Archive for January 11th, 2019

Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Rakesh Asthana plea today

New Delhi Jan 11 Even as CBI Director Alok Verma was Thursday removed from his post on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty, the Delhi High Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict Friday on pleas of his No. 2, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, and others seeking quashing of…

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New single dose experimental Ebola drug effective: Study

New Delhi Jan 11 Scientists have developed an experimental new drug that can in a single dose successfully protect non-human primates against a lethal infection of all strains of the deadly Ebola virus.

“Our experimental drug can protect against all forms of Ebola known to harm people, suggesting that…

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New Payment Method for Air Tickets Successfully Demonstrated

New Delhi Jan 11 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the successful completion of the first “IATA Pay” ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment. The transaction was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, a UK-based fintech company.

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a…

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NIFT admit card released at nift.ac.in, here’s how to download

New Delhi Jan 11, NIFT admit card: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has released the admit card to the admission to entrance exam on its official website, nift.ac.in. The exam will be a written test and is scheduled to be held on January 20, 2019.

Candidates…

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Quotas, theirs and ours

If we set aside the most obvious objections to the proposal to provide 10 per cent reservation for the so-called “general category” — it is a cynical election stunt, will prove legally unsustainable, and does not address the jobs crisis — we are left with something unexpectedly interesting. The Modi regime…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 launch confirmed for February 20: Here are details

New Delhi Jan 11 Samsung Galaxy S10 will be unveiled on February 20 at a special UNPACKED event in San Francisco, confirmed the company. The Galaxy S10 will mark ten years of the Galaxy S series from Samsung, which is the company’s flagship offering.

The expectation is that the…

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What after #MeToo? Let’s listen to heal

New Delhi Jan 11 Let me call him ‘Shiv’. The 19-year-old had been expelled from college for sexual harassment. As I chatted with him, I was curious to understand his perspective of the violation, which he immediately dismissed as “college creating a drama after all this #MeToo”.

As…

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Ranveer, Alia and other Bollywood stars meet PM Modi

New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 11 Major Bollywood stars such as Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan landed in the capital city Thursday for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting comes weeks after the PM met Bollywood producers and discussed issues faced by the industry…

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