Archive for August 13th, 2017

UK’s Chevening scholarship programs opens applications

Bengaluru Agu 13:  The application window for UK’s prestigious and fully-funded Chevening scholarship and fellowship programmes is now open. Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build…

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Are USB connections putting your data at risk?

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 (ANI): Turns out, USB connections, the most common interface used globally to connect external devices to computers, make snooping easy.

University of Adelaide researchers found that USB connections are vulnerable to information ‘leakage,’ making them even less secure than has been thought.

The team…

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Get the ‘Independence Week Look’

New Delhi  August 13 (ANI): As the nation hoists the tri-coloured flag this Independence Day, it’s yet another occasion for all the ladies out there to glam up themselves.

If you can’t decide what look to go with, we present to you the ‘Independence Week Look’, proposed…

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World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Jerusalem, Aug 13 (AP) Israel Kristal, the world’s oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family has said.

Oren Kristal, a grandson, said he died Friday. “He managed to accomplish…

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Pallekele Test: Dhawan, Rahul shine before Lanka fight back

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], Aug 13 (ANI): Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul shared a brilliant 150-run opening stand before Sri Lanka fought back as India reached 329-6 at stumps on the opening day of the third and the final Test at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday…

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No plans to raise wheat import duty: Paswan

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the government has no immediate plans to further hike wheat import duty from the existing 10 per cent.

On March 28, an import duty of 10 per cent was imposed on wheat to curb shipments in view of…

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Easy to frame authorities, but what about UP Health Min: Congress on Gorakhpur

Trivandrum (Kerala), Aug. 13 (ANI): Branding the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy as an ‘unforgivable act’, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday accused the Uttar Pradesh Government of sheer negligence, demanding a strict action against the accused.

Speaking to ANI here, Tharoor said, “Frankly, this is a terrible situation which shocked the…

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GJM leaders seek to meet Rajnath on Sunday over Gorkhaland issue

New Delhi, Aug 13 : Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders are likely to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday to request him to consider formation of a separate Gorkhaland, informed sources said.
A GJM delegation, headed by its President Bimal Gurung and General Secretary Roshan Giri, is slated…

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2 cops injured during search operation in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 13 (PTI) Two cops were injured today when militants fired on a search party of security forces in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said.

A cordon and search operation was launched by the forces at Wahab Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of the district after receiving specific…

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