Archive for September 11th, 2017

AICTE mulls mergers to save dying colleges

Mumbai Sep. 11:   The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) is toying with the idea of merging two colleges which are in the vicinity of each other or even accepting proposals of buyouts, to resolve the lingering issue of vacant seats in technical colleges. Some of the 800 colleges…

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How do hurricanes form? Know from NASA scientists

Washington, Sep 10 :   Even as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form and what steps the US space agency has taken to study the most violent storms on Earth.
People call these storms by other names…

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Nadal beats Anderson to win third US Open title

New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson from South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to win his third US Open title on Sunday.

The victory gave the world number one the 16th Grand Slam title. Only his longtime rival Roger Federer has more…

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Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, dangerous storm surges feared

Miami, Sep 11 (IANS) Powerful winds from Hurricane Irma battered Florida with forecasters warning of dangerous strom surges that will lead to massive flooding across the US state, media reports said.
The massive storm, which had menaced Florida for days and triggered evacuation orders covering 5.6 million people, made…

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Tiny Himachal hamlet is a perfect getaway from city life (Travelogue)

Jibhi (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 11:  If you are looking for an escape from the cacophony of maddening city life, head to this tiny village located in the lap of Banjar Valley in Kullu district. Pristine and undisturbed, serenity and calmness linger in the air of Jibhi, a lesser known destination…

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I can go on for 70 more years: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai, Sep 11 :  Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has completed seven years of her journey in Hindi filmdom, says all the love and affection from her fans make her feel that she can go on for the next seven decades to come.

Sonakshi, who is the daughter of veteran actor…

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Rupee softens 9 paise against dollar in early trade

Mumbai, Sep 11 (PTI) The rupee weakened by 9 paise to 63.87 against the US dollar in early trade today at the interbank foreign exchange on fresh demand for the greenback from banks and importers.

A strong dollar in overseas markets weighed on the rupee sentiment, currency traders said…

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Arms, cough syrup seized by BSF in Bengal

Kolkata, Sep 11:  Border Security Force personnel on Sunday seized three home-made pistols and ammunitions along with 125 bottles of banned cough syrup Phensedyl from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Nadia district, a BSF official said.
Acting on a tip off, BSF troopers from Mehrani outpost…

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Ryan School death case: SHO at Sadar Sohna, HR Head arrested

Gurugram  September 11 (ANI): The Station House Officer (SHO) at Sadar Sohna, Inspector Arun, was suspended last night with immediate effect in connection with the Ryan International School murder case, confirmed the Gurugram Police Commissioner.

Ryan International Group’s Northern Zone Regional Head, Francis Thomas, and the Human resources (HR…

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