• India's learning deficit is worsening: ASER study
India's learning deficit is worsening: ASER study

More than half of all youth in this age group are enrolled in class 10 or below. At the same time, it also poses a political challenge to incumbent governments as they can not be easily absorbed in the workforce-adding to the growing number of unemployed youth.

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  • Hospital blames European contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies
Hospital blames European contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies

The popular Swedish smartphone app Natural Cycle, which is advertised to prevent pregnancy , was reported to a medical regulator after a hospital linked it to 37 unwanted pregnancies. Unfortunately, the system may not be so accurate as dozens of women have reported that they still became pregnant after using the app regularly. It added that in...

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  • Prime Minister Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer today
Prime Minister Trudeau to unveil Olympic flag bearer today

Virtue and Moir, Canada's first dual flag bearers, will lead the country's team of close to 230 athletes into the Olympic stadium on February 9. "I mean it doesn't get any better than this". Virtue and Moir's Olympic build-up has been almost as polished with the pair unbeaten until a runner-up finish last month at the Grand Prix final behind their ...

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  • 'Chinese Navy submarine in disputed isles'
'Chinese Navy submarine in disputed isles'

Japan said on Monday that a Chinese naval submarine spotted in waters off flashpoint islands in the East China Sea was one of its new type of nuclear-powered attack vessels. The newer Type 093B variant is believed to have capabilities on par with the older Los Angeles-class subs that are the mainstay of the U.S. Navy's undersea fleet.

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  • Punjab Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns over sand mine row
Punjab Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns over sand mine row

While referring to an anonymous government official the media sources said that the final decision of Rana Gurjit's fate will be taken after Amarinder Singh met Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Sources in the Congress, which returned to power in Punjab less than a year ago, said the chief minister would take a call on the resignation after a meetin...

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  • Water threat to Cape Town
Water threat to Cape Town

That's "Day Zero" when the city will turn off the taps and four million Capetonians will have to queue for supplies at about 200 collection points. Cape Town , South Africa's largest city, will run out of potable water on April 22, 2018, Time reports.

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  • Gov. Mark Dayton wants $1.5B for Minnesota infrastructure projects
Gov. Mark Dayton wants $1.5B for Minnesota infrastructure projects

Dayton's public works package matches the University's entire 2018 capital request of $238.5 million, plus an additional $60 million for critical facilities maintenance and the design of a new clinical research facility on the University's Twin Cities campus.

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  • Android Malware Could Steal Messages From WhatsApp
Android Malware Could Steal Messages From WhatsApp

Kaspersky Lab on Tuesday sounded the alarm about the discovery of highly advanced surveillance software that it said can infiltrate Android mobile devices and gather "targeted" information without users' consent. The distribution of Skygofree peaked in 2015, the company added, but the spyware's most recent domain was registered in October 2017. Th...

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  • Snow headed toward tri-state will make for slick evening
Snow headed toward tri-state will make for slick evening

A cold front will bring a round of snow showers Monday through Monday night with a light snow accumulation expected. An elevated cold risk for the Chicago area was expected to remain in effect until Thursday , the weather service said.

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  • Red Carpet Welcome Awaits Israeli PM in Narendra Modi's Home State
Red Carpet Welcome Awaits Israeli PM in Narendra Modi's Home State

Later in the day, the Israeli head of state will meet with Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj. For the first time a foreign head of state has participated in Raisaina dialogue. The two leaders will also visit the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad in Banaskantha district, where they will be briefed on work plan of the...

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  • Pats' Burkhead expected to play in AFC title game
Pats' Burkhead expected to play in AFC title game

He better! The defensive point-differential between these two teams is just.78 points in this situation, but the Patriots score an average of 30 points per game at home , while the Jags put up 26.33 on the road. The common thread among all these teams... they boast some of the best defenses in the NFL . Regardless if tickets are more expensiv...

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  • Thousands remember MLK on what would've been his 89th birthday
Thousands remember MLK on what would've been his 89th birthday

Organizers say it highlights how far we've come since the death of Dr. King and how far we still have to go. "He wanted us to use his birthday as a day of service", UHD Senior Shay Tatum said . Many said this milestone year is the flawless time to actively bring about the change that Dr. King died advocating. "We're actually just finishing a ...

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  • Thermometer Breaks After Temperature Plunges to -79 Degrees in Siberia
Thermometer Breaks After Temperature Plunges to -79 Degrees in Siberia

The world's coldest village, in Oymyakon, Russia, reached minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit this winter - cold enough to shatter thermometers and freeze eyelashes. But then it broke - because it was too cold! Elsewhere life went on as normal in the Siberian freezer. Oymyakon lies a two-day drive from the city of Yakutsk, the regional capital, which h...

