Archive for January 5th, 2019

MGM Recognised for Energy Management Best Practices

New Delhi Jan 5 Being Macau’s first integrated resort operator to receive ISO 50001 Energy Management System certification in 2016 for MGM MACAU property, MGM has been recognized for excellence and leadership in the use of energy management to improve building performance over the years. Today, Mr. Peter Chan…

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‘Pakistan needs IMF despite Arab rescue’

New Delhi Jan 5 Saudi Arabia’s rescue package and financial support commitment from China do not obviate the need for Pakistan’s entry into International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan program due to size of the funding gap, a brokerage said on Friday.

So far the government has received commitment…

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Free for all voters

A recent Tamil feature film, Sarkar, contained scenes that criticised the culture of freebies. This triggered such strong opposition from the ruling party that the producer was forced to cut those scenes and re-release the film. This episode highlights the pivotal position that freebies have come to play.


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No evidence of atmosphere on Ultima Thule: NASA

Washington, Jan 5 New Horizons spacecraft which explored the ancient Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule, earlier this week, has yielded that the distant object has no evidence of an atmosphere, NASA has said.

New Horizons completed the farthest flyby in history when it came within about 2,200 miles…

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No ‘good’ air quality day for Patna in 2018

Patna, Jan 5  Bihar’s capital city Patna did not see even a single “good” air quality day throughout the year gone by, according to a report by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED).

The data available with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for Patna shows that…

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Slow down skin ageing

New Delhi, Jan 5  The health of your skin mirrors the health of your body. With a healthy diet and proper lifestyle, you can delay ageing, say experts.

As a person ages, the skin goes through reduced activity of sebaceous glands which results in dry skin. Also, thinning of epidermis…

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Aishwarya reminisces ‘roka’ with Abhishek

Mumbai, Jan 5  Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has recounted how her ‘roka’ ceremony with husband Abhishek Bachchan happened “really suddenly” after he proposed.

With over a decade of marital bliss, Abhishek and Aishwarya are parents to a daughter named Aaradhya.

In an upcoming episode of celebrity chat show “Famously Filmfare…

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US stocks closer higher amid Fed’s signals of gentler monetary policy

New York, Jan 5  US stocks closed sharply higher, finishing the week on a high note, after tech stocks surged, job market retained strength and US Federal Reserve chair hinted at slower monetary tightening.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday closed 746.94 points, or 3.29 per cent…

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