by | January 02, 2018 | 11:55

The Indian Medical Association ( IMA ) has called for a strike against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017 tabled by the government in the Lok Sabha on December 30, and awaits discussion in the Rajya Sabha. The bill is also aimed at bringing reforms in the medical education sector which has been under scrutiny for corruption and unethical practices. IMA has been strongly opposing the bill, saying it will "cripple" the functioning of medical professionals.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:16

Racial justice activist Erica Garner died Saturday at the age of 27, days after going into cardiac arrest and less than four years after her father was put in a choke hold and killed by police while repeating, "I can't breathe". "Her heart was bigger than the world", another tweet posted to her account read . Mr Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a slogan for activists.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:30

And for families looking for a memento from the New Year, a New Year's Eve-themed backdrop with stage lights on either side of it provides a way for people to take cool pictures to remember the night. "It was a lot of fun", Lojewski said. She said she was pleasantly surprised with the turnout. And, McGuinness added, it's a great chance for them to experience what New Year's Eve is like without having to stay up too late.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:24

In photos from the scene, the tail and at least one wing of the plane are generally intact. It said the plane had taken off nearby. A US State Department official said: "We confirm the deaths of multiple US citizens in an airplane crash in Costa Rica ".

by | January 01, 2018 | 03:37

A group of three militants hurled grenades and resorted to indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons on the sentry posted at main gate of 185 Battalion CRPF camp at Lethpora in Pulwama . Four CRPF personnel and two militants have been killed while three CRPF men have sustained injuries in Pulwama fidayeen attack on Sunday. "So, they struck last night", Vaid told reporters.

by | December 31, 2017 | 06:06

He has said that he is starting his own political party and will be launching it prior to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. His entry is being closely watched by the DMK camp, as any such new venture in Tamil Nadu politics could raise major challenges to M K Stalin and his dream to form the next government in the state.

by | December 31, 2017 | 06:07

Mega Millions says in the last 15 years, the first days of the new year seem to be lucky ones. The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $343 million after Friday's drawing yielded no jackpot winners. The jackpot was up to $306 million, among the game's all-time highest totals. Though at 1-in-88 quadrillion, the odds of winning both jackpots are not in anyone's favor.

by | December 31, 2017 | 05:41

According to Mike Pence gay is a choice, and he has said keeping gays from marrying is not discrimination but an enforcement of "God's idea". 'When they said: "We're not here to control your free speech rights", they came out with chili and began feeding them.

by | December 31, 2017 | 05:12

Liberia, a nation founded by freed American slaves, is seeing its first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years as Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize victor, steps down. Weah, 51, had garnered 61% of valid votes cast from 98.1% of votes tallied. "Pursuant to the authority vested in the commission by the constitution and the new electoral law of the Republic of Liberia and based on the result just read, I, acting on behalf of the Board of Commissioners, do hereby declare the presidential ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:33

Kumari and former ministers Dhani Ram Shandil and Mukesh Agnihotri got down from their vehicles outside the office and were stopped at the main gate by the constables on security duty. "Raising hand on anyone is against Congress culture". Kumari started arguing with the lady constable and in the video clip that went viral, she was seen slapping her first.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:25

It was unclear what militant group was behind the attack, and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. The attack, claimed by the Islamic State through its Amaq News Agency, struck the Tabayan center in a Shiite neighborhood, where hundreds of people had come to commemorate the December 1979 anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet troops.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:22

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 7pm Tuesday . This extreme cold may cause frost bite within 10 minutes if you have exposed skin! Northwest winds will kick around 15 miles per hour, with gusts up to 25 miles per hour. Temperature-wise, the weather service predicted Topeka would see a high of 6 degrees Sunday, a low of minus 9 Sunday night, a high of 9 on Monday and a low of minus 7 Monday night.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:19

Liberia , a nation founded by freed American slaves, is seeing its first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years as Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize victor, steps down. He will take office in January. The South African Football Association (SAFA) on Saturday congratulated Liberian president-elect, George Weah on his recent victory in the country's elections.

by | December 31, 2017 | 03:29

Browning put the Huskies on the board two plays later on a 1-yard keeper. Penn State ends the season 11-2 while Washington finishes the season 10-3. Dante Pettis crossed midfield with the opportunity to go out of bounds and regroup for a Hail Mary, but his lateral attempt back toward the middle of the field was intercepted by Penn State's Brandon Smith .

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:07

Farmers have blamed the hikes on higher prices for imported feed. The editor-in-chief of the reformist news network Nazar, Payam Parhiz, wrote on Twitter that it was not clear what person or group organised the protest in Mashhad. Several provinces this week reported the price of eggs had risen by up to 50 percent, according to the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency. Some protesters have also criticized Iran's support of Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's civil war, in ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:05

Either way, a cold rain will be likely for those who do get wet through Sunday afternoon as temperatures start to rise, but coverage of rain around 30 percent means not everyone will be dealing with precip on the last day of the year. There is a chance for snow showers throughout the first part of Saturday . Extreme cold warning has ended but it's still bitter cold outside. Winds out of the southwest that morning will lead to daytime highs close to 30°, but another round of arctic air ...

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:05

According to Passan, the deal is worth $52 million over three years . Davis won a World Series ring with the Royals in 2015 and helped the Cubs to another World Series appearance a year ago. The Rockies are bringing back lefty Jake McGee (3 years , $27 million), and signed former Cleveland Indians right-hand set-up man Bryan Shaw (3 years , $27 million) earlier this month.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:15

The ISIS group's affiliate in Egypt has killed dozens of Christians in church bombings and shootings over the past year, and has threatened further attacks against the minority. Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christians are frequently targeted in Egypt. Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators attack an unlicensed church south of Cairo wounding three people.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:11

Officials say Wells was either pushed or fell down the stairs. The officers were called on a report that Wells was "scared" and her husband was "acting amusing", but may never have left their vehicle, according to the New York Post . Wells' daughter was not hurt, but it's unclear how long Wells' body was inside the house with the child. After a brief search, Barry Wells has reportedly been arrested.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:11

A neighboring news agency, Afghan Voice, was also hit, prompting fears about the safety of media organizations and journalists in the country ravaged by militants. Later, Wahidullah Majrooh, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, said that 35 bodies and 20 wounded people had been taken to a hospital so far. "There were two explosions".