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  • Jaguars troll Steelers for looking ahead to Patriots
Jaguars troll Steelers for looking ahead to Patriots

The Jaguars organization said it's expecting ticket prices to go up. If the Steelers had gotten a stop there they would have had a chance to tie the score. "Pittsburgh Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation worked diligently to arrest a Texas man accused of threatening Steelers players and fans attending Sunday's game", Wendell Hissri...

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  • West Ham United vs Shrewsbury Town
West Ham United vs Shrewsbury Town

David Moyes' men are rewarded for the win with a fourth round tie away against either Premier League rivals Bournemouth or League One side Wigan who replay their third round game on Wednesday. Having survived that let-off - and seen Whalley fire behind, too - the Hammers boss finally opted to make a double-switch midway through the half as N...

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  • Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Spying for China
Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Spying for China

The FBI took note of Lee's return and placed him under investigation, searching his hotel rooms in Hawaii and Virginia during his travels back and forth between Hong Kong and the United States. The 49-page datebook "contained handwritten information pertaining to, but not limited to, operational notes from asset meetings, operational meeting locati...

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  • Do Institutional Investors Love Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ)?
Do Institutional Investors Love Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ)?

Twin Cap owns 35,340 shares. It has outperformed by 5.09% the S&P500. Ig Inv Limited stated it has 36,664 shares. Bancorp Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 5.96M shares. It has a 19.14 P/E ratio. (NASDAQ:ICFI) to report earnings on February, 26. During last 3 month period, 0.22% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares.

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  • 17 year old arrested in connection with Providence Place shooting
17 year old arrested in connection with Providence Place shooting

At about 4:45 PM, a 19-year-old-man was shot in the leg in the parking garage at Providence Place Mall. His injuries are not considered life-threatening. The teen was arrested and "remanded to the training school" for juvenile offenders, said Providence police Major David Lapatin, commanding officer of the Investigative Division, in an email Tuesda...

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  • Towle & Co Continues to Hold Holding in Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI)
Towle & Co Continues to Hold Holding in Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI)

About 77.55 million shares traded or 356.22% up from the average. Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) has risen 7.67% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 165.26% the S&P500. Baird given on Wednesday, January 3. The Missouri-based Kennedy Cap has invested 0.06% in Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI). Jefferies maintained Ch...

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  • Teen trapped in crashed auto for 30 hours
Teen trapped in crashed auto for 30 hours

Michael Lethbridge, Tony Lethbridge's brother who was in the helicopter helping with the search, spotted his nephew's auto 10 minutes into the search on Monday morning, about 65 feet down a bank off Pacific Highway at Crangan Bay, Channel 7 News said.

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  • Semi hits Lyle Public School; Injuries reported
Semi hits Lyle Public School; Injuries reported

The semi driver hit the vehicle, sending it into the ditch. The semi then careened off Highway 218, crashing into the west wall of the high school art room. The district was asking parents to pick up their children at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. He said one student inside the classroom was injured. "The good Lord was watching over us", Boyse...

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  • Duchess Kate is pretty in pink Mulberry on Coventry visit
Duchess Kate is pretty in pink Mulberry on Coventry visit

Bookmakers Ladbrokes said some royal fans were speculating it might be a hint as to the gender of William and Kate's third child, which is due in April. Kate wore this coat, from left to right, in December 2014, March 2015, and January 2018. For her chilly London wearing this January, she brought back the black tights and gloves, and showed off he...

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  • Ben Affleck reportedly said no to directing Flashpoint
Ben Affleck reportedly said no to directing Flashpoint

Affleck was previously set to write, direct, and star in the solo Batman movie, spinning out of his appearances in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , Suicide Squad , andJustice League. The duo almost directed that film, but they seem particularly well-suited for Flashpoint , given that their strength is comedy, and The Flash served as the ...

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"An 18 carat hero" - Bromsgrove broadcaster pays tribute to Cyrille Regis

We'd get to the players' entrance and there'd be spit on my jacket or Cyrille's shirt. A FORMER sports broadcaster from Bromsgrove has paid tribute to Midlands football icon Cyrille Regis, who tragically died of a heart attack earlier this week.

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  • 3-year-old girl mauled to death by family's newly adopted dog
3-year-old girl mauled to death by family's newly adopted dog

Rylee's aunt Sierra Moore, 26, of Duncan , said a funeral for Rylee will be 3 p.m. Friday at Whitts Funeral Home, 3720 US 81, in Duncan . "She was just so chewed up, I mean, there is just no coming back from that", the grieving father said, according to News9.

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