Archive for August 21st, 2018

Rupee may fall further against U.S Dollar

The Indian National Rupee (INR) breached the 70 mark against the US dollar recently causing an immediate short term impact on the economy – imports became dearer particularly india’s outgo of rupee against the dollar for buying crude oil shot up but exporter got more Indian rupees in exchange for…

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Atalji’s way

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

left a profound imprint on the polity, public speaking and, above all, the democratic awakening of India. A leader who was away from the public gaze, who had not spoken or was not heard in public for many years, who left the office of prime minister more…

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DU 9th cut-off 2018 released, seats available in popular colleges

New Delhi August 21 DU 9th cut-off 2018: The Delhi University today announced its ninth cut-off list for admission to Undergraduate (UG) courses and the admission process will begin from August 21. Some prominent colleges in the north and south campus have announced the availability of seats under…

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Indigo to operate additional relief flights to Kochi

New Delhi August 21 Reviewing the current flood situation in Kerala, IndiGo will operate three daily additional relief flights to and from Kochi Naval base effective August 21, 2018 to August 26, 2018. IndiGo will ensure to provide cancellation and rescheduling waiver to passengers booked to travel from August 16…

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Study finds link between modern-man hands, stone tools

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 21: When talking about early stone tools, researchers rarely mention about the involvement of human hands in actually developing those tools.
To this bridge this missing link, a recent study suggests that the technique used to produce these stone tools would have needed a modern…

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Healthy diet associated with healthy cellular aging in women

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 21: Women, take note! Eating a healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging, finds a study.
According to the University of Michigan research, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium and processed meats is linked to…

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Asian Games: India thrash hapless Indonesia

Jakarta [Indonesia], Aug 21 : The Indian Men’s Hockey team began their title defense at the 18th Asian Games 2018 by mauling hosts Indonesia 17-0 in the first Pool A match here on Monday.
Three Indian players, Dilpreet Singh (7′, 30′, 32′), Simranjeet Singh (13′, 38′, 53′) and Mandeep…

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RBI staff to go on mass casual leaves over pension issues

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 21 : The United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and employees has announced that its members will observe two days mass casual leave on September 4 and 5, in a bid to press for their long-pending demands over pension related issues.
The United Forum claimed that…

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S Africa opens inquiry to probe graft charges against Zuma

Johannesburg [South Africa], Aug 21: South Africa on Monday started to investigate the corruption charges levelled against former president Jacob Zuma.
The former South African president is accused of overseeing widespread graft during his nine-year reign. The probe’s focal point would be Zuma’s alleged relationship with the…

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