• IAS officer drowns while saving female colleague in Delhi swimming pool
IAS officer drowns while saving female colleague in Delhi swimming pool

The police said Dahiya along with some friends from the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) had organised the poolside party at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) on Monday night. Dahiya (30) was selected in the Indian Administrative Services in 2016. Ishwar Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), said, "Pri...

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  • Tedros Adhanom becomes first African to head WHO
Tedros Adhanom becomes first African to head WHO

The former health minister and foreign minister received more than half the votes in the first round and then won a decisive second-round election, beating Britain's David Nabarro to the job. He noted that while the World Health Organization has never had a director-general from Africa, no one should elect him just because he's from Africa.

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  • Woman paralyzed, four others hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese
Woman paralyzed, four others hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese

An investigation is now ongoing to establish the cause nonetheless. Authorities have confirmed five other cases of botulism linked to the gas station and continue to investigate four other cases. State health officials have reportedly stripped the gas station of its permit to sell food and drinks. "We just don't understand why this happened over ...

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  • School bus flips in hit-run; 14 students taken to hospital
School bus flips in hit-run; 14 students taken to hospital

A light-colored sedan was trying to pass the oversize load that was carrying a mobile home when it hit the load and the escort vehicle before speeding off. All patients at Lancaster General Hospital have been released, Lines said. The bus driver and another driver were also taken to hospital. John Bowman, East Lampeter Police Chief, says that pol...

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  • Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer
Researchers create prosthetic ovary using gelatin and a 3D printer

Woodruff, a reproductive scientist at the Northwestern University in the United States said, "This research shows these bioprosthetic ovaries have long-term, durable function". "We're the first to develop software for transplants that have been 3-D printed", she said. In some cancer patients, the ovaries do not function at a high enough level...

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  • At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware in cyberattack
At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware in cyberattack

In the United Kingdom, hospitals were crippled by the cyberattack, which forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc., said the version with no kill switch was able to spread but it contained a flaw that wouldn't allow it to take over a computer and demand ransom to unlock...

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  • England's health service says hospitals hit by 'ransomware' attack
England's health service says hospitals hit by 'ransomware' attack

An NHS Digital spokesman said: "At this stage we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". In a security alert , the Spanish National Centre for Cryptology stated: "The ransomware, a version of WannaCry , infects a computer, encrypting all its files and, using a remote code execution vulnerability through the SMB (server me...

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  • Scioto Paint recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month
Scioto Paint recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month

Today, the Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center (SPVMHC) is a vibrant, full-service health care provider employing almost 200 highly trained credentialed staff members who utilize evidence based best practices in clinics in five counties: Highland, Ross, Fayette, Pickaway and Pike.

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  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI
India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

The tournament begins on June 1. In the wake of the ICC proposing a new financial model which reduces the BCCI's revenues from United States dollars 570 million to USD 293 million, the latter had deliberately missed the April 25 deadline for submission of the squad and that there were speculations that they might pull out of the tournament.

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  • Govt's policy on J&K a 'disaster', says Anand Sharma
Govt's policy on J&K a 'disaster', says Anand Sharma

The BJP state unit and the RSS have been questioning her ways of checking escalating violence in the Valley. Taking a dig at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, she said, "Pehle wale PM bhi Pak jana chahte, par zurrat nahi ki". Complimenting the people of Jammu for maintaining communal harmony and brotherhood despite "provocation", the chief ...

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  • Wellness and Prevention: May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Wellness and Prevention: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

CMHA encourages everyone to raise their voices and to be more vocal about depression and other mental health topics. Services include intensive short-term treatment through our crisis services and inpatient services, as well as a full array of supportive community services for persons with serious mental illness and substance use disorders.

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  • Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb

Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag, providing a nutrient-rich blood supply and a protective sac of amniotic fluid, researchers reported. That's not saying that a premature baby will not be as intelligent as a baby born later, but a 2016 study found that full...

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  • Starbucks Debuts The Unicorn Frappuccino
Starbucks Debuts The Unicorn Frappuccino

Pleasant and sour aren't two words that usually go together but, hey, neither does pink powder, mango syrup and blue drizzle . So, don't expect every store to know what secret menu drink you are ordering. Even if the tangy and sweet flavor isn't for you, it will be the ideal addition to your Instagram feed. It's called "sour blue drizzle "....

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  • Don't Give Kids Meds With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
Don't Give Kids Meds With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA

Nursing mothers who are taking codeine or tramadol can pass unsafe levels of opioids to their babies through breast milk. In a report published a year ago in the journal Pediatrics , members of the academy's committee on drugs wrote that although over-the-counter cough and cold medicines containing codeine were available in 28 states and Was...

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  • Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles
Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

Already a silver medalist and USA record-holder in the 10,000 meters, he ran the fastest marathon time ever for an American in the Summer Games: 2 hours, 10 minutes, 5 seconds. A tailwind of 13 miles per hour gave the runners a push at the start on Monday. "I want people to know it's back to normal", he said. Fellow Swiss Manuela Schar shatte...

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  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday
Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday

That day came exactly 70 years ago today. Over the following 12 seasons, eight of the National League MVP awards were won by black men. I was 6-years-old when Jackie Robinson made his last public appearance at the 1972 World Series with the Cincinnati Reds and the Oakland A's.

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  • IEA says global oil market now close to balance
IEA says global oil market now close to balance

The market remains torn between evidence of strong compliance by Opec members with the supply cuts they agreed at the end of previous year and a rebound in the U.S. "New data shows weaker-than-expected growth in a number of countries including Russia, India, several Middle Eastern countries, Korea and the United States, where demand has stalled in ...

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  • Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart
Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said two people in Florida reported eating some of the salad before the bat was found. Their risk of contracting rabies is low, but not zero, the CDC says. But "out of an abundance of caution", Fresh Express says in a statement , all Organic Marketside Spring Mix salads from that production lot are...

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  • Giraffe watch: Distracted April's rear end shows 'significant' b
Giraffe watch: Distracted April's rear end shows 'significant' b

On Sunday night, officials said the giraffe is not overdue and there are no concerns that she has yet to give birth. But we'll keep watching with you. "The fact that you're gonna get to witness the miracle of birth from an animal that you really don't get to see give birth - that's neat". For those who want to participate in the naming of the b...

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  • Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

From the start, clinicians have run into some parental and political roadblocks because the vaccine, which is recommended for preteens, protects against genital human papillomavirus - a virus transmitted through sexual contact. While great progress has been made in creating HPV vaccines, current approaches to prevent infection have limitations. T...

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