Archive for March 12th, 2018

Nasscom, Facebook launch ‘Design4India Studio’ in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, March 12 :  In a bid to provide mentorship in design, innovation and entrepreneurship for software companies and startups, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) in association with Facebook on Monday launched “Design4India Studio” here.

The platform would provide interactions with design industry mentors and give an…

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With filmmaking, you sign up for struggles: Producer Guneet Monga

New Delhi, March 12 :  As a woman producer with a knack of “non-Bollywood” stories, Guneet Monga — one of the only two Indians named in Variety’s International Women of Impact Report — says filmmaking is a journey that comes with its share of struggles and challenges.

So, Monga, who is…

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Govt positive towards farmers’ demands: Fadnavis

umbai, Mar 12 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was “sensitive and positive” towards the demands of farmers and tribals, who have marched from Nashik to Mumbai to draw the administration’s attention towards their problems.

Fadnavis was responding to a discussion in the Assembly, initiated…

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Make your pet’s life easier while travelling

New Delhi, March 12 :  While travelling with your pet, keep dog wipes, water bow, food treats and essentials handy to make the trip memorable for you and your furry friends as well, say experts.

Rashi Narang, Creative Director at Heads Up For Tails, and Amol Sharma, Founder at PetSutra, have…

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Ajay Devgn to launch his own chain of gyms

Mumbai, March 12 : Actor Ajay Devgn will soon be launching two Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) gyms here.

“Yes it has been my yearning to spread awareness on the power and profundity of MMA all over our country. I will be committed to launching MMA studios across Maharashtra,” Ajay said in…

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No let up in protests in Lok Sabha, proceedings stalled again

New Delhi, Mar 12 (PTI) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned this morning for an hour as parties continued their protests over various issues.

Today was the sixth consecutive day when the House witnessed bedlam. The first week of the second part of the Budget session which began…

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Wrestler Navjot ranked world No.2 in women’s 65kg rankings

New Delhi, March 12 Navjot Kaur, who clinched a gold medal at the recently concluded Asian Wrestling Championships in Bishkek, has jumped to the second spot in the world women’s 65kg weight category rankings released by United World Wrestling.

Navjot represented Bengaluru Yodhas in the first season of the…

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Patent shows water, dust resistant Apple keyboard in making

San Francisco, March 12 An Apple patent application has surfaced that shows that the iPhone maker is developing a liquid, dust and crumb-resistant keyboard for Macbook devices.

Titled “Ingress Prevention for Keyboards”, the application describes a key mechanism that would use ‘membranes or gaskets’ to keep foreign objects from…

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Sleep spindles may help in improving memory retention

New York, March 12 Want to strengthen your cognitive skills regarding any relevant information? Sleep spindles can help you in retaining new memories related to any newly learned information when you sleep.

Sleep spindles are half-second to two-second bursts of oscillatory brain activity — occurring during non-rapid eye…

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Sunny Monday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, March 12  It was a sunny Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“The sky will be clear with mist in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department official…

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