Archive for July 6th, 2018

DU Admissions 2018: New courses in Delhi University

New Delhi July 6 The Delhi University (DU) has started its admission process last month for various UG and PG courses offered at its colleges. There are over 56,000 seats on offer across 63 colleges. This year, the entrance test for admission to Delhi University’s postgraduate, M Phil…

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New Delhi July 6 is awarded the Superbrand status by the UAE Superbrands council in the B2B travel industry. The Superbrand status is awarded only to most outstanding brands in a field and is one of the very few brands to gain this recognition in the…

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How waste management is helping Vietnamese women earn a living

Hoi An (Vietnam), July 6 With over 20 million tourists visiting per year, this port city — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — produces approximately 27,000 tonnes of urban waste per year.

Most of the solid waste here, the country’s first “eco-city” — known for its pagodas, temples, ancient wells…

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Asish stuns top seed Puneet to enter final of tennis meet

Kolkata, July 6  A dream run for local wild card Asish Sen continued as he brushed top seed Puneet Kumar Gupta aside to enter the final of the men’s singles at the Calcutta South Club Senior ITF Tennis Championship at the red clay courts of the Calcutta South Club…

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Pella upsets Cilic in Wimbledon 2nd round

London, July 6  Argentina’s Guido Pella on Thursday rallied from two sets down to pull off a big upset, defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia, the third seed, 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5 in a rain-interrupted second-round match at Wimbledon.


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Cavani returns to practice alone after injury ahead of quarterfinal match

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), July 6  Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani on Thursday trained apart from his teammates and touched the ball for the first time since he was injured, less than 24 hours before the quarterfinal match against France as the last eight teams battled it out in the 2018 FIFA…

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App Store turns 10 with 500 mn weekly visitors in 155 countries

San Francisco, July 6  Customers in 155 countries are visiting App Store more often, staying longer and downloading and using more apps than ever before, the Cupertino-based iPhone giant has said.

App Store, that will turn 10 on July 10, now sees 500 million weekly visitors and hundreds of…

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‘Skinny fat’ a sign of dementia, Alzheimer’s risk: Study

New York, July 6  Older adults who are “skinny fat” — the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass — may be at risk of developing decline in cognitive performance, a study contends.

“Skinny fat” is the colloquial term for the medical condition sarcopenic obesity…

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Wind puts brakes on Violet Line, hundreds stranded

New Delhi, July 6  Commuters on the Violet Line of the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) had a tough time reaching their destinations on Thursday when, forced by wind, a portion of the railing broke away and fell on tracks near Lajpat Nagar, obstructing the run of the trains.


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