Over 200 children killed in Yemen war in 2017: UNICEF

  Sanaa, August 8 (IANS): A top United Nations official in Yemen said on Monday that a total of 201 children have been killed in the Yemeni ongoing civil war since the beginning of 2017.   “In 2017, 201 children have been killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” UNICEF resident representative in Yemen […]

Women’s brains more active than that of men

  New York, August 8 (IANS): The brains of women are significantly more active in many more areas of the brain than men, especially in the prefrontal cortex, involved with focus and impulse control, and the limbic or emotional areas of the brain, involved with mood and anxiety, new research has found.   “This is […]

Weekly Internship List

Weekly Internship List

    Operations at OGO Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs. 7,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/4999 Deadline – 15th August 2017   Marketing at Veltrod Software Location – Work From Home Stipend – Rs. 5,000/Month Link – internshala.com/i/5000 Deadline – 20th August 2017   Accounts at DRB Advisory Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs. 5,000/Month Link […]

Intex launches 43-inch UHD ‘smart’ TV at Rs 52,990

  New Delhi, August 8 (IANS): Expanding its ‘smart’ TV portfolio, domestic consumers electronics brand Intex Technologies on Tuesday launched a 43-inch ultra high-definition (UHD) TV.   Priced at Rs 52,990, the 4K LED TV called ‘LED B4301 UHD SMT’ has a 3840×2160 pixels resolution UHD Panel to support fast-frame rates, contrast and colour dynamics. […]

Quiz #72

Quiz #72

    1. Who has will be the new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?   a) C. Ritesh Gupta b) Vinod Paul c) S L Shivappa d) Rajiv Kumar   2. According to a recent report, how many kilos of coffee Nagaland was able to export in 2017? a) 2400 kgs b) 2100 kgs c) 2200 […]

Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India

  New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) The government on Tuesday cleared the appointment of Justice Dipak Misra as the next Chief Justice of India.   Justice Misra, who will be the 45th Chief Justice of India, will succeed incumbent J.S. Khehar, who retires on August 27.   The outgoing CJI had recommended the name of […]

Doctors happy with Dilip Kumar’s health progress

Doctors happy with Dilip Kumar’s health progress

  Mumbai, August 8 (IANS) Doctors treating legendary thespian Dilip Kumar, who is undergoing treatment for kidney-related problems, are happy with the progress in his health, a senior official from the Lilavati Hospital here said on Tuesday.   “He is improving. His creatinine levels have come down further and doctors are happy with the progress […]

Nepal won’t take any sides in India-China standoff: Deputy PM

  Kathmandu, August 8 (PTI) Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said his country will not take any sides in the ongoing Sikkim standoff between India and China.   Nepal wants India and China to use “peaceful diplomatic means” to resolve the issue, said Mahara, who is also the Foreign Minister.   “Nepal […]

Babri Masjid site is our property: Shia Waqf Board to SC

    New Delhi, August 8 (PTI) In a fresh turn of events, the Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh today told the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim- dominated area at a reasonable distance from the disputed site in Ayodhya.   The Board also told the apex court […]

Diplomacy to defuse India, China border crisis slams into a wall – sources

Diplomacy to defuse India, China border crisis slams into a wall – sources

    NEW DELHI, August 8 (Reuters) – India’s diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run media to trumpet rhetoric of “unavoidable countermeasures” on the unmarked border.   China has insisted that India unilaterally withdraw its troops from the […]