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Laser pioneers win Nobel Physics Prize

Stockholm: Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery and in industry, the jury said. Please like & share: Read More »

Post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK’s immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending “freedom of movement once and for all” for European Union (EU) citizens. Please like & share: Read More »

Hike in customs duties is retrograde step

D M Deshpande The government of India has decided to hike customs duties on a wide range of goods that include refrigerators, air conditioners, speakers, luggage, footwear and aviation fuel. Please like & share: Read More »

IGL to set up CNG stations in housing complexes

NEW DELHI: Indraprastha Gas, India’s biggest city gas retailer, is looking at setting up CNG dispensing stations within residential housing complexes to ease queues at CNG pumps, its managing director E S Ranganathan said. Please like & share: Read More »

PNB to turn profitable in FY’19; Nirav Modi scam a bygone: Mehta

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) is expected to turn profitable this fiscal and is poised for growth, its managing director Sunil Mehta said asserting that the Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi scam is a bygone. Please like & share: Read More »

Amazon raises its minimum wage in US to $15/hour

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com on Tuesday said it was raising the minimum wage for all its US employees to $15 an hour, starting from November 1. The move comes after the company faced criticism about the pay and benefits for its warehouse workers.  Please like & share: Read More »

Anatomy Of Ayushman Bharat

T M THOMAS ISAAC   AYUSHMAN Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, described by many as the world’s  largest social health insurance programme, has been launched on September 23. Some have even suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for this historic initiative to transform the healthcare system of the world’s second largest ... Read More »