Archive for June 4th, 2019

India needs education, not Hindi chauvenism

Even progressive proposals of the education policy got eclipsed by the proposal to impose Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states

June 4 :   It is just as well that the government has junked a proposal in the K Kasturirangan education panel’s report—the official line is that this was a…

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Apple unveils lightning-fast iOS 13, powerful Mac Pro

 San Jose (California)  JUne 4:  In a fresh attempt to make its devices faster and agile like never before, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker has unveiled iOS 13 with features like Dark Mode and Apple sign-in, a sturdy Mac Pro desktop for creative professionals and a brand new iPadOS…

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Meditation training app may boost attention, memory

 Los Angeles June 4:  Scientists have developed a personalised digital meditation training programme that significantly improves attention and memory in young adults in just six weeks.

The intervention, called MediTrain, utilises an algorithm that tailors the length of the meditation sessions to the abilities of the participants, so they are…

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Hotel investor: Trump evaded taxes in Panama

New York, Jun 4 (AP) The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleged in a court filing on Monday that the U.S. president’s company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country.

A filing in New York federal court by property…

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Bhumi happy with co-actors who bring diversity to screen

Mumbai Jun 4:  In her upcoming projects, actress Bhumi Pednekar is working with Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal and Kartik Aaryan. She says it is wonderful to work with co-actors, whose movies have not only made good box office numbers, but also proved their versatility.

With Ayushmann, Bhumi has worked…

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Hafeez hails ‘total team effort’ as Pakistan shock England

Nottingham, Jun 4 (AFP) Mohammad Hafeez saluted Pakistan’s “total team effort” after they stunned hosts England with a 14-run victory over the tournament favourites at Trent Bridge on Monday.

Hafeez earned the man-of-the-match award for his influential innings of 84 from 62 balls as he…

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Kerala govt confirms Nipah virus, 86 under observation

Kochi, June 4 (PTI) A 23-year-old college student here has been confirmed to be infected with the Nipah virus while 86 others are under medical observation, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja Tuesday said.

The results of blood samples of the student, which were tested at the National…

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Vidyasagar College to get new bust of social reformer: Mamata

Kolkata, Jun 4 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was desecrated by miscreants last month.

“The state government will place a bust of…

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