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NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

Aryan Raj Singh from the temple town bagged All India Rank (AIR) 9 in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the result of which was declared on Friday. He wants to do medical research after completing MBBS. Aryan also secured AIR 11 in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) entrance test for admission to [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Delhi University (DU) is a different world altogether! A complete shift from school life, you can equate your life in DU to that of a sitcom. You get to taste awesome food, find new hangouts, learn the new tricks of being a college-goer, but what really makes it all interesting are the fun characters that you meet [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

In the current format, the government’s anti-profiteering rules on the goods and services tax (GST) raise more questions than answers. While the intent is to curtail inflation post-GST implementation, the notification suffers from a lamentable lack of clarity on many aspects, increasing uncertainty for businesses. To begin with, the law would be applicable to all [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making?

Alarming rise in children’s resistance to antibiotics

Alarming rise in children’s resistance to antibiotics

For every 100 hospitalised pediatric patients across India who may need a common antibiotic called ampicillin to fight infections, chances are it won’t help 95 of them. In 75% of hospitalised children, especially those younger than one month old, another common antibiotic, gentamycin, may not work. The reason, according a recent study by pediatricians of [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Alarming rise in children’s resistance to antibiotics

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Amid allegations of “faulty evaluation process” adopted for class XII exams, the CBSE on Monday clarified that it has received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the students. A total of 10,98,891 students appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exams this year. According to the Central Board of Secondary Education [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc will produce BMW’s new 5-series plug-in hybrid at its Austrian factory, the company said on Monday, part of a strategy to produce electric cars on a contract basis for global automakers. The BMW 530 plug-in hybrid will be manufactured beginning this summer at Magna’s plant in Graz, Austria, where [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Canada’s Magna to make BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrids next to Jaguar I-Pace

These reasons will convince you to walk barefoot

These reasons will convince you to walk barefoot

Walk barefoot!   Walking with shoes or slippers on is like our second nature. But the next time you decide to go for a stroll, make sure to take off your shoes and walk barefoot for a while. Interestingly, walking barefoot, which is also termed as ‘earthing’ or ‘grounding’ has several benefits which are not [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These reasons will convince you to walk barefoot

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

New Delhi: Questions on Goods and Services Tax (GST), benami transactions and schemes run by the Central government were asked in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services preliminary examination held on Sunday. The aspirants were also asked questions related to National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), Vidyanjali Yojana and Smart India Hackathon, all of [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

You’ve probably been seeing an increase in Legionnaires’ disease coverage in the news lately. Legionnaires’ was blamed for the illnesses of four L.A. Fitness gym members in Florida late last month, and a New York City police officer is currently in the hospital recovering from Legionnaires’ as well. (Fellow cops were warned not to shower at a precinct in East Harlem, where traces of the [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

India’s coaching centres sell dreams to millions of young students, often claiming sureshot formulas to crack the country’s tough medical or engineering exams. Many of them also deliver on their promise. But the cut-throat nature of the business played out in a bizarre manner on Thursday with two institutes laying claim to the top ten [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Gurgaon. Foodpanda has already been delivering its orders from some partner restaurants for two years now – accounting for nearly half the orders it receives. As part of [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source