Archive for November 5th, 2018

KPIT and Udacity Forge Partnership for Upskilling Talent in Autonomous Vehicle Engineering

Pune, Maharashtra Nov 5  KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT) and Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform, are partnering to upskill and build the engineering talent ecosystem for autonomous technology, including self-driving cars and autonomous flight.

KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT) and Udacity, the Silicon Valley…

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Shakun Batra discussed film project on Osho with Aamir

Mumbai, Nov 5  Filmmaker Shakun Batra has started working on his film based on the life of Osho, the spiritual leader Rajneesh, and has spoken to Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan about the project.

Asked if Shakun, the ‘Kapoor & Sons’ director, had discussed the project with him, Aamir said: “Yes…

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Eye on SP-BSP, BJP’s big poll push for UP in 2019

New Delhi Nov 5  From creating 13,500 WhatsApp groups to gathering information on around 3 crore beneficiaries of government schemes, from meeting all district community leaders to the booth-wise verification of voters, the BJP has detailed a 109-point public outreach programme for Uttar Pradesh before the Lok…

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Undergraduate medical students to study ethics, communication from 2019-20

New Delhi Nov 5 Undergraduate medical students will study a course on ethics and communication from the 2019-20 academic year, with the newly appointed board of governors of the Medical Council of India approving the the new MBBS curriculum.
In a bid to address the shortage of medical faculty…

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China pats Pakistan for ‘efforts’ to have peace talks with India

New Delhi Nov 5 China on Sunday patted Pakistan for its “efforts” to have peace talks with India to resolve the “outstanding” Kashmir dispute. During the ongoing China visit by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Beijing and Islamabad issued a joint statement which had some references to India and the…

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A new chapter in the saga of the Ram temple

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), the two “non-electables”, to use Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s term, are among the Hindutva groups which are pushing for immediately starting the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

While the RSS chief, Mohan Bhagwat, has called…

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Don’t think we applied ourselves: Brathwaite

Kolkata, Nov 5  West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday said his side lost to India in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals as they could not apply themselves.

“I don’t think we applied ourselves. We were either too defensive or too attacking. We could’ve scored 130…

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This drink makes deadly brain tumour cells glow, aids surgery

London, Nov 5  A drink containing a compound that makes tumour cells glow has helped surgeons in Britain to spot and safely remove brain cancer.

The research was carried out with patients who had suspected glioma, the most common form of brain cancer.

Treatment usually involves surgery to remove as…

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Find your perfect gemstone this Dhanteras

New Delhi, Nov 5  Dhanteras is a festival celebrated just two days before Diwali. All purchases made during this occasion, be it metal or jewellery are considered to be the blessings of God and not many of you would know that buying gemstones is considered equally auspicious on this day…

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