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Banks, IT stocks lift equities; Sensex closes over 300 points (Second Lead)

Banks, IT stocks lift equities; Sensex closes over 300 points (Second Lead) As a result, the BSE Sensex closed 346.38 points, or 1.06 per cent, up at 33,106.82, while NSE Nifty index settled 96.70 points, or 0.96 per cent, up at 10,214.75. Shares of Infosys hit three-month high in Thursday's trade after a recent depreciation in the rupee and a comment by founder N R Narayana Murthy suggesting all is well in the company. [Full Article...]

Two Dead After Being Infected With Legionnaires' Disease, Illness Linked to Disneyland

Two Dead After Being Infected With Legionnaires' Disease, Illness Linked to Disneyland An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Anaheim, California is being linked to Disneyland. Also, 13 out of the 15 patients were hospitalized and two, who had additional health issues, died. There have been a total of 15 cases reported following visits to the theme park. Health officials are investigating possible causes of the outbreak. [Full Article...]

Quant Signals Under Scrutiny For Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CRZO)

Quant Signals Under Scrutiny For Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CRZO) The value of the position overall is up by 20.4%. The total value of its holdings increased 3.5%. Value is another helpful tool in determining if a company is undervalued or not. (NASDAQ:CRZO) by 0.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The short-interest ratio increased to 5.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.23% as of October 13. [Full Article...]

Maiduguri: Multiple Bomb Attacks Kill 18

Maiduguri: Multiple Bomb Attacks Kill 18 The first explosion went off at a prayer ground, he said. The bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb. Police patrol /EOD teams promptly mobilised to the scene to sanitise and render the area safe. Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris, reporting from the Nigerian city of Lagos, said although Boko Haram did not claim responsibility, "it looked like a coordinated attack by the armed group". [Full Article...]

Oppenheimerfunds, Inc. Modifies Its Holdings in Carnival Corp (CCL) Stock

Oppenheimerfunds, Inc. Modifies Its Holdings in Carnival Corp (CCL) Stock About 212,145 shares traded. McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR) has risen 47.07% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The stock of Raymond James Financial, Inc. Among 6 analysts covering YY Inc ( NASDAQ:YY ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. [Full Article...]

Philippine GDP Growth Improves In Q3

Philippine GDP Growth Improves In Q3 Malacañang was exultant over reports that the country's gross domestic product ( GDP ) went up to 6.9 percent for the third quarter of 2017. Economic managers expect an annual growth of between 6.5 and 7.5 percent for the Philippine economy this year from 6.9 percent recorded last year. [Full Article...]

Fire Alarm System At Block Of Flats Work 'As Expected' - NIFRS

Fire Alarm System At Block Of Flats Work 'As Expected' - NIFRS Around 300 tower block residents were evacuated from the high rise building and watched the blaze from the street. He continued: "That is the correct configuration because only when smoke enters another flat should other residents be evacuated". [Full Article...]

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Reports Insider AHOLA AARON's sold Of 2893 Shares

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Reports Insider AHOLA AARON's sold Of 2893 Shares Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. North Star Asset Management Inc. now owns 182,013 shares of the technology infrastructure company's stock valued at $10,180,000 after buying an additional 17,131 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

New guidelines change high blood pressure thresholds

New guidelines change high blood pressure thresholds Whelton. The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology re-formulated their criteria for what is considered high blood pressure. This new ceiling for normal blood pressure also means that the category of "prehypertension" is eliminated. "The call to action for patients as a result of this study is to do everything they can to control their blood pressure on a regular bas... [Full Article...]

Maradona offers to return as Argentina boss in response to Nigeria loss

Maradona offers to return as Argentina boss in response to Nigeria loss The Albiceleste were beaten 4-2 by Nigeria in an global friendly on Tuesday night, a game in which Jorge Sampaoli and his men were without Messi, who the manager chose to rest. He was also in action when Argentina came from a goal down to beat Nigeria 2-1 in the group stage of the US 1994 World Cup, having a hand in two of the goals scored by Claudio Caniggia. [Full Article...]

