• In black and white: Counting penguins gets easier with AI, computer vision 23 Jan 2020 06:48   Antarctica’s immensely popular penguins, whose numbers are declining alarmingly, could soon count on artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision to come to their rescue. Microsoft and Hyderabad-based start-up Gramener are harnessing the power of AI …
  • Australia shares end lower as China virus scare grips markets 23 Jan 2020 06:45 * ASX benchmark posts worst session so far in 2020 * Energy stocks fall as crude prices drop amid virus outbreak * Industrial majors CIMIC, Downer fall on weak outlook (Updates to close) Jan 23 (Reuters) - Shares in Australia ended lower on Thursday as …
  • Man claims he planted crude bomb in Mangaluru Airport, surrenders 23 Jan 2020 06:41 BENGALURU: The curious case of a crude bomb at the Mangalore International Airport two days ago seemed to have ended on Wednesday with possible suspect Aditya Rao (35) surrendering before the Bengaluru police on Wednesday. Rao, a resident of Manipal in …
  • Are mid cap and small cap index mutual funds good for our portfolio? 23 Jan 2020 06:37 Santosh Joseph, Founder, Germinate WealthSolutions, a Bengaluru-based wealth management firm. Questions asked by investors: 1. Are index funds a better option since they are low-cost? 2. Should we invest in ETFs? 3. Are mid and small cap index funds good …
  • Time to focus on mental wellness in sports scene: Rahul Dravid 23 Jan 2020 06:29 BENGALURU: Rahul Dravid, former Indian cricketer and director of cricket operations at National Cricket Academy, on Wednesday made a strong pitch for proactive discussion on mental wellness on the lines of physical fitness in the sporting environment, …
  • Explainer: Global airlines on high alert as virus outbreak spreads 23 Jan 2020 06:21 (Reuters) - Airlines and passengers are on guard against a new flu-like virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Passengers wearing masks are seen at the terminal hall of the Beijing Capital International Airport, in Beijing, China January 23, 2020. REUTERS…
  • Saracens owner entered into ventures worth 1.3 million pounds with players - Sky News 23 Jan 2020 05:52 Sport A disciplinary panel report that found Saracens guilty of salary cap breaches states that the Premiership club's owner Nigel Wray had entered into ventures with players totalling 1.3 million pounds (US$1.71 million), Sky News reported https:…
  • Man, 3 juveniles arrested for stripping foreigner 23 Jan 2020 05:42 The woman was thrown out of car on Bengaluru-Doddaballapura Road Four men including three juveniles have been arrested by the Doddaballapura Rural police probing the case of a 25-year-old foreigner who was allegedly stripped and left on the Bengaluru- …
  • Newsdeck: Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 strikes near Kirkagac, Turkey- USGS 23 Jan 2020 05:35   The quake, centered 15 km (9.32 miles) east of the town was at very shallow, at a depth of about 8.6 kilometers (5.34 miles), according to the USGS. There were no immediate reports of any injuries or casualties, Turkey’s Ministry of Interior Disaster and …
  • Set-piece specialists Bengaluru just too good for Odisha 23 Jan 2020 05:35 Erik Paartalu is the go-to player during dead-ball scenarios and he didn't disappoint... Martin Perez Guedes could have been Odisha's hero in the 45th minute, just before the half-time whistle, in Wednesday's Indian Super League (ISL) fixture …
  • Amphenol Corporation (APH) CEO Adam Norwitt on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 23 Jan 2020 05:24 Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call January 22, 2020 1:00 PM ET Company Participants Craig Lampo - CFO Adam Norwitt - CEO Conference Call Participants Amit Daryanani - Evercore ISI Mark Delaney - Goldman Sachs Wamsi Mohan - …
  • 14 new flights planned for better air link to Odisha 23 Jan 2020 05:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  A total of 14 new flights are planned to several national and international destinations to improve connectivity with Odisha. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said the new flights to and from Odisha have been planned …
  • Isro unveils robot who will travel to space 23 Jan 2020 05:13 Female humanoid ‘Vyom Mitra’ will accompany 3 Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan mission. Bengaluru: Isro on Wednesday unveiled Vyom Mitra, a ‘half humanoid’. Vyom Mitra gets her name from two Sanskrit words — Vyom meaning Sky; Heaven in Sanskrit and Mitra, …
  • Indian shares rebound after sharp fall, banks gain 23 Jan 2020 05:03 BENGALURU, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Indian shares rebounded on Thursday after a sharp pullback this week, driven by bargain-hunting and well-received earnings reports from Axis Bank and Larsen & Toubro (L&T). The NSE Nifty 50 index, which has slid 2% …
