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Odisha fire tragedy: Four hospital officials arrested

The Commissionerate Police also arrested ex-Executive Engineer Amulya Kumar Sahu (electrical maintenance), Fire Safety Officer Santosh Das and retired Junior Engineer Malay Kumar Sahu (electrical maintenance). The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has written to Dr. S.C. Jamir, the Governor of Odisha condoling the loss of lives due to a massive fire at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar , Odisha.


Trevor Bauer Leaves Game 3 with Finger Gushing Blood

Trevor Bauer Leaves Game 3 with Finger Gushing Blood

The Indians plan to start the rookie left-hander in the AL Championship Series, although it's not completely certain when. "I'm just going to go as long as they want me to", Merritt said, "When Terry comes out and takes the ball out of my hand that's when I'll be done".


US high school graduation rates at new high across all ethnicities

US high school graduation rates at new high across all ethnicities

Audio clip: Listen to audio clip . Experts say that a more uniform education system across states, thanks in part to more cohesive federal standards like Common Core and the creation of a consistent system for reporting graduation rates, has played a role in boosting numbers nationwide.



Trump attacks, Clinton lies low as last debate nears

Peter Kostruba, a Trump supporter who traveled to his Portsmouth rally from Barnet, Vermont, with his 10-year-old son, said he's not expecting riots to break out if Clinton wins, but he sees sharper divisions in the country. "Just last Friday, he handed me this election", the Clinton character says, before sliding into a victory dance. Pence's words were the latest attempt by Trump's surrogates to attempt to explain that some things the GOP presidential nominee has said and tweeted are not ...


Toymaker Hasbro reports 14.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue

Toymaker Hasbro reports 14.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue

Total revenue rose 14 percent to $1.68 billion, well above the $1.55 billion estimated by analysts. The No. 2 USA toymaker's shares rose about 3.4 percent to US$78.75 in premarket trading on Monday. The next quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.51 per common share is scheduled for November 15, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1.


Five Massachusetts Towns Get Perfect Scores on LGBTQ Equality

Five Massachusetts Towns Get Perfect Scores on LGBTQ Equality

The city posted a score of 89 out of a possible 100 points for its laws and policies for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer residents. Boston has scored a flawless 100 for the last five years and counting. It is one of only 60 cities of 508 ranked to earn that score; past year it was one of only 49. Griffin noted that Penfold and Kitchen spearheaded the City Council renaming 20 blocks of 900 South after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk earlier this year.