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The National Commission of Backward Classes has written to the social justice ministry to bring a bill for providing 27 percent reservation for backward classes in private sector jobs, a member said on Tuesday.Shakeel-uz-Zaman Ansari said that panel had sent its recommendation for a bill for private sector quota to the ministry ahead of the budget session of parliament that begins February 23, adding ...
Bengaluru: Two days after a leopard entered a private school near Varthur in Bengaluru, another one was spotted on Tuesday around the same school."I have confirmation of one leopard being spotted, but people residing in the area are saying they have spotted two in and around Vibgyor school," a forest official said.The big cat was spotted between 9.30 PM and 10 PM in the area, the official said.The ...
Madrid, Feb 10 (IANS) Real Madrid face being without two key footballers for their next two games as Gareth Bale and Marcelo both look likely to miss Saturday's La Liga game. Real are to play against Athletic Club Bilbao at home, and the first leg of their European Champions League last-16 tie away against Roma the following week. Left back Marcelo suffered a shoulder injury as he fell awkwardly ...
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) As half a million voters in snowy New Hampshire set out to pick up their presidential nominees Tuesday, polls suggested two outsiders, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders, may clinch victory. Polls opened at 8 a.m. across the state which kicks off the US presidential race with the first primary, though nine voters cast their votes in the traditional curtain ...
The National Commission of Backward Classes has written to the social justice ministry to bring a bill for providing 27 percent reservation for backward classes in private sector jobs, a member said on Tuesday.Shakeel-uz-Zaman Ansari said that panel had sent its recommendation for a bill for private sector quota to the ministry ahead of the budget session of parliament that begins February 23, adding ...
The Congress Party on Wednesday slammed The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for promoting R.K. Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, to the post of executive vice chairman, saying that he should be stripped off all the posts till he comes clean.All India Mahila Congress president Shobha Oza said Pachauri's promotion showed how seriously harassment at the workplace is being taken ...
Funeral procession of Nepal's former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has begun in the capital, Kathmandu.Thousands of people including Nepal Congress sympathisers, civil society leaders, industrialists and relatives are participating in the procession.The procession that commenced at around 2:30 pm from the Dashrath Stadium is passing through Tripureshwor, Putalisadak, Kamalpokhari, Maitidevi and Gaushala ...
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has extended condolences after the demise of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.According to Kathmandu Post, a condolence message issued on behalf the UN Secretary-General by his spokesman states that Ban was saddened by the passing of Koirala, a widely respected political leader who guided Nepal through its complex transition and constitutional ...
It is always amusing to see grown adults with serious and stately titles bicker over the pettiest of things. Clearly education and prestige are not a barrier to snide remarks and tearful harangues.Before we get into the play, let us have a look at the main characters.Ramachandra Guha is considered by some to be one of India's foremost historians. He has taught in the University of California, Stanford ...
The fruits of a people's movement and the world's largest anti-poverty public works, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) last year provided employment to 22% of all rural homes. At its peak five years ago, it was a lifeline for 55 million, or one in every three rural homes. But it has yet to expand to its full potential. Up to 70% of interested poor households did not receive ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labour market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth. The signs of a robust jobs market could ease concerns about the health of the economy, which were underscored by other reports on Tuesday showing a drop in small business ...
By Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks rose on Wednesday, rallying after losses in Asia, as concerns about the health of banks that have hammered shares globally in recent days eased and oil prices recovered from Tuesday's steep falls. The more upbeat tone took the shine off safer assets such as the Japanese yen and low-risk government debt, though gold powered ahead for the eighth ...
, Feb 10 (ANI): When post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) meets pregnancy, healing starts off in many women, according to a recent study.Contrary to what researchers expected, the University of Michigan study shows that pregnancy may actually reduce the PTSD symptoms or at the least, it won't cause a flare-up.For about one in four women with PTSD, the opposite is true, the researchers find. Not only ...
(Adds futures, company news items) Feb 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures were up 0.4 percent on Wednesday, ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: * The UK blue chip index closed down 1 percent at 5,632.19 points on Tuesday, with weaker mining and banking stocks keeping Britain's top share index mired near three-year lows as ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
New York: Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site. According to media reports, Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit. The company is currently considering a 10,000-character limit, recode.net reported, adding that Twitter ...
New Delhi: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of Midwest US, is inviting applications for its Master’s Degree Program in Administrative Studies with a concentration in Cyber Security, under the Department of Computer Information Systems. The program provides hands-on labs and exercises to teach aspiring Cyber Security professionals how to secure and defend Information ...
* Four gunmen entered school campus under cover of fog * Many victims were shot execution-style in the head * Confusion on responsibility as Taliban make contradicting claims * Attack comes more than a year after Peshawar school massacre (Adds Taliban spokesman denial) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Jibran Ahmad CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university ...

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