Bihar class X student allegedly gang raped, thrown from moving train

Bihar class X student allegedly gang raped, thrown from moving train

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A sixteen-year-old girl from Lakhisarai district, Bihar, India, reported to the police on Sunday that she had been raped multiple times and thrown out of a moving train.

She was found unconscious near the tracks not far from Kiul Junction by some locals who took her to a nearby hospital. She was later taken to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH). A PMCH doctor commented anonymously, “She has received at least two dozen stitches in her private parts, both her feet are irrevocably damaged, her thigh bone is fractured and she has serious injuries on her waist. Her condition is very critical”.

The girl, a tenth grade student, said she was abducted in a field and raped on, by reports, Friday or Saturday, by two men; according to Indian newspaper DNA, Santosh Yadav and Mrityunjay Yadav. She was later raped by several others — by varying reports, three to six — and taken on a train from Chanan railway station. Two of the alleged assailants lived in the same locality, according to senior police officer SK Singhal.

She was raped again, she said, on the train and received several wounds as the rapists mutilated her before throwing her out of the train. “I could hear them speaking that they should kill me and they threw me out of the train. When I gained consciousness, I was in a hospital”, she said.

As of Monday, police said one juvenile allegedly involved had been arrested.

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Hassle Free Retaining Walls In Morristown Nj: Maintenance Made Easier, Every Day

byAlma Abell

So a family is debating how they want to separate one area from another in their backyard space. The obvious answer is a fence. But, that draws forward problems of privacy. Only a few fence styles can really block out an area fully, and they aren’t the most secure addition. They also need to be maintained throughout the year.

The superior answer is a retaining wall. Retaining Walls in Morristown NJ have a certain extra something that captivates visitors, draws the eye, and fulfills the amazing wish of having an incredible backyard landscape.

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One of the best benefits of Retaining Walls in Morristown NJ is their lack of maintenance. Once installed, they act as a hassle-free addition to the yard. The wall will take care of itself. No annual inspection is needed. Concrete is notoriously durable. Aside from an “every other year” review (at most), the concrete will hold up wonderfully. It is also not conducive for termite damage, something that is problematic with any and all wood type fencing or walls.

Concrete and brick are also not likely to wear based on the environment. The worst that can be expected is some subtle fading on the brick- an unavoidable side-effect. The walls are built to stop soil flow and even water.

The thickness and durability of retaining walls, particularly in concrete, have other valuable benefits. For one, they retain soil. This, by extension, prevents the development of sinkholes that can wreck produce. Potential flooding is minimized due to the wall, which protects the surrounding property and landscape from any damage from flooding that could occur.

A retaining wall is installed primarily as a protective measure. But, they can be incredibly beautiful and special as well. They can block light (fully) and act as a backdrop to another addition. They can also be added to work in favor of a slope near the home. Few items excel in form and function. Retaining walls do both.

Visit The site offers a detailed look at retaining walls and other additions to a landscape. A landscape deserves to be beautifully sculpted without requiring excessive maintenance. Contact a professional today.

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Interview with Reggie Bibbs on his life with neurofibromatosis

Interview with Reggie Bibbs on his life with neurofibromatosis

Friday, December 14, 2007

Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic condition causing benign tumors (neurofibromas) to grow along certain types of nerves and, in addition, it can affect the development of bones or skin. There are several variants of the disease but type 1 and type 2 NF account for the vast majority of cases.

The disease manifestations can vary from very mild to severe. Major symptoms include growths on and under the skin; skin pigmentations called café au lait spots in type 1; acoustic nerve tumors and consequent hearing loss in type 2. Growths can affect nearly all parts of the body, and pressure on nearby structures can cause a wide variety of complications. There is a small risk that the tumors transform into malignant cancerous lesions.

NF is one of the most common single-gene human diseases; around 1 in 2,500-4,000 live births are affected by NF-1, whereas NF-2 occurs in about 1 in 50,000-120,000. Both type 1 and 2 are autosomal dominant conditions, meaning that only one copy of the mutated gene need be inherited to pass the disorder. A child of a parent with neurofibromatosis and an unaffected parent will have a 50% chance of inheriting the disorder. The gene responsible for NF-1 and possibly NF-2 is thought to function as a tumor suppressor gene.

In most cases of neurofibromatosis 1, patients can live normal and productive lives. In about 25-40% of patients there is an associated learning disability with or without ADHD. In some cases of neurofibromatosis 2, the damage to nearby vital structures, such as the cranial nerves and the brainstem, can be life-threatening. When tumors are causing pain or disfiguration, surgery is thus far the only proven beneficial treatment option.

