Archive for March 10th, 2018

The University of Birmingham Dubai launches new ‘fully-funded’ Scholarships

London 10 March 2018: The University of Birmingham Dubai has announced a package of exclusive ‘fully-funded’ scholarships – each worth up to 300,000 AED – for students wishing to study at a world-class university in the heart of Dubai’s International Academic City.
The Chancellor’s Full Scholarship Awards…

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Shooter Anjum takes silver at World Cup

Guadalajara (Mexico), March 10 India’s Anjum Moudgil won her first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup medal by bagging silver in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) event here.

On a windy day, Anjum performed brilliantly to register a score of 454.2 here on Thursday…

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After wife’s revolt, Shami faces attempt to murder charge

Kolkata, March 10 India pacer Mohammed Shami faces charges of attempting to murder his wife by poisoning her after the cricketer’s wife Hasin Jahan accused him of physically and mentally torturing her and having extra-marital affairs, police said on Friday.

A First Information Report filed at the Jadavpur…

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New chip technology can boost quantum computing power

London, March 10  An international team, including Chinese researchers, has demonstrated a large-scale integrated quantum photonic circuit, which may pave the way for manufacturing massive components for the realization of an optical quantum computer, a new study revealed.

According to a study released by the University of Bristol, Integrated…

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Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, March 10  It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“The sky will be clear throughout the day,” an India Meteorological Department official (IMD) said…

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Essential table etiquettes to know

New Delhi, March 10 Table etiquettes are always a daunting topic — whether it is a business dinner you are going for, a black-tie event that you wish to attend or a casual brunch on a day out with friends. From types of cutlery, styles of eating different cuisines — there…

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When I made ‘Guzaarish’ on euthanasia, there was hue and cry: Bhansali

Mumbai, March 10  After the Supreme Court announced on Friday that a person has the “right to die with dignity” in case of an irreversible stage of terminal illness, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who tackled the theme of euthanasia in “Guzaarish”, has recounted that the subject had sparked a hue…

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Sufi singer Pyarelal of Wadali Brothers dead

Amritsar, March 10 Noted Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal, the younger of the two famed Wadali Brothers, died here on Friday following cardiac arrest. He was 75.

Pyarelal, brother of singer Puranchand Wadali, died at a private hospital.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in mourning Pyarelal’s death.


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RBI slaps Rs 5cr penalty on Airtel Payments Bank for KYC violation

Mumbai, March 10 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday slapped a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Airtel Payments Bank Limited for violating know your customer (KYC) norms, an official statement said here.

“The Reserve Bank of India has imposed, on March 7, 2018, a monetary penalty of…

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India needs 1,750 new aircraft over 20 years: Airbus

Hyderabad, March 10 India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to Airbus latest India Market Forecast.

To help meet this growth, India will need 1,320 new single-aisle aircraft…

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