The Sensex fell on Tuesday, dragged by IT stocks after a disappointing quarterly forecast from Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, India's third-biggest software company, while fears of a global slowdown led investors to dump risky assets.
MELBOURNE As rock bottom commodities prices and overcapacity weaken balance sheets at beleaguered commodities firms, trade insurers fear further pressure from payment delays and defaults in China and India, particularly in metals.
Sharks attacked people 98 times in 2015, a spike in unprovoked attacks that set a new record as human and shark populations rise, researchers have found in an annual global tally. While last year saw twice as many fatal attacks as 2014, the number of deadly encounters was roughly on par with the past decade's average, said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File. Full Article
Researchers have discovered a new bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans, a U.S. health agency said on Monday. Previously, only one bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, was believed to cause human Lyme disease, which is transmitted through bites from by the blacklegged "deer" tick, the CDC statement said. Full Article