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Home Education NEET 2017: Timeline of events since Anitha’s suicide NEET 2017: Timeline of events since Anitha’s suicide

S Anitha was a medical aspirant who committed suicide last week when the Centre denied exemption from the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. Since then, the Tamil Nadu students have taken to the streets in protest, demanding the government to roll back Centre’s decision. This demand has been on the rise for over a year state ministers discussing ... Read More »

Bonds: Italian risk premium at highest since 2014

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields: US: 2.32% (-5bp) UK: 1.05% (-2bp) Germany: 0.20% (-0bp) France: 0.96% (+3bp) Spain: 1.64% (+3bp) Italy: 2.28% (+4bp) Portugal: 3.85% (+3bp) Greece: 6.72% (-6bp) Japan: 0.04% (-2bp) Longer-term Gilts tagged along for the ride with debt from the other G4 economies, as heightened tensions around the ... Read More »

Brilliant Control could be the most exciting thing to happen to light switches since the dimmer

I’ve checked out a lot of smart light switches since I built my own smart home in 2007, but Brilliant’s Brilliant Control is the most exciting lighting control I’ve seen since I’ve been able to control my lights with Amazon’s Alexa. This one works with Alexa, of course—in fact, Alexa Voice Service is built in—but it also has a touchscreen; ... Read More »

‘10% higher level of burnout among docs since 2012 survey’

TNN | Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 03.18 PM IST `10% higher level of burnout among docs since 2012 survey’ Your seemingly disinterested doctor may be a part of a larger problem stalking the medical system: burnout among doctors. While medicine is seen as a coveted profession in India, a new study from a city medical college indicates that our doctors, ... Read More »

Only 177 PhDs in entrepreneurship awarded since 2000 in India

The study reveals that the most preferred areas of PhD research was “women entrepreneurship.” Merely 177 PhDs in entrepreneurship awarded in last 16 years RELATED STORIES Cyclone postpones Anna University end semester examinations Private schools to visit Election Museum on orders of Delhi government Indian students fear for their future as New Zealand drops issueing new study visas IIM Shillong ... Read More »

Mark Hamill talks Squadron 42: Oh how a long way we’ve come since Wing Commander

Mark Hamill is lots busier this time round in big name Wars Episode VIII. The actor, who reprised hisposition as Luke Skywalker in big name Wars: The force Awakens, took a ruin after an extended day of filming the franchise’s eighth installment at London’s Pinewood Studios to speak approximately his go backto video video games. Hamill is part of an ... Read More »

Bank stocks tracking for worst week since early January

Carson Block speaking the SOHN Conference in New York on May 4th, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Carson Block speaking the SOHN Conference in New York on May 4th, 2016. This week has not been kind to bank stocks. The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) was down nearly 4 percent for the week, putting it on track for its ... Read More »

iPhone shipments estimated at 55M for March quarter, first YoY decline since 2007 launch

Investment firm Piper Jaffrey has adjusted its estimate for Apple’s current quarter iPhone shipments. Down 12%, the projected figure for the quarter ending in March (Q2 2016 by US policy) is now 55 million units shipped, as opposed to the previous 62.5 million units. The number, if it proves correct, will mark the first year-on-year decline in iPhone shipments since ... Read More »

US inventory-to-sales ratio hits highest level since 2009

U.S. business inventories edged up in December as sales fell, pushing the inventory-to-sales ratio to its highest level in 6-1/2 years. The Commerce Department said on Friday inventories rose 0.1 percent after a revised 0.1 percent dip in November. Inventories in November were previously reported to have dropped 0.2 percent. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast inventories, which are a ... Read More »