Reggie Bibbs is a 43-year-old-man living in Houston, Texas. Mr Bibbs was born with a genetic disease called neurofibromatosis (NF), which causes him to develop tumors on his body (see infobox on the right). NF can be a subtle disease, but in Bibbs’ case it has left him with a disfigured face and deformed leg. But he is happy with the way he looks, and doesn’t want to change his appearance to please other people. He has launched a successful campaign entitled “Just Ask”, and that’s just what Wikinews did in a video-interview.

The interview was prepared by Wikinews reporter Michaël Laurent with the help of Bertalan Meskó (who has a popular genetics and web 2.0 blog). Their questions were sent to a close friend of Mr. Bibbs, Lou Congelio, who kindly conducted the interview.


  • 1 Infobox: What is neurofibromatosis?
  • 2 The interview
    • 2.1 On neurofibromatosis
    • 2.2 Growing up
    • 2.3 A head to toe body tour
    • 2.4 The daily life of Reggie Bibbs
    • 2.5 Raising awareness and his campaign
  • 3 Sources
  • 4 External links
This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details.

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World’s first double arm transplant undertaken in Munich

World’s first double arm transplant undertaken in Munich

Saturday, August 2, 2008

A 54-year-old German farmer who lost both arms in a farming accident six years ago has become the first patient to receive a complete double arm transplant. The patient, whose name has not been released, underwent the operation at the Klinikum rechts der Isar, part of the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), last week; he is said to be recovering well.

The operation lasted 15 hours and was performed by a team of 40 specialists in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopedics and Anesthesiology, under the direction of the head of the Plastics and Hand Surgery department, Prof. Hans-Günther Machens, Dr. Christoph Höhnke (Head of Transplants, Senior Physician; Plastics and Hand Surgery) and Prof. Edgar Biemer, the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Clinic.

In a press statement released by the clinic, it was revealed that the patient had been thoroughly physically checked and had psychological counselling prior to the surgery to ensure he was mentally stable enough to cope with the procedure. Since completion of the surgery, the patient has been on immuno-suppressant drugs to prevent rejection of the new limbs.

Following the surgery, the press release from the clinic’s press manager, Dr. Tanja Schmidhofer, included the following statement:

The flow of blood was [re-]started in intervals of 20 minutes because the anaesthetists had to make sure that the patient would not suffer from the blood flowing back from the transplanted parts. No significant swelling was seen, nor indeed any ischemia (lack of blood flow to the tissues). This is a testament to the surgeons who established a fully functioning blood flow…the main nerves, the Musculocutaneus, Radial and Ulnar nerves were all attached and sewn together, and finally an external fixator was applied, with pins in the lower and upper arms, avoiding the risk of pressure points and sores. The operation was successfully completed after 15 hours.

Without the immuno-suppressant drugs given to the patient, the risk of there being a Graft-versus-Host Reaction or GvHR, would have been significant due to the upper arm containing a large amount of bone marrow, consisting of ICC’s or Immuno-Competent Cells, which would have triggered a near total rejection of the new limbs. A GvHR is a condition which results in the cells from the transplant attacking the immune system of the body.

Indications from the clinic suggest that the double attachment went well, although it could be up to 2 full years before the patient is able to move the arms.

The donor arms came from an unnamed teenager, who is believed to have died in a car accident.

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Hurricane Isaac heads toward Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Isaac heads toward Atlantic Canada

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Isaac could hit Atlantic Canada as early as next week. The provinces Nova Scotia and Newfoundland have been advised to monitor the progress of Isaac.

Forecasters said Isaac should stay to the east of Bermuda, but the Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland could feel the outer edges of the storm.

“Some areas of Eastern Canada could feel the outer reaches of Isaac by sometime Monday or Tuesday. It was expected to strengthen slightly before then,” said hurricane specialist Eric Blake.

Three years ago the Maritimers suffered through Hurricane Juan. On September 29, 2003, in Nova Scotia, Juan killed two people, smashed buildings and left about 300,000 homes and businesses without power.

The Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and ends November 30. Isaac had top sustained winds near 75 kilometres per hour by 11 p.m. ET (UTC?5), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Isaac is the fifth hurricane and the ninth named storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season.

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Dentist Beverly Hills What Foods Will Prevent Tooth Decay?

