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Cabinet approves amendment bill, IIM students to get degrees instead of diplomas

The Indian Institute of Management Bill 2017 grants power to all the IIM Board of Governors to give degrees to all its students instead of diplomas from the next academic session. IIM  amendment bill: The IIM bill that seeks to give degrees-granting powers to the prestigious management institutes of India has finally been approved by the Union Cabinet. The Indian Institute of Management Bill 2017 grants power to all the IIM board of Governors to give degrees to all its students instead of diplomas from the next academic session.  …

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Shah Rukh Khan Saddened By Man’s Death In Mad Rush At Vadodara Railway Station

HIGHLIGHTS Local politician Farheed Khan Pathan reportedly died of heart attack Mr Pathan reportedly came to meet a journalist on same train as Mr Khan Mr Pathan got breathless, fell unconscious in the rush at the station New Delhi:  Shah Rukh Khan said today he was saddened at the death of a man at a railway station in Gujarat last night when he stopped there during his train ride to promote his new film Raees. Farheed Khan Pathan, said to be a local politician, reportedly died of a heart attack…

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Mishra, Rasool added to India’s T20 squad

India have added legspinner Amit Mishra and offspinner Parvez Rasool to their squad for the three T20s against England, choosing to rest their first-choice spin pair of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the series. Ashwin and Jadeja had been part of the initial 15-man squad for the series, which also includes legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal. The series begins on January 26 in Kanpur, rounding off England’s full tour of India. Mishra played two Tests against England in the recent home series and picked up five wickets. In the home ODIs…

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Malaysia Masters 2017: Saina Nehwal Wins Grand Prix Gold 2017

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal notched up her first title after a career-threatening injury by claiming the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a hard-fought victory in the summit clash here on Sunday. Up against 18-year-old Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong, the top-seeded London Olympics bronze-medallist triumphed 22-20 22-20 in a 46-minute clash.  This was her 23rd title overall and the first after last year’s Australian Open. The 26-year-old world No.10, who had been desperately looking for a title that boosts her confidence after recovering from a knee surgery last year, was…

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What Is Jallikattu? All You Need To Know About Tamil Nadu’s Bull-Taming Tradition

 What is Jallikattu? Jallikaatu could be referred to as bull taming event typically practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day, third day of the four-day Pongal festival. The term ‘jallikattu’ is derived from the tamil words ‘jalli’ and ‘kattu’. Jalli refers to gold or silver coins. Kattu means ‘tied’. Therefore, combined together it refers to coins being tied to the bulls’ horns, which is considered the prize for whoever tames the bull. The bull that wins is used to service numerous cows preserving…

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India win series with Yuvraj and Dhoni tons

India 381 for 6 (Yuvraj 150, Dhoni 134, Woakes 4-60) beat England 366 for 8 (Morgan 102, Roy 82, Moeen 55, Root 54, Ashwin 3-65) by 15 runs Remember the time chasing was hard in ODIs? A second match of this series assumed heart-stopping proportions as a flat track, a fast outfield, short boundaries and batsmen with self-belief the size of a small planet came together. India put up 381, fuelled by a career-best 150 from Yuvraj Singh and a 10th hundred from MS Dhoni. But they only just came…

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This Gmail hacking attack is fooling even savvy users

Gmail users beware, there’s a new online scam targeting you. Termed Gmail phishing, it is said to be fooling even the technology-savvy users. The scam has been discovered by Mark Maunder, CEO of WordPress security service Wordfence. According to Maunder, the scam has managed to convince even “experienced technical users”, and is targeting other services in addition to Gmail. The way the attack works is that an attacker sends an email to a Gmail user’s account. The email is likely to come from someone the you knows and who has…

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Congress’s Narayan Dutt Tiwari Has Not Joined BJP, His Son Has, Party Clarifies

The BJP clarified on Wednesday evening that 91-year-old Narain Dutt Tiwari has not joined the party, hours after the Congress veteran met BJP chief Amit Shah and other leaders in Delhi. The party said only Mr Tiwari’s son Rohit Shekhar has joined it ND Tiwari had acknowledged Mr Shekhar as his son three years ago after a six-year legal battle to establish paternity. His presence at his son’s launch as a BJP man is seen as an endorsement of the party ahead of elections in Uttarakhand and the new association…

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RBI enhances cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10,000 per day per card

In a welcome move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday decided to increase the cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10,000 per day from the present Rs 4,500 with immediate effect. However, there is no change in the weekly withdrawal limits, which stays at Rs 24,000. “The limit on withdrawals from ATMs has been enhanced from the current limit of Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000 per day per card. It will be operative within the existing overall weekly limit,” the central bank said in a statement.  The…

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