-Federal cabinet approves appointment of Air Marshal Arshad Malik as PIA CEOISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz on Tuesday said that coronavirus cases have started declining in Pakistan.
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With no discussion, the Jacksonville City Council voted 15 4 on June 9 to approve the Human Rights Ordinance reaffirming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender protections.The HRO returned to Council after Florida ''s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled the legislation approved in 2017 was unenforceable as written. The court ''s three member panel of judges struck down the LGBT anti discrimination provision of Ordinance 2017 15 E, declaring the ordinance unenforceable because there was no full text version of each amended provision in the bill showing the insertion of new language, according to Council documents.
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is stepping up attack against the Shiv Sena led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, its leader and former minister Pankaja Munde, on Sunday, took a totally different view and said that there was no need to play politics during the present coronavirus pandemic. Munde, who is daughter of party veteran late Gopinath Munde, ahead of her father s death anniversary on June 3, expressed strong displeasure over her party leaders firing salvos against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in particular and the government in general.At the outset, Munde, who was denied ticket during the recent election to the Maharashtra Legislative Council, clarified that she was currently not active in politics, as she was focusing more on social work. However, she admitted that the opposition should do its work and hold the government responsible. However, her advice to the ruling party was that it should continue to function undeterred by the opposition attack. It is necessary for the ruling and opposition parties to do their job, but this is not a time to play politics, she noted.
The FDA cleared the use of the drug as oral tablets for adults to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalisation for heart failure . With the approval, Farxiga is the first in this particular drug class, sodium glucose co transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, to be approved to treat adults with New York Heart Association s functional class II IV heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, the FDA said in a statement.
People with heart failure are more likely to get complications and early death, even when they take other drugs for heart disease such as ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and angiotensin receptor blockers.Farxiga''s new approval is to treat heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, which means the left ventricle, or lower chamber, of the heart is too weak to pump blood out to the body very well.
Welcome to The LATEST, your one stop shop for today s top local news. We are a team of dedicated journalists who spend countless hours investigating and producing stories about the issues that affect your lives. We can t do this without you Our nonprofit newsroom powers both LAist and 89.3 KPCC, the No. 1 NPR station in Southern California. We re only here because readers like you have stepped up to become members. File: People ride a Hollywood tour bus near the Beverly Hilton Hotel in 2012 in Los Angeles. (David McNew AFP via Getty Images) Those big tour buses rolling all over Hollywood will soon be banned from driving, stopping and parking on certain residential streets in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to limit which streets tour bus companies can use, after a flood of complaints from residents in hillside neighborhoods near the Hollywood sign and the Hollywood Reservoir.
The Cook County Complete Count Census Commission has approved grants to 69 organizations that will support the County in reaching hard to count (HTC) populations during the upcoming 2020 Census. These local municipalities and community based organizations (CBOs) will focus on community based education, outreach and assistance efforts for HTC communities. Over $1.5 million in funding has been allotted to organizations across all 17 districts in amounts ranging from $2,300 to $25,000. The grant funding process has prioritized an equitable allocation of funds amongst all HTC communities, with the first round of funding targeting African American, Latinx, Asian, Arabic, Native American, immigrants, children aged 0 - 5 years old, disabled
Amarin The Food and Drug Administration on Friday expanded the approval of Vascepa, a fish oil derived medicine, to allow the drug s maker to say it prevents heart attacks, strokes, and related health problems in people who are at high cardiovascular risk.
The move to defer payments for 2020 21 and 2021 22 will give Rs 42,000 crore relief to Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio, they said.The move was approved by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The US House of Representative on Thursday voted to approve the process to impeach President Donald Trump, the third time in the history of the modern presidency.The 435 member lower chamber of the US Congress passed the measure establishing rules for open hearings and the questioning of witnesses by members and staff by 232 196 votes.
Lilly says AS can cause severe back pain and can impact a patient 's mobility if left untreated. The company says it affects 1.6 million people in the U.S. "We are excited to now offer Taltz as a treatment option for people in need of relief from the symptoms of AS. This approval further underscores Lilly's commitment to helping people living with rheumatic diseases. "