Archive for November 2nd, 2017

From 2019, national talent search exam to have OBC quota

New Delhi Nov 2 : The government on Tuesday approved reservation for OBC students in the second stage of National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), a test conducted by NCERT to award scholarships to students, from 2019.

Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said the government has already increased the rates…

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Experience power, natural beauty of real volcano at Kirishima

New Delhi [India], Nov 1 (ANI): Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park spreads across Kagoshima Prefecture and Miyazaki Prefecture, uniquely encompassing three volcanic belts.

Plumes of smoke rise over an expansive lava field, like a scene out of an epic movie. With its combination of mountains, water, and lush green vegetation, the…

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Hackers steal cryptocurrency worth $100,000 through new malware

Moscow, Nov 2:  Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered “CryptoShuffler Trojan”, a new malware that cybercriminals are using to steal cryptocurrencies from a user’s wallet by replacing their address with its own in the devices.
According to the Russia-based cybersecurity company, criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin…

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Uncomfortable with seductive scenes: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai, Nov 2 : Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she feels uncomfortable while shooting scenes which require her to seduce her co-stars.

Sonakshi, along with actors Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna, appeared on the special show “Interrogation with Karan Johar” to promote their forthcoming film “Ittefaq”.

Asked whether she enjoyed seducing…

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UP NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 22, probe ordered

Lucknow, Nov 2 :  The death toll in the NTPC boiler blast in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli rose to 22 on Thursday, with two more succumbing to their burn injuries, officials said. The state government has ordered a magisterial probe.

Rae Bareli District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Khatri told IANS the…

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Ashish Nehra ‘satisfied’ to retire on a high

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Very few cricketers bid adieu to international cricket with both the bowling ends named after them and that too in their home ground but veteran pacer Ashish Nehra called himself “fortunate” to have all these during his farewell game — the first T20 International against New…

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Two killed in US shooting

Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) At least two people were killed when a gunman opened fire on a crowd outside a Walmart store in the US state of Colorado, police said.
The attack took place on Wednesday night in the city of Thornton, reports The New York Times.
The police has…

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Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Mumbai, Nov 2 :  The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher after it had scaled record highs.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 33,600.27 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 33,615.84 points.

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at…

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Militants attack security vehicle, five CRPF personnel injured

Srinagar, Nov 2 (PTI) At least five CRPF personnel were injured today in a militant attack on the vehicle of security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Militants opened fire on the vehicle of the 96 Battalion CRPF at Lazibal in Anantnag district at 8.30 am, a…

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Kapil Sibal slams Jaitley over ‘ease of doing corruption’ remark

New Delhi[India], Nov.02 (ANI): Congress leader and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal on Thursday slammed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his “ease of doing corruption” remark.

Jaitley on Wednesday criticised the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying that ease of doing corruption has now been replaced by the…

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