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My Life is Disabled By My Environment: Why Accessibility Matters

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on My Life is Disabled By My Environment: Why Accessibility Matters

By Diethono Nakhro So, when was the last time you had to turn back without getting your work done because you couldn’t get into an office building? Or decline an invitation to an event or missed out on a celebration because the venue was inaccessible? Have you ever been unable to go to school, college or […]

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Why Onion Prices are Bringing Tears to Farmers’ Eyes

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  Business, Feature  /  Comments Off on Why Onion Prices are Bringing Tears to Farmers’ Eyes

By Saurabh Katkurwar | IANS The Narendra Modi government may have promised to double farm incomes by 2022, but farmers in the country’s onion-growing regions are appalled at the bizarre market dynamics that keep its retail price hovering between Rs 20-30 a kilogram while they struggle to get even 10-20 per cent of the final cost. […]

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Highest weather-related damage in 2017

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Feature, Top News  /  Comments Off on Highest weather-related damage in 2017

Katowice (Poland), Dec. 4 (IANS): Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka and Dominica were hardest hit in 2017, the year with the highest weather-related losses ever recorded, the Global Climate Risk Index, published by Germanwatch, said on Tuesday. India was 14th highest on the global vulnerability list over the 20-year period from 1998, a result of an […]

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Digital is Passe, Focus on Becoming Intelligent Enterprises — SAP to Businesses

By   /  December 2, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Digital is Passe, Focus on Becoming Intelligent Enterprises — SAP to Businesses

By Vivek Singh Chauhan | IANS In order to thrive, organisations should focus on becoming intelligent enterprises, a top SAP SE executive has said, emphasising that in todays fast-paced businesses, processing huge amounts of data in real-time and analysing them to make quick decisions is critical. According to the global software firm, intelligent enterprises do more […]

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Bush Steered US Through Epoch-Making End to Cold War With Pragmatism

By   /  December 2, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Bush Steered US Through Epoch-Making End to Cold War With Pragmatism

By Arul Louis | IANS George Herbert Walker Bush, who deftly steered the US through the epoch-making upheaval that ended with the end of the Soviet Union and the emergence of his country as the dominant world power as President from 1989 to 1993, died a day earlier in Houston. The 94-year-old patrician, who embodied the […]

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75-80% chance of El Niño event in next three months, warns UN agency

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Feature, Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on 75-80% chance of El Niño event in next three months, warns UN agency

The natural phenomenon has major influence on global weather, bringing droughts and floods Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Nov. 27: The United Nation’s World Meteorological Organisation has warned there is a 75-80% chance of an El Niño event— a phenomenon that can have an extreme effect on weather— forming within the next three months. El Niño […]

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Social Networking Sites Operate for Profit, need for proper control — Australian Cybersecurity Expert

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Social Networking Sites Operate for Profit, need for proper control — Australian Cybersecurity Expert

By Rajnish Singh | IANS There is need for proper control of services provided by social networking sites as their nature is to make profits and not improve the world, an Australian cybersecurity expert has warned, noting that countries such as China and Korea have taken steps to “stop bad things happening”. In an interview with […]

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Memories Fade: 10 Years After 26/11 Mumbai Terror Mayhem

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Memories Fade: 10 Years After 26/11 Mumbai Terror Mayhem

Nov. 26 is the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks By Quaid Najmi | IANS Ten years after the dastardly Mumbai terror attacks, memories of the bloody mayhem seem to have faded in peoples minds like some horrible nightmare – but for survivors and families of victims the day still evokes dread. Except for symbolic […]

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New definition of kilogram from May next year—Government

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  Feature, Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on New definition of kilogram from May next year—Government

New Delhi, Nov. 19 (IANS): India will adopt a new definition of the kilogram (kg) from May next year, after representatives of 60 countries last week voted to redefine the International System of Units. The new SI System will be helpful in bringing in accuracy while dealing with international trade, biotechnology, high-tech manufacturing and human […]

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Advisory to Bakeries

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Advisory to Bakeries

1. The premises shall be clean and maintain overall hygienic environment. 2. All equipments shall be kept clean, washed, dried and stacked at the close of business to ensure freedom from growth of mould/fungi and infestation. 3. The drainage system should be efficient and there shall be adequate provisions for disposal of refuse. 4. The […]

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