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It is thought the recent surge in patients attending A&E Departments across the country comes after the recent outbreak of the so called "Aussie Flu" which has already been linked to a number of deaths in Ireland this winter. Commenting on the current crisis, INMO General Secretary, Phil Ni Sheaghdha, called the current figures "unacceptably high". "Clearly when we hit a peak like this, we don't have that capacity to grow, particularly in our medium-size hospitals", said Mr McCallion.
  • DA says the 'real' matric pass rate is 37.3%

    DA says the 'real' matric pass rate is 37.3%

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    The 2017 National Senior Certificates (NSC) results improved slightly by 0.3% to 76.5%, compared to the 2016 pass rate of 76.2%, excluding progressed learners. "We will be the first to concede that despite the notable stability of and improvements in our system, we are yet to cross our own Rubicon". "Once again, I take off my hat to the Class of 2017, and I wish them the best in their future.
  • Mogherini: EU to Remain Cuba's 'Reliable' Partner after US Policy Shift

    Mogherini: EU to Remain Cuba's 'Reliable' Partner after US Policy Shift

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    Mogherini's agenda in Cuba includes meetings with Cuban senior officials, visits to historic and cultural sites in Havana , and a speech to be made on the EU-Latin America relations at St Geronimo's University. "We regret that the USA administration has apparently changed its position with respect to Cuba", said Mogherini. "Even though there are some differences in our respective visions, our willingness to have a dialogue and mutually respect one another is always there", she pointed out.
  • Sanjay Dutt biopic: Manisha Koirala looks just as attractive as Nargis Dutt

    Sanjay Dutt biopic: Manisha Koirala looks just as attractive as Nargis Dutt

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    According to reports, the film was earlier slated to hit theatres on March 30. A Fox Star Studios presentation, it is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani . Talent of Ranbir was never under scrutiny but the films have not been working hence Dutt biopic is a real milestone film for him. Ranbir's previous release- Jagga Jasoos - proved to be a dud at the Box Office despite having breathtaking visual effects and production quality.
  • 4 killed in fire at a building in Marol

    4 killed in fire at a building in Marol

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    As per reports, the firemen rescued at least 11 people from the fire. However, fire brigade officials said they followed the standard operating procedure. Around five fire engines and three water tankers were pressed into service. The fire vehicles that would have otherwise reached the site of the Bori Colony blaze in barely five minutes took 25 minutes to do so.
  • WOEFUL WINDIES! Tour ends with crushing New Zealand defeat

    WOEFUL WINDIES! Tour ends with crushing New Zealand defeat

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    Munro smashed 10 sixes in his knock, equalling Corey Anderson's record for the most in one innings by a New Zealander, and by reaching the century mark off just 47 balls, he bettered Brendon McCullum's New Zealand record by three. New Zealand's new ball pair of Trent Boult and Tim Southee also made huge strides in the bowlers rankings as they moved up to 13th and 70th, up four and 11 places respectively.
  • Permission denied to Mevani event, students detained

    Permission denied to Mevani event, students detained

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    Bikkad approached the Deccan-Gymkhana police with the complaint, which was forwarded to the Vishrambaug police station, since Shaniwarwada falls under its jurisdiction. Regarding the FIR filed against him by the Pune police for allegedly "creating communal disharmony" during a "provocative speech", on December 31 Mevani said not a word of his speech was inflammatory.
  • Pedestrian Struck & Killed By Amtrak Train In Haines City

    Pedestrian Struck & Killed By Amtrak Train In Haines City

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    According to deputies, Yazmin was leaving Carmelita's restaurant at 2670 Hwy 1792 in Haines City , walking through the woods, and attempted to cross the railroad tracks. Adding, 'We are completely heartbroken and send our deepest condolences to Yazmin White's family'. The conductor also told police she was looking down at her phone while she was walking.
  • IPL: India captain Virat Kohli becomes most expensive player

    IPL: India captain Virat Kohli becomes most expensive player

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    The IPL auction will take place in Mumbai on 27th and 28th January. After the 2017 IPL, the 10th year of the tournament, the existing squads were disbanded, apart from the players retained by the teams. The biggest purse of Rs 67.5 crore each lies with RR and KXIP, who retained Australia captain Steve Smith (Rs 12 crore) and Axar Patel (Rs 6.75 crore) respectively.