Archive for November 15th, 2017

New effort needed to encourage society to tackle Islamophobia – report

 

London, November 15,2017 :   Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.

Antibiotic resistance happens when bacteria evolve mechanisms to withstand the drugs which are used to treat infections.

The team of experts at the University’s Institute of…

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Modi-Trump meet shows Indo-US strategic convergence: Sarna

Washington, Nov 15 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with President Donald Trump in the Philippines shows the “strategic convergences” in geopolitics and economy between India and the US, India’s envoy Navtej Sarna has said.

Modi and Trump held their second bilateral meeting in Manila on Monday, on…

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We plod not differentiate between teams: Virat Kohli

Kolkata Nov 15 (ANI): Ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka, Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted that the team want to play best cricket regardless of the opposition and playing conditions.

India is hosting a reverse series comprising three Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20…

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Govt reviews JK situation; ops in JK to be intensified

New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) Anti-militancy operations will be further intensified in Jammu and Kashmir with security forces being instructed to eliminate those who continue to indulge in violence in the state, officials said.

The directive was given today after a review of the security situation in the state…

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Accenture launches new interactive learning platform

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) To help enterprises develop efficient IT workforce, global software major Accenture on Wednesday launched an interactive learning platform.

The “Accenture Future Talent Platform” includes talent transformation services to help clients in critical areas such as digital, Cloud, security and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

“With technology accelerating at…

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Alia Bhatt `extremely excited` for her first period film `Raazi`

Mumbai Nov 15 (ANI): Everyone from fans to the star cast is extremely excited for ‘Raazi,’ a film based on Harinder Sikka’s novel ‘Calling Sehmat.’

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who plays the role of a Kashmiri girl in the Meghna Gulzar-directorial, says the audience will see her in…

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TIMEX, BLINK launch new activity tracker in India

New Delhi, Nov 15 :  Global watch manufacturer TIMEX on Wednesday launched a new activity tracker in collaboration with domestic consumer technology start-up BLINK.

Named “TIMEX | BLINK,” the watch comes in two variants: leather style at Rs 4,495 and bracelet style at Rs 4,995.

The USP of the…

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No pouches to dispose sanitary napkins: NGT serves notice

Pune, Nov 15 :  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slapped notice on the Maharashtra government and private companies, saying sanitary napkins and diapers manufacturers are violating laws by not providing pouches or wrappers for disposing them.

The complaint has been filed by Purva P. Bora, a female student of…

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Ram Madhav downplays Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s mediation in Ram Temple dispute

New Delhi  November 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday downplayed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s visit to Ayodhya and said they all should first allow the legal process to be completed in the Supreme Court, only after which other options should be explored…

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Delhi pollution: Kejriwal in Chandigarh to meet Khattar

Chandigarh, Nov 15 (PTI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived here today for a meeting with his Haryana counterpart to discuss air pollution and the issue of stubble burning that is a major contributory factor.

Kejriwal said in a tweet that he was looking forward to fruitful discussions with Haryana…

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