Health Care

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol Security firm Digital Shadows said on Sunday that transactions totalling $32,000 had taken place through Bitcoin addresses used by the ransomware . "They're aware of this". Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard of the Royal College of General Practitioners said many Global Positioning System went into their practices on Sunday to reboot their computers and install updates. [Full Article...]

PRRD signs executive order on nationwide smoking ban

PRRD signs executive order on nationwide smoking ban It disallows minors to smoke, sell, or buy cigarettes or any other tobacco products. In October past year, Duterte said the nationwide executive order is patterned after the smoking ban that he imposed when he was mayor of Davao City, his home city in the southern Philippines. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey in India squad

Champions Trophy 2017: Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey in India squad Besides a consistent showing in first-class cricket this year, Karthik has been the second-highest scorer (361 runs ) for his IPL team Gujarat Lions. India's defence of the Champions Trophy begins against New Zealand at the Oval on May 28. Having played 23 Tests and 71 ODIs for India, Karthik pipped another glovesman Rishabh Pant, who was also a part of the reserves. [Full Article...]

What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

It urged all banks in the country to take precautions against the ransomware. The malware spread through phishing attacks, malicious emails and infected attachments, encrypting every file it can on a computer and then posting a landing page demanding a $300 ransom payment in Bitcoin in order for the files to be unlocked. [Full Article...]

SoftBank invests whopping $1.4bn in Paytm, now worth over $8bn

SoftBank invests whopping $1.4bn in Paytm, now worth over $8bn Softbank's investment comes as payments opportunity has got a further boost after government's push for digital transactions since demonetisation in November past year. Payments banks can accept deposits from individuals and small businesses up to Rs 1 lakh per account. The amount can be transferred to his/her bank account after the user provides the name of the account holder, account number and ... [Full Article...]

Fidget spinner safety: Doctor warns parents to monitor their child's usage

Fidget spinner safety: Doctor warns parents to monitor their child's usage Andrew Hartgill restores antiques for a living; his son asked him to make a fidget spinner and now he just can't get enough of them. Some teachers and principals are banning fidget spinners because they're a distraction in class. In the meantime, the Toy Association said not all fidget spinners are created equal, and that the safety of products sold outside a reputable retailer can not be verifi... [Full Article...]

Indian Army gets M777 howitzers 30 years after Bofors scandal

Indian Army gets M777 howitzers 30 years after Bofors scandal The purchase of Bofors guns from Swedish company triggered controversy after reports that the company paid kickbacks to top Indian politicians for the deal. The M777 ultra-light howitzers will be mostly will be deployed in high-altitude areas in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh, bordering China. Over the next year, another 23 guns will be delivered off the shelf and another 120 will be sent in a sem... [Full Article...]

Volvo To Start Assembling XC90s In India

The assembly plant is located near Bengaluru , and the first model to be assembled there will be Volvo's flagship SUV, the XC90. "The operations will be near Bengaluru where our first model XC90, a premium sports utility vehicle, will be assembled and rolled out this year to grow in the expanding premium auto segment", Volvo Cars Chief Executive Officer Hakan Samuelsson told reporters in Ben... [Full Article...]

Doctors warn, too much caffeine can be lethal for children

Richland (S.C) County Coroner Gary Watts said Davis Allen Cripe died from an irregular heartbeat that resulted in a "cardiac event". Cripe's untimely and highly unusual cause of death has sparked a bunch of breathless headlines warning that caffeine overdose is real and easier than ever to succumb to. [Full Article...]

One dies, 22 rescued after Goa bridge collapse

One dies, 22 rescued after Goa bridge collapse How many are submerged we do not know. In India, dozens of people are feared dead as a bridge over the Zuari river has collapsed in the western state of Goa. Nine divers had been rushed to Curchorem, a navy spokesperson said. The bridge was reportedly more than 60 years old and was banned from use. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over... [Full Article...]

Bicyclists across globe pedal in Ride of Silence for safety

Bicyclists across globe pedal in Ride of Silence for safety Zhu has had a few close calls herself and showed her battered blue helmet as proof. Lori Harrell, 55, of Windsor, and her riding buddy, Lisa Cooper, 47, from Plymouth drove in to ride in the Ride of Silence . for instructions. All bikes and their riders are welcome. "People are fallible. We're going to make mistakes". "It was started in 2004 in Texas, and this is our seventh or eighth year ... [Full Article...]

US works on climate interests relevant if Trump stays in UN pact

US works on climate interests relevant if Trump stays in UN pact Agreed by almost all world governments in December 2015, the Paris Agreement took effect less than a year later, in November 2016. Stop me if you've heard this one: The U.S. These connections should worry us immensely. According to Climate Analytics , a policy institute, 300 coal-fired power stations have to close in Europe by 2030 if the Paris goals are to be met. [Full Article...]

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

Mr Harish Salve's arguments were very good. India's External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj shared the news on Twitter . Stays execution order by Pakistan. Justice Ronny Abraham of the ICJ read out the much-awaited verdict and asserted that the case was indeed debatable, while also adding that the ICJ had prime facie jurisdiction in the case. [Full Article...]

14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar

14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar Consumer durables will come under the 28% tax bracket, down from the current 30-32% rate. The six categories to be discussed include bidis/cigarettes, footwear, gold, and agriculture implements. As the House began for the day after obituary reference to some departed ex-members of the assembly, the Finance minister moved The Odisha Goods and Service Tax Bill, 2017 and The Odisha Value Added Tax ... [Full Article...]

Lt. Gov. threatens to force special session if 'bathroom bill' doesn't pass

Lt. Gov. threatens to force special session if 'bathroom bill' doesn't pass The Texas measure, called Senate Bill 6 , passed the Republican-controlled Texas Senate on a party-line vote in March but has languished in the Republican-controlled House. "I'm optimistic that we will produce a reasonable and equitable compromise on the budget", he said. "The House wants to finish all of our work in the regular session, and we believe that this goal is well within reach", Stra... [Full Article...]

The romper for men is here

The romper for men is here As a Nigerian man, would you rock a romper (that comes with no hinderance with zipper)? Another major factor that many people seem to be focusing on is that it is hard for women to use the bathroom in rompers, so why put men through the same torture? Um... [Full Article...]

Michigan St to play Miami in home-and-home football series

Michigan St to play Miami in home-and-home football series The Spartans host Bowling Green, Western Michigan and Notre Dame this fall. But it's the Ohio State - Michigan one that really matters. Michigan State will face the Miami Hurricanes and Boise State in a pair of home-and-home football series. [Full Article...]

Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic

Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic The non-profit organization , based in the Netherlands, provides women with advice and abortion pills across 140 countries with restrictive abortion laws. He told The Associated Press , "We now have evidence that self-sourced medical abortion that's entirely outside the formal health care system can be safe and effective". [Full Article...]

Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn Notably, Trump's own White House requested the House and Senate investigations after he took to Twitter on a Saturday morning and accused Obama of tapping the phones in Trump Tower. The hearing was led by South Carolina's Republican Senator Lindsey Graham . "And the Russians use compromise material information in a variety of ways, sometimes overtly, sometimes subtly", she said. [Full Article...]

May promises boost to workers' rights

May promises boost to workers' rights Moreover, May said that if the nation votes for the Conservative Party it would also protect people with mental health problems. But Mrs May's attempt to pitch herself as the champion of "ordinary working people" comes as analysis suggests that low income working families face significant reductions in income as a result of planned cuts to benefits, according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies... [Full Article...]


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