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News Daily: Trump comments defended and Burkina Faso attack

News Daily: Trump comments defended and Burkina Faso attack

The White House has issued a statement clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump as he faces sustained criticism for not explicitly condemning the far-right organisers of Saturday’s violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a woman was killed. Several Republican senators have urged the president to “call evil by its name” and the US national security [...]

August 14, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on News Daily: Trump comments defended and Burkina Faso attack

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

This year, Delhi University will reserve seats for undergraduate studies in its affiliating colleges for acid attacks survivors and students with thalassemia and dwarfism. The move comes after the university adopted the revised Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The law gives not less than 5% reservation to students with disabilities taking admissions in [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from the vocal chords to the lungs. Besides meddling with your breathing, those suffering from acute [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has described the president’s attacks on the judiciary as “demoralising” and “disheartening”. Neil Gorsuch’s comments were made to a Democratic senator and confirmed by his spokesman. The president called a judge who halted his controversial travel ban a “so-called judge”, and said any terror attacks on US soil [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Chicago police hold four over live-streamed attack

Chicago police hold four over live-streamed attack

Four people have been arrested in the US city of Chicago over a video live-streamed on Facebook, in which a bound and gagged man was assaulted. The man being assaulted has special needs, police say. His assailants can be heard making derogatory statements against white people and President-elect Donald Trump. In one part of the [...]

January 5, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Chicago police hold four over live-streamed attack

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said. ‘The lower your education, the more likely you are to have a heart attack or a stroke – that’s the disturbing but clear finding,’ said lead researcher Rosemary [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Low education may double the risk of heart attack in people

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, a new study has warned. Researchers from Sax Institute in Australia investigated the links between education and cardiovascular disease events – such as a heart attack or stroke – by [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Lower level of education may double heart attack risk: Study

Afghanistan: Fatal attack on German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif

Afghanistan: Fatal attack on German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif

A suicide bomber has rammed a truck into a German consulate in Afghanistan, killing at least six civilians and wounding 120, officials said. Gunman attacked the building after the blast, in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, battling with German and Afghan forces. The Taliban said it carried out the attack in retaliation for air strikes last [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Afghanistan: Fatal attack on German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif

Tesco Bank attack: What do we know?

Tesco Bank attack: What do we know?

Supermarket giant Tesco has suspended some parts of its online banking system after it detected attempts to steal cash from customers’ accounts. It said it spotted “suspicious transactions” on 40,000 accounts over the weekend, with money reportedly taken from about half of them. Tesco has declined to elaborate on what happened, or say how much [...]

November 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Tesco Bank attack: What do we know?

61 killed as gunmen attack Quetta police training centre

61 killed as gunmen attack Quetta police training centre

Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday. The four-hour siege is one of the deadliest attacks on Pakistan’s security forces in recent years also wounded [...]

October 25, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on 61 killed as gunmen attack Quetta police training centre

Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Major internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack. The internet service company Dyn, which routes and manages internet traffic, said that it had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly after [...]

October 24, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Those behind Uri terror attack won’t go unpunished: Modi

Those behind Uri terror attack won’t go unpunished: Modi

Condemning the “cowardly” terror attack on an Army camp in Uri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured the nation that those behind the “despicable” strike won’t go unpunished. He saluted the soldiers who were martyred in the attack and said their service to the nation will always be remembered. “We strongly condemn the cowardly [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Those behind Uri terror attack won’t go unpunished: Modi