Here's where Thailand ranked in a study on the world's laziest countries

The researchers weren't surprised to find that men tended to walk more, on average, than women. As per the research deciphered from the smartphone data cities like NY and San Francisco were pedestrian friendly where people tend to walk more. More..

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Tufts nurse strike 'unfortunate and misguided,' says MHA CEO
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Tufts nurse strike 'unfortunate and misguided,' says MHA CEO

They said the plan would mean big losses in retirement funding. Tufts Medical Center has hired more than 300 replacements to work four days in addition to the day when nurses will strike. We have to act in a ...More..

by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Demonetised notes still being counted: RBI Guv Urjit Patel tells House panel

The RBI Governor had also appeared before Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance over the same issue during which he failed to disclose the amount of money that returned to the banking system post demo...More..

NY resident recently diagnosed with fatal tick-borne virus dies
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

NY resident recently diagnosed with fatal tick-borne virus dies

An engorged dead deer tick infected with the lyme bacteria as seen under a microscope at Albany Medical Center, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, New York. "We've talked about 24 cases in NY in 17 years, and I think t...More..

Trump heads to Paris for Bastille Day
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Trump heads to Paris for Bastille Day

The secretary-general of the Socialist Party, Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, told a French newspaper that Mr Macron was "looking for the company of the world's big leaders" because he needed to "legitimise his v...More..

Lazio, Lotito ha scelto l'erede di Biglia
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Lazio, Lotito ha scelto l'erede di Biglia

Il ds della Lazio , secondo le ultime news di calciomercato , avrebbe individuato il calciatore al quale affidare le chiavi del centrocampo laziale nella prossima stagione. More..

Yemen Cholera Outbreak Worsens With 7000 New Cases a Day
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Yemen Cholera Outbreak Worsens With 7000 New Cases a Day

Unless the global community contributes $200 million to address the cholera outbreak in Yemen , the United Nations humanitarian arm will be forced to reprogram more resources tagged for malnutrition in the cou...More..

Strike to continue — GMCC
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Strike to continue — GMCC

Slamming the demand for separate state of Gorkhaland as being based on "flimsy" grounds, intellectuals from fields such as art, literature, music and films have penned a letter to Modi seeking his intervention....More..

Kerala: 9 CPI-M workers injured in bomb attack in Kannur
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Kerala: 9 CPI-M workers injured in bomb attack in Kannur

Payyannur and nearby areas had been tense since those murders. BJP workers have called for a strike in Payannur on Wednesday, the day following the attack, and have claimed that the attack was done by CPI-M. ...More..

Low manufacturing output pulls down IIP growth to 1.7 percent in May
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Low manufacturing output pulls down IIP growth to 1.7 percent in May

It was predicted that key macroeconomic parameter would cool down to 1.7 per cent. Suvodeep Rakshit, senior economist, Kotak Institutional Equities, said: "This print will provide room for RBI to cut repo rat...More..

by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Futures Pointing to Slightly Lower Open on Wall Street

Energy companies advanced in premarket action, tracking a almost 2% jump in oil prices (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-extends-gains-after-upbeat-us-production-data-2017-07-12). It ended 0.85 percent lowe...More..

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away

People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found. He added that these results were similar across all of the ten European countries, ...More..

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Roslindale
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Roslindale

Hunt says Matthew played a major role in the cases of West Nile virus. Not only are you being advised to wear bug spray or long sleeves and trousers, but to remove standing water from your property when possi...More..

100-year-old shares her secret to life
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

100-year-old shares her secret to life

Bearse says she also likes her wine. The celebration was complete with all the fixings, balloons, birthday cake and her secret to a long life: wine. "Maine is attractive. I tell everybody, 'You want a trip?" ...More..

Sens. Schumer, Booker urge $11B for Gateway Tunnel project
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sens. Schumer, Booker urge $11B for Gateway Tunnel project

The U.S. Department of Transportation appropriations bill for fiscal 2018 will include $500 million in "rail state of good fix grants" and $400 million for building a new tunnel to connect New Jersey to New Yor...More..

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) Shares Bought by Palo Alto Investors LLC
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) Shares Bought by Palo Alto Investors LLC

Session activity on Amicus Therapeutics, Inc .( NASDAQ : FOLD ) stock is placing it on today's most active list. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The stock was sold at an ...More..

Halloween Special Coming This Fall
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Halloween Special Coming This Fall

CBS will be premiering a new, Michael Jackson-themed Halloween special this fall. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Jackson's estate is teaming with the network for a new animated Halloween special...More..

Farad Fire closes I-80 in both directions near Verdi
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Farad Fire closes I-80 in both directions near Verdi

The freeway was closed from Verdi to near Truckee, and authorities did not know when it would reopen. The Washoe County Health District said Tuesday that young children, the elderly and people with lung disea...More..

Nigerian vice president arrives at London commission-Reuters reporter
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nigerian vice president arrives at London commission-Reuters reporter

While the objective of the meeting and issues being discussed have not been made public, there is speculation in has to do with the development of the country. With Osinbajo meeting the president, NAIJ, com l...More..

Ivanka Trump Sits in President's Seat at G20 Leaders Table
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ivanka Trump Sits in President's Seat at G20 Leaders Table

Jonah Green of Reuters declared , "Today is the day that Ivanka Trump finally became president". Ms Trump did not seem to make any major contribution to the session on African migration and health durin...More..