Submitted by: Gloriabm Gates

Much of what you eat relates to the health of your teeth, and if you have a diet rich in sugary and unhealthy foods, there is a high chance that you will probably have cavities. If you hope to prevent tooth decay in the future, the foods within your diet can potentially keep your teeth protected. Some types of foods will harm your teeth, while others have the necessary nutrients to keep your teeth and gums protected.

First of all, it is best to focus on your calcium intake if you want to prevent cavities, mainly in your children as they grow older. Dairy is the ideal source to get your calcium, and it can be found in yogurt, milk, and cheese. Calcium is often high in fat, so it is best to choose options like low-fat yogurt and skim milk instead. Calcium can also be found in broccoli, bok choy, canned fish containing bones, beans, almonds, and Brazil nuts. It is also important to eat foods that are high in fiber to stimulate saliva in the mouth, which will cleanse the teeth and prevent the buildup of bacteria. Some recommended sources of fiber are raisins, dates, figs, bananas, oranges, and apples.

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In the same manner, it is best to eat whole grains so that you can get B vitamins and iron, which will keep the gums protected and healthy. Whole grains also contain magnesium, which is a necessary mineral to protect the teeth and bones. Some of the top foods to eat every day are brown rice, bran, and whole-grain cereals as an excellent source of whole grains.

If you do have a hard time avoiding sugar in your diet, it is best to substitute them with healthy foods. In general, it is better to avoid overly sweet foods because the sugar will mix with plaque to break down the outer enamel of the teeth so that you are susceptible to tooth decay. As an example, each time that you eat a very sugary food, your teeth are under attack for the following 20 minutes. If you do eat very sugary foods, it is best to brush your teeth directly after eating to remove this built-up bacteria and keep your mouth protected.

As you can see, focusing on a healthy diet makes a serious change in providing protection to your mouth. It is imperative to follow a diet that is healthy to benefit your body and oral health by eating healthy food groups. This pyramid has been created to offer you healthy servings of all of the food groups that you need each day, which will not only protect the health of your body, but it will strengthen your teeth, gums, and bones in your mouth so that you are less likely to suffer from cavities and tooth decay. Make no mistake that avoiding sugary foods will truly benefit the health of your teeth and prevent long-term problems related to gum disease in the future!

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CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace dies at 93

CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace dies at 93

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Retired CBS News television correspondent Mike Wallace, known for his tough interviewing style, died April 7, at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Connecticut, surrounded by his family. He was 93 years old.

“It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace. His extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force within the television industry throughout its existence. His loss will be felt by all of us at CBS. All of us at CBS News and particularly at ’60 Minutes’ owe so much to Mike. Without him and his iconic style, there probably wouldn’t be a ’60 Minutes,” said CEO and president of CBS Leslie Moonves. CBS plans a tribute broadcast in remembrance of Wallace, scheduled to air on April 15.

It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace

Wallace interviewed many famous people including former United States president John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, former first lady Nancy and former president Ronald Reagan. He worked for the CBS News magazine show 60 Minutes for almost 40 years and announced he would step down in 2006, and subsequently interviewed for the program sparingly. His last sit down interview which occurred on January 6, 2007 was with baseball star Roger Clemens.

Wallace won his 21st Emmy Award for his 2006 interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; Wallace was 89 years old at the time. Wallace said that interview stuck out to him the most, as well as his interview with Russian-American classical piano virtuoso Vladimir Horowitz, which he later said was his favorite interview.

Wallace said the interview that most affected him was his documentary on the Vietnam War in 1982. In the report, Wallace said General William Westmoreland exaggerated enemy casualty figures so Americans would keep supporting the war. Westmoreland sued CBS (Westmoreland v. CBS) and Wallace for $120 million, and later dropped the lawsuit. The trial pushed Wallace into clinical depression and he admitted in a 2006 60 Minutes tribute to himself, that he attempted suicide by overdosing. Wallace eventually became a spokesperson for the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, formerly known as the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression. He appeared in a 1998 documentary about depression called “Dead Blue.”

Wallace attended the University of Michigan, where he delved into the broadcasting world. He graduated in 1939 and became a communication officer in the U.S. Navy for three years during World War II. In the 1940’s and 1950’s Wallace appeared on many television and radio shows doing both news and entertainment broadcasts.

He married a woman he meet at college, Norma Kaphan and they had two boys, Peter and Christopher. The couple divorced in 1948. Wallace then married actress Buff Cobb which ended in divorce. He married twice more to Lorraine Perigord for 28 years and then Mary Yates, his current wife, turned widow.

