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New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) YouTube star Lilly Singh will be visiting India in April as part of her book tour after penning her debut work in which she covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. Lilly will be holding the book events in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Delhi on April 19, 20 and 21 respectively Titled "How to Be a Bawse: A Guide To Conquering Life," the ...
New York, March 28 (IANS) The particles that cover the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, are "electrically charged", show results of an experiment. The findings, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help explain an odd phenomenon -- prevailing winds on Titan blow from east to west across the moon's surface, but sandy dunes nearly 300 feet tall seem to form in the opposite direction. "These ...
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New Delhi: Congress party leader M.M Hassan's shocking description of menstruation as being impure and women should not enter places of worship during that time, has once again brought the issue in public debate and that it is still considered taboo by a section of Indian society.The fact, however, is that there are several Indian states where puberty is celebrated. From Assam to the southern ...
[Nepal], Mar. 28 (ANI): Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, arrived on a four day visit to Kathmandu on Tuesday to receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army.The Himalayan Times quoted a statement by Nepal Army as saying that Nepal President Bidya Bhandari will confer the title on General Rawat on Wednesday.Nepal Army's Lt Gen Purna Chandra Thapa received General Rawat on his arrival at ...
By Julia Fioretti LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Europe's top court on Tuesday upheld European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, including on its largest oil group Rosneft, in a ruling that asserts the court's jurisdiction over the bloc's foreign policy. The EU slapped sanctions on Russia after it annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and stepped them up as Moscow went on to support a ...

Achche Din and the Aadhaar con

2017-03-28 11:21:11

Back when the idea for the Aadhaar card was first mooted, as the Unique Identification project by the United Progressive Alliance government in 2009, the Bharatiya Janata Party called it a violation of privacy. Nandan Nilekani made the case that this was an entirely voluntary project, where citizens in good faith would surrender their demographic and biometric data to the government, because, why ...
Meat traders across Uttar Pradesh are under siege. After remaining under constant threat of being apprehended and put behind bars with huge fines, meat sellers across the state have gone on indefinite strike. From Ghaziabad, and Noida in close proximity to the Indian capital of New Delhi, to Ghazipur, the easternmost part of the state, bordering Bihar, the sale of buffalo meat has come to a complete ...
By Vikram Subhedar LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks recovered while the dollar hovered above four-month lows on Tuesday as anxiety over Donald Trump's setback on healthcare reform gave way to tentative hopes for the U.S. president's planned stimulus policies. Hopes that the Trump administration will now prioritize tax reforms coupled with still-robust economic data and corporate earnings forecasts spurred ...
By Mayank Bhardwaj, Rupam Jain and Tom Lasseter NEW DELHI, March 28 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of dollars were within reach for M. Prabhakara Rao as he prepared in April 2015 to take his Indian cotton seed company public. The Indian businessman already had $54 million in initial funding from an American private equity investor. Rao had also locked in a long-term licensing agreement with Monsanto ...
March 28 (Reuters) - Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd * Says through unit signed SPA and SSA with Cancer Care Kenya relating to investment in CCK share capital * Says consideration to be Kenya shillings 93,147,000 in cash * Says after consummation of deal, HCG Kenya to hold 93.66 percent of outstanding share capital in CCK * Says issue price per share is KSHS 100 per share Source text: http://bit.ly/2ncSl0N Further ...
(ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon - see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets) * STOXX 600 up 0.4 pct * Wolseley hits near 10-yr high on strong H1 * EDP gains on plan to buy out renewables subsidiary * Dufry rises on media report HNA seeks stake * Booker dips as Tesco takeover under fire By Helen Reid LONDON, March ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Indian Bank Manipal PO Recruitment Results Released; Check admission list of candidates hereIndian Bank has announced the final list of candidates selected for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance course offered through Manipal Global Education Services.As per the official statement released by the bank, these provisionally selected candidates shall be able to download the ...
National Seeds Corporation Limited (NSC) was incorporated with the objective to promote and develop seed industry in the country and to contribute to the prosperity of farmers through supply of quality seeds and other agro input/services as well as to enhance agricultural productivity.NSC is inviting application for filling up various posts on direct recruitment basis at Central State Farm Hisar (Haryana), ...


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