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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 ...

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 ...
Reacting to media reports that it is set to lay off 700-1000 employees for poor performance, leading e-tailer FlipKart on Friday denied any such move. "Flipkart denies all allegations of a lay-off," a company spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, media reports said that under-performing employees - 700-1000 in number - will be given the option to resign or hand over the pink slip. "At times, ...
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 ...
(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 ...
China and Russia have again voiced serious concern over the deployment of the United States anti-ballistic missile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea.At a fourth meeting on Northeast Asia security held in Moscow on Thursday, Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov noted that such an unilateral and non-constructive ...

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, ...
“Aaj kal gaon me naya nara chala hai: Arhar Modi! Arhar Modi! Arhar Modi!“ “These days there’s a new slogan in the village: Arhar Modi…” Sarcastically riffing on “Har har Modi (hail Modi),” a 2014 election slogan, Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi was referring to the rise in pulses–in this case split red gram (arhar)–an essential component of Indian kitchens and budgets. We ...
NEW DELHI, July 29 (Reuters) - Persistent heavy rains have caused widespread disruption in India's major cities and severe floods in the rugged northeast have killed at least 12 people, the federal government said on Friday. About 50,000 people from southern and eastern India had to be evacuated as storms pushed water levels to dangerous levels, damaging crops and causing more than 3,000 houses to ...

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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