He is survived by his two sons, wife, stepdaughter Pauline Dora and stepson Eames Yates including several grandchildren.

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Holocaust survivor publicly forgives 93-year-old Auschwitz guard during his trial

Holocaust survivor publicly forgives 93-year-old Auschwitz guard during his trial

Thursday, April 30, 2015

On Friday, Eva Mozes Kor, a 81-year-old Auschwitz concentration camp survivor, publicly forgave and embraced 93-year-old former SS guard Oskar Gröning, who is currently on trial in Germany as an accessory to 300,000 murders of Jews at Auschwitz.

Kor, who was among many Jews medically experimented on at Auschwitz, has thanked Mr Gröning for answering to the crimes he aided during his time as an Auschwitz guard.

Kor is amongst a number of Auschwitz survivors attending the trial who have joined the prosecutors as co-plaintiffs in the case against Mr Gröning. While Kor has forgiven Mr Gröning, she still holds him liable for his involvement during the Holocaust, as she did last week when she testified against him. Other survivors have recently spoken out about the trial; survivor Eva Pusztai-Fahidi said on Tuesday the trial itself against a former SS guard matters more than the end punishment.

During the first day of Mr Gröning’s trial, he denied any direct role in the killings, though he did admit to having witnessed them. Mr Gröning said he shared “moral guilt” for the crimes, regardless of whether his actions make him criminally guilty.

The prosecutors have argued that serving as a concentration camp guard is legally accessory to the act of murder. Mr Gröning is reportedly one of three remaining former SS guards that have been identified for trial. If found guilty, the former SS Guard could reportedly face up to fifteen years in prison.

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Advantages Of Using Leaf Plates

Advantages of Using Leaf Plates


Geoff Lenox

Leaf plates are the plates made exclusively from pressed, organic fallen sal and siali leaves. These plates have been used to serve the food as well as for eating the food. Originally the leaf plates have burned on the road side but now a days they have to undergo burning process to make them more environment friendly. Such plates are Eco-friendly, Bio-degradable, Disposable, Hygienic and Heat resistant to serve the food. These leaf plates can be used in homes, hotels, restaurants, fast food centres and alike other catering applications where plates used as Use ‘n’ Throw.

These leaf plates possess lots of advantages and are discussed here. They are light weighted, usually the leaf plates tend to be very light in weight which makes them easy to hold while eating food items from them. Can be repeatedly use, means the same plate can be used to eat food items during the different time periods of the same day. One can eat in them and clean them agian use them and clean them, for several times one can repeat this process. Non toxic, the manufacturing process of leaf plates is natural and they don’t have to undergo any chemical process hence they are non toxic and are termed as natural dinnerwares.

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They are safe, means the biodegradeable plates are made from variety of materials, and they are heated to very high temperatures which makes them sterilize and safe to use. Recyclable, is the main advantage of leaf plates as one they have been used and thrown into garbages, these waste material underwent a process and they can be recycled and again made ready for use. This thing will not reduces the natural resources of a country. They look elegant, Palm leaf plates are elegant and they feel nice in your hands. Food won’t soak through the leaves. The plates are biodegradable and are made from palm leaf sheaths. No trees are harmed in the harvesting process since the sheaths are naturally shed. These sheaths are collected from the forest floor and then processed to make plates and platters.

Biodegradable plates and platters are the perfect alternative to traditional throw away plates that are so popular for summer parties and any other time of the year. Many are even made of compostable material. These environment friendly products have been widely used in homes, hotels, fast food centers, outdoor picnics etc. The main aspect of usage of such products is that use them and throw. Being natural they are rocking in the catering sector by providing traditional appearence.

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Two students shot at Los Angeles school, suspect in custody

Two students shot at Los Angeles school, suspect in custody

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Two students were shot yesterday at Gardena High School when a student brought a gun on campus. The shooting was probably reported by the school, which is located at 1301 West 182nd Street in Los Angeles, California, at 1830 UTC (1030 PST).

A Los Angeles Unified School District official said that the shooting was accidental. The student had brought the gun in his backpack, when it fell out onto the ground and then discharged, hitting two victims, one of whom, a 15-year old female, is reported in critical condition at hospital. The other victim is also a 15-year old student, male, and reported in stable condition. The 15-year old female victim is reportedly undergoing surgery.

The student who brought the firearm is currently in the custody of the Gardena Police Department after running into another room in the school. Students at the high school were released at 2152 UTC (1352 PST).

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