After fires, consumers warned to stop using LazyZ Board hoverboards

After fires, consumers warned to stop using LazyZ Board hoverboards CPSC has also received at least 13 reports of people burned by hoverboards, 3 smoke inhalation injuries, and over $4 million in property damage associated with fires started by the devices. First the warning: Investigators say a LayZ Board self-balancing scooter started a fire last month that destroyed or damaged four townhomes in Pennsylvania. [Full Article...]

New Digital Pill Will Track Patient Prescription Use

New Digital Pill Will Track Patient Prescription Use Ensuring that a patient is actually taking their meds has, up to now, relied on the word of the patient, but the honor system is about to go the way of the dodo thanks to a new "digital pill" technology that can actually track whether or not you're sticking to the doctor's orders. [Full Article...]

Nicki Minaj Wants to 'Break the Internet' with Explicit Magazine Cover

Nicki Minaj Wants to 'Break the Internet' with Explicit Magazine Cover The issue hits stands on November 28, but the "Minaj à Trois" cover, which captures three of Minaj's many different sides all, um, interacting with each other, was released early and immediately turned social media upside down. "Internet=Broken", one of Nicki's 84.1 million followers commented , as another added, "A million times better than Kim's". According to Paper magazine , that number wo... [Full Article...]

Scotland set to lead world by setting minimum alcohol price

Scotland set to lead world by setting minimum alcohol price But Scotland will be the first nation to introduce minimum unit pricing. The legal arguments aside, the premise for Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) is flawed - based as it is on an untested forecast model that believes that the heaviest drinkers are very sensitive to price increases. [Full Article...]

Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India

Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India Some of the more prosperous states like Goa, Tamil Nadu and Kerala contribute the largest share of NCDs. To highlight this, the gap between the highest life expectancy in an Indian state and the lowest life expectancy now is 11 years, and the difference between the state with the highest infant mortality rate and lowest rate is 4 fold. [Full Article...]

NZ joining battle to raise awareness around use of antibiotics

NZ joining battle to raise awareness around use of antibiotics This, in turn, limits the arsenal of antibiotics that healthcare professionals are able to use to tackle disease effectively. "We are all responsible for preserving the effectiveness of the only effective antibiotics we have left, whether we prescribe, dispense, provide advice or need to take them", concludes Soko. [Full Article...]

IFFI jury chief Sujoy Ghosh resigns

IFFI jury chief Sujoy Ghosh resigns Ghosh confirmed the news to Indian Express but refused to comment further on the issue. 48th International Film Festival of India is already courting controversy even before it has begun. At that time, while MAMI sought exemption for the film, I and B ministry raised objection and said it "has been receiving several grievances against its title and is of the view that it may affect the law and... [Full Article...]

President Buhari lands in Ebonyi, Shuns Guard of Honour

President Buhari lands in Ebonyi, Shuns Guard of Honour This will make it the second time in a day, the president will be snubbing the official activities. He said, "If the President believes women should not rule over men, that it is northern believe not for all Nigerian". Led by the late army major Odumegwu Ojukwu, a bid in 1967 by the mainly Igbo eastern region to secede from Nigeria culminated in a 30-month civil war that ended in Nigeria's favor... [Full Article...]

FDA Warns About 'Deadly Risks' Of Taking Kratom For Opioid Addiction

Kratom is far from the only risky ingredient that has shown up in supplements. But the DEA almost made kratom a Schedule 1 drug, the same as heroin and marijuana, last year, and the FDA is now trying to stop shipments of kratom from entering the USA while it works on increasing regulatory oversight. [Full Article...]

Coffee Lovers Are At Lower Risk of both Heart Failure and Stroke

Coffee Lovers Are At Lower Risk of both Heart Failure and Stroke Carsten Görg and David Kao, who both conducted this study, used machine learning alongside traditional data analysis techniques to uncover an inverse relationship between how much coffee we drink per week and how exposed we are to heart failure and stroke . [Full Article...]


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