Archive for April 4th, 2018

Kohli, Pujara retain ICC Test spots; Markram vaults to top-10

Dubai, April 4 :  India skipper Virat Kohli and Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara held on to their second and seventh position respectively in the latest ICC Test Player rankings, while the biggest gainer was South African opener Aiden Markram jumping to a career-best No.9 spot in the list released…

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AI to help in search for alien life

London, April 4  Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help astronomers predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a new study.
Using artificial neural networks (ANNs) researchers from Britain’s Plymouth University classified planets into five types, based on whether they are most like the present-day Earth, the…

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Newcastle University signs MoU with Bharti Foundation

New Delhi, April 4 :  Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, has signed a MoU with Newcastle University, UK, to extend cooperation in the area of students internship and joint academic research.

As a part of the MoU, the students from Newcastle University, UK, will visit remote villages in…

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No SFIO reference on ICICI Bank to Corporate Affairs: Secretary

New Delhi, April 4 :  No reference has been made to the Union Corporate Affairs Ministry by its Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on the issue involving the private sector ICICI Bank and Videocon Group, its Secretary Injeti Srinivas said on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters here on the sidelines of a…

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KoPT clocks 13% pc growth in traffic handling in FY18

Kolkata, April 4 :  The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) handled 57.88 million tonnes of cargo in 2017-18 (FY18), achieving a 13.61 per cent growth over 50.95 MT handled in the previous fiscal, an official said on Wednesday.
Its operating income, excluding dredging subsidy, increased to Rs 2…

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Richa Chadha to walk for Rinku Sobti at a fashion week

Delhi, April 4 :  Actress Richa Chadha will walk the runway for designer Rinku Sobti who will showcase a collection titled “Transcending” at Vaunt International Fashioner Week here on Saturday.

“It’s the first season of Vaunt International Fashioner Week and I am really excited for it. It’s an immense…

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Dubbing for Kangana was challenging, says Pallavi

Mumbai, April 4 :  Actress Pallavi Bharti, who dubbed for Kangana Ranaut in the English version of “Tanu Weds Manu”, says it was not easy as she had to learn the actress’ tone and body language to do the job right.

“I remember when I dubbed in Kangana Ranaut’s voice…

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Opposition parties meet, press for discussing urgent issues

New Delhi, April 4 :  Leaders of 13 opposition parties met here on Wednesday and urged the government and the presiding officers of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to allow discussion on issues being raised by them, saying they were willing to extend the Budget Session to pass the government…

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Shah slams Naveen, promises development under BJP government

Bhubaneswar, April 4 :  BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, saying he has failed to carry out development work in the state.

He claimed that Odisha will witness all-round development after the formation of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.


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Mehbooba welcomes SC observation on Article 370

Srinagar, Apr 4 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Supreme Court’s observation that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which gives a special status to the state, is not a temporary provision.

“The Hon’ble Supreme Court’s observation regarding its (Article 370) permanent…

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