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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’ Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns 3 Things To Remember When Replacing Wall Sockets 3 Ways That New Businesses are Important to Good Economies Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

HIGHLIGHTS Pricing has been reported from several sources in European markets New larger, unmarked renders have been released for the Galaxy S9 series Galaxy S9+

Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Sony has released a teaser video The video shows some ripples and a hand to hint new developments The Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Director: Axel Petersén, Måns Månsson With: Léonore Ekstrand, Christer Levin, Christian Saldert, Olof Rhodin, Carl Johan Merner, Don Bennechi. (Swedish dialogue) 1 hour 27 minutes

Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Govt. employees on ACB’s radar are found to have parked ill-gotten money in realty projects Amass wealth misusing official position and invest in real estate

Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

We examine the factors that have worked for these pockets and tell you why you should consider buying property in these hotspots. There is an uncanny

3 Things To Remember When Replacing Wall Sockets

Replacing an old wall socket is a fairly easy process, even for a beginner. With a couple of hand tools and some attention to detail,

3 Ways That New Businesses are Important to Good Economies

While big booms of new businesses can be bad in times of economic crisis, there are times and places where new businesses are important to

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans, according to a study conducted on macaques. Prior studies of survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS). The survey is the first in CPRS’ Pulse Point [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

The ACE CREDIT College and University Network

​Information for Institutions The ACE CREDIT College and University Network is a group of more than 2,000 higher education institutions that consider ACE credit recommendations and other credit for prior learning options for transfer to degree programs. Institutions can join the Network by completing this [...]

March 10, 2016 Education
Eye Health / Blindness Stem Cell Research Surgery Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

Eye Health / Blindness Stem Cell Research Surgery Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

  Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’ A new study describes a pioneering new cataract treatment – tested in animals and in a small trial with human patients – where, after the cloudy [...]

March 10, 2016 Health
Auto trade body lowers FY 2017 growth target on higher taxes

Auto trade body lowers FY 2017 growth target on higher taxes

India’s auto trade body has lowered the growth estimate for passenger vehicle sales in the next fiscal year to 11 percent from an earlier forecast of 12 percent, after the government raised taxes on car sales last month. In his [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Ireland beats China, India to grow by 7.8% in 2015

Ireland beats China, India to grow by 7.8% in 2015

Preliminary estimates from Ireland’s central statistics office showed gross domestic product (GDP) increasing by 7.8 percent last year. In the fourth quarter, GDP increased by 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis on the previous three months. These results could [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

Tata Motors, SpiceJet among 5 stocks to bet on amid bearish market projections

After a steep correction over 12 per cent over the first two months of 2016, domestic equity markets bounced back on firm global markets and a budget that has reignited hopes of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

Sensex snaps 6-day winning streak, Nifty settles at 7,486; Infosys tumbles over 2%

The BSE Sensex snapped 6-day rally on Thursday on account profit booking amid mixed cues from global counterparts. Investors also remained cautious ahead of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for January scheduled to be released on Friday. The 30-share [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

To promote gender diversity across all management levels, top telecom operatorBharti Airtel has increased maternity leave for its women employees to 22 weeks from 12 weeks. This is in addition to flexible work options for working mothers to ensure a [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

PSUs spent over Rs 2400 crore in CSR in 2014-15

  116 central public sector enterprises have spent an amount of Rs 2447.59 crore on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in 2014-15 and no complaint has been received on misuse of these funds, government said today. Heavy Industries and Public [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

ECB cuts rates, expands asset-buying programme to boost economy

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank delved deep into its remaining arsenal of stimulus options on Thursday, cutting all three of its interest rates and expanding asset-buying to boost the economy and prevent ultra-low inflation becoming entrenched. In moves that initially [...]

March 10, 2016 Business
83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

83 lakh people voluntarily gave up LPG subsidy: Pradhan

Stressing that the government was committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that 83 lakh people had voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far. Answering a question about whether the government would accept [...]

March 10, 2016 Uncategorized
London universities in Qatar partnership drive

London universities in Qatar partnership drive

The exhibition, by the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP) and backed by the £2m GREAT UK Challenge Fund, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign, explored the role of knowledge and skills in the development of ‘Smart Cities’, in [...]

March 10, 2016 Education