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NEET: Centre files counter in Madras HC, seeks vacation of interim stay

NEET: Centre files counter in Madras HC, seeks vacation of interim stay

The CBSE today told the Gujarat High Court that it framed different set of question papers for this year's NEET for English and Gujarati language students fearing that regional language papers may get leaked. On Tuesday, calling for lifting of the May 24 stay order, CBSE said: "If the stay is not vacated, the future of 11.38 lakh candidates who appeared for the NEET would be jeopardised". Read More

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Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees In Harassment Probe

Fowler tweeted immediately after the release of the news, citing Uber insiders like Arianna Huffington and Hornsey who had said the company did not have systemic problems with sexism. The firing was reportedly announced in a company memo that did not specifically give names. Holder's findings are expected to be presented to a group of Uber's board members and a summary of the findings may be made public. Read More

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Study finds pregnancy seems safe for breast cancer survivors

It's important to consider the history here. "The researchers concluded: "(Bowel) cancer patients with a healthy body weight who engaged in physical activity, ate a diet high in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits and low in red/processed meats, and drank moderate alcohol had longer disease-free survival and overall survival than patients who did not engage in these behaviours". Read More

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Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame

In the last fatal attack, a policeman was shot and killed on Paris's prestigious Champs-Elysees avenue on April 20, three days before the first round of the presidential election. Update 4.14pm: Police said the officer used his weapon to shoot the attacker, who was then taken to hospital. Kellyn PotVin-Gorman, an American tourist visiting Paris from Colorado, tells The Associated Press she was at the front of the line to enter the cathedral when she saw panicked people running in every ... Read More

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Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

The winners are set to progress to the challenger final and whoever wins that takes on defending champions Team USA for the America's Cup itself. It got worse for Ainslie's crew soon after they returned to base, with confirmation that the damage to the boat was so serious that they would be unable to patch the craft up for their second race of the day against the New Zealanders. Read More

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Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

Prosecutors allege Carter , who was 17 at the time, texted and spoke to Roy on the phone, pressuring him to kill himself even after he seemed to hesitate. Not only did she push the mentally distraught teenager, prosecutors said, but she also gave him instructions on how to end his life. "Do you get to taunt a suicidal person standing at the edge of a building and scream "jump" at them?" Under cross-examination she acknowledged there was tension between her son and his father, from ... Read More

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Andrew Cuomo moves to protect Obamacare in NY

Andrew Cuomo moves to protect Obamacare in NY

The governor's actions, touted as the first of their kind in the nation, would mandate that health insurers provide policies regardless of pre-existing medical conditions, age or gender. Insurers must comply with the new regulations as a requirement of their license in NY. "Anything, any changes that are made that threaten to undo gains in insurance that have occurred since the Affordable Care Act . Read More

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Listen To Maharashtra Farmers Or Pay The Price: Shiv Sena Tells BJP

Listen To Maharashtra Farmers Or Pay The Price: Shiv Sena Tells BJP

The principal Opposition party, the BJP , has already chose to take up the farm loan waiver issue in a big way in the coming days, both inside and outside the legislature. The state government will announce the loan waiver at a suitable time, if the Centre responds positively, he said. Several other agitated leaders and activists alleged that the government was trying to divide and break the farmers agitation for political interests. Read More

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One jawan killed, 10 injured in Maoist ambush

One jawan killed, 10 injured in Maoist ambush

More than 300 rounds of ammunition were used in the exchange of gunfire that lasted for approximately an hour. While the Odisha Havildar and Sepoy Mahasangh demanded Rs 1 crore ex gratia for the family of the martyred SOG jawan and a job to his kin in 15 days, Tripathy said the compensation will be given as per amended package. Read More

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5-year-old boy shot in the Bronx

5-year-old boy shot in the Bronx

As the suspect was running, he continued to fire several rounds in his foe's direction - one of which struck the youngster in the head, cops said. The stunned father, realizing his son had been hit in the head by a stray bullet, rushed him to nearby St. Read More

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Cher attends ex-husband Gregg Allman's funeral

When band members were in Macon, they used to hang out in Rose Hill Cemetery, where they wrote songs, Alan Paul wrote in the book One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band . Lehman said Gregg spent his final night listening to tracks off his upcoming solo album Southern Blood . Along with his older brother, Duane, Allman formed The Allman Brothers Band in the late 1960s. Read More

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Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors

Kuwait is trying to mediate a diplomatic crisis in which Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich, travel-hub nation from the outside world, Qatar's foreign minister said early Tuesday. A spokesperson for FIFA said world football's governing body " is in regular contact" with the tournament's organising committee but declined to comment any further. Read More

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Trump keeps his promises scrapping climate deal

But, in a nod to concerns that U.S. global leadership has been damaged by the decision to quit the Paris deal, he urged partners "to keep it in perspective". The United States can, and will, meet its commitment under the Paris Agreement ". In the past, Trump has called climate change a hoax despite most of the world having acknowledged it for more than a decade. Read More

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Dufner roars back to win Memorial by three strokes

Dufner roars back to win Memorial by three strokes

Jason Dufner continued his assault on the weather-hit Memorial Tournament on Sunday, rebounding from a awful 77 to close with a four-under 68 and win the PGA Tour event by three strokes. He had birdied 12 for a share of the lead, then picked up two more on 15 and 17 to hold a two-shot advantage over Fowler heading down the last. He capped off his day by pulling his tee shot into the water and making another bogey. Read More

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Host TCU reaches regional final with 5-1 win over Virginia

Host TCU reaches regional final with 5-1 win over Virginia

Virginia's Adam Haseley (7) is congratulated after scoring in the fifth inning against Dallas Baptist in an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas . Casey (5-2) earned the win, while Alec Bettinger (Sr., Woodbridge, Va.) and Tommy Doyle (Jr., Vienna, Va.) shut out the Patriots over the final two innings. Read More

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23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

At the scene of the troubled barge was dispatched the Indian Coast Guard Ship ( ICGS) Amartya , which was on patrol in vicinity. The ICGS Amartya reached the position at 6.40 pm and after considering the weather conditions, an inflatable rubber boat called the Gemini was lowered at 6.48 pm, with diving officer and boarding team. Read More

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Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Ms Payne urged China to continue on this path, pointing out that the country is a key source of foreign investment, energy and export income for North Korea . In his speech to the Shangri-La Dialogue, Jim Mattis sought to balance his hopeful comments on China with sharp criticism of what he called China's disregard for global law by its "indisputable militarization". Read More

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Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

England's first match against Bangladesh has shown all the teams who is the man to watch out for. "Side strains are a big confidence thing, aren't they?" added Morgan. "We want to try to make this partnership peak at the right time". England hauled in Bangladesh's 305-6 by scoring 308-2 with 16 balls to spare in a brilliant start to the eighth championship. Read More

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1-year-old Ohio boy hospitalized after opioid overdose

1-year-old Ohio boy hospitalized after opioid overdose

The child was taken to Akron Children's Hospital, where a second dose of Narcan revived the baby, police said. When the police arrived at the house, the child's mother was there. The children will be turned over to Summit County Children's Services. The baby's brother told police he saw him playing with a baggie that had residue in it, which officials are now testing. Read More

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