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16 February, 2018 1:47 PM Oxfam chief: sex-abuse claims a “stain” on the organization

Reports that Oxfam staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are “a stain” that shames the charity, the organization’s chief said in an interview broadcast on Friday. Executive director Winnie Byanyima said she is appointing an independent commission to investigate the allegations that staff members used prostitutes in earthquake-ravaged 52

16 February, 2018 11:39 AM Xiaomi launches Mi LED Smart TV 4, the thinnest LED TV ever at Rs 39,999; here’s all you need to know

The 55 inch 4K smart TV measures a meagre 4.9mm at the thinnest point. Chinese device maker Xiaomi unveiled the Mi LED Smart TV 4 on February 14 at a price of Rs 39,999. The smart TV, which the company claims is the thinnest LED TV in the world, will go on sale for the first time in a Flash sale at 2 pm on February 22. Mi LED Smart TV 4 will go on sale for the first 40

16 February, 2018 11:32 AM China cracker blast claims 4 lives

Though banned in over 400 Chinese cities, fireworks are still a craze in the country. Four people were killed and five others wounded in a fireworks explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan province, local authorities said on Friday. The accident happened at a fireworks stall at about 11 p.m. on Thursday night in Tonghai County, the county information office 44

15 February, 2018 7:33 AM Why Universities In Tamil Nadu Find Them At The Bottom Of Global Ranking

Chennai: As none of the state-run universities in Tamil Nadu got desirable positions in the latest world university rankings, poor research output and massive corruption involving senior positions are among the reasons, experts claim. While the Annamalai University secured an 800+ rank among around the 1,000 universities, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural 53

14 February, 2018 5:31 PM Over 75% newly-elected Gujarat sarpanches belong to us, claims BJP

The BJP today said over 75 percent of the newly-elected sarpanches in Gujarat belonged to the saffron party, a claim rubbished by the opposition Congress. The BJP today felicitated hundreds of sarpanches at "Sarpanch Abhivadav Samaroh," organised at the party headquarters. The function was attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his deputy Nitin Patel 47

14 February, 2018 3:42 PM Over 5,000 life insurance claims under PMJDY so far: RTI reply

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had formally launched the PMJDY on August 28, 2014. As many as 5,177 life insurance claims for Rs 30,000-life cover provided under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojna (PMJDY) were received since the scheme's inception, a query under the Right to Information has revealed. As of January 12, 2018, there are 30.93 crore Jan-Dhan 35

14 February, 2018 5:21 AM Samsung Galaxy S9 to Feature 3D Emoji and Stereo Speakers: Report

Samsung Galaxy S9 could take yet another cue from Apple's iPhone X if rumours are to be trusted. While earlier rumours had claimed that Samsung has been working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X's Face ID feature, a new report has said that the Galaxy S9 may also come with a 3D emojis. An ETNews report claims the upcoming flagship smartphone 64

14 February, 2018 1:56 AM ‘GIM shouldnot wastepublic money’

PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday said the State government’s plans to conduct the second Global Investors’ Meet in January 2019 should not result in wastage of tax payers’ money as the earlier GIM had not yielded the desired results. In a statement, Mr. Ramadoss said only 5.34% of the investments that were promised during the previous GIM had been realised 45

13 February, 2018 3:29 PM Idea of demonetisation came from RSS, not RBI or Jaitley, claims Rahul Gandhi

The Congress President went on slamming RSS and said the idea of demonetisation came neither from RBI nor FM Arun Jaitley but RSS. NEW DELHI: Attacking the ruling Narendra Modi government at the Centre, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are making attempts to "capture" 33

13 February, 2018 8:57 AM British warship to sail through disputed South China Sea

A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom of navigation rights, a senior official said today in a move likely to irk Beijing. China claims nearly all of the resource-rich waterway and has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities such as runways and equipment 63