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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 Are half-baked anti-profiteering rules a nightmare in the making? Alarming rise in children’s resistance to antibiotics 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 These reasons will convince you to walk barefoot UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes UPSC CDS II 2017 Registration from August 09, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

UPSC CDS II 2017 Registration from August 09, 2017

Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination is conducted for recruitment to the post of Office Cadre in Indian Army, Navy and Airforce. Union Public Service Commission

Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

German doctors are puzzled by the first outbreak of Lassa fever outside Africa. They say three people have been infected after having contact with an American who died of Lassa fever there last month. “This is now the first documented [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Jot This Down: Post-it Celebrates 35 Years of Reminding You

Jot This Down: Post-it Celebrates 35 Years of Reminding You

Note to self: Remember that Post-its turn 35 this month. Since it first hit office supply closets across America in the early Eighties, the ubiquitous sticky square has been a life saver for our notes, reminders, and everything in between. [...]

March 19, 2016 Business
Blue Diamond Worn for Years by Shirley Temple Up for Auction

Blue Diamond Worn for Years by Shirley Temple Up for Auction

A blue diamond ring that child star-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple wore for decades is going up for auction. Sotheby’s says the 9.54 carat ring is among the more than 300 lots in the “Magnificent Jewels” auction scheduled for April 19 in [...]

March 19, 2016 Business
Oil Slips From 2016 High as Investors Book Profits

Oil Slips From 2016 High as Investors Book Profits

Oil fell slightly on Friday as investors booked profits at the end of a fourth consecutive week of gains, but prices remained close to 2016 highs on expectations of a production freeze by major exporters. U.S. crude was down 10 [...]

March 19, 2016 Uncategorized
Joan Bakewell ‘deeply sorry’ over anorexia comments

Joan Bakewell ‘deeply sorry’ over anorexia comments

Labour peer Joan Bakewell says she is “deeply sorry” for causing “distress” by suggesting the rise of eating disorders among teenagers was a sign of “narcissism” in society. She told The Sunday Times “no one has anorexia in societies where [...]

March 16, 2016 Health
Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

They said the “surprise” findings, reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference, could mean some women no longer need chemotherapy. The drugs, tested on 257 women, target a specific weakness found in one-in-ten breast cancers. Experts said the findings were [...]

March 16, 2016 Uncategorized
‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

Volunteers who used this approach were 25% more likely to remain abstinent half a year from the date that they give up than smokers who tried to gradually wean themselves off instead. The NHS says that picking a convenient date [...]

March 16, 2016 Health
Argentina lawmakers back debt settlement deal

Argentina lawmakers back debt settlement deal

After 20 hours of debate, a majority of 165 to 86 lawmakers voted in favour of repealing two bills which stood in the way of the agreement with creditors. It is a victory for President Mauricio Macri who struck the [...]

March 16, 2016 Business
London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse agree merger

London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse agree merger

The tie-up will create one of the largest exchange companies in the world with a combined value of about £21bn. Under the terms of the deal, LSE shareholders will own 45.6% of the new holding company, while Deutsche Boerse shareholders [...]

March 16, 2016 Business
US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

The central bank said the labour market was strengthening, but it was still looking for inflation to reach its 2%. target. The Fed indicated it expected the US economy to continue to “expand at a moderate pace” Interest rates remain [...]

March 16, 2016 Business
Small drone risks to aircraft ‘minimal’

Small drone risks to aircraft ‘minimal’

It used data on bird strikes to get a sense of what would happen if a small drone collided with a plane. Only 3% of collisions between aircraft and birds similar in weight to domestic drones result in damage, found [...]

March 16, 2016 Technology
Budget 2016: Driverless lorries get UK trials

Budget 2016: Driverless lorries get UK trials

Earlier in March, The Times suggested trials would take place on a “quiet stretch” of the M6 motorway in Cumbria in 2016. The government has now confirmed “lorry platooning” trials, in which vehicles form a convoy headed by a driver [...]

March 16, 2016 Technology