  • Mangaluru Police gets custody of man who planted IED at airport 23 Jan 2020 04:57 Mangaluru: Mangaluru Commissioner of Police PS Harsha said that Aditya Rao, who surrendered before Bengaluru Police after planting an improvised explosive device (IED) at the Mangaluru International Airport, is now in their custody. “Our Investigation team …
  • Infosys mirrors India plan, eyes more campus hires in the US 23 Jan 2020 04:49 BENGALURU: Infosys has been strengthening its base of college graduates in the US over the past two years, leveraging strong university connects. The idea is to mirror the strategy in India, where IT services companies have a broad base of young employees, …
  • Yediyurappa Govt invites global business leaders to Invest Karnataka summit 23 Jan 2020 04:41 BS Yediyurappa-led government of Karnataka on Wednesday invited global business leaders to the 'Invest Karnataka 2020' Summit in Bengaluru in November. The chief minister, who is at Davos to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting, announced …
  • Mass tree planting along India’s Cauvery River has scientists sceptical 23 Jan 2020 04:41 The Isha Foundation, a spiritual organisation headquartered in south India, is taking on the cause of revitalising India’s imperiled rivers. With government and public support, it says it has successfully raised enough money to plant more than 46 million …
  • Where tennis and cricket meet: Friendly banter, camaraderie & the unbreakable bond between Gavaskar & Amritraj 23 Jan 2020 04:29 A tall guy and a short guy walk into a stadium... Vijay Amritraj, 6ft 4 in, and Sunil Gavaskar, 5ft 5 in, could be in a joke together, or a Walter Matthau-Jack Lemmon type of comedy. Such is their camaraderie. It was evident in Amritraj’s anecdotes and one …
  • IT rejigs its bills as deals dry up 23 Jan 2020 04:29 BENGALURU: As IT services companies compete to win in a market where demand is dwindling and there is increased pressure to retain clients, large deals are witnessing a financial engineering component. These could range from one-time discounts or deferred …
  • Experts write to government on cyber fixes 23 Jan 2020 04:29 BENGALURU: Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements, improved breach disclosure norms and use of open-source software while encouraging …
  • China bookings hit amidst Coronavirus outbreak 23 Jan 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Travellers from India have begun cancelling bookings to China in light of the deadly coronavirus outbreak and search queries for cities like Beijing and Shanghai are declining, travel operators and online agents said. “We are getting …
  • UK anti-doping body says WADA has not asked for retesting of samples 23 Jan 2020 04:07 REUTERS: The UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD) said it has not received any requests by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reanalyse blood and urine samples of athletes, including that of four-times Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah. WADA wants to investigate …
  • Make Right to Health a fundamental right, says panel 23 Jan 2020 03:17 Express News Service NEW DELHI:  A high-level panel on reforms in the health sector has come up with radical suggestions like shifting healthcare from the state list to the concurrent list in the Constitution, opening over 3,000-5,000 small private …
  • I feel proud to be seen as proper actor, and not just a comedian: Shivraj KR Pete 23 Jan 2020 03:17 By Express News Service Shivraj KR Pete, who has won millions of hearts with his comedy act, says he came to Bengaluru 14 years ago, with a dream to become an actor. However, he didn’t get the right kind of opportunity, and the reality show, Comedy …
  • Boeing delays 777X plane's first test flight due to bad weather 23 Jan 2020 03:13 The folding wingtip of an unpainted 777X is pictured at Boeing's Everett facility after it was announced that their 777X model will make its first test flight later in the week in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson ( …
  • Boy weighing 6kg at birth draws visitors 23 Jan 2020 03:11 22 Jan 2020, 09:52PM ISTSource: TNNA baby boy weighing a whopping 5.9kg at birth is drawing a steady stream of visitors at government-run Vanivilas Hospital, Bengaluru. The baby, born on January 18 morning, is said to be the ‘heaviest’ the hospital has …
  • HCL Tech to double fresher hiring 23 Jan 2020 03:07 BENGALURU: HCL Technologies, one of the fastest growing IT companies in India, plans to nearly double its campus recruits to 15,000 in the financial year 2020-21, from 8,600 this fiscal. This will include hiring of 500 students from premier B-schools. “ …
  • HSBC appoints Kaber Mclean as Australia CEO 23 Jan 2020 03:05 FILE PHOTO: HSBC logo is seen on a branch bank in the financial district in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) - HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) on Thursday appointed Kaber Mclean as chief executive officer of its Australian …
