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This, the findings stated, has led to skewed sex ratios at birth and beyond, leading to estimates of 63 million "missing" women, in addition to the notional category of "unwanted" girls which is estimated at over 21 million. According to the report, 55% of couples who have a girl will try for another child and will keep trying until they have a boy. When the survey analysed this indicator by state, Meghalaya stood out because the sex ratio at birth and the SRLC were both close to the ...
  • Yemen's Saudi-backed government 'to flee from Aden'

    Yemen's Saudi-backed government 'to flee from Aden'

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    Separatists have dispatched additional forces from the central province of Marib and the southern province of Abyan, security sources said. Tension has steadily mounted in Aden since the STC called for the dismissal of Prime Minister Ahmed bin Daghr, accusing his government of pushing war-torn Yemen to the brink of starvation.
  • Father Buried Alive After Digging Sand Tunnel On Florida Beach Vacation

    Father Buried Alive After Digging Sand Tunnel On Florida Beach Vacation

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    Officials said crews had to remove several feet of sand and that when they reached Goggin he was in cardiac arrest. His wife, Courtney, was taking a video at the time when the tunnel suddenly collapsed, Miami Herald reported . According to Rachel Goggin Burt, Lee Goggin's sister, they were on a family vacation at the Crescent Beach when the event occurred. He was taken to Flagler Hospitals emergency room.
  • Super Bowl 52: With no respect, Eagles eyeing 3 underdog playoff wins

    Super Bowl 52: With no respect, Eagles eyeing 3 underdog playoff wins

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    New England Patriots center David Andrews is accustomed to an all-time great National Football League quarterback standing behind him, but as Sunday's Super Bowl approaches, he's thinking more and more about a player who'll line up in front of him during the big game: Philadelphia Eagles second-team all-pro defensive tackle Fletcher Cox .
  • Thousands gather in Nairobi for opposition leader's

    Thousands gather in Nairobi for opposition leader's "swearing in" ceremony

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    Incidentally, apart from police cannons arriving at the CBD by as early as 5am, there was no presence of anti-riot police at Uhuru Park where the controversial oath taking is scheduled to take place. By 0720 GMT, a number of media outlets, including independently-owned Citizen radio and television, and independently-owned NTV and KTN, which had a livestream from the park, had been forced off the air by government authorities, they said.
  • Delhi man shames humanity, rapes 8 month old cousin

    Delhi man shames humanity, rapes 8 month old cousin

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    The parents of the victim were away at work and had left the baby and her two-year-old sister at home with family members, said the police. A UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in 2014 said one in three rape victims in India was a minor and expressed alarm over the widespread sexual abuse of children.
  • CDC: Flu Activity Reaching Highest Level In Nearly A Decade

    CDC: Flu Activity Reaching Highest Level In Nearly A Decade

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    What's more , Jernigan said, the 2017 to 2018 flu season likely still has weeks to go. Children and the elderly are not the only ones threatened by the H3N2 strain . William Grow, district health director. Nationwide, almost 12,000 people have been hospitalized for the flu , with people aged 65 and older the most common admittance.
  • Foreigners charged for 'producing pornography' near sacred site in Cambodia

    Foreigners charged for 'producing pornography' near sacred site in Cambodia

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    She is very outgoing. The group - five Britons, two Canadians, a Norwegian, a New Zealander and a Dutch national - were arrested on Thursday during a party at a private villa in Siem Reap, the gateway to the famed ruins of Angkor Wat. "Consular services are being provided to the Canadian citizens who have been detained in Cambodia". A mother of one of the detained tourists said they are being forced to sign documents written in another language without a translator.
  • CJP takes notice of medical student shot in Kohat

    CJP takes notice of medical student shot in Kohat

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    Police on Tuesday arrested an accomplice of the main suspect in the killing case of Asma Rani, who was a medical student and killed for refusing a marriage proposal. Meanwhile, Aftab Alam, in a video statement, condemned the murder and said he was as sorrowful as the family of the victim. Her father has appealed for justice, saying that Aasma's attackers are political people.
  • Indian supreme court issues contempt notices to 3 states over

    Indian supreme court issues contempt notices to 3 states over "cow vigilantism"

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    The notices were issued on a petition filed by Tushar Gandhi , the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, contending that the three states have not complied with the top court's order of September 6 previous year. The petitions had also sought a direction to the Central and state governments to pull down from social media all videos of violence uploaded by cow vigilante groups.
  • Zeenat Aman files molestation, stalking case against Mumbai businessman

    Zeenat Aman files molestation, stalking case against Mumbai businessman

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    According to police, "the two had known each other for a while". Mumbai Police told that they have filed a case on this business in IPC 304 D (Stalking) and 509. An investigation has been launched into the issue. Yesteryear actress, legendary Bollywood star who left a mark with her roles in the 70s and 80s, Actress Zeenat Aman is known for her many popular films.
  • Critical Fire Danger Saturday Night to Monday Afternoon

    Critical Fire Danger Saturday Night to Monday Afternoon

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    With some East County mountain peaks likely to see 90-mile-per-hour gusts, and the National Weather Service Sunday extended a Red Flag Warning to 7 p.m. Highs will be in the 80s for most areas. Sunday's highs will be 10-14 degrees above normal because of a ridge of high pressure and moderate-to-strong Santa Ana winds, NWS forecasters said, and Monday's highs will be marginally higher in several communities.
  • A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert

    A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert

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    Meet Mansourasaurus shahinae , a dinosaur discovered in the Sahara Desert in Egypt by a US-Egyptian team of paleontologists, a big discovery in more than one way. "The important thing about this discovery is that we did not know any Late Cretaceous sauropod species from North Africa", she said. Skeletal reconstruction of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae from the Late Cretaceous of the Dakhla Oasis, Egypt.
  • Officer injured by driver as he tries to break up gathering

    Officer injured by driver as he tries to break up gathering

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    When officers tried to cite some of the drivers for vehicle code violations, a black sedan accelerated toward them. "He landed on the hood of the auto narrowly escaped getting run over by another vehicle, he's very lucky", said Lieutenant Felix Tan, spokesperson for the Richmond Police Department.
  • Uber's big Indian rival Ola is expanding overseas

    Uber's big Indian rival Ola is expanding overseas

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    However, the commercial operations will be subject to regulatory approvals. Ola will be one of the well-funded aggregators to enter Australia after Uber . Australia itself is dominated by Uber, Ola's foe in India, which operates in over 20 cities across the country and New Zealand. Ola might also compete with local players such as GoCatch.
  • Palace suspends deputy ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang

    Palace suspends deputy ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang

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    Luna, in a statement, said that they are elated with the decision of the OES to charge and suspend the overall deputy Ombudsman. "OP is confident it can reverse anew", Roque said in a text message. Roque said the Office of the Executive Secretary's decision against Carandang was in pursuant to the administrative complaint filed by lawyers Manuel Luna and Eligio Mallari in October 2017, urging the Office of the President to remove Carandang for divulging confidential information about ...
  • Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times

    Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times

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    Trump lived in New York City the first few months of the administration so that her son could finish school", the first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, told the Journal . The impromptu stop in the Sunshine State wound up costing taxpayers about $64,000, according to the Times. The first lady made news on Thursday when she unexpectedly hopped a plane to West Palm Beach to spend time at Mar-a-Lago, a flight that will again be at taxpayer expense.