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Noted Malayalam Film-Maker IV Sasi Dead

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Sasi also directed Katrina Kaif in the 2006 Malayalam film Balram vs Tharadas. IV Sasi had worked with Mammotty in films like Thrishna and Mrugaya which were phenomenal hits and established Mammokka's stardom. The industry and I mourn a great technician. Sasi has also directed Rajinikanth (Kaali/Allauddinum Albutha Vilakkum) and Kamal Haasan (Guru / Eeta / Vrutham / Allauddinum Albutha Vilakkum). Read More »

Towie's Gemma Collins considers suing after on-stage tumble

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Despite later telling Nick Grimshaw that she was "okay", Collins has now confirmed that she has consulted a lawyer about the possibility of suing the BBC for the incident. It is a miracle I am living to tell the tale. When pushed to reveal whether her plans included her rumoured I'm a Celebrity comeback, Gemma teased: "I can neither confirm or deny". Read More »

Slain soldier's widow explains why Trump's call made her angry and sad

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According to Wilson, who is a family friend of the Johnsons, the president told Johnson, "He knew what he signed up for, but when it happens it hurts anyway". "The only way he remembered my husband's name because he told me he had my husband's report in front of him and that's when he actually said La David". Read More »

Lawmaker Suggests 'Quarantine' of People with HIV

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A Georgia state representative has asking an expert at a public hearing whether it would be "legally" possible to quarantine people with HIV to stop the virus from spreading. "It's very troubling to hear comments like that", said Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality , referring to Price's remarks. Georgia ranks fifth among states for new HIV diagnoses. Read More »

Ripples of joy over Pak. scribe's rescue

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As yet no statement has been issued by the recovered journalist or her family. "Alman Latif, Shahzadi's brother describe the incident to media with the agony that Helping an Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari has cost us dearly we have given so much of losses, His sister is missing and my younger brother Saddam hanged himself after losing hope to get reunited with her". Read More »

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in September, report says

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The area and state unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted because the labor department provides only that figure for metropolitan statistical areas in Kansas. Chase County has the lowest areawide unemployment rate at 2.2 percent while Coffey County has the highest at 5.2 percent. The Norfolk area unemployment rate is dropping, but it's not because more people are getting hired. Read More »

75% decrease in flying insects over 27 years

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These creatures are remarkable subjects of study due to what they represent to humanity. Of course, this represents a threat for us in many ways. They stressed the importance of adopting measures known to be beneficial for insects , including strips of flowers around farmland and minimising the effects of intensive agriculture. Read More »

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths

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Researchers, including those from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi and Icahn School of Medicine in the USA, pointed out that nearly 92 per cent pollution-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. "Our goal is to raise awareness of the importance of pollution and mobilise the political will needed to tackle it by providing the most in-depth estimates of pollution and health", Philip Landrigan, professor of environmental health at the Mount Sinai School of ... Read More »

The Chicago Bulls' Practice Didn't Go As Planned

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Mirotic suffered multiple broken bones in his face as well as a concussion on Tuesday. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported that Mirotic may miss a few weeks over the incident. Reporter Shams Charania described Portis' strike as "an alleged surprise punch"-in other words, a sucker punch". There's a lot of high expectations for Portis , the 22-year-old Little Rock, Ark. Read More »

Dentist Talwars to visit Dasna jail every fortnight to check inmates

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Lal, had earlier held Aarushi's parents, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar , guilty of conspiracy and murder of 14-year-old Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The Allahabad High Court had on Thursday cancelled the life sentence handed out to the Talwars by a lower court that had convicted them based on circumstantial evidence . Read More »

"Defence data stolen from firm using 'admin' and 'guest" as credentials

Mr Clarke said the information hacked on the new Navy ships included a diagram in which you could zoom in down to the captain's chair and see it was one metre away from the navigation chair. "Su Bin admitted to playing an important role in a conspiracy, originating in China, to illegally access sensitive military data, including data relating to military aircraft that are indispensable in keeping our military personnel safe", John P. Read More »

Political storm over report on junior Shah's business growth

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Why where these loans given through cooperative banks without a mortgage, without proper security. "I have repaid the loans by cheque on commercial rate of interest and within the time stipulated". Will you give direction to the CBI to probe the matter? It alleged the revenues of the company witnessed an "astonishing surge" in the financial year ended March 2015, when the firm received an unsecured loan of Rs 15.78 crore from a financial services firm owned by Rajesh Khandawala, the samdhi ... Read More »

Amaju Pinnick: "The Super Eagles need to keep calm against Zambia"

