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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 ...
Mumbai: Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley today continued his deposition for the second consecutive day before a court here. 26/11 attacks planned one year in advanceLashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley revealed in a Special Court that the dastardly 26/11 attacks in Mumbai was planned out over a year in advance by various groups and agencies of Pakistan, ...
A doctor at a hospital in India's capital, New Delhi, was recently tracking a wall of monitors displaying the vital signs of intensive care patients admitted hundreds of miles away when red-and-yellow alerts rang out.The oxygen flow to a 67-year-old patient had stopped when no critical care doctors were present in a hospital in the northern city of Amritsar.But the doctor in the New Delhi centre run ...
Did you like reading about naughty children when young - maybe hoping for a few tips? The first you may have come across would be an energetic and enthusiastically mischievous, freckled five-year-old with a distinctive hairstyle. The definitive purveyor of hijinks was however his cheeky, grubby but innovative and ingenious elder who is nearly completing a century but is never aged and is still popular. Dennis ...
Mumbai: Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley today continued his deposition for the second consecutive day before a court here. 26/11 attacks planned one year in advanceLashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley revealed in a Special Court that the dastardly 26/11 attacks in Mumbai was planned out over a year in advance by various groups and agencies of Pakistan, ...
Jammu: An army jawan who was buried under 25 feet of snow following an avalanche in the Siachen glacier was today miraculously found alive in critical condition after six days of rescue efforts."It was a miraculous rescue, all efforts are being made to evacuate Lance Naik Hanaman Thappa to the RR hospital in the morning," Lt Gen D S Hooda, Northern Army Commander, told PTI.He said, "Five bodies have ...
An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the richter scale hit the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Tuesday morning.The quake hit 96 kilometres southwest of Panguna at 0019 GMT, according to the US Geological Survey.The epicenter was 104 kilometres southwest of the larger town of Arawa also on Bougainville Island and USGS said it was 30 kilometres deep, which is considered shallow.The seismologists ...
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Former prime minister and president of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sushil Koirala died here of Pneumonia early on Tuesday. He was 80 years old. Koirala died at his residence in Kathmandu's Maharajgunj area. Doctors told the media that he died due to failure of his respiratory system. Koirala, who was the prime minister of Nepal from February 11, 2014 to October 10, 2015, will ...
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 ...
Bengaluru: An Indian biotech company's "breakthrough" claim that it has developed two "candidate vaccines" against the Zika virus - while being hailed as a 'made in India' product - has alarmed some virologists. Krishna Ella, managing director of Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, announced last week that his company is probably the first in the world to file a "global patent" for its vaccines against ...
* Telecom regulator rules against differential data pricing * Facebook's free Internet plan offered limited Web services * Facebook says to continue efforts to eliminate Web barriers (Adds graphic; no changes to text) By Sankalp Phartiyal and Himank Sharma NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Feb 8 (Reuters) - India introduced rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing ...
* FTSEurofirst 300 index tumbles 3.4 percent * Deutsche Bank top faller among big banks * Energy shares track weaker oil prices * Greek stocks sink to lowest in over 25 years (Adds details, closing prices) By Danilo Masoni and Atul Prakash MILAN/LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - European shares closed at their lowest level in more than two years on Monday with investor concerns over the health ...
* Sees Q1 revenue $3.18 bln-$3.24 bln vs est $3.32 bln * Q4 revenue up 17.9 pct to $3.23 bln, short of estimates * Shares fall as much as 8.7 pct in early trading (Adds executive comment, details; updates shares) By Abhirup Roy Feb 8 (Reuters) - IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp forecast its slowest quarterly revenue growth in 14 years, adding to mounting worries about ...
By Martinne Geller LONDON (Reuters) - 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and fatten government coffers. For years, public health advocates have called for such measures as one prong of an attack against a growing obesity epidemic that has fuelled rates of heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, in ...
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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