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In the Middle East and North Africa, and in eastern Europe and central Asia, AIDS-related deaths have risen by 48 per cent and 38 per cent respectively, it said, mostly due to HIV-positive patients not getting access to treatment. UNAIDS Country Director Mamadou al Sakhu said his organisation would fully support Punjab in its dedication regarding control of AIDS/HIV and also extend support in effective implementation of HIV legislation once passed.
  • Skipper Kohli calls for improvement in fielding

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    Yuvraj Singh's innings inspired Captain Virat Kohli to start a rampage of his own and scored 81 off 68 balls. Pakistan's batsman Azhar Ali (50) and Mohammad Hafeez (33) battled slightly. The pressure started building on the bowlers and fielders and, as a result, they dropped Yuvraj and Kohli in the process, which cost them hugely in the death overs.
  • Arizona avoids elimination with 6-5 win over Delaware in 12

    Arizona avoids elimination with 6-5 win over Delaware in 12

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    Sunday. The Wildcats threatened in the top of the second inning, with runners on the corners and one out. Texas Tech's Ryan Long (7) smiles on second after hitting a double during an NCAA college baseball game against Sam Houston State, Sunday, June 4, 2017 , in Lubbock, Texas.
  • MTV will livestream Sunday's Manchester benefit concert

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    Channel 9 will broadcast Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit concert in a one-hour special Sunday following its NBA Finals telecast and Eyewitness News at 11 p.m. Jaden Farrell Mann , a young Manchester survivor, tweeted pictures of the pop star along with the message "I got to meet my queen today". "We were the last room on the ward that she came to visit, so I think the excitement was building and building, and then she came skipping in".
  • Sampaoli Takes Charge Of Argentina Until 2022

    Sampaoli Takes Charge Of Argentina Until 2022

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    Argentina face four further World Cup qualifying games, starting with a stern test away to Uruguay in August. Argentina now lie fifth in their qualification group and only the top four automatically go through to the finals. But Sampaoli believes in their chances of reaching Russian Federation 2018, saying: "We are convinced that we have the resources to qualify". "I spoke with Leo and we're both excited", Sampaoli was quoted as saying by BBC.
  • Over 8 lakh chemists go on strike over government's online pharmacy regulations

    Over 8 lakh chemists go on strike over government's online pharmacy regulations

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    AIOCD president Jagannath Shinde said, "The association believes that the proposal of e-portal will lead to scarcity of medicines in the country", reported The Indian Express . AN Mohanan, national vice-president of AIOCD and state president of the All-Kerala Chemists and Druggists Association, told The Hindu that they were agitating against the Union Health Ministry's e-pharmacy initiative, which would make it possible for anyone to purchase medicines online.
  • IISD student tops in CBSE class XII exams

    IISD student tops in CBSE class XII exams

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    They demanded that immediate action must be taken to correct the errors and declare results immediately. The CBSE started a helpline with toll free number 18000118004 for psychological counselling post the Class XII results. Mannat Luthra said she never thought she would be among the toppers. "I did what I had to do and am glad I scored well". She said that students must stay in touch with their teachers and keep on revising their subjects.
  • Fed Court Overturn's Life Sentence of DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

    Fed Court Overturn's Life Sentence of DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

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    US District Judge Raymond Jackson in Virginia ruled that Lee Boyd Malvo deserved another sentencing hearing because the US Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory life sentences for minors are unconstitutional. The other, decided previous year, established a legal framework for retroactive reviews of such sentences by state courts. But a jury in Chesapeake, where the trial was moved because of pretrial publicity, chose a life sentence for Malvo, and Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Jane Marum ...
  • Employee with 'cattitude' to receive cat-cuddling benefits

    Employee with 'cattitude' to receive cat-cuddling benefits

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    The lucky job victor will be tasked with overseeing the abundance of cats that come to the clinic, ensuring that they remain calm during their appointments and such. But here's the catch, you'd have to have qualifications recognised by the Veterinary Council of Ireland . The site explains that a cat cuddler's responsibility is to help calm felines that may be anxious about their time at the vet.
  • Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1

    Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1

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    Heyman, co-author of the policy, in a statement. When you see a bottle stating that the contents are "100 percent fruit juice", you might assume that the beverage is a healthful alternative to whole fruits, but this is not the case. In fact, excess consumption of juice may lead to diarrhea, abdominal distension, flatulence, and tooth decay. Daily intake should be limited to 4 ounces in toddlers ages 1-3 years, 4-6 ounces for those 4-6 years.
  • Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

    Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

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    A female member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has claimed that two decades back she had suggested a provision in the nikahnama (marriage contract) giving women a right to pronounce talaq , but the proposal was shot down by her co-panelists.
  • J&J directed to add new warnings to diabetes drug Invokana

    J&J directed to add new warnings to diabetes drug Invokana

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    A boxed warning will be added to canagliflozin drug labels to describe the risk. Final results from two clinical trials-the CANVAS ( Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) and CANVAS-R (A Study of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal Endpoints in Adult Participants With Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus) studies-showed that leg and foot amputations occurred about twice as often in patients treated with canagliflozin compared to patients treated with placebo.
  • Cardin Honors Maryland Law Enforcement during National Police Week 2017

    Cardin Honors Maryland Law Enforcement during National Police Week 2017

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    In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and this week around the country will be National Police Week. "It certainly seems that attacks on law enforcement, and the statistics will bear it out, that this is more and more becoming a unsafe job and more risky job than it was even in the past", says Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith.
  • Vodacom profit boosted by 3 million new customers in SA

    Vodacom profit boosted by 3 million new customers in SA

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    Colao said last month that the company would fold some of its operations in sub-Saharan Africa into Vodacom as part of a "single, coordinated Africa strategy". South Africa's largest mobile operator by subscribers, is buying a $2.59 billion stake in Kenya's Safaricom Ltd.in the hope of popularizing the highly-touted East African mobile money service M-Pesa across the broader continent.
  • A 'second wave' of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

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    The game's website was working Sunday, but the game has been shut down until the owners can recover from the attack. Use a reputable security software to prevent attacks in the future. Bishop said departmental level, government level and departmental heads must take necessary steps since it was something they were aware about, Sky News reported.