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The 4-0 win and 1-1 draw against Cameroon helped the Eagles to confirm their leadership of the group, but Rohr says they will change the formation that helped them in the games against Cameroon for obvious reasons. "It is nice that we have control of our destiny - a win takes us to Russian Federation". One of the Orlando Pirates strikers has been called up to the Zambian national team for their upcoming match in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Read More »

Walmart Buys Delivery Startup Company

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The deal, for which terms were not disclosed, gives Walmart access to Parcel's routing algorithms, fleet of leased vehicles, and employees, the retailer said in a blog post Tuesday. Recently, the retailer began testing "in-fridge delivery", a service that stocks a customer's refrigerator while he or she is away from home. So they see it as a big potential and they see the e-commerce piece and felt like they had to solve this problem. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: How you can help

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The mass shooting is considered the deadliest in USA history. Many who were donating their blood Monday said the shooting in Las Vegas that killed dozens and injured hundreds more prompted them to get out and give blood. Travelers are able to see all routes of Allegiant Air flights to and from Las Vegas on the company's website . Another way to help shooting victims nationwide is to donate blood regardless of whether you live near Las Vegas or not. Read More »

President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor

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The President's tweets drew a scorching response from the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, Representative Bennie Thompson, who called them "abhorrent", adding that it was "pathetic that the president has chose to attack - with the not so subtle veil of racism and sexism - those desperately begging for his help". Read More »

Estimated 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year globally

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For the first time , it includes sub-classifications within the unsafe abortion category as less safe or least safe. Abortions performed by trained providers through evidence-based approaches are safe, she said. The study called for less restrictive laws on abortions as this will go a long way in saving women's lives and also encourage women who have to perform the act seek the help of trained officers. Read More »

Nerve stimulation restores patient consciousness

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Sirigu is an author of a study released Monday by the journal Current Biology . "Brain plasticity and brain fix are still possible even when hope seems to have vanished", said corresponding author Angela Sirigu, from Institut des Sciences Cognitives Marc Jeannerod . Read More »

United Nations chief voices concern over 'potentially destabilizing effects' of Kurdish referendum

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That Israel, Iran's biggest foe in the region, has supported the independence vote, has played no small part in Tehran's calculus. Instead, regional president Massoud Barzani, is expected to use the result in secession negotiations. The zones disputed between the Kurds and the federal government in Baghdad are not part of the three provinces in northern Iraq that form the autonomous Kurdish area. Read More »

Nigeria lost to Ghana but our jollof rice is no1 - Leon Balogun

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The fans, on Monday in Abakaliki, said that several factors contributed to the team's loss and advised the NFF to address them instead of overhauling the team. "The players have been together for long and duly qualified for the CHAN competition. I'll thank the almighty God for bringing us this far and also congratulates our Coach and the playing body as well because without them, there wouldn't have been any team", he said. Read More »

Moeen 'just had a slog' in breathtaking century

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Ali started tentatively and his first boundary came after facing his first 15 balls. England leads the five-match series 1-0, winning the first game before the second was abandoned because of rain. "You try and hold your shape as long as you can and when it's there you have a good go and just keep going". With Ali leading the charge, England scored 123 runs in their last 10 overs after being sent into bat. Read More »

LeBron James slams Trump after Steph Curry tweet: 'U bum'

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According to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated , James' tweet has become one of his most popular. Separately, Trump drew a rebuke on Saturday from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the president on Friday night called for NFL owners to fire football players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Read More »

Bengaluru: Income tax officer's son found dead

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Ten days after the kidnapping of Sharath N., 19, the Jnana Bharathi police recovered his highly decomposed body from a quarry at Ajjenahalli, Ramanagaram, on Friday morning. Sharath was pursuing a Diploma course in automobile engineering at Acharya Institute of Engineering in the city. "The boy's mother called him many times but the calls went unanswered". Read More »

First human West Nile Virus death reported in IL for 2017

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IDPH reported four out five human cases don't involve any symptoms. Past year 155 people were infected, and six died. So far in 2017, there have been 37 human cases of West Nile in the state. In rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. Additional information about West Nile virus can be found on the IDPH website . Read More »

Man arrested, charged in unsolved 1992 murder case

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The mother of a woman abducted and murdered 25 years ago voiced gratitude as authorities announced an arrest in the case yesterday. A man has been charged with the 1992 killing of a middle school teacher's aide after testing confirmed that his DNA matched evidence found at the crime scene, authorities said Monday. Read More »

