Dr Prashant Kumar Patil is new Vice Chancellor of MPKV Rahuri

- February 28, 2021

The Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of Universities Bhagat Singh Koshyari today appointed Dr Prashantkumar Patil as the new Vice Chancellor of the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapith, Rahuri, District Ahmednagar. Dr Prashant Kumar Patil who is serving as the Director of the ICAR – Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology has been appointed as

What is up with WhatsApp are they Secure and are they Private

- February 27, 2021

Prasad Nair Mumbai, Feb 27 WhatsApp has in recent years emerged as the most preferred medium for information and communication exchange across the world. More than two billion users throughout the world use this messaging app for sending pictures and videos and for private chats. The cross-platform messaging service, owned by Facebook, which is enormously

Your Provident Fund How New Rules floated by Indian Government will impact you

- February 27, 2021

Mumbai, Feb 27 It’s your retirement kitty that you get at the time you retire after many years in service when you are done with the last assignment for your organization. Everyone retires from their regular career, one day or the other when they reach the age of superannuation to step into a new life

NITI Aayog proposes price for Covid 19 vaccine

- February 27, 2021

India’s think tank NITI Aayog has proposed a price range between Rs.300 to Rs.500 for the two Covid vaccines that would be available at private facilities in the third stage of vaccination which is beginning from March 1. Sources privy to the development told media that Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin may come at a slightly higher

Woman nabbed with 117 gelatine sticks 350 detonators

- February 26, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 A Railway Protection Force (RPF) team early Friday took into custody a woman from the Mangaluru-bound Chennai Express, after a bag containing 117 gelatine sticks and 350 detonators were found under her seat. The RPF attached to the Palakkad division made the seizure just before the train reached Kozhikode railway station. According

India s consumption investment demand recovers Moody s ICRA

- February 25, 2021

Moody's Investors Service has affirmed a stable outlook for non-financial corporates in India on the back of easing pandemic restrictions, the government stimulus aimed at boosting consumption and investment, and a benign funding environment. Besides, its Indian affiliate — ICRA — has changed its outlook for some sectors, such as auto and textiles, to stable

Govt comes up with stricter norms for social media OTT

- February 25, 2021

The Union Government on Thursday came up with new stringent guidelines for social media platforms along with code of ethics for over-the-top (OTT) platforms and digital media. Addressing the media, the Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that social media platforms will be classified under two categories – social media intermediaries

G 23 vs Rahul loyalists Congress rift opens up again

- February 25, 2021

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was attacked by the BJP for his "north-south" remark but he also faced surprise criticism from within his party with the 'G-23' dissenters waiting for the right time to attack him and it came after his speech in Kerala. The Congress dissenters defended the party but left Rahul Gandhi undefended

My focus is on booking Olympic berth says long jumper Sreeshankar

- February 24, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24 Murali Sreeshankar, India's national men's long jump record holder, is geared up to compete in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix Meet scheduled for Thursday at Patiala's National Institute of Sports (NIS) campus. Sreeshankar is focusing on achieving the 2021 Olympic qualification mark of 8.22m. Sreeshankar's personal best

Plant protein intake may help cut premature death risk in women

- February 24, 2021

New York, Feb 24 Consuming high levels of plant protein may lower the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death in older women, says a new study. The study indicated that postmenopausal women with the highest amount of plant protein intake had a 9 per cent lower risk of death from all causes,