  • Australia's Downer EDI lowers annual profit outlook by 18% as costs surge 23 Jan 2020 03:05 Jan 23 (Reuters) - Australia’s Downer EDI cut its annual profit forecast on Thursday amid a surge in costs at its loss-making construction contracts, sending the company’s shares sharply lower to mark their worst session in nearly a decade. The revised …
  • Food battle at International Young Chef Olympiad 23 Jan 2020 02:55 By Express News Service If Masterchef Junior taught us anything, it was start ‘em off young. The Indian course of the 6th edition of the International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO), one the world’s biggest culinary battle for student chefs, will be held across …
  • Isro to study tech needed to send Indians to moon 23 Jan 2020 02:54 BENGALURU: India’s space agency has set up a two-member team to study the technologies needed to send a human mission to the moon, people familiar with the development said. This will be an extension of its human spaceflight programme Gaganyaan. The …
  • Gold steady as fears of China virus epidemic mount 23 Jan 2020 02:28 Gold prices held steady on Thursday, as rising fears over the spread of China’s new flu-like virus supported the safe-haven metal. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was flat at $1,558.93 per ounce by 0127 GMT. U.S. gold futures rose 0.3% at $1,561.00. * China’s new …
  • NIF invites application for fellowship and Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Book Prize 23 Jan 2020 02:11 The New India Foundation (NIF), working to promote, research on the culture and history of post-Independence India, is inviting applications for its fellowship as well as the annual Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Book Prize for non-fiction, the foundation …
  • Checking on friends and missing class: protests bring fear to India's campuses 23 Jan 2020 02:09 BENGALURU/ NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - One of India’s most famous universities is half-empty and some students who are on campus track each other on mobile devices to ensure people are safe, as violent clashes spill on to campuses that are seen as a …
  • Knife-wielding youths terrorise people in broad daylight, abuse cops 23 Jan 2020 02:06 By Express News Service KOCHI: In a clear indication of the city becoming a hotspot for drug addicts, a group of youths, suspected to be under the influence of drugs, terrorised a busy thoroughfare near the High Court in broad daylight on Wednesday by …
  • Coastal containers to chug via Vallarpadam rail link 23 Jan 2020 02:06 Express News Service KOCHI:  The Vallarpadam rail link, constructed exclusively for transporting containers to and from the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) here, had never been utilised to its fullest ever since its commissioning in …
  • IMA scam victims can file for claims online 23 Jan 2020 02:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Senior IAS officer Harsh Gupta, who is the Competent Authority for IMA Group of Companies, informed the Karnataka High Court that online claim application software has been developed for calling claims, and intends to …
  • Top cop presses for ‘realistic’ deadline in online food delivery  23 Jan 2020 02:06 Express News Service BENGALURU: City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao wants online and app-based food delivery services to extend their 30-minute deadline to a minimum of 45 minutes, keeping in view traffic and the safety of delivery agents. Rao told The …
  • NIA to probe fake SIM card terror module 23 Jan 2020 02:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the investigation of the fake SIM card network, which allegedly has links with the assassins of Marthandam (Tamil Nadu) Sub-Inspector Wilson.  The central agency is …
  • Desilt Bellandur, Varthur lakes by May: NGT 23 Jan 2020 02:06 Express News Service BENGALURU: A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) visited Bellandur and Varthur lakes on Saturday and has set a deadline for Bengaluru Development Authority officials to desilt the water bodies.  Committee members …
  • Find out who ordered demolition of sheds: HC 23 Jan 2020 02:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU:The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the Bengaluru City Police Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into which authority was responsible for the demolition of shanties on private land in Kariyammana Agrahara on …
  • IS terror module case goes to NIA 23 Jan 2020 02:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will take over the case in which three persons were arrested from Bengaluru and a suspected IS terror module was busted by the Tamil Nadu ‘Q’ branch police recently. Sources said, the …
