Manohar Parrikar Leaves For US For Treatment Today

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is going to the US today for treatment for his “medical condition”. Mr Parrikar, 62, has already informed Governor Mridula Sinha that he has been advised to travel overseas for “specialised expert treatment” for his “medical condition”. “I have been advised by an expert team of doctors in Goa as well as in Mumbai … to travel overseas for specialist expert treatment of my…

March 6, 2018
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Lyft Teams Up With Allscripts To Provide Patients Rides

By PYMNTS [unable to retrieve full-text content] To provide rides to people who can’t drive to their doctor’s appointments, Lyft is expanding its partnerships with healthcare providers by teaming up with Allscripts to reach approximately 7 million patients, USA Today reported. “The idea is here simply to give healthcare providers the ability to call a ride for a patient by pushing a button inside systems […] Read More… Via:: General…

March 6, 2018
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Injured Russell to miss remainder of PSL 2018

12:39 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Andre Russell will miss the remainder of the PSL season with a hamstring injury. Russell, who plays for Islamabad United, pulled his right hamstring during the course of his side’s eight-wicket win that consigned Karachi Kings to their first loss of the season on Sunday. Russell didn’t bowl and wasn’t required to bat either. This is Russell’s first tournament after his return from a year-long…

March 6, 2018
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A Nanotech Device Harvests Water in the Driest Places

(Credit: Shutterstock) Chile’s Atacama is Earth’s driest desert. You could sit for decades in some places and never feel a raindrop. And yet, life survives here. Well-adapted plants can catch Pacific Ocean fog; then they provide that hydration to other animals. Indeed, our planet’s atmosphere holds more water than all its rivers combined, and these organisms are tapping into this water supply that humans are only beginning to appreciate. It’s…

March 6, 2018
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CPM Leaders Out On Kolkata Streets After Lenin Statues Razed In Tripura

Kolkata: The shock defeat in Tripura was bad enough for the CPI(M). But the demolition of the statue of communism’s icon Vladimir Lenin at south Tripura’s Belonia, a four-hour drive from capital Agartala, was such a symbolic blow that it brought the party’s top leaders out on the streets of Kolkata on Tuesday. Leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemned the destruction of the statue allegedly by BJP…

March 6, 2018
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Warner, de Kock charged after stairwell dispute in Durban

shares Play00:30WATCH – Warner’s heated words with De Kock Australia’s David Warner and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock were both charged by the ICC for their stairwell confrontation in Durban, with both teams having until Wednesday to respond to the charge. Both players were charged under the catch-all ICC code of conduct clause of “conduct that brings the game into disrepute,” following the episode that marred the Kingsmead Test, but…

March 6, 2018
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Warner, de Kock charged after stairwell dispute in Durban

shares Play00:30WATCH – Warner’s heated words with De Kock Australia’s David Warner and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock were both charged by the ICC for their stairwell confrontation in Durban, with both teams having until Wednesday to respond to the charge. Both players were charged under the catch-all ICC code of conduct clause of “conduct that brings the game into disrepute,” following the episode that marred the Kingsmead Test, but…

March 6, 2018
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Cricket West Indies urges caution against 'doomsday' T20 scenario

12:19 PM ET Nagraj Gollapudi Cricket’s doomsday scenario, where domestic T20 leagues wipe out international matches, has become the subject of a discussion paper prepared by Cricket West Indies (CWI), ostensibly on the evolution of Twenty20 and how international cricket and boards risk being run over if checks are not put in place. In the paper, seen by ESPNcricinfo, CWI highlights an “urgent” need for boards to review no-objection certificates…

March 6, 2018
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Ireland get past PNG despite Ura brilliance

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ireland 237 for 6 (Porterfield 111, Joyce 53) beat Papua New Guinea 235 (Ura 151, McBrine 3-38) by four wickets Tony Ura whips one to the leg side ICC/Getty Tony Ura made 151, PNG made 235; Ura made 64.25% of his team’s runs, the fourth-highest percentage of runs scored by one player in a completed innings in ODI cricket. That wasn’t enough, though. Despite a…

March 6, 2018
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