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Kathmandu: Nepal's agitating Madhesis on Monday called off their nearly five-month long blockade at the Indo-Nepal border, bringing relief to the country suffering severe shortages of fuel, medicine and other supplies due to the protests against a new Constitution."Considering the current crisis facing the nation and the public necessity and aspirations, the ongoing protest programmes of general strike, ...
New Delhi: With an IAS-IPS couple unable to get transfer to the cadre of their spouse as it would mean being posted in their native state, a piquant situation has arisen exposing the 'gaps' in the existing policy.The couple has sought common cadre citing their marriage, as civil services rules allow it. However, the rules bar any member of the service from working in his or her home state, resulting ...
By Jemima Kelly and Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - Stress in the financial sector triggered by worries over global growth and the impact of negative interest rates drove European share prices to their lowest in 16 months on Monday and sent the cost of insuring bank debt soaring. Concern over the health of the sector, which has prompted comparisons with the early days of the global financial ...
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 ...
Kathmandu: Nepal's agitating Madhesis on Monday called off their nearly five-month long blockade at the Indo-Nepal border, bringing relief to the country suffering severe shortages of fuel, medicine and other supplies due to the protests against a new Constitution."Considering the current crisis facing the nation and the public necessity and aspirations, the ongoing protest programmes of general strike, ...
New Delhi: With an IAS-IPS couple unable to get transfer to the cadre of their spouse as it would mean being posted in their native state, a piquant situation has arisen exposing the 'gaps' in the existing policy.The couple has sought common cadre citing their marriage, as civil services rules allow it. However, the rules bar any member of the service from working in his or her home state, resulting ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Feb 8 (Reuters) - A special investigation team set up in Pakistan to probe a deadly assault on an Indian air base last month found no evidence implicating the leader of the group India blamed for the attack, Pakistani security officials said on Monday. The officials said the team interrogated Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his associates and found no evidence ...
Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Monday resumed supply of fuel to Nepal from the Raxaul-Birgunj border point after a gap of more than five months thus easing the supply situation in the landlocked Himalayan nation. At least three dozen bullet tankers crossed through the key Raxaul-Birgunj trading point on Monday as the Samuktya Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha -- or the Madhesi ...
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 ...
India has rarely been as much disgraced as by the assault on a group of Africans in Bengaluru, the country's vaunted Silicon Valley. Yet, this city, which is supposed to represent a cosmopolitan ambience, witnessed two of the worst examples of behaviour for which Indians are becoming infamous. One is an old trait - an intense colour consciousness which is seen in the search for fair brides in matrimonial ...
* 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 ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Feb 8 (Reuters) - A special investigation team set up in Pakistan to probe a deadly assault on an Indian air base last month found no evidence implicating the leader of the group India blamed for the attack, Pakistani security officials said on Monday. The officials said the team interrogated Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his associates and found no evidence ...
* 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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