  • Australian shares fall as energy, industrial stocks weigh; NZ dips 23 Jan 2020 02:05 * Westpac names John McFarlane as chairman * Class-action filed against CBA pension arm * CIMIC to take A$1.8 bln one-off charge By Shreya Mariam Job Jan 23 (Reuters) - Australian shares fell on Thursday as a tumble in oil prices knocked over energy stocks …
  • Meet Vyommitra, the legless female humanoid robot India's sending to space 23 Jan 2020 02:00 ISRO will send humanoid robot Vyommitra into space for its next unmanned mission. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET The Indian Space Research Organization hasn't had the best luck lately with its space missions. Back in September, ISRO hoped …
  • Bomb scare: Aditya Rao did not act alone, it’s a conspiracy, says Cong MLA UT Khader 23 Jan 2020 01:59 By Express News Service MANGALORE: Congress MLA UT Khader on Wednesday said that Aditya Rao, the accused in the bomb scare in Mangaluru, could not have acted alone in plating the explosive the airport. He said the police should find the others involved, …
  • Sour BJP veterans explore Congress option 23 Jan 2020 01:59 Express News Service BELAGAVI: The BS Yediyurappa government is expected to land in some serious trouble if it fails to accommodate some of its senior and popular legislators in the cabinet, besides the new MLAs. Several disgruntled BJP legislators, …
  • CM Yediyurappa networks, woos investors at Davos 23 Jan 2020 01:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In the sub-zero temperatures of Davos, Switzerland, where the World Economic Forum is meeting, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is busy raising the heat on investments in Karnataka. The CM, who has earlier hosted mega events …
  • Mangaluru bomb scare: Family disowned Aditya years ago, says brother 23 Jan 2020 01:59 By Express News Service MANGALORE: Akshath, the younger brother of Aditya Rao who allegedly planted a bomb at Mangaluru airport, said his family had disowned him (Aditya) a few years ago after he failed to “mend his ways”. Akshath, who works with a …
  • Your guide to body detox 23 Jan 2020 01:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: A detoxification regime typically consists of a carefully structured diet and lifestyle changes designed to enhance your body’s detoxification system. Many detox diets in the market use vitamins, minerals, diuretics, …
  • Back pain? Poor posture may be at fault 23 Jan 2020 01:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: Did you know that way you sit while working can affect your health? People don’t maintain perfect posture all day. They tend to slouch in one direction or another, put their chin on hands while reading and bend toward …
  • Flour and fabulous  23 Jan 2020 01:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: With each passing day, Bengalureans seem to be taking a sharp turn towards eating clean. This isn’t just limited to homemade food, with people looking for healthy alternatives while eating out too. This would explain the use …
  • Breaking: Bengaluru MLA N.A. Haris wounded in a blast, sustains leg injury 23 Jan 2020 01:07 NA Haris, MLA Shantinagarfacebook Bengaluru's MLA NA Haris has been injured in what appears to be a minor explosion at a private event in Viveknagar. The incident took place at around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and the ruling Congress leader was rushed to …
  • Special Sub-Inspector Wilson murder case handed to NIA 23 Jan 2020 00:37 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will take over the probe into the shooting of Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Kanniyakumari district on January 8, official sources confirmed on Wednesday. Abdul Shameem and Thoufiq from Thiruvithamcode, suspected to …
  • US economy to coast, no big boost expected from trade deal: Reuters poll 23 Jan 2020 00:36 BENGALURU: The initial trade deal between Washington and Beijing is unlikely to provide a significant boost to the U.S. economy and will only reduce the downside risk or at best help activity moderately, a Reuters poll showed. While financial markets were …
  • Prithvi Shaw leaves troubled past behind, seeks redemption 23 Jan 2020 00:30 Prithvi Shaw made 48 against New Zealand A on Wednesday. Prithvi Shaw woke up on Wednesday morning in Christchurch to unexpected but happy text messages of his selection in the one-day squad for India’s series in New Zealand. Until a week ago, he wasn’t …
  • Over 9,000 passengers screened at seven airports for Coronavirus 23 Jan 2020 00:26 Passengers being screened at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata. The Health Ministry has said that no case has been detected in India so far. Ministry of Civil Aviation India has stepped up screening efforts at airports with 9,156 …
  • Trains to zoom at 110 kmph on 2 routes in Bengaluru division 23 Jan 2020 00:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: For the first time in the South Western Railway zone, trains have been given green signal to run at a maximum speed of 110 kmph along two crucial stretches of the Bengaluru Railway Division from Saturday. The maximum …
