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21 May, 2015 1:34 AM Obama tells Coast Guard graduates climate change threatens US

NEW LONDON, Conn: Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten US military bases and will change the way the US armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday. In a commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy, Obama underscored the risks to national security posed by climate 27 3

8 May, 2015 6:01 AM Virat Kohli Takes Delivery of the Fastest Audi Ever

Much like Captain Cool aka MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli is also known to be a car enthusiast. Though the talented right-hand batsman already owns two cars from the Audi family - the R8 and the Q7 - he recently added another to that list as he took delivery of his all-new limited edition Audi R8 LMX. Mr Joe King, Head, Audi India handed over the keys of the sports 45

6 May, 2015 4:14 PM RS passes bill on pecuniary jurisdiction of Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Delhi High Court (Amendment) bill to increases pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court in the capital. Pecuniary jurisdiction refers to the jurisdiction of a court over a suit based on the amount or value of its subject matter. The Delhi High Court will now have jurisdiction over suits which are above 11

3 May, 2015 9:05 AM Energy drinks & alcohol combo increases drinking abuse

Teenagers who mix alcohol with energy drinks are four times more likely to face a drinking problem disorder than those who have tried alcohol but never mixed it with an energy drink, a new study says. "Abusive alcohol use among adolescents is a dangerous behaviour that can lead to injury, chronic alcohol use and abuse, and even death," said first author 21

1 May, 2015 8:19 AM Your credit cards may make you depressed

Washington: If you have too many credit cards and overdue bills, you could be at increased risk of depression, as a new study suggests that short-term household debt increases depressive symptoms. The findings may lead to changes in lending practices and provide new insights for mental health practitioners"New debt contracts could be offered to vulnerable 23

1 May, 2015 4:58 AM Jaipur expresses anger over fuel price hike

Jaipur: The locals in Rajasthan's Jaipur city on Friday expressed their anger over the latest increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, saying it would put a lot of burden on the common man. "We use tractors and we don't have any other source of income. The government reduced the price by Rs. 1 and then increases it by Rs. 3," said Satish Kumar Sharma 30

27 April, 2015 1:22 PM Alcohol Use Predicts Hepatitis C Deaths

Substance abuse in many forms increases the risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Injecting drugs carries a direct risk of getting infected. But alcohol abuse makes it more difficult for patients with hepatitis infections to live a normal lifespan. Not only does alcohol consumption increase the odds of contracting the virus, it also increases the severity 29

27 April, 2015 6:45 AM Capgemini acquires iGATE for $4 billion

The combined revenue of the merged company is estimated at €12.5 billion in 2015 and around 1.9 lakh employees. Capgemini and iGATE on Monday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Capgemini will acquire iGATE for a cash consideration of $48 per share. According to the company, the transaction will amount to $4 billion 34

27 April, 2015 6:37 AM Capgemini to acquire US-based outsourcer IGATE for $4 billion

New York, Apr 27: French IT services firm Capgemini today said it will acquire US-based outsourcer IGATE for USD 4 billion, a move that will help the former strengthen its foothold in the North American market. Under the merger agreement, Capgemini will acquire the Nasdaq-listed firm for a cash consideration of USD 48 per share and the transaction will amount 24

27 April, 2015 6:34 AM Talent shortage forces banks to drop pregnancy test for women applicants

MUMBAI: Facing a talent shortage, some banks have ended practicing one of the worst gender discriminatory acts they have followed for years - pregnancy tests for married women before they sign their appointment letters. Axis Bank recently scrapped the test, while rival private banks and some state-run banks continue with the practice at a time when the Rajya 5