Archive for January 2nd, 2019

Cold Wednesday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘severe’

New Delhi, Jan 2  It was a cold Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, as Delhi continued to remain under ‘severe’ air pollution, Met officials said.

“There was shallow to moderate fog in…

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Upgraded MiG-29 To Take On F-16 In The Refurbished Fighter Jet Market

New Delhi Jan 2 , The MiG-29, one of Russia’s most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an air superiority fighter to a multi-role aircraft. The Indian Air Force (IAF) revealed the upgrade, called the MiG-29UPG ahead of the Air…

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People no country wants

When the sun went down on 2018, the doors closed for one million residents of Assam who were unable to file their claims to prove that they are Indian citizens. The claims of the three million who were left out of the National Register of Citizens(NRC) will now be…

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CAT result 2018 to release by next week, check updates here

New Delhi Jan 2 , CAT result 2018: After releasing the answer key for the Common Admission Test (CAT 2018) last month, IIM Calcutta is expected to announce result by next week. While some candidates posted on social media that they can view their score, CAT 2018 conducting body Indian Institute…

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PBL-4: Sindhu registers comeback win over Saina

Pune, Jan 2  World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu began the New Year with a morale-boosting win over compatriot Saina Nehwal to give defending champions Hyderabad Hunters a 3-1 lead over North Eastern Warriors in the fourth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Balewadi stadium…

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NASA’s New Horizons probe makes historic Ultima Thule flyby

Washington, Jan 2  NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft on Tuesday zipped past an ancient Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule, setting the record for flyby of the most distant planetary object in history.

“Confirmed! @NASANewHorizons flew by the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine…

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Ways to revamp your closet in 2019

New Delhi, Jan 31  The year 2019 will be a season of contrasts as all the previous fashion rules will be broken. Untraditional aesthetics will take the spotlight, menswear and womens wear will shift through global cultures and comfort will be the key.
Harkirat Singh, Managing Director, Woodland, and Ankita…

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‘MeToo Movement’ is far bigger than me: Tanushree Dutta

Mumbai, Jan 2  Actress Tanushree Dutta is rightly regarded as the founding-mother of the “MeToo Movement” in India. When she spoke on her experience of being harassed 10 years ago, she opened up the floodgates for numerous other women from every walk of life to come forward with their…

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Equity indices open in red, Sensex down over 100 points

Mumbai, Jan 2  The key Indian equity indices opened in the negative territory on Wednesday with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 100 points.

Auto and metal stocks witnessed heavy selling pressure on the indices.

At 9.23 p.m., the Sensex traded at 36,139.31 points…

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Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil’s new President

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 2  Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil’s new President and he promised to build a “society without discrimination or division”.

The 63-year-old former army captain in his inaugural speech on Tuesday talked about a “national pact” to free…

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