  • An eye test of patience 23 Jan 2020 00:16 BENGALURU: Remember when your giant grunting child was a baby? When they were so tiny and defenceless that you’d take them to the doctor every time their noses so much as twitched before a sneeze? How every milestone was carefully noted in their medical …
  • Leadership role created to manage international students 23 Jan 2020 00:14 Essar Hall at Sault College Sault College is creating a new senior leadership role to oversee an international student cohort that now tops 1,000. Richard Peters began as vice-president of international student services and business development on Jan. 2. …
  • Morae Global Promotes Meredith Wells to Managing Director 22 Jan 2020 23:28 Morae Global Promotes Meredith Wells to Managing Director The new position builds upon her prior responsibilities by empowering her with greater latitude for how she works with Chief Compliance Officers and General Counsel on strategy, development and day- …
  • Ratnagiri: Carcass of 57-ft Bryde’s whale washes ashore 22 Jan 2020 22:53 While carcasses of several marine animals, including dolphin, porpoise, turtle and whale, have been found along Konkan coast, the cause of their death has mostly remained unclear. (AP Photo/Representational Image) The carcass of a 57-foot Bryde’s whale …
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia's pension arm hit with another class-action lawsuit 22 Jan 2020 22:52 FILE PHOTO: The logo for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia adorns their head office in central Sydney, Australia, October 12, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo (Reuters) - Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX) said on Thursday a class-action …
  • How will new 'age appropriate' code protect children online? 22 Jan 2020 22:48 The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), an independent regulatory office that aims to “uphold information rights in the public interest”, has published a new Age Appropriate Design Code to protect children online. The code, the draft of which was …
  • Ford expects $2.2 bln pre-tax hit related to pension plans in fourth quarter 22 Jan 2020 22:45 FILE PHOTO: Ford logo is pictured at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Wednesday its fourth quarter results will be hit by a pre-tax loss of …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Prayer and adoration after the profanation of the Blessed Sacrament in Bangalore 22 Jan 2020 22:44 Bangalore - On 24 January the entire diocesan community of Bangalore "is called to do penance and reparation in churches and religious houses for this sacrilegious and ignominious deed", says Archbishop Peter Machado, at the head of the Catholic …
  • Ford expects US$2.2 billion pre-tax hit related to pension plans in fourth quarter 22 Jan 2020 22:44 Business Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday its fourth quarter results will be hit by a pre-tax loss of about US$2.2 billion due to higher contributions to its employees pension plans. 23 Jan 2020 06:36AM Bookmark REUTERS: Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday its …
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia's pension arm hit with class-action lawsuit 22 Jan 2020 22:26 FILE PHOTO: The logo for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia adorns their head office in central Sydney, Australia, October 12, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo (Reuters) - Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX) said on Thursday a class-action …
  • Texas Instruments forecasts current-quarter revenue above estimates 22 Jan 2020 21:52 FILE PHOTO: A Texas Instruments Office is shown in San Diego, California, U.S., April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc (TXN.O) forecast revenue for the current quarter above analysts’ estimates on Wednesday and …
  • Kinder Morgan profit jumps 26per cent on Gulf Coast Express pipeline strength 22 Jan 2020 21:48 Business U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc reported a 26per cent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, benefiting from higher gas takeaway from Permian Basin through its Gulf Coast Express pipeline. 23 Jan 2020 05:11AM Bookmark REUTERS: U.S. …
  • Head of Hallmark Cards unit Crown Media to step down 22 Jan 2020 21:38 Jan 22 (Reuters) - Hallmark Cards Inc said on Wednesday Bill Abbott, chief executive officer of its unit Crown Media Family Networks, will step down after 11 years at the helm, a month after he faced criticism for pulling advertisements featuring same-sex …
  • Kinder Morgan profit jumps 26% on Gulf Coast Express pipeline strength 22 Jan 2020 21:30 FILE PHOTO: Kinder Morgan North 40 facility in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Candace Elliott (Reuters) - U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI.N) reported a 26% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, benefiting from …
