Entrepreneurship is a lonely path for women

Nov 19 is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day New Delhi, November 19 (IANS): Being a woman entrepreneur may be aspirational for many, but is it easy being one? As people celebrate women entrepreneurship day on Sunday, many of them say entrepreneurship is not for the faint-hearted and it’s important to have self-belief in a path strewn with […]

This protein can reduce spreading of cancer

New York, November 19 (IANS): Researchers have discovered a new protein that could reduce the spread of cancer by binding the cancer cells together and allowing them to invade tissues.   The study conducted by the researchers from University of Guelph, Ontario, has identified a protein called cadherin-22, a potential factor in cancer metastasis or […]

‘India moves up one notch to 126 in per capita GDP terms’

New Delhi, November 19 (PTI): India has moved up one position to 126th in terms of per capita GDP of countries, still ranked lower than all its BRICS peers, while Qatar remains the world’s richest on this parameter, as per International Monetary Fund (IMF) data.   The data, which forms part of the latest World […]

News in brief

Britain to submit ‘Brexit bill’ proposal before Dec EU meeting LONDON, November 19 (Reuters): Britain will submit its proposals on how to settle its financial obligations to the European Union before an EU Council meeting next month, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on Friday that there […]

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

DHAKA, November 19 (Reuters): Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism. Deputy police commissioner Masudur Rahman said the man, identified as Mojammel Hossain, 25, head of the intelligence wing of the al […]

Royal Enfield unveils Interceptor, Continental GT 650 in India

Royal Enfield unveils Interceptor, Continental GT 650 in India

Panaji, November 19 (IANS): The Royal Enfield on Sunday unveiled its much awaited Interceptor GT 650 and Continental GT 650 in front of hundreds of bike enthusiasts at its annual rider mania here.   Both the motorcycles are powered by an all new 650cc, air cooled parallel twin engines with oil cooler for enhanced performance. […]

Govt seeks Rs 13,000 crore surplus from RBI

New Delhi, November 19 (PTI): The government has not asked the Reserve Bank to pay any special dividend and is only seeking Rs 13,000 crore of surplus lying with the central bank, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has said.   In August, the RBI had paid a dividend of Rs 30,659 crore for the […]

Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president – source

Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president – source

Zimbabwean War Veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa (C) greets other delegates attending an extraordinary meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF party’s central committee in Harare, Zimbabwe November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo   HARARE, November 19 (Reuters) – Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe’s president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its […]

The Harsh Plight of 152 Million Child Labourers

Baher Kamal Inter Press Service   While trillions of dollars are being spent on exploring remote galaxies, Planet Earth is still home to harsh realities that could be easily –and much less expensively—resolved. One of them is that worldwide 152 million children are currently victims of child labour.   Of this total, 60 per cent […]

Is the Nagaland Government solely responsible for the state’s collapsing infrastructure? Why?

Is the Nagaland Government solely responsible for the state’s collapsing infrastructure? Why?

Some of those who Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, Nagaland government is solely responsible for the State’s collapsing infrastructure. At times, the public is blamed for demanding money during election but that is just negligible amount of state economy though voting for money is wrong too. The lion’s share of […]

Smart is over, it’s time for Intelligent Phones

Faisal Kawoosa IANS   The mode of communication changed altogether with the arrival of mobile phones in our lives. It got wider and more meaningful once the world was exposed to smartphones.   However, changing technology parameters and fundamentals are calling for yet another disruption in the communication space — this time with Intelligent Phones. […]

From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

Miss India Manushi Chhillar is crowned as Miss World next to first runner-up Miss Mexico Andrea Meza and second runner-up Miss England Stephanie Hill at the Miss World pageant in Sanya, Hainan province, China November 18, 2017. Picture taken November 18, 2017. CNS/Luo Yunfei via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A […]

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