Pranab Mukherjee exhorts students to opt for ‘basic research’

Pranab Mukherjee exhorts students to opt for ‘basic research’

Lovely Group Chairman Ramesh Mittal, LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal & Pro Chancellor Rashmi Mittal giving portrait to Former President of India Dr Pranab Mukherjee.   New Delhi, January 31 (Agencies): He may be the former head of the Republic of India, but he is a teacher at heart. The teacher in former President Pranab Mukherjee […]

Hundreds of Australian secret files found in shop

Sydney, January 31 (IANS): Hundreds of secret and classified documents were found in locked file cabinets at a second-hand furniture store, leading to an investigation into “one of the biggest breaches of Cabinet security in Australian history”.   The Australian government on Wednesday ordered the probe into how hundreds of exclusive documents relating to national […]

Child killed as 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

Islamabad, January 31 (IANS): At least one child was killed and nine others injured as a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted parts of Pakistan on Wednesday, Pakistan’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre said. The child died and others sustained injuries after a couple of mud houses and a school building collapsed in the […]

Global cancer survival rates improve, but gaps remain

LONDON, January 31 (Reuters): Cancer patients’ survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a study published on Wednesday.   In the most up-to-date study of cancer survival trends – between 2010 and 2014 – covering […]

Budget to test investors’ faith in Modi’s government

Budget to test investors’ faith in Modi’s government

Labourers work at the construction site of a residential complex on the outskirts of Kolkata on January 29. (REUTERS Photo)   MUMBAI, January 31 (Reuters): Since his election four years ago, Indian markets have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign to mend patchy public finances and develop new areas of growth in Asia’s third largest […]

Southeast Asia a ‘hotspot’ for antibiotic abuse, FAO official says

BANGKOK, January 31 (Reuters): Overuse and misuse of antibiotics in food is rife in Southeast Asia, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official said on Wednesday, warning of serious risks for people and animals as bacterial infections become more resistant to treatment. The official from the United Nations’ food agency issued the warning on the […]

On China visit, Britain’s May focused on post-Brexit future

British Prime Minister Theresa May reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 31. (REUTERS Photo)   BEIJING, January 31 (AP): British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday called for expanding the “global strategic partnership” between the United Kingdom and China, at the start of […]

Ford India unveils CUV Freestyle

New Delhi, January 31 (IANS): Automobile manufacturer Ford India on Wednesday unveiled its new compact utility vehicle (CUV) — Freestyle — which will hit the market in the second quarter of 2018.   “The global unveil of the Ford Freestyle strengthens Ford’s continued commitment to India to bring products that consumers want and value,” Anurag […]

Auto Expo: Hyundai Motor India to showcase ’15 trendsetter products’

New Delhi, January 31 (IANS): Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Wednesday said that it will showcase “15 exciting cars” and technologies at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018.   “Hyundai is celebrating 20 years of its production and sales in India. This year our theme for Auto Expo 2018 is ‘Experience Hyundai’ showcasing eco-friendly, […]

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