Archive for August 14th, 2018

FYJC special round : 1.17 lakh seats available for 60,000 applicants

New Delhi August 14 Over 1.17 lakh seats are now up for grabs in the special round of admissions to the first year junior colleges (FYJC), scheduled for later this week. In the seat matrix announced Monday, over 10,000 minority quota seats and 5,600 management quota seats…

Read More

Sir Vidia’s antipathies

New Delhi August 14  You had to be prepared for both despair and elation, reading VS Naipaul. I was disappointed by his An Area of Darkness, where I thought he was almost physically assaulting India, and unconsciously, his own past. How we revelled in Nissim Ezekiel’s masterly riposte to…

Read More
Read More

1 year after Doklam, China intrudes 400m into Ladakh

New Delhi August 14  China continues to needle India at different stretches along the 4,057-km Line of Actual Control (LAC), with People’s Liberation Army troops intruding around 300-400 metres inside the Demchok sector of eastern Ladakh and pitching five tents there in the latest such incident…

Read More

Simultaneous elections will bolster democratic structure: Shah to Law Panel

New Delhi [India] August 14: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) National President Amit Shah on Monday wrote a detailed letter to Law Commission Chairman Balbir Singh Chauhan, presenting the thorough views of his party on the issue of simultaneous elections in the country.
In the eight-page letter, Shah opines…

Read More

Phantom menace: mobile banking Trojan modifications reach all-time high

New Delhi [India], Aug 14: Mobile banking Trojans hit the list of cyber-headachesin Q2 2018. The number of installation packages for mobile banking – modifications which help attackers avoid detection by security solutions and to expand their arsenal – peaked at over 61,000.
This represents a historic high; more than…

Read More

Hypertension in pregnancy increases risk of autism, ADHD in kids

New Delhi [India] Aug 14 : Hypertension is a common complication seen in pregnancy and a leading cause of maternal and foetal morbidity.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDPs) include chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia (de novo or superimposed on chronic hypertension) and white coat hypertension.
HDP’s create a hostile…

Read More

Sridevi deserves every bit of respect: Boney Kapoor

New Delhi, [India] Aug 14: On Sridevi’s 55th birth anniversary, husband Boney Kapoor felt that she deserved every bit of respect that was being bestowed on her across the globe.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of a special film screening of the actress, Boney Kapoor said, “She…

Read More

Here’s why zebrafish always have stripes

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 14 : Researchers at Ohio State University developed a mathematical model that might explain the key role that one of those pigment cells plays in making sure each stripe ends up exactly where it belongs on the fish.
One of the most remarkable things about the…

Read More

‘Asian Games a huge opportunity for developing sports Climbing’

New Delhi [India], August 14: Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) President HS Chouhan has said that the 2018 Asian Games are a huge opportunity for sports climbing to grow in India.
The sport, which has recently got an official nod to be included in the 18th edition of the Asian games…

Read More