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Delhi motorist mows down Punjabi student after tiff over public smoking

Delhi motorist mows down Punjabi student after tiff over public smoking

The accused, who was arrested on Monday itself but was released on bail, was again held on Wednesday after charges of intention of murder were framed against him, said the police. The auto and the bike after the accident. The incident took place on Sunday in south Delhi when Gurpreet Singh (21) and his friend Maninder Singh (22), both students of photography, went out at night to shoot a documentary on pavement dwellers.


Flint's contaminated water increased fetal death rates

Flint's contaminated water increased fetal death rates

Edwards already assessed that the D.C. lead crisis was 20 to 30 times more bad than the one in Flint. However, the birth and fertility rates did decrease in Flint compared with the other MI cities. The researchers called the effect on the fertility rate "horrifyingly large" and, essentially, a warning to the rest of the country. These children are more likely to have been premature, underweight, and are at risk for developmental delays and brain, kidney and nervous system issues.


Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement

Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement

The move came weeks after President Trump announced he was pulling the USA out of the Paris Climate Accord. The Climate Alliance includes: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York , North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.


BYU will now sell caffeinated beverages on campus

BYU will now sell caffeinated beverages on campus

Although a topic of controversy, LDS Church officials point out Church doctrine never mentions the use of caffeine. The university decided in the mid 1950s they would not sell caffeinated soft drinks and haven't since.until today. The faith's health code, known as the Word of Wisdom, specifically forbids coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol and "any other drinks or food containing harmful substances", according to the Church's official site , but whether the more ambiguous category includes ...


Appropriate action to tackle economic slowdown soon: Jaitley

Appropriate action to tackle economic slowdown soon: Jaitley

The government is concerned about the teething troubles with the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ), GDP numbers and the after-effects of the demonetisation that still continue to weigh on the economy. Claiming that corruption had become "a thing of the past" in the Union government, Mr. Jaitley said the same was happening in States as well. The slump in growth is in sharp contrast from a few quarters ago when India was the world's fastest growing major economy and was hailed as ...