accused wanted in the murder of Congolese national in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area in May this year, that had caused widespread outrage among the African nationals li
Joy Behar is deeply concerned about Donald Trump, not only because of his policies but because she doesn’t believe he’s mentally stable enough to serve as the Commander in Chief. On Tuesda
A three-year-old child was rescued and his kidnapper was arrested by the Kolkata Police. A senior police officer of the Force said three-year-old Shiva Gujarati, a street child, was kidnapped by an u
At least 100 people have been booked for "snatching and burying" the body of a 26-year-old woman, who allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself, at Sahar village here, police said today. The bod
President-elect Donald Trump suggested the U.S. government should cancel an order with Boeing for a new version of Air Force One, making the aircraft maker the latest company to come under scrutiny by
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Governor N N Vohra this evening and discussed the overall situation in the valley. "During the hour-long meeting at the Raj Bhavan today even
Losing weight is 80 per cent psychological and 20 per cent physical, well-known singer and music composer Adnan Sami said here today. Sami, who was heavily overweight some years ago, successfully she
In a shocking incident an 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father at Khoda area here, police said today. The police said the man has been arrested and girl sent for medical examination. S
A 24-year-old woman physiotherapist was found murdered at her house in suburban Vile Parle early this morning, with the autopsy report indicating she was sexually assaulted before the killing, police
The Romanian ad campaigns got a gold, three silvers and five bronzes at Eurobest 2016. The number adds up to the 14 shortlists gained by five projects, coming from agencies such as McCann Worldgroup R
Len McCluskey will step down next April as leader of Unite, but stand immediately for re-election.
Donald Trump says he wants to cancel the "out-of-control" order with Boeing for presidential planes.
LONDON - The London Stock Exchange index closed on Tuesday at 6,779.84, up 33.01 points.
Shares in financial spread betting firms plunge after the Financial Conduct Authority proposes stricter rules for the sector.
Residents of Roseville, Michigan are outraged over Roseville School Board Vice President Alfredo Francesconi’s racist posts on his personal Facebook page, Click on Detroit writes. According to t
Four members of a family including two nine-month-old babies were killed after the roof of their home in Choukri village under Haidernagar block in Palamau district collapsed today. The victims have
Air Vice Marshal O P Tiwari, Assistant Chief of Air Staff, called on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today and briefed him about the steps taken to recruit youths of the state into Indian Ai
Author of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Jeff Kinney considers J K Rowling the "best story-teller of our times" for whose works he had to break a self-imposed promise while writing his first book. "While wri
The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago will receive rainfall in the next two days due to a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal, which is likely to turn into a cyclonic storm, the MET department today
In a bid to speed up small value online transactions, the RBI today relaxed norms for additional factor of authentication (AFA) for payments up to Rs 2,000. Relaxing the norms for AFA requirement for
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "arrogance" is responsible for the continued deadlock in Parliament, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury today said. Yechury pointed out that though Parliament was
The Baltimore-based Transamerica insurance company plans to close offices and lay off about 800 people, including 35 in Baltimore. Transamerica announced that it will close offices in Los Angeles
Jharkhand Cabinet today condoled the death of Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, the Cabinet expressed condolence and the ministers observed a minute's
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda today alleged that the Congress-led Himachal Pradesh government was not serious about the development of the state. "The state government is not ser
Maryland's five casinos brought in nearly $92 million in state revenue in November, its 12th straight month of year-over-year rises, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Monday
Baltimore-based Zipline Ski will supply goggles and poles for the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team in a contract that extends through 2020 and includes the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang in South
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department has approved a proposed $156 million sale of F/A-18 Mid-Life Upgrade Program support, equipment and training to Finland.

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