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Bengaluru: The fourth semester results of The Visvesvaraya Technology University's MBA examinations has been declared. Students can now check their results on the official website of the university.The examination was held in June/July. Students who wish to apply for revaluation can do it from July 30 onwards and the last date to send fully filled application form is August 3 without penalty and a ...
(Image: savethechildrenactionnetwork.org)Philadelphia: Reflecting the rise of the Indian American millennials, an 18-year-old delegate from Iowa, Sruthi Palaniyappan, has become the youngest delegate at the Democratic National Convention here which has nominated Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate.Sruthi, introduced her state delegation's announcement of its votes during the Convention ...
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday asserted that Home Minister Rajnath Singh was visiting Islamabad next month solely for the purpose of attending the SAARC ministerial conference and ruled out any possibilities of bilateral talks with leaders of Pakistan."The Home Minister is not travelling for a bilateral engagement with Pakistan, he is going for a SAARC related event. You know the ...

L&T net profit rises 46% in Q1

2016-07-29 12:50:00

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Friday reported a 46 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 610 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2016, as compared to Rs 419 crore in the corresponding period last year. Company's consolidated gross revenue in the quarter stood at Rs 21,874 crore, up 9.1 percent on a y-o-y (year-on-year) basis, and the international revenue during ...
Bengaluru: The fourth semester results of The Visvesvaraya Technology University's MBA examinations has been declared. Students can now check their results on the official website of the university.The examination was held in June/July. Students who wish to apply for revaluation can do it from July 30 onwards and the last date to send fully filled application form is August 3 without penalty and a ...
Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh who was today arrested from Bihar's Buxar district has been sent to a 14-day judicial custody."UP CM should take action against the people who have insulted my family. I dare Akhilesh Yadav to arrest Naseemuddin Siddiqui," Singh told the media after his arrest.A case was lodged against Dayashankar on 20th July for making a derogatory remark ...
(Image: savethechildrenactionnetwork.org)Philadelphia: Reflecting the rise of the Indian American millennials, an 18-year-old delegate from Iowa, Sruthi Palaniyappan, has become the youngest delegate at the Democratic National Convention here which has nominated Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential candidate.Sruthi, introduced her state delegation's announcement of its votes during the Convention ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey has warned that battlefield success against ISIS may lead to increased terrorism in the West.Speaking to a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University this week, Comey predicted that eventually crushing ISIS in its self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq will likely result in dispersing terrorists elsewhere, reports CNN."At some point ...

AFSPA: How long will it go on?

2016-07-28 08:54:40

In under three weeks, at least fifty people have died and thousands have been wounded in Kashmir, including security forces.In the other part of the country where the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is in force, a woman made a decision that should have dominated the front pages of the national dailies and started a debate on the AFSPA.Irom Sharmila, popularly called ‘The Iron Lady of Manipur’, ...
It is quite difficult to believe, but the flamboyant Navjot Singh Sidhu had a quiet slow and sedate start to his cricketing career. A famous article was written about him after a really bad Test debut with the West Indies in 1983. It called him a “Strokeless wonder”. Sidhu was in the wilderness for a good four years and when he made his debut in ODIs in 1987, he grabbed it with both hands, ...
By Arno Schuetze FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank showed a weaker reading in the European Union's banking stress test than most of its peers, indicating that the lender still has far to go in a revamp it launched last year. In a theoretical economic and financial shock, the capital level of Germany's flagship lender would drop to 7.8 percent from 10.8 percent at the end of last year, ranking ...
By Huw Jones and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - Banks from Italy, Ireland, Spain and Austria fared worst in the latest European Union stress test, which the region's banking watchdog said on Friday showed there was still work to do in order to boost credit to the bloc's economy. Eight years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers sparked a global banking meltdown, many of Europe's banks are ...

Here`s how you can beat the bloat

2016-07-29 13:21:00

Neither are you pregnant nor have you gained weight, so what's with the waistband suddenly feeling tight? Pain, discomfort and a bloated tummy - the symptoms are familiar to many."There is no specific reason behind bloating. It may differ from an individual to individual. In some women menses can lead to bloating. Overeating can also be a reason. Sometimes long time gaps between the meals leads to ...
, Jul 29 (ANI): Is cancer really a modern man-made disease? Only if processed foods were available 1.7 million years ago, suggests a recent study.Researchers led by scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand's Evolutionary Studies Institute and the South African Centre for Excellence in PalaeoSciences announced in two papers the discovery of the most ancient evidence for cancer and bony tumours ...
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 -- ...
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 ...
The literacy rate among Muslims showed the largest increase of 9.4 percentage points, from 59.1% in 2001 to 68.5% in 2011, among India's minorities, according to data presented in the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament) on July 21, 2016. Muslims are followed by Buddhists (8.6 percentage points), Sikhs (6 percentage points), Christians (4.2 percentage points) and Jains (0.8 percentage points). Hindus-the ...
As new education minister Prakash Javadekar takes charge of a ministry that appeared to impede the Prime Minister’s desire to see world-class Indian universities, step one could be to get his ministry’s first-ever national ranking in order. The Ministry of Human Resource Development’s maiden ranking exercise for Indian universities, India Rankings 2016—a guide for students—lacks three key ...

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