  • Newsdeck: Google finds security flaws in Apple’s web browser – FT 22 Jan 2020 21:30   The vulnerabilities were found in a tool specifically designed to protect privacy and could have allowed third parties to obtain sensitive information about the browsing habits of users, the report added. Alphabet Inc’s Google disclosed the flaws to …
  • REFILE-UPDATE 1-Australia's Westpac hires veteran banker McFarlane as chairman to tide over crisis 22 Jan 2020 21:23 FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian looks at his phone as he walks past a logo for Australia's Westpac Banking Corp located outside a branch in central Sydney, Australia, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray (Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) on …
  • Australia's Westpac hires veteran banker MacFarlane as chairman to tide over crisis 22 Jan 2020 21:17 (Adds background on scandal, chairman-elect comment, details) Jan 23 (Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp on Thursday named banking veteran John McFarlane as chairman, entrusting the former Australia and New Zealand Banking Group boss to help steer it through …
  • Texas Instruments beats quarterly revenue estimates 22 Jan 2020 21:15 Jan 22 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc beat quarterly revenue estimates on Wednesday and said most of its markets showed signs of stabilizing. The company’s net income fell to $1.07 billion, or $1.12 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. …
  • Meet 'Vyom Mitra', Isro's robot 22 Jan 2020 21:11 BENGALURU: ‘Vyom Mitra’ spoke haltingly about her abilities to perform life support operations or respond to queries as she waved her robotic arm, but she was undoubtedly the piece de resistance on being unveiled by Isro to astronauts, experts from top …
  • Ex-CM Siddaramaiah backs girl who held ‘Free Kashmir’ placard 22 Jan 2020 20:27 The case has been adjourned to January 24. Mysuru: Former Mysuru University student B. Nalini who held a “Free Kashmir” placard during a protest against the CAA recently inviting police action, has received the backing of former CM and Congress leader …
  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 strikes near Kirkagac, Turkey- USGS 22 Jan 2020 20:21 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck near the Turkish town of Kirkagac on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, centered 15 km (9.32 miles) east of the town was at very shallow, at a depth of about 8.6 kilometers (5.34 …
  • WRAPUP 12-China's Wuhan shuts down transport as global alarm mounts over virus spread 22 Jan 2020 20:09 BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Deaths from China’s new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday, with more than 540 cases confirmed, leading the city at the center of the outbreak to close transport networks and urge citizens not to leave as fears rose of …
  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 strikes 15 kms east of Kirkagac, Turkey- USGS 22 Jan 2020 20:09 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck 15 kilometers east of Kirkagac, Turkey, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday. The quake was at a depth of about 8.6 kilometers, according to USGS. Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru, …
  • CORRECTED-Canada's Rogers expects to spend up to C$2.9 bln in 2020 22 Jan 2020 20:08 (Reuters) - Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO) said on Wednesday it expects to spend up to C$2.9 billion ($2.21 billion) this year to expand its communications infrastructure in Canada, including for 5G, but warned that “punitive” regulations would slow …
  • ISL: Bengaluru run over Odisha to move to top spot 22 Jan 2020 19:46 Bengaluru FC bounced back from their previous defeat in style with a dominating 3-0 win over Odisha FC in their home Indian Super League clash in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Deshorn Brown (23rd) scored in his first start for the Blues before goals by Rahul …
  • 3-capital theory 22 Jan 2020 19:36 By: Editorial | Published: January 23, 2020 12:02:06 am While the Mughals and the Raj had contented themselves with two seasonal capitals, to protect top officials from extreme weather, geographically splitting the arms of government has not been attempted …
  • No novel coronavirus case found in India: Health Ministry 22 Jan 2020 19:28 A total of 43 flights and 9,156 passengers have been screened for novel Coronavirus (nCoV) illness till January 21 and no cases have been detected through the efforts, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.  “We are on alert and our …