India Calls Rohingya a Security Threat in Deportation Bid

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Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, representing the Rohingya at the Supreme Court hearing, said the Indian constitution "provides equal rights and liberty to every person" including non-citizens. "We are very concerned about what is happening to the Rohingya people in Burma [Myanmar]". Where it is a humanitarian question, there the government has immediately stepped in and extended help to Bangladesh government in tackling that problem. Read More »

Teacher on Leave Over Reaction to Student's Pledge Protest

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It was Stone Chaney's first week at East Middle School in Farmington Hills when the September 7 incident occurred, but now his family says he might not be coming back because his rights were violated. "At Farmington Public Schools , we expect every child and adult in our district to be treated with dignity and respect", he said. 'I'm looking at my son as a hero. Read More »

Rising River Could Close I-75 in Florida, Complicate Evacuees' Return Home

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On Thursday, the Santa Fe River is expected to rise to 58 feet at O'Leno State Park and 25.5 feet at Three Rivers Estates, according to Columbia County spokeswoman Paula Vann. The flooding would also cause closures and extensive rerouting of traffic on US 27 , USA 41, S.R. 47 and possibly US 121 as the routes would be considered impassable. Read More »

Russian Federation begins large scale Zapad 2017 military exercise in Belarus

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Russian Federation has always been wary of NATO's expansion eastward - toward Russia's western borders. But Russia's covert annexation of Crimea in 2014, which was masked by military exercises, has changed perspectives. Western officials raise concerns Moscow may use drills as a "Trojan horse" to make incursions into Poland and Baltics . "Russia is the country that affects security in Europe right now with its actions - the annexation of the Crimea and continued battles in eastern ... Read More »

Hand in Hand telethon raises $14M for Harvey, Irma victims

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The organizers said they were inspired by television reports of volunteers who formed a human chain to help rescue one Houston victim from the flood. Officials estimate at least 70 people died from Hurricane Harvey and another 22 deaths were reported from Hurricane Irma; together, they've caused up to $290 billion in damage to Texas and Florida. Read More »

Kejriwal slams MCD, calls Ghazipur landfill collapse man-made disaster

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Due to the impact of the collapse, a Hyundai X-cent sedan, a motorcycle and a scooter fell into the canal and were pulled out later. Garbage landfill caves in at Ghazipur, Delhi. East Delhi MCD mayor Neema Bhagat has confirmed the incident and said at least three people have been killed in the incident. ANI also reported the police as saying that one body had been recovered from the canal, and further rescue operations are under way. Read More »

Sharjeel Khan banned for five years in PSL spot-fixing case

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A statement from PCB chairman Najam Sethi read: "The anti-corruption tribunal verdict against Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in the game of cricket". The other members of the tribunal were Tauqir Zia and Wasim Bari. Under the PCB code players can appeal rulings before an independent arbitrator within 14 days of the decision. Read More »

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Groton

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Checking doors and window screens for holes and gaps, wearing long trousers and long-sleeved shirts, and using mosquito repellent can help prevent against bites as well, they said. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says lab results show two probable cases of the virus, with one of those likely being contracted in New Tecumseth. Read More »

United States approves first gene therapy treatment

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This first use of CAR-T therapy is aimed at patients desperately ill with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which strikes more than 3,000 children and young adults in the U.S. About 3,100 patients 20 and younger are diagnosed with ALL each year, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. More than half were children and teens. Read More »

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from the Military

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After months of speculation, the White House is poised to brief the Pentagon on the protocol for banning trans military servicemembers and those who want to enlist reports The Wall Street Journal . This is a reversal of an Obama-era policy - which was still under final review - that would have allowed transgender people to serve openly in the military . Read More »

President Trump hints at NAFTA withdrawal, says Mexico will pay for wall

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Over the weekend, Donald Trump , who continues to insist that Americans pay for a giant wall along the U.S./Mexico border, said that the Mexican government will eventually "reimburse" us for the cost of the project. Trump said that he will visit the Springfield to gather support for his tax reforms and confidently stated that the Republicans will win the Senate. In 2005, Mexican troops marched across the USA and Mexico border to head to San Antonio for the first time since 1836, when the ... Read More »

Officials after levee breaches in Texas: 'Get out now!'

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A levee in Texas's Brazoria County has been breached, with local officials urging residents to "get out now" as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to hammer the Lone Star State. Sylvester said the Coast Guard was taking more than 1,000 calls per hour. Columbia Lakes is a neighborhood located in the southern portion of Brazoria County, where it is surrounded by the towns of Angleton, Lake Jackson and Brazoria. Read More »