Fair skinned people are known to be at higher risk for skin cancer and other problems associated with too much exposure to the sun, but experts say people of color also are vulnerable to the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun and indoor tanning beds. Darker skin has more pigment-making cells, which provide some inherent protection against UV rays, but not enough, said ...
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Crisil has pitched for urgent reforms in policy and regulatory areas to ensure that benefits of the progress achieved reach the bottom of the pyramid. "Infrastructure segments like power, road and ports have significantly evolved over the years mainly due to reforms, private sector interest and strong investment flows. Today, they are at a point which calls for the next level of initiatives ...
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Dellen Millard, left, has been charged with the first-degree murder of Tim Bosma. Cops are also probing possible between Millard and Laura Babcock's disappearance. (Handout/Facebook ...
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1 of 4. Passengers wait to be picked-up after two commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut causing one to derail injuring numerous passengers, May 17, 2013. Some 20 to 25 people were injured on Friday in a train accident near Fairfield, Connecticut, a Fairfield Police spokesman said on ...
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Internet firm Yahoo has announced that the board chairman Fred Amoroso will leave the position later this year.
In a release, Yahoo said, Amoroso will not seek re-election in the upcoming annual elections in 2013.
Maynard Webb Jr. has been appointed in place of Amoroso as the chairman of the board.
Amoroso will continue to serve as a member till the shareholders meeting on June 25, news.com.au reports.
Webb has however taken over as Yahoo's interim chairman.
After Amoroso's exit Yahoo will have 10 board members.
Mayer took over the helm of Yahoo! in July last year. She had been a high-ranking executive at Google, which she joined in 1999 as its 20th employee and the first female engineer hired, the report added. (ANI)
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