Daily Archives: May 29, 2017

Mary Kom all set to return to action after 1-year hiatus


 Out of competitive action for over a year, five-time world champion M C Mary Kom will return to the ring in an invitational tournament to be held in Mongolia next month. Mary Kom, an Olympic bronze-medallist, will compete in the 51kg category at the tournament scheduled from June 20 to 26. “I have returned to 48kg but in this tournament ...

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ICSE X and XII results declared; Ananya Maity tops class XII with 99.5%


The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII and class X, with girls once again outshining boys. Class XII saw a pass percentage of 96.47, while 98.53 per cent students passed class X. Kolkata Girl Ananya Maity has emerged as the class XII all India topper with 99.5 per cent. Pune’s ...

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Judy Malware infects 36.5 million Android users


A new malware named ‘Judy’ has found in over 41 apps on the Google Play Store, and it has infected between 8.5 million to 36.5 million users. This is according to a report from security research firm Check Point, which discovered the malware and alerted Google. The search giant has started removing these infected apps from the Play Store. However, ...

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Chaos at Heathrow; Bitish Airways tries to restore service after IT crash


More than a third of British Airways flights from London’s Heathrow Airport have been cancelled, leaving thousands of passengers stranded for the second day today following a major global computer failure for which a workers’ union blamed outsourcing to India. Sunday departures from Gatwick, London’s other major airport, are delayed, but none have been cancelled. The airline urged people to ...

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Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix to extend his championship lead over Hamilton


Sebastian Vettel ended Ferrari’s 16-year wait for a Monaco Grand Prix victory and extended his championship lead in the process with a commanding drive. Michael Schumacher’s victory in 2001 was the Scuderia’s last here, but the German took his second win in the principality after some blistering laps midway through the race. They allowed him to jump pole-sitter and team-mate ...

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CBSE class XII results declared ; Noida student Raksha Gopal tops with 99.6%


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) finally released class XII results on Sunday after much await. Raksha Gopal student of Amity International School Noida topped with 99.6%. Raksha, a humanities student at Amity International School, Noida, said she was expecting a “good” result but was surprised to find that she was just two marks short of a perfect 100. ...

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PF (Provident Fund) Body Raises Equity Investment Limit


The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will invest Rs. 20,000 crore in exchange-traded funds this fiscal year as it has decided to raise the investment limit, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Sunday. “Yesterday, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation Central Board of Trustees meeting held in Pune agreed on the proposal for raising ETF investments from 10 to 15 per ...

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