Tag Archives: after

DB Realty falls 7% after LIC Housing Finance files insolvency plea against co in NCLT

DB Realty fell over 7 percent intraday on Thursday as investors turned wary of the stock on the back of insolvency proceedings reports. LIC Housing Finance is believed to have filed insolvency plea against the company in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), CNBC-TV18 reported, quoting news agency Cogencis. According to a report in DNA, the company is said to have defaulted ... Read More »

Blogging idol – glancing back after a decade

I started blogging almost 10 years ago as part of IT World Canada’s “Blogging Idol” contest. While the contest rules evolved over the few years it existed, Blogging Idol started off simply enough: contestants were given a set of topics and a fixed number of weeks to post blogs, with one topic per week. The goal was to get as ... Read More »

Internet services restored across Pakistan after submarine cable outage: PTCL

KARACHI: Internet services across the country have been restored, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) said on Sunday. PTCL General Manager Imran Janjua told Geo News that internet services had begun to be restored countrywide today, after a major outage in the international submarine cable system IMV led to disruption in internet services over the weekend. Internet subscribers reportedly faced difficulties ... Read More »

Amazon and Newegg have this 24-inch Asus gaming monitor for $110 after rebate

There’s a good deal on a 24-inch, 1080p Asus gaming monitor today. Both Amazon and Newegg are selling the Asus VX248H for $110 after rebate. The rebate is via Asus, which means you’ll have to pay $130 up front, and then get $20 back in the form of a prepaid card. Still, $110 is a pretty good price for this monitor. The 24-inch display ... Read More »

Delhi Rape Victim Sues Uber Again After New Details Emerge

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the attack. The lawsuit filed Thursday in a California federal court seeks unspecified damages on behalf of the woman, who is identified only as Jane ... Read More »

Nougat update for Huawei Honor 6X might not arrive in March after all

Earlier this month, Huawei confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 6X will start rolling out in March. That was indeed a pleasant surprise given that the company had earlier said the rollout would begin in Q2 this year. However, turns out that’s not the case. The source of the report has now clarified that the March time-frame is ... Read More »

After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar

Giving autonomy to IIMs is a “milestone” Javadekar said adding that while government will continue to provide funds for the development of these institutes but “sans government controls” In picture, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo) RELATED STORIES UP Class 10 Boards 2017: Date sheet released, exams to begin from March 16 Quality of education remain a challenge, but ... Read More »

Russia to ban cigarette sale ‘to anyone born after 2015’

IANS | Jan 12, 2017, 01.03 PM IST   The Health Ministry proposal, which has the backing of President Vladimir Putin, would make Russia the first country in the world to completely phase out tobacco. The ban proposal, obtained by Russian newspaper Izvestia, would go into effect in 2033, when the affected Russian citizens (now babies) turn 18 years old. ... Read More »

Single National Engineering Entrance Test: Government to take final decision after consulting with states

Another key proposal which was discussed at the meeting pertained to making an exit test mandatory for students, who are passing out of college to assess their skill sets Government will take a final decision on holding of a NEET like single entrance examination after consulting with different states RELATED STORIES JNU: Academic registration finally allowed for 9 suspended students ... Read More »

Can’t breathe after Chinese food? It might be the MSG

Can’t breathe after Chinese food? It might be the MSG A very satisfying feast of kung pao chicken, sweet-sour pork or just about any Chinese dish could, at times, be accompanied with a bout of headache, giddiness or rashes. It’s aptly called the Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, but a doctor from Mahad, a four-hour drive from Mumbai, recently found out that ... Read More »