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Asian Games 2018: Meet the medal winners who have made India proud

Asian Games 2018: Meet the medal winners who have made India proud

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} YAHIYA ADDS ANOTHER MEDAL 1 / 26   Yahiya Muhammed Anas poses for photograph after securing silver medal in men's 400m final athletics event during the presentation ceremony at the 2018 in Jakarta. Photo: PTI TAJINDERPAL SINGH TOOR GETS RECORD-BREAKING SHOT PUT GOLD 2 / 26   India's Tajinderpal Singh Toor celebrates after receiving his gold medal for […]

PSU banks plans closure of 70 overseas offices during this fiscal

PSU banks plans closure of 70 overseas offices during this fiscal

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Public sector banks are in the process of closing or rationalising about 70 overseas operations as part of capital conservation exercise. Unviable foreign operations are being shut while multiple branches in same cities or nearby places are being rationalised with a view to achieving efficiency, sources said. As part of this exercise, public sector banks plan to close […]

Civil war to hurricanes: Social media is saving lives in disaster zones

Civil war to hurricanes: Social media is saving lives in disaster zones

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} was recently credited with reducing the number of casualties caused by air strikes in the Syrian civil war. The early warning system, developed by tech startup , uses remote sensors to detect aircraft flying over the opposition-held northern province of Idlib. Alerts are then sent via Facebook and instant messaging apps such as […]

FPIs stay bullish; pour in Rs 67 bn in August on better corporate earnings

FPIs stay bullish; pour in Rs 67 bn in August on better corporate earnings

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Foreign investors have pumped in a little over Rs 67 billion into the Indian capital markets so far this month on improvement on the macro front, better corporate earnings and correction in the mid and small-cap space. The latest inflow comes following a net infusion of over Rs 23 billion in the capital markets — both equity and debt […]

No chocolates by 2050? What we need to understand about ‘chocapocalypse‘

No chocolates by 2050? What we need to understand about ‘chocapocalypse‘

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} No more by 2050? Several articles have pointed recently that we are heading to a . Global market value keeps reaching new highs, . Consumption is mainly driven by perceived health benefits such as anti-aging, antioxidant effects, stress relieve, blood pressure regulation and others. So where are the biggest chocoholics located? Traditionally, more […]

Why it‘s so hard to detect the effect of global warming on monsoon rains

Why it‘s so hard to detect the effect of global warming on monsoon rains

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} The devastating floods in the Indian state of Kerala are a stark reminder of the vulnerability of the world’s most densely populated regions to weather and climate phenomena. In addition to the tragic loss of several hundred lives, widespread floods driven by unusually high and persistent monsoon rains have severely impacted the region’s […]

Shireen Mehrunnisa Mazari: Imran Khan‘s right pick for rights job?

Shireen Mehrunnisa Mazari: Imran Khan‘s right pick for rights job?

She is back to doing what she does best: Butting heads. Shireen Mehrunnisa Mazari, Pakistan’s minister for human rights, has strongly criticised the Dutch government for allowing space in that country’s parliament for its leading right-wing opposition, the anti-Islamist Dutch Freedom Party, to hold a competition of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad. The cartoons, first published in a Danish newspaper […]