Archive for November 15th, 2018

Yes Bank’s non-executive Chairman Ashok Chawla resigns

New Delhi, Nov 15  Yes Bank on Wednesday said that its non-executive independent part-time Chairman Ashok Chawla has resigned with immediate effect.

“Yes Bank announces that Shri Ashok Chawla, non-executive independent part-time chairman, has tendered his resignation from the Bank’s Board, with immediate effect, mentioning…

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TAFI & TAAI appeal Air India to not restrict GDS

New Delhi Nov 15 Air India has sent shockwaves through the travel trade in India on their announcement of offerings its inventory solely through its select GDS and disconnecting its inventory of another GDS, due to which this may reduce the distribution capability of the Airline by about 40 per…

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GRSE lays keel for Indian Navy’s 2nd Project 17A Stealth Frigate

New Delhi Nov 15 Indian state-owned shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) has begun work on the second of seven indigenously designed Shivalik II (Project 17A [P17A])-class stealth frigates on order for the Indian Navy (IN).

A keel-laying ceremony for the vessel, which is the first…

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IIM autonomy: HRD (Irani) resisted but PMO pushed, helped by HRD (Javadekar)

New Delhi Nov 15 Earlier this year, dissenting voices were heard within a section of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) community over the relinquishing of government control under the new IIM Act. At least six directors, all of new IIMs, were concerned that this could undermine the accountability of…

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Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond

Given the current economic scenario of India, it would be prudent to have our eyes on the pressing issues that need the attention of the government over the next six years. Policy changes, new policies and an environment that facilitates investment will be vital.

The recent renewable energy auctions, which…

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Mary Kom, Sarita spearhead Indian challenge at women’s boxing Worlds

New Delhi, Nov 15  Veteran Indian stars M.C. Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi will spearhead the Indian campaign when the women’s World Boxing Championships start here on Thursday.

Both boxers are strong contenders for the gold in their respective weight categories in what is possibly the last…

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MGR returns in 3D digital mode

Kochi, Nov 15  Using the latest technology, AN-Face, Orange County, a Malaysia-based animation company has resurrected the legendary Tamil actor MGR in a two-hour long ‘feature film’ in 3D digital mode, to be released in Hyderabad, next month.

The digital company has used artificial intelligence to define…

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Probiotics can help increase bone density: Study

New York, Nov 15  Treatment with good bacteria widely used in probiotic supplements can strengthen bones, especially in females, finds a study that may develop novel ways of treating bone loss condition osteoporosis.

The study showed that healthy mice fed with Lactobacillyus rhamnosus GG (LGG) bugs demonstrated an immune response…

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Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘poor’

New Delhi, Nov 15  It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, weather office said.

The MeT has predicted a clear day ahead.

According to the System of Air Quality…

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Go light yet trendy this wedding season

New Delhi, Nov 15  With the ongoing wedding and party season, there are certainly going to be a lot of social gatherings you are going to attend. Worrying about how to be a style icon for each occasion? Look no further.

This year, give a break to those heavy-set…

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