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27 April, 2015 6:32 AM Capgemini to acquire iGate for $4 billion

French IT services firm Capgemini on Monday said it will acquire US-based outsourcer iGate for $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 to $4 billion 22

27 April, 2015 12:08 AM Loco pilot strike throws train services out of gear

Kochi: Hundreds of passengers were caught off guard as train services through the state went haywire on Sunday noon after loco pilots in the Ernakulam region staged a flash strike protesting the advanced alcohol breath analyser tests they were subjected to. Ernakulam area manager Dr Rajesh Chandran said it all started at 11 am when loco pilots K. Raju and Suresh 14

26 April, 2015 7:02 PM World Veterinary Day 2015 By K Rashbehari

World Veterinary Association (WVA), in the year 2000, instigated to celebrate World Veterinary Day (WVD) annually on the last Saturday of April. The various contributions to the veterinarians to the animal welfare, food safety, food security, safe world trade in animals and animal products as well as protecting public health are discussed on this occasion 36

26 April, 2015 6:27 AM Hepatitis C increases cancer risk

People infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be at increased risk of various forms of cancers, including renal, prostate as well as liver cancer, warns a new research. The researchers found that cancer rates in patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) were more than double compared to those without HCV. "The results suggest that cancer rates are increased 12

26 April, 2015 5:28 AM Wrong remedies: MSP hikes, debt waivers have done little to ease farm distress

In his brief intervention when the subject of the dramatic alleged suicide by Gajendra Singh to highlight the plight of distressed farmers taking their lives was being discussed in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, `we have to see where we were wrong, what wrong road we took.Perhaps he should start with doing a reality check on the many knee-jerk 18

26 April, 2015 12:03 AM The chicken & egg question

Households in the city are wary of consuming poultry due to bird flu scare in A.P. his month many non-vegetarians in the city seem to be staying away from poultry products for two reasons — the summer heat and health concerns due to bird flu in Andhra Pradesh. While the demand from households has fallen by 20-30 per cent, the price of chicken has been on the rise for the past few days. Traders 13

24 April, 2015 2:21 PM Brent oil edges up, set for third straight weekly gain

By Libby GeorgeLONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude edged up on Friday, poised to mark a third consecutive week of price increases as air strikes in Yemen stoked concerns over the security of Middle East oil shipments.A softer U.S. dollar and strong economic indicators in Europe and Asia also lent support to oil prices despite OPEC crude production that is outstripping 15

24 April, 2015 10:04 AM Software firm Cyient Q4 net up 34 per cent

Software firm Cyient has posted a 34 per cent increase in its net profit at Rs. 94 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, against Rs.70 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year. Revenue has improved by 23 per cent to Rs.730 crore from Rs.595 crore. Briefing presspersons here on Thursday, Executive Chairman B.V.R. Mohan Reddy said that the final 15

24 April, 2015 9:54 AM Banks set for cost increases on new loan provisioning rules

India's banks could see their lending-related costs rise by up to a fifth as a recent rule change means they must make bigger provisions for restructured debt, crimping their profits at a time when consumers and firms are starting to borrow more. This could make banks cautious about lending, hurting an economy that is emerging from its weakest growth 9

24 April, 2015 9:01 AM Fat signals control energy levels in the brain

By Julia Evangelou Strait - An enzyme secreted by the body’s fat tissue controls energy levels in the brain, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings, in mice, underscore a role for the body’s fat tissue in controlling the brain’s response to food scarcity, and suggest there is an optimal amount 24