  • DAVOS-Reports of 'big brother' China social credit system untrue -AI expert Xue Lan 22 Jan 2020 19:26 (Reuters) - A high-ranking Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) expert on Wednesday defended the country’s social credit score system, despite what he said were implementation issues. Other countries have expressed concern over the possible impact on their …
  • DAVOS-Fed may tighten in 2nd half 2020 if inflation quickens - Guggenheim CIO Minerd 22 Jan 2020 19:20 Jan 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve could tighten monetary policy as soon as the second half of 2020, provided inflation even modestly picks up, Guggenheim Partners Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said on Wednesday. Minerd said he …
  • Congress MLA, 5 others injured in a low intensity blast in Bengaluru 22 Jan 2020 19:18 The injured have been shifted to St Philomina hospital. (Source: ANI) Karnataka Congress MLA N A Haris and five others got injured after a low-intensity blast took place during celebrations of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M G Ramachandran’s birth …
  • The GE Haliade-X 12 Windmill Is A Product Of Innovation With Many Benefits 22 Jan 2020 19:16 Investment Thesis Much has been written about General Electric (GE) during the past few years. Hardly a day goes by when an article about GE is published on Seeking Alpha. I have previously written four. Articles have ranged from bullish to bearish. They …
  • Bomb suspect flown in, to be produced in Mangaluru court 22 Jan 2020 19:14 Mangaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Mangaluru airport bomb suspect Aditya Rao, arrested on surrendering in Bengaluru on Wednesday, was flown to this port city in western Karnataka for custody and interrogation, the police said. “A special investigation team (SIT) …
  • U.S. stocks correction overdue, Bloomberg best placed to beat Trump -Scaramucci 22 Jan 2020 19:11 U.S. stocks are headed higher, although a 10% correction is “long overdue,” Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of Skybridge Capital, said on Wednesday. Scaramucci, who served as U.S. President Donald Trump’s communications director for …
  • Lab-grown meat producer Memphis Meats raises $161 mln in funding led by SoftBank 22 Jan 2020 19:11 Lab-grown meat producer Memphis Meats said on Wednesday it raised $161 million in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank Group, Singapore’s wealth fund Temasek Holdings and Norwest Venture Partners. The company said https://www.dropbox.com/sh…
  • Gold slips on resurgent risk appetite as virus fears ebb 22 Jan 2020 19:11 Gold eased slightly on Wednesday as risk sentiment recovered and the dollar held firm, but expectations of dovish monetary policy from global central banks capped bullion’s losses and kept prices above the $1,550 an ounce level. Spot gold was down 0.1% at …
  • Stocks edge up as China virus worries abate; oil drops 22 Jan 2020 19:11 NEW YORK — World stock markets bounced back on Wednesday, even as deaths from China’s new virus rose to 17, while oil prices tumbled as a market surplus forecast alleviated supply concerns. Worries about contagion of the virus and its effect on the global …
  • Bengaluru: No Cauvery water supply in several areas on Jan 23 22 Jan 2020 18:55
  • Bengaluru FC’s Carles Cuadrat - Our plan worked against Odisha 22 Jan 2020 18:47 Bengaluru’s Spanish boss was happy with the performance of new recruit Deshorn Brown who scored a goal in his second appearance for the club… After a disappointing defeat in Mumbai, Bengaluru FC returned to winning ways in style as they beat Odisha FC 3-0 …
  • Congress MLA NA Haris, four others injured in low-intensity blast in Bengaluru 22 Jan 2020 18:39 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tension prevailed in Shantinagar when Congress MLA NA Haris and four others were injured after a cracker burst near the chair where he was sitting. The MLA was immediately shifted to St Philomina's hospital where he …
  • Bengaluru run over Odisha dominantly to move to top spot 22 Jan 2020 17:38 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Published: January 22, 2020 10:10:08 pm Rahul Bheke celebrating his goal. (Source: ISL) Bengaluru FC bounced back from their previous match defeat in style with a dominating 3-0 win over Odisha FC in their home Indian Super League …
  • LN Mittal proposes R&D centre in steel in Bengaluru 22 Jan 2020 17:27 BENGALURU: Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, chairman of world’s largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal has offered to set up a research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru to conduct research on various forms of steel usage. He mooted the idea to chief minister …
  • ISL: Dominant Bengaluru run over Odisha to claim top spot 22 Jan 2020 17:25 Bengaluru bounced back from their defeat to Mumbai City in style with a dominating 3-0 win against Odisha FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday. Deshorn Brown (23') scored in his first start for the Blues before goals